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  1. India 2014 in Review: Remake Frenzy, Deals Draw Headlines

    6:00 am PST 12/28/2014
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    Cinemas consolidated, Kim Kardashian missed out on a visit, and the prime minister said that the country's Mars mission cost less than 'Gravity' READ MORE

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  2. Japan 2014 in Review: Big Year for Disney, Tough Year for Sony

    8:00 am PST 12/27/2014
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    'Frozen' and 'Maleficent' boosted Disney at the box office, 'Godzilla' came home, but Studio Ghibli's future remains unclear READ MORE

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  3. Activists Say North Koreans Want to Watch 'The Interview'

    9:00 pm PST 12/26/2014
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    The hermit state has tightened its borders to block the film, as North Koreans are reportedly becoming increasingly curious to watch it READ MORE

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  4. 'The Interview' Hits China, South Korea Via Illegal Downloads, Draws Mixed Reviews

    8:13 am PST 12/26/2014
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    "Couldn't they have done a better job making this movie?" READ MORE

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  5. China 2014 in Review: Hollywood Strikes Deals, Alibaba Goes Public

    7:00 am PST 12/26/2014
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    The two biggest keywords for the Chinese film business in 2014 were "Alibaba" and "Transformers" READ MORE

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  6. South Korean Delegation Visits North Korea, Amid Mounting Tensions Caused by Sony Hack

    8:23 pm PST 12/23/2014
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    Hyundai chief and former South Korean presidential aides have accepted a friendly invitation from Pyongyang, but recent cyber attacks are expected to negatively affect already strained inter-Korean relations READ MORE

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  7. China's Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent Move Into Content Creation

    6:53 pm PST 12/23/2014
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    2014 was in many ways the "year of the BAT" as Chinese tech giants focused on movies and TV production READ MORE

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  8. South Korean Distributor N.E.W.'s Shares Up 14.87 Percent on First Day of Trading

    7:06 am PST 12/23/2014
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    The company, of which China's Huace is a major stakeholder, saw its share price rise to $16.50 (18,150 won) READ MORE

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  9. South Korean Box Office: Local Film 'Ode to My Father' Tops Final 'Hobbit'

    6:45 am PST 12/23/2014
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    The modern historical family drama pulled in $11 million and is expected to continue to be a popular film over the holiday READ MORE

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  10. China Box Office: 'Gone With the Bullets' Opens on Top Despite Mixed Reviews

    9:33 pm PST 12/22/2014
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    After clearing China's censors, Jiang Wen's 3D epic opened to strong admissions in spite of a lukewarm critical reception READ MORE

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  11. China's Alibaba Pictures Posts $57 Million Loss, Finds No Irregularities in Accounts

    9:10 pm PST 12/22/2014
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    The recently acquired film and TV unit of e-commerce giant Alibaba had said in August that there were possible financial discrepancies dating back to when it was known as ChinaVision READ MORE

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  12. Japan Box Office: 'Big Hero 6' Opens Big But Loses to Local Anime

    6:10 am PST 12/22/2014
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    The latest Disney release earns $5.4 million in its opening weekend, capping a huge year for the studio in Japan READ MORE

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  13. Sony Hack: China Condemns Cyberattacks, Doesn't Name North Korea in Chat With U.S.

    4:35 am PST 12/22/2014
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    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi spoke to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry about the issue on Sunday READ MORE

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  14. 'Facing Up to Fazura' Ushers in a New Era of TV Programming in Malaysia

    3:17 am PST 12/22/2014
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    THR spoke to NBCUniversal's Scott Mackenzie on the rise of locally produced reality shows in Southeast Asia READ MORE

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  15. Aamir Khan-Starrer 'PK' Scores $29 Million Global Opening

    2:44 am PST 12/22/2014
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    The film — from the team that delivered megahit '3 Idiots' — also landed in the U.S. top 10 READ MORE

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  16. Former Director of BBC World Service: U.K. and U.S. "Outgunned" by Russia, China in Info War

    1:15 am PST 12/22/2014
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    Peter Horrocks says more money is needed to fund balanced local-language news broadcasting READ MORE

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  17. 2014 South Korean Box Office: 'Roaring Currents' Takes All-Time Record, Stellar Year for Hollywood

    7:09 pm PST 12/21/2014
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    'The Admiral: Roaring Currents' became the biggest film of all time, while a string of Hollywood titles broke local records READ MORE

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  18. 'Gone With The Bullets' ('Yi Bu Zhi Yao'): Film Review

    1:39 am PST 12/19/2014
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    Maverick actor-director Jiang Wen continues to jab at Chinese history with a satire about the fallout of an over-the-top beauty contest in '20s Shanghai READ MORE

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  19. Singapore Media Festival Records $256.28 Million in Sales

    11:32 pm PST 12/18/2014
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    The event's film and TV market attracted a record 4,836 attendees and 1,281 companies, reflecting broader growth in Asian entertainment READ MORE

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  20. Chinese Investment Boosts Market Listing for South Korea's Next Entertainment World

    9:50 pm PST 12/18/2014
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    The Korean indie film distributor is set to go public on Dec. 23, having raised a public subscription deposit of $102.85M READ MORE

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