Spotlight: China’s film industry coming of age, say Hollywood insiders
LOS ANGELES, March 10 (Xinhua) — With a rapidly-modernizing film industry noted for recent hits that raked in box office revenues, China’s top filmmakers may finally be learning what it takes to spin a good yarn.
Chinese blockbusters, such as Wen Muye’s “Dying to Survive,” Guo Fan’s “The Wandering Earth,” Dante Lam’s “Operation Red Sea,” Wu Jing’s “Wolf Warrior 2,” Chen Sicheng’s “Detective Chinatown 2,” and Raman Hui’s “Monster Hunt,” not only have made big box office gross, but also have attracted widespread international attention and won plaudits from Hollywood pundits.
“China’s film industry has very talented, creative people and great directors. As they gain experience and pick our brains, you’ll see them produce more films with the look and feel of Hollywood movies,” Arthur Sarkissian, A-List producer of the “Rush Hour” franchise and “The Foreigner” told Xinhua.
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