The acquisition of Digital Domain 3.0 Saturday by a Hong Kong-based scrap-trading company is in reality just the public face of a complex, long-gestating deal financed by a mysterious Chinese…
A cannily assembled, smoothly made chunk of political filmmaking.
Pic is of interest to Asian specialists.
Hong Kong and China have a lot of synergies to exploit, something recognized by the ambitious shingle J.A. Media, which is taking a straightforward approach and focusing on pics by some of the…
Two star-kissed lovers meet, part and finally are reunited against a backdrop of 14 years of contempo Chinese history in "Summer Palace," an occasionally involving but way over-stretched tapestry…
As firmly fixated on a bygone China, and working with a mix of Chinese and American artists as she was on her previous "Shadow Magic," helmer Ann Hu produces an unappealing, stiff melodrama in…
A well-honed and often diverting Chinese riff on "The Bicycle Thief," indie mainland director Wang Xiaoshuai's "Beijing Bicycle" overplays its slim hand by a good two reels. A surprise winner of the…