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‘Mai’ movie succeeds because it shows 'everyday urban life': critic

Vietnamese public opinion is heating up with the story of the success of the movie 'Mai' directed by comedian Tran Thanh. It is the highest grossing Vietnamese movie ever.

Like a bat out of hell

Some fans of comic book characters have posters on their walls. Others wear branded T-shirts, while the more extreme have even been known to have superhero tattoos.

CJ CGV pays thousands of USD fines for "nine-dash line" movie

CJ CGV Vietnam has just paid $7,400 in administrative fines for licensing the movie Abominable that includes the argued nine-dash line on the East Sea.

Box Office: 'Ghostbusters' debuts to $46 million, 'Secret Life of Pets' tops charts

 Paul Feig's "Ghostbusters" reboot has triggered intense debate over its decision to refashion the proton pack-wielding paranormal investigators as an all-female team.

17 movies to be released in Vietnam this April

 VietNamNet Bridge - The blockbusters "The Huntsman: Winter's War", "The Jungle Book" and "Captain America: Civil War" will be released at Vietnamese cinemas in the first month of the summer movie season.

'Kong: Skull Island' film crew to work in Vietnam in February

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has said that the Kong: Skull Island film crew has completed its survey in Vietnam to start shooting the film in Vietnam in February.

Copyright infringement no longer "internal affair"

 VietNamNet Bridge – The problem of copyright infringement has been raised again in Vietnam as the producer of Superman X, a Vietnamese movie, asked authorities to identify the person who released the film on the Internet.

Cinema owners seek premises to expand networks

VietNamNet Bridge – The attractive profits from movie production and distribution have prompted investors to expand their cinema chains.

General Giap movie crowdsources funding

 VietNamNet Bridge – A documentary on General Vo Nguyen Giap being made with direct donations in cash and kind from the public has so far raised VND500 million (US$24,000), producers say.

Movie on legendary spy Pham Xuan An planned

 VietNamNet Bridge – A 32-episode television film on the legendary Vietnamese spy Pham Xuan An will be shot soon in both the US and Viet Nam.

Movie celebrates paternal love

 VietNamNet Bridge – An independent movie by Luong Dinh Dung will be shot next month featuring a moving story about a father and son.

Hong Anh talks about "The Race"

 VietNamNet Bridge – Duong Dua (The Race) is the first movie to be produced by the newly-established studio Blue Production studios. It was enthusiastically received at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival before it hit local screens on July 26.

14 movies to be released in Vietnam this August

 VietNamNet Bridge – The last month of the summer movie season will close with “The Wolverine,” “Smurfs 2”, “Monsters University” or “Buddha Fire”.

Phan Dang Di launches new movie project with foreign fund

Actress Hai Yen, who is international known for “The Quiet American,” “Story of Pao,” “Adrift,” and “The Floating Lives” will return to the big screen in the new movie by Phan Dang Di – “Big Father, Small Father and Other Stories.”


 Poet Tran Dang Khoa awarded abroad; International kite exhibition opens in Nam Dinh; Czech Republic hosts Sao Mai 2013 singing contest; Danish Embassy showcases Vietnamese paintings

Nine movies to go to theaters in June

 VietNamNet Bridge – “World War Z”, “After Earth”, “Man of Steel” and “The Great Gatsby” are the blockbusters that will be released at local movie theaters this month.

Teen directors who take Vietnamese movies to the world

Coming to cinema as a pleasant experience, teen directors like Phan Huyen My, Minh Phuong or Le Hoang have reaped a lot of successes with their "babies," which are excellent documentaries or short films.

Vietnamese short film to be screened at 2013 Cannes Festival

 VietNamNet Bridge - A short film entitled "16:30" by young director Tran Dung Thanh Huy will be introduced at the Short Film Corner of the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

10 films to “land” at Vietnamese theaters in May

VietNamNet Bridge – “Fast and Furious 6”, “The Hangover 3”, “Star Trek Into Darkness” and “Epic” are the most  wanted movies by Vietnamese audience in May.

Korean movie star Kim Bum in Vietnam to introduce new movie

VietNamNet Bridge – South Korean actor Kim Bum arrived in HCM City yesterday, April 25, to prepare for the debut of his movie “The Gifted Hands” in Vietnam on April 30.