The 26th Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival will be held in Hohhot, capital of the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, from Sept 13 to 16. The Golden Rooster Awards — the event's top honor — will be presented to 19 winners in categories ranging from the best drama to the best editing, on Sept 16. Over 260 films, including 86 feature dramas and 18 documentaries, have been narrowed down to 84 for the 19 awards. Let’s take a closer look at the most-talked about films and nominated category.

Hong Kong director Wong Jing's latest movie, The Golden Monk  is set to hit  theaters on Sept 30.

Director Martin Campbell and Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan, Tamia Liu and Katie Leung at press conference for their new film The Foreigner

(Variety) “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” is shaping up to be one of the biggest flops of the year. Considered the most expensive independent film ever made, the $180 million sci-fi epic never recovered from its crash at the U.S. box office on its opening weekend and has under-performed in most overseas markets.

(SCMP) Two of Hong Kong’s most adored screen goddesses lend their girlish charm to Last Romance, re-released 29 years after it became a rare commercial hit in the career of art-house director Yonfan.

While its fashion and social setting are somewhat dated, the 1988 film still packs a punch with its deeply poignant tale of friendship and love that is repeatedly derailed by materialistic greed and lamentable life decisions.

On Aug 20, Guan Yue posted a picture of her and hubby Tong Dawei along with the caption, "10 years." Her husband then retweeted the Weibo post and said, "Ten years still like before, love you forever.

(China Daily) The 26th Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival will be staged in Hohhot, capital of the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, from Sept 13 to 16, organizers announced in Beijing recently.

During the four days, five themed exhibitions will debut the latest domestic movies, including acclaimed films from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, plus foreign classics and titles about China's ethnic groups.
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