China Box Office: ‘Dying To Survive’ Stays Top But ‘Skyscraper’ Takes Weekend Crown

Dying To Survive performed a hat trick as the weekly champion in the period of July 16-22, but lost the weekend to new opener Skyscraper.

Venice 2018 Critics’ Week Line-up Revealed

The line-up for the 2018 edition of the Venice Film Festival’s independent strand Critics’ Week (Aug 29 – Sept 8) has been revealed.

Rapper M.I.A.’s Documentary Explores Her Life As a Sri Lankan Refugee

The rapper’s documents her personal experiences as a refugee, immigrant, and advocate for Tamil people.

How ‘Sorry to Bother You’ Found (and Used) Its White Voice

“You don’t talk white enough,” veteran telemarketer Langston (Danny Glover) advises his young deskmate in an early Sorry to Bother You scene.

‘Searching For Ingmar Bergman’: Cannes Review

Margarethe Von Trotta makes a personal ode to the Swedish master

‘No 1. Chung Ying Street’: Review

Derek Chiu’s tearjerker looks back at the protests of 1967 and the aftermath of the ‘Umbrella Revolution’ in Hong Kong

Comcast Withdraws Fox Bid, Paving Way For Disney Deal

US cable giant Comcast has withdrawn its offer to acquire 21st Century Fox, focusing its energy instead on its potential Sky acquisition.

Post-Brexit Love Story ‘The Drifters’ Wraps In the UK

Filming has wrapped in the UK on Ben Bond’s post-Brexit love story The Drifters, which is backed by Creative England and the BFI.

Sundance 2018 Generated $191.6m Economic Impact on Utah

Sundance Institute said on Tuesday [July 17] that the 2018 Sundance Film Festival generated $191.6m total economic impact on the state of Utah.

Hungary Tax incentive Raised To 30% For Film Production

Hungary has raised its production tax incentive from 25% to 30%

Most Expensive Chinese Film Ever Pulled From Cinemas After It Bombs

Dismal first-weekend takings and suggestions of organised trolling responsible for film’s withdrawal by producers

Ukraine and Montenegro Poised To Join Eurimages In 2019

Membership of the Council of Europe’s cinema support fund Eurimages is set to reach 40 with the arrival of Ukraine and Montenegro as the latest members in its 30th anniversary year in 2019.