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(The Atlantic)   China's biggest summer movie is an apparently unironic ripoff of Sex and the City. "The Chinese film industry has come aboard celebrating a work of fiction with a dubious imagination, awful acting, and a story that is non-existent"   (theatlantic.com) divider line 3
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2013-07-17 11:21:08 AM
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T-Servo: Sybarite: The film is a Chinese version of "chick flick" minus the emotional engagement and relationship-based social realism that typically are associated with the Hollywood genre.

I don't know what chick flicks they've been watching.

No kidding. The BBC production of 'Bleak House' was not a chick flick.


I prefer "chicks flicking chicks" flicks.
2013-07-17 11:15:18 AM
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monoski: It is interesting the correlation between 60+ years of communism and the stifling of free thought and expression and the current impact on their ability to produce anything original.


As opposed to Hollywood, which has had a century of (nominally) free thought and expression, and which produces anything original only when every other option has failed?
2013-07-17 07:29:05 AM
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"a work of fiction with a dubious imagination, awful acting, and a story that is non-existent"

I think that's what we call "faithful to the original."
 
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