When a doomsday device is up for grabs in Hong Kong, the city becomes a potential Ground Zero in “Helios,” a spy action-thriller that reps a savvy model of Hong Kong-Chinese co-production. The…
After his wistful, lyrical directing debut, "Secret," Mando-pop star Jay Chou makes a brash departure with "The Rooftop," a raucous '70s action-musical about a group of slackers and their brawling…
BEIJING — “Iron Man 3” is already a huge hit with audiences in China, but their reaction to the scenes inserted for the local version has been less than enthusiastic. Auds at the Lumiere Pavilions…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
A superstar in China, Variety's 2013 Asian Star of the Year Li Bingbing recently crossed over to international English-language fare with "Resident Evil: Retribution."
How Hollywood releases its films in China has always been a murky and ever-changing process. Now "Iron Man 3" creates the latest wrinkle in what it takes to do business in the world's second-largest…
Marvel has added leading Chinese actor Wang Xueqi to the cast of Robert Downey Jr. starrer "Iron Man 3," putting the film one step closer to playing on Chinese screens.
BEIJING -- Helmer Chen Kaige's contemporary social drama about online witchhunts, "Caught in the Web," has been selected as mainland China's contender in the foreign language film category at next…
An engrossing, if lengthy social drama in which a woman's minor public misconduct plunges her into a dragnet of cyber witch-hunting that unseats relationships, careers and a business empire, the…
A Chinese propaganda film without the heavy dogma and dour treatment that would have been expected a generation ago, "Beginning of the Great Revival" is a slick and lavish historical epic charting…
An emotionally fertile exploration of paternal love and revenge, and a welcome return to form for Chen Kaige.
"Reign of Assassins" is a delightful martial-arts romp that occasionally lacks clarity, finesse.