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  1. Japan Box Office: 'Cinderella' Logs Hollywood's Biggest Opening of 2015

    3:06 am PDT 04/27/2015
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    Disney's strong run continues in Japan, the last international market for Kenneth Branagh's take on the classic fairytale, which debuted with $4.7 million. READ MORE

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  2. Nepal Earthquake: Santa Monica-based Filmmaker Among the Dead

    2:27 am PDT 04/27/2015
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    News reports say that Tom Taplin was making a documentary about the Mount Everest base camp when the devastating earthquake triggered the avalanche that took his life. READ MORE

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  3. 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Smashes Hong Kong Box-Office Records

    1:41 am PDT 04/27/2015
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    The film reaches the biggest opening day, opening weekend and highest-grossing single day in the territory's recorded history. READ MORE

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  4. South Korea Box Office: 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Monopolizes Cinemas

    9:51 pm PDT 04/26/2015
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    The Marvel franchise accounted for over 90 percent of the market share over the opening weekend, breaking a string of local box-office records. READ MORE

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  5. Chinese Director Wang Xiaoshuai to Head Busan's 2015 Asian Film Academy

    7:22 pm PDT 04/26/2015
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    Singapore's Anthony Chen will teach about film directing during the workshop for young aspiring Asian filmmakers. READ MORE

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  6. Sony Expects Highest Full-Year Operating Profit Since 2008 (Report)

    10:09 am PDT 04/26/2015
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    The consumer electronics and entertainment conglomerate has raised its financial forecast for the current fiscal year, which began this month, according to a weekend report. READ MORE

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  7. Dan Fredinburg, Google Exec, Killed in Mt. Everest Avalanche

    1:17 pm PDT 04/25/2015
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    According to his LinkedIn account, Fredinburg managed the product management team for Google's privacy team and lead the Google adventure team. READ MORE

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  8. Nepal Hit by Devastating Earthquake, Rattles Mt. Everest and Neighboring India

    7:18 am PDT 04/25/2015
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    The earthquake was the worst tremor to hit the poor South Asian nation in over 80 years, according to the AP. READ MORE

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  9. FBI Says a South Korean Firm Was Scammed Out of $375K for Fake Pharrell Show

    8:52 pm PDT 04/24/2015
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    The company wanted to book Williams for a concert in Seoul and wired $375,000 to what they believed to be a company working with a Japanese booking agency. READ MORE

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  10. 'Stranded in Canton': Tribeca Review

    12:12 pm PDT 04/24/2015
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    Sweden's Mans Mansson teams up with Locarno winner Li Hongqi in a feature about a Congolese trader's wanderings in the Chinese city of Guangzhou READ MORE

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  11. Zayn Malik, Shah Rukh Khan Selfie Sets India Retweet Record

    4:34 am PDT 04/24/2015
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    The Bollywood star tweeted the photo from the Asian Awards in London. READ MORE

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  12. Paramount Pictures Moving China Office to Beijing

    7:03 pm PDT 04/23/2015
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    The studio is also parting company with its China GM, Zhe Chen. READ MORE

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  13. Chinese Media Mogul Joins Consortium in Control of Hong Kong's TVB

    1:18 am PDT 04/23/2015
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    Li Ruigang, known as the "Rupert Murdoch of China," has bought into Young Lion Holdings, which holds 26 percent of voting shares in TVB. READ MORE

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  14. India Bans Al Jazeera for Five Days Following Kashmir Map Row

    11:58 pm PDT 04/22/2015
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    The news network was ordered off-air for showing an “incorrect” map of Kashmir. READ MORE

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  15. CinemaCon: PVR Cinemas Brings 4D to India With South Korea's CJ 4DPLEX

    10:42 pm PDT 04/22/2015
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    The pact enables India's largest theatrical chain to introduce the 4D cinema experience in the country. READ MORE

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  16. 'Helios' ('Chek Do'/'Chi Dao'): Film Review

    9:00 am PDT 04/22/2015
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    A pan-Asian cast of A-listers star as policemen, professors and arms peddlers trying to gain control over a weapon of mass destruction in Hong Kong READ MORE

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  17. Sony Raises Full-Year Financial Expectations

    12:24 am PDT 04/22/2015
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    The conglomerate cites higher revenue in its video games and other segments and lower costs. READ MORE

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  18. Disney India Signs Up Record Number of Brand Partners for 'Avengers' Release

    11:37 pm PDT 04/21/2015
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    The super-hero tentpole opens a week ahead of its U.S. release in India with the highest number of brand associations for any film. READ MORE

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  19. China Box Office: 'Furious 7' on Track to Beat 'Transformers' Record

    12:54 am PDT 04/21/2015
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    The Universal movie looks ready to surpass the $320 million earned by Paramount's 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' last year. READ MORE

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  20. Japan Box Office: 'Furious 7' Opens in Third, Hits Franchise-Best Numbers

    5:18 am PDT 04/20/2015
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    The country becomes the only major international market where the latest release in the action franchise didn't open on top, as 'Dragonball Z: Resurrection F' won the weekend. READ MORE

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