Headlines from China: China’s Video-Sharing Site Bilibili Officially Listed on Nasdaq

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Today, Nasdaq officially welcomes Bilibili (BILI), China's leading video-sharing platform for young generations, to trade in its stock market. Read More

Headlines from China: China Box Office Top 100, Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation

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In this article, WeChat media account yiqipaidianying lists China box office top 100 from 2008 up to today with adjustment for ticket price inflation. This time, it's James Cameron's 2009 film Avatar that tops the chart. Number two is last year's box office smash hit Wolf Warrior 2. Read More

Headlines from China: The Disappearance of Female Leads in China’s Box Office Hits

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Since Wolf Warrior 2 was crowned king of the Chinese box office last year, female characters in China's box office hits become less and less memorable. Read More

Making Films that Chinese Audiences Want to See

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Understanding the nuances of Chinese culture and people can make or break a movie. Read More

The 10 Best Chinese Language Movies of 2017 (China, Hong Kong, Taiwan)

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2017 has been a very interesting year for the Chinese-speaking world. The collaborations between China and Hong Kong have resulted in a number of blockbusters, Chinese filmmakers continue to produce unique films, Hong Kong is trying to reinstate its former status, while Taiwan keeps producing masterpieces of all genres. Read More

Video Streaming Site Youku Sues Toutiao for Illegally Distributing Wolf Warriors 2

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Youku, a leading video streaming service owned by Alibaba, is suing online content aggregator Toutiao (in Chinese) and video platform Yuncheng Sunshine Media (our translation; 运城阳光传媒 in Chinese) for distributing the movie Wolf Warriors 2. Read More

The Success Of Atypical Romance Films And China’s Changing Moviegoer Demographics

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The emergence of small-town youngsters and the success behind film The Ex-File 3 paint a picture where there is substantial demand for Chinese romantic comedies, provided the stories are solid, down-to-earth, and emotionally engaging. Read More

Headlines From China: Cultural And Entertainment Industry Trends In 2018

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With China’s "two sessions," the annual meetings of the national legislature and the top political advisory body opening in Beijing, and showbiz veterans attending the meetings, a few trends have emerged that will likely affect the Chinese cultural and entertainment industry this year. Read More

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