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

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

The best Chinese movies on Netflix

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Seven worthy Chinese movies you can watch on Netflix today!

The 5 best Chinese war movies [Updated 2017]

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We've compiled a list of the top 5 Chinese war movies. Check it out!

Review: The Hidden Sword (China, 2017)

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

Interview: Chinese director Pengfei on “The Taste of Rice Flower”

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A disciple of Tsai Ming-liang, Chinese director Pengfei discusses his latest film "The Taste of Rice Flower".

Review: The Taste of Rice Flower (China, 2017)

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A pure, artistic mother-daughter story set along the Sino-Burmese border in Yunnan Province.

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

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

“Wolf Warriors 2” shows a new kind of Chinese patriotism—that speaks to overseas Chinese

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

Review: Absurd Accident (China, 2017)

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Absurd Accident (提着心吊着胆) is a rollicking comedy that brings life to a bucolic Chinese village.

Review: This is Not What I Expected (China, 2017)

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Starlet Zhou Dongyu displays a new level of maturity opposite Takeshi Kaneshiro in this culinary-themed Chinese rom-com.