Movies

'Dangal' becomes China's biggest non-Hollywood foreign film

May 23, 2017

The Aamir Khan film "Dangal" about an Indian man training his daughters to become wrestlers has become China's biggest grossing non-Hollywood foreign movie

From teenager to warlord in 'Farewell My Concubine'

May 16, 2017

As a teenager, Zhao Hailong had a small role in the award-winning film "Farewell My Concubine," the story of the life-long friendship between two men who met as apprentices in the famous Peking opera

Zhang Yimou says 'Great Wall' story may have been too weak

May 10, 2017

Zhang Yimou says the disappointing U.S. performance of the biggest budget China-U.S. co-production to date, "The Great Wall," may have been down to a weak story

Thriller 'Trivisa' wins big at Hong Kong Film Awards

Apr 11, 2017

Crime thriller "Trivisa" was the big winner at the Hong Kong Film Awards night, taking home five awards including the prize for best film

Director Jia Zhangke to host film festival in northern China

Mar 16, 2017

Chinese director Jia Zhangke, known for films exploring China's wrenching social changes, will host his own festival to showcase the work of young directors and movies from developing countries

Jackie Chan: Hollywood competition means better China films

Mar 7, 2017

Jackie Chan says letting more Hollywood movies into the Chinese market would put pressure on Chinese domestic filmmakers to boost the quality of their output

Japan actor in Scorsese's 'Silence' drawn to recurring theme

Mar 1, 2017

Shinya Tsukamoto was drawn to Scorsese's 'Silence' and his own films by the evolution of a recurrent theme _ the nature of violence

China's Recon buys $100M majority stake in Millennium Films

Feb 24, 2017

China's footprint in Hollywood is expanding following a wire and cable maker's purchase of a controlling stake in independent studio Millennium Films, which produced "Rambo" and "The Expendables."

'Soul Mate' leads Hong Kong Film Awards nominees with 12

Feb 8, 2017

Romance drama "Soul Mate" has charmed the Hong Kong Film Awards

Paramount inks $1B film co-finance deal with 2 Chinese firms

Jan 20, 2017

Paramount Pictures says it has signed a co-financing deal with two Chinese companies for the Hollywood studio's slate of movies over the next three years

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