On Screen China: Holiday Weekend Sweeps Away ‘Batman v Superman’

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A giant hole left by Batman v Superman’s epic underperformance will leave ample market space for three local films during this weekend’s Qingming (Tomb Sweeping) Festival. Read More

Labor of Love Results in ‘Beast of Burden,’ the first China-New Zealand Film Co-Production

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A 3D animated family feature film called ‘Beast of Burden’ is the first film to qualify for a tax break under the China-New Zealand agreement. Read More

New China-U.S. Film Summit Sprouts Mixed Messages About Collaboration

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While Hollywood takes a more conciliatory approach to working in China, Chinese companies are moving more confidently out into the global film industry, buying up swathes of Hollywood. A recent summit tried to get both sides to see eye to eye with mixed results. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Batman v Superman’ Fails to Pack a Punch

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Warner Bros.' challenge to Disney's Marvel Cinematic Universe will continue the trend of Hollywood blockbusters failing to gain traction with China’s increasingly picky mainstream audience. Read More

Legal Roundup: Government to Pay Theaters for Screening Domestic Films

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Imported movies accounted for 38.4% of 2015's total revenues, down from 45.5% in 2014. Read More

Hackneyed Hollywood Titles to Reappear in China With Chinese Characteristics

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It’s not clear who will reprise the Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep’s roles in the Chinese remake of ‘The Devil Wears Prada,’ set in Shanghai not New York. Read More

Lionsgate Stoner Flop ‘American Ultra’ Heads for China

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Lionsgate is trying to capitalize on the China release of DC Comics superhero film Batman v. Superman, also featuring Eisenberg. Read More

China Box Office: Disney Wins Back Chinese Animation Record

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China’s new animation champion 'Zootopia' means that the crown once again belongs to Walt Disney Animation. Read More

CFI Q&A With Author Peter Hessler on ‘River Town’ the Movie

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Not Since 'Iron and Silk' in 1991 has there been a major motion picture about an American teaching in China. Read More

Legal Roundup: Ip Man 3 Distributor Punished for Box Office Fraud

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Distributor Dayinmu suspended for one month, RMB 32 million subtracted from box office total Read More

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