Headlines from China: ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Producer to Executive Produce Chinese Film ‘Dongji Island’

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'Dongji Island,' an upcoming Chinese war film to be directed by emerging filmmaker Yu Lei, has brought acclaimed Hollywood producers David Permut and Jay Stern on board as executive producers. Read More

Headlines from China: Do Classic Movies Have Box Office Potential in China?

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As the restored version of classic Hong Kong movie ‘A Better Tomorrow’ announced its November 17 China release, many people become interested in the box office potential of classic movies in China. Read More

10 Most Powerful Filmmakers Scoring at the Chinese Box Office

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Hong Kong actor-director Stephen Chow tops rankings in a survey of film industry news critics on WeChat. Read More

Headlines from China: Who Are the Most Powerful Filmmakers in Mainland China?

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Along with the rapid commercialization and industrialization of China's film industry, the popularity, influence, and commercial value of a filmmaker may have also changed over the past a few years in the mainland. Read More

Headlines from China: Enlight Media Increases Eleven Percent Stake in Maoyan Culture

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According to an announcement made by Enlight Media on September 5 (Beijing Time), the company will acquire 11.11 percent stake in Tianjin Maoyan Culture Media, the operator of China's top online ticketing platform Maoyan.com. Read More

V-Day Box Office: La La, xXx Win ♥♥♥, Earn $$$

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xXx and La La Land benefit from a Valentine’s Day box office boom. Chinese moviegoers got in the holiday spirit, pre-booking seats for a Valentine’s Day screening of La La Land in Beijing. (Courtesy Weibo) Date-night at Chinese cineplexes propelled the box office on Valentine’s Day to an estimated RMB 384 million ($55.9 million) in ticket Read More

Film Review: ‘Demons Strike Back’ at the Audience in ‘Journey to the West 2’

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Slapstick subversiveness notwithstanding, "Journey to the West 2: The Demons Strike Back" still amounts to a Sinocentric power play that diminishes the appeal of the enterprise. Read More

China Box Office: A Record Set, A Scandal Brews, and Accounting Rules Change

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After three chaotic days of five wide-release Chinese New Year (CNY) films jockeying for the hearts and wallets of Chinese moviegoers, a clearer picture of the holiday’s box office winners and losers has begun to emerge. Journey To The West: The Demons Strike Back (西游伏妖篇) Journey To The West: The Demons Strike Back (西游伏妖篇), a Read More

Film Review: ‘Sword Master’ Wields a Dull Blade

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Based on a novel by the wuxia icon Gu Long, "Sword Master" tells the story of a virtuoso swordsman, weary of the toll taken on his spirit by violence and bloodshed, who is pulled out of the monastic life he tries to adopt. It is also a remake of "Death Duel," a classic and lurid Shaw Brothers production from 1979, in which Yee appeared as the protagonist. Ergo, it is additionally something of a personal project. Read More

Macrolink Group Invests RMB 150 Million in Bona Film Group

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Property developer Macrolink Group has agreed to invest RMB 150 million (US$22.13 million) in entertainment company Bona Film Group. Read More