The Hurdles ‘The Wandering Earth’ Overcame to Become a Smash Hit

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What obstacles did the film overcome to win its success? Below are some of the hurdles “The Wandering Earth” had to surmount. Read More

Chinese Sci-Fi Blockbuster Draws Crowds on Opening Day

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‘The Wandering Earth’ — a big-budget adaptation of a Liu Cixin novel — is expected to spark deeper interest in homegrown science fiction. Read More

On Screen China: 2019 Chinese New Year Films

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Three of the eight films are sequels. Two are science fiction films. Shen Teng is the leading actor in two of them. Sun Wukong ("Monkey King") does not seem to be in any of the films. And a pig can be seen in at least two of the films. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Sci-Fi Movie ‘The Wandering Earth’ to Open in North America in February

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The so-called first Chinese science-fiction blockbuster has been set to release in North America on February 8. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba Entertainment Executive Yang Weidong Being Investigated

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On December 4, Alibaba Digital and Entertainment Group released a statement, announcing that Fan Luyuan is appointed as the new CEO of Alibaba's video platform Youku, as Youku's current head Yang Weidong is being investigated by the police. Read More

Headlines from China: Sci-fi Film Based on Liu Cixin’s Novel Set for Chinese New Year Release

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The Wandering Earth, an upcoming science fiction film based on Liu Cixin’s novel of the same name, has been scheduled to release during the lucrative Chinese new year season. Read More

Headlines From China: Chinese Authorities to Further Restrict Foreign Content Programming

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On September 20, China's media regulator The National Radio and Television Administration published drafts of new rules to restrict foreign content programming on TV and online video platforms. Read More

Film Review: Legend of the Mountain

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Scholar encounters the supernatural while copying sacred texts. Newly restored version of an influential King Hu adventure. Read More

Headlines From China: What Can Blockchain Technology Do in Entertainment and Media?

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After the launch of bitcoin futures in major exchanges, blockchain has become a hot topic across industries in China. Many entertainment and media companies are trying to ride the blockchain wave in order to raise more funds. Read More

Headlines from China: The Complicated Supply Chain Behind China’s Fan Economy

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In an age where followers and social media popularity are everything, fans have become an integral part of many Chinese celebrities’ careers. Read More