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If you haven’t heard of Monster Hunt yet, that’s probably because you don’t live in China or follow international box office reports. But it’s worth adding to your radar, because it’s quickly becoming one of the biggest movies of all time. Here’s what you need to know:

What is Monster Hunt?

Monster Hunt is a Chinese 3D IMAX fantasy film, seemingly aimed at… Continue reading A Chinese Creature Feature Is Quickly Becoming One of the Biggest Movies of All Time

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have ordered video streaming websites in the country to stop showing four popular American TV shows, including The Big Bang Theory and The Good Wife, representatives from two sites said Sunday.The move suggests government attention is intensifying on the online streaming industry, which is freer than state television and China’s cinemas to show foreign productions and other content and has stretched the boundaries

Warner Bros. and Legendary

For a while there it looked like “Pacific Rim,” which Warner Bros. and Legendary were sincerely hoping would kick-start a giant new franchise, would be a one-and-done phenomenon. However, as the Guillermo del Toro sci-fi epic struggles to connect with audiences at home, a blockbuster Chinese showing could mean a “Pacific Rim 2″ after all.

According to Deadline, “Pacific Rim” opened in China… Continue reading 'Pacific Rim' Sequel a Possibility Again Thanks to Huge Chinese Opening

deborah-ann-woll-ryan-kwanten-true-blood.jpgThe latest episode of “True Blood,” “Gone Gone Gone,” made us fall in love with Jason Stackhouse (Ryan Kwanten) all over again.

Not that we ever stopped (don’t be ridiculous), but his poignant farewell to Hoyt (Jim Parrack) had us blubbering like a pre-vampire Tara.

Hoyt, tired of being the hypotenuse of a love triangle with Jessica ( Deborah Ann Woll) and Jason, asks his… Continue reading 'True Blood' - 'Gone Gone Gone': If that wasn't the best vampire staking ever, I'll eat Sookie's Chinese takeout

Asian Film Monthly is a movies.com column that rounds up recent notable theatrical releases in Asian countries to see what’s hot and what might be coming to the US.

China

According to the Weinstein Co., Americans will only attend Asian movies if they contain one of the following words: legend, fight, or dragon. Thus, Drunken Master 2 became The Legend of the Drunken Master, Fong Sai Yuk