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“On Happiness Road” Beautifully Embodies Taiwan’s Existential Malaise


This animated movie perfectly captures Taiwan’s struggles—both in its story and behind the scenes.

Trailer: Chinese WWII Drama “Unbreakable Spirit” Premieres Aug 2018, Starring Bruce Willis


Formerly known as "The Bombing", "Unbreakable Spirit" dramatizes Chinese resistance to Japanese bombings during WWII.

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.

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).

Trailer: PLA Propaganda Movie “The Founding of an Army” Premieres on August 1, 2017


The third installment of the "Founding of New China" series will release on the 90th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army.

Trailer: “Wukong” Hits Chinese Theaters on July 13


Yet another "Journey to the West" adaptation, starring Eddie Peng as titular Monkey King Sun Wukong, hits Chinese theaters.

“Fatal Countdown: Reset” premieres June 30, 2017


"Fatal Countdown: Reset" (逆时营救) is Chinese time travel suspense movie starring Yang Mi and Wallace Huo.

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