Pang-Chieh Ho, Author at SupChina
Pang-Chieh Ho

Pang-Chieh Ho is currently an editor at Digg. She previously worked at China Film Insider as a newsletter editor and has been writing reviews on movies and pop culture since 2014.

Chinese government says no to ‘mobile theaters’

Movies available on Smart Cinema On May 9, Beijing Digiwork Film Co. announced it was launching Smart Cinema, a app…

Continue reading

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ scores second-biggest opening in China box office history

This past weekend, Avengers: Infinity War scored a record-breaking opening in China. The superhero film raked in 

Continue reading

Unprecedented number of ticket refunds taints box office record of romance ‘Us And Them’

Last Saturday, the romance Us and Them (后来的我们 hòulái de wǒmen), a film about the ups and downs of a…

Continue reading

Viral phenomenon Peppa Pig banned from short video app Douyin

On April 28, news broke that British cartoon character Peppa Pig had been banned by Douyin (抖音),…

Continue reading

Education-themed Bollywood film ‘Hindi Medium’ strikes a chord with China’s anxious parents

Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One may be dominating China’s box office at the moment, but Bollywood…

Continue reading

Jokes app Neihan Duanzi shuttered by China’s media regulator for ‘vulgarity’

It seems like Jingri Toutiao (今日头条), one of China’s most popular news aggregators, just can’t catch a break these…

Continue reading

Gay romance ‘Call Me By Your Name’ pulled from Beijing International Film Festival

Chinese fans hoping to see gay romance Call Me By Your Name will be sorely disappointed as last week…

Continue reading

‘Black Panther’ struggles at Chinese box office, but not because of its ‘blackness’

Left: The official Chinese poster for Black Panther. Right: The U.S. poster.  Black Panther may be the biggest blockbuster in 2018,…

Continue reading

Goodbye, SAPPRFT (but not Chinese censorship)

Last Tuesday, during the National People’s Congress, China 

Continue reading

Are the Oscars finally breaking into China?

Promotional photo of Darkest Hour, one of the Oscars Best Pictures nominees with Chinese backing. The telecast of the Academy…

Continue reading

China’s box office enjoys another record-smashing Spring Festival holiday

Moviegoing is a national pastime for the Chinese during Spring Festival, and this year more than…

Continue reading

Sina Weibo denounced for manipulation of trending topics and inadequate censorship

Links in Chinese unless otherwise specified It’s been a shaky few months for Sina Weibo, China’s largest microblogging service….

Continue reading

Chinese rapper GAI removed from reality show amidst government crackdown on hip-hop culture

*Links in Chinese unless otherwise specified Last week, rumors…

Continue reading

‘The Ex-File 3’ is China’s low-budget romantic comedy walloping Star Wars at the box office

The Last Jedi may have been the highest-grossing movie in North America in 2017, earning $220…

Continue reading

China incentivizes theaters to show more domestic films, fewer from Hollywood

All links in Chinese unless otherwise specified. The year 2017 has been a shaky one for Chinese movies. Before the…

Continue reading