Tag: China

Top Gun: Maverick Too Patriotic for China

Tom Cruise isn’t just facing on-screen enemies this weekend. The Wall Street Journal reports that Tencent Holdings, a Chinese multimedia conglomerate, has pulled its investment in Top Gun: Maverick because the film is too patriotic. (The Journal is behind a paywall, but JoBlo has a rundown.) Tence...

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Disney Will be Fine Without China, Says Bob Chapek

On yesterday’s Disney Q2 earnings call, CEO Bob Chapek essentially said the company’s films would thrive with or without the coveted Chinese market. This comment comes following that country’s banning of Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. On the call, he also correc...

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Fantastic Beasts and Where Can I Find the Answers

As a lifelong Wizarding World fan, I did my due diligence and headed to the cinema to watch Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore. I went in with an open mind, and, overall, I enjoyed this movie. It gave us a lot of answers that we should have received in the second film, but left …

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“Nobody Cares” Warriors Part Owner Chamath Palihapitiya Says About Minority Uyghurs In China

During a discussion on human rights abuses on the All-In Podcast, part-owner of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors Chamath Palihapitiya said, bluntly, “Nobody cares,” when the topic of China and their treatment of minority Uyghurs was brought up.  Co-host Jason Calacanis brought up t...

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Angelina Jolie Calls Middle Eastern Countries “Ignorant” For Pulling Eternals, Mum on China

Angelina Jolie is massively coping with the revelation that several Middle Eastern nations (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Qatar) have decided to pull Eternals from their cinemas, sparing their denizens from the MCU’s lowest-rated film. “I’m sad for [those audiences],” said Jolie to news.com.au d...

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“Change is Coming” Tweets Enes Kanter in Latest Assault Against the CCP

Boston Celtics’ Center Enes Kanter is still on the offensive against the CCP. “Change is coming and no one can stop it,” Kanter said in a tweet on Thursday that shows several groups that Kanter has brought to light in the past expressing their gratitude to him for highlighting their plight...

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