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Reviews, movie news and screenings in Beijing

The Hong Kong film invasion
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The Hong Kong film invasion

Mainland Chinese movies are being fuelled by Hong Kong filmmakers

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Preview: 2017 in film
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Preview: 2017 in film

What to catch in Chinese cinemas this year

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Berlinale Showcase
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Berlinale Showcase

Selection of recent top picks from the Berlin Film Festival

11-28 Feb
Various locations
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Josh Frank: 'These people are worthy of being documented'
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Josh Frank: 'These people are worthy of being documented'

We spoke to the director of a new documentary about trans people in Asia

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Top 100 Mainland Chinese films of all time

100 best Chinese Mainland Films: the countdown
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100 best Chinese Mainland Films: the countdown

Discover the best of Chinese cinema with the top 100 Mainland movies

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Popular Film features

Jia Zhangke's best films
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Jia Zhangke's best films

Best films by renowned Chinese director, Jia Zhangke

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Beyond the multiplex: Beijing's best cinemas
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Beyond the multiplex: Beijing's best cinemas

The best alternative moviegoing experiences Beijing has to offer

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A bluffer's guide to Chinese film
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A bluffer's guide to Chinese film

Ten things you didn't know about China's rich film history

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Beijing's most famous film locations
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Beijing's most famous film locations

Beijing has been the setting for everything from Communist propaganda to Oscar-winning epics

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5 romantic Chinese films
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5 romantic Chinese films

Ditch Hollywood and give China's best romantic films a try

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The best of Chinese film

Sexiest Chinese films
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Sexiest Chinese films

Get that pause button ready! Here's the sexiest Chinese Mainland films ever released

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The best and worst of Mainland China's top directors
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The best and worst of Mainland China's top directors

Time Out profiles the hits and misses of the Mainland's most celebrated directors

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Deja viewing: a guide to Chinese remakes
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Deja viewing: a guide to Chinese remakes

Time Out breaks down the which to watch of Chinese film remakes

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Chinese film propaganda's biggest hits and misfires
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Chinese film propaganda's biggest hits and misfires

It's a fine line between success and failure in Chinese propaganda

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Top ten Chinese film soundtracks
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Top ten Chinese film soundtracks

Click the images to hear Chinese film's best scores and accompaniments

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Popular Film interviews

Interview: Chen Kaige
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Interview: Chen Kaige

On his new martial arts movie, the Cultural Revolution and more

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Interview: John Woo
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Interview: John Woo

Ahead of the release The Crossing, the legendary director talks with Time Out

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Interview: Jia Zhangke
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Interview: Jia Zhangke

Director Jia Zhangke talks about his new film, shooting the future and...dumplings

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Interview: Zhang Yimou
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Interview: Zhang Yimou

The legendary director talks about The Flowers of War.

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Movies to watch online

Top 5 HD movies on Youku
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Top 5 HD movies on Youku

Top Chinese and international films to stream on Youku and LeTV

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Top 5 comedies on Youku
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Top 5 comedies on Youku

Five classic comedies that you can watch for free without a VPN

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Top 5 Oscar winners on Youku
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Top 5 Oscar winners on Youku

Five Oscar winners you can watch online without a VPN

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Top 5 vintage Disney cartoons on Youku
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Top 5 vintage Disney cartoons on Youku

Get ready for the opening of Mainland China's first Disneyland with some old black and white classics

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