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Chinese Cinema

Where Is The Next 'Crouching Tiger'?

AP | KELVIN CHAN | Posted 05.19.2013 | Entertainment

HONG KONG — The surprise hit in Chinese theaters last year was a low-budget, wacky road-trip comedy that even beat out global blockbuster "Avata...

The Tiny Chinese Film That Beat 'Titanic'

AP | Posted 03.04.2013 | Entertainment

BEIJING — A low-budget, domestically produced comedy has unexpectedly become the highest-grossing Chinese film to date. Chinese state media say...

Crouching Tiger vs. Slobbering Slumdog: What Ang Lee Gets Right About Globalization

Chi Tung | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chi Tung

Slumdog might be a shining example of how to package a transglobal blockbuster. But its fatal flaw is that it often treats globalization, the lingua franca of today's world, as unassailable gospel.