Mainland DVD pirates play another critical role

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 27 May, 2006, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 27 May, 2006, 12:00am
 

Mainland DVD counterfeiters, it seems, not only have a wicked sense of humour, but culture as well. Some even read high-brow The Boston Globe.


How else can you explain this quote taken from the Globe's respected film critic Ty Burr that appears on a fake disc package of Memoirs of a Geisha starring the yummy trio Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh and Gong Li?


It says: 'Its commercial compromises cripple it as a movie.'


We presume that Sony Pictures has enough sense not to include it as a blurb on its film product.


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