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  1. Busan City Government Under Fire Amid Debate Over Film Festival's Independence

    4:45 am PST 01/28/2015
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    South Korean film bodies have formed a committee demanding the festival's independence after the Busan mayor reportedly asked the festival director to resign READ MORE

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  2. China's LeTV to Launch Smartphone as Financials Rise

    1:58 am PST 01/28/2015
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    The entertainment company, whose LeVision Pictures film unit is a growing force, expects revenue to rise by up to 210 percent in its latest fiscal year. READ MORE

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  3. China's Aquamen Enlists Hollywood Talent for Animated 'Kong'

    1:56 am PST 01/28/2015
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    'Walking With Dinosaurs' director Barry Cook and 'Star Wars' designer Iain McCaig will direct the big-budget project about the Monkey King legend. READ MORE

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  4. Nintendo Posts Quarterly Profit But Cuts Full-Year Forecast

    11:41 pm PST 01/27/2015
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    The holiday period saw sales fall again despite hit titles 'Super Smash Bros' and 'Mario Kart.' READ MORE

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  5. Taiwan's Catchplay Co-Finances New Regency Titles 'Assassin's Creed', 'Splinter Cell' and 'The Revenant'

    7:56 pm PST 01/27/2015
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    Company to co-invest and co-distribute in China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. READ MORE

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  6. Ang Lee to Direct 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk' for TriStar and Studio 8

    1:59 pm PST 01/27/2015
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    Studio 8, together with Chinese distribution company Bona Film Group, is partnering with Tom Rothman's TriStar and Film4 on the project READ MORE

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  7. U.K.'s Mara Pictures Acquires Pakistani Neo-Noir 'Tamanna'

    3:33 am PST 01/27/2015
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    The thriller is based on British play 'Sleuth' that has already had two Hollywood adaptations. READ MORE

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  8. China Box Office: Final 'Hobbit' Film Debuts in Top Spot

    3:15 am PST 01/27/2015
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    'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' is the latest U.S. movie to capture the imagination of Chinese moviegoers, although domestic fare continues to be strong. READ MORE

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  9. Hong Kong Star Vicki Zhao Buys Stake in Alibaba Pictures

    2:50 am PST 01/27/2015
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    The deal comes days after Alibaba Pictures warned of possible losses of $77 million for fiscal year 2014. READ MORE

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  10. President Obama's Visit to India Gets Blanket Coverage in Local Media

    12:26 am PST 01/27/2015
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    The First Lady's dress sense proves a big hit. READ MORE

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  11. Japan's Box Office Up 6.6 Percent to $1.75 billion in 2014

    11:12 pm PST 01/26/2015
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    'Frozen' topped the rankings and helped push Hollywood's share above 40 percent. READ MORE

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  12. Benedict Cumberbatch Apologizes for Calling Black Actors "Colored"

    6:21 pm PST 01/26/2015
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    While appearing on PBS' 'Tavis Smiley,' the Oscar nominee talked about the lack of diversity in the British entertainment industry. READ MORE

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  13. Japan Box Office: 'Big Hero 6' Stays on Top, 'Annie' Bows in Second Place

    3:20 am PST 01/26/2015
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    The Disney hit nudges $60m, while Will Gluck's 'Annie' scores a respectable $1.85 million. READ MORE

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  14. South Korean Box Office: 'Big Hero 6' Debuts Second Behind Local Action Film 'Gangnam Blues'

    1:06 am PST 01/26/2015
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    The Disney toon featuring the voice of popular Korean actor Daniel Henney and homespun actioner toppled seasonal blockbuster 'Ode to My Father.' READ MORE

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  15. 'Father and Sons' ('Fu Yu Zi'): Rotterdam Review

    12:23 am PST 01/26/2015
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    Chinese filmmaker Wang Bing's latest explores how social and media forces shape a boy's upbringing and his relationship with his father. READ MORE

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  16. Marco Mueller Links Up With Beijing International Film Festival

    12:17 am PST 01/26/2015
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    The Italian festival veteran has agreed to be Chief Advisor of the burgeoning Chinese festival. READ MORE

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  17. 'Li Wen at East Lake' ('Li Wen Man You Dong Hu'): Rotterdam Review

    12:10 am PST 01/26/2015
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    Canadian-educated director Li Luo's fourth feature revolves around a local cop investigating a case beside China's biggest in-city and now development-ravaged lake. READ MORE

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  18. 'Kung Fu Panda 3' Gets Co-Production Status in China

    6:59 am PST 01/23/2015
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    DreamWorks Animation will get greater access and a larger revenue share in the world's second biggest film market. READ MORE

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  19. Jack Ma on Alibaba's Hollywood Ambitions, Growth Outlook

    4:10 am PST 01/23/2015
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    The chairman of the Chinese e-commerce giant also tells Charlie Rose at the World Economic Forum in Davos about his relationship with the government and why women are key to the company's success. READ MORE

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  20. South Korea's CJ to Launch Animation Division Targeting China

    2:12 am PST 01/23/2015
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    With a $15 million initial investment and a new license deal with DreamWorks Animation, the company wants to expand its influence across Asia. READ MORE

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