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Crowd control Chinese-style

Most activities in China for tourists involve large crowds. One example was my trip with two friends to see the evening performance, Impression Sanjie Liu, on the River Li in Yangshou, a tourist town nestling among craggy limestone peaks in China’s southern karst scenery. 634 more words

Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles

Veteran actor Ken Takamura dwells on past mistakes in this drama from The director of House of Flying Daggers

When western audiences talk about cinema from East Asian, a few specific genres (and movies associated with them) spring to mind, specifically: horror, marital arts, historical epics, yakuza/triad and anime. 934 more words



E’ un film che non ha suscitato l’entusiasmo dei critici per la impostazione scelta da Zhang Yimou, cioè la realizzazione di un “melodramma intimista”. Forse i critici si aspettavano un film drammatico con ostentazione di sentimenti, conflitti esplosivi, scene madri e così via. 678 more words


Zhang Yimou’s ‘Great Wall’ Now Shooting For Legendary East

Production has begun on “The Great Wall,” Chinese director Zhang Yimou’s first English-language film. The movie is also the first for Legendary East, the ambitious Chinese offshoot of Hollywood super-producer Legendary Entertainment. 400 more words


China's LeTV Hires Zhang Yimou, Tsui Hark To Sell Smart Phones

Top film directors Tsui Hark and Zhang Yimou will make video content for LeTV, the Chinese online video group as it moves further into the e-commerce business. 231 more words


This Week at The Hand Grenade's Headquarters #22

Ju Dou (Zhang Yimou, 1990)

Only a year before he directed the largely superior Raise the Red Lantern, Zhang Yimou showed signs of his promising transition from cinematography to directing in the good-looking melodrama… 886 more words

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Confirmed That Luhan Will Star in Zhang Yimou’s Movie “The Great Wall”

Luhan’s going to make his Hollywood debut in the movie “The Great Wall” which also includes cast members like Matt Damon. 182 more words