The China-resentment of American movie snobs

Gamers are starting to blame China more for their consumerist gripes, but movie fans started it.

Whenever a bad movie does well in China, the American press sneers at China for their shit taste, but whenever a bad movie doesn't do well in China, it is either under-reported and ignored, or, in fact, also turned against China.

Americans notice that Hollywood movies are getting dumber and worse, and the easiest connection to make is to the increased input from China in Hollywood. In reality, they're both symptoms of a bigger problem: Hollywood is the global hegemonic film center, and it is always, constantly profit-seeking.

We need more art like Street Fighter III, less like Street Fighter IV

Christian Patterson 2018-11-05 Underground Mall Street Fighter V has been out for about 2 and a half years now. With a lackluster, incomplete launch, the mainstream press decided it wasn't as good as it should be. The game has since gotten more support, but a lot of mechanics that were in other SF games were … Continue reading We need more art like Street Fighter III, less like Street Fighter IV