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Saturday, November 28, 2015
Martial arts film "The Assassin" (刺客聶隱娘) by Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien (侯孝賢) has been voted the best movie of 2015 by British and international critics, the British Film Institute (BFI) said Friday.
Feel the Force: the fans who live and breathe 'Star Wars'
Michael Bender was hooked by age two. Jennifer Landa got the bug when she was nearly six. Steve Sansweet was well into his 30s when the "Star Wars" passion was born.
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
With lessons for today, movies bring back the '50s
Fear of unexpected strikes from overseas. Battles over First Amendment rights. Simmering tensions of inequality.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
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.
Monday, November 23, 2015
Tunisia's Carthage Film Festival opens amid tightened security
The 26th Carthage Film Festival in Tunisia, a showcase for Arab and African cinematographers, opened amid heavy security Saturday in a country rocked this year by deadly jihadist attacks.
In any ensemble, Ruffalo is still standing out
Is there any better team player in movies than Mark Ruffalo?
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Taipei is gearing up for the 52nd Golden Horse Awards ceremony Saturday, when 39 films will compete for awards in 22 categories. A total of 427 films were submitted for competition this year, the most ever to enter the competition, and up from 364 last year.
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