ARTS

My Country, My Cinema

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

DIALECTS

Fangyan Friday #8: Hong Kong Cantonese

English loanwords have changed this language of the Guangfu people and gangster films

ARTS

‘Infinity War’ triggers film tourism

The new Avengers movie is out tonight in China, but some people already saw it—by going abroad

ARTS

China’s Bollywood Renaissance

From 50s class dramas to the recent ‘Dangal’ and ‘Secret Superstar,’ Indian films find a sympathetic Chinese audience

ARTS, TRADITIONAL CULTURE

TWOC’s Films of the Year

From Bollywood to propaganda, here are our picks for 2017

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Sightless Cinema

A day at Beijing’s Xin Mu Cinema, a low-key venue that provides movie screenings to the blind

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

‘Brother Orange’ saga to hit big screen

And the film will star Jim Parsons, AKA Sheldon from the Big Bang Theory

ARTS

Coming soon: Must-watch Fall films

With just four months left to go, here’s nine of the best upcoming movies in 2017

ARTS

Chinese Movie Translations: Fall 2017

Foreign film names get nonsensical once again as film title translators phone it in

ARTS

Nationalist ‘Wolf Warrior 2’ smashes records

Action flick is China’s biggest-ever box-office success, but is it propaganda?

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