Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Yunlin Magistrate Su Chih-fen took the opportunity at a film screening in New Taipei last week to urge support for the first agricultural exposition to be held December in her rural county.
The movie “Jobs,” which tells the story of Apple Inc.'s co-founder Steve Jobs, topped the list of box office successes over the weekend in Taipei, according to a local movie website.
Any “Breaking Bad” fan could be forgiven for concluding that Sunday's finale held no major surprises. That's because this AMC drama series has delivered surprises, shock and “Oh My God” moments dependably since its premiere five seasons ago.
Sunday, September 29, 2013
The fate of the man who is arguably America's most popular TV villain will be unveiled on Sunday in the feverishly awaited finale of the series “Breaking Bad.”
Chased by a lynch-mob, a young man runs for his life — closely watched by director Philippe Lacote who is shooting the first feature film on the bloody chaos that rocked his native Ivory Coast from 2002 to 2011.
Tom Hanks has had enough of playing real people. In Paul Greengrass' docudrama “Captain Phillips,” which premiered Friday as the opening night film of the New York Film Festival, he plays Richard Phillips, the captain of a cargo ship famously taken by Somali pirates in 2009.
Saturday, September 28, 2013
The world's longest-running cartoon is to go fully digital, its Japanese broadcaster said Friday, abandoning hand-drawn celluloid-based animation after a run of 44 years.
It has doubled as an alien planet, a Himalayan peak and even the snow-filled fantasy world of Game of Thrones. Still recovering from financial collapse, Iceland can perhaps be forgiven for seeking alternate identities.
Friday, September 27, 2013
Time alone does not heal all wounds, if the 20-year fight for an apology from Japan for forcing Taiwanese women into sexual slavery — the subject of a new documentary — is any indication.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Television drama “Breaking Bad” won the top Primetime Emmy award for the first time on Sunday, just as the gritty tale of a chemistry teacher turned meth cook and drug kingpin winds down to widespread acclaim.