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Films from 17 countries to feature in 12th Rome Film Fest official selection

A total of 36 films from 17 countries will screen in the official selection of the 12th Rome Film Festival, running from Oct. 26 to Nov. 5, organizers announced Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/11 9:04:56

Streep, Dench voice outrage at Weinstein sex revelations

Movie legends Meryl Streep and Judi Dench led a chorus of outrage Monday following the revelation that Harvey Weinstein had sexually harassed women for decades, as Hollywood stood accused of covering up a pattern of misconduct that finally cost the film mogul his job.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/10 17:23:39

French actor Jean Rochefort, once cast as Don Quixote in ‘cursed’ Terry Gilliam film, passes away at age 87

Jean Rochefort, the French actor who played a key role in one of the most cursed movie sagas in Hollywood history, has died aged 87, his daughter told AFP Monday.
Source: Agencies | 2017/10/10 16:38:39

‘Blade Runner 2049’ tops box office

Long-awaited sequel Blade Runner: 2049 snatched the box office top spot last weekend - three and a half decades since Blade Runner hit the big screen in 1982, industry figures showed Monday.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/10 16:33:39

Chinese mainland box office sets records during National Day holidays

The Chinese mainland box office set some new records over the just ended National Day holidays.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/9 18:08:39

Hollywood film mogul Harvey Weinstein fired from own company after sex harassment claims: reports

Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was fired from his film studio the Weinstein Company on Sunday following reports that he sexually harassed women over several decades, according to US media.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/9 18:03:40

Hollywood shocked by movie mogul Weinstein's sex scandal

Hollywood was shell-shocked this weekend by a sex scandal exposure on Hollywood kingmaker, Harvey Weinstein, the Weinstein Company (TWC)'s contentious co-chairman and co-founder.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/9 8:44:58

"Blade Runner 2049" dominates North American box office in opening weekend

American science fiction film "Blade Runner 2049" dominated North American box office with an estimated 31.5 million US dollars in its opening weekend.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/9 8:08:03

Debate rages over Chinese mainland’s selection of ‘Wolf Warrior 2’ for Academy Awards

Military action film Wolf Warrior 2 has been an undeniable success for the Chinese film industry, yet its selection to compete against 91 other films in the Best Foreign-Language Film category at the 90th Academy Awards has been somewhat controversial.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/8 18:23:39

India's veteran Bollywood filmmaker Kundan Shah dies at 69

India's veteran Bollywood filmmaker Kundan Shah has died at the age of 69.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/8 7:01:42

APEC Film Week to open in Vietnam

APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Film Week will take place on Oct. 11-16 in Vietnam's Hanoi capital and on Oct. 12-16 in central Da Nang city.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/8 7:00:27

'Wolf Warrior 2' represents China in bid for foreign language film Oscar

The mega-hit action film Wolf Warrior 2 has been selected to represent China in the bid for the Best Foreign Language Film at next year's Oscars.
Source: CGTN | 2017/10/6 13:49:11

Mahua FunAge tops weekend box office chart

Never Say Die, a Chinese romance comedy, topped the weekend box office with 307 million yuan ($46.14 million), followed by Jackie Chan-led US-China coproduced action thriller The Foreigner (146 million yuan).
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2017/10/2 16:56:08

Still going strong

For most action stars, 60 is a difficult age to continue their career. Yet, the 63-year-old Jackie Chan just finished his last action thriller The Foreigner, together with 74-year-old director Martin Campbell and 64-year-old actor Pierce Brosnan.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/28 18:43:39

Chinese filmgoers looking forward to Indian remake of classic Hong Kong film ‘Infernal Affairs’

Images of an undercover cop and a criminal suddenly breaking out into a dance routine during a dramatic fight scene rushed into the minds of numerous Chinese netizens on Wednesday after Warner Bros India and Mumbai-based Azure Entertainment announced they were teaming up to produce an Indian version of the 2002 Hong Kong gangster classic Infernal Affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/28 18:38:40

British Raindance Film Festival hosts China Day

The British Raindance Film Festival held a China Day event on Monday in London in conjunction with Dreamax, a Beijing based production and distribution outfit.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/28 16:23:39

Jackie Chan continues to promote Chinese martial arts at the age of 63

For most action stars, 60 is a difficult age to continue their career. Yet, the 63-year-old Jackie Chan just finished his last action thriller The Foreigner, together with 74-year-old director Martin Campbell and 64-year-old actor Pierce Brosnan.
Source: Global Times – People’s Daily | 2017/9/27 18:01:56

Censorship not behind delay of Chinese director Feng Xiaogang’s ‘Youth’

On Sunday, the team behind well-known Chinese director Feng Xiaogang's latest film, Youth, announced on Sina Weibo that the film would not be released on September 29 as was originally scheduled.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/26 17:43:39