China’s ‘Friends’ Knockoff Complains of Unauthorized Film

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The one where the movie about swashbuckling tomb raiders copies the show that copied the beloved American sitcom. Read More

China’s Disaster Artist Lashes Out Over Bad Reviews

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In an open letter written in strong rhetoric reminiscent of the Cultural Revolution, the 39-year-old director defended his movie, “Pure Hearts: Into Chinese Showbiz,” and urged the China Film Bureau to crack down on “the gangster of internet reviews,” as he described Chinese movie review site Douban. Read More

Headlines from China: Will Alibaba Reacquire Stake in Momo?

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More than one year ago, Alibaba sold down stakes in Momo four times and lost its position as the second largest shareholder. Momo's live streaming business then unexpectedly took off last year and brought the company significant amount of revenue. Read More

Headlines from China: Wang Xiaohui Named Head of China Film Bureau 

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It was announced on May 24 (Beijing Time) that Wang Xiaohui had been named Head of China Film Bureau. Previously a government agency, the Film Bureau became a part of the publicity department of the communist party in March this year as a part of China's government restructuring. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Film Bureau Denies Legitimacy of Smart Cinema

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In response to media’s requests for comments, China’s Film Bureau states that all digital platforms that release video and audio content are required to obtain a license, yet Smart Cinema hasn’t obtained such a license. Read More

Headlines from China: CAA China and Production Firm Give Me Five to Launch New Fund

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On April 26, CAA China and Chinese film and TV production company Give Me Five (五元文化) officially entered a deal to jointly launch a new script development fund. Read More

Headlines from China: China to Reward Cinemas for Showing More Local Films

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It was announced by China's film bureau on the Dec. 13 that movie theaters that generate over 55% of ticket sales from domestic films will be eligible for the rewards. Read More