Asia Pacific Roundabout
As an entire nation feverishly awaited the Thailand premiere of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay–Part 1 on Nov. 20, moviegoers in the capital Bangkok were in for a big surprise when the film was abruptly canceled by the operator of the inner-city Scala and Lido theatres literally hours before its scheduled first screening, apparently due to political factors. More »
On Sept. 26, the period action film Outcast, a France/U.S.A./China co-production, was withdrawn by Chinese studio Yunnan Film Group, its principal local investor, without any immediate explanation and just two hours before its scheduled midnight previews in Beijing. More »
Once again, China has pulled a major English-language movie literally hours before its scheduled opening. More »
A historical drama depicting a famous sea battle between Korean and Japanese forces has set new records at the South Korean box office. More »
The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT, often shortened to “China Film Bureau”), China’s media industry-governing body, has released the official box-office figures for the first half of 2014. More »
Bangkok has long been known for harboring some of the poshest and most comfortable movie theatres on the planet. But if the operator and interior designers of the just recently opened Embassy Diplomat Screens are to be believed, Thailand’s capital now also is home to “the world’s most luxurious cinema.” More »
The fifth annual CinemaCon will return to Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on April 20-23 More »
NATO has released technological requirements for High Dynamic Range projection systems More »
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