If the Chinese government wishes for Chinese films to circulate internationally, China simply needs to produce better films, which not only an international audience, but first a Chinese audience at home, will find enjoyable
Now that The Great Wall is finally out, we can finally make our judgements about it as a film in and of itself, rather than basing our impressions on trailers. The film ultimately reveals far more complicated racial dynamics than simply just Hollywood "whitewashing"
Fight For Justice is a film focusing on prominent activist lawyers who have recently emerged in Taiwan, following the lives of several such lawyers through some of Taiwan’s high-profile legal cases in recent years
The firing of Taiwanese actress Irene Chen from the cast of the upcoming Chinese film GF Vending Machine for pro-Sunflower movement political views would be nothing new, regarding identity struggles in the Sinophone entertainment industry
Not exactly a documentary nor exactly a historical film, recently released experimental film Le Moulin hones in on the lives of Le Moulin Poetry Society, a group of Taiwanese poets active during the Japanese colonial period who were influenced by French surrealism
Hideaki Anno’s Shin Godzilla would be an attempt to grapple with not only post-Fukushima Japan, but also the present moment of uncertainty in Japan with constitutional reinterpretation of Article 9 of the Japanese constitution on the table