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Luke Perry, star of 'Beverly Hills, 90210' dead at 52

Actor Luke Perry, who rose to fame as a heartthrob in the hit 1990s television series Beverly Hills, 90210, passed away on Monday at the age of 52, triggering an outpouring of grief from friends and former co-stars.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/5 18:13:40

'Where are the women?'

Rwandan director Joel Karekezi's The Mercy of the Jungle on Saturday scooped best film at Africa's top film festival, following a fierce debate about gender equality and sexual abuse in the continent's movie industry.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/3 17:48:40

Small city wants to play big in keeping Chinese culture thriving in US

The small US city of Millbrae in Northern California wants to create an opportunity for its residents, especially Asian-Americans, to know more about Chinese culture, Millbrae Mayor Wayne Lee said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/3 17:43:39

Chinese films reaching more Australian audiences: researcher

Despite the language barrier, Chinese films are reaching more Australian audiences with contemporary issues resonating with many people in the country, an Australian cinema researcher has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/3 17:13:39

More studios turning to 'intimacy coordinators'

Aged 29, the idea of shooting a sex scene was nothing new to actress Emily Meade.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/3 17:08:39

Interview: Chinese sci-fi films still need time to catch up with Hollywood, says Wandering Earth director

Five years ago, when Guo Fan asked his American peers during a cinematographic exchange program in Hollywood whether they had ever watched a Chinese film, the answer was simple and blunt -- none.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/28 15:37:05

Chinese mainland sets new world record for single month box office

The Chinese mainland has set a new world record for single month box office earnings by raking in more than 11 billion yuan ($1.65 billion) in February, $260 million more than the highest-earning month (July 2011) in North America.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/28 14:23:40

Actress refuses to work with ex-Disney animation chief over harassment accusations

British actress Emma Thompson has quit an anticipated film produced by California's Skydance studios because it hired former Disney creative director John Lasseter, who is accused of sexual harassment, her publicist told AFP on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/27 17:28:40

Woody Allen to film in Spain this summer: producer

US director Woody Allen plans to film in Spain's Basque region this summer, the production company Mediapro and a Spanish source told AFP Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/27 17:28:40

Once again, a Mexican filmmaker takes Oscars by storm

Alfonso Cuaron's big Oscars night - three golden statuettes for his personal film Roma, including his second for best director - once again highlights the major success in Hollywood for Mexican filmmakers.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/26 17:13:40

Chinese-element films flourish at Oscars

Monday's 91st Oscar Awards Ceremony has made a splash on Chinese social media as netizens were thrilled to see that three films with Chinese elements were nominated and one of them won the award for Best Animated Short Film.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/25 21:48:40

China-originated filmmakers make splash at 2019 Oscars

China-originated filmmakers made a splash at the 91st Academy Awards ceremony held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, as they outshone strong competitors and took home two honors.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/25 17:53:25

'Train Your Dragon' soars to top

There must be a lot more dragons out there still in need of training: Universal's new film How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World soared on this Oscar weekend to No.1 in North America, taking in $55.5 million.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/25 17:28:40

Movie fans in China tune in to see overseas Chinese filmmakers shine at the Oscars

The Oscars, a world famous brand that represents one of the highest honors in the film industry, never seems to run short on stars, flashy dresses and, of course, controversy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/25 17:18:39

Chinese Canadian director's "BAO" claims Oscars Best Animated Short

Chinese-centric "Bao" claimed Best Animated Short at the 91st Academy Awards ceremony, or the Oscars, held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/25 14:42:01

"Alita" scores 445 mln yuan at Chinese box office

Fox's new sci-fi fantasy "Alita: Battle Angel" has pocketed about 445 million yuan (66.3 million US dollars) at the Chinese box office since hitting Chinese screens on Feb. 22.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/25 13:51:11

Chinese American directors' "Free Solo" claims Oscars Best Documentary Feature

"Free Solo," a documentary directed by Chinese American directors, claimed Best Documentary Feature at the 91st Academy Awards ceremony, or the Oscars, held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/25 11:12:34

Chinese American directors' "Free Solo" claims Oscars Best Documentary Feature

"Free Solo," a documentary directed by Chinese American directors, claimed Best Documentary Feature at the 91st Academy Awards ceremony, or the Oscars, held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/25 9:47:47