Chen Kaige

‘Battle at Lake Changjin’ Breaks China’s All-Time Box Office Record

“The Battle at Lake Changjin” has become the highest grossing film of all time in China, after nearly two months of release. Co-directed by a trio of major…

‘Battle at Lake Changjin’ Sets U.K., Ireland Releases (EXCLUSIVE)

Trinity Cine Asia has acquired “The Battle at Lake Changjin” from Taipei-based sales firm Distribution Workshop and is set to release the war epic in the U.K. and…

China’s ‘Battle at Lake Changjin’ Marching to North American, Australian Release

Chinese distributor CMC Pictures said Wednesday that it will release jingoistic Chinese war film “The Battle at Lake Changjin” in North America next week. The film is currently…

China’s ‘Battle at Lake Changjin’ Becomes 2021’s Highest-Grossing Film Worldwide, Preps Sequel

On Friday, China’s Korean War epic “The Battle at Lake Changjin” became the highest-grossing film in the world for 2021, surpassing the Chinese New Year breakout comedy hit…

‘Dune’ Digs Up $22 Million Opening China Weekend On Path Towards Estimated $35 Million Cume

“Dune” didn’t quite manage to spice up its China open after a middling $6 million first day in the country on Friday. The film grossed just $21.6 million…

France’s Oscar Submission: Three Women Filmmakers Among Possible Selections That Could End 30-Year Drought

France has been a supreme force in the Oscars’ international feature race for decades. This year, three acclaimed films from women directors — Céline Sciamma, Audrey Diwan and…

China’s ‘Battle at Lake Changjin’ Claims Global Box Office Crown With $203 Million Weekend

China’s ‘The Battle at Lake Changjin’ was the highest grossing film anywhere in the world over the past weekend, with a $203 million haul. That score was fractionally…

Mike Goodridge to Step Down as Macao Film Festival is Canceled

Mike Goodridge, who was appointed artistic director of the International Film Festival & Awards Macao (IFFAM) in 2017, is stepping down after four editions. The festival will not…

‘Dune’ Unleashes ‘China Exclusive’ Trailer Revealing New Details

“Dune” is seeking to lure in China viewers with a new trailer revealing not-yet-seen scenes billed as a “China exclusive.” Without dropping spoilers, the clip shows new images…

China’s ‘The Battle at Lake Changjin’ Opens Beijing Intl. Film Festival With Rocketing Box Office Forecasts

A battalion of producers and stars worked the opening night red carpet of the Beijiing Intl. Film Festival Tuesday for the world premiere of their mammoth Chinese war…

China’s Film Students Told That Morality Should Be Their Top Priority

Following a string of celebrity scandals, Chinese officials have told young filmmakers entering China’s top film school that their foremost task is to develop the “moral cultivation” necessary…

‘Dune’ and ‘No Time to Die’ Set China Release Dates, Confirming Entry to World’s Largest Film Market

After months with few significant new Hollywood releases, both “Dune” and ‘No Time to Die’ finalized their China opening dates on Sunday, officially confirming their outing in the…