China’s influence in Hollywood is growing rapidly as the country’s market becomes ever...
by Cindy | Aug 19, 2016
A poster for the upcoming science fiction film Arrival has garnered angry criticism online after...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 26, 2016
Two growing complaints against Hollywood—that it bows to China to secure access to its audiences,...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 6, 2016
The low-budget 2015 speculative fiction film “Ten Years” (十年) tells five stories set...
by Samuel Wade | May 21, 2015
Despite official suspicion of Western influence, Erik Crouch reports at The Verge that American...
by Josh Rudolph | Jun 26, 2013
Jia Zhangke’s A Touch of Sin (天注定), a film containing enough violence for critics to have conjured thoughts of Tarantino, won best screenplay at the Cannes Film Festival last month. Just prior to taking the prize, Jia told...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 12, 2013
As Chongqing struggles to clean up after its disgraced former Party chief Bo Xilai, mayor Huang Qifan has reportedly urged judges to draw inspiration from unorthodox sources. From Ernest Kao at South China Morning Post:...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 23, 2013
The genre-spanning Cloud Atlas debuts in China on January 31st in an incarnation almost a quarter shorter than the original cut, courtesy of the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television. From Ernest Kao at South China...
by Mengyu Dong | Nov 26, 2012
On Saturday, a Chinese film, Beijing Blues, won the best film award at Taiwan’s Golden Horse Film Festival, the “Chinese-language Oscars”. From the Associated Press: “Beijing Blues” portrays the lives of the...
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