Tencent Pictures, one of the film units of Chinese social media giant Tencent, plans to spend more than $295 million (RMB2 billion) on film production in China and Hollywood. The one year old unit…
Chinese director Lu Chuan is attached to helm and produce Tristine Skyler's adaptation of the award-winning memoir “River Town” by Peter Hessler. Jamie Gordon and Courtney Potts of Fugitive Films are…
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…
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Lu Chuan's epic demands rigorous attention from anyone unfamiliar with Chinese history, making expansion beyond fest and arthouse venues unlikely.
Matthew Loeb was reelected unanimously to a four-year term as president of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, the union that reps more than 110,000 below-the-line showbiz employees…
Fox Searchlight will release the late James Gandolfini's "Enough Said" on Sept. 20 in the U.S. in a platform opening.
An overlong and under-conceived reunion between "Blue Valentine" director Derek Cianfrance and star Ryan Gosling.
Marking its final push into theaters, Sony-MGM's "Skyfall" launched in China on Monday, at a record-setting 8,079 screens, for a boffo $5.1 million opening-day gross. Pic has now tallied more than…
The flight of Albanians to Italy two decades ago is the subject of Rolando Sejko's "Anija. The Ship," a docu whose similarity to Daniele Vicari's recent "The Human Cargo" could limit its exposure…
Zhang Yimou's great gift for stories of resilient women serves him well in this uniquely harrowing account of the rape of Nanjing.
Nanjing massacre chronicle "City of Life and Death" lives up to hype and expectations.