Headlines From China: Joan Chen’s New Film ‘English’ Continues To Focus On Cultural Revolution

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Directed by renowned Chinese American actress Joan Chen, new film "English" was recently featured on film magazine Screen's Berlinale special. Like Chen's first film, "Xiu Xiu," "English" is centered around days of Cultural Revolution and tells stories that happened during the turbulent period. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Anime Sector Welcomes a New Big Player: Toutiao

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According to information released from China's business bureau, Beijing Shanxing (北京闪星), a subsidiary of Chinese media giant Jinri Toutiao, recently took full ownership of online anime community Half Dimension (半次元). Read More

How Cinematic Heroes Reflect a New, Assertive China

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Both consciously and unconsciously, popular art, film, and literature have started to express this return to great-nation status and depict China as an ultramodern entity. Read More

Headlines from China: Mary Elizabeth Winstead to Star in Ang Lee’s ‘Gemini Man’

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American actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead is set to star in Ang Lee's upcoming film Gemini Man, which also features Will Smith. Read More

Teen Stars and Red Films: What China Baidu-Searched in 2017

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Here are some of the top searches from Baidu, providing insight into what had Chinese netizens in stitches, gnashing their teeth, or reaching for tissues over the past year. Read More

Headlines from China: A Look At The Most Anticipated Chinese New Year Films

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Big-budget local films, mostly sequels, are going to dominate the Chinese New Year box office in 2018, including Monster Hunt 2 , Detective Chinatown 2 , The Monkey King 3 , and Operation Red Sea. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Film Industry Forecast for 2018

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The 2018 movie box office is projected to reach $9.2 billion (60 billion yuan), with top three films each bringing in $461 million (3 billion yuan). Read More

Are ‘Little Fresh Meat’ Actors Helping Propaganda Films?

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While having attractive young actors play important political figures is certainly refreshing, is it the best way to educate the youth on the country’s most important historical events? Read More

Headlines from China: 31 Film & TV Works on China’s Priority Copyright Protection List

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China’s National Copyright Administration published a brand new list of 23 films, 4 TV shows, and 4 animation and comic works whose copyrights will be strongly enforced. Read More

China to Movie Theaters: We’ll Pay You to Show More Chinese Films

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Starting January 1, 2018, Chinese movie theaters will receive financial rewards for showing more Chinese films. The bottom line is clear: the Chinese government wants fewer foreign films in its marketplace, not more. Read More