The world seems to be concerned that Hollywood films are no longer beating the domestic films in China, read about it from the New York Times and the Guardian. Is this a temporary phenomenon or a lasting trend?
How quickly do cultural works depreciate in value? The Slate does an economic analysis here.
Tennis player Li Na chosen for one of the seven covers of Times 100.
Dreamworks Oriental, the Shanghai-based offshoot of the animation company that’s partly owned by the Shanghai Media Group, has announced Tibet Code as one of its first projects. More from Variety here. I wonder if Dreamworks will screen this in the U.S., and how much controversy that might raise. Which mystery-adventure Hollywood movie will win, Tibet Code or The Graver Robbers’ Chronicles (which, by the way, has been translated into English and can be purchased on Amazon) .