Posts by Weiting Liu

20 years on, Lan Yu remains the pinnacle of Chinese queer cinema

By Weiting Liu

Though never released in mainland china Stanley Kwan’s cult 2001 melodrama fully deserves its cult status.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

By Weiting Liu

The MCU’s first Asian superhero movie combines thrilling spectacle with cultural specificity to correct the comics’ racist past.

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Better Days

By Weiting Liu

Derek Tsang Kwok-cheung’s cause célèbre-turned-success story combines hard-hitting drama with woozy romance.

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76 Days

By Weiting Liu

This intimate documentary, shot during lockdown in Wuhan, measures the human cost of the coronavirus pandemic.

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The mobile-first film festival bringing the Chinese box office to US homes

By Weiting Liu

Lou Ye’s The Shadow Play and a Midi Z retrospective are among the highlights of CineCina iFest.

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