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  1. Pakistani Court Bans Bollywood Title 'Phantom'

    5:22 pm PDT 08/20/2015
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    The upcoming release is set in the aftermath of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks which India alleged were planned by Pakistan. READ MORE

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  2. 'Attack on Titan' ('Shingeki no Kyojin'): Film Review

    11:52 am PDT 08/20/2015
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    The first installment of Shinji Higuchi’s two-part live-action movie is based on a popular manga and anime series. READ MORE

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  3. China's Leeding Media Launches Management Firm, Signs Jiang Wen

    9:38 pm PDT 08/19/2015
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    The company hopes to help encourage more cooperation between the Asian nation and Hollywood. READ MORE

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  4. China's Youku Tudou Sees Quarterly Losses Deepen as Revenues Rise

    8:44 pm PDT 08/19/2015
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    China's version of YouTube saw strong growth in its consumer business and ads were up in the quarter. READ MORE

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  5. Indian Film Students Arrested for "Rioting and Criminal Intimidation"

    5:03 am PDT 08/19/2015
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    The government-backed Film and Television Institute of India, has seen students protest since the appointment of a new chairman. READ MORE

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  6. SoftBank President Nikesh Arora to Buy $480 Million in Company Stock

    2:27 am PDT 08/19/2015
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    The former Google executive says the investment is "a personal bet" and shows his commitment to the Japanese Internet and telecom company. READ MORE

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  7. Fox's Star India Takes ABC Drama 'Quantico' With Priyanka Chopra

    2:14 am PDT 08/19/2015
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    The series, which marks the first time that a Bollywood star is toplining a major U.S. show, will air in India immediately after its fall debut. READ MORE

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  8. India's Zee Launches Dishflix Ahead of Netflix, Amazon Entry Into Country

    12:15 am PDT 08/19/2015
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    The satellite delivered service offers both Hollywood and Bollywood content. READ MORE

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  9. Berlin Film Fest's Wieland Speck to Receive Busan's Korean Cinema Award

    10:21 pm PDT 08/18/2015
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    The curator of the Berlin International Film Festival’s Panorama section will be honored by the South Korean festival for promoting Korean films. READ MORE

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  10. China's Huayi in $4.7B Deal With Ping An Bank to Build Movie-Related Theme Parks

    8:49 pm PDT 08/18/2015
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    The private movie production company, which is partnered with STX Entertainment on a multi-project deal, said the money will focus on film and internet entertainment businesses. READ MORE

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  11. North Korea Blasts Propaganda Into South Amid U.S. Military Exercises

    2:36 am PDT 08/18/2015
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    Pyongyang's broadcast comes in response to cross-border messages from South Korea last week, the first sent across the DMZ in 11 years. READ MORE

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  12. BuzzFeed Links with Yahoo Japan for Local Launch

    2:03 am PDT 08/18/2015
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    The deal is the first time BuzzFeed has formed a joint venture with a local partner to bring its news feed platform to an overseas market. READ MORE

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  13. China's Alibaba, Tencent Raise Stakes in Huayi Brothers in $560M Deal

    1:16 am PDT 08/18/2015
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    Huayi Brothers, which is partnered with STX Entertainment on a multi-project deal, said it will increase cooperation with Alibaba, Tencent and other investors after share offering. READ MORE

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  14. South Korea Box Office: Local Action Movie 'Assassination' On Top, Becomes Biggest Film of 2015

    12:46 am PDT 08/18/2015
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    The period film crossed the 10 million admissions milestone on 70th anniversary of South Korean independence. READ MORE

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  15. 'Monster Hunt': Director Raman Hui Talks About Making the Biggest Chinese Film Ever (Q&A)

    10:40 pm PDT 08/17/2015
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    Despite the CGI/fantasy epic grossing $356.27 million after 32 days and becoming a pop cultural phenomenon, the director was initially worried the film would confuse the audience. READ MORE

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  16. China Box Office: 'Go Away Mr. Tumor' Overtakes 'Monster Hunt'

    9:57 pm PDT 08/17/2015
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    The tale of a dying cartoonist topples China's most successful film in the world's second biggest film market. READ MORE

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  17. Dueling Projects to Explore What Happened After 'Chariots of Fire'

    1:14 pm PDT 08/17/2015
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    A largely Chinese production will downplay Olympic runner Eric Liddell's Christianity while another will not. READ MORE

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  18. Samuel Goldwyn Picks Up Takashi Miike's 'Yakuza Apocalypse'

    11:49 am PDT 08/17/2015
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    The company also sets a release date for the movie, which will have its North American debut at the Toronto Film Festival. READ MORE

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  19. Mel Gibson’s 'Hacksaw Ridge' Acquired by YooZoo Pictures for China

    7:45 am PDT 08/17/2015
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    The deal marks the first high-profile acquisition for the company, which will also have a presentation credit in international territories. READ MORE

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  20. Chinese Film Faces Social Media Backlash for Rewriting History, Playing up Mao's Role

    3:55 am PDT 08/17/2015
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    'The Cairo Declaration' puts the Chinese communist leader at the center of WWII discussions between world powers, despite his not coming into power until 1949. READ MORE

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  21. Japan Box Office: 'Jurassic World' Dominates as Hollywood Claims Top 3 Spots

    2:59 am PDT 08/17/2015
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    The dinosaurs hit $35 million and 'Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation' $20 million as five films rise on the box-office chart on a busy holiday weekend. READ MORE

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