Film Review: The Island

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Shipwrecked on a desert island, workers face a series of crises that are largely their own doing in this Chinese dramedy. Read More

Tribeca Film Festival Spotlights Asian-themed Films

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This year's Tribeca Film Festival boasts almost 100 features and 55 shorts chosen from over 8,700 total submissions. While the majority of titles are from the U.S., an impressive 46 countries are represented. One encouraging trend is the Festival's focus on Asian films.  Read More

MoMA and Film Society of Lincoln Center Offer Global Survey of New Directors

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This year's New Directors/New Films series, which is co-presented by MoMA and Film Society of Lincohn Center, selected two Chinese language films: The Great Buddha + and An Elephant Sitting Still. Read More

Film Review: Operation Red Sea

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Elite soldiers on a mission to free hostages also take on a terrorist "dirty bomb" plot in a big-budget Chinese adventure. Read More

Film Review: The Monkey King 3

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Third entry in a blockbuster series is a bright, splashy search for love in a kingdom of women. Read More

Manhattan Mystery: Chen Sicheng Brings ‘Detective Chinatown’ Series to New York City

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Writer-director Chen Sicheng talks about his experience of shooting "Detective Chinatown 2" in New York City for 40 days over the fall. It was the first Chinese-language production in the U.S. to use union crews. Read More

Film Review: Legend of the Mountain

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Scholar encounters the supernatural while copying sacred texts. Newly restored version of an influential King Hu adventure. Read More

Film Review: The Thousand Faces of Dunjia

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The Thousand Faces of Dunjia is first and foremost a Tsui Hark joint. If you like his style of dense plotting, mysterioso set-pieces and weird sex, Dunjia is a blast—but with a lot of holes in it. Read More

Film Review: ‘The Foreigner’

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A brisk, clever vigilante adventure, The Foreigner is an above-average Jackie Chan movie that skirts around some awkward politics. With a strong cast and steady direction, it gives Chan the chance to show a persuasive dramatic side. Read More

Film Review: Hong Kong Trilogy

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Loosely structured look at kids, activists and senior citizens in Hong Kong from famed cinematographer Christopher Doyle. Read More

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