To be honest, I only created this post for the picture above – Hu Ge and Wan Qian are absolutely gorgeous. The Wild Goose Lake also stars Gwei Lun-mei and Liao Fan, and is tentatively scheduled for an August premiere.
Jia Zhangke (Touch of Sin, Mountains May Depart) often creates contemplative stories that reflect issues in society, and I’m expecting his new romantic thriller Ash is Purest White 江湖儿女 to do the same.
For lucky folks in the LA, DC and Hawaii area, this fall will bring a rare chance to catch old and new Chinese films on the big screen with English subs! Continue reading
The year is almost a quarter over (I know!), but 2014 is a really exciting year for Chinese film and it would be a waste not to take a look at all the great stuff that’s going to be released soon. This year, as some have noted, will be the year of big director comebacks, from Red Cliff’s John Woo to Zhang Yimou and many others. (Thanks to Mookie for everything about this post, I’m just here to spread the word.)
(Also, you’ll soon realize that Huang Xiao Ming does not rest… I believe he has at least 4 films this year alone, excluding dramas!!)
This list is in no way exhaustive. Continue reading