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HBO goes the foreign language route with 'My Brilliant Friend'

HBO is at the forefront of the "peak TV" revolution. From The Sopranos and The Wire to Game of Thrones and Westworld, the US premium cable network has produced high-quality content for two decades.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/18 18:23:39

Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman dies

William Goldman, the Oscar-winning screenwriter behind Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and All the President's Men, has died, his family announced on Friday.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/18 18:18:39

Zhang Yimou's film 'Shadow' shines at Golden Horse film awards, Chinese celebrities criticize 'pro-independence' rhetoric

Acclaimed Chinese director Zhang Yimou's martial arts epic Shadow took the most gongs at Taiwan's Golden Horse film awards on Saturday, dubbed the Chinese-language "Oscars."
Source: AFP-Global Times | 2018/11/18 15:33:39

New "Fantastic Beasts" movie scores 190 mln yuan at Chinese box office

The Warner Bros. much-anticipated "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" has pocketed more than 190 million yuan (27.4 million U.S. dollars) at the box office since hitting Chinese screens on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/18 11:53:26

3rd International Film Festival & Awards Macao to kick off in December, feature Aaron Kwok and Yoona as ambassadors

With Chinese entertainer Aaron Kwok and South Korean actress Yoona as star ambassadors, the 3rd International Film Festival & Awards Macao (IFFAM) is scheduled to kick off on December 8 in Macao, the event's organizers announced on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/15 17:28:40

Bollywood stars Padukone, Singh wed in Italy: reports

Bollywood superstars Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh have tied the knot in Italy, Indian media reported on Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/15 17:28:40

The 6th Festival of German Cinema in China brings 12 film and TV productions to Beijing and Chengdu

The ongoing 6th Festival of German Cinema in China (FGCC) is a carnival of entertainment for lovers of German films and TV dramas as it has brought a total of 12 films to select cinemas in Beijing and Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/14 18:28:41

Stan Lee's legacy: ubiquity of superheroes in pop culture

The face of superhero culture may be gone with the passing of Marvel legend Stan Lee, but there is no risk of his work fading into the pop culture background.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/14 17:58:40

Seeing green

Universal Pictures saw plenty of green over the weekend as its animated adaptation The Grinch pulled in an impressive $66 million at the North American box office, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations reported on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/12 18:33:40

Star Russian director says 'never stole anything' at Moscow trial

Acclaimed Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov insisted he "never stole anything" as he appeared in court on Wednesday on embezzlement charges, seen by his supporters as part of a crackdown on artistic freedom.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/8 18:28:40

Honorary Professor title of Beijing Film Academy granted to Majidi

The famous and renowned Iranian director Majid Majidi received the 'Honorary Professor' title of the Beijing Film Academy, and became the honorary professor of the greatest Asian academy of the arts.
Source: IRNA | 2018/11/7 18:39:16

Douglas gets walk of fame star

Oscar-winning actor Michael Douglas got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday in honor of his 50 years in show business.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/7 18:13:40

Superhero film 'Venom' debuts on Friday

Hollywood anti-hero action thriller Venom is set to debut in the Chinese mainland on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/6 18:53:40

'Bohemian Rhapsody' rocks box office

Proving again that audiences matter more than critics, Fox's Freddy Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody rocked North American box offices this weekend with a solid $50 million take, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations reported on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/5 17:58:40

China's box office reaches over 52 bln yuan in 10 months

China has seen a total box office revenue of more than 52.6 billion yuan (7.62 billion US dollars) during the first 10 months of 2018, up 9.75 percent year-on-year, according to the State Film Administration.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/5 14:24:09

'Godfather' of Hong Kong film, producer behind Bruce Lee, dies

Raymond Chow, the film producer credited with bringing kung fu legend Bruce Lee to the silver screen and widely regarded as the "godfather" of Hong Kong cinema, has died aged 91, reports said on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/4 17:58:39

Box-office fall

Featuring the debut of nine films in total, the Chinese mainland's three-day weekend box office is expected to reach around 300 million yuan ($43 million), an 11 percent decline from last weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/4 17:48:40

More than 500 movies screened at annual Chinese American Film Festival in Los Angeles

The 14th Chinese American Film Festival (CAFF) kicked off Tuesday at the Ricardo Montalban Theater in Hollywood in the US city of Los Angeles.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/1 16:48:40