Headlines from China: Wong Kar-wai to Direct Amazon Drama Series

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Recently, Amazon announced a few upcoming projects, including a drama series called 'Tong Wars', which will be directed by acclaimed Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai. Read More

Chinese Cinema Absent from Cannes 2017 Selections

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In past years, Cannes has featured Chinese-language cinema by King Hu, Chen Kaige, Zhang Yimou, Hou Hsiao-Hsien, Wong Kar-Wai, Lou Ye, Ang Lee, Johnnie To, and Jia Zhangke, but this year, while Japan and South Korea are well-represented, the only Chinese element seems to be the corpse of a teenager washed ashore on Bondi Beach in a special presentation of Jane Campion’s television series, 'Top of the Lake: China Girl.' Read More

China Box Office: First Weekend of New Year Not So Happy

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Ticket receipts across the three-day New Year’s Holiday (元旦节) from Saturday through Monday totaled RMB 662 million (US$95 million), a 22 percent decrease from 2016’s record-breaking haul of RMB 849 million ($130 million). Read More

On Screen China: Limp 2016 Box Office to Close with a Whimper

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China’s swan-diving box office will go out aptly this weekend with a whimper as 2016 makes room for a handful of new releases straggling in for the three-day New Year’s public holiday. Read More

Commentator Tells Online Critics to Go Easy on Homegrown Cinema

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An article published on the mobile platform of People’s Daily on Wednesday attracted ridicule for claiming that “irresponsible” low online ratings and negative comments were damaging trust in the domestic film industry. Read More

On Screen China: ‘Tigers’ and ‘Tomorrow’ Look to Scale ‘The Great Wall’

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With the wide releases of both Jackie Chan’s "Railroad Tigers" and the romantic comedy "See You Tomorrow" dominating Chinese theaters this weekend, "The Great Wall" will lose more than half of its screens. Read More

China Box Office: ‘The Great Wall’ Stands Tall with RMB 470 Million

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"The Great Wall"’s debut was on par with this summer’s most commercially successful local film, "Time Raiders" (盗墓笔记), which pulled in RMB 476 million on its opening weekend in August on the way to an RMB 1 billion finish. Read More

Shanghai Film Shares Rise on IPO

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Shanghai Film Group saw its stock prices climb 44 percent on its first day of trading Wednesday, just one week after China Film Co. did the same in its own IPO. Read More

Movie or Ad? ‘First Monday in May’ Reveals Condé Nast’s Met Takeover

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Tribeca Film Festival doc showcases Vogue Editor Anna Wintour's view of happy marriage between art and commerce. Read More