FILM

Master’s Return

Zhang Yimou writes “scar literature” about cinema in One Second, a film set in the Cultural Revolution

FILM

Deity Defying

Can the legend of Jiang Ziya propel Chinese animated cinema to new heights?

ARTS

My Country, My Cinema

Two recent releases try to push the boundaries of “patriotic” filmmaking

ARTS

The Wandering Earth

What does the success of The Wandering Earth spell for the future of Chinese cinema and sci-fi?

ARTS, TRADITIONAL CULTURE

‘Silence’ Proves Golden

The critical and commercial success of two recent indie movies shows the growing clout of non-mainstream cinema

ARTS, TRADITIONAL CULTURE

The ‘Ex’ Factor

How a low-budget comedy about sexist boyfriends became a box-office smash

ARTS

China’s Most Hated Actress?

Jing Tian may be conquering Hollywood, but at home she has noisy detractors

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