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'Avengers' muscles rivals aside to continue box-office dominance

Avengers: Infinity War flexed its considerable muscle anew this weekend in North American theaters, pulling in a robust $112.5 million and leaving other top films in its dust, according to industry estimates.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/7 17:33:40

Indian fantasy epic 'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion' makes impressive debut at the Chinese mainland box office

Premiering in the Chinese mainland on Friday, Indian epic fantasy film Baahubali 2: The Conclusion raked in an impressive 48.96 million yuan (7.69 million) over the weekend to come in at fourth place at the mainland box office behind Us and Them, A or B and Rampage.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/7 17:28:39

Bollywood's Salman Khan back in Indian court

Indian movie star Salman Khan managed to avoid the spotlight when he returned to court on Monday over his five-year jail sentence for killing endangered wildlife.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/7 17:23:39

"Avengers: Infinity War" continues to dominate North American box office

Disney and Marvel's "Avengers: Infinity War" continued to dominate North American box office with an estimated 112.47 million US dollars for second weekend in a row, scoring second-biggest second Weekend ever in North American box office history.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/7 6:32:34

Film about Marx's early years being shown in China

A European biography film named "The Young Karl Marx" about the early years of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels has been showing in China's cinemas since Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/5 11:19:21

Chinese film icon Wang Danfeng passes away at 94

Wang Danfeng, one of the most influential movie stars in the past 40 years in China, passed away on Wednesday morning at the age of 94.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/3 17:43:40

'Baahubali' director remains optimistic about part two's performance in China

Indian film Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, the second half of Indian director S.S. Rajamouli's epic fantasy action film, is set to far outperform part one's performance in the Chinese mainland.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/3 17:28:39

Jackass' prankster Johnny Knoxville on his latest eye-popping role

Slapstick superstar Johnny Knoxville was relaxing in his hotel after his latest on-set mishap when some dried blood in his nostril caused him to blow hard and his eyeball popped out.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/3 17:18:40

Chinese film icon Wang Danfeng dies at 94

Wang Danfeng, one of the most influential movie stars in the past 40 years in China, passed away this morning at the age of 94.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/2 23:31:13

Watching the detectives: the movie sleuths saving silent cinema

In the Spanish colonial-style environs of Hollywood's Roosevelt Hotel, around 100 film buffs chew pencils, polish spectacles and furrow brows in the flickering glow of long-forgotten silent movies.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/2 16:48:39

'Us and Them' takes No.1

The Chinese mainland box office of the Labor Day holiday that ran from April 29 to May 1 reached a record-high 1 billion yuan ($158 million), a 27.4 percent year-on-year increase.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/2 16:33:39

'Avengers' assemble – atop the North American box office

It was a record-breaking weekend for the North American box office as Avengers: Infinity War steamrolled the competition with heroic takings of $257.7 million, industry data showed Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/1 16:58:39

My big break

If the infamous "hobbling" scene in Rob Reiner's Misery made you hide behind the sofa, then prepare to wince hard at Mission: Impossible - Fallout - as Tom Cruise shatters his ankle for real.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/1 16:33:39

Chinese film turns story of 'Genghis Khan' into a fantasy

Handsome, romantic and good at fighting demons - the Mongol ruler depicted in the new Chinese fantasy film Genghis Khan, set to debut in Chinese mainland theaters on Saturday, might not fit with your image of the bellicose warlord who conquered the Eurasian Continent many centuries ago.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/26 16:53:40

Universal blasts off at CinemaCon with historical space film

Universal opened day three of CinemaCon on Wednesday with a stunning first look at lunar landing drama First Man, some superheroes that wouldn't get anywhere near a Marvel set and a whole lot of irritable dinosaurs.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/26 16:48:41

Marvel heroes together en masse for 'Avengers: Infinity War'

More than two dozen superheroes. One big baddie. Let the mega-battle begin - and watch the box office receipts pile up.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/25 17:23:39

CinemaCon delights

Disney treated attendees at Las Vegas movies convention CinemaCon to footage from its hotly-anticipated Solo: A Star Wars Story on Tuesday as it whetted appetites for its upcoming slate of blockbusters.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/25 17:13:39

Wes Anderson's 'Isle of Dogs' debuts in China to high acclaim but low box office

Wes Anderson's stop-motion animated film Isle of Dogs debuted in Chinese mainland on Friday - the first time that any of The Great Budapest Hotel director's works have been shown in mainland theaters.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/23 18:48:39