Socially Conscious Cinema: Fifth China Women’s Film Festival Comes to Beijing in September

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Hollywood hasn't exactly caught up with the depictions of women's lives. Thankfully, there are plenty of talented filmmakers endeavoring to slowly but surely reverse that trend as of late, and you can see some of their best work at the fifth annual China Women's Film Festival. Read More

Courtyard Cinema Sets Scenes for Beijing’s Blind Moviegoers

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How does a blind person “watch” a movie? Wang Weili, the founder of an “alternative cinema” in Beijing, has perfected a way that enables thousands of blind moviegoers in China to enjoy classics including Terminator and Jurassic Park. Read More

Stephon Marbury Stars as Himself in ‘My Other Home’

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"My Other Home" (or known by its Chinese name, "I Am Marbury") is a biographical film that stars Stephon Marbury as himself as he finds redemption in the wake of a failed exit from the NBA by leading the Beijing Ducks to the first of three championship seasons. Read More

Legal Protections for Sports Broadcasts in China Conference, Beijing, June 23

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On Friday June 23, in collaboration with the National Copyright Administration of China, the United States Patent and Trademark Office will be putting on a one-day conference on legal protections for sports broadcasts. Read More

Four More Chinese Cinemas Punished for Box Office Fraud

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The Beijing Miruiku Cinema near Ritan Park in the capital’s diplomatic area was fined over RMB 20 million (US$2.9 million) after an investigation by the Beijing Cultural Law Enforcement Agency found it was guilty of box office fraud. Read More

Korean Movies Face Beijing International Film Festival Ban: Report

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Hollywood should take note that the current freeze on Korean films, television, and popular music could similarly be employed against American entertainment if a trade war or other dispute between China and the US emerged. Read More

Film Review: ‘Some Like It Hot’ More like Lukewarm Water

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A typical, and not unentertaining contemporary Chinese comedy of upwardly-mobile, city-dwelling, professional-class Chinese boy-men, dumbstruck by hot young women who are not their wives, with an unsubtle moral tacked on the end. Read More

George Michael and Wham! Set the Stage for 30 Years of Concerts in China

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April 7, 2015 marked the 30th anniversary of the first time a major concert by a Western pop act was held in China – a visit from Wham! (George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley), who played to a crowd of 15,000 at Beijing's Workers Gymnasium. Read More

Universal Studios Breaks Ground on Beijing Park

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First announced in 2014 and with plans for Steven Spielberg to play a role in its design, Universal Studios broke ground Monday on its multi-billion dollar amusement park in eastern Beijing Monda Read More

‘Martian,’ ‘Point Break’ Deliver 1-2 Import Punch to Four New Chinese Films

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Director Ridley Scott’s sci-fi survival saga The Martian held on to its lead at China’s box office for a second weekend, grossing $13.7 million and pushing up its overall take to $75.1 million after 12 days in theaters. The 20th Century Fox film narrowly edged out Alcon Entertainment’s extreme sports action film Point Break, which Read More