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

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~Film culture from around the world~ It’s finally December, and we all know what that means! No, thankfully we don’t have to wait for another Star Wars movie to come to China this year. It means time to rewatch all our Christmas movies! And we even get one in the cinemas here… my, how the […]

The Cheapest Way to Move Money from China to the USA

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~Moving money across cultures~ One of the most difficult parts of living and working abroad, not to mention living in China, is getting your hard-earned rambos back home to pay bills, loans, mortgages, whatever. And to be completely honest, my wife and I have literally tried every method out there. In 2006, I was primarily doing […]

What is Diwali, anyways?

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~Holidays from around the world~ Diwali 排灯节 pái dēng jié is one of the India’s biggest festivals. It basically means rows of lighted lamps and every Indian person will celebrate it with joy like a beginning of another new year! In 2018, Diwali will start on Tuesday, the 6th of November and will continue for 5 days until Saturday, the […]

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

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~Film culture from around the world~ Not gonna lie, this might be the best month for movies in China in the history of movies in China. Even with the exact same number of films as last month, we have MUCH more variety and there is absolutely something for everyone. We’ve got action, we’ve got fantasy, […]

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

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~Film culture from around the world~ With the “spooky” month finally upon us again, China has given many fun films to distract us from pumpkin carving and costume prepping. In fact, five more than last month. We get another action blockbuster, another Bollywood teacher flick, a sad Japanese love story, a handful of hit-or-miss cartoons, a […]

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

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~Film culture from around the world~ With August’s massive movie list over and thus summer being officially over, too, we get another lousy month for international films. We trust you all had wonderful summer travels to other countries, though, where you could watch all the cool movies you wanted. But now, welcome back to China, […]

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! […]

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 […]