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.
You don't have to thank James Burrows, given that Jennifer Aniston, Ted Danson and Jim Parsons are lavishing him with praise and gratitude.
With his new role as a Roman tribune in "Risen," Joseph Fiennes joins Charlton Heston, Richard Burton and Max von Sydow in the long list of actors who have starred in biblical films.
No name resonates in Hollywood right now quite like "Chivo."
Ryan Reynolds' "Deadpool" is not only stirring up a superhero craze and making headlines in entertainment news around the world, it has also seeped into crime reporting in Taipei.
When machines at a nuclear plant in Iran suddenly began spinning out of control six years ago, suspicion quickly fell on the United States and Israel, especially after a sophisticated virus was found that appeared to have been tailored to sabotage a key process in the enrichment of weapons-grade uranium.
Of the many roads to the Academy Awards, none is as unlikely as the one taken (at ferocious speed, with engines roaring) by George Miller's "Mad Max: Fury Road." Whatever one's concept of "Oscar bait" is, it does not include action-movie dystopias with face-painting kamikazes and blind, fire-shooting metal guitarists who answer to the name of "Doof."