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Chinese Filmmakers Want To Go International -- But How?

17th September 2013

With China opening an average of nine new movie theaters every day and now boasting the second-largest box-office market in the world, the country has become a powerhouse in the movie industry. But several filmmakers,...

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Chinese Movie Ticket Sales Will Equal U.s. Sales By 2018

17th June 2013

Within five years the Chinese box office will equal that of the United States, according to Yu Dong, founder and chairman of Bona Film Group, China's largest privately owned film distributor. In an interview with...

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American Dreams In China Tops Chinese Box Office

28th May 2013

Hong Kong director Peter Chan's American Dreams in China has held on to the box-office crown in China for the second week in a row, earning $34.1 million, according to China Film News. That would...

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China's Movie, Tv Businesses Soar

23rd April 2013

Underscoring the massive growth of the film and television businesses in China, the Motion Picture Assn. and the China Film Distributors and Exhibitors Assn. released a study on Monday indicating that those businesses generated...

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Weinsteins Nab Rights To Distribute Berlin Opener

8th February 2013

On the same day that it opened the Berlin Film Festival, Wong Kar Wai's The Grandmaster was acquired by The Weinstein Company for distribution in the U.S., Australia and New Zealand. The martial arts drama,...

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Martial Arts Epic Opens Berlin Film Festival

7th February 2013

The 63rd annual Berlin Film Festival -- The Berlinale -- gets underway tonight (Thursday) with a screening of The Grandmaster, a martial-arts epic from Hong Kong director Wong Kar Wai. The director also heads the...

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Hong Kong Film Removed From Tokyo Film Festival

26th September 2012

The Hong Kong-produced movie Floating City has been withdrawn from the Tokyo Film Festival, following violent protests on the Chinese mainland last week over Japan's decision to nationalize the disputed Senkaku Islands in the East...

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Hong Kong Film Removed From Tokyo Film Festival

26th September 2012

The Hong Kong-produced movie Floating City has been withdrawn from the Tokyo Film Festival, following violent protests on the Chinese mainland last week over Japan's decision to nationalize the disputed Senkaku Islands in the East...

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Jean-claude Van Damme 'Honoured' To Star In Expendables 2

18th August 2012

Jean-Claude Van Damme was ''honoured'' to get his ''ass kicked'' in 'The Expendables 2'. The 51-year-old star - who has played a number of action stars throughout his career in movies such as 'Bloodsport' and...

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Alexander Mcqueen Aim To Dominate British Fashion

21st June 2012

Alexander McQueen plan to dominate the British fashion industry.The UK fashion house is aiming to beat leading names like Burberry, Stella McCartney and Vivienne Westwood to become known as the best of British luxury.Alexander McQueen...

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Robert Rodriguez Loved Unauthorised Mariachi Remake

2nd June 2012

Robert Rodriguez ''loved'' an unauthorised Chinese language remake of 'Mariachi'.The film director was astounded when he realised a film crew had come from Hong Kong to Mexico and remade his first film and even though...

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Victoria Beckham Plans To Open First Shop In London

21st May 2012

Victoria Beckham plans to open her first shop in London. The fashion designer is already working on getting her first ever standalone store in the English capital city and she also hopes to open retail...

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Jimmy Choo New Style Initiative To Launch Today

3rd May 2012

Jimmy Choo's new website launches today (03.05.12).The acclaimed footwear brand's highly-anticipated new project, Stylemakers - an interactive site featuring a photo gallers of street style images - is set to go live.Members of the public...

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James Murdoch Blames Underlings For Hacking Cover-up

24th April 2012

James Murdoch reiterated today (Tuesday) that subordinates intentionally kept him in the dark about the extent of voicemail hacking at News of the World , the now-defunct tabloid owned by his father's News Corp conglomerate....

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Lady Gaga's Tour Excitement

12th March 2012

Lady Gaga thinks she will ''die of excitement'' over her forthcoming tour.The singer is currently rehearsing for her Born This Way Ball, which starts in Korea in April and will then make its way around...

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Lea Michele's Reality Tv Addiction

8th March 2012

Lea Michele is addicted to reality television.The 25-year-old 'Glee' actress - who is rumoured to be dating co-star Cory Monteith - admits she likes to unwind from her 17-hour working days by watching whatever real-life...

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China Blocks All Foreign Shows In Primetime

15th February 2012

A new Great Wall is being built around Chinese television shows. China's State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television on Tuesday banned all foreign-produced television programs during primetime and limited them to no more than...

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Cheska 'Devastated' By Dad's Suicide

31st January 2012

'Made In Chelsea' star Francesca 'Cheska' Hull has been left grief-stricken after her father committed suicide.The reality TV star's banker dad Robin Hull was found dead at his Hong Kong home in November after taking...

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Chinese Firm Invests $220.5 Million In U.s. Movies

15th November 2011

Although producing movies sounds as far removed from construction and real estate development as the U.S. is from China, shareholders of Hong Kong-based Paul Y. Engineering Ltd. today (Tuesday) approved a deal to invest $220.5...

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Julie Walters Nominated For International Emmy

5th October 2011

Julie Walters has been nominated for an International Emmy for Best Actress.The British star's performance of Northern Ireland Secretary of State Mo Mowlam - who died aged 55 from a brain tumour in 2005 -...

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Avatar Theme Park Ride Coming To Disney World

21st September 2011

Get set for Avatar The Theme-Park Ride. The Walt Disney Co. announced on Tuesday that it has reached an agreement with director James Cameron, his producing partner Jon Landau, and 20th Century Fox to develop...

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Russian Director Wins Top Prize At Venice Film Festival

12th September 2011

Russian director Alexsander Sokurov's Faust , described by one critic as "a high-art dark comedy" but by Sokurov himself as "too serious," took the Venice Film Festival's Golden Lion award for best film, while the...

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'Talented' Kate Winslet Hard To Write Role For

6th September 2011

Kate Winslet is "so talented" it is hard to write a role for her. Scott Z. Burns - who wrote the script for Steven Soderbergh's 'Contagion' starring Kate alongside Matt Damon and Gwyneth Paltrow -...

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Eddie Murphy To Voice Hong Kong Phooey

11th August 2011

Eddie Murphy is to voice Hong Kong Phooey for a new children's movie.The comic actor is going to lend his vocal talents to the project which is based on the 70s cartoon of the same...

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Tom Ford's Gucci Isolation

4th July 2011

Tom Ford "couldn't have gone on much longer" at Gucci.The designer - who was creative director at the brand, which included Yves Saint Laurent, from 1994 until he left in 2004 when he and CEO...

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Justin Bieber Vomits At Philippines Show

11th May 2011

Justin Bieber vomited during a live performance in the Philippines on Tuesday (10.05.11).The 'Baby' singer was diagnosed with a bad chest infection ahead of his show in capital city Manila but refused to cancel or...

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3d Porn Movie May Receive Additional Steamy Seeds

21st April 2011

Appearing to borrow a page from the Justin Bieber playbook, the producer of the recently released 3D porn film that has become a hit in Taiwan and Hong Kong is planning to add 15 minutes...

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Uma Thurman And Jude Law For Cannes Jury

20th April 2011

Uma Thurman and Jude Law will be part of the jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival.The stars - who worked together in 1997 science-fiction movie 'Gattaca' - will sit on the 64th panel which...

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3d Porn Flick To Be Screen At Taiwan Film Festival

7th April 2011

Call it the opposite of The Forbidden City. Hong Kong is due to begin screening a 3D soft-porn film, Sex and Zen Extreme Ecstasy , a $3-million feature in Cantonese that is almost certain to...

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Bob Dylan Performs First Concert In China

7th April 2011

Bob Dylan performed his first ever concert in China last night (06.04.11).The 69-year-old musical legend was granted permission to give the concert at the Worker's Gymnasium in central Beijing after having his music vetted by...

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