Looks like Confucius is not going to whip any blue butt this movie season. According to this latest report, the sage is not attracting enough business to justify keeping him on all the 2-D screens in China.
Like all chart categories, "country" is an arbitrary heading under which one finds the ridiculous, the sublime, and everything in between. On the sublime end, a track that I have been listening to over and over for the last six months: Wynnona Judd's version of "She Is His Only Need." The way she sings it, irony is not a color or even a set of contrasting colors; it is iridescence.