‘Love After Love’ Review: Ann Hui’s Pretty, Empty Melodrama Set in Pre-War Hong Kong

Tracking the very gentle wising-up of a naive, wide-eyed ingenue over the course of a few eventful pre-war years, the film begins as Weilong (Ma), a Shanghainese student come to Hong Kong to finish her education away from her stifling father’s influence, arrives at the gates of a palatial villa. She is met by two […]

Long-awaited Mulan makes its debut on Disney Plus

While the film is initially skipping theaters in the United States, Disney’s 2020 nonmusical iteration of its 1998 classic will grace big screens in some international markets, including China, where its release in cinemas has been set for Sept 11, Disney said.

BFI London Film Festival 2020 full line-up, dates, opening and closing galas, virtual screenings

Mangrove director Steve McQueen said: “I couldn’t be happier that Mangrove will open this year’s BFI London Film Festival. Although the themes are universal, Mangrove is a London story. It may have happened 50 years ago, but it’s as relevant today as it was then.”

remake finally out - with Chinese characteristics

However, the most recent rendition, was crafted targeting the Chinese market, which has evolved to become the world’s second-biggest movie market in recent years. The film places much greater emphasis on traditional Chinese values, such as duty to family, some critics said.