Chinese movies

ethnic china

Aspects of Chinese movies

Detective Chinatown III- The biggest blockbuster in China

Its premiere during the Chinese New Year vacations in February, was a resounding event as it has entered the history of cinema with the highest opening day box office takings of a film in a single market ($163 million in China). An event that has been well worked by the production company, with a good advertising campaign in the media, and, delayed a year due to the difficulties imposed by the COVID, has caught the viewers eager to see precisely an entertaining and fun product as were the other two installments of the series

jinuo book

Last posts about Chinese movies

Diao Yinan-The Lake of the Wild Goose
Diao Yinan-The Lake of the Wild Goose

Diao Yinan-The Lake of the Wild Goose In short, a film to watch and enjoy. An original plot, very well handled, moves the protagonists through degraded urban environments, in which the mastery of the artistic team manages to endow a naive beauty. The action begins at...

Super me – A beautiful adaptation of Lu Dongbin dream
Super me – A beautiful adaptation of Lu Dongbin dream

Super me - A beautiful adaptation of Lu Dongbin dream In Brief: An adaptation of the myth of Taoist sage Lu Dong ping to the modern world. It manages to maintain a steady interest and combine Taoist teachings with some moralizing provided by the director. A failed...

Shock Wave 2- An entertaining action movie
Shock Wave 2- An entertaining action movie

Shock Wave 2- An entertaining action movie In short: A nice movie, with an original script, plenty of surprises, the right dose of love, and a slightly exaggerated dose of violence, but nothing excessive for what is fashionable nowadays. The year 2020 seems to have...

Black Coal, Thin Ice, by Diao Yinan
Black Coal, Thin Ice, by Diao Yinan

Black Coal, Thin Ice, by Diao Yinan In short: a film narrated in a gray and sometimes sordid atmosphere, in a dark winter, of climate and spirit, which presents a mystery in which the viewer is gradually seduced. In an eminently mining region, human limbs begin to...

Detective Chinatown III- The biggest blockbuster in China
Detective Chinatown III- The biggest blockbuster in China

Detective Chinatown III- The biggest blockbuster in China In Short: You can watch the movie, you will surely have a good time. You'll laugh at times, but you're not going to get much more out of it. And if you've seen the previous installments, you'll feel a bit...

Cold Steel – A Sniper’s War
Cold Steel – A Sniper’s War

Cold Steel - A Sniper's War If in the West war films are a genre in their own right, in China they are an even more important genre, and that is because there is always an interest on the part of the official media to remember the two great war events that gave rise...

A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop
A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop

A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop Directed by Zhang Yimou: 2009. 85. Min. A Woman and a Gun and a Chinese Noodle House is a quite singular work within Zhang Yimou's filmography. His light-hearted style starts from the first scenes, in which we see the protagonist with...

Springtime in a Small Town: The best film in China’s history
Springtime in a Small Town: The best film in China’s history

Springtime in a Small Town: The best film in China's history All the rankings made in recent years, place a film, unknown to the general public, as the best film in China. It is called "Springtime in a Small Town" and was directed by Fei Mu in 1948. I had been wanting...

Shadow – A Film by Zhang Yimou
Shadow – A Film by Zhang Yimou

Shadow - A Film by Zhang Yimou Zhang Yimou leads one of the most consistent and brilliant careers in the cinematography of China, and with The Shadow (Ying) he delights the viewer again with a beautiful and surprising story, based on a very original script, and that...

Chinese characters

Chinese characters -person
Chinese characters -person

A sample of the first three pages of the English translation of my book on Chinese characters 人 rén – person, human being • adult • each.  This is a pictogram of a person standing, with legs separated. Person > kind of person > every > other. It is one of the...

Ethnic groups

Wonderful- yaks most precious treasure is their manure
Wonderful- yaks most precious treasure is their manure

Wonderful- yaks most precious treasure is their manure                 Most of the travelers who visited Tibet in former times noticed the importance that, for the maintenance of the living of the Tibetan nomads and travellers, had the Yak manure, known among the...

Travels

Yunnan Top 10- The places that every traveler must visit
Yunnan Top 10- The places that every traveler must visit

Yunnan Top 10- The places that every traveler must visit Lugu Lake. Scenery. Lugu Lake is the most beautiful lake in Yunnan. Located at an altitude of 3,000 meters, its ever-blue waters provide incredibly beautiful scenery. In the vicinity of the lake live three very...

Publish with us

 

Do you have something interesting to tell?

Do you want some materials from your book or paper that want to share with global readers?

Please contact us and publish your post and blogs in Ethnic-China.com

Pin It on Pinterest