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  1. Chinese Airline Celebrates Launch of Japan Flight With Anime Theme

    1:58 am PDT 07/25/2014
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    Cosplay, video games and music from "Final Fantasy XIV" entertained passengers on Spring Airlines launch of its Shanghai to Osaka route. READ MORE

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  2. South Korean Filmmakers Laud Venice Fest Presence, Discuss Lack of Competition Spot

    11:52 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    Film fest regulars Hong Sang-soo, Im Kwon-taek and Kim Ki-duk have been invited to present their new titles, but some are disappointed that Korean films won't be vying for the Golden Lion. READ MORE

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  3. Haunted House in Beijing Attracts Visitors Following Release of 'The House That Never Dies'

    11:15 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    The three-story town house, Chaonei No.81, is said to be haunted by the ghost of a Kuomintang officials mistress who committed suicide after the Communist Party takeover in 1949. READ MORE

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  4. H.K. Director Peter Chan's 'Dearest' To Screen at Venice and Toronto

    8:48 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    The drama about the search for a couple's missing son stars a bevy of Chinese stars, including Zhao Wei, Huang Bo, Zhang Yuqi, Zhang Yi, Tong Dawei and Hao Lei. READ MORE

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  5. Director Zhang Yimou Talks Chinese Box Office, 'Coming Home' and the Upcoming 'Great Wall' (Q&A)

    8:01 pm PDT 07/24/2014
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    THR sat down with the legendary Chinese director to discuss his plans, the success of his artistic return to form in “Coming Home” and his coming big budget movie about the building of the Great Wall. READ MORE

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  6. India Set for Major Box-Office Weekend at Home and Abroad

    11:59 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    While top star Salman Khan's "Kick" is eyeing a strong holiday weekend debut in India, blockbuster "Dhoom 3" could become the country's biggest release ever in China. READ MORE

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  7. Toronto Fest's Bollywood Connection to Continue With 'Mary Kom' Premiere

    4:00 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    Viacom18's sports biopic starring Priyanka Chopra is the latest Indian film to be given its debut at the festival following in the footsteps of "Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna," "Singh is Kingg" and "Dil Bole Hadippa." READ MORE

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  8. Zhang Yimou Sues Hong Kong Film Company

    2:28 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    The veteran Chinese director demands Beijing New Pictures pay $2.4 million that he says the company owes him for 2009 release "A Simple Noodle Story." READ MORE

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  9. China's Wanda Plans to Buy 'One or Two Large International Entertainment Companies‎'

    1:33 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    Amid consolidation chatter in the U.S., the owner of exhibition giant AMC says it plans to become a "real" multinational company and "intensify" its investment in the entertainment sector globally. READ MORE

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  10. PiFan Market Closes With Awards for Experimental Indian and Chinese Genre Films

    12:02 am PDT 07/24/2014
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    The NAFF market featured a record number of participants this year with 6 of 27 titles taking home cash prizes. READ MORE

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  11. Chinese Tourism Company Sues Paramount Over 'Transformers 4' Snub

    11:05 pm PDT 07/23/2014
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    Chongquing Wulong Karst Tourism Co is suing film's backers for failing to show logo in scenes shot in Wulong and breaking the terms of $770,000 product placement contract. READ MORE

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  12. Disney's 'Big Hero 6' to Premiere at Tokyo Film Fest

    2:55 pm PDT 07/23/2014
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    The festival will close with Takashi Yamazaki's live-action "Parasyte" adaptation. READ MORE

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  13. Fox Releases 'Knight and Day' Bollywood Remake Teaser (Video)

    2:02 am PDT 07/23/2014
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    "Bang Bang!" features top actor Hrithik Roshan and actress Katrina Kaif "reinventing" the Tom Cruise-Cameron Diaz pairing of the Hollywood original. READ MORE

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  14. 'X Factor UK' to Air Live in South East Asia

    1:23 am PDT 07/23/2014
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    RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network signs a deal with the show's producers to air "The X Factor UK" as live to homes in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand. READ MORE

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  15. Japan Box Office: Disney Continues Record Run With 'Maleficent'

    1:15 am PDT 07/23/2014
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    Following the 16-week run of "Frozen," Disney has now topped the Japanese box office since mid-March, while the latest release from animation powerhouse Studio Ghibli opens in the third spot. READ MORE

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  16. McDonald's Suspect Meat Scandal Revealed by Local Chinese TV (Video)

    11:33 pm PDT 07/22/2014
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    Shanghai-based Dragon TV's hidden camera footage of workers at Husi Food Co. processing expired meat for burgers and chicken products destined for McDonald's and KFC caused outrage in China. READ MORE

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  17. Cannes Part of Plans for $1 Billion Film City in Eastern China

    5:45 pm PDT 07/22/2014
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    The French city along with Chinese partners is looking to create a Cannes-style film festival as well as cultural and tourism zone in the Eastern Chinese city of Anji. READ MORE

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  18. Chinese President Brings DVDs as Gift on Argentina State Visit

    5:30 am PDT 07/22/2014
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    Having promised to share Chinese culture with others, Xi Jinping brings dignitaries such fare as the 2011 film "Love Is Not Blind" and TV series "Beijing Youth," marking the first-ever DVD gifts from a Chinese leader. READ MORE

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  19. Why 'Frozen' Was Such a Big Box-Office Hit in Japan

    3:38 am PDT 07/22/2014
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    The global Disney success is set to finish its theatrical run in the country with more than $250 million, making it the third-highest grossing film there ever. READ MORE

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  20. China Box Office: Local Sensation 'Tiny Times 3.0' Knocks 'Transformers 4' Off Top Spot

    1:57 am PDT 07/22/2014
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    The latest film in the tween franchise beat out "Transformers 4," which has crossed the $300 million box-office mark in the world's second-largest movie market. READ MORE

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