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  1. 'Alive' ('San-da'): Locarno Review

    3:25 pm PDT 08/14/2014
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    Park Jung-bum's three-hour drama revolves around a broke and broken laborer's struggle to survive READ MORE

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  2. China Wants Only "Anti-Fascist" and "Nationalist" TV During October

    4:56 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    With a key Communist Party meeting in sight, all TV has to be on-message, raising doubts about U.S. and other foreign TV shows READ MORE

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  3. China's Wanda Takes on Disney, DreamWorks Animation With Plan for 200 Theme Parks

    3:08 am PDT 08/13/2014
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    Wanda has designs on becoming the biggest multiplatform entertainment company in the world READ MORE

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  4. China Box Office: 'White Haired Witch' Waves Its Wand to Stay on Top

    12:57 am PDT 08/12/2014
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    Fan Bingbing's white-haired sorceress holds off Paul Walker's 'Brick Mansions' READ MORE

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  5. China Screens 48-Episode Documentary About Deng Xiaoping

    9:51 am PDT 08/11/2014
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    The epic propaganda marathon will break some taboos, state media says READ MORE

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  6. Japan Box Office: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Bows in Third Place With $4.75 Million

    7:21 am PDT 08/11/2014
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    'Maleficent' rides the coattails of 'Frozen' to hit $50 million overall READ MORE

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  7. Chinese Cinema Sets Its Own Ratings System as Scary Movies Frighten Kids

    3:02 am PDT 08/11/2014
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    China has no film ratings system, but there are growing calls for a national setup to protect minors READ MORE

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  8. Chinese Director Zhang Yimou To Film Promo for 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics Bid

    12:36 am PDT 08/11/2014
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    ‘Hero’ director and the man behind the epic 2008 Olympics opening and closing ceremonies will likely take the reigns again if China wins the bid. READ MORE

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  9. More CCTV Anchors Embroiled in Widening Chinese Corruption Probe

    9:48 pm PDT 08/08/2014
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    Ye Yingchun and Bing Shen have become embroiled in the probe because of their alleged links to former oil boss and security czar Zhou Yongkang, who is currently under investigation READ MORE

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  10. Chinese Doc Producers Work to Repay Crowd-sourcing Investors After Takings Fall Short

    4:23 am PDT 08/08/2014
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    "No Zuo No Die" raised $810,000 in funding but only grossed $700,000 on opening, far less than the producers EE-Media had been hoping for. READ MORE

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  11. China’s Wanda to Spend $1.2 Billion on Beverly Hills Entertainment HQ

    3:58 am PDT 08/08/2014
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    The real estate giant, and owners of AMC Theaters, will keep its U.S. commercial business in New York but is bullish on the prospects for its Wilshire site. READ MORE

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  12. India's CinePlay Merges Theater With Cinema Aiming for Global Appeal

    1:30 am PDT 08/08/2014
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    Co-founded by actress and former Cannes jury member Nandita Das, the new venture aims to showcase theater content from India and overseas for a global audience. READ MORE

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  13. China Cranks Up Censorship of Instant Messaging Services

    6:01 pm PDT 08/07/2014
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    New rules imposed by the country's Internet watchdog will force users to register using their real names. READ MORE

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  14. Fox International Channels Takes Global Rights on Chinese TV Series 'Tiger Mom'

    3:23 pm PDT 08/07/2014
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    The comedy-drama follows a Chinese mother who dispenses tough love and has extremely high expectations for her children. READ MORE

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  15. Chinese Musical TV Drama Draws Ratings, Criticism for 'Copying' 'Glee'

    2:16 am PDT 08/07/2014
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    "My Youth High Eight Degrees" debuted on Chinese screens in July, although some say the plot, setting and characters are all reminiscent of the American hit show. READ MORE

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  16. Doug Liman to Receive Japanese Government Award for 'Edge of Tomorrow'

    6:35 pm PDT 08/06/2014
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    The director will be presented with the J3C Award in a Sept. 13 ceremony. READ MORE

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  17. Hong Kong Court Says Film Mogul Can Sue Google for Defamation

    2:50 pm PDT 08/06/2014
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    Searches for Emperor Group chief Albert Yeung’s name yield references to triad organized crime gangs in autocomplete. READ MORE

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  18. Oscars: Turkey Nominates 'Winter Sleep' in Foreign Language Category

    5:01 am PDT 08/06/2014
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    Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s three-hour-plus epic won the 2014 Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or and is the director's third nomination in the foreign language category. READ MORE

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  19. 'The Fault In Our Stars' to Get Bollywood Remake

    12:46 am PDT 08/06/2014
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    The Josh Boone-directed original will be localized and adapted into Hindi says Fox Star Studios India head Vijay Singh. READ MORE

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  20. Thailand's Military Junta Bans Online Dictator Game 'Tropico 5' as Threat to Security

    10:53 am PDT 08/05/2014
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    Military rulers feared the game could undermine stability, developers said. READ MORE

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  21. South Korean Filmmakers Sign Petition Against 'Civilian Massacre' in Gaza

    7:57 am PDT 08/05/2014
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    "Oldboy" director Park Chan-wook and "The Berlin Film" director Ryoo Seung-yong are among 100 public figures supporting the petition. READ MORE

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