Three-Body Conundrum: Why Liu Cixin’s Trilogy Defies Adaptation

Three-Body’s epic scale and its fiercely guarded fan base present challenges to adaptations


The Female-Perspective Films Enriching Chinese Cinema

Discover five recent female-centered films and the women directors behind them


The Rise of Female Perspectives in China’s Movie Industry

The female pioneers of China’s film industry and how they’re continuing to bring important, fresh perspectives to the big screen


A New Movie Takes Aim at China’s Corporate Culture

“Johnny Keep Walking!” has struck a chord with young Chinese workers who relate to its biting satire of pointless bureaucracy, lazy bosses, and the tradition of annual galas at Chinese companies


Chinese-Language Christmas Movies To Stream Right Now

Tired of “Love Actually” and “Home Alone”? Here are four Chinese-language Christmas movies to watch this festive season.


Three New Chinese Documentaries to Watch

Chinese films that impressed at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam this November


Total Recap: The Rise of Bite-Sized Cinema

From short summaries to full contextual breakdowns, movie recap videos are diverse, controversial, and wildly popular


Invisible Summit | Review

The story of the first blind Chinese person to summit the world’s highest mountain makes for a compelling documentary


5 of the Best Movies from FIRST International Film Festival

These movies won over audiences and judges at China’s biggest movie festival for young filmmakers


5 Chinese Films to Watch For From the Shanghai International Film Festival

After a long hiatus, China’s largest film festival is back and, with it, some of the best Chinese films of the year so far