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Ellen Barkin hits back at Terry Gilliam over #MeToo comments

The actress Ellen Barkin has hit back at Hollywood director Terry Gilliam after he said the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment and assault has morphed into "mob rule."
Source: AFP | 2018/3/21 16:58:40

"Tomb Raider" tops Chinese box office

American adventure film "Tomb Raider" led the Chinese film market in the week ending March 18, earning 245 million yuan (about 38.7 million US dollars) in its debut weekend, China Film News reported Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/20 14:47:02

Guangzhou documentary festival accepting applications

Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival has started accepting applications worldwide.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/19 19:09:14

'Pacific Rim: Uprising' looks to win over China with Chinese elements

Legendary-Universal monster-fighting blockbuster Pacific Rim: Uprising is scheduled to open in China on Friday, a simultaneous release with the US.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/19 17:48:39

'Black Panther' clings to lead

Digging in its claws, Black Panther has clung to its box-office lead for a fifth straight weekend, taking in an estimated $27 million in North American theaters while fending off two new films, website Exhibitor Relations said on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/19 17:33:39

Academy Awards chief being investigated for sexual harassment

The president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the body which hands out the Oscars, is being investigated for sexual harassment, US media outlets reported on Friday.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/18 16:58:39

Gilliam Strikes out at #METOO

Hollywood director Terry Gilliam said Friday that the #MeToo movement has morphed into "mob rule," claiming that while some women suffered, others used Harvey Weinstein to further their careers.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/18 16:33:39

"Amazing China" passes 300 mln yuan box office

"Amazing China," a 90-minute documentary recording China's achievements over the last five years, had raked in over 300 million yuan (47 million US dollars) at the box office on the Chinese mainland as of Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/17 9:03:17

"The Shape of Water" hits Chinese screens

Oscar-winning film "The Shape of Water" hit Chinese cinema screens Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/16 15:32:48

"Star Wars" creator's Narrative Art Museum officially breaks ground

Finally, after several years of planning and proposals in different cities, George Lucas' Museum of Narrative Art is no longer just a concept. The "Star Wars" filmmaker's non-profit museum officially breaks ground Wednesday at its future location in parking lot 3 of Los Angeles' Exposition Park.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/16 8:53:15

'The Shape of Water' on track to become highest-earning Best Picture Oscar winner in China since 'Titanic'

The Shape of Water, the biggest winner at this year's Oscars, is set to hit theaters in the Chinese mainland on Friday. The latest winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture introduced into the market since The Artist in 2012, Guillermo del Toro's human-monster romance looks like it may become the highest-earning Best Picture winner in a decade.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/15 18:33:40

Chinese filmmaker uses a creative twist to present ancient Taoist wisdom in animated short film

TV programs like Chinese Poetry Conference and Everlasting Classics, China Central Television shows that encourage participants to recite or sing Chinese poems, have received high marks on Chinese media review site Douban. It seems that traditional Chinese culture is becoming increasingly popular among the public.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/14 17:58:39

US pop superstar Madonna to direct biopic about Sierra Leone dancer

Pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday announced that she will direct a biopic about Michaela DePrince, a war orphan from Sierra Leone who overcame overwhelming odds to become a very successful ballerina.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/14 16:58:39

Pan-Asian film organization presents season six festival in Chicago

Red carpet rolled out for the opening of the Pan-Asian film organization's season six festival in downtown Chicago Tuesday night, showcasing 16 feature and documentary films from Asia and Canada.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/14 14:53:41

Broadening horizons

At first it looks little different from any other teen drama, but Fox's Love, Simon is as significant a milestone for LGBT inclusion as Marvel's Black Panther was for racial diversity.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/13 16:33:39

"Amazing China" most cited movie at China's two sessions

A documentary about China's achievements over the last five years has become the movie most cited by China's ministers at the ongoing annual sessions of China's national legislature and top political advisory body.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/13 8:24:26

'Black Panther' tops 'Wrinkle' as Disney dominates at the box office

Black Panther kept up its record-setting ways in North American theaters over the weekend, easily defeating a challenge from another Disney product, newly released A Wrinkle in Time, to again dominate the box office, industry analysts said.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/12 17:03:39

'Black Panther' debuts at top of Chinese mainland box office to mixed reviews

Black Panther, Marvel's first black superhero blockbuster, took in 108 million yuan ($17 million) in the Chinese mainland on Sunday for a weekend gross of more than 421 million yuan, allowing it to top the box office in China during its debut weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/12 16:43:39