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China Quality Ferris Wheel Collapses & Manages to Harm Nobody

China’s expertise in construction is made evident yet again as a Ferris wheel under construction in Fuzhou City (Fujian Province) managed to collapse, thankfully harming no innocent bystanders in the process and bound to be a rather costly mistake. The incident was caught on video from various angles: While no person was harmed in the […]
Tags: China, Accidents, International, Architecture, Anime, Buildings, Ferris, Fujian, Made In China, China Quality Ferris Wheel Collapses amp, Fuzhou City Fujian Province


Netflix's 'Squid Game' is part of a surge in Korean entertainment '30 years in the making.' Here's what's next.

"Squid Game." Netflix "Squid Game," Netflix's biggest TV series, is part of a "K-wave" of popular South Korean content. Experts say the wave has been years in the making. They don't think it will slow down any time soon as competition among media companies heats up. Netflix's "Squid Game," a Korean-language series about hundreds of people who participate in deadly games for a cash prize, is the streaming giant's biggest TV series ever.The company said on Tuesday that it was...
Tags: Amazon, Asia, South Korea, Japan, TV, Media, Entertainment, China, Disney, Trends, Netflix, Streaming, Seoul, Marvel Studios, KU, State University of New York


China Boy Causes Elevator Fire After Allegedly Urinating Into Control Panel

A mischievous boy in China caused a disaster after deciding to urinate into a control panel whilst riding an elevator, triggering what seemed to be a mini explosion before a fire then broke out. A boy in the Chinese Anhui Province’s Hefei City boarded an elevator at an apartment building from the 20th floor, he […]
Tags: Technology, Crime, Children, China, International, Bizarre, Fires, Anime, Urination, Anhui, Anhui Province, Hefei City, Made In China


Hollywood has high hopes for 'Dune' at the box office, but Warner Bros. execs are also closely watching how it performs on HBO Max

Oscar Isaac and Josh Brolin in "Dune." Warner Bros. Warner Bros.' big-budget "Dune" arrives in theaters and on HBO Max this weekend. The movie enters a crowded month for new releases that's had mixed results. Meanwhile, Warner Bros. movies seem to be attracting new subscribers to Max. "Dune," the big-budget sci-fi epic from Warner Bros., arrives in US theaters and on HBO Max today, rounding out a month crowded with long-delayed new releases that has yielded mixed results at the box...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Media, Entertainment, China, US, Trends, Streaming, Suicide Squad, Box Office, Josh Brolin, Newark, Warner Bros, Oscar Isaac, Marvel Studios


Mizhimaoqiu’s Evil Sister Cosplay Brings Salvation to All

Mizhimaoqiu continues to bring a dark twist to formally pure professions as she changed roles from a Dark Nurse, now taking up residence in a darkened gothic church as the “Evil Sister”, and sure to have observers hastily converting themselves to her cause. The Evil Sister wears an alluring dark outfit that barely covers what […]
Tags: China, International, Anime, Cosplay, Fetish, Oppai, Oshiri, Pantsu, Image Gallery, Nun, Mizhimaoqiu


A Chinese propaganda film about the defeat of the US Army is set to become the country's highest grossing film ever

A still from the trailer for the 2021 movie "The Battle at Lake Changjin." CCTV6/YouTube "The Battle at Lake Changjin" has made $769 million since releasing in China on September 30. In the state-funded movie, outgunned Chinese troops beat their US foes during a Korean War battle. China's box office is the biggest in the world, meaning this film is also the biggest in the world. A Chinese state-backed propaganda epic about the defeat of US troops is on track to become the country'...
Tags: Entertainment, North Korea, China, US, Trends, Beijing, News UK, James Bond, Chinese communist party, US Army, Global Times, Wu Jing, Maoyan, Bill Bostock, Military & Defense, InsiderAsia


Microsoft & Sony Connected to Forced Labor in China

Reuters released an exclusive report detailing how US companies such as Sony and Microsoft have purchased equipment and software from a company in China that employs forced labor, a revelation that might not prove too shocking taking into consideration the virtue signalling (and censorship) carried out by both. In a scenario that feels awfully similar […]
Tags: Microsoft, China, US, International, Playstation, Racism, Sony, Slavery, Anime, Reuters, Made In China, Sony Connected to Forced Labor


No Time To Die Might Need To Earn $800 Million To Make A Profit

As we fastly approach the second weekend for "No Time to Die" at the domestic box office, some sobering numbers have emerged. Specifically, it has been revealed that the latest "James Bond" movie, serving as Daniel Craig's fifth and final installment, will need to make north of $800 million before it can become profitable. That is, to say the very least of it, a lofty goal for any movie at any time, but especially as we're still emerging from the pandemic. Or trying to, anyway.As reported by Var...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, China, James Bond, Justice League, Daniel Craig, Jamaica, Cia, Skyfall, Bond, MGM, Blu, Variety, Cary Joji Fukunaga, Felix Leiter


Eternals Ticket Sales Beating Black Widow & Shang-Chi

Within just a day of going on sale, the early tickets for Marvel's Eternals have already begun to outpace Black Widow and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. After being forced to take 2020 off due to the coronavirus pandemic, the MCU has returned in full force this year. So far, the franchise has put out two movies, and both have provided some sorely needed life to the domestic box office. Black Widow kicked things off in July with what was then the biggest opening weekend of the pandem...
Tags: Entertainment, China, Amc, Tech, Oscar, Zhao, MCU, Shang Chi, Chloe Zhao


The Bad American Acting In Squid Game Rules, Actually

This post contains spoilers for "Squid Game.""Squid Game" is a phenomenon, and rightly so. It's a vicious thriller series that sharply criticizes class and capitalism, anchored by across-the-board stellar performances. Until ... episode 7. That's when the Korean drama series introduces the mysterious "VIPs," who turn out to be wealthy Americans, alongside one Chinese businessman, who look and sound like they're characters played by Tobias Funke. They're hammy, they're over-the-top, and they're i...
Tags: Japan, Hollywood, Television, Movies, China, Korea, Kim, Bob, Host, Scott Wilson, Adkins, Tobias Funke, Bong Joon, Grillo, Paul Lazar, Frank Grillo


Squid Game' takes China by storm despite censors over violent content

  It is not available in China but Netflix's global sensation  Squid Game   has already built up a huge following in the country, with fans dodging strict internet controls to stream the show and snapping up merchandise such as its unique outfits. The dystopian South Korean thriller has become the most popular Netflix series launch ever, the streaming giant said Tuesday, but it is unlikely to pass China's censors because of its brutally violent content. Yet it is already a hit in ci...
Tags: South Korea, Entertainment, China, Tech, Netflix, Beijing, Shanghai, Yiwu, Taobao, Afp, Yang, Li, Jang, Peng Xiuyang


Genshin Impact Generated $2 Billion on Mobile Since Launching One Year Ago

Genshin Impact, which initially began as a clone of Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, has managed to achieve some astonishing growth in terms of revenue just one year after launch, achieving over $2 billion from those making purchases in the free to play title on mobile, a number which will likely only continue […]
Tags: Business, Games, Money, China, Sales, Smartphones, Anime, Ps4, Zelda, Gacha, Casuals, PS5, Genshin Impact


No Time To Die Earns $56M at the Domestic Box Office, Over $300M Worldwide

Daniel Craig’s 007 swan song No Time to Die had no trouble topping the domestic weekend box office, earning a less-than-expected, though still pretty great $56 million. Per Deadline, Saturday totals fell a little steeper than expected, but given the film’s massive 2 hour and 43-minute runtime and the fact that — Skyfall aside — James Bond doesn’t typically perform as well in the U.S. as he does abroad, this is still a big win for MGM/United Artist/Universal/Eon production. RELATED: Jason Reitman...
Tags: Movies, China, Sony, James Bond, Daniel Craig, Addams Family, Jason Reitman, Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, 3m, Dune, CinemaScore, ComingSoon, Box Office Top, Domestic Box Office


'No Time To Die' is the first sign of turbulence at the box office for the latest wave of blockbuster hopefuls

Daniel Craig as James Bond in "No Time to Die" MGM "No Time to Die" earned $56 million in the US over the weekend, below expectations. There might be trouble for would-be blockbusters in a crowded market still recovering from the pandemic. Still, the movie is performing well internationally and has earned more than $300 million globally. After a year-and-a-half delay, the James Bond film "No Time to Die" landed in North American theaters over the weekend. But the box office lacked the kind...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Media, Entertainment, China, Disney, US, Trends, James Bond, Box Office, Daniel Craig, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, Ridley Scott, Spectre


College Labels Group’s Among Us “China Kinda Sus” Stickers “Xenophobic Weapons”

The corruption of Western universities grows more and more apparent by the day as a college in Massachusetts is launching an investigation into a conservative nonprofit group on its Boston campus after they scattered around stickers labeled “China Kinda Sus” with the character from the popular online game “Among Us” on it, the college labeling […]
Tags: Politics, Usa, China, Boston, Massachusetts, Marketing, International, University, Racism, Anime, Among Us, College Labels Group, Kinda Sus


Shang-Chi Passes $400M at Global Box Office Even Without China

Disney and Marvel's Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings continues to outperform expectations at the box office, sailing past $400 million worldwide. The Phase 4 MCU movie is in its sixth weekend since its release, which was back on September 3. Shang-Chi was an immediate success upon release, grossing $29.6 million at the box office on its opening day, which was the third-best opening day during the COVID-19 pandemic.Shang-Chi would go on to take the crown of the largest Labor Day weekend...
Tags: Hollywood, Entertainment, France, China, Disney, Tech, Rob Zombie, Forbes, Global Box Office, MCU, Shang Chi, United Kingdom South Korea, Simu Liu


No Time To Die Passes $300 Million At Global Box Office As Shang-Chi Hits $400 Million

After 18 months of lockdowns and delays, movie theaters are in need of a hero -- and now they've got quite a few to choose from. Though "No Time To Die" came in slightly under expectations in its domestic opening weekend, a $56 million debut at the North American box office has tipped it past the $300 million worldwide mark. Meanwhile, "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings" crossed a milestone of its own: $400 million worldwide.The journey back to normality at the box office has been a slow...
Tags: Movies, News, China, James Bond, Daniel Craig, North America, MGM, Tenet, Global Box Office, Eon Productions, Shang Chi


Yorkie’s Alluring Kunoichi Cosplay Strikes Fiercely

Lovely cosplayer Yorkie has donned a revealing and provocative kunoichi outfit, a trap most cultured men would happily fall into as the woman strips out of her already tiny attire and into something far more exposed. Yorkie is making effective use of her feminine advantages (as any kunoichi would) to draw the eyes of more […]
Tags: China, International, Anime, Cosplay, Swords, Ninja, Oppai, Oshiri, Image Gallery, Megane, Yorkie


Crazy Rich Asians 2: Everything We Know So Far

"Crazy Rich Asians" stole our hearts when it premiered in 2018, a joyous rom-com that explored what happens when love and family collide. Its release was also dubbed a watershed moment in Hollywood, as the first film since 1993, by a major studio to feature a majority Asian cast. The film arrived to much fanfare and critical acclaim so naturally, immediately following the its success, Warner Bros announced their intention to make a sequel. It was also the natural next step, given the film takes ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, China, Warner Bros, The Hollywood Reporter, NICK, Michelle Yeoh, Lim, Chu, Chiarelli, WB, Constance Wu, Golding, Peter Chiarelli, Harry Shum Jr, Jon M Chu


Netflix Trailer for 'Found' Doc Following Three Adopted Teenage Girls

"You need to have a lot of courage to come back." Netflix has revealed a trailer for an indie documentary film titled Found, the latest from director Amanda Lipitz who earned quite a bit of acclaimed with her doc film Step from a few years ago. This just premiered at the 2021 Hamptons Film Festival, and arrives on Netflix in a few weeks. Three American teenage girls, each adopted from China, come across a life-changing discovery after a DNA service informs them they are cousins. The online r...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, China, Netflix, Documentaries, To Watch, Amanda Lipitz


A Journey into China's Industrial Structure - 'Ascension' Doc Trailer

"Work faster! No more chit-chat or I will sell you off!" MTV Documentary Films has released an official trailer for an indie documentary titled Ascension, which first premiered at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival earlier this year. It won the top prize for Best Doc Film, then went on to play at numerous other fests. The absorbingly cinematic Ascension explores the pursuit of the "Chinese Dream." This observational doc film presents a contemporary vision of China that prioritizes productivity a...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, China, Documentaries, To Watch, American Factory, MTV Documentary Films, Best Doc Film


A Boy Called Christmas: Release Date, Cast, And More

(Welcome to ...And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.)Christmas in ... October? Sure, why not! It may not even be Halloween yet, but I guess there's no time like the present to kickstart the marketing machine for "A Boy Called Christmas," the latest in a long line of Netflix holiday movies of -- how shall we put it? -- varying degrees of quality. But either I'm naïve or an eternal o...
Tags: UK, Movies, China, Singapore, Turkey, Netflix, United States, Jim Broadbent, Kristen Wiig, Matt Haig, Nikolas, Blitzen, Gil Kenan, Sky Cinema, Miika, Monster House


A Chinese Film Beat No Time To Die And Venom 2 At The Box Office

There was much talk last weekend about the box office -- and for good reason. "Venom: Let There Be Carnage" set records with its $90 million domestic opening, and "No Time to Die" made nearly $120 million in its international rollout. But, amazingly, those weren't the highest-grossing movies worldwide last weekend. And what's even more surprising is it's not even sort of close. Rather, a Chinese propaganda film titled "The Battle at Lake Changjin" absolutely obliterated the competition, which co...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, North Korea, China, Bob Dylan, Box Office, North America, Detective Chinatown, Kong, Communist Party of China, Chen Kaige, Box Office Mojo, Eastern Front, China Hollywood, Shang Chi


Hotel Transylvania 4 Heads Straight To Streaming On Amazon Prime Video

After months of rumors, Sony Pictures Animation has officially revealed that they are joining forces with streaming giant Amazon Studios to bring the world "Hotel Transylvania 4," now titled "Hotel Transylvania: Transformania" ... next year. The Adam Sandler-less animated sequel to the franchise that has previously scored $1.3 billion at the box office, will stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in over 240 countries and territories (excluding China) on January 14, 2022. Nontroversy Averted T...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, News, China, Sony, Sony Pictures Animation, Amazon Prime Video, Mavis, Johnny, Dracula, Amazon Studios, Transylvania, Hotel Transylvania, Genndy Tartakovsky, Mavis Selena Gomez, Jennifer Salke


The Legendary Francis Ford Coppola Revisits Dementia 13, His Low-Budget Horror Debut [Interview]

Legendary filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola was around 21-years old when he made his feature directorial debut with "Dementia 13." And decades later, he has revisited the Roger Corman-produced film to release a remastered director's cut of his playfully dark horror movie. Upon initial release, scenes were added and cut not to the filmmaker's liking. Now, Coppola's original vision is both restored and enjoyable. When the director started shooting his first feature film, he didn't have a script. He'd...
Tags: Movies, News, China, Stephen King, Orson Welles, Ireland, Tennessee, Kubrick, Kraft, Usc, Roger Corman, Ucla, Proust, Francis Ford Coppola, Yugoslavia, Welles


Genshin Impact’s Eula & Amber Tag Team a Random Male for Sex

Those familiar with the China-developed Genshin Impact will possibly be astounded to ogle this new fan-produced animation as it features two girls being penetrated in turn by a single lucky male, demonstrating the teamwork skills of Eula and Amber whilst also emphasizing their attractiveness. Eula and Amber’s simultaneous love-making session:
Tags: Games, Parody, China, Artists, Anime, Fetish, Yuri, Eula, Oppai, Oshiri, H, Image Gallery, Genshin Impact


Review: Ascension (aka 登楼叹)

— by BEV QUESTAD — “Foreign position with dorm living, air conditioning and $2.99 per hour! You can sit. Easiest work you can find – making new phone products!” announces a job recruiter at an employment station in China. Jessica Kingdon, a Chinese-American director/producer, has produced her last documentary in a series of three depicting […]
Tags: Reviews, Movies, China, Jessica Kingdon


Theatrical Exclusivity Vs Hybrid Releases: The Future Of Big Movies

2020 will go down in history for so many reasons, and while there were, unquestionably, bigger fish for the world to fry, there is no denying that COVID changed the movie business forever. Long gone are the days of a big movie enjoying a nearly three-month-long exclusive theatrical window before being made available on home video. The inevitable, eventual shift to a streaming-first mentality was giving a gigantic shove and is now the way seemingly every studio in Hollywood is thinking. Hollywood...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, News, China, Marvel, Disney, Netflix, Pandora, United States, Sony, Suicide Squad, Scarlett Johansson, Warner Bros, James Gunn, Ryan Reynolds


The biggest movie of the weekend wasn't the 'Venom' sequel. It was a $200 million Chinese blockbuster.

"The Battle at Lake Changjin." Bona Film Group The Chinese war film "The Battle at Lake Changjin" grossed more than $200 million over the weekend. The China box office is now the biggest in the world thanks to the success of local blockbusters. Experts say that going forward, the relationship between China and Hollywood will be very different. See more stories on Insider's business page. "Venom: Let There Be Carnage" may have exceeded expectations at the US box office, but the biggest ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Media, Entertainment, China, Marvel, Disney, US, Trends, James Bond, Box Office, University Of Virginia, University Of Southern California, Detective Chinatown, Rosen, Ampere Analysis


Tencent Mobile Game Dou Luo Da Lu Heavily Copies Final Fantasy XIV Trailer

Tencent has persisted in demonstrating why so many despise the China-located company as it was learned that a cinematic for their smartphone game Dou Luo Da replicated several shots from a trailer for Final Fantasy XIV, the clear plagiarism possibly convincing observers that Chinese developers are either creatively bankrupt or only care about money (or […]
Tags: Games, China, Smartphones, Tencent, Plagiarism, Anime, MMORPG, Comparison, Image Gallery, Casuals, Dou Luo Da Lu, Dou Luo Da



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