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The 10 biggest Chinese movies of 2018
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The 10 biggest Chinese movies of 2018

The mega flicks that made mega bucks this year

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The 20 best films released in 2018
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The 20 best films released in 2018

From Black Panther to A Star Is Born, our list of the very best movies released in 2018

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10 unmissable documentaries about modern-day China
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10 unmissable documentaries about modern-day China

See China like you never have before

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Meet the Hong Kong and Taiwanese actors dominating Mainland film
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Meet the Hong Kong and Taiwanese actors dominating Mainland film

The sinosphere stars making waves on the Mainland

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

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

Beijing's most famous film locations
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Beijing's most famous film locations

Beijing has been the setting for everything from Communist propaganda to Oscar-winning epics

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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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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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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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China's movie blackout period explained
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China's movie blackout period explained

We explain why there's a shortage of new foreign films this month

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The best and worst uses of Chinese stars in Hollywood films
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The best and worst uses of Chinese stars in Hollywood films

Where to spot your favourite Chinese movie stars in Western blockbusters

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4 Chinese horror films
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4 Chinese horror films

If you're seeking some scares with Chinese characteristics, we've got you covered

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The best of Chinese film

The five best movies set in China
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The five best movies set in China

Time Out film editor Aaron Fox-Lerner profiles the best films set in China

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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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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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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: 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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Interview: Donnie Yen
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Interview: Donnie Yen

Kung fu star Donnie Yen talks martial arts, Chinese in Hollywood and breaking Mike Tyson's finger

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Interview: Wang Yichun
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Interview: Wang Yichun

We chat with the director about her debut film 'What's in the Darkness'

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Interview: Yang Chao
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Interview: Yang Chao

Cannes prize-winner talks about filming his ode to the Yangtze River

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Interview: Bi Gan
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Interview: Bi Gan

The young director on his acclaimed first feature film

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Interview: Wu Yanyan
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Interview: Wu Yanyan

Daughter of late Chinese film legend Wu Tianming talks about finishing her father's last movie

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Interview: Chen Kaige
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Interview: Chen Kaige

On his new martial arts movie, the Cultural Revolution and more

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Interview: Tony Leung Ka-fai
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Interview: Tony Leung Ka-fai

'I may not know to to choose my career, but I know how to choose my boss'

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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: Cao Baoping
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Interview: Cao Baoping

Award-winning film director on finding the balance between arthouse and multiplex cinema

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