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

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

New York is Jam-packed with Great Chinese Films This Month, Here’s What to See

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Call yourselves lucky, New Yorkers. So much to see this month: “New Noir: Chinese Crime Films;” Jackie Chan’s 1995 revival; Christopher Doyle’s homage to Hong Kong; Feng Xiaogang’s ‘Youth;’Wang Nanfu’s ‘I am Another You;’ and more…. Read More

The Top 10 Male Chinese Actors You Need to Know

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From Andy Lau ("The Great Wall") to Kris Wu ("Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets"), here is a list of 10 Chinese actors you need to know. Read More

Chinasplaining: Is Hong Kong China?

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The differences in governance, language, and society between Hong Kong and the rest of China, along with naming conventions, can be confusing. So, is Hong Kong part of China? Read More

Film Review: ‘Extraordinary Mission’ Shows New Possibilities For Modern Action

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'Extraordinary Mission' is an extraordinarily lush feat of production, presenting an acutely visualized widescreen world with the urgent velocity of a film that its makers feel has to cram in every last bit. In our current fallen world of big-screen action, it’s a syllabus for possibilities that remain. Read More

What’s The Deal With Mandarin and Cantonese?

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One alphabet, one grammar: two languages. Read More

Purported China Blacklist Includes Shu Qi, Suicidal Tendencies

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Hong Kong-based newspaper Apple Daily on Friday published an alleged blacklist of actors and musicians from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and a host of foreign countries, including Taiwan film star Shu Qi and American punk band Suicidal Tendencies. Read More

China Box Office: Crime Thriller Leads Muted Weekend, ‘Pets’ Slow, Steady

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‘The Secret Life of Pets‘ hit $49.2M but will likely fall short of the ‘Minions’ tally in 2015. Read More

Hong Kong Film Awards Won’t Be Aired in Mainland China

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Broadcasts were canceled following the nomination of dystopian Hong Kong film Ten Years was nominated in the best picture category. Read More