Saturday, November 28, 2015
Martial arts film "The Assassin" (刺客聶隱娘) by Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien (侯孝賢) has been voted the best movie of 2015 by British and international critics, the British Film Institute (BFI) said Friday.
The Philippine government will launch a website to crowd-source tips on the whereabouts of some 200 missing art works, including paintings by Van Gogh, Picasso, and Rembrandt that were owned by former first lady Imelda Marcos, an official said Friday.
With looks often described as straight out of a Bond film, Barbara Hannigan strides on to lead the orchestra dressed in vampy black leather, bondage boots and a wig.
Michael Bender was hooked by age two. Jennifer Landa got the bug when she was nearly six. Steve Sansweet was well into his 30s when the "Star Wars" passion was born.
Friday, November 27, 2015
Hugh Montgomery never wrote a memoir. That just wasn't done among his generation of spies.
Paul Walker's father sued Porsche for negligence and wrongful death Wednesday over the 2013 accident that killed the "Fast & Furious" star.
Longtime American soap opera actor David Canary, best known for his role as twin brothers on "All My Children," has died at age 77.
Thursday, November 26, 2015
The Taiwanese film "The Kids," a picture about young love and teenage pregnancy, won the Network for the Promotion of Asia-Pacific Cinema (NETPAC) award at the 35th Hawaii International Film Festival.
The 1950s-set romance "Carol" starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara collected the most nominations Tuesday for the 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards.
--"The Danish Girl," a film about transgender pioneer Lili Elbe, hits U.S. theaters this week, riding on a wave of growing cultural awareness and media attention on LGBT issues.