Japan's film industry finds opportunities in
The Japan NewsJapan's film industry finds opportunities in ChinaThe Japan NewsKadokawa Corp., which has long paid attention to the Chinese market, will produce “Ku-Kai” as a Japan-China joint production to be directed by Chen Kaige. The story is based on a novel by Baku Yumemakura. Shota Sometani plays the lead character, ...and more »
Posted on 3 March 2017 | 5:34 pm
Yao Ming, Jackie Chan, Mo Yan: China's
The Straits TimesYao Ming, Jackie Chan, Mo Yan: China's annual CPPCC is a star-studded eventThe Straits TimesAcclaimed director Chen Kaige was the first Chinese director to win the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1993, with his movie Farewell My Concubine. Chen, 64, said at the March 2016 session that he has high expectations for China's art culture ...and more »
Posted on 2 March 2017 | 8:04 pm
MOVIE REVIEW: Matt Damon's The Great Wall
The ReporterMOVIE REVIEW: Matt Damon's The Great Wall gets lostThe ReporterZhang's Bejing Film Academy classmate Chen Kaige had a smaller but similarly-puzzling misfire with his English language debut, Killing Me Softly, starring Joseph Fiennes, Heather Graham and Natascha McElhone. The largest film ever to be shot entirely ...
Posted on 19 February 2017 | 11:01 pm
Alien monsters are no match for Matt Damon
NEWS.com.auAlien monsters are no match for Matt Damon in epic Chinese action fantasy The Great WallNEWS.com.auZhang's Bejing Film Academy classmate Chen Kaige had a smaller but similarly-puzzling misfire with his English language debut, Killing Me Softly, starring Joseph Fiennes, Heather Graham and Natascha McElhone. The largest film ever to be shot entirely ...and more »
Posted on 18 February 2017 | 12:03 am
'China Night' offers chance to share in
'China Night' offers chance to share in glitz of Academy AwardsChinadaily USACurrent Chinese film stars on the guest list are: Jackie Chan, director Chen Kaige, Joan Chen, Fan Bingbing, Sun Li, Tang Guoqiang, Zeng Zhiwei, Sun Haiying, Wang Baoqiang, Liu Xiaoqing, Chen Hong, Vivian Wu, Lv Liping and Deng Chao. "Jackie Chan's ...
Posted on 16 February 2017 | 7:14 am
China Premier Pledges Tougher Enforcement to
Before China's annual legislative meetings in Beijing, the documentary Under the Dome went viral online. But one day after the National People’s Congress opened it was ordered to be taken offline, after more than 200 million people had watched it. China's newly appointed environmental minister had even praised the film. The documentary by former state-run television reporter Chai Jing looks at ...
Posted on 15 March 2015 | 9:18 am
Chinese fusion for the artistic palate
Through the work of Chinese directors – especially the Fifth Generation, including Chen Kaige, Zhang Yimou, and Tian Zhuangzhuang – the show also addresses China’s role in shaping its own self-image. At times borrowing from Orientalist tropes ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 7:37 pm
Chinese Taoist Association wants the Monk Comes Down the Mountain movie removed from all theatres in China. Award-winning director Chen Kaige, well-known for his 1993 movie Farewell My Concubine,...
Posted on 7 August 2015 | 10:00 am
Latest Chen Kaige film enrages some Taoists
Palme d'Or winning director Chen Kaige's latest Kungfu film Monk Comes Down the Mountain has angered a senior Chinese Taoist, who said the film demonized his religion. The film has tainted the image of the Chinese Taoism, said Meng Chongran, vice chairman ...
Posted on 21 July 2015 | 6:57 pm
Chinese Director Chen Kaige Signs With CAA
Top Chinese director Chen Kaige has signed with CAA and will be repped out of Los Angeles and Beijing, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. Chen's point agent is in L.A., and he will also be represented through CAA's Beijing office, which is ...
Posted on 14 July 2015 | 4:40 pm
Chen Kaige’s ‘Monk’ To Get 3D IMAX
“The Monk Comes Down Down the Mountain,” the new film by top Chinese director Chen Kaige, is set to be presented in 3D Imax version. The martial arts epic, which stars Aaron Kwok, Lin Chiling, Wang Baoqiang and Fan Wei, is set for release in China on July
Posted on 14 June 2015 | 10:56 pm