Headlines from China: Short Video is A Trendy Pastime in China, Survey Shows

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At the beginning of 2018, several apps that allow users to make, share, and watch short videos quickly gained popularity in China. Currently, making and watching short videos on these apps has become the new trendy pastime among Chinese youngsters. Read More

Headlines from China: Disney’s First Chinese-language Rom-com Set for December 8 Release

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'The Dreaming Man,' a Chinese-language Rom-com co-produced between Disney, SMG Pictures, and Shanghai Artrendwave, has been scheduled to release across China on December 8. Read More

Why Chinese Sci-Fi Fans Love Homegrown Heroes

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Film and literary protagonists wield ancient philosophy to ward off alien invasions. Read More

Headlines from China: Does the Success of ‘The Foreigner’ Indicate a Brighter Future for Co-Productions?

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Along with a successful theatrical run in China, British-Chinese co-production 'The Foreigner' opened in North America on October 13, and has raked in $12.8 million during its opening weekend, ranking No. 3 in this region. Read More

Headlines from China: What Data Says about the Market of Sci-fi Movies in China 

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Science fiction is a widely liked genre that generates numerous international blockbusters. While Hollywood produced most of those blockbusters, an increasing number of Chinese sci-fi projects have been emerging in recent years. Read More

‘Wolf Warrior II’ Crowned King of the Chinese Box Office

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The patriotic action film Wolf Warrior II supplanted Stephen Chow’s The Mermaid on Wednesday to become the highest-grossing film of all-time in China. Remarkably, the film shows no signs of slowing down entering its third weekend in theaters. Read More

Authorities Create Prize to Subsidize Film Industry

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A list of 20 “outstanding” Chinese films from 2016 released by a government-backed 'special fund' is raising eyebrows for demonstrating what kinds of films are officially approved. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Wolf Warriors II’ Makes Fierce Debut, Threatening to Set New All-Time Record

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Jacky Wu's sequel singlehandedly saved a beleaguered domestic box office this weekend, on its debut, earning an incredible 921 million yuan ($136.7 million). Read More

China Box Office: ‘Transformers’ Fatigue Spreads to China

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Paramount executives and other investors aren't likely wringing their hands this week after Transformers: The Last Knight debuted in China with $120 million, but beneath those box office numbers lie some troubling signs suggesting Chinese moviegoers -- who have contributed an increasingly larger share to the franchise's global box office over the past decade -- are losing interest in Michael Bay's bombastic vision. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Furious 8’ Takes Its Victory Lap

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Fate of the Furious became the highest-grossing imported film in Chinese box office history, eclipsing its predecessor’s record in local currency on Tuesday. Read More