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

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

Headlines from China: Does the Success of ‘The Foreigner’ Indicate a Brighter Future for Co-Productions?

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Along with a successful theatrical run in China, British-Chinese co-production 'The Foreigner' opened in North America on October 13, and has raked in $12.8 million during its opening weekend, ranking No. 3 in this region. 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

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: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Changes China Release Date, ’Murder on the Orient Express’ & ‘Justice League’ to Open in China in November

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Sci-fi thriller ‘Blade Runner 2049’ has moved up its China release date from November 10 to October 27. While ‘Blade Runner 2049’ reschedules its China release, its previous slot will be taken by 20th Century Fox’s ‘Murder on the Orient Express’. Read More

Headlines from China: “Little Fresh Meat” Star Lu Han Announces Relationship, Causing “Earthquake” on Chinese Social Media 

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On October 8, Chinese pop star Lu Han, one of China's most popular "Little Fresh Meats", introduced his girlfriend to his followers on Weibo, which caused temporary shutdown of the social media platform. 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