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Censorship strikes even the blockbusters as four major movies get pulled from the market within one month of release.

God help us if Winnie the Pooh gets poked on the stomach too many times.

Silly Pooh bear, he thinks too much.

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Four seemingly innocuous big-budget movies have been abruptly pulled from Chinese cinemas in one month, sparking suspicion they fell afoul of the country's strict censors.

Censorship of China's film and television has ramped up in recent years, with some films banned for their inclusion of homosexuality, cleavagehip hop and tattoos.

But the four axed films don't appear to touch on any of the typically taboo subjects, leaving cinema-goers puzzled.

To read more on CNN:

https://edition.cnn.com/style/article/china-film-industry-movies-pulled-intl-hnk/index.html

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* Why China censors banned Winnie the Pooh

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