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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!
5. The Knight of Shadows: Between Yin and Yang (神探蒲松龄之兰若仙踪)
Jackie Chan stars as a renowned demon hunter in this new historical fantasy and comedy movie. When the barrier between the the realms of human and demons breaks down, demons flood into the human world and cause chaos. Pu Songling (Jackie Chan) is sent on a mission to find and capture the demons, as well as tackle a mysterious missing persons case. With the help of a few friendly demons, he embarks on a thrilling journey like he’s never experienced before.