Massachusetts high school students are calling for the cancellation of a concert by "American Pie" singer Don McLean because of a domestic-violence charge against him in Maine.
A judge says Quincy Jones' lawsuit against Michael Jackson's estate over royalties on some of the singer's biggest hits should go to trial.
A coming-of-age drama set among Bedouin tribesmen roaming the desert is the first Oscar contender produced by Jordan's nascent film industry.
In the Coen brothers' recent 1950s Hollywood satire, "Hail, Caesar!" Ralph Fiennes' ascot-wearing British director Laurence Laurentz is helming a stuffy drawing room drama full of tuxedoed men and ballroom-gowned women.
Vietnamese-born domestic violence victim turned online celebrity, Chen Chu-li (陳竹莉) has been selected by a film company to help promote their film as well as to share Chen's personal story.
In one of the most exhaustive and damning reports on diversity in Hollywood, a new study finds that the films and television produced by major media companies are "whitewashed," and that an "epidemic of invisibility" runs top to bottom through the industry for women, minorities and LGBT people.
Marvel's R-rated antihero smash "Deadpool" continued to dominate movie theaters over the weekend, earning an estimated US$55 million and trouncing a trio of newcomers.
Taiwanese photographer Mark Lee Ping-bing (李屏賓) won a Silver Bear for outstanding artistic contribution at the awards ceremony of the 66th Berlin International Film Festival (or the Berlinale) Saturday.
"Fire at Sea," a documentary about the Italian island of Lampedusa -- many migrants' first destination on risky journeys toward safety and a better life in Europe -- won the Golden Bear for best film at the Berlin International Film Festival on Saturday.
Foreign film Oscar contender "Mustang" is a Turkish-language film from a Turkish-born director that was filmed in Turkey and tells a distinctly Turkish story with Turkish actresses. But it was not Turkey that submitted the film for consideration for the Academy Awards -- it was France.