Can China’s R&D Boom Bolster the Quality of Visual Entertainment?

 /  Opinion  / 
The narrative around China’s visual entertainment industries tends to focus on quantity. The quality of Chinese content is rarely talked about with the same enthusiasm, not least in terms of graphics, effects, and animation. Read More

‘Youth’: Feng Xiaogang’s Paean to Nostalgia

 /  People  / 
How did a tear-jerker on the Cultural Revolution beat Pixar’s animated film “Coco” at the Chinese box office, which is usually dominated by big-budget, popcorn films? Read More

‘Coco’ Wins Over Chinese Hearts — and Wallets

 /  Opinion  / 
'Coco' has moved viewers with its affecting take on family, dreams, life and death — including some themes that movie reviewers said mirrored ancient Chinese philosophy. Read More

On Screen China: China To Go Cuckoo For ‘Coco’ This Weekend

 /  Box Office  / 
After hauling in a modest RMB 194 million* ($29.4 million) in its first full week of release in China, Disney/Pixar's 'Coco' eyes a rare second weekend explosion at the box office propelled by insanely strong word-of-mouth and weak competition. Read More

Headlines from China: Here is Why ‘Coco’ Performed Poorly on Its Opening Day in China

 /  Headlines From China  / 
'Coco,' Pixar's latest animated movie, opened in China on November 24 and grossed only $1.9 million. Then the next day, its ticket sales jumped 270% to $7.1 million. Read More

Headlines from China: AMC Entertainment Holdings Considers IPO for Its European Cinemas

 /  Headlines From China  / 
For Wanda Group, AMC’s parent company, being able to raise funds outside China might be a relief, as moving money out of China is certainly difficult and stressful at the moment. Read More

Headlines from China: Pixar’s ‘Coco’ Scores November 24 China Release

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'Coco,' an animated adventure movie produced by Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures, has scored a November 24 release date for China. Read More

Headlines from China: Why China’s 110 Million Yuan for Pixar’s ‘Cars 3’  is Somehow Embarrassing 

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Disney/Pixar's 'Cars 3' has raked in 110 million yuan in China after one week in release, which doesn't look shabby if we don't mention the animation is produced by Pixar. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Warcraft’ Ticket Sales Come Under Scrutiny

 /  Box Office  / 
Nationwide box office data showed 82 of the top 100 grossing cinemas on Saturday belonged to Wanda, far above the usual 40 that usually constitute the list. Read More

On Screen China: Despite Upstream Struggle, Pixar’s ‘Dory’ Could Haul It In

 /  Box Office  / 
CFI believes ‘Dory’ can land around $30M in debut on way to solid $70M gross. Read More