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James Cameron: China Should Let More Movies In

From AP: Hollywood director James Cameron urged China to open its doors to more foreign films, arguing it would boost the local cinema industry after the WTO ruled Beijing was illegally restricting movie and other media imports....

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China Denies Ban On US Movies – AFP

From AFP: China has denied suspending movie imports from the United States, after US officials “forcefully” raised the issue and demanded answers during tense meetings this week. US entertainment industry journal Variety last week reported that China had begun a three-month suspension of US movies, amid speculation that the Chinese were looking to punish the […]

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China Locks Away Pirate Movie Mogul – AP

From AP: China sentenced a man to life in jail on Thursday for running what state media called the country’s biggest ever pirate film disc smuggling ring. A court in southern Guangxi region convicted Lin Yuehua and 11 gang members of buying five production units to make DVDs and VCDs, setting them up in a […]

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Chinese movie sex blog and bloggers’ real names – Jeremy Goldkorn

From Danwei blog: There’s a new hoo haa on the Chinese Internet about new regulations that will require bloggers to register their real names with the authorities. The rumblings about real name registration are emerging from the Ministry of the Information Industry (MII), the body that oversees Internet and telecoms. It seems that few bloggers […]

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Kung Fu Movies Come Out Fighting – China Daily

From China Daily via China Net: The revival of martial arts films in recent years is the result of increasing commercialism in the Chinese film industry, says Jia Leilei, director of the culture strategy research centre at the China Academy of Art. There were only a handful of martial arts films among the total 260 […]

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