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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. '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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Sony Debt Ratings Outlook Has Turned “Positive,” Credit Agency Fitch Says

    1:59 am PDT 08/17/2015
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    "There is a high likelihood of a rating upgrade" should the conglomerate continue to see stabilizing earnings and benefits from restructuring efforts, it explains. READ MORE

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  13. China's iQiyi to Show 'Talking to Hollywood With Betty Zhou'

    3:06 am PDT 08/14/2015
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    The show, which covers the glossy, glitzy side of Hollywood, is a first in China. READ MORE

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  14. 'Oyster Factory' ('Kaki Kouba'): Locarno Review

    3:03 pm PDT 08/13/2015
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    New York-based Kazuhiro Soda's documentary reveals more of Japan's social problems through stories of struggling workers at provincial shellfish processing plants. READ MORE

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  15. Strong First Quarter for India's Eros International

    4:58 am PDT 08/13/2015
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    The entertainment major had a hit with Bollywood comedy 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns' and recently launched its Netflix-style service ErosNow. READ MORE

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  16. India's Vistaar Gives Greenlight to 'Heidi' Film Trilogy

    3:41 am PDT 08/13/2015
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    The project, from the Indian backers of 'The Eichmann Show,' is a co-production with former Working Title Television president Simon Wright's Big Tree Productions. READ MORE

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  17. Korean Sex Slave Documentary to Screen in Washington, Seoul

    1:45 am PDT 08/13/2015
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    'The Last Tear,' about Korean women forced to be "comfort women" to Japanese soliders, will get special screenings timed to the 70th anniversary of Korean independence. READ MORE

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  18. 'Beauty and the Beast' to Get Musical Treatment From Disney India

    12:26 am PDT 08/13/2015
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    The Broadway-style musical will be performed in English but feature behind-the-scenes Bollywood talent, including choreographer Terence Lewis. READ MORE

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  19. Liam Neeson to Play General MacArthur in South Korean Film

    11:46 pm PDT 08/11/2015
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    The war film will be directed by John H. Lee and is set to be released in time for next year's anniversary of the Korean War on June 25. READ MORE

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  20. Zhang Wei Named President of China's Alibaba Pictures

    11:29 pm PDT 08/11/2015
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    The move is part of ongoing restructuring at the e-commerce giant's troubled film unit. READ MORE

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  21. China Blacklists 120 "Obscene, Violent or Criminal" Songs

    9:50 pm PDT 08/11/2015
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    Banned playlist includes "Beijing Hooligans, Don't Want to Go to School," "Suicide Diary" and "Fart." READ MORE

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