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38. The Road Home

It’s the rare filmmaker who can make me scrunch up my face to hold back tears with just a title, an image, and a plot summary on Amazon: … 559 more words

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Veteran Japanese actor Ken Takakura dies at 83

Veteran Japanese actor Ken Takakura has died of lymphoma. The actor, known as the “Clint Eastwood” of Japan, passed away at a Tokyo hospital on November 10.  81 more words

Opinion: Chinese Productions

I saw this movie over the summer, and thought it was a pretty good dance film.  It is not as bad as the Hollywood-made dance films that everyone seems to hate on.   699 more words


“Many things, feelings especially, are common to all human beings. As long as the film appeals to universal human feelings, all audiences will enjoy it.”

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In Their Words

Legendary Confirms Budget Hike and Language for Zhang Yimou's 'Great Wall'

“The Great Wall,” the first movie to emerge from Legendary Entertainment’s Legendary East stable, will be top Chinese director Zhang Yimou’s first English-language film.

The language of the dialog and the budget – now pegged at $135 million – were confirmed Wednesday by Legendary East CEO Peter Loehr at the U.S.-China Film Summit in Downtown Los Angeles. 203 more words


Raise the Red Lantern Review: The Tyranny of Authority

China isn’t known for embracing progressive ideals. To this day, it’s ruled by an overbearing and borderline oppressive government. Human rights violations are as commonplace there as dimsum shops. 1,111 more words