China has yet to establish much of a visual effects industry built on quality of work. Indeed most Chinese filmmakers tend to use Thai or Korean shops, as their graphics are better than those from…
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…
Thailand has a solid tradition of moviegoing, but its main lures for bizzers are its spectacular scenery for location work and well-appointed facilities.
Domestic Film DAILY
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$40.7M Sony / Columbia 22.26%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$60.2M Fox 29.30%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$862,914 Cumulative:$18.9M Focus 17.65%
Four Thai teenagers get a harsh reality check while trying to learn a traditional dance to fulfill their religious pledges in "Tang Wong," a coming-of-ager that turns the typically cheesy…
The act of photography and the role it plays in how people and places are remembered is elegantly examined in "36."
The hardscrabble existence of Chinese Burmese refugees in Thailand is examined in "Poor Folk," an absorbing sophomore feature by Burma-born, Taiwan-based multihyphenate Midi Z.
An unconventional cross-cultural love story with a sharp social sting, "Mai Ratima" tells of a runaway Thai immigrant and a small-town drifter lost in the bright lights of Seoul.
The most harrowing disaster movie in many a moon, "The Impossible" marries a tremendous feat of physical filmmaking to an emotional true story of family survival.
BEIJING -- The first edition of Thailand's Hua Hin Film Fest is set to bow Jan. 26 with the screening of South Korean pic "Always," followed by the unspooling of 50 movies over four days.
"P-047" offers much to stimulate open-minded viewers, but its willful elusiveness reps a challenge for general auds.