Monday, July 13, 2015
Roger Rees, the lanky Tony Award-winning Welsh-born actor and director who made his mark onstage as Nicholas Nickleby and later played English multi-millionaire Robin Colcord on the TV show "Cheers," has died. He was 71.
A collection of films by prominent Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien (侯孝賢) will be screened at a festival in Taipei in August, ahead of the Taiwan release of his latest award-winning film, "The Assassin" (聶隱娘), that month.
Sunday, July 12, 2015
A new documentary has set off an uproar in Israel for its peek into the family life of the country's most reviled prisoner -- the man who assassinated Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin nearly 20 years ago.
McDonald's swears up and down that the little yellow "Minions" Happy Meal toy is speaking only nonsense words and not something a little more adult.
Friday, July 10, 2015
Hollywood producer Jason Blum has a reputation to keep up: he is famous for micro-budget horror films which make megabucks at the box office.
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Sidekicks rarely shine when thrust into the spotlight, but what about a few hundred of them?
After surviving the Holocaust and a year in a notorious Nazi concentration camp, Tibor Rubin fought as a U.S. Army infantryman in Korea, displaying the kind of raw courage associated with Hollywood war movies and going on to spend more than two years as a prisoner of war.
Emmy-winning actor Harry Shearer will voice the pious Ned Flanders and greedy Mr. Burns for the next two seasons of "The Simpsons" after resolving a contract dispute, Variety magazine reported Tuesday.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub, who made the "Ocean's Eleven" movies and managed artists including Frank Sinatra, has died aged 77, a spokeswoman said Monday.