China Denies Ban on South Korean Entertainers, Sort of, Maybe

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China continues to deny officially any ban on Korean entertainers or entertainment products, but state-run media reports and the evidence say otherwise. Read More

Novelist Behind Hit Chinese TV Show Accused of Plagiarizing 200 Works

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An alliance of authors, playwrights, and anti-plagiarism crusaders is preparing a lawsuit against an acclaimed online novelist, accusing her of copying over 200 works, online news outlet Jiemian reported Monday. Read More

Chinese Reality TV Show Under Fire For Inappropriate Pairing

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A popular television show has been criticized for its depiction of a Chinese Olympic athlete and his "daughter." Read More

Explainer: Why Feng Xiaogang’s ‘Madame Bovary’ Isn’t Madame Bovary

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Moviegoers in China and overseas may miss the reference in Feng Xiaogang's new film "I Am Not Madame Bovary," in part because the director is not invoking Gustave Flaubert's titular character, but a rather different leading lady of Chinese literature. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Madame Bovary’ Wins Social Media Sparring

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A public spat between director Feng Xiaogang and Dalian Wanda Group boss Wang Jianlin didn't seem to have a negative impact on Feng's film's performance. Read More

A Good Week For Experimental Cinema With ‘Madame Bovary’ and ‘Billy Lynn’

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Among all the paint-by-numbers popcorn movies in Chinese cinemas this month, there are a couple of stand-out arthouse films by ethnically Chinese directors which are pushing the creative envelope in interesting ways. Read More

LeEco Raises Funding, Reshuffles Management Amid Cash Crunch

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China’s internet giant LeEco announced Tuesday that the company has secured US$600 million of funding from a dozen of local investors. Read More

Feng Xiaogang Lashes out at China’s Richest Man over ‘Bovary’ Interference

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Director Feng Xiaogang accuses Dalian Wanda Group Chairman Wang Jianlin of creating a monopoly to punish rival Huayi Brothers. Read More

On Screen China: ‘I Am Not Madame Bovary’ Finally Arrives

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Doctor Strange’s two week-run atop the box office charts in China will come to an end on Friday with the release of director Feng Xiaogang’s (冯小刚) black comedy I Am Not Madame Bovary (我不是潘金莲). Read More

In China, Obama and Kim Jong Un Are Actors and Best Friends

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Two doppelganger actors are striving to shed the very personas that lifted them from obscurity. Read More

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