Thursday, November 26, 2015
The Taiwanese film "The Kids," a picture about young love and teenage pregnancy, won the Network for the Promotion of Asia-Pacific Cinema (NETPAC) award at the 35th Hawaii International Film Festival.
The 1950s-set romance "Carol" starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara collected the most nominations Tuesday for the 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards.
--"The Danish Girl," a film about transgender pioneer Lili Elbe, hits U.S. theaters this week, riding on a wave of growing cultural awareness and media attention on LGBT issues.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Fear of unexpected strikes from overseas. Battles over First Amendment rights. Simmering tensions of inequality.
Could Jon Snow be alive after all? A teaser for "Game of Thrones" gave hope to legions of fans Monday by suggesting the fantasy epic's youthful hero may be back in season six.
They came from all over conservative Algeria, clad in black leather, studded bracelets and even the traditional Muslim veil to revel in a rare heavy metal concert.
North Korea scored a major victory in the kimchi wars Monday when the U.N. all but elevated its pickled vegetables to the same lofty status as its southern neighbor's spicy capitalist cabbage.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
One Direction might have debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard charts behind Justin Bieber, but they won the top award at Sunday's American Music Awards.
In an era when many classical musicians despair for their art's future, the heroic brass opening of "Star Wars" is one of the most instantly recognized melodies in the world.