Chinese Stars Promote Hollywood Movies They Have No Part In

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Local celebrities lure audiences to the box office for ‘Blade Runner,’ ‘Kingsmen,’ and other foreign films. Read More

Classic 1987 Arcade Game ‘Contra’ Set To Become Movie

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Contra, the 1987 classic arcade game by Konami, is set to become a live-action feature film, it was revealed in Beijing on Wednesday. The project was one of three scripts by Beijing Starlit Movie and TV Culture approved by China’s film bureau this month. While the plot of the film is similar to the classic Read More

What Everybody ‘Knows’ About Insta-Star Jing Tian

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In the vacuum left by the lack of a reliable independent press, Chinese gossip, with its penchant for detailed embellishment and invasive speculation can make TMZ look like The New York Review of Books. Add the Internet into the mix, and it goes to the next level, a web of conspiratorial, celebrity-denigrating innuendo that is wildly judgmental, sexist, and almost impossible to respond to. Read More

Film Review: ‘The Great Wall’ is The Best of Zhang, The Worst of Zhang

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  The Great Wall (2016), story by Max Brooks, Edward Zwick & Marshall Hershkovitz; screenplay by Carlo Bernard & Doug Miro, Tony Gilroy; directed by Zhang Yimou Distributed by Universal Pictures (cinemas here) Grade: B+ The first coproduction between China and the US directed by an A-list auteur from either country, Zhang Yimou’s The Great Read More

China Box Office: ‘The Great Wall’ Stands Tall with RMB 470 Million

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"The Great Wall"’s debut was on par with this summer’s most commercially successful local film, "Time Raiders" (盗墓笔记), which pulled in RMB 476 million on its opening weekend in August on the way to an RMB 1 billion finish. Read More

On Screen China: Will ‘The Great Wall’ Stand Tall?

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Reportedly budgeted at US$150 million and in the works for seven long years, "The Great Wall" isn’t just another Chinese blockbuster aimed at a purely domestic audience. Read More

See All the Trailers for Zhang Yimou’s ‘The Great Wall’

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US audiences will have to wait until February 17, 2017 to see Matt Damon's turn in director Zhang Yimou's "The Great Wall," but Chinese audiences will get their first look next week. Read More

Chinese Actress Jing Tian Joins ‘Pacific Rim 2’

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Chinese actress Jing Tian (景甜) has joined the cast of Legendary Pictures' "Pacific Rim" sequel. Read More