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Disney's "Aladdin" continues to lead Chinese mainland box office

Disney's live-action "Aladdin" topped the Chinese mainland box office for a third day on Sunday after its Friday debut, the China Movie Data Information Network said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 14:13:46

'Parasite,' South Korean comedy about class rage, wins Cannes gold

Parasite, a black comedy about a family of clever scammers from South Korea's underclass, won the Palme d'Or top prize at Cannes on Saturday, the first time a South Korean director has scooped the coveted award in the film festival's 72-year history.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/26 17:43:40

Official trailer for Pearl Studio's new animated film 'Abominable' released

The first official trailer for Pearl Studio's Abominable and a poster titled "special friends�?were released online on Thursday. The animated film is Pearl Studio's first original production and marks its latest cooperation with DreamWorks Animation since Kung Fu Panda 3. The film tells the story of how a cute and naughty yeti embarks with three Chinese teenagers on an adventure back home.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/26 17:36:35

'Parasite' the first South Korean film to win Palme d'Or

South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's movie Parasite beat out Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon A Time in Hollywood to win the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Films Festival on Sunday, the first South Korean winner in the Festival's history.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/26 15:18:39

Disney's "Aladdin" continues to lead Chinese mainland box office

Disney's live-action "Aladdin" topped the Chinese mainland box office for a second day on Saturday after its Friday debut, according to the China Movie Data Information Network Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/26 13:29:12

Disney's live-action "Aladdin" leads Chinese mainland daily box office

Disney's "Aladdin" topped the box office of the Chinese mainland market Friday, according to the China Movie Data Information Network Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/25 16:50:47

70 films to be screened to mark 70th founding anniversary of the PRC

A total of 70 films selected by national defense education and film experts will be screened across the country this year to celebrate the 70th founding anniversary of the People's Republic of China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/23 9:28:13

Tarantino strikes gold with 'Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood'

Quentin Tarantino stormed into Cannes on Tuesday with Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood, which critics at the world's biggest film festival hailed as his best movie in years.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/22 18:18:40

Beijing section of Asian Film Week offers audiences over 80 film screenings

The Beijing section of the 2019 Asian Film Week, held between May 16 and 23, offers audiences 83 film screenings, showcasing the diversified culture of Asian countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/22 17:45:31

Tackling taboo

Maryam Touzani never forgot the day a young woman knocked on the door of her home in Tangier asking for work.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/21 18:33:40

An interview with well-known French-Vietnamese director Tran Anh Hung

Tran Anh Hung is a master of controlling the atmosphere of a room.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/21 18:18:41

"A Dog's Journey" leads Chinese mainland daily box office

Universal Picture's "A Dog's Journey" topped the Chinese mainland box office Monday, according to the China Movie Data Information Network.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/21 11:31:53

'Injured' Maradona unable to attend Cannes film festival

Soccer legend Diego Maradona will not attend the Cannes film festival, where a documentary about his life is being premiered, after he injured his shoulder, its director told AFP on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/20 18:33:40

China's CCTV-6 airs 2011 Korean War documentary to 'echo current era'

On Sunday night, China's State film channel CCTV-6 aired 2011 documentary Frozen Chosin, the fourth consecutive film about the Korean War (1950-53) the station has aired since Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/20 18:23:40

Not so crazy

Jessica Hausner, one of four female directors vying for the Cannes top prize, remembers watching "crazy women" in movies by the great Hollywood masters and sensing something was off.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/19 14:38:39

"Pokemon Detective Pikachu" continues leading Chinese mainland daily box office

Hollywood's "Pokemon Detective Pikachu" continued to top the Chinese mainland box office Friday, according to the China Movie Data Information Network Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/18 16:28:21

Bruce Lee's ancestral home evades bulldozers to reopen

It is the persistence of a decade-long struggle to keep the family memory of a certain well-known kung fu master alive.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/18 13:12:36

An interview with award-winning Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi

Sitting down for an interview with Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi, I found it hard to believe that this rough looking individual in front of me had been able to make so many touching and subtle films. Majidi's films are closely connected with themes about everyday ordinary life that have resonated with moviegoers around the world - friendship, love and family.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/16 18:43:41