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  1. News - China - ENTERTAINMENT

    China film chief Han Sanping retires amid links to Zhou probe

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 02:52pm by Li Jing

    ... chief retires amid Zhou links The head of the state-run China Film Group Corporation (CFGC), Han Sanping, has stepped down in a management reshuffle amid reports he was questioned in a graft probe linked to former security tsar Zhou Yongkang. Han, 60, told China National Radio yesterday that he had relinquished leadership of the mainland's biggest film group after reaching ...

  2. News - China - ENTERTAINMENT

    One for the ages: Transformers film breaks mainland box office records

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 03:45am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com Movie's 600m yuan in sales comes after film official warns about Hollywood's dominance Transformers sets opening weekend record Michael Bay's Transformers: Age of Extinction has earned more than 600 million yuan (HK$750 million) since its debut on the mainland on Friday, an opening weekend record, according to state media. The box-office ...

  3. News - China - ENTERTAINMENT

    How popcorn has become a 390 million yuan hit with mainland Chinese movie-goers

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 06:02pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com Snack big revenue earner at cinema chain as China has become the world's second-largest film market outside the US Popcorn has become a big money maker at the mainland’s largest cinema chain, as more people flock to the nation’s movie theatres. Wanda Cinemas said on its website it earned 390 million yuan (HK$491 million) in revenue last year from popcorn, ...

  4. News - China - ENTERTAINMENT

    China axes Tarantino's Django Unchained on day it was to open

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 03:27pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com Tarantino's mainland debut chained The screening of Quentin Tarantino's Oscar-winning film Django Unchained on the mainland was abruptly cancelled on its opening day yesterday for what cinemas called "technical reasons". The general manager of the Beichen Fortune Centre movie theatre in Kunming, Tian Zaixing, said he could ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Ex-ICAC man steals limelight in Hong Kong Film Awards nominations

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... him the best actor title from the Film Critics Society. Mainland screen diva Zhou Xun received two nominations in the best actress category, for her performances in The Great Magician ... ( Nightfall ) Chapman To ( Vulgaria ) Lau Ching-wan ( The Bullet Vanishes ) Tony Leung Ka-fai ( Cold War ) Tony Leung Chiu-wai ( The Silent War ) Best actress Zhou Xun ( The Great Magician ) Miriam ...

  6. News - World - ENTERTAINMENT

    Taiwan cheers Ang Lee's Life of Pi Oscar success

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Kong and mainland directors were blinded by the huge big-movie market. Additional reporting by Laura Zhou Taiwan cheers Ang Lee's success with Life of Pi ...

  7. News - China - ENTERTAINMENT

    CCTV's Spring Festival Gala show challenged by provincial broadcasters

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com The annual Spring Festival Gala is traditionally the top-rated New Year show but regional broadcasters are starting to draw local viewers Provincial challenge to CCTV gala night When China Central Television (CCTV) announced late last month that Canadian singer Celine Dion would perform for the 2013 Spring Festival Gala, the news wasn't met ...

  8. News - China - ENTERTAINMENT

    'Lost in Thailand' redefines mainland audiences' tastes in films

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... and showing the frailty of urban citizens". Angel Zhou, a Shenzhen-based sales manager, said: "The movie was like a mirror in which I could see myself. I found that I have been doing exactly ... But in reality: "I just want to be the pancake maker- with goodness and pure and simple dreams," Zhou said. "I laughed loudly while watching the movie, but I found myself crying ...



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