Topic: China Film Group Corporation
'Django Unchained' was taken out of Chinese theaters on its opening day. The importer said it was not screened because of a technical issue, but some speculate that Chinese censors may have objected to some scenes in the film.
'Ice Age: Continental Drift' is opening the same weekend in China as 'The Lorax.' Why is China forcing two Hollywood movies to compete for ticket sales?
Vice President Xi Jinping announces two film deals that offer Hollywood more access to China and set up a Chinese joint venture with DreamWorks to boost China's push into animation.
A propaganda film released in time for the anniversary of China's Communist Party isn't going down well with the public, despite rave reviews in the official media.
07/11/2011 09:28 am
The state wants its “The Founding of a Party” to top the charts around the 90th anniversary of the Communist Party's first congress on July 1. So it's packed it with stars – and delayed the release of 'Transformers 3' and 'Cars 2.'
06/02/2011 09:25 am
Days before the peak movie-going Lunar New Year holiday, China swapped the blockbuster from 2D theaters for a film about Confucius. “Avatar” had raised uncomfortable parallels with the hot-button issue of exploitation by property developers.
01/19/2010 06:33 am
China must break its government monopoly on distribution rights for Hollywood movies, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled Monday. The result could be more money for Hollywood, and eventually, a lifting of the 20-foreign-films-per-year limit.
12/21/2009 09:39 am