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Contemporary Chinese Cinema: The Year So Far

Contemporary Chinese Cinema is a column devoted to exploring contemporary Chinese-language cinema primarily as it is revealed to us at North American multiplexes.Over the last few years it has become ...

'The Chinese Widow' to replace 'Our Time Will Come' as Siff opener

'The Chinese Widow' to replace 'Our Time Will Come' as Siff opener No reason has been given for the change in opening film. Danish director Bille August’s The Chinese Widow will open this year’s Shanghai International Film Festival (Siff, June 17-26), replacing Ann ...

'Our Time Will Come' to open Shanghai film festival

'Our Time Will Come' to open Shanghai film festival Historical drama is one of eight titles announced for Siff’s Golden Goblets competition. Ann Hui’s Our Time Will Come will open this year’s Shanghai International Film Festival (Siff, June 17-26), ...

The 24 hottest projects at this year's Hong Kong Filmart

The 24 hottest projects at this year's Hong Kong Filmart There is a thrilling selection of Chinese-language titles at Filmart this year. Liz Shackleton picks out some of the most promising. With very few Hong Kong or mainland Chinese sellers making the ...

Jeremy Thomas condemns ban on Bhutanese drama 'Hema Hema'

Jeremy Thomas condemns ban on Bhutanese drama 'Hema Hema' Filmmakers submit letter to authorities regarding ban on Locarno and Toronto title. UK producer Jeremy Thomas has condemned the ban in Bhutan on Hema Hema (Sing Me A Song While I Wait), the Bhutanese ...

25 underrated political dramas

Rebecca Clough Jan 20, 2017 As America gets its new President, we look at some excellent political drama films that may have slipped under your radar... Political dramas can be entertaining, ...

Busan: Distribution Workshop sets Ringo Lam's 'Sky On Fire'

Busan: Distribution Workshop sets Ringo Lam's 'Sky On Fire' Exclusive: Hong Kong-based sales agent has picked up latest action thriller from Ringo Lam, starring Daniel Wu and Zhang Jingchu. Hong Kong-based Distribution Workshop has picked up international ...

Tiff 2016 Reveals Platform Line-Up With ‘Jackie,’ ‘Nocturama,’ ‘Moonlight,’ and More

Toronto International Film Festival continues to add to its already eclectic slate by announcing their Platform line-up today. Beginning last year as a special program to highlight auteur-driven ...

Distribution Workshop launches sales on Ann Hui's 'The Great Escape'

Distribution Workshop launches sales on Ann Hui's 'The Great Escape' Exclusive: Wartime drama stars Zhou Xun [pictured] and Eddie Peng. Distribution Workshop is launching sales at Hong Kong’s Filmart on Ann Hui’s The Great Escape, starring Zhou Xun and Eddie Peng, a ...

'The Little Prince' reveals China voice cast, release date

'The Little Prince' reveals China voice cast, release date Mark Osborne’s animation will be released in China on October 16. The Little Prince, Mark Osborne’s animation that is an adaptation of the well-known Antoine de Saint-Exupery novel, has set its ...

A R Rahman, Aamir, Akshay, Hrithik and more celebrities lend their voice for “We the People”

Today, the Global Goals Campaign launches “We the People” – a crowdsourced film where everyone is invited to join the world’s biggest cast and star alongside some of the world’s biggest names. The ...

A R Rahman Aamir Khan Akshay Kumar Hrithik Roshan lend their support to We The People

A R Rahman Aamir Khan Akshay Kumar Hrithik Roshan lend their support to We The People The Global Goals Campaign launches We the People - a crowdsourced film where everyone is invited to join the world's biggest cast and star alongside some of the world's biggest names. The film will be ...

Roskino to Showcase Russian Film at the 5th Beijing International Film Festival

Russia will present a total of six pictures at the 5th Beijing International Film Festival, to be held April 16th–23rd. Sergey Mokritsky’s "The Battle For Sevastopol" and Ramil Salakhutdinov’s "White, ...

China's Enlight hits the road with stellar line-up

Exclusive: Fresh from a capital injection from Alibaba and a stellar year at the box office, Beijing-based Enlight Pictures has lined up a string of top Chinese filmmakers for its 2015 slate, ...

Beijing film festival unveils jury

Beijing film festival unveils jury Fedor Bondarchuk and Fernando Meirelles among the seven-strong jury. Beijing International Film Festival (Bjiff) has announced the seven-strong jury for this year’s Tiantan competition, which ...

Have Your Say: The Battle Of The Bingbings!

Almost every Friday, we here at TwitchFilm run our weekly celebrity screenshot quiz, and last week the celebrity was Chinese actress Li Bingbing. Interestingly, on Facebook, Twitter and in comments ...

‘Mockingjay’, ‘Interstellar’, ‘Penguins’ Lead Frame; ‘Paddington’ Charms UK: Int’l B.O.

‘Mockingjay’, ‘Interstellar’, ‘Penguins’ Lead Frame; ‘Paddington’ Charms UK: Int’l B.O. Despite Mockingjay and Interstellar muscle, the current frame was down more than 30% on last week, but very close to last year’s comparable weekend for the Top 10 studio titles. Indies and local films ...

Review: Women Who Flirt Sees Pang Score North Of The Border

After dipping his toe into China with his 2012 sequel Love In The Buff, Hong Kong auteur Pang Ho Cheung embraces the inevitable and presents his first full-blown mainland production, Women Who Flirt. ...

The Many Faces Of Zhou Xun

This week, Pang Ho Cheung's Chinese film Women Who Flirt will be released in the Us. James saw the film and liked it a lot, as you can read in his review (this is a link). It is a modern romantic ...

‘The Imitation Game’ Will Stuff Theaters This Holiday Weekend – Specialty Box Office Preview

‘The Imitation Game’ Will Stuff Theaters This Holiday Weekend – Specialty Box Office Preview The Weinstein Company’s The Imitation Game is the big kid on the block among this holiday weekend’s batch of newcomers. The title is following in the footsteps of past TWC heavyweights The King’s ...

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