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Reviews, movie news and screenings in Beijing

The best films at the cinema this week
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The best films at the cinema this week

A selection of the best movies currently screening in Beijing

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The most controversial Chinese films of the past decade
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The most controversial Chinese films of the past decade

The films which have caused a real stir with audiences and censors

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Animation nation: China's first animated film for adults is here
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Animation nation: China's first animated film for adults is here

We take a look at China's booming animation industry

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The best films to see in Beijing this August
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The best films to see in Beijing this August

The best screenings and general release films in Beijing this month

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Top 100 Mainland Chinese films of all time

100 best Mainland Chinese films

100 best Mainland Chinese films

The best movies of all time as picked by 88 international film experts

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Popular Film features

The best epic-length Chinese movies
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The best epic-length Chinese movies

Brush up on Chinese cinema with these heavy duty offerings

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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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Interview: Josh Frank
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Interview: Josh Frank

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

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A guide to the Chinese stars
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A guide to the Chinese stars

The biggest names in Chinese cinema right now

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The best of Chinese film

The sexiest Chinese films of all time
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The sexiest Chinese films of all time

Get that pause button ready! Here's our pick of the sexiest Chinese films

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The best and worst of Chinese cinema
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The best and worst of Chinese cinema

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: Johnny Ma
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Interview: Johnny Ma

The rock star film director talks life, death and cinematic censorship

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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 Dalei
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Interview: Zhang Dalei

What's it like to make one of the most-anticipated films of the decade?

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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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