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

What the Wanda-Legendary Deal Might Mean for Hollywood

 /  Opinion  / 
The acquisition could teach China's richest man how to make movies that will help his core business stay afloat. Read More

China Film Revenue: Who Watches the Watchers?

 /  Legal  / 
As reported last week, the Motion Picture Association of America has signed an agreement with China Film Group Corporation that will allow US rights owners to realize more money from film exhibition in China. Read More

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