China Movies Gone in 48 Hours: Asura and Schadenfreude

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The real lesson from Asura, and the reason I think its implosion will ultimately prove to be a good thing, is that it shows the Chinese film industry is maturing. Read More

Epic Budget, Epic Fail: Chinese Blockbuster ‘Asura’ Tanks

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China’s latest fantasy epic, “Asura,” claimed to be the most expensive domestic production to date — but it didn’t even last three days in cinemas. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba, Tencent Make Fortune’s Top 10 Most Profitable Companies in China

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The majority of the top 10 most profitable Chinese companies are banks or insurance companies. Exceptions include internet companies Tencent and Alibaba. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Jurassic World’ Sequel Continues to Top China Box Office Despite Competition from World Cup

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This week, "Jurassic World" sequel continues to top the box office charts in China and has made over 1 billion yuan ($154 M) as of now, despite the competition from the World Cup. Read More

Headlines from China: Former Microsoft Executive Lu Qi Steps Down as Board Member of iQiyi 

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Following Lu Qi's resignation as Baidu COO last month, Chinese online video platform iQiyi announced yesterday that Lu Qi had resigned as iQiyi's board member and chairman of the remuneration committee with effect from June 14. Read More

Headlines from China: Jiang Wen’s ‘Hidden Man’ Set to Release on July 13

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Hidden Man, an upcoming Chinese film directed by Jiang Wen, has scored a July 13 China release. Following Let The Bullets Fly and Alma de Sant Pere, Hidden Man is Jaing Wen’s third film that is set in the Republic of China. Read More

Headlines From China: ‘Forever Young’ Becomes Zhang Ziyi’s Best Selling Film

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Having been released five years after filming, Forever Young has earned 670 Million yuan ($108 Million) accumulatively, making it the best-selling film Zhang Ziyi has ever starred in, ahead of her 2013 action film The Grandmaster. Read More