Top Chinese director Zhang Yimou and his former muse, star actress Gong Li have begun production on the aptly named drama "Return."
The Flowers Of War
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…
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.
The bells of Notre Dame are starting to ring as “Hero” helmer Zhang Yimou is in talks to direct “Quasimodo” for Warner Bros. The film has been in development for Warners for some time with Josh…
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…
This attractively packaged, moderately enjoyable account of China's rags-to-riches history lacks a contempo pulse.
An adaptation of Choderlos de Laclos' 1782 novel transposed to 1930s Shanghai, "Dangerous Liaisons" plays it safe, evoking old-school Hollywood romances without new stylistic variations.
"Super 8," "Hugo" and "The Adventures of Tintin" took top honors Sunday at the Motion Picture Sound Editors 59th annual Golden Reel Awards, held at the Westin Bonaventure in downtown Los Angeles.
SHANGHAI -- China's B.O. gross swept past $2 billion for the first time in 2011, according to the head of the country's film bureau, a 29% hike on the previous year.
"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."
The 3D is terrific in "Flying Swords of Dragon Gate," but helmer Tsui Hark's costume actioner -- the first Chinese-lingo movie shown in the stereoscopic Imax format -- is let down by two-dimensional…