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Monster Hunter: Some Thoughts on the Whole Mess

Monster Hunter: Some Thoughts on the Whole Mess

The movie adaptation of Monster Hunter looked set to do decent, perhaps even very good box office in China… until it got yanked for an allegedly racist joke Imagine being the writer (and in this case, also the director) waking up on Saturday to hear that your movie is in the middle of a shitstorm[...]

Hitman 3 Reveals A New Location With Chongqing China

Hitman 3 Reveals A New Location With Chongqing, China

IO Interactive released a new trailer this morning showing off a new location in Hitman 3 as you're headed to Chongqing, China As part of the mission for this latest trilogy, you will be heading to the rainy, neon-lit streets of a Chinese transportation hub This one filled with shops and food stands at every[...]

How Point Break Avoided The Fate Of Disneys Mulan Over China

How Point Break Avoided The Fate Of Disney's Mulan Over China

Fenton, formerly of Valiant-owners DMG and of IDW Entertainment, has a lot of experience creating media in China and the USA and is looking back at those experiences with more of a critical eye in the current climate On the 21st of October, he will be signing copies of his book at The Comic Bug[...]

How Chris Fenton Tried to Save The World With Iron Man 3 and Looper

How Chris Fenton Tried to Save The World With Iron Man 3 and Looper

Fenton was president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, General Manager of DMG North America (owners of Valiant Comics), and Senior Advisor to IDW Media Holdings. I recently read it, and it made for quite the page-turner, and there are so many nuggets to share. You can follow along with a few I wrote with this tag[...]

Why On Earth Was The Worlds Strongest Man Held In Chengdu China

Why On Earth Was The World's Strongest Man Held In Chengdu, China?

Chris Fenton was president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, General Manager of DMG North America (owners of Valiant Comics), and Senior Advisor to IDW Media Holdings. He has now written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3. I recently read it, and it made for quite the[...]

When Hanson Broke The Chinese Market And No One Realised

When Hanson Broke The Chinese Market And No One Realised

Chris Fenton was president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, General Manager of DMG North America (owners of Valiant Comics), and Senior Advisor to IDW Media Holdings. He has now written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3. I recently read it, and it made for quite the[...]

A Mobile Version Of Fall Guys Is Being Developed For China

A Mobile Version Of Fall Guys Is Being Developed For China

It looks like there may be a mobile version of Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout on the way, but we probably won't see it for a while as it's headed to China The game has been pretty popular on Twitch as Devolver Digital scored a hit with their multiplayer competition title, as the game has seen massive[...]

Rafael Grampa Batman Image Used In Hong Kong Protests Up For Auction

Rafael Grampa Batman Image Used In Hong Kong Protests, Up For Auction

Including The Guardian, Le Monde, New York Post, Business Insider, Variety, South China Morning Post, Newsweek, and Rolling Stone magazine alongside footage from the protests Oh, and Bleeding Cool as well, of course.[caption id="attachment_1253350" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Rafael Grampa cover to Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child Used In Hong Kong Protests, For Auction.[/caption]Now Heritage Auction[...]

Shanghai Customs Has Had Spielbergs Cameras in Storage for 33 Years

Shanghai Customs Has Had Spielberg's Cameras in Storage for 33 Years

The film tells the story of Jamie "Jim" Graham, a young boy who goes from living in a wealthy British family in Shanghai, to becoming a prisoner of war in a Japanese internment camp, during World War II.The movie was filmed at Elstree Studios and on location in Shanghai and Spain and entered negotiations with[...]

What China Wants From Film A Bigger Just Happy Enough Middle Class

What China Wants From Film, A Bigger, Just Happy Enough, Middle Class

Chris Fenton was president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, General Manager of DMG North America (owners of Valiant Comics), and Senior Advisor to IDW Media Holdings He has now written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3 I[...]

Downey Jr Fans Fell From the Trees for Iron Man 3 Beijing Red Carpet

Downey Jr Fans Fell From the Trees for Iron Man 3 Beijing Red Carpet

Chris Fenton, former president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, has written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3. I recently read it, can confirm it is quite the page-turner, and that there are so many nuggets to share. You can follow along with a few of[...]

Looper Showed China Its Future to Get Time Travel Past Censors

Looper Showed China Its Future to Get Time Travel Past Censors

Chris Fenton, former president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, has written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3. I recently read it, can confirm it is quite the page-turner, and that there are so many nuggets to share You can follow along[...]

When Black Market Marvel Bootleggers Disappeared in China

When Black Market Marvel Bootleggers Disappeared in China

Chris Fenton, former president of the China-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, has written a book, Feeding The Dragon, looking at his career, getting American movies into Chinese markets, notably Looper and Iron Man 3. I recently read it, can confirm it is quite the page-turner, and that there are so many nuggets to share You can follow along[...]

1000 Farmers Provided Security For Iron Man 3s Beijing Red Carpet

1000 Farmers Provided Security For Iron Man 3's Beijing Red Carpet

Chris Fenton was an agent at William Morris, president of the Chinese-based DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, and General Manager of DMG North America (owners of Valiant Comics), and Senior Advisor to IDW Media Holdings.  He is a China media expert, hoists delegations to China, and is CEO of Media Capital Technologies He has also[...]

HarperCollins to Publish Laura Gaos The Wuhan I Know Graphic Memoir

HarperCollins to Publish Laura Gao's The Wuhan I Know Graphic Memoir

Laura Gao is also from Wuhan in China, a place that lots of people hadn't heard about - and now have She was going to be flying back home back in January but was warned off by relatives as coronavirus was spreading through the city She chose not to fly, the day after, Wuhan went[...]

Last Week Tonight Host John Oliver Tackles Chinas Uighur Camps

Last Week Tonight Host John Oliver Tackles China's Uighur Camps

On Sunday’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, the host touched on China’s deculturization efforts against the Uighur people from the northwest Xinjiang region if the country Oliver claims The Uighurs, along with other ethnic minorities, are forced to live in re-education camps while also undergoing forced labor Among the many items manufactured are disposable[...]

MyComicShop Calls For Boycott Printing Comics in China

MyComicShop Calls For Boycott Printing Comics in China

Including one little editorial that has got some people talking. Bye, bye Covid-19 end bye, bye China!The virus that originated China will be gone one day, sooner than later, we all hope But when not going away is the Chinese Communist dictatorship While I certainly have no bone to pick with the Chinese people, I do[...]

The PlayStation Store Has Been Deactivated In China

The PlayStation Store Has Been Deactivated In China

Looks like China's ongoing war against gaming continues as the country has deactivated the PlayStation Store from Sony Reports started coming in overnight on Twitter that service to the online store has been suspended for a "security upgrade" However, there was no notice from Sony or anyone involved with Sony Interactive Entertainment that there would[...]

China Planning Ban On International Online Gaming

China Planning Ban On International Online Gaming

It looks like China is on the verge of doing one of the biggest video game bans in a long time as they're about to shut down online gaming The country recently took action against players in Hong Kong by banning the sales of Animal Crossing: New Horizons after players used the creative features to[...]

China Has Removed Animal Crossing: New Horizons From Stores

China Has Removed Animal Crossing: New Horizons From Stores

In a new turn of events that shows the political reach in China, the government has removed Animal Crossing: New Horizons from stores As you might suspect, like the rest of the world, the game has become popular with citizens of the country as a stay-at-home activity Because if you can't leave the house to[...]