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Typically, when we think of movies from Mainland China, we think of period costumes and martial arts. But what about an apocalyptic adventure, or car racing action? During the Lunar New Year period this 2019, China has released a range of blockbusters that crossed milestones and redefine what we know to be Mainland Chinese cinema. Sci-fi fantasy movies are taking over the box office, generating a lot of excitement and sometimes praise from critics and fans alike. Two of the biggest names in Mainland Chinese-Hong Kong cinema, Stephen Chow and Jackie Chan, also make their highly anticipated return to the big screen this year. So line the following movies up and grab some snacks; you're in for a whole weeks' worth of fresh entertainment!
3. Pegasus (飞驰人生)
If you love cars and racing, you got to check out this movie. Pegasus follows the difficult journey of Zhang Chi, a disgraced racing champion, as he struggles to redeem himself and finish what little is left of his professional career on a high note. Through trails and a few sacrifices, he slowly picks up the pieces of his career and proves his worth to the people around him. It’s a comeback story with visually mesmerising cinematography to inspire and wow audiences.