Chinese cinema

Zhang Yimous Shadow: An Elegant Merging of Wuxia and Film Noir

Zhang Yimou's 'Shadow': An Elegant Merging of Wuxia and Film Noir

That’s right, he also directed that movie, which nobody wanted or liked.[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1280"] Well Go USA[/caption]Zhang Yimou is one of the premiere arthouse auteurs of Chinese Cinema He emerged in the 1980s with other 5th Generation directors like Chen Kaige and Tian Zhuangzhuang His films critiqued the oppressive structures of Chinese society and[...]

Donnie Yen Explains Why Star Wars Doesnt Work in China

Donnie Yen Explains Why 'Star Wars' Doesn't Work in China

The Chinese box office is becoming more and more important as the budgets of movies continue to get bigger and bigger. There is so much money that needs to be made just for a project to break even that it's hard for them to make enough money domestically. Donnie Yen was recently interviewed by JoBlo […]