Skip to comments.Zooming in on Hollywood's China Connection
Posted on 06/13/2019 5:44:28 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Don't be fooled by the Americans behind the camera. In today's Hollywood, there's one director -- and that's China. As important as U.S. audiences are, filmmakers know there's a bigger one. And they're willing to do anything they can to tap into it, even if it means becoming co-conspirators with one of the most evil censorship operations in the world.
It's the biggest partnership no one knows about, and according to some experts, the most dangerous. The majority of Americans probably have no idea when they buy a ticket to the latest blockbuster that the film they're about to see was either partially financed by China or altered because of it. In the last several years, there hasn't been a more powerful influence over Hollywood than the communist regime -- and with Chinese ticket sales set to overtake the U.S., the situation is only going to get worse.
There's a sinister side to all of this, which is that the more Hollywood relies on China's market to make movies, the more those movies are going to cater to the country's demands. The Heritage Foundation's Mike Gonzalez has been tracking the major revolution in filmmaking because of the Chinese market and thinks more Americans need to be paying attention. "Hollywood does all kinds of things to make sure they have a slice of the Chinese pie," he told listeners on "Washington Watch." "And they're quite open about it. They don't hide it. They're quite happy to submit to the censorship of the Chinese Communist Party."
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He who pays the piper, calls the tune.
And the studios only take home 25% of the box office grosses for China.
China owns the United States.
Not sure when it became just “China.” We used to refer to it accurately as “Red China” or “Communist China.” It is important to identify properly the power in control of that country.
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