Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Celebrities and public figures in Taiwan took to social media sites Tuesday to mourn the passing of Hollywood actor Robin Williams, who was found dead from an apparent suicide in his northern California home on Monday.
Director Luc Besson and his producer-cum-wife Virginie Silla will arrive in Taiwan Sunday to promote Besson's new action thriller “Lucy,” parts of which were shot in Taipei.
Film stars Julia Roberts, Matthew McConaughey and Halle Berry are among the first presenters announced for this month's Emmy Awards ceremony.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort of “The Fault in Our Stars” rode a victorious wave at the Teen Choice Awards. The actors were honored with several prizes at Sunday's fan-favorite extravaganza, including choice drama movie actor and breakout movie star for Elgort and choice drama and action movie actress for “Divergent” star Woodley. The pair was also awarded the surfboard-shaped trophy for choice movie lip-lock for their “Fault in Our Stars” smooch.
Monday, August 11, 2014
Japanese voice actor Yuki Kaji caused a stir on Sunday at the Taipei 2014 Comic Exhibition, where he met hundreds of fans at an autograph session for the mega popular manga-turned-anime series “Attack on Titan.”
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Menahem Golan, a veteran Israeli filmmaker who built an empire on the back of brawny men beating others senseless across a host of 1980s action films, has died in Tel Aviv. He was 85.
Saturday, August 9, 2014
“Into the Storm” is a movie that addresses the fearsome power of nature. Alas, it also addresses the fearsome power of a bad script to distract us from the fearsome power of nature.
If that film looks familiar there's a reason: Hollywood is relying more than ever on the cash cow that is the safe-bet sequel.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Latin America's greatest hero is finally getting a big-budget, Hollywood-style epic befitting his towering stature.