Watch These 5 Films if You Miss Hong Kong’s Signature Neon Signs

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What is Hong Kong without the fantastic Symphony of Lights, and street signs synonymous with nightlife in Asia’s City of Lights? Just look at these five diverse films – the neon signage plays a supporting role that adds an edge to their storylines. Read More

Chan-tastic! Legendary Action Star Jackie Chan Seeks Transition to More Dramatic Roles

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After more than 130 movies in which he perfected his own comic persona and a delirious slapstick and acrobatic fighting style, the 63-year-old action star has set his sights on becoming a dramatic actor. Read More

Hobnob in Hong Kong: CineAsia 2017 Places Special Focus on China

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At CineAsia, attendees will get the chance to hear about the current trends and new state-of-the-art technologies in the motion picture industry. This year’s show will take place at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre on December 11-14. Read More

Nostalgic December: In the Mood for Wong Kar-wai’s Melodrama and Feng Xiaogang’s ‘Youth’?

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At the beginning of each month, CFI posts a comprehensive list of Chinese film screenings in NYC. Here is what to see in December.  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

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

 /  China Film Insiders  / 
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