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  • Chinese Box Office Sets First Half Record

    HONG KONG - "Transformers- Age of Extinction" enjoyed a huge debut in China and it topped a massive week for Hollywood in the Middle Kingdom. But the highest scoring film of the year so far remains Chinese. And with local and Hollywood titles powering...
  • Vatican Taps Former Hong Kong Governor Chris Patten To Help Devise Digital Era Media Strategy

    ROME - The Vatican has appointed former Hong Kong governor Chris Patten as head of a committee to advise Pope Francis on how to improve its media strategy in the digital age. Patten, 70, who is also the former chairman of the BBC Trust, will head up...
  • Hong Kong braces for protests as vote fuels pro-democracy movement

    Hong Kong braces for protests as vote fuels pro-democracy movement
    Nearly 800,000 people voted in a nonbinding Hong Kong referendum aimed at agitating for greater democracy, organizers said early Monday, and the semi-autonomous Chinese city was bracing for hundreds of thousands of people to march through the streets...
  • 'Snowpiercer' Producer Spackman Entertainment Heads for Stock Listing

    HONG KONG - Spackman Entertainment Group, one of the companies behind "Snowpiercer," is to float its shares on the Singapore stock market. The company is a Hong Kong-based holding company, whose principal assets are its three South Korean film...
  • Pictures in the News | June 27, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where U.S. soccer fans on the Hermosa Beach Pier had much to celebrate as their team's loss to Germany still allowed the U.S. to advance into the Cup's knockout round. Over in Anaheim, exuberant young...
  • A star-spangled party at L.A.'s Grand Park

    A star-spangled party at L.A.'s Grand Park
    Attracted by live music, food and an elaborate fireworks display, thousands of people filled Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles on Friday to celebrate the Fourth of July under a hot afternoon sun. In another sign of a resurgent city core, event...
  • 'X-Men' tops $82 million at Chinese box office

    'X-Men' tops $82 million at Chinese box office
    “X-Men: Days of Future Past” topped the mainland Chinese box office in the week that ended Sunday, earning more than $44.5 million and bringing its 10-day total in that market to more than $82.4 million. U.S. superhero films have performed...
  • 'Transformers' Earning More in China Than U.S.

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is a bigger hit in China than it is in the United States, according to numbers released Tuesday by China Movie Media Group, a partner in the production. So far the film has made $134.5 million in the People's Republic in...
  • Hong Kong Director Ann Hui's 'The Golden Era' To Close Venice Film Festival

    ROME - Prominent and prolific Hong Kong helmer Ann Hui's "The Golden Era" has been selected as the closer at the Venice Film Festival where Hui will head the jury of the fest's Horizons section, dedicated to innovation and originality in global...
  • Hong Kong activists push election freedom; China warns of limits

    Hong Kong activists push election freedom; China warns of limits
    A blazing sun was melting the Rev. Chu Yiu-ming’s brow as he worked the pavement outside a subway stop in Hong Kong, but the 70-year-old Baptist minister just kept refreshing his grin and pressing fliers into the palms of passersby. “...
  • Chicago's Trump Tower signage is offensive

    Chicago's Trump Tower signage is offensive
    Architecture in Chicago is no small thing. It stands more prominently in the public conscience than arguably any other American city. And now, regrettably, so does one sign. The recent installation of nearly 20-foot-6-inch-high letters spelling "TRUMP"...
  • 'Transformers: The Premake' makes Chicago critic a filmmaker

    'Transformers: The Premake' makes Chicago critic a filmmaker
    Before "Transformers 4" pounds into cinemas next week (sorry, "Transformers: Age of Extinction"), let us take a moment to step back and consider a much smaller, 25-minute film from Chicago-based critic Kevin B. Lee called "Transformers: The Premake,"...