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    Concentration camps and forced labor: China’s repression of the Uighurs, explained Former Patriots WR reveals huge favor Bill Belichick did for him Most Americans don't know these lucrative Social Security "secrets" Ad Microsoft ...
    LOS ANGELES -- The Walt Disney Co. has further postponed its next mega-movies from Marvel, including "Black Widow," while also postponing Steven Spielberg's "West Side Story" a full year in the company's latest recalibration due to the pandemic.Ten of Disney's top films shuffled release dates Wednesday, uprooting several of the company's major fall releases. The...
    One of the most beloved songs from the animated "Mulan" gets a major update for 2020. Walt Disney Animation A brand new version of "I'll Make a Man Out of You" is available on iTunes and Spotify to stream.  The updated version comes from composer Matthew Wilder and lyricist David Zippel. Both worked...
    Hollywood’s hopes of a comeback this year are officially dead. Disney put the last nail in the coffin on Wednesday when it delayed several of its much-anticipated fall flicks, including “Black Widow,” starring Scarlett Johansson, and Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story.” The move, while not surprising due to the still-raging pandemic, has experts calling...
    Hollywood’s hopes of a comeback this year are officially dead. Disney put the last nail in the coffin on Wednesday when it delayed several of its much-anticipated fall flicks, including “Black Widow,” starring Scarlett Johansson, and Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story.” The move, while not surprising due to the still-raging pandemic, has experts calling it...
    The coronavirus pandemic has further delayed the release of some highly-anticipated movies including Marvel's "Black Widow" and director Steven Spielberg's "West Side Story." The Scarlett Johansson Marvel movie “Black Widow,” last set for Nov. 6, heads to May 7 of next year. Instead of opening next month, Kenneth Branagh's murder mystery “Death on the Nile"...
    NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. has further postponed its next mega-movies from Marvel, including “Black Widow,” while also postponing Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story” a full year in the company’s latest recalibration due to the pandemic. Ten of Disney’s top films shuffled release dates Wednesday, uprooting several of the company’s major fall...
    In a predictable fashion, Disney is delaying Black Widow to 2021 as the company continues to navigate the current theatrical landscape during the COVID-19 pandemic. This marks the first time since 2009 that a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie hasn’t been released in a calendar year. Black Widow will now open on May 7th, 2021...
    Lulu Wang is not convinced that Ron Howard is the right guy to direct Chinese pianist Lang Lang’s biopic. On Tuesday Wang, who last year explored distinctions between Chinese and American perspectives on illness and loss in her comedy-drama The Farewell, tweeted out an article about the project with skepticism. “As a classically-trained pianist born...
    Helen Raleigh, a senior contributor to The Federalist, spoke with the Daily Caller’s Samantha Renck about why she is boycotting Disney’s “Mulan,” her thoughts on “cancel culture” and more. “It turns out in order to appease to the Chinese authorities, Disney worked very closely with the Chinese authorities to develop a script,” said Raleigh, who...
    By LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer About three quarters of the country’s movie theaters are open, but Americans are not going back in significant numbers in the COVID-era, even with new films coming into the marketplace weekly. The biggest movies continue to limp along. According to studio estimates Sunday, Warner Bros.’ “Tenet” earned $4.7 million...
    About three quarters of the country’s movie theaters are open, but Americans are not going back in significant numbers in the COVID-era, even with new films coming into the marketplace weekly. The biggest movies continue to limp along. According to studio estimates Sunday, Warner Bros.’ “Tenet” earned $4.7 million in its third weekend, Disney’s...
    (CNN)With the new live-action version of "Mulan," Disney missed the mark with viewers in China and the United States. How did they mess this up so badly? There are numerous controversies surrounding the film's release, but most of them do not even have to do with the fact that the movie itself is a boring,...
    Disney's remake of "Mulan" may have dominated the Chinese box office but it received mixed reviews from critics in the country, who dinged the live-action remake as inauthentic to Chinese culture, historically inaccurate and generally problematic. The movie was rated 4.9 out of 10 by more than 165,000 people on Douban, a leading website for...
    By JUWON PARK, AP Entertainment Writer SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The remake of “Mulan” struck all the right chords to be a hit in the key Chinese market. Disney cast beloved actor Liu Yifei as Mulan and removed a dragon sidekick popular in the animated original to cater to Chinese tastes. Still, the movie...
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The remake of “Mulan” struck all the right chords to be a hit in the key Chinese market. Disney cast beloved actor Liu Yifei as Mulan and removed a dragon sidekick popular in the animated original to cater to Chinese tastes. Still, the movie drew decidedly mixed reviews after its...
    By Yanni Chow and Carol Mang HONG KONG (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's live-action remake of "Mulan" opened on Thursday to a lacklustre reception in Hong Kong, where pro-democracy activists have been leading calls to boycott the movie. Based on a Chinese folk story, the film has provoked a backlash in the Chinese-ruled city and...
    Filmmaker Judd Apatow gave a recent interview in which he criticized the film industry for essentially censoring content that’s critical of places like China where human rights abuses are happening. The director of hits like “Knocked Up” and “Anchorman” sat down for an interview for MSNBC’s “Mavericks with Ari Melber” in which he briefly touched upon...
    Hollywood is censoring films in order to avoid angering China and Saudi Arabia, director Judd Apatow says. The filmmaker behind hits like The 40-Year-Old Virgin and The King of Staten Island says he has noticed that studios won’t take on sensitive subjects if it means being denied access to lucrative markets abroad where human rights...
    WASHINGTON - "Mulan" has been one of Jewher Ilham’s favorite movies since she was a little girl. She says she remembers sitting with her dad and watching Disney’s 1998 animated version of the tale of a Chinese woman who disguises herself as a man and wins acclaim as a warrior. “I was so excited...
    WASHINGTON - "Mulan" has been one of Jewher Ilham’s favorite movies since she was a little girl. She says she remembers sitting with her dad and watching Disney’s 1998 animated version of the tale of a Chinese woman who disguises herself as a man and wins acclaim as a warrior. “I was so excited...
    Local police in the Chinese city of Turpan, Xinjiang, confirmed to Radio Free Asia (RFA) this weekend that at least eight Uyghur concentration camps are operating in the northwestern city. Disney producers thanked Turpan officials in the credits of the recently released film Mulan for help with filming there. Mulan was released in the U.S. via Disney+...
    Disney's new live-action incarnation of "Mulan" is pure propaganda for China's Communist Party, made to please government officials - and revise a tale beloved around the world to match Beijing's dark social vision, a top Sino academic told Fox News. The 1998 version that cast a spell on audiences around the world was actually banned in China,...
    Audiences in North America are not rushing back to the theater just yet and Mulan'' is also faltering in its China release as the global box office comes back online in the COVID-19 era.In the second major weekend for U.S. and Canadian movie theaters, Christopher Nolan's "Tenet'' earned only $6.7 million from 2,910 locations according...
    When the news broke two years ago that Disney’s animated Mulan character Li Shang, captain in the Emperor’s Imperial Army, singer of the workout classic “I’ll Make a Man Out of You,” and bisexual icon, was not going to be in the new live-action Mulan, fans of the original movie took to social media to...
    Top Republicans on the House Oversight and Reform Committee are criticizing Disney for filming parts of the live-action remake of Mulan near the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China.  In a letter to Disney CEO Robert Chapek and Executive Chairman Robert Iger on Monday, the lawmakers said the film was shot near forced labor camps that have...
    China’s state-run newspaper Global Times excoriated Disney’s live-action remake of 1990s cartoon film Mulan in a weekend review that dismissed it as “self-righteous,” historically inaccurate, and insulting to the patriotism of the Chinese people. Mulan is a retelling of a Chinese legend about a woman, Hua Mulan, believed to live in the Sixth Century AD who joined...
    The House Committee on Oversight and Reform will send a letter Monday to Disney slamming them for filming its new film Mulan in parts of China where the government is accused of serious human rights abuses, the Daily Caller has learned. In the letter to Disney CEO Bob Iger, a number of Republicans on the...
    Christopher Nolan's sci-fi epic Tenet amassed $200M globally, mostly thanks to overseas grosses, as the coronavirus pandemic has halted many audiences from seeing the spy flick in the States. Warner Bros. is shielding domestic grosses for Tenet, but it generated $6.7M in US and Canada theaters during its second weekend of release, according to Variety....
    Moviegoing audiences in North America are not rushing back to the theater just yet and “Mulan” is also faltering in its China release as the global box office slowly comes back online in the COVID-19 era. In the second major weekend for U.S. and Canadian movie theaters, Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” earned only $6.7 million from...
    By Lindsey Bahr | Associated Press Moviegoing audiences in North America are not rushing back to the theater just yet and “Mulan” is also faltering in its China release as the global box office slowly comes back online in the COVID-19 era. In the second major weekend for U.S. and Canadian movie theaters, Christopher Nolan’s...
    It seems Disney is willing to go to no end to increase profits. First, the company came under fire for ignoring social distancing measures and hosting a grand fireworks celebration prior to closing, then the company reopened amid the pandemic, warning customers to enter at their own risk. Now Disney is in the hot seat...
    CNN anchor Jake Tapper took direct aim at Disney as he wrapped up his Sunday show, “State of the Union.” In his ending monologue, Tapper slammed the entertainment giant both for thanking the Chinese Communist Party officials who are responsible for keeping Uighur Muslims in concentration camps and for filming in an area where those...
    CNN host Jake Tapper criticized Disney for thanking Chinese authorities in the credits of the new live-action film Mulan. Tapper noted that parts of the film were recorded in Xinjiang, the province where the Chinese Communist Party has allegedly incarcerated 2 million Uighur Muslims in "reeducation camps" in which American officials believe the inmates...
    Liu Yifei stars in Disney's "Mulan."Disney Disney had high hopes that "Mulan" would thrive in China, but the live-action remake of the beloved animated film didn't make quite the splash that was expected. Heading into the weekend, the film's perception with the public had been marred by calls for boycotts and a smattering of poor...
    New York (CNN Business)"Mulan" was designed to be a blockbuster in China. But so far, the Disney film is off to a pretty anemic start at the Chinese box office.According to the studio, the live-action remake of the 1998 animated classic brought in an estimated $23.2 million opening in China this weekend. To put that...
    CNN’s Jake Tapper ripped the Walt Disney Company for cozying up to the Chinese government in the credits for the newly-released live action adaptation of Mulan. As Tapper closed out State of the Union on Sunday, he noted that in the film’s credits, Disney gives thanks to China’s propaganda authorities for letting them shoot...
    A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers wants to know what role China played in Disney’s live-action remake of “Mulan–” and to what degree the studio was aware of human rights violations at filming locations. According to the movie’s credits, parts of “Mulan” were filmed in the northwest region of Xinjiang, where China has detained...
    A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers wants to know what role China played in Disney’s live-action remake of “Mulan–” and to what degree the studio was aware of human rights violations at filming locations. According to the movie’s credits, parts of “Mulan” were filmed in the northwest region of Xinjiang, where China has detained Uighur...
    A Disney executive acknowledged the controversy surrounding the live-action “Mulan,” which was partly filmed in a region of China with internment camps for the ethnic minority Uyghur population, after critics also pointed out that Disney thanked various arms of the local communist government in its film credits. Disney CFO Christine McCarthy made the remarks during...
    Ziba Murat, the daughter of a retired doctor detained by the Chinese Communist Party, spoke with the Daily Caller’s Samantha Renck about her mom’s situation, her thoughts on Disney’s “Mulan” and more. “She’s the just most caring, gentle and compassionate, uplifting person,” Murat said about her mom, Dr. Gulshan Abbas. “To her, helping others is...
    The text went from "Walt Disney Pictures" to just "Disney" beginning with "The Muppets" release. Disney The opening of every Disney movie has featured a logo in the shape of Cinderella's castle since 1985.  But there have been times when the logo has been drastically altered to fit the theme of the movie....
    Washington, September 12: Walt Disney, the producer of $200 million war-action epic ‘Mulan’, has come under the scrutiny of a bipartisan panel of United States lawmakers. The Senators and Representatives of Democratic and Republican parties are on the same page in questioning the media behemoth over its cooperation with China in Xinjiang despite the Uyghur...
    (Reuters) - A group of bipartisan U.S. lawmakers urged Walt Disney Co CEO Bob Chapek to explain the company's connection with "security and propaganda" authorities of China's Xinjiang region during the production of live-action war epic "Mulan". Disney's $200 million live-action remake of its animated classic about a female warrior in ancient China has run...
    A bipartisan group of 13 senators and six congressmen slammed Disney on Friday after the film credits for its live-action remake of Mulan thanked Chinese Communist Party entities accused of oppressing China’s Uighur population. “We are writing to inquire about The Walt Disney Company’s cooperation with elements of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region’s security...
    “Mulan” pulled in soft box office sales on its opening day in China — a market where Disney had banked on raking in the big bucks. The live-action remake of the 1998 animated classic amassed just over $8 million on Friday, according to Chinese online ticketing platform Maoyan. That would put “Mulan,” which was...