Wong’s films explore the indelible passage of time as registered in the everyday lives of his unforgettable protagonists.
The history of martial arts films is almost as long as the history of cinema. Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings excitingly pushes the genre forward.
The story of Mulan has been told and retold for 1,600 years. This latest version is more conservative, when it comes to a woman’s place, than one told in the 17th century.
Chinese animated film Ne Zha is a box office phenomenon, but it also has a surprising story to tell about raising the ideal ‘guai’ child – for the family, and for the state.