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More Oscar-nominated movies being distributed to Chinese movie audiences

More Oscar-nominated movies are finally hitting theaters in China, empowering domestic audiences to feel a closer connection with the world's top global film contest.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/6 23:13:39

How have 'Dangal' and 'Secret Superstar' impacted Indian films' prospects in the Chinese market?

Even though Dangal and Secret Superstar's Chinese box office performances have been impressive, Indian films still have a long way to go before they can be considered a major force in the Chinese film market.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/6 17:33:39

Frances McDormand's Oscar briefly stolen; viewing figures slump

Oscar-winner Frances McDormand had her statuette stolen at a post-show party by a man who allegedly snatched it from her table before he was arrested, police and witnesses said on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/6 16:33:39

Documentary on Chinese parachute students in US to hit theaters in mid-March

A documentary that centers on the cross-cultural experience of Chinese parachute students in the United States will hit theaters across the country in mid-March.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/6 9:51:40

China weighs in on the 90th Academy Awards

Although the 90th Academy Awards were not broadcast live in the Chinese mainland this year, that didn't stop movie fans in the country from following the event online and falling into heated debates on social media platforms about every bit of news that hit the Internet.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/5 19:03:40

'Black Panther' stays on top

Marvel's Black Panther continued its record-setting romp this weekend, passing the half-billion-dollar mark in only its third week out in North America as it stayed on track to be one of the highest-grossing films ever, industry analysts said.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/5 18:13:39

"Coco" wins Best Animated Feature Film of 90th Oscars

The 90th Academy Awards honored "Coco" as the Best Animated Feature Film of the year here on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/5 15:12:03

Patriotic flick 'Operation Red Sea' leads China's weekend box office

Grabbing around 300 million yuan ($47.3 million) as of Sunday noon, military action film Operation Red Sea topped the Chinese mainland's weekend box office, followed by Chinese comedy Detective Chinatown 2 with 160 million yuan and patriotic documentary Amazing China grossing more than 87 million yuan since its Friday debut.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/4 18:23:39

'Get Out' tops Spirit Awards

Jordan Peele's satirical horror flick Get Out triumphed Saturday at the Spirit Awards – the latest in a string of honors the film has picked up.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/4 18:18:40

Records broken as film industry law turns one

According to statistics released Thursday by the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT), China's box office sales hit a record high of 10.14 billion yuan (about 1.6 billion US dollars) in February.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/4 7:30:10

Oscar-nominated "Abacus: Small Enough to Jail" tells true story about Chinese immigrants

When the US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its nominees for its 90th Oscar awards to be given on March 4, their line-up for Best Documentary Feature included, "Abacus: Small Enough to Jail."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/3 8:48:58

Oscars see most diverse director nominees ever in 2018

This year's Oscar predictions have been a wild ride, since the Academy opened its forbidding doors to a greater diversity of directors than ever before. The 2018 nominees include a woman, a Hispanic, an African American and two male, Caucasian Brits.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/3 8:04:50

New box-office records raise expectations China will become world's biggest movie market by 2019

China's movie industry reached new heights in February as the Chinese box office pulled in more than 10 billion yuan ($1.57 billion).
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/1 17:43:40

New box-office records raise expectations China will become world's biggest movie market by 2019

China's movie industry reached new heights in February as the Chinese box office pulled in more than 10 billion yuan ($1.57 billion). Yearly revenue is expected to surpass that of North America by the year 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/28 19:18:39

Can Indian comedy drama 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' recreate the success of 'Secret Superstar' in China?

After Aamir Khan's extremely successful films Dangal and Secret Superstar, China is set to embrace yet another hit Indian movie Bajrangi Bhaijaan.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/27 18:33:39

A lesson to learn

If Black Panther demonstrated that women can dominate a highly-lucrative action movie, then A Wrinkle in Time takes the lesson further - showing the boys how to be gracious followers.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/27 17:58:39

Academy Awards forge new credibility in the furnace of scandal

With the Oscars just days away, industry figures have tried to strike a reflective, humble tone in light of a glut of recent controversies that have dogged Hollywood.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/27 17:33:39

Indian film to arrive in Chinese cinemas

"Bajrangi Bhaijaan," Indian director Kabir Khan's 2015 production, will be shown on the Chinese mainland starting Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/27 10:14:23