Showbiz

Michael Jackson's orbit, 10 years later

​In the months following pop icon Michael Jackson's shock death on June 25, 2009, his inner circle found themselves thrust into the spotlight.

Monkey King Contest held in nature reserve

A contest designed to spark more interest in traditional Chinese culture, 50 contestants from across China have taken part in a competition to imitate the Monkey King from the classic tale "The Journey to the West" in a nature reserve for Macaca in Henan Province.

​ New Spider-Man film to hit Chinese screens Friday

​"Spider-Man: Far from Home," the latest installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, will hit Chinese theatres on Friday.

​Nicki Minaj forces boyfriend into 'Megatron' video

​Nicki Minaj says she had to force her boyfriend, Kenneth Petty, to appear in her new video for "MEGATRON."

Innovative filmmaking needed: Golden Goblet Awards judge

"Filmmakers should make films which echo the same sentiments from them, as well as other people. This is the foundation for telling a good story via films," said Zhao Tao, the only female member of the 2019 Golden Goblet Awards jury.

Int'l children's dramas to hit China in July

57 children's dramas from China and abroad are to begin taking the stage next month in several Chinese cities, including Beijing, Jinan and Chengdu.

Woody and Buzz propel "Toy Story 4" to box-office dominance

With "Toy Story 4," Pixar has again struck box-office gold, as the family-oriented sequel about Sheriff Woody, Buzz Lightyear and friends booked an estimated $118 million in weekend ticket sales in North America, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday.

SIFF Golden Goblet Awards announced

​The Golden Goblet Awards were held the Shanghai Grand Theatre on Sunday, June 23, 2019.

Golden Goblet awards unveiled at Shanghai Int'l Film Festival

​Iranian movie "Castle of Dreams" won the best feature film award at the Golden Goblet Awards section of the 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival Sunday.

'To Live To Sing' wins big at SIFF's Asian New Talent Awards ceremony

The Asian New Talent Awards for the 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival were held at the Shanghai Da Ning Theatre on Friday, June 21, 2019.

UN refugee agency holds film festival in Beijing

A film festival focused on the plight of refugees around the world was held in Beijing this week by the United Nations, reports thepaper.cn.

SIFF unveils Asian New Talent Awards

​The Asian New Talent Awards for the 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival were held at the Shanghai Da Ning Theatre on Friday, June 21, 2019. 14 films were shortlisted for the awards across 6 categories.

"Toy Story 4" hits Chinese screens

Pixar and Disney's animation film "Toy Story 4" hit Chinese mainland screens on Friday.

Gao Xixi's new film hits theatres following promotions at SIFF

The latest film by the director Gao Xixi, "Advance Wave Upon Wave", was in the spotlight at the Shanghai International Film Festival this week ahead of its opening in cinemas on Friday.

SIFF helps U.S. find out good Chinese films and show it in New York

Filmmakers have gathered in Shanghai for the ongoing Shanghai International Film Festival. Samuel Jamier, the executive director of the New York Asian Film Festival, is among them. 

‘The Sun Above Me Never Sets’ wins big at Belt and Road Film Night

The Belt and Road Film Night is being held at Walt Disney Grand Theater. The film night is the awards ceremony for The Belt and Road Film Week. 

UK National Martini Day

To celebrate National Martini Day on Wednesday, some of London's finest bartenders and most skilled mixologists have been showing off their innovative and classic takes on the popular cocktail.

Three "Belt and Road Film Night" Awards Announced

The Belt and Road Film Night was held at the Walt Disney Grand Theater in Shanghai last night. It's the awards ceremony for the Belt and Road Film Week.

China's advantage in filmmaking lies in its culture: Guo Fan

"Wandering Earth" Director Guo Fan said the industrial development of China's film industry is not mature yet, and the biggest advantage that the Chinese filmmakers can take of is their national culture.

Taylor Swift's new video features Ellen, RuPaul and more

Taylor Swift's new music video features a number of famous faces, including Ellen DeGeneres, Laverne Cox, RuPaul and the cast of "Queer Eye."

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