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CHINA BECOMING BOX-OFFIC COLOSSUS

October 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Demonstrating the growing importance of the Chinese box office to Hollywood, China’s State Administration of Radio, Film and Television has reported that during the first nine months of this year, total ticket sales rose to $1.14 billion, with James Cameron’s Avatar accounting for $207 million of that figure. The disaster epic Aftershock was in second […]

FILM BREAKS CHINESE BOX-OFFICE RECORD

August 10, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Just two weeks after it was released, director Feng Xiaogang’s Aftershock has broken box office records for a Chinese film with $79 million in ticket sales. The film, which cost $20 million to produce — one of the highest budgets ever for a Chinese film — recreates the devastating earthquake that struck the northern Chinese […]