Oil seems to us a fact of life: Having never known a world without it, we take it as a given and we take it for granted. Ella Hickson's audacious stage epic, “Oil,” tilts time on its axis to serve an…
HONG KONG — Chinese production house Dreams Of Dragon Pictures has signed a three year deal with China Film Company, part of state-owned giant China Film Group. The deal, described as "a strategic…
China's "Cloud Atlas"-backer Dreams of the Dragon Pictures has appointed Christopher DeHau Lee as its president of film entertainment.
China's appetite for movies -- both American and local -- is far from being satisfied, setting up the Chinese box office for more explosive growth in coming years.
The 28-year old native of Beijing caught the public's eye as a host of MTV in China. She made her bigscreen debut in the Chinese remake of "What Women Want."
To tell six interwoven stories spanning 500 years and multiple locations, the three directors ran parallel productions in different countries and together coordinated complex visual effects overseen…
The transformative power of special makeup effects -- the ability to alter an actor's appearance using prosthetic materials, facial painting and additional hairpieces -- is on full display with the…
Disney's much-maligned tentpole "John Carter" received some measure of redemption from the Acad on Thursday with the news that it's made the list of 10 pics set for the Oscar visual effects bakeoff.
Early on in Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln," the president apologizes for holding a roomful of people captive by indulging himself one last parable: "As the preacher said, 'I could write shorter…
If "Cloud Atlas" was an acting dream -- the chance to play six roles in one movie! -- it was a casting challenge of epic proportions for Lora Kennedy.
After a gloomy domestic opening, "Cloud Atlas" could use a silver lining -- and producer Grant Hill is convinced there is one, forecasting sunshine for the film's global rollout.