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China Box Office: ‘Schemes in Antiques’ Takes Weekend Honors

Action-adventure film, “Schemes in Antiques” grabbed the top spot at the mainland China box office with a solid $25.6 million debut. It deposed crime comedy “Be Somebody” which…

Beach House Pictures, Clover Films and Netflix Receiving Singapore Government Support

Canadian-owned Beach House Pictures and Singapore producer-distributor Clover Films are receiving support from the Singapore government for their international outreach efforts. The partnerships were supported by the Infocomm…

‘Battle at Lake Changjin’ Breaks China’s All-Time Box Office Record

“The Battle at Lake Changjin” has become the highest grossing film of all time in China, after nearly two months of release. Co-directed by a trio of major…

Malaysia Bans Chinese war movie ‘The Battle at Lake Changjin’ – Global Bulletin

CENSORSHIP Malaysian authorities have declined to approve the Chinese war movie “The Battle at Lake Changjin” for theatrical release after outrage emerged online that the film promotes Communism,…

China Box Office: ‘Be Somebody’ Powers up Weekend as ‘Lake Changjin’ Is Poised for Record

Crime comedy film “Be Somebody” expanded its box office take by 20% in its second weekend of release in China and joined in a 49% surge in nationwide…

Evergrande Sells Off Remaining Stake in China’s Netflix-Like HengTen for $273 Million

Chinese real estate giant Evergrande has sold its entire remaining stake in the film and TV streaming company HengTen Networks Group for $273 million, part of efforts to…

China’s ‘Battle at Lake Changjin’ Becomes 2021’s Highest-Grossing Film Worldwide, Preps Sequel

On Friday, China’s Korean War epic “The Battle at Lake Changjin” became the highest-grossing film in the world for 2021, surpassing the Chinese New Year breakout comedy hit…

Imax Achieves Best Year Ever for Local, Non-English Language Films (EXCLUSIVE)

Imax has pulverized its company record for gross box office achieved by local, non-English-language films. In the year to date, its screens have enjoyed $165 million of gross…

Crowds Throng U.K.-Wide BFI London Film Festival – Global Bulletin

FESTIVAL The 65th BFI London Film Festival, which concluded Oct. 17, attracted crowds for in-person events and virtually. The festival unspooled over 12 days across London venues, 10…

Erika Girardi Calls Out Critics, Says Lawyers Advised She Quit ‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ in First Reunion Episode

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched Part 1 of the reunion of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” At the end of the…

China’s ‘Battle at Lake Changjin’ Is World’s Fourth Ranking Film of 2021 After Eleven Days

“The Battle at Lake Changjin” became the fourth most successful film in the world this year as it maintained its grip on the China box office for a…

Half Billion Dollar Haul for ‘Battle at Lake Changjin’ as Patriotic Holiday Propels China Box Office

Cinema box office in China hit RMB4.2 billion ($651 million) over the seven-day National Holiday period, according to government sources on Friday. By far the top title was…