Monday, June 30, 2014
U.S. actor Don Cheadle is perhaps best known as Robert Downey Jr.'s sidekick in the “Iron Man” films. Now, he is using his celebrity muscle to make a movie about jazz icon Miles Davis.
In the lush biographical drama “Violette,” Emmanuelle Devos plays pioneering feminist writer Violette Leduc, whose insightful and sexually bold novels scandalized post-World War II France. Devos, with 70-some film credits in the past two decades, is one of France's busiest and best-respected female stars, but little recognized in the United States. Her new film may be the one to change that.
Sherri Shepherd is leaving “The View” after seven years and freshman co-host Jenny McCarthy said she's right behind her, a major upheaval for the daytime talk show a month after creator Barbara Walters' retirement from on-camera duties.
Sunday, June 29, 2014
One of the young stars of “The Hunger Games” franchise, a stand-up comedian and former Oscar host, and a muscle-bound action hero were among the 271 people invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Crash. Shatter. Boom. Crash. Shatter. Boom. Smattering of silly dialogue. Pretty girl screams: “Dad!” Crash. Shatter. Boom. Silly dialogue. “DAD!!!” Crash. Shatter. Boom.
Kenyan Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o, Somalia's Barkhad Abdi, “Happy” songster Pharrell Williams and Irish-German star Michael Fassbender are among 271 actors newly invited to join Hollywood's Oscar-bestowing Academy, organizers said Thursday.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
A crew from a Chinese reality TV show is exploring potential scenes in Taiwan for future episodes of the show, which will help increase Chinese audience's understanding of Taiwan.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Moviegoers in Hong Kong and Singapore will soon get a rare bird's-eye glimpse of Taiwan's natural beauty and environmental hazards when director Chi Po-lin's (齊柏林) documentary “Beyond Beauty: Taiwan from Above” (看見台灣) takes flight in local theaters.
Monday, June 16, 2014
Actor Colin Egglesfield wasn't in the classic baseball film “Field of Dreams.”
Saturday, June 14, 2014
For Ruby Dee, acting and activism weren't contradictory things. They were inseparable, and they were intertwined.