Cinema Escapist

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Articles by Richard Yu

The 9 Best Chinese Romance Movies


The top Chinese romance movies that'll warm your heart.

Review: China’s “Sky Hunter” Gives “Top Gun” a Run for Its Money


"Sky Hunter" showcases shiny Chinese fighter jets, global ambitions, and...Fan Bingbing.

The 8 Best Chinese Movies of 2017


Eight Chinese movies from 2017 that are worth your attention.

Is Feng Xiaogang’s “Youth” really that controversial?


The film's original Chinese National Day release was pushed back, purportedly for political reasons.

Trailer: Monkey King 3 – Kingdom of Women set for February 16, 2018 release


The latest member of Cheang Pou-soi's Monkey King film series will hit Chinese theaters early 2018.

The Best Chinese Movies on Netflix


Seven worthy Chinese movies you can watch on Netflix today!

Review: The Hidden Sword (China, 2017)


A distinctively artistic take on an alternate Second Sino-Japanese War which China wins with the help of a mysterious swordsman.

Trailer: Feng Xiaogang’s latest movie “Youth” premieres Sep 30, 2017


Famed Chinese director Feng Xiaogang is back with a coming-of-age People's Liberation Army romance flick (yes, that's a thing).

“Wolf Warrior 2” Shows a New Kind of Chinese Patriotism—That Speaks to Overseas Chinese


"Wolf Warrior 2" breathes new life into the Chinese action genre—and appeals to foreign-born Chinese in the process.