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'Star Trek Beyond' dominates Chinese box office
World2016-09-07 12:58December 14 2017 16:04:37

'Star Trek Beyond' dominates Chinese box office

The U.S. science-fiction adventure film "Star Trek Beyond" topped the Chinese box office, earning 206 million yuan (30.9 million U.S. dollars) in its debut weekend, China Film News reported Tuesday.

Chinese actor Jackie Chan to receive lifetime achievement Oscar
World2016-09-02 10:12December 14 2017 16:04:37

Chinese actor Jackie Chan to receive lifetime achievement Oscar

Veteran Chinese actor Jackie Chan is going to receive a lifetime achievement Oscar.

Big data helps movies predict hits
World2016-09-01 09:21December 14 2017 16:04:37

Big data helps movies predict hits

Zhang Xiaoming is not a big fan of movies but he can tell which films will be a big hit in China and which will not by using an advanced technology named big data.

Latest Bourne film is dizzying for some Chinese moviegoers
World2016-08-31 12:58December 14 2017 16:04:37

Latest Bourne film is dizzying for some Chinese moviegoers

The complaints were more like ones that might be expected from people who took a wild ride on a roller coaster: dizzy and nauseous. But they came from people seated in movie theaters.

Lawmakers mull limiting exorbitant wages paid to actors/actresses
World2016-08-31 12:58December 14 2017 16:04:37

Lawmakers mull limiting exorbitant wages paid to actors/actresses

Chinese lawmakers on Tuesday suggested that regulations limiting the fees paid to actors/actresses should be included in a draft film law currently being deliberated.

Spotlight on new dance center
World2016-08-31 12:53December 14 2017 16:04:37

Spotlight on new dance center

The Shanghai International Dance Center will open to the public on October 1 with a balletic presentation of “Hamlet.”

Overpaid entertainment stars are sign of times
World2016-08-30 11:03December 14 2017 16:04:37

Overpaid entertainment stars are sign of times

Some leading Chinese actors and actresses are reportedly paid as much as 150 million yuan ($22 million) for appearing in a television series.

Violinists chosen for final round
World2016-08-30 11:02December 14 2017 16:04:37

Violinists chosen for final round

Six young contestants made it to the final round of the 1st Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition yesterday.

Eddie Peng to star in new action thriller
World2016-08-26 13:00December 14 2017 16:04:37

Eddie Peng to star in new action thriller

In his career spanning 14 years, Taiwan actor Eddie Peng has played many romantic characters.

Sino-South Korean romance 'Crying out in Love' to hit China
World2016-08-26 13:00December 14 2017 16:04:37

Sino-South Korean romance 'Crying out in Love' to hit China

South Korean director Kwak Jae-young, known for the classic romance film My Sassy Girl, says he hopes his latest Crying out in Love will become the new favorite of Chinese fans.

Chinese audience protests Jason Bourne 3D movie
World2016-08-26 13:00December 14 2017 16:04:37

Chinese audience protests Jason Bourne 3D movie

Many Chinese fans of the Jason Bourne franchise said they feel exploited by the producers because over 90 percent of the latest film was done in 3D, which forced them to buy more expensive tickets.

Competition good for movies
World2016-08-26 13:00December 14 2017 16:04:37

Competition good for movies

It has never been officially confirmed, but it is widely recognized that domestic films are carefully protected from foreign competitors every summer.

Action comedy 'Line Walker' tops Chinese box office
World2016-08-23 16:49December 14 2017 16:04:37

Action comedy 'Line Walker' tops Chinese box office

Domestic action comedy "Line Walker" soared to the top of the Chinese box office, earning 240 million yuan (36 million U.S. dollars) in the week ending Aug. 21, China Film News reported Tuesday.

Can Chinese TV shows recapture their former glory in SE Asia?
World2016-08-23 12:54December 14 2017 16:04:37

Can Chinese TV shows recapture their former glory in SE Asia?

For Chinese TV producers, the late 1980s throughout the 1990s was definitely a time to be remembered as Chinese TV dramas swept across Southeast Asian countries to sensational ratings.

Chinese fantasy animation 'Throne of Elves' to hit cinemas
World2016-08-19 17:09December 14 2017 16:04:37

Chinese fantasy animation 'Throne of Elves' to hit cinemas

Throne of Elves, somewhat a Chinese animated answer to The Lord of The Rings, will open to the mainland theaters on August 19.

'Born in China' uses drama and cute animals to promote environmental message
World2016-08-19 13:24December 14 2017 16:04:37

'Born in China' uses drama and cute animals to promote environmental message

Since this is the first time that Disneynature has focused on a single country for a film, the cast of animal species has clearly been chosen for a reason - many of the animals are representative of the way Westerners see China.

Bourne is back
World2016-08-18 09:41December 14 2017 16:04:37

Bourne is back

A legendary spy returns, with his full name in the film title. In Jason Bourne, the fifth action spy thriller from the Bourne series, Matt Damon-who plays the protagonist, a former CIA assassin-not only has to escape CIA hit squads but also look for hidden truths about his father.

Celebrities being used again to tempt viewers to see Hollywood flick
World2016-08-18 09:40December 14 2017 16:04:37

Celebrities being used again to tempt viewers to see Hollywood flick

Hollywood is again using Chinese celebrities to spread its influence in the lucrative mainland film market. This is the second such case in August.

Famous Chinese actor Wang Baoqiang files for divorce
World2016-08-18 00:30December 14 2017 16:04:37

Famous Chinese actor Wang Baoqiang files for divorce

Actor Wang Baoqiang, known for his roles in comedy films, filed for divorce Monday with a Beijing court one day after he made a "divorce announcement" on his microblog account.

Adventure film 'Time Raiders' tops Chinese box office
World2016-08-18 00:30December 14 2017 16:04:37

Adventure film 'Time Raiders' tops Chinese box office

"Time Raiders" continued to dominate the Chinese box office, earning 365 million yuan (about 55 million U.S. dollars) in the week ending Aug. 14, China Film News reported.

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