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Hong Kong's Emperor Motion Pictures is to pursue the expansion of its theatrical cinema operations in China despite the dramatic recent slowdown in the mainland Chinese box office. The company will…
Hong Kong studio expands into mainland China exhibition sector.
While the Chinese film industry is booming at home, with production volume, cinema numbers and theatrical box office all racing ahead, film exports are going almost nowhere. Official figures are…
Lu Chuan's epic demands rigorous attention from anyone unfamiliar with Chinese history, making expansion beyond fest and arthouse venues unlikely.
This madcap mystery-romance sustains a light, bouncy tone and a decent hit-to-miss laff ratio even in scenes involving strangulation, dismemberment and cannibalism.
With "Ip Man — The Final Fight," the lucrative Chinese franchise about the grandmaster of Wing Chun reaches a plateau. Competently executed by Hong Kong helmer Herman Yau, with the title role…
Casting Cantopop queen Joey Yung as a Cantopop queen bemoaning the inconvenience of fame, "Diva" puts its protag on a pedestal and leaves her standing lifeless as marble.
The emotion that was joined to spectacle in Feng Xiaogang's mega-blockbuster "Aftershock" is exchanged for generic suffering and a few big yet uninvolving fighter-jet strafings in the helmer's "Back…
Local production thrives by focusing on pan-Chinese themes
Hong Kong cinema is legendary the world over, famous for its depiction of gangsters, its gritty urban dramas, its tales of destiny and revenge, laced with chopsocky and humor.
Movie industries in Hong Kong and China increasingly enmeshed