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Hong Kong Producer Raymond Chow Died

Hong Kong movie producer Raymond Chow Man-wai - who brought Jackie Chan and martial arts legend Bruce Lee into the spotlight - died at the age 91 on Friday (Nov 2). The movie mogul and founder of Golden Harvest brought big names like Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan to the international stage.
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Hollywood Movies Jump 20% in Japan

Hollywood's share of the Japanese box office jumped 18.6 percent in 2017, but was still outperformed by local fare, taking 45 percent or $935 million, of the $2.08 billion (¥228.6 billion) market. The figures were announced by the Motion Pictures Producers Association of Japan
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Novelist Jin Yong Passes Away

Millions of people are mourning Jin Yong — the pen name for novelist Louis Cha — after the giant of Chinese pop culture and literature died on Tuesday. Cha wrote epic stories that created an underpinning for the pageantry and fantasy of martial arts films; he was 94.
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The KPOP Story

The craze for Kpop is slowly reaching Europe and the US, Gangnam Style a music video by South Korean singer PSY was the first video to reach1 billion views on Youtube in 2012, K-dramas are being exported to the Middle East … Music, games, TV shows: the South Korean culture seems particularly trendy these days.
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8 Nov - 15 Nov 2018
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AFI FEST is the American Film Institute's annual celebration of international cinema from modern masters and emerging filmmakers

News

  • Legendary Hong Kong producer Raymond Chow dies age 91 in Hong Kong
  • Hollywood's Share of Japanese Box Office Jumps Nearly 20 Percent in 2017
  • Hong Kong martial arts novelist Jin Yong passed away at the age 94
  • South Korea's local productions surpassing even Hollywood movies

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