• China has reopened more than 500 cinema screens after drop in coronavirus cases
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    Ben Arnold

    China has reopened more than 500 cinema screens after drop in coronavirus cases

    Chinese authorities have re-opened a swathe of cinemas across the country, after cases of coronavirus have seemingly receded.

  • As Cinemas Shut Worldwide, China’s Prepare to Reopen
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    Variety

    As Cinemas Shut Worldwide, China’s Prepare to Reopen

    As cinemas shutter for the foreseeable future across the U.S. and Europe in a historically unprecedented wave of closures to lower risks of exposure to coronavirus, a handful of cinemas in China have already re-opened and all signs indicate that many more will soon follow in their wake. “Our cinema is preparing to re-open, but […]

  • Huge plot holes appear in 'Bohemian Rhapsody' after China removes all gay references
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    Ben Arnold

    Huge plot holes appear in 'Bohemian Rhapsody' after China removes all gay references

    The Chinese release of Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody is coming under fire, after censors removed all references to homosexuality, AIDs and cross-dressing. Peng Yanzi, a Chinese LGBT activist who has seen both the western cut of the movie and the Chinese version told AP: “The cut scenes really affect the movie. Among the scenes missing is the one in which Rami Malek’s Freddie Mercury comes out to his long-time partner Mary Austin (Lucy Boynton).