Numlock News: September 21, 2020 • Malls, Mu…

By Walt Hickey Welcome back! Reflection In mainland China, Disney’s Mulan had a significant week two downturn at the box office pulling in a paltry $6.5 million, down from an already disappointing $23.2 million opening weekend. Disney also released the film in Hong Kong this weekend, but has declined to release sales figures there as a boycott of the film may have significantly diminished returns. Ahead of its intended release in March, the film was held up as the result of a decade on inroads the Mouse made in the Middle Kingdom, but following a tumultuous summer in China, the United States, and the world at large the state of those inroads is mysterious as the dark side of the moon.

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