BANKING ON THE BIG BUCKS
LOVE DEPOSIT COUNTS ON HOTSHOT ACTOR TO WOO AUDIENCESDevoid of big festivals and substantial holidays, March is largely considered off season for the Chinese film market. However, the absence of big-b
THE BUDGET BLOCKBUSTER
HOW LOST IN THAILAND MADE MIDDLE KINGDOM FORTUNEAs the Chinese cinema industry gorges itself on an ever-growing numbers of moviegoers, 2012 was a year of record-breaking revenue, as the title of ‘hig
007: THE SINO FILES
LING LING QI MEETS THE CCP: JAMES BOND IN CHINASkyfall finally hit Chinese cinemas in end of January. To celebrate – and because we’ll find any excuse to feature our favorite secret agent – we’ve
HOLLYWOOD AT HOME(January)
The Man with the Iron FistsWu-Tang Clan’s main man RZA directs and stars in this martial arts movie, in which he plays a blacksmith in 19th-century China. Joined by Russell Crowe (murderous Brit), Lu
The great thing about the Academy Awards – or worst thing, depending on your perspective – is that they’re annual. Thus,...
12-10-prd-arts-Sino-Cinephile Wong Kar-wai 2.jpg When it was announced that Wong Kar-wai would lead the jury at next yea...
HOLLYWOOD AT HOME(October 2012)
expendables 2-poster.jpg The Expendables 2 Sylvester Stallone once again leads a team of leather-skinned meatheads for t...