RACHEL OAKES WRITES: Shanghai Disney Resort has been on a roll since its 2016 opening, and the upward trend continues. Now, in a remarkable show of bilateral partnering and just two years after Disney opened its doors, the most successful theme park in China has officially begun its first major…Full Article CHINA: ‘DISNEY … YOU’RE LOVED IN THIS COUNTRY!’
BRADLEY JAMES CAVANAGH WRITES — In central Shanghai, a two-story building has been plastered with images of Xi Jinping, as if to protect it, and – through this attempted power of symbolism – granted a short reprieve from demolition. Pictures taken of this building went viral on social media, prompting…Full Article CHINA: Shanghai Building Owners Protest Demolition with Xi Jinping Posters.
FILM REVIEW BY LANI LUO – “Wake up. This is the new China. Things need to be planned and centrally controlled.” This quote comes from a short film written by Craig Rosenthal called Shanghai Love Market. Clearly, the title indicates that the story is not an academic critique on the…Full Article CHINA: Shanghai Love Market