First Day of Chinese New Year Is a Box-Office Winner

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The Year of the Dog may turn out to be a howling success for China’s movie industry. Read More

Manhattan Mystery: Chen Sicheng Brings ‘Detective Chinatown’ Series to New York City

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Writer-director Chen Sicheng talks about his experience of shooting "Detective Chinatown 2" in New York City for 40 days over the fall. It was the first Chinese-language production in the U.S. to use union crews. Read More

China Curbs Ticket Subsidies in Blockbuster Season

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The subsidies are a marketing tool used by film studios, distributors and online platforms to fill seats during competitive periods. The companies pay for part of the cost of the ticket, which is set by the distributor and the cinema. Read More

Headlines From China: Alibaba Now Holds Shares In All Major Film Companies

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Alibaba is currently a shareholder in multiple leading film companies across the Chinese film industry, covering the entire supply chain from funding, production to distribution.  Read More

Headlines From China: Slow Box Office Before Chinese New Year

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Neither Huge Jackman’s The Greatest Showman, nor high-budget Chinese film Till the End of the World can save the pre-Chinese New Year box office in China. Read More

How to Celebrate Chinese New Year? See These Chinese Films in February in NYC

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This month, the four highly anticipated Chinese new year films in the middle kingdom will also be released in North America. Check them out if they are available at a theater near you! Read More

Headlines from China: A Look At The Most Anticipated Chinese New Year Films

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Big-budget local films, mostly sequels, are going to dominate the Chinese New Year box office in 2018, including Monster Hunt 2 , Detective Chinatown 2 , The Monkey King 3 , and Operation Red Sea. Read More

Headlines from China: New Year Films Ready for Fierce Competition

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The releases of “Youth” and “The Thousand Faces of Dunjia” signal the premiering of more holiday movies to come during the 2018 New Year season. 21 holiday movies are to be released during a 19-day period, including “Namiya,” “Operation Red Sea,” and “The Liquidator.” Read More

Lunar New Year Box Office: The Biggest Week Ever

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Moviegoing in China during the weeklong Lunar New Year holiday has become essential recreation for many Chinese families in recent years.  The past two years in particular have each established new box office records for the highest grossing seven-day period in any single territory. The largest daily totals occur on the first day of the Read More

V-Day Box Office: La La, xXx Win ♥♥♥, Earn $$$

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xXx and La La Land benefit from a Valentine’s Day box office boom. Chinese moviegoers got in the holiday spirit, pre-booking seats for a Valentine’s Day screening of La La Land in Beijing. (Courtesy Weibo) Date-night at Chinese cineplexes propelled the box office on Valentine’s Day to an estimated RMB 384 million ($55.9 million) in ticket Read More