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This local hit is an exquisitely wrought but moralistic Cinderella story set during China's Qing Dynasty.
Trotting out more high heels and far-fetched plot twists than an Almodovar film, “Tiny Times” is China’s tween girl-power fantasy extraordinaire. Adapting his bestselling serial about four bosom…
As a vehicle for Jet Li and rising Chinese thesp Wen Zhang to show off their kung fu and comedy chops, respectively, “Badges of Fury” narrowly passes muster as a silly time-killer, souped up with…
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…
Like a juggler with too many balls, Ning Hao struggles to keep sundry plots and a bloated ensemble cast in the air in 1930s heist adventure "Guns and Roses."
Too many potions muddle the alchemy in "The Great Magician," a picaresque romance set around the rivalry between a warlord and a conjurer in 1920s China.
Stylish "The Piano in a Factory" offers fitful entertainment value but little narrative cohesion or momentum.
A cannily assembled, smoothly made chunk of political filmmaking.
A Chinese shingle is taking the country's 3-D craze to the smallscreen with 45-episode costume drama "Wu Cheng-en and the Journey to the West," touted as one of the first 3-D TV series in the world.
A financially strapped door-to-door book salesman turns low-budget filmmaker, with comically disastrous results.
After several attempts in recent years, China gets its first all-out C-horror in "Help," a thoroughly formulary but smoothly assembled femme-in-peril scarefest that can stand alongside similar genre…