Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Cult TV drama series “Breaking Bad” and comedy hit “Modern Family” were the big winners Monday at the annual Emmys, which paid moving tribute to late Hollywood icon Robin Williams.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The sci-fi thriller “Lucy,” starring American actress Scarlett Johansson, has taken the Taiwan box office by storm, raking in NT$185 million (US$6.17 million) within the first five days of its local release.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Director Luc Besson said Tuesday in Taipei that he is unlikely to make a sequel for his new action thriller “Lucy” unless some good ideas come up.
Turkish director Erol Mintas won the “Heart of Sarajevo” prize on Saturday for the best picture at the 20th Sarajevo film festival.
The Emmy Awards take center stage Monday with “Breaking Bad,” “True Detective” and “Orange is the New Black” among the favorites of TV's 66th annual version of the Oscars.
Hollywood greats Al Pacino, Ethan Hawke and Jennifer Aniston are set to dazzle this year's Venice film festival, which opens Wednesday with tales of war and the economic crisis offset by beach parties and gondola jaunts.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
A Chinese independent film festival was closed by authorities on its opening day, organizers said Saturday, the latest sign that free expression is being increasingly targeted in the tightly controlled country.
Television is increasingly opening its doors to Hollywood stars, as Monday's Emmy Awards will attest, but TV royalty still struggle to make the transition to the silver screen.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
As American TV viewers await the Emmy Awards honoring last year's programs, the new season opened this summer and it is rich in stars, horror and mystery.
After being clonked over the head in 1944's “Murder, My Sweet,” Raymond Chandler's immortal private eye Philip Marlowe wryly narrated the experience of being knocked out: “A black pool opened up at my feet. I jumped in.”