In "Westworld," the 1973 feature film written and directed by Michael Crichton, HBO saw a property ripe for updating. The tale is set in a hyper-realistic theme park where robots that are…
‘Raise The Red Lantern’
Last week, Leonardo DiCaprio earned his sixth Academy Award nomination, this time for his grueling, almost wordless performance in "The Revenant." While much has been made of the difficultly of…
Top Chinese director Zhang Yimou and his former muse, star actress Gong Li have begun production on the aptly named drama "Return."
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Steven Spielberg is reported to be interested in working with Chinese director Zhang Yimou on an int'l Chinese film. The two previously tried to team up on the 2008 Olympic Games ceremonies.
BEIJING — China’s most prominent helmer Zhang Yimou was named artistic director of the private Chinese shingle Le Vision Pictures at a gala event in Beijing on Monday. He will also oversee a new…
Seven Stars Film Studios has tapped Gong Li to take the lead role in the China-US co-production of "The Last Empress."
Li Ruijun makes his most accomplished feature yet with the spiritually inclined, generally light-of-touch "Fly With the Crane."
"War films are wonderful challenges," says Thomas Walsh, president of the Art Directors Guild. "But they're right at the top of the food chain in terms of assignments that are difficult to do well."
With a war chest of $94 million, Zhang Yimou's latest project "Heroes of Nanjing" is the most expensive movie ever made in China and marks a bold attempt by the leading Chinese helmer to transform…
"Curse of the Golden Flower" abounds in hysterical, mannered Tang Dynasty-era palace intrigue and dehumanized CGI battle sequences. Despite superstars Chow Yun-fat and Gong Li leading the lavish…
Fresh from his surprise triumph at Venice with "Still Life," Chinese helmer Jia Zhangke's nex pic will focus on youth gangs in the city of Suzhou at the tail end of the Cultural Revolution.