Headlines from China: Who Are the Most Powerful Filmmakers in Mainland China?

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Along with the rapid commercialization and industrialization of China's film industry, the popularity, influence, and commercial value of a filmmaker may have also changed over the past a few years in the mainland. Read More

Previously Postponed ‘Youth’ to Open Pingyao Film Festival

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After its initial premiere was canceled, Chinese director Feng Xiaogang’s latest work, “Youth,” will kick off the inaugural Pingyao International Film Festival later this month. Read More

Headlines from China: Fundamental Films Acquires China Rights to Luc Besson’s ‘Anna’ and ‘Leon’

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Fundamental Films acquires China rights to Luc Bessen's new film 'Anna' as well as his classics including 'Leon,' 'Le Grand Bleu,' ' and 'The Fifth Element.' Read More

Chinese Cinema Absent from Cannes 2017 Selections

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In past years, Cannes has featured Chinese-language cinema by King Hu, Chen Kaige, Zhang Yimou, Hou Hsiao-Hsien, Wong Kar-Wai, Lou Ye, Ang Lee, Johnnie To, and Jia Zhangke, but this year, while Japan and South Korea are well-represented, the only Chinese element seems to be the corpse of a teenager washed ashore on Bondi Beach in a special presentation of Jane Campion’s television series, 'Top of the Lake: China Girl.' Read More

A Good Week For Experimental Cinema With ‘Madame Bovary’ and ‘Billy Lynn’

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Among all the paint-by-numbers popcorn movies in Chinese cinemas this month, there are a couple of stand-out arthouse films by ethnically Chinese directors which are pushing the creative envelope in interesting ways. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Doctor Strange’ Still Strong in Second Week

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Doctor Strange (奇异博士) continued to cast a spell on Chinese moviegoers, winning the box office for a second straight weekend amid weak competition. Read More

On Screen China: Ang Lee’s ‘Billy Lynn’ Tries to Kick ‘Doctor Strange’ off Top Spot

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Ang Lee’s "Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk" and Japanese anime "One Piece Film: Gold" this weekend attempt to challenge Disney/Marvel’s "Doctor Strange," which has racked up RMB 415 million (US$61.0 million) through Thursday, November 10. Read More

Ang Lee Predicts ‘Huge’ China Box Office, but Maybe Not for Him

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The "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk" director sees China's box office overtaking the US, but his own record in the China market has been mixed. Read More

On Screen China: ‘Crouching Tiger’ Sequel

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There's something fundamentally wrong, offensive even, about the English-language Crouching Tiger sequel landing in China dubbed into Chinese. Read More

Chinese Hits Miss Out on the Global Box Office

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If he’d had the time after meeting American captains of industry in Seattle and Barack Obama at the White House, Chinese President Xi Jinping might have ducked out at the close of his United Nations appearance and into a New York movie theater to check on how China’s other soft power ambassadors—its movies, not its Read More