Blog Tag - Film

Watch Movie Stars Under the Stars at 京城46号
If you’re a barfly and a film buff, then we have just the new spot for you. Recently opening on the rooftop of 46 Fangjia Hutong (in the same...
R Alien: Covenant Finally Gets China Release Date as Smash Hit Indian Movie Dangal Bursts onto Scene
After failing to live up to its own hype, China's slumbering film market has received a shot of inspiration from the most unlikely of sources: its...
China-Censored Version of Alien: Covenant Has Next to No Alien in It
[Warning: this post contains plot details from Alien: Covenant that may be considered to be spoilers.] Horror film aficionados hoping to watch Alien...
It's a Bar! It's a Cinema! It's a Restaurant! Cinker Pictures Brings Swank to the Sanlitun Filmgoing Experience
Cinker Pictures is putting a new spin on the near century-old practice of dinner and a movie. The newly announced North Taikoo Li venue houses a...
A Drink With  Echo Xie and Zhang Fan, Core Staff of DC Chinese Film Festival
Founded by Cai Yibin in 2011, the biennial DC Chinese Film Festival (DCCFF) celebrates Chinese cinema in its broadest sense, whether made by...
Magnifique! Director Talks Filming the Chinese Immigrant Experience in France
Plenty of documentarians strive for objectivity, but Sharon Deng opted for the opposite while shooting her new film. In fact her arrival in Paris – ...
Check out Dutch Documentary 'Katia's Sister' With Director Q&A, Part of China Women's Film Festival
The Crossroads Centre Beijing, in cooperation with the Netherlands and French embassies, is organizing screenings of Katia’s Sister, each followed by...
‘Mermaid’ Makes Billion-Yuan Splash in Just 4 Days
This post comes courtesy of our content partners over at China Film Insider.   Writer and director Stephen Chow’s eco-friendly sci-fi rom-com has...
Beijing Shunned but Chinese 'Star Wars' Fans Come Out In Force at Shanghai Premiere
China's anticipation for the new Star Wars sequel is about to hit hyper speed, like a Millennium Falcon swooping beyond the box office stratosphere....
'Star Wars' Event Sees Stormtroopers on the Great Wall; Film Set for January Release in China
This Tuesday, Disney began revving up Chinese fans for Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, ahead of the film's primary release on December 18...
China's New Superhero Revealed: Jianbing Man
Superman can fly. Iron Man has his armored suit. Heck, even the Green Hornet has a gun. Now China has ... wait for it ... Jianbing Man with his, ummm...
Do You Look like Matt Damon or Willem Dafoe? Tomorrow's Your Big Day
Has anyone ever told you that you look just like Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal, or Willem Dafoe? Then get to tomorrow’s auditions for The Great Wall, ...
Wolf Totem Misrepresents Mongolian Culture
Wolf Totem, the popular film directed by French director Jean Jacques Annaud, has been criticized by Guo Xuebo, a renowned Chinese novelist and...
Holiday Box Office Sales Increase, CCTV New Year Gala Viewership Decreases
Ratings for CCTV’s New Year’s Gala have hit a record low of 28.37 percent, Want China Times reports, regardless of the gala being broadcasted across...
PLFAG Film Sheds Light on LGBT Struggle in China During the Holidays
During Spring Festival, not-for-profit organization PFLAG's (Parents, Friends and Family of Lesbians and Gays) short film Coming Home went viral on...