The Cricket's Daily 3: 'Django' cut short in China

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Here's what's happening today in pop culture:

• The first showings ever of a Quentin Tarantino movie in China didn't last long: Screenings of "Django Unchained" were stopped seconds after they began, for unspecified "technical reasons." [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Jay-Z answers back to critics who complained about his and Beyonce's trip to Cuba – with a blistering (and profane) rap song. [The Huffington Post]

• Syfy is developing a miniseries based on Larry Niven's classic science-fiction novel "Ringworld." [Entertainment Weekly]