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No Party for Cao Dong’s title song for ‘Devotion,’ like the game itself, deserved better

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‘Mr. Vampire’: The definitive jiangshi movie

To wrap up our series on Chinese horror, we turn to the jiangshi, that most quintessential of Chinese monsters. Part-vampire,…

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Friday Song: Hang on the Box took Beijing punk international

The songs above feature in Krish Raghav’s list of 70 songs for 70 years of the People’s Republic of China. The…

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‘Dangerous Encounters of the First Kind’: Hong Kong as alienated urban hell

Known as the “Steven Spielberg of Asia,” Tsui Hark began his career directing horror movies, and Dangerous Encounters of the First…

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Friday Song: Faye Wong forever

The songs above feature in Krish Raghav’s list of 70 songs for 70 years of the People’s Republic of China. The…

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‘The Enchanting Shadow’: A classic ghostly romance

We continue the countdown to Halloween with our series on Chinese horror. This week: The Enchanting Shadow, the first Hong Kong…

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Friday Song: The Campus Folk Movement at its best

The song above, “You, My Deskmate” (同桌的你 tóng zhuō de nǐ), features in Krish Raghav’s list of 70 songs for 70…

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‘Song at Midnight’: China’s brilliant take on Phantom of the Opera

We’re commencing the countdown to Halloween with a series of film columns about Chinese horror flicks. This week: Song at…

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Water rabbits and logs: The nature of Sun Tzu’s war, reexamined

Sun Tzu’s The Art of War is one of China’s most excerpted pieces of text, cited by everyone from Bill Belichick…

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Friday Song: Abdurehim Heyit, the Uyghur Bob Dylan, who was disappeared

The song above, “Atilar,” features in Krish Raghav’s list of 70 songs for 70 years of the People’s Republic of…

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‘Love on Delivery’: Stephen Chow’s early comedy is breezy, surreal, and funny

Looking for a China-related film? There’s an untapped treasure trove on Netflix of all genres, from documentaries like American Factory…

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70 songs for 70 years of the People’s Republic of China

This post originally appeared on Medium and is republished here, with edits, with the author’s permission. A song for each year of…

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Friday Song: Wuhan band Chinese Football asks us to be small

Chinese Football is an indie rock band out of the thriving rock scene of Wuhan, Hubei Province. The band makes…

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The 5 best Jay Chou songs

China’s pop king briefly broke the internet with the release of his latest single, “Won’t Cry.” But don’t let that…

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From lotus seed paste to salmon wasabi: The mooncakes of Mid-Autumn Festival 2019

If there’s one festival that makes Chinese people more homesick than Chinese New Year, it would be Mid-Autumn Festival, celebrated…

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