10 Highest Paid Chinese Film Stars Are All Men

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It’s no surprise that Jackie Chan tops the list this year and earns an average of 80 million yuan per film. What is surprising, however, is that the first woman enters the list at number 14. Read More

Your Ultimate Guide to Chinese Film Screenings for November in NYC

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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 November.  Read More

Headlines from China: Who are the Highest-paid Stars in China?

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After releasing a list of top Chinese directors, the Chinese WeChat social media account, Yiqipaidianying, recently published a list of top 100 highest-paid stars in China. Read More

Film as Soft Power and Hard Currency: The Sino-Hollywood Courtship

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The old global hierarchies of developed and developing countries have been destabilized as emerging powers such as China compete with the reigning power, the United States, for global influence, and the European Union struggles to keep it together. Read More

Film Review: ‘The Foreigner’

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A brisk, clever vigilante adventure, The Foreigner is an above-average Jackie Chan movie that skirts around some awkward politics. With a strong cast and steady direction, it gives Chan the chance to show a persuasive dramatic side. Read More

Headlines from China: The Different Fates of This Year’s Two British-Chinese Co-productions 

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While 'The Foreigner' is one of the top performers in box office during China's National Day holiday, 'S.M.A.R.T. Chase' has only made 14 million yuan since its release on September 30. Read More

Your Ultimate Guide to Chinese Film Screenings for October in NYC

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If you are interested in understanding China, you will be interested in the films we are introducing here. And if you happen to be in New York this month, you have the opportunity to see them on the big screen. Read More

China Chooses Chuckles Over Chan as Local Comedy ‘Never Say Die’ Wins Holiday Box Office

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The body-swapping mixed martial arts comedy 'Never Say Die' emerged as National Day's clear box office victor, pummeling a field of competitive action films including the Jackie Chan/Pierce Brosnan political thriller 'The Foreigner'. Read More

Holiday Box Office: National Day

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This year's diverse and competitive slate of films has the potential to bring about the biggest National Day box office haul on record. 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