Sunday, September 7, 2014
Karel Cerny, the Czech art director and production designer who won an Oscar in 1985 for his work on Milos Forman's hit film “Amadeus,” died at the age of 92 on Friday, his family said.
The age-old rivalry between Broadway and Hollywood took central stage at this year's Venice film festival, which winds up on Saturday, with a host of theater-based tales and stars denouncing a declining Silver Screen industry.
The Toronto Film Festival turned its second day into a very welcome new holiday, “Bill Murray Day,” an honor the comedian received, naturally, with bemusement.
“Iron Man” star Robert Downey Jr. has shed his box-office-busting superhero suit to take on a quiet family drama in the Toronto film festival opener “The Judge,” but got little love from critics Friday.
Movies from the United States, Indonesia and Japan are tipped by critics as the favorites to win this year's Golden Lion award at the Venice film festival, due to be announced on Saturday.
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Jordanian director Naji Abu Nowar has brought a powerful first feature to the Venice film festival, a Western-style story of coming of age starring Bedouins living in the desert.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Science-fiction superhero flick “Guardians of the Galaxy” was on course to claim top spot at the North American box office this weekend as the worst summer blockbuster season in nearly a decade limps to a close.
Monday, September 1, 2014
The 7th Taipei Fringe Festival kicked off Saturday, marking the beginning to over 500 different performances taking place around the city through mid-September.
The movie of the summer might have been Marvel's irreverent hit “Guardians of the Galaxy,” the top domestic film at the box office. Or it could have been Michael Bay's sequel-reboot hybrid “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” the lone movie to even approach US$1 billion globally.
Sunday, August 31, 2014
It's suburban America, but it could be anywhere hit by the economic crisis: eviction drama “99 Homes” is a portrayal of bankruptcy, greed and despair as compelling as it is disturbing.