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"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" topped box office in North America

Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" topped box office in North America with an estimated 62.2 million US dollars during its debut in Memorial Day weekend.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/29 10:08:05

"The Killing of a Sacred Deer" , "You Were Never Really Here" win Best Screenplay Award at 70th Cannes Film Festival

The Best Screenplay Award went Sunday evening to two films "The Killing of a Sacred Deer" and "You Were Never Really Here" at the 70th Cannes Film Festival.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/29 10:07:38

Camera d'Or Award goes to director Leonor Serraille at 70th Cannes Film Festival

The prize of Camera d'Or, for Best First Feature film, was given Sunday evening to French director Leonor Serraille for the movie "Jeune femme" at the 70th Cannes Film Festival.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/29 10:06:57

Tom Cruise guns for glory in 'Top gun 2'

American film star Tom Cruise has just confirmed his intention to film "Top Gun 2," the long-awaited sequel to his iconic classic "Top Gun."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/28 11:07:07

Similarities between China and India help propel ‘Dangal’ to box-office success in the mainland

There is no better word than "unbelievable" to describe Indian sports film Dangal's huge box-office achievement in the Chinese mainland. However, if you take a look at some of the cultural and social similarities between China and India, the film's success may not actually seem that surprising.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/25 17:58:39

Adaptation of Japanese mystery novel ‘Edge of Innocence’ to hit theaters Saturday

Chinese movie Edge of Innocence, another adaptation of a Japanese murder mystery novel after The Devotion of Suspect X, is set to hit big screens in the Chinese mainland Saturday, iQiyi Pictures announced Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/25 17:53:39

Disney’s beloved ‘Bambi’ coming up on 75th anniversary

A timeless tale of an adorable fawn and his forest pals, or the death of childhood innocence? Either way, and nearly 75 years on, Disney classic Bambi packs as powerful a punch as it ever has.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/25 16:23:39

Superstar Tom Cruise says sequel to 1986 fighter jet action film ‘Top Gun’ in the works

Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise revealed on Wednesday he plans a sequel to the cult action film Top Gun, with filming set to begin next year.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/24 16:33:39

James Bond star Roger Moore dead at 89

British actor Roger Moore, who played James Bond for more than two decades with a suave wit, died Tuesday aged 89, drawing tributes for his portrayal of the womanizing super-spy, and for his charity work.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/24 16:33:39

Hollywood honors Bay

Michael Bay sank his hands and feet into the forecourt of Hollywood's TCL Chinese Theatre on Tuesday as he was honored for a money-spinning movie career that has netted almost $6 billion.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/24 16:28:39

Indian drama "Dangal" continues to lead Chinese box office

The Indian drama "Dangal" held the top spot for a second week in the Chinese film market, earning 358 million yuan (51.97 million USdollars) in the week ending May 21.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 8:27:23

New Chinese period action film looks to take on ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ with homegrown hero

The battle for the Chinese film market is starting to pick up as the summer season approaches.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/23 19:23:39

Comic Adam Sandler turns tables on critics with Cannes triumph

Critics sniffed when Hollywood funnyman Adam Sandler got invited to Cannes, but his performance in the all-star The Meyerowitz Stories drew glowing reviews Sunday - and even buzz about a best actor prize.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/22 17:53:40

‘Alien’ dethrones ‘Guardians’

In a battle of space films, Ridley Scott's new release Alien: Covenant narrowly beat out the popular Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 on North American screens this weekend, according to industry estimates.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/22 17:53:39

Schwarzenegger says you can have four Hummers and still save planet

Arnold Schwarzenegger has four Hummers and likes nothing better than getting up at 5 am to ride his Harley Davidson to the beach for breakfast.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/22 17:48:39

Elvis’ Rolls-Royce tours Trump America in Cannes documentary

A documentary premiering at Cannes Saturday takes a road trip through Donald Trump country in Elvis Presley's old Rolls-Royce, depicting the King's rise and fall as a symbol for a vanishing American Dream.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/21 17:53:40

Harrowing VR show, thriller bring migrants’ plight to Cannes

A helicopter whirrs overhead as police take aim from the shadows. You have an instant to decide whether to join the terrified migrants hiding in the desert or the ones running for their lives.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/21 17:53:39

‘Star Wars’ at 40

The date was 1977, and no one had yet worn a copper bikini to bed, made "whooshing" lightsaber noises with a broomstick or yelled "May the Fourth be with you" at strangers.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/21 17:18:39