20 Years of Hong Kong Cinema: Part II

 /  Opinion  / 
This is the second part of a three-part series in which we take a look at Hong Kong cinema from the time of the 1997 changeover up to today. Read More

On Screen China: Nationalist Films Heat Up Frigid Summer Box Office

 /  Box Office  / 
After last weekend's box office hit a three-and-a-half-month low, two films intended to stoke nationalism prior to Army Day on August 1 -- action sequel Wolf Warriors II and the propaganda film The Founding of an Army -- take on the heavy responsibility this weekend of rescuing China's lackluster domestic blackout period. Read More

Alibaba Increases Stake in Tao Piao Piao, Gets Closer to Entertainment Ecosystem

 /  News  / 
Alibaba Pictures said that it will increase its stake in online ticketing platform Tao Piao Piao for 1.3 billion yuan and further its goal of building an entertainment ecosystem. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s ‘The Taste of Rice Flower’ to Compete at Venice Days

 /  Headlines From China  / 
12 films, including the Chinese film ‘The Taste of Rice Flower’, have been selected to compete at the 2017 Venice Days. Read More

China Copyrights: Ultraman, My Ultraman

 /  Legal  / 
The dispute between Tsuburuya and Blue Arc Animation over the rights to Ultraman hasn’t yet resulted in a lawsuit in China, but it's worth taking a closer look at the facts. Read More

20 Years of Hong Kong Cinema: Part I

 /  Opinion  / 
In the first part of a three-part series, we take a look at Hong Kong cinema from the time of the 1997 changeover up to today. Read More

China’s Venture Capitalists Are Going Gaga Over This Tibetan Pilgrimage Film

 /  News  / 
A film about the 1,200-mile journey from Tibet to the sacred Mt. Kailash has found a cult following among China’s venture capitalists and startup founders. Read More

Communist Youth League Criticizes ‘Dahufa’ for Its ‘Malicious’ Political Metaphors

 /  News  / 
10 days after its release, Chinese animated film Dahufa has been criticized by the Communist Youth League for its "malicious" political metaphors. Read More

China Opens Cinema on Contested Island in South China Sea

 /  News  / 
The new theater is China’s latest attempt to legitimize its ownership of the contested area after already building a farm, a hospital and a tourist resort. Read More

China Box Office: Local Summer Films Flame Out

 /  Box Office  / 
Local films aren't exactly bringing in the crowds government regulators had hoped for during the annual summer blackout period as the weekend box office dropped to its lowest total since the beginning of April.  Read More

BOX OFFICE BEST

17-23 July
FILMSTHIS WEEKGROSSWEEK NO.
WU KONG33.192.52
BROTHERHOOD OF BLADES 226.226.21
DESPICABLE ME 320.8135.73
FATHER AND SON12.312.31
DA HU FA6.010.92
Results: ARTISAN GATEWAY (US$ M)

MONEY ON THE MOVE

YAHOO! FINANCE
NAMEPRICECHANGECHANGE %
IMAX$31.85-0.77 -2.38%
BONA$13.630.000.00%
300027$10.490.21 2.04%
RENN$1.65-0.01 -0.90%
SINA$69.08-0.64 -0.92%

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