The Mermaid is a 2016 Chinese–Hong Kong film presented by Stephen Chow which was released during the Spring Festival and achieved impressive box-office results.Although it's a typical Stephen Chow comedy film, it has made a breakthrough in the theme of marine ecology and environmental protection. This review from an environmental angle analyzed its narrative angle, narrative mode, narrative language and hi-tech narrative methods.
The first trailer of The Great Wall starts with a couple of footages flashes across the screen,which reveals the important story elements: experienced warriors, smoky battlefield,brave soldiers and the picturesque Great Wall.However the international edition with the subtitles 'One of the biggest wonders of the world, constructed in 1700 years, running 5500 miles,and what is it for?' maybe expresses the theme better than the domestic edition.
TV Series Marshal Peng Dehuai makes the national hero Peng Dehuai become the popular topic again.This is a biographical TV show, the playwright use Peng's real experiences to organize the plot. All the events and lines has to be verified. In this true story, all his good qulities such as loyalty, might,righteousness are perpectly captured and at the end of the story,all the audience can't help to express their admiration and hope the show could continue further as it ends only with the return of Marshal Peng.
Fang Li, the producer of Hundreds Birds Worshipping The Phoenix,has made a huge box-office success and brought the contest between art film and commercial film back into the public opinion. As this film is not a typical art film, the discussion reveals the opposition between hem.Under its influence,people believed that art film does not have commercial properties even more.What makes the opposition of them? What implication does it have? The answers may help Chinese film get out of the adsurd circle.