Chinese Movie Posters Give You “Double Vision” Without The Alcohol

Clone and OriginalThe silver screen is known to bring out the imagination of people. However, China’s film industry has not given birth to a poster child of creativity, eyeing laboriously to any movie that has some measure of success, Chinese or foreign, and subsequently clone the film poster designs. In November of 2011 I had […]

Corrupting Our Youth One Sing Contest At A Time, and Time-Travelling Still Possible

Super girl, o boy o boy! In the year 399 BC, Socrates was sentenced to death by drinking a cup of Hemlock, because he corrupted the youth. In hind sight we hold his contribution to educate the population in high esteem. How will our progeny judge a TV programme such as Super Girl? At least […]

Shenzhen Chinese Hop Border Hong Kong For Porn Movie in Three Dimensions

For some Daoist sex advice readChina Expat’s article here. Some months ago an American porn company sought my advice on copyright law in China. “Is porn copyrighted in China and can you sell it there?” A movie, whether porn or not, is copyrighted, thus protectable and enforceable in principle (since the amendment of article 4 […]

Guest Writer Michiel Tjoe-Awie: ‘Beijing: The Real Thing and The Echo-Test

Mr Michiel Tjoe-Awie has traveled extensively throughout China. Although he studied law he does not practise it, at the moment he is working as a banker. IP Dragon appreciates Mr Tjoe-Awie’s sharp mind. He can write about almost anything. Sometimes in an entertaining, sometimes in a inquiring way, but always in an interesting way. IP […]

In South Korea Warner Bros First Releases Movies Online, Then Launches DVDs, China Could Be Next

In April 2006 IP Dragon blogged about Warner Brothers dropping its price substantially as a new business strategy in China, read more here. Now it is experimenting in South Korea with releasing movies online first and then launching the sale of DVDs. China could be next. Mr Jacqui Cheng of Ars Technica wrote an article […]