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International Spy Museum reopens in Washington DC

A legendary car driven by James Bond in 1964 007 movie Goldfinger, a full-face latex mask which can be put on within five seconds, highly controversial waterboarding and other devices for torture and interrogation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/13 15:38:39

Chinese streaming site iQiyi to set national standard for interactive films in China

"Why can't Chinese film and TV companies produce successful interactive films like Black Mirror: Bandersnatch? " said Gong Yu, CEO of Chinese streaming platform iQiyi, at the company's annual World Conference in Beijing on Thursday, talking about the development of interactive films.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/12 16:28:40

First movie co-produced by China and Kazakhstan previewed in central China

The first movie co-produced by China and Kazakhstan was previewed Thursday in the city of Wuhan, the capital of central China's Hubei Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/10 17:30:38

Chinese-American spends seven years searching for lost film about China's efforts during WWII

As of Thursday, nine Nanjing Massacre survivors have passed away since the beginning of 2019. Although these witnesses have passed on, the history of the Japanese invasion of China will not be forgotten as all kinds of audio and video records still remain.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/9 16:42:52

"Avengers: Endgame" continues leading Chinese mainland daily box office

Disney and Marvel's "Avengers: Endgame" continued to lead Chinese mainland daily box office despite a drop of daily grossing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/9 13:46:04

Chinese sci-fi blockbuster pulls out of theaters after grossing 4.6 bln yuan

Sci-fi blockbuster The Wandering Earth, an adaptation of Liu Cixin's story of humans struggling to move Earth to a new home, officially pulled out of theaters in the Chinese mainland on Monday after grossing more than 4.6 billion yuan ($690 million) in the 90 days since its February 5 debut.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/8 17:48:40

Calm, gentle and genuine: interview with legendary Danish filmmaker Bille August

Calm, gentle and genuine… this was my first impression of Danish director Bille August.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/8 15:48:40

Chinese director Zhang Yimou's new action epic "Shadow" hits big screen in North America

American martial arts lovers and moviegoers could enjoy the well-known Chinese director Zhang Yimou's new action epic in theaters now as "Shadow" was released in its debut weekend in the North America.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/7 18:20:18

'Avengers: Endgame' blasts past 'Titanic' to all-time No.2

Disney and Marvel's Avengers: Endgame has stormed into historic territory, earning $2.19 billion worldwide in less than two weeks to become the No.2 film of all time, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/7 17:48:40

'Avengers: Endgame' sets IMAX records in the Chinese mainland

Just 12 days after premiered in the Chinese mainland, Avengers: Endgame has earned 496 million yuan ($73.16 million) in IMAX box-office revenue, a new record, IMAX China announced on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/6 17:48:40

Director Pema Tseden's 'Jinpa' shows another side to Tibet

When the long-anticipated Avengers: Endgame debuted in the Chinese mainland, moviegoers swarmed cinemas to take in Marvel Studios latest spectacle.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/6 17:38:40

Chinese media and entertainment company CMC Inc reveals film industry ambitions

Chinese media and entertainment giant China Media Capital (CMC), announced on Monday that it has obtained a cross-provincial cinema line license from the China Film Administration, becoming one of first beneficiaries of a cinema line license after a three-year hiatus.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/6 16:03:16

"Avengers: Endgame" becomes fastest film ever to earn 2 billion USD worldwide

Fueled by its performance in the China market, Disney and Marvel's mega-blockbuster "Avengers: Endgame" became the fastest film to cross the 2-billion-U.S.-dollar mark at the worldwide box office in history, doing so in only 12 days after it was released with a global total of 2.189 billion dollars.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/6 10:46:07

"Avengers: Endgame" wins North American box office for second weekend in a row

Disney and Marvel's superhero film "Avengers: Endgame" easily repeated as the winner of the North American box office with a massive 145.8 million US dollars in its second weekend.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/6 10:19:41

Chinese filmmakers triumph at Italy's Far East Film Festival

A low-key comedy by Hong Kong director Oliver Chan titled Still Human took home the two top prizes -- the audience award and the Black Dragon critics' award -- at the 21st Far East Film Festival (FEFF), which closed in the northeastern Italian city of Udine this weekend.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/6 8:41:43

Athens hosts Chinese film festival for closer Sino-Greek cultural ties

Athens hosts a Chinese film festival this week as part of efforts to further strengthen Sino-Greek cultural ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/6 8:36:39

China's Ministry of Public Security highlights efforts to combat piracy

Have you ever watched a pirated film? As a global issue, film and television piracy is not only limited to selling illegal DVDs. In recent years, with the ubiquitousness of the internet and various digital applications, authorities have faced many challenges when it comes to cracking down on piracy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/5 18:03:39

"Avengers: Endgame" dominates China's May Day holiday box office

Disney and Marvel's "Avengers: Endgame" dominated the Chinese mainland's May Day Holiday box office, grossing over 1.2 billion yuan (about 178.3 million US dollars) from May 1 to 4, according to China Movie Data Information Network.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/5 16:10:14