Edward Winskill wrote:
It is fascinating that in a big country like China, the aparatchiks concern themselves about the latest SF movie.

The Powers That Be don't want the masses seeing films in which people defend their property against expropriators (i.e., the local party bosses who sell land out from under the inhabitants to big developers: since all land "belongs to the people" no one has any individual rights to a particular plot, no matter how many generations they may have lived on it).
* those 10-foot blue "aliens" do have breasts, don't ask me to explain it.