Headlines from China: Three Hollywood Movies Score January China Releases

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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi,' 'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,' and 'Ferdinand' to Open in China in January, 2018; Ang Lee Will Use VR Technology in 'Gemini Man'; Huayi Brothers Media Announces Over 30 TV Drama Series. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s 2017 Box Office Has Exceeded 50 Billion Yuan 

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As of November 20, this year's China box office has exceeded 50 billion yuan ($7.54 billion), 19 percent up compared to the same period last year. Read More

10 Most Powerful Filmmakers Scoring at the Chinese Box Office

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Hong Kong actor-director Stephen Chow tops rankings in a survey of film industry news critics on WeChat. Read More

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