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Liaoning aircraft carrier merchandise aims to promote China’s naval culture


China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, made a big splash when it pulled into Hong Kong earlier in July, its first trip to the city. Perhaps looking to remember the ...

New Chinese ‘Tarantino-esque’ animated film inspires confidence in the future of the industry

For a long while animated films produced in China have been labeled as childish and lacking in quality, but in recent years a streak of high quality works have started to change people's opinions about the animation industry in the Chinese mainland.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 18:38:39

Tunisia court bans US superhero film ‘Wonder Woman’ over Israeli actress Gal Gadot

A Tunisian court has banned the US film Wonder Woman, which stars an Israeli actress, more than a month after the film had been scheduled to open at cinemas in the Arab state, a legal source said Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/20 17:18:39

Smart mouth superhero Deadpool opens fire in virtual reality game

Smart-mouthed, mayhem-prone anti-hero Deadpool made a virtual reality debut on Wednesday in a Marvel Powers United VR game being tailored for Oculus Rift gear.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/20 17:13:40

Are you my surreal dad?

Salvador Dali's remains were exhumed on Thursday from his Spanish hometown in an effort to test a fortune teller's claims the renowned surrealist is her father.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/20 17:13:39

Film featuring basketball star Stephon Marbury set to hit the big screen on August 4

Chinese film My Other Home, starring CBA basketball player Stephon Marbury, has been moved to August 4, Hairun Pictures announced on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/19 17:18:39

Hollywood honors Stan Lee

Stan Lee, whose Marvel superheroes have dominated popular culture for half a century, was honored Tuesday when he plunged his hands and feet into cement at Hollywood's TCL Chinese Theater.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/19 17:13:40

28th Hong Kong Book Fair opens

With more than 300 events scheduled for its week-long run, the 28th Hong Kong Book Fair kicked off Wednesday at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/19 17:13:39

Paris Pompidou Centre close to opening art gallery in Shanghai

The Pompidou Centre in Paris, which houses the world's second largest collection of modern art, said Tuesday that it was close to signing a deal for a franchise gallery in Shanghai.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/19 17:13:39

Radiohead plays Israel despite calls to boycott

Radiohead defied calls from prominent artists to cancel its concert on Wednesday in Israel over the occupation of Palestinian territory, the latest controversy related to a campaign to boycott the country.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/19 17:08:39

UK, China remember literary icon Jane Austen 200 years after her death

Two hundred years after Jane Austen's death, Britain is celebrating one of its best-loved authors, who combined romance with biting social commentary that still speaks to fans around the world.
Source: Global Times - AFP | 2017/7/18 17:28:39

Netflix shares jump as subscriptions top 100 million

Netflix on Monday reported that its number of subscribers climbed more than expected, topping 100 million worldwide and sending shares in the leading on-demand television service soaring.
Source: AFP-Global Times | 2017/7/18 17:18:39

Rock band Coldplay salutes US immigrants in new music video

Without any explicit reference to US President Donald Trump and his crackdown on immigration, Coldplay made clear that the history of the US goes beyond people of European heritage.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/18 17:13:39

Harry Styles shines in debut film 'Dunkirk'

The path from pop to screen stardom is strewn with the wreckage of a thousand broken dreams but British singer Harry Styles may have pulled it off first time in wartime epic Dunkirk.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/18 17:03:39