Monday, December 6, 2021

CHINA MAY SAVE TITANIC 3D

April 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Moviegoer interest in the 3D version of Titanic may have fallen steeply at the domestic box office, and by and large, it is not living up to its name in most foreign markets either. But in China it is turning out to be a big hit. Tuesday’s debut brought in $11.6 million, by far the […]

CHINA ORDERS SMOKING CURTAILED IN MOVIES, TV

February 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The Chinese government on Monday ordered movie and television producers to markedly cut back scenes showing actors smoking, limiting them only to scenes in which it can be demonstrated that smoking serves “an artistic purpose.” In any case, the scenes can not take place in public areas where smoking is banned, and underaged actors may […]

CHINA SAYS RATINGS SYSTEMS DON’T WORK

August 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

China’s State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television (SARFT) has effectively ended any further discussion of adopting a film ratings system for the country. That would leave the regulator in place as the country’s chief censor, determining which movies can be appropriately viewed by China’s entire population, from children to adults. Daily Variety today (Tuesday) […]