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 […]

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 […]

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 […]