On Screen China: Disney Hopes ‘Jungle’ will Rumble Box Office

 /  Box Office  / 
Expect an explosive weekend fueled by solid word of mouth and premium ticket sales at China's 200+ IMAX screens. Read More

Movie or Ad? ‘First Monday in May’ Reveals Condé Nast’s Met Takeover

 /  Opinion  / 
Tribeca Film Festival doc showcases Vogue Editor Anna Wintour's view of happy marriage between art and commerce. Read More

China Box Office: ‘London’ Opens Better in China than in U.S.

 /  Box Office  / 
Barring an explosive breakout for Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’ opening Friday April 15, China’s booming box office is at risk of its first year-on-year down month since December 2013. Read More

‘Captain America ‘ China-Bound Despite Army Dig at Disney ‘Propaganda’

 /  News  / 
Despite an emphasis on ‘socialist core values’—the priority of ‘social benefits’ over economic gains—box office still matters. Read More

Why Cinematic Superheroes Are Tough for China to Create

 /  Opinion  / 
Simply put, nobody really knows what it means to fight for “truth, justice, and the Chinese Way.” Read More

China On Screen: ‘London’ Will Rise this Weekend but Fall to ‘Jungle Book’

 /  Box Office  / 
CFI predicts a solid weekend for the Sony revenue-sharing import, but foresees a weak run overall. Read More

CFI Interview: HAN Capital’s John Liu on the Movies He’ll Make with $500M

 /  People  / 
The former Citigroup and SAV Capital Management executive is a history buff who wants to use the movies to teach the world about China. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Bodyguard’ No. 1 but ‘Chongqing Hotpot’ on the Boil

 /  Box Office  / 
China's second quarter box office could tip in favor of Hollywood with likely pix such as ‘Captain America’ and ‘Warcraft’ Read More

Dystopian Film ‘Ten Years’ Wins Best Picture in Hong Kong, China Censors News

 /  News  / 
A publicist for Ten Years told CFI the filmmakers were not surprised by the mainland media blackout because the Chinese government “wants to control people’s thinking.” Read More

Chinese Celebrity and the Soft Power Machine

 /  Entertainment Marketing  / 
In the first in a series of occasional guest Op-eds, China Film Insider brings you the voices of two academics in Britain who are recording milestones and studying trends in the growing world of Chinese moviemaking, Read More

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