"Superman Returns" has given Chinese theaters a super boost. Pic brought in a boffo $4 million over six days on 360 screens in mainland theaters and broke China's one-day, one-venue box office record…
The Rolling Stones, who Saturday performed for the first time in China, did their bit to promote a local rebel. "We're delighted to have Cui Jian joining us," Stones frontman Sir Mick Jagger said.
Filmart has stepped up in the world. In a bid to make Hong Kong the showbiz capital of Asia, this year's Filmart, which wrapped March 24, was bundled with eight entertainment events including the…
In what appears to be a savvy case of counter-programming, Berlin Silver Bear winner "Peacock," made 600,000 yuan renminbi ($72,582) per day for a total of $217,000 for the Feb. 27 weekend…
Here's how the Hollywood majors are getting their movies into China: Forget the restrictions on the number of theatrical pics that can be imported; put them out cheaply and quickly on DVD.
Zhang Yimou's mentor, former Xi'an Film Studio chief Wu Tianming, received a lifetime achievement award Tuesday night at a star-studded Beijing gala to celebrate the China Film Directors Assn.'s…
BEIJING -- The notorious 1972 four-hour documentary film "Chung Kuo" (China) by Michelangelo Antonioni screened publicly for the first time in Beijing to packed audiences last week, 32 years after…
A new type of DVD, called HDVD, has appeared on China's black market, further aggravating the DVD piracy problem.
Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing's Tom Group is taking a 35% stake in privately owned, Beijing-based Huayi Bros., one of the mainland's most commercially successful film and TV producers.
Celestial Pictures, known for theatrical and DVD reissues of such Shaw Brothers classics as "Come Drink With Me," is fast becoming more than a niche label for devotees of dusty celluloid gems.
Cineclick Asia has closed financing with Japan's Happinet Pictures for a feature film based on a Mongolian legend about an orphaned boy and his horse. The $2.8 million feature, "A Thousand Plateaus,"…