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Hollywood-China box office market has collapsed in 2021, US share less than 10%

U.S. 08/30/21, 04:19

Hollywood's share of China's box office has allegedly plummeted to less than 10%, in a drastic shift for the big studios, as Beijing strengthens its domestic movie industry while continuing to prevent major Hollywood movies from playing in Chinese theaters. Hollywood has struggled to retain its customary dominance in the Chinese ...

Beijing censorship targets Hong Kong’s film, television industries

World 08/24/21, 23:09

A new controversial bill will soon be debated in the Legislative Council of Hong Kong. It punishes anyone who shows films or television programs that encourage dissent. Broadcasters could be jailed for up to three years and fined $128,000, for publicly transmitting content that contradicts the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP's) so-called ...

21 year-old ‘Law and Order’ extra shot dead at Bronx deli

New York 08/15/21, 23:54

A gunman shot an actor seven times in a New York City deli on Aug. 13. Surveillance footage shows the shocking moment "Law and Order" extra Jayquan Lewis was fatally gunned down at the B.H. Gourmet Deli in the Bronx. The 21-year-old can be seen entering the business near his Bainbridge Avenue ...

BLM group burns US flag and Carlson’s picture, he responds ‘I’m proud’

U.S. 08/14/21, 15:42

A small group of Black Lives Matter activists burned an American flag and a photo of Fox News host Tucker Carlson outside its headquarters, but nobody did anything to stop it. Twitter user Elad Eliahu shared several videos on Thursday, Aug. 12, one of which showed the protesters gathered outside the Fox News building ...

Chinese regime replaces real celebrities: Promotes animated holograms

Politics 08/04/21, 02:47

In China, more and more brands are leaning toward sponsoring animated holograms to replace real idols, the propaganda arm of China's Communist Party (CCP), the Global Times, reported. An unidentified "industry insider" told the state-run media on Sunday, Aug. 1, that virtual idols are cheaper and safer for a brand's reputation. The ...

TikTok teen star dies on first date in California theater shooting

U.S. 08/01/21, 21:54

Anthony Barajas and his girlfriend died from a fatal shooting in southern California on July 31. The TikTok celebrity and his beloved suffered a gunshot wound to the head during the July 26 "Forever Purge" screening in Corona, 53 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. The 19-year-old was on his first date ...