7 Foreign Movies Come to Mainland China in October 2017 (中英双语)

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~Introducing pop culture from around the world~ It’s Double Holiday week! Happy 5,068th birthday to China… and happy mooncake [not] eating. Everyone be sure to look up at the big full moon tonight and dream about your beloved. Now on to the list of movies for the month. Did anybody see all 13 from September? We […]

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 […]

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 […]

8 Foreign Films Come to China | June 2017 (中英双语)

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“#1 resource for the complete list of non-Chinese movies coming to mainland China every month” Having long surpassed the allowed “34 foreign films” per year for 2017, we have to wonder what Beijing & Hollywood are up to these days… Happy Childrens Day to us? Yes, EIGHT more movies are headed our way this month […]

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 […]

🎥 4 Foreign Films Come to China | April 2017 (中英双语)

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Time for April’s foreign film list and it’s a little sparse compared to the previous few months. No need to fret, I’m sure they’ll make up for it in the summer months. We have faith in the entertainment industry here. Wink wink. Need help buying tickets?: How To Buy Movie Tickets On Wechat **Remember, all movies are subject to […]

🎥 New! Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailer with Chinese Subtitles 《蜘蛛侠:英雄归来》预告片 (中文字幕)

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Yes, you read that right… yet another Spider-Man movie is hitting theaters this summer. This time, starring the same actor we saw during Captain America: Civil War last year. And the villain this time around? The Vulture, played by the legendary Michael Keaton. Maybe he got cast in this role after his Oscar-nominated performance in Birdman? […]

🎥 7 Foreign Films Come to China Feb. 2017 本月即将上映的外国电影

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Now that the holidays are officially winding down and Oscar season is in full swing, we actually have a chance to see one of the most-nominated films of all time in the cinemas here in China. We’ve said it before, but it’s good to be reminded: China allows just a few dozen non-Chinese films into […]