A still from Roland Emmerich’s historical epic Midway. Photo: Alamy
Clarence Tsui
Opinion

Opinion

The Projector by Clarence Tsui

How an American war film, Midway, got past Chinese censors when home-grown ones have been pulled

  • Roland Emmerich’s Midway secured approval for a general cinematic release in mainland China this week
  • However, domestic war films such as The Eight Hundred and Liberation remain in limbo

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A still from Roland Emmerich’s historical epic Midway. Photo: Alamy
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Clarence Tsui

Clarence Tsui

Clarence Tsui, a Hong Kong film critic and programmer, was the South China Morning Post’s Film Editor (2005-2012).