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Fears for French children over animated food sex film

Could a sexualized hot dog bun or a crude and libidinous packet of cornflakes shock and corrupt teenagers? US cartoon Sausage Party led weighty French lawyers to consider this question Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2016/12/14 19:18:39

Discussion rages as Mel Gibson's ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ dominates Chinese mainland box office

While Mel Gibson is highly recognized overseas for his directorial work on films such as Braveheart (1995) and The Passion of the Christ (2004), he remained an unfamiliar name to most moviegoers in the Chinese mainland since only a few of his films have been shown here over the past decade.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/14 19:13:39

Disney's 'Moana' conquers N.American box office

Animated film Moana triumphed for its third-straight weekend, topping the North American box office with $18.5 million, industry data showed on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2016/12/13 17:48:39

‘La La Land’ leads Golden Globe nominations

Dreamy musical romance La La Land, set in modern-day Los Angeles, topped nominations for the Golden Globes on Monday, as Hollywood's awards seasons revs up in the march to the Oscars.
Source: AFP | 2016/12/13 17:43:39

Retrospective of Chinese classical movies opens in Serbia

Festival of Chinese Films featuring a retrospective of the 20th century movie production of China opened here on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/13 8:31:55

Chinese directors win big in marrakesh

Two Chinese filmmakers won the top awards at the Marrakesh film festival this weekend, with Zang Qiwu's The Donor on the controversial issue of organ transplants taking the coveted Golden Star.
Source: AFP | 2016/12/12 19:03:39

Chinese director claims best directing prize at Morocco's Marrakech film festival

Chinese director Wang Xuebo claimed on Saturday the Best Directing Prize at Marrakech film festival for his movie "Knife in the Clear Water."
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/11 7:53:23

Chinese movie wins Golden Star at Morocco's Marrakech film festival

Chinese movie "The Donor" won on Saturday Marrakech film festival's top prize, Golden Star.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/11 7:52:34

Whitewashing controversy surrounding Zhang Yimou’s new film 'The Great Wall' goes unnoticed in China

While concerns that renowned Chinese director Zhang Yimou's new film The Great Wall was whitewashing its cast has became a huge topic of discussion on social media in the US, film lovers in China seem to be less interested in weighing in on the discussion.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/8 19:28:39

Victory down under

Mel Gibson and his new movie Hacksaw Ridge have swept the board at the Australian film awards in a return from the wilderness for the "choked up" Oscar-winner.
Source: AFP | 2016/12/8 18:58:40

Chinese movie 'The Door' gets Valentine's Day release

The producers for the Chinese fantasy movie The Door unveiled the film's key prop - a "traveling door" that leads to another world - at a promotion event in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/8 18:58:39

Actor Crowe won't be charged for scuffle with rapper Banks

Los Angeles prosecutors have decided not to file charges against actor Russell Crowe over a scuffle earlier this year with rapper Azealia Banks.
Source: AFP | 2016/12/8 18:53:40

On the run

Like his own films, the life of Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski has been haunted by horror, violence and scandal, turning him into one of the world's most visible fugitives from justice.
Source: AFP | 2016/12/7 18:43:39

Animated film 'Your Name.' tops weekend box office in Chinese mainland to become beacon of hope for Japanese anime in China

Although the high-earning foreign films in China tend to be 3D versions, new Japanese 2D anime Your Name. has proven that this is not always the case.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/7 18:33:39

Vanessa Redgrave makes her directorial debut with refugee film 'Sea Sorrow'

Actress Vanessa Redgrave made her directorial debut in London on Tuesday with a film about refugees, featuring fellow stage stars Ralph Fiennes and Emma Thompson.
Source: AFP | 2016/12/6 18:03:39

Japan's animation "Your Name" tops Chinese box office

"Your Name," an animation produced by Japan's Toho Company, ruled the Chinese box office in the week ending December 4, China Film News reported Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/6 17:24:43

‘Moana’ swims to top again

The animated sea-faring musical adventure Moana charted a winning course for its second straight weekend, topping the North American box office with an estimated $28.4 million, an industry group said Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2016/12/5 18:43:39

Award-winning Chinese art film ‘The Summer Is Gone’ gets spring release window

After grabbing four awards at the recent Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival, Chinese art film The Summer is Gone will finally hit cinemas in the mainland this spring, the film's producers announced at a press conference in Beijing on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/5 18:43:39