Headlines from China: China Saw Record Low January Box Office Since 2015

 /  Headlines From China  / 
China box office totaled 3.37 billion yuan ($500 million) in January, down 32.1% compared to the same period last year. This is the lowest January box office figure since 2015. Read More

Chinese Counterfeiters’ Hot Product in 2019? Peppa Pig Couture

 /  Opinion  / 
A UK cartoon character is growing wildly popular in China that even becomes the target of counterfeiters, which has received endorsements from celebrities. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Sci-Fi Movie ‘The Wandering Earth’ to Open in North America in February

 /  Headlines From China  / 
The so-called first Chinese science-fiction blockbuster has been set to release in North America on February 8. Read More

The Latest Hot Celebrity Endorsement: Chinese Imperial History

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
China’s cultural promotion efforts are nothing new, but the emergence of these shows and their progeny demonstrates the nation’s desire to shape a national conversation around its own history — and its willingness to take to new forms of media to do so. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Deadpool 2’ Projected to Make No More than $45 M in China

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WeChat media account "yiqipaidianying" projects that the total China box office of the film will not exceed 300 million yuan ($45 million). Read More

New Live-streaming Rules Crack down on Women’s Clothing, Minors

 /  Technology  / 
Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei province, has released the country’s first official standards for live-streaming organizations, forbidding women from wearing provocative clothing and imposing stricter rules on underage streamers. Read More

Anime Series on Karl Marx Debuts to Mixed Reviews

 /  News  / 
On streaming site Bilibili, netizens are talking more about the German philosopher’s looks and less about his ideas. Read More

Headlines from China: 80% of Movie Theme Parks Are Losing Money

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Before 2018, movie theme park was a trendy sector that many top film companies, such as Huayi Brothers, Beijing Enlight Media and Wanda Pictures, were eager to tap into. That's not the case anymore. Read More

The Search for China’s Next Big Boy Band is Emphasizing “Social Responsibility” Over Sexiness

 /  TV  / 
As the authorities get increasingly nervous about the rise of the “Fan Economy” and the influence of the stars at its center, show creators are having to come up with new ways for light entertainment to meet the heavier demands of the widely-touted “New Era”. Read More

Headlines from China: A Look at Chinese Capital Behind the Oscar Nominees

 /  Headlines From China  / 
After "Green Book" was nominated for the Best Picture Award by the 91st Academy Awards, its Chinese co-producer Alibaba Pictures received lots of attention in China. However, Alibaba Pictures is not the first Chinese company that involved in Oscar-nominated films. Read More

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