15 Foreign Movies Come to Mainland China in March 2018 (including Trailers w/ Chinese Subtitles)

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~Film culture from around the world~ With last month‘s abysmal list, we get a record-breaking 15 big ones in March to follow the annual holiday migration… Back to work and back to the movies. Amen and amen. We have multiple Oscar nominations, multiple Hollywood blockbusters, an old Bollywood flick (that’s not Aamir Khan), and multiple cartoons for the kiddos. […]

14 Foreign Movies Come to China in January 2018 including Trailers with Chinese subtitles (中英双语)

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~Introducing film culture from around the world~ New year, new us, right? No… never say that. But a new month does mean another list of sweet sweet movies coming to Mainland China. How about those 12+ that came in December? Fairly lackluster, to be honest. Oh, and don’t forget to start writing 2018 on all of your checks. You’re welcome! […]

Yes, there’s a Chinese word for “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”…

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~You can’t fully learn a language without learning the culture~ Oh, this is fun! If you’re not famliiar with this famous ditty, “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” is a song from the 1964 musical film Mary Poppins. It was written by the Sherman Brothers, and sung by Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke (pictured). Every child born in the USA during the […]

Music: Fleet Foxes – Crack-Up

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~Introducing music culture from around the world~ Have you ever listened to Fleet Foxes before? It’s been a while, we know. Crack-Up is their third studio album and it is their first release in six years. Fleet Foxes is a critically acclaimed indie folk band from Seattle, USA, who rose to prominence in 2007 with their first couple EPs… then came their […]

13 Foreign Movies Come to China in September 2017 (中英双语)

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~Introducing pop culture from around the world~ As the summer blackout for movies in Mainland China comes to an end, and as Wolf Warrior 2 was coddled to the top of the box office, we will finally get to see those foreign blockbusters we’ve been waiting for… Well, at least the ones we haven’t already […]

6 Foreign Films Come to China | August 2017 (中英双语)

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After a dismal showing for movies in July, we’re back in full force for August with six “foreign” choices. Not all of them are necessarily completely foreign as Hollywood starts reaching out to other countries for more funding. Still a big fat NO for Spidey, Apes, and Dunkirk, though, but it appears all three will be […]

【MV】Kesha – “Praying” (中英字) 幕 with Chinese subtitles

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Kesha has released her first single in four years, Praying, and the video is both beautiful and heartbreaking at the same time. Is it the song pop music needs right now? Kesha, as we all know, is not the most holy of singers in the world. Probably not even top 10.  But this song shows a lot of […]

7 Foreign Films Come to China | May 2017 (中英双语)

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Happy May Day to us! We aren’t exaggerating when we say this might be the biggest month for foreign movies in Chinese cinematic history. Last month, with the Fate of the Furious, we saw China’s biggest opening weekend to date. But this month, with such a huge list of so-called blockbusters, we should see that […]

10 Easter Goodies & How To Buy Them in China 🐰

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Yummy! 😍 😍 Just like with everything else in this country, it might seem hard to buy things for our favorite foreign holidays. But sometimes, it’s just a matter of knowing how and where to look. For Halloween, we can buy any costume we imagine; for Thanksgiving, we can buy whole turkeys; for Christmas, we can […]