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The mythical animal Taotie of remote ages in The Great Wall (film)

Chinese mythical animal of remote ages shows up in The Great Wall (film). China is a country with long long history, and many mythical animals of remote ages that have been passed down by word of mouth or documents. There are four Saint Beasts in Chinese myths and legends of the ancient times, i.e., Taotie, Hundun, Taowu, and Qiongqi. The origin of the four Saint Beasts are four Immortals, i.e., Sanmiao, Huandou, Gun, and Gonggong, who who had done all kinds of evil without virtues. And after the death, the four Immortals were debased from Heaven to Earth, and then Sanmiao, Huandou, Gun, and Gonggong transformed into Taotie, Hundun, Taowu, and Qiongqi respectively.

Chinese people rescue American people from the Mars in the Martian

The Martian goes to the Mars. Space exploration is always a good topic to make films, as people on the earth have been working a long time to find something out of the planet. But now, the American people get their first time to finish the job with the Chinese help. The Martian is a 2015 American science fiction survival film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon. The film is based on Andy Weir’s 2011 novel The Martian, which Drew Goddard adapted into a screenplay. Damon stars as an astronaut. During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by