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Identification of real-life killer portrayed in South Korean film 'Memories of Murder' sparks debate in China


South Korean director Bong Joon-ho has received great praise this year for his black comedy film Parasite. But over the past two days, the director's 16-year-old film Memories of Murder, ...

Circus reinvented in Montreal, this time with high-tech vibe

Montreal, a city of 4 million, boasts an eye-popping 140 video game studios, including a branch of one of the world's largest, Ubisoft.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/3 17:33:40

'Depths of Experience'

Eight young artists have transformed a shopping mall in Beijing into a space to showcase their new media and installation artworks. The Depths of Experience exhibition, hosted by the China World Mall and Forun Art, has offered a chance for visitors to appreciate art from artists including Ge Yajing, Ouyang Sulong, Tian Xiaolei and Zhang Ying.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 17:23:40

Grand Canal Cultural Belt creative design contest comes to an end in the capital

The Cultural Heritage Creative Innovation Design Contest for the Grand Canal Cultural Belt came to a close on Saturday in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/2 16:21:43

Annual Beijing Design Week set to kick off Thursday

The annual Beijing Design Week will kick off on Thursday and end on October 7, the event's organizers announced at a press conference in Beijing on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/2 16:18:40

'Joker' drives critics crazy

Joaquin Phoenix's visceral performance as the downtrodden street clown who transforms into the "Joker" was hailed by critics as "sensational" and "unnerving" on Saturday, as his pitch-black supervillain origin story premiered at the Venice film festival.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/2 16:18:39

'Ne Zha,' China's most successful animated feature ever, attracts crowds in US theaters

At a popular AMC theater in Arcadia, California, this weekend, a sold-out theater full of moviegoers wearing 3D glasses enjoyed a fast-paced, animated action comedy featuring beautiful art and snappy rib-tickling dialogue.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/2 16:08:39

75th anniversary of liberation of Brussels marked in Mons, Belgium

Tanks are seen during a parade to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Brussels in Mons, Belgium, on Sept. 1, 2019. The allied forces liberated Brussels from German occupation in 1944 during World War II. (Photo: Xinhua)
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/2 14:36:04

Exhibition of paintings by children kicks off in Beijing

An exhibition of 130 paintings by children aged 4 to 17 kicked off at the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) museum in Beijing on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/1 17:58:39

New spin-off film in 'Fast and Furious' franchise continues to dominate Chinese mainland box office

Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw, the latest spin-off in the Fast and the Furious franchise, topped the Chinese mainland box office on Friday, its eighth day in theaters, the China Movie Data Information Network said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/1 17:48:39

China discovers 2,000-year-old herbal medicine

Chinese researchers have examined an artifact unearthed from a Western Han Dynasty (206BC-AD 25) tomb and confirmed it is a herb used in traditional Chinese medicine.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/1 17:43:39

2019 Open the Gate of Art festival comes to close in Beijing

With a final performance by the National Ballet of China, the 2019 Open the Gate of Art festival came to a close in Beijing on Saturday. A total of 70 performances, 11 art summer camps and 12 art lectures were held in the capital during the 58-day festival.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/1 17:43:39

China's biggest ever animated film "Ne Zha" hits big screen in North America

Chinese box-office hit "Ne Zha," the highest-grossing animated film ever in China, debuted in North America on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/31 9:51:50

New "Fast and Furious" spin-off continues dominating Chinese mainland box office

"Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw," the latest spin-off of "The Fast and the Furious" franchise, topped the Chinese mainland box office on Thursday, the seventh day of screening, the China Movie Data Information Network said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/30 14:37:14