Sunday, November 10, 2013
Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson were among the stars coming to Rome for a film festival that kicked off on Friday and will include talks with cult U.S. directors Jonathan Demme and Wes Anderson.
Saturday, November 9, 2013
“Star Wars” fans finally have a date for their diary after filmmakers announced a long-awaited new instalment of the iconic sci-fi franchise will be released on Dec. 18, 2015.
Oscar-winning film director Roman Polanski, a fugitive in the United States for having sex with a 13-year-old girl, unveiled a new documentary in New York on Thursday ... by Skype.
Friday, November 8, 2013
The aerial documentary “Beyond Beauty: Taiwan From Above” continued its strong box office performance after its Nov. 1 opening, raking in NT$17 million (US$577,884) in just six days, the distributor said yesterday.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
The stunning aerial photography featured in “Beyond Beauty: Taiwan From Above” has helped propel the film to make NT$11 million (US$373,868) in just three days, more than any other documentary has made in its premiere week at the local box office.
Weekend moviegoers chose science-fiction over slapstick. “Ender's Game” scored the No. 1 slot at the weekend box office, earning US$28 million in its opening weekend and sending “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa” into second place, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Monday, November 4, 2013
The Taipei Film Commission is determined to provide one-stop service for people who are interested in shooting and making films in Taiwan, according to its founding members.
The Smithsonian museum in Washington D.C. will screen Taiwanese films in November to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards, one of the most prestigious film awards in the Chinese-speaking world. Entry to the event will be free.
Filmmaker Ken Burns says he wants to tell the story of the Roosevelts, their strengths and failures, in an upcoming documentary on one of America's most famous political families.
As the United States whets its appetite for a big tasty feast on this month's Thanksgiving holiday, two turkeys are on a mission to save their kind from slaughter in a new animated adventure, where they travel back in time to get the birds off the menu.