Is festival silverware or box office weighting more important in adding to China's claim?
At Chinese New year, free-market HK turned to local films first, Chinese pictures next.
With more and more foreign films now being allowed into China, and potential revenues that can be earned having risen to 25% (from as little as 13%), one might think that doing business in China is…
After wending its way through the international festival circuit since its 2007 debut, “Monkey: Journey to the West” has arrived at Lincoln Center, which is running this eye-popping extravaganza of…
With a history of infusing classic tales with fresh theatricality, auteur-director Mary Zimmerman ("Metamorphoses") is both a natural choice to adapt a Disney film to the stage and a nearly…
The Beijing Municipal Government has unveiled 15 winners in its inaugural international screenwriting contest for U.S.-based scribes of all nationalities. The feature winners are “The Panjiayuan…
With the eyes of the Gotham theater industry focused on the current Tony race, you might not notice that in an under-the-radar Down Under locale, there's a big new stage show swinging into production.
Visuals are more dazzling than the storytelling in "Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons." A qualified return to form for Hong Kong hitmaker Stephen Chow ("Kung Fu Hustle) after mushy sci-fier…
A rap version of "La Jetee," experimental film vet Ken Jacobs' take on the Nazis and singer-actress Brie Larson's directing debut are among projects set for Sundance's short film lineup, which totals…
Chinese real estate company Zhonghong has signed up U.S.-based entertainment-venue developers Thinkwell to design a $1.53 billion theme park based on the Monkey King legend on the outskirts of…