The New King of Comedy (China, 2019): The Unexpected Shape-Shifting of Stephen Chow

In 2008, Stephen Chow Sing Chi retired from acting, announcing that he would focus entirely on directing and screenwriting. He then co-directed a re-interpretation of the Monkey King called Journey To The West: Conquering The […]

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on Mar, 24 · in Features

Monk Comes Down the Mountain (China, 2015)

Returning to his comfort zone of Chinese history following a rare contemporary outing with the media satire Caught in the Web (2012), venerable Fifth Generation director Chen Kaige is nonetheless keen to show that he has […]

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on Jul, 08 · in Reviews

Blind Shaft (China, 2003)

Li Yang’s feature debut Blind Shaft was one of the breakthrough independent films from mainland China in the early-200s in terms of receiving art-house theatrical exposure beyond the festival circuit and prompting debate regarding economic […]

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on Jun, 27 · in Reviews

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