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  • 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,"...
  • China Film Group to Seek Stock Listing

    HONG KONG - China Film Group, the state-owned enterprise that dominates the Chinese movie industry, is set to raise up to $740 million from its upcoming share listing. The company will float, on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, shares of its China Film Corp....
  • Jeff Robinov in Talks with Chinese Conglom Fosun For Production Funding

    Former Warner Bros. film topper Jeff Robinov, whose expected financing with anchor investor Huayi Brothers Media Corp. failed to materialize, is in talks with Chinese conglomerate Fosun International and other foreign parties to potentially help fund...
  • No Change of Course, Kazuo Hirai Tells Sony AGM

    HONG KONG - Kazuo Hirai, CEO of Sony, reiterated a decision not to sell off the Japanese group's entertainment division. Hiai was speaking on Thursday (June 19) at Sony's annual general meeting in Tokyo and responded to questions. He said that the...
  • 'Transformers 4′ Has Noisy World Premiere in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG - Director, Michael Bay returned to Hong Kong Thursday (June 19) for the world premiere of "Transformers: Age of Extinction." The fourth part of the "Transformers" sci-fi action fantasy had partly been shot in the city, with more across the...
  • China to Give Film Industry Cash Injection

    HONG KONG - China's film industry is to benefit from a government stimulus package, it was announced on Thursday. According to official news agency Xinhua there will be a cash injection of RMB1 billion ($163 million), provided by a cluster of ministries....
  • With new rules, China tightens screws on press freedom

    With new rules, China tightens screws on press freedom
    For the past few months, freelance investigative journalist Ji Xuguang has been researching a story on the Chinese government’s program of demolishing people’s homes to make way for development projects. He planned to pitch it to one of his...
  • 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...
  • 'Godzilla' crushes China box office, opens with $38.2-million weekend

    'Godzilla' crushes China box office, opens with $38.2-million weekend
    “Godzilla” stomped its way to the top of the mainland China box office last week, taking in $38.2 million in its first three days of release — the second-best opening weekend for any imported film this year, behind only “X-Men:...
  • China's Alibaba Launches Film Company

    CANNES - Alibaba, the Chinese home shopping giant which last week unveiled part of its plans for a massive IPO in New York, has set up a film company. According to a regulatory filing it registered Alibaba Films Group as a Hong Kong-based company in...
  • Star Chinese Movies at 20: Movie Channel has Evolved With Asian Market

    Star Chinese Movies was launched in Taiwan in 1994 by regional pay-TV pioneer Satellite Television Asian Region (Star Television), which only a couple of years earlier had been bought by News Corp. from Hong Kong telecom giant PCCW. The choice of...