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Tang Gaopeng's 'The Road Not Taken' to hit cinemas on Friday

Chinese director Tang Gaopeng's debut movie The Road Not Taken is set to hit Chinese mainland's cinemas on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/10 18:48:39

Warner's 'Nun' proves part of a winning habit in N. America theaters

Horror movie The Nun was the top draw in North American movie theaters this weekend, extending a remarkable string of recent successes by Warner Bros, industry watchers said.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/10 18:28:40

Cuaron's Mexican 'masterpiece' wins Venice film festival

Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron won the Golden Lion top prize at the Venice film festival Saturday for Roma, which critics called not merely a movie but "a vision."
Source: AFP | 2018/9/9 17:03:39

Zhang Yimou's new film 'Shadow' premieres to critical acclaim at Venice film festival

Renowned Chinese director Zhang Yimou's latest feature film Shadow debuted to critical acclaim after its world premiere at the 75th Venice International Film Festival on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/9 16:48:39

Trailer for adaptation of Chinese sci-fi author Liu Cixin's 'The Wandering Earth' has Obama Easter egg

In July, Guo Fan, director of the upcoming Chinese sci-fi film The Wandering Earth, adapted from Hugo Award winning writer Liu Cixin's short story of the same name, sat down with the Beijing News to talk about the movie, which according to its trailer is set to debut later this year.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/6 18:03:43

Producers of Hong Kong anti-graft film 'L Storm' announce Chinese mainland release date

L Storm, the third film in the Hong Kong Z Storm action crime franchise, is scheduled to hit Chinese mainland cinemas on September 14, the film's producers announced at a Beijing press conference on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/6 17:58:41

Docs, horror classics and politics dominate Toronto film fest

Hot documentaries, reboots of classic horror franchises, plenty of politics, and of course Oscar-bait galas will be served up at this week's Toronto International Film Festival.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/6 16:48:40

Venice Film Festival: Italy's Valeria Bruni Tedeschi presents film about family, art, relationships

Italian actress and director Valeria Bruni Tedeschi presented her sixth directorial effort, The Summer House, out of competition at the Venice film Festival on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/6 8:06:37

'Crazy Rich Asians' keeps shining

Crazy Rich Asians has ruled at the North American box office for the third weekend in a row, raking in close to $30 million over the US Labor Day weekend, industry watchers said on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/5 18:38:40

Van Gogh was murdered claims new movie at Venice film festival

A new film about the artist Vincent van Gogh claims that he was murdered rather than having shot himself.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/4 19:38:40

Nice Film studio announces new projects at Beijing press event

Chinese studio Nice Film announced a slate of future projects at a press event in Beijing on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/4 19:28:40

Chinese mainland summer box office breaks records, sees increase in the number of imported films

The Chinese mainland's summer box office for June to August reached a record high of 17.4 billion yuan ($2.5 billion) this year, a year-on-year increase of 7 percent.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/3 19:28:39

Director of Venice's Western favorite blasts sexism

French director Jacques Audiard went gunning for sexism in the film industry on Sunday after his extraordinary new Western, The Sisters Brothers, received a standing ovation at the Venice film festival.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/3 19:15:41

Chinese documentary Common Destiny presented at Venice Film Festival

A Chinese documentary about the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) was presented at the Venice Film Festival on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/3 10:54:05

'Fallout' cast and crew arrive in Beijing to promote latest entry in 'M:I' spy franchise

Mission: Impossible - Fallout, Tom Cruise's sixth film in the Hollywood spy action franchise, raked in an estimated 550 million yuan ($80 million) over the weekend at the Chinese mainland box office, the series' best opening in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/2 18:03:39

Horror film PTSD

Actress Dakota Johnson admitted on Saturday that she had to see a shrink after playing the lead in Oscar-winning director Luca Guadagnino's new horror flick, Suspiria.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/2 17:28:40

China, Ghana to co-produce film on China's anti-Ebola aid

China and Ghana will co-produce a feature film titled "Ebola," commemorating Chinese medical aid to West Africa against the Ebola epidemic in 2014.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/2 11:47:25

Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke talks about 'Ash is Purest White' and the evolution of his career

In a way Chinese director Jia Zhangke has made himself a symbol for Chinese movies today, or at least a particular genre within them.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/30 18:13:41