High Tech, Low Life – the movie

| June 17th, 2013

Just a reminder, this is available on iTunes on June 18, 2013

“Zola” in High Tech, Low Life. Photo Credit: Stephen Maing.

New York, May 20, 2013 – HIGH TECH, LOW LIFE, award-winning filmmaker Stephen Maing’s chronicle of two of China’s first citizen reporters as they travel the country  documenting underreported news and social issues stories while facing censorship for leaping China’s ‘Great Firewall’ – will  be released June 18 on iTunes in North America, with a roll-out on other digital platforms […]Read more…

China’s First Citizen Reporters Leaping the Great Firewall Chronicled in High Tech, Low Life

| May 21st, 2013

“Zola” in High Tech, Low Life. Photo Credit: Stephen Maing.

New York, May 20, 2013 – HIGH TECH, LOW LIFE, award-winning filmmaker Stephen Maing’s chronicle of two of China’s first citizen reporters as they travel the country  documenting underreported news and social issues stories while facing censorship for leaping China’s ‘Great Firewall’ – will  be released June 18 on iTunes in North America, with a roll-out on other digital platforms to follow, through the Sundance Institute Artist Services program and its […]Read more…

Child Trafficking and Sina Weibo

| October 12th, 2011

People who’ve been on Sina Weibo for a while may remember a small movement that came upon that service like a tidal wave earlier this year but was swallowed back into the sea before it ever impacted shore. Hoping to call attention to the plight of street children in China, CASS Professor Yu Jianrong started a Weibo account dedicated to posting photos of street children so that if they were kidnapped, their real parents might recognize them and save them.

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Kung Fu Bunny series by Vincent

| April 10th, 2010

Kung Fu Bunny was created by Vincent (李智勇),  28 years old independent animator and lecturer at the Animation Department of Communication University of China (中国传媒大学). The first episode of Kung Fu Bunny “Toto & Gogo” came into the spotlight in 2005 when Vincent was pursuing his master degree on transportation at Jilin University (吉林大学).

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Avatar tickets in China most expensive in the world

| January 8th, 2010

Avatar ticket prices will go up next week in China because the demand is so great, which means the ticket prices for the movie in IMAX-3D will be the highest in the world! Chinese netizens are complaining that, people in China, where the average income is 20 times lower than the U.S., have to pay three times as much as the people in the U. S for the same ticket. There are even talks of viewing strikes on the BBS […]Read more…

Avatar photoshop kuso

| December 19th, 2009

[From MOP:] Avatar is a 2009 epic American science fiction film written and directed by James Cameron who also directed Titanic.  The making of the film took 10 years. The film is estimated to have cost over $300 million to produce, and another estimated $200 million for the distribution and other costs, thus totaling to about half a billion dollars.

To worship this epic film, one netizen photoshops various stars into his own epic work. Sheng Dan Shi Zuo Pin = […]Read more…

Chinese netizen lists the most worth watching horror movies

| December 11th, 2009

From MOP: Looking for a good scary movie for the weekend? Chinese netizen recommends a list of horror movies that are the most worth watching.  Surprisingly most of them are from Korea and Thailand, then followed by Japan.

I always think good horror movie should not be purely gruesome and purely scary. When people finish watching a good horror movie other than feeling scared, they should also ponder some social issues…  Enough talking, let’s start the pictures.

Chinese name: 变鬼(609猛鬼套房) […]Read more…

Hot Chinese Animated Film “See Through”

| September 27th, 2009

[Netease] Recently, an animated video called “See Through” (“打,打个大西瓜” direct translation is “Hit, Hit the big watermelon”) has been red hot on the Chinese internet, with shocking images and engaging content, this video has been called the best animated film made in China. The maker spent three years to create this a little over 16 minute long animate.

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Chinese Hackers Hacked Melbourne Film Festival Website, Again

| August 2nd, 2009

Ever since “Chinese Boycott Melbourne Film Festival to Protest Attendance of Rebiya Kadeer”, Chinese Hackers also took actions to protest the 58th Melbourne International Film Festival playing “East Turkistan” separatists’ documentary. July 25 around 11 am Official Melbourne Film Festival website was hacked. Famous hacker “oldjun” left a Chinese flag along with these words “We like film, but we hate Rebiya Kadeer! We like peace, and we hate East Turkistan terrorist! Please apologize to all the Chinese people!”

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Chinese Boycott Melbourne Film Festival to Protest Attendance of Rebiya Kadeer

| July 23rd, 2009

 

[MOP] Australian media reports on July 22, to protest the 58th Melbourne International Film Festival playing the “East Turkistan” separatists’ documentary, the Chinese film directors Jia Zhangke and Zhao Liang decided to withdraw their 3 films, were going to be shown in early August at the Melbourne Film Festival.

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Ziyi ZHANG (章子怡)Kneels for Foreigner and Takes Piles of Sexy Photos in Her New Film, Accused of Disgracing China

| April 28th, 2009

From NetEast Chongqing Times Reports on April 25: Recently, the great international film "Horsemen” has been released in China Taiwan region. Chinese actress Ziyi ZHANG(章子怡)developing her career in Hollywood plays an important role in the film. Stacks of her "Sexy Photos" in the film "Horsemen" are bold undisguised.

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Yu LEE (李钰), “Romance in the Rain” Star, Dies At 33

| March 21st, 2009

From NetEase

Actress Yu LEE, who had performed in “Romance in the Rain”, “A Chinese Ghost Story” and many other TV dramas, died of a lymphoma illness at Beijing Union Medical College Hospital. She was 33 years old.

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“24 City” Showing in France, Japan and United States, Three Countries Show Different Movie Posters

| March 20th, 2009

NetEast March 13th reports, Jia Zhang ke (贾樟柯)’s new film “24 city” will start showing in various countries all over the world, First showing in France is on March 18th 2009, Japan and Unite stats will also have the first showing next month. All three countries presented their versions of the movie posters.

French poster used Zhao Tao (赵涛)’s modern look, Japanese version of the poster used stage photo of actress Chen Chong (陈冲) putting her makeup on. It appears to […]Read more…