Ip Man 3 stars Mike Tyson and Donnie Yen at the opening ceremony of the Shanghai International Film Festival in 2015. The film’s Chinese distributor has since had its licence suspended for making up thousands of screenings in a huge box office fraud. Photo: AFP
Kenny Hodgart
Opinion

Opinion

Off Centre by Kenny Hodgart

What’s really driving China’s ambition to buy out Hollywood and win the World Cup?

Recent investments in entertainment interests are as much about muscle-flexing at home and abroad as they are about ‘rebalancing’ the economy

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Ip Man 3 stars Mike Tyson and Donnie Yen at the opening ceremony of the Shanghai International Film Festival in 2015. The film’s Chinese distributor has since had its licence suspended for making up thousands of screenings in a huge box office fraud. Photo: AFP
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