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SKYFALL FALLS VICTIM TO CHINESE CENSORS

January 17, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

The James Bond film Skyfall is the latest Hollywood production to be subjected to the caprice of Chinese censors. In advance of its opening on the mainland on Monday (it opened in Hong Kong last November), a scene, shot in Shanghai, showing a French hitman shooting a guard in the elevator lobby of a skyscraper […]

3D PORN MOVIE MAY RECEIVE ADDITIONAL STEAMY SCENES

April 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Appearing to borrow a page from the Justin Bieber playbook, the producer of the recently released 3D porn film that has become a hit in Taiwan and Hong Kong is planning to add 15 minutes of additional steamy scenes in hopes of generating repeat business. Agence France-Presse, the French news agency, quoted Stephen Shiu, the […]

3D PORN FLICK TO SCREEN IN HONG KONG

April 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Call it the opposite of The Forbidden City. Hong Kong is due to begin screening a 3D soft-porn film, Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy, a $3-million feature in Cantonese that is almost certain to be censored on the mainland — if it is shown there at all. As described in Britain’s Guardian newspaper today (Thursday), […]

ADMISSIONS DOWN IN U.S., UP ALMOST EVERYWHERE ELSE

January 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

While the number of movie tickets sold domestically tumbled 7 percent in 2010, they smashed records in other countries, published reports indicated on Wednesday. In France admissions totaled 206.5 million, the highest since 1967. Total box office receipts came to $1.7 billion. China’s State Administration of Radio, Film and Television reported that the nation’s theaters […]