Headlines From China: Ticketing Firm Tao Piaopiao Dominates Chinese Film Distribution

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Alibaba’s online ticketing service Taopiaopiao has distributed films with a total box office earning of 15.4 billion yuan ($2.4 billion) in 2017, having contributed to the distribution of 22 films. Read More

Headlines From China: Success Of ‘Wonder’ And ‘Secret Superstar’ Unveils Market Potential For Family-Friendly Movies in China

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The success of two low-budget but highly successful films, Wonder and Secret Superstar is a good indicator that China is in need of films whose themes revolve around children. Read More

China’s Film Industry: Blocked by its Own Great Wall

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Stanley Rosen commented that “Hollywood has what China lacks: Storytelling ability, marketing, and distribution”. Leung Wing-Fai considers the recent developments in the Chinese film industry to assess its purported deficiencies.  Read More

Chinese Stars Promote Hollywood Movies They Have No Part In

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Local celebrities lure audiences to the box office for ‘Blade Runner,’ ‘Kingsmen,’ and other foreign films. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Changes China Release Date, ’Murder on the Orient Express’ & ‘Justice League’ to Open in China in November

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Sci-fi thriller ‘Blade Runner 2049’ has moved up its China release date from November 10 to October 27. While ‘Blade Runner 2049’ reschedules its China release, its previous slot will be taken by 20th Century Fox’s ‘Murder on the Orient Express’. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ to be Released in China on November 3; Tencent Video Now Has Over 43 M Paid Users

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American superhero film 'Thor: Ragnarök' and sci-fi movie 'Blade Runner 2049' have scored November release dates for China. Read More

On Screen China: Spider-Man Swoops to the Rescue

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Sony's Spider-Man: Homecoming swings into China in the nick of time this weekend and looks to pull the country's ice-cold box office out of peril. Read More

Marvel and NetEase to Create New Chinese Superheroes For Marvel Universe

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Marvel Comics is teaming up with Chinese internet giant NetEase to create new Chinese superheroes to join the Marvel Universe. Read More

On Screen China: ‘Guardians Vol. 2’ Primed to Kick Off Another Month of Hollywood Dominance

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Following two months of box office dominance in which imported films captured 82% of all ticket sales, the good times will continue to roll for Hollywood in May starting with this weekend’s day-and-date release of Disney/Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Read More

China, Russia Team up to Take on ‘The Avengers’ with Communist Superheroes

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Guardians by Russian-Armenian director Sarik Andreasyan is being billed as Russia’s answer to Marvel’s superhero adventures. Read More