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Animated film 'Flavors of Youth' demonstrates stronger coproduction ties between China and Japan

Featuring three stories set in Chinese cities drawn by a crew primarily made up of Japanese animators, the new Sino-Japanese animated coproduction Flavors of Youth has set out to bring smiles to the faces of anime lovers around the globe.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/7 17:48:39

"Hello Mr. Billionaire" continues to lead Chinese box office

"Hello Mr. Billionaire" continued to lead the Chinese box office in the week ending Aug. 5, earning about 1.04 billion yuan, China Film News reported Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 7:32:24

Cruise beats Pooh at box office

Tom Cruise continued to test the limits of the possible this weekend as Mission Impossible - Fallout clung for a second week to the top spot in North American theaters, beating new Disney film Christopher Robin, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations reported.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/6 18:22:56

Patrick Stewart to reprise 'Star Trek' role in new series

Actor Patrick Stewart delighted fans on Saturday by boldly going back to his role as Jean-Luc Picard, which he said he will reprise in a new Star Trek series.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/6 18:18:39

Chinese crime action film 'Project Gutenberg' set to debut in September

Starring renowned Hong Kong stars Chow Yun Fat and Aaron Kwok, Chinese crime action film Project Gutenberg, directed by Hong Kong director Felix Chong, is scheduled to hit Chinese mainland theaters on September 30, the producers announced at a Beijing press conference on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/5 17:28:39

Weinstein seeks to toss sex crimes case over 'warm' emails

Harvey Weinstein's defense lawyer on Friday demanded that a New York court dismiss the sex crimes charges against him, explosively disclosing "warm" emails between the disgraced Hollywood tycoon and his alleged rape victim, in which she wrote "I love you."
Source: AFP | 2018/8/5 16:43:39

Chinese box office in July hits all-time high

Box office sales in China reached 6.96 billion yuan (1.02 billion US dollars) in July, making the month the highest-earning July of all time in the national film market, China Film News reported Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/2 13:39:53

New US series spotlights Trayvon Martin killing

The killing of Trayvon Martin, a black teenager who went to a Florida store for Skittles but was shot dead by a neighborhood watch volunteer, inflamed the US in 2012.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/1 17:08:40

'Mission: Impossible – Fallout' to make August debut in Chinese mainland

The latest film in Tom Cruise's Hollywood spy franchise, Mission: Impossible - Fallout, will debut in Chinese mainland cinemas on August 31, the film's Chinese distributors announced on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 18:17:52

50 years of Franklin

Franklin, the first African-American to appear in the classic comic strip Peanuts alongside Charlie Brown and Snoopy, turns 50 on Tuesday - a major milestone for a character born in a time of racial tensions after the slaying of Martin Luther King.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/31 18:08:39

Beijing Documentary Week comes to the capital in early August

The 2nd Beijing Documentary Week will kick off on Friday, bringing 54 selected documentaries and a series of exhibitions, seminars and cultural events to the capital, organizers announced at a press conference on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 18:03:39

'Comfort women' film 'Great Cold' to rescreen in the Chinese mainland after poor January debut

The release of the Chinese film Great Cold in August is looking to ensure that the horrifying tragedies experienced by a group of Asian women more than 70 years ago are not forgotten as the group's numbers continue to dwindle with each individual's passing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 17:53:40

Shark thriller 'The Meg' seeks to take bite out of US and Chinese box office

The Meg lunges out of the deep in US and Chinese theaters on August 10 with the aim of giving the genre back its teeth with a 2-million-year-old megalodon five times the size of a great white.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/30 17:43:39

Indian megastar Priyanka Chopra engaged to Nick Jonas: report

Indian film superstar Priyanka Chopra has become engaged to young US singer Nick Jonas after a whirlwind two months of dating, a report said on Friday.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/29 19:28:40

Shooting for first Chinese-Serbian co-production film starts in Belgrade

Filming for Belgrade Escape started in the Serbian capital on Thursday, marking the first co-production movie between Serbia and China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/29 19:28:39

Carrie Fisher makes posthumous return to 'Star Wars'

Star Wars: Episode IX begins filming this week, Disney said on Friday, in a shock announcement revealing it will feature both Carrie Fisher in a posthumous appearance and series star Mark Hamill.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/29 19:23:40

Hyper-real 'Star Wars' VR makes you the hero

Imagine putting on a helmet, lowering the visor and being transported immediately from your humdrum day-to-day existence into your own Star Wars adventure.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/29 19:23:39

Shooting of first Chinese-Serbian coproduction film starts in Belgrade

Filming of "Belgrade Escape" started in the Serbian capital on Thursday, marking the first co-production movie between Serbia and China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/27 7:08:19