Film Importers Find Lucrative Seat in China Box Office

 /  Opinion  / 
China’s history as the land of big bureaucracy, coupled with cultural sensitivities, have led many to believe the import process for movies and TV shows is quite arcane and convoluted when it’s actually relatively simple. Read More

20 Years of Hong Kong Cinema: Part III

 /  Opinion  / 
This is the third part of a three-part series in which we take a look at Hong Kong cinema from the time of the 1997 changeover up to today. Read More

20 Years of Hong Kong Cinema: Part II

 /  Opinion  / 
This is the second part of a three-part series in which we take a look at Hong Kong cinema from the time of the 1997 changeover up to today. Read More

20 Years of Hong Kong Cinema: Part I

 /  Opinion  / 
In the first part of a three-part series, we take a look at Hong Kong cinema from the time of the 1997 changeover up to today. Read More

What’s Next for Wanda?

 /  Opinion  / 
Something’s amiss when China’s richest man isn’t able to do overseas deals. Read More

‘Journey to the West’ — A Chinese Epic for Western Eyes

 /  Opinion  / 
Will Western audiences fail to engage with a story that celebrates Confucian, Buddhist, and Daoist values? Or instead, could it be that “Journey to the West” is based on the same underlying narrative as the typical Hollywood blockbuster? Read More

Movie or Ad? ‘First Monday in May’ Reveals Condé Nast’s Met Takeover

 /  Opinion  / 
Tribeca Film Festival doc showcases Vogue Editor Anna Wintour's view of happy marriage between art and commerce. Read More

Why Cinematic Superheroes Are Tough for China to Create

 /  Opinion  / 
Simply put, nobody really knows what it means to fight for “truth, justice, and the Chinese Way.” Read More

Chinese Celebrity and the Soft Power Machine

 /  Opinion  / 
In the first in a series of occasional guest Op-eds, China Film Insider brings you the voices of two academics in Britain who are recording milestones and studying trends in the growing world of Chinese moviemaking, Read More

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