The triumph of the fourth installment of the Transformers series in the booming China market has sent a strong message that quality is not essential to attract a mass audience－but mindless fun sells.
China and the UK plan to enhance cultural ties through their film industries, as more Hollywood movies are reaping the benefits of having Chinese elements.
The major movie franchise returns with retro style and a stellar cast promising a geek field day for film fans and comic book aficionados alike. The Associated Press reports in Los Angeles.
Celebrities pose on the red carpet as they arrive for the screening of the film "The Search" in competition at the 67th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes May 21, 2014.
Chinese actress Tang Wei is seen in a scene in Ann Hui's upcoming film "The Golden Era". Tang Wei plays the lead role as the 1930s author Xiao Hong, one of the most important female writers in contemporary China.
The year 2013 will be remembered for the spectacular takeoff of China's film market, and it will also go down in history as the year bad movies ruled, or at least shared, the box office.
Showbiz sensation star Andy Lau is well known for his acting and music career, but as Liu Wei discovers, he is also an ambitious film producer who is willing to take risks, physical and financial.
Carrie White is back in a new movie adaptation of Stephen King's cautionary tale of teen isolation and revenge, this time with more blood and a dose of modern technology.
Jackie Chan declared last year that he was retiring from action films, now says that after more than a decade of contemplating quitting, he is going to let his body decide. Jackie Chan's'CZ12' premieres in Beijing
Celebrities attend the opening ceremony of 26th Tokyo International Film Festival in Toyko, Japan on October 17, 2013.
Hugh Jackman said he's still contemplating whether to continue the role after "X-Men: Days of Future Past."