How Blockbuster War Movies Capture China’s Changing Nationalism

 /  Opinion  / 
Now the country’s highest-grossing film ever, ‘Wolf Warrior 2’ merges Hollywood-style thrills with state-sanctioned patriotism. Read More

Feng Xiaogang’s ‘Youth’ Enters Toronto International Film Festival

 /  News  / 
Acclaimed Chinese director's latest film 'Youth' will be one of the ten international films to premiere globally at the festival. Read More

Headlines from China: Christopher Nolan to Meet Wu Jing in Beijing

 /  Headlines From China  / 
In addition to supporting 'Dunkirk', Nolan will also attend a Directors Conference, having a conversation with 'Wolf Warriors 2'’s director Wu Jing and 'Founding of A Republic'’s director Huang Jianxin. Read More

Film Review: ‘Have a Nice Day’

 /  Reviews  / 
Here in America we’re lucky to be able to see this unvarnished look at a side of China so seldom revealed, the underbelly last on display on film in Jia Zhangke’s brilliant “A Touch of Sin,” a cinematic cousin to this animated gem. Read More

Headlines from China: Jia Zhangke to Shoot ‘Ash is Purest White’

 /  Headlines From China  / 
The official Weibo account of Jia Zhangke’s latest film 'Ash is Purest White' ('Jiang Hu Er Nv') reveals that the film has been officially launched and Jia is preparing for the shooting. Read More

‘Cell’ Passes China’s Horror-adverse Censorship

 /  News  / 
Stephen King’s homage to zombie films has managed to lurch past China’s notoriously horror-adverse censorship board. Read More

Headlines from China: Baby Driver Star Ansel Elgort is Having a Good Time in China

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Edgar Wright’s action comedy film Baby Driver is having its China premiere on August 16. Actor Ansel Elgort, who played the main character Baby in the film, was spotted visiting China’s famous tourist destinations on August 15. Read More

Chinese Documentary on WWII Sex Slaves Shows How They Live Now

 /  News  / 
Amid ongoing international disputes surrounding Japan’s wartime atrocities, director Guo Ke says he wanted to steer clear of sensationalism. Read More

‘War for the Planet of the Apes ’ Set for September 15 China Release

 /  News  / 
While the previous installments in the reboot series have done well in China, the late release for this film likely means its box office potential has already been somewhat eroded. Read More

This Chinese Film Studio is Showing the Potential of VR Content

 /  News  / 
Despite some noise surrounding the future of China’s VR development, this Beijing-based VR film startup last month made its way to the Venice International Film Festival with its seven-minute long sci-fi animation. Read More

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WOLF WARRIORS 2208.4680.63
GUILTY OF MIND24.424.41
THE ADVENTURES22.122.11
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