Tag: chinesecinema

SHADOW Interview: Actress Sun Li Sheds Light on Zhang Yimou's Latest

In Shadow, actress Sun Li portrays a noblewoman trapped in a deadly game of deception, as she must pass a body double off as her husband, a great and powerful commander at odds with their king.   In an exclusive...

New York Asian 2018 Interview: Star Asia Winner Jiang Wu and Director Xin Yukun Talk WRATH OF SILENCE

From his early days in films like Zhang Yimou’s To Live, to titles like Shower, Let the Bullets Fly, and A Touch of Sin, Jiang Wu has risen to become one of China’s greatest actors.  At the New York Asian...

New York Asian 2018 Interview: Hong Kong Action Legend Dante Lam and Producer Candy Leung Talk OPERATION RED SEA

The New York Asian Film Festival is celebrating a true Master of Action.  Director/producer/writer Dante Lam’s career spans Hong Kong’s Golden Age with films like Beast Cops, Twins Effect, Jiang Hu, through today with Beast Stalker, Unbeatable, and To The Fore....

Interview: Director Xu Haofeng Mixes Philosophy, Politics And Knives In THE FINAL MASTER

A director who’s won awards as a screenwriter, martial arts choreographer and literary novelist, Xu Haofeng seriously believes in multitasking.  The writer of Wong Kar Wai’s The Grandmaster and Chen Kaige’s Monk Comes Down the Mountain, Xu sits in the...

NYAFF 2013 Review: BEIJING BLUES, A Fascinating Docudrama About A City Of Contradictions

Working with mostly non-actors and unobtrusive handheld cinematography by Wu Di, director Gao Gushu creates an intimate portrayal of Beijing that one rarely sees in films. Beijing Blues is a police procedural shot in the documentary fashion, taking place in Haidian...