Movies

Patriotic 'Wolf Warrior 2' is China's biggest domestic film

Aug 9, 2017

A patriotic film reportedly inspired by evacuations of Chinese civilians in Libya and Yemen has become China's biggest-ever grossing domestic movie

Ou-yang Nana swings from Jackie Chan role to Disney album

Aug 8, 2017

Ou-yang Nana may be the new 'it girl,' with a starring role in the next Jackie Chan movie, but she's returning to her roots and first love: cello

Haruo Nakajima, who played the original 1954 Godzilla, dies

Aug 8, 2017

Haruo Nakajima, the actor who stomped in a rubber suit to portray the original 1954 Godzilla, has died

Prosecutors: S. Korean director investigated in abuse case

Aug 3, 2017

South Korean prosecutors are investigating director Kim Ki-duk after an actress accused him of hitting her and trying to force her into shooting off-script sexual scenes while making a 2013 movie

China opens movie theater on disputed South China Sea island

Jul 24, 2017

China has opened a state-of-the-art movie theater on disputed Woody Island in the South China Sea's Paracel group in an effort to improve quality of life for the roughly 200 residents and military personnel on the tiny landmass

'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

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