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[Feature] Production Teams behind Popular C-Drama and C-Movies

Yumama is at work! Let’s see, who should I ship next?

The second part of my feature~ Here is a list of the most well known production teams and directors for Chinese projects :)

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Matt Damon in 'The Great Wall' movie: Director defends casting white man

It’s a disturbing trend in cinema: when actors or actresses of a completely different race are cast in specific roles.

Recent examples include the rumours that Caucasian Leonardo DiCaprio was to be… 555 more words


China, Hollywood, and the Global Future of Film Production

The Numbers Game is a monthly column breaking down the economics of modern filmmaking to show just how big of an impact they have on the movies that make it to release. 1,748 more words

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The Great Wall - Trailer

What is it with Matt Damon and comments and/or activities of a racially-dubious nature?

First there were the comments made during his and Ben Affleck’s HBO series– 255 more words


The Great Wall, Matt Damon, and the Thing About Chinese Money

The trailer for The Great Wall, starring Matt Damon and directed by Zhang Yimou, dropped yesterday and my first reaction to seeing it:

What. The. 1,041 more words


Happy Times (幸福时光, Zhang Yimou, 2000)

Possibly the most successful of China’s Fifth Generation filmmakers, Zhang Yimou is not particularly known for his sense of humour though Happy Times (幸福时光, Xìngfú Shíguāng) is nothing is not drenched in irony. 795 more words

Here's The Trailer For The Great Wall!

Oh my God, I just watched the trailer for The Great Wall and it looks like it might actually be a lot of fun!  Monsters are threatening to destroy the Great Wall of China but don’t worry!   57 more words