A father-daughter comedy from Germany, a psychological thriller from Iran, a Danish film about German prisoners of war, a dark Swedish comedy about a grumpy man, and an Australian film about tribal love on a remote South Pacific island are this year's Oscar nominees for best foreign film.
Sometimes the biggest surprise on Oscar nomination morning is when there's no surprise at all. This year many of the exclusions just came down to the fact that some of the categories, like best actress, were too competitive. And no matter how deserving, there were always be a few who have been in the conversation from the start who miss the final cut.
More women are entering the field of animation, and one of their goals is to create more realistic female characters -- not just the stereotypical nerds, sex bombs and villains that dominate now.
Two paintings by Vincent van Gogh that were stolen from an Amsterdam museum in 2002 and recovered by Italian police last year are set to return to the Netherlands.
Some of Claude Monet's famous water lily paintings are among the impressionist and modern art works that went on show Thursday at a faithfully reconstructed 18th century town house in Potsdam, just outside Berlin.
A U.S. jazz fusion group will perform around the country next month as part of the American Music Abroad program, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) announced Thursday.
A student's painting that divided members of Congress for its depiction of Ferguson, Missouri, has been removed from its Capitol Hill display, this time perhaps permanently.
Like most pop groups, the newly debuted K-pop group UNIVERSE has the glamorous packaging of stardom. With their rainbow range of hair colors and their stylishly over-sized sweaters, the boy band proved during a pre-interview photo shoot that they could pull off the cool and cute looks so popular with fans. However
Restorers at Milan's famous Brera Art Gallery have taken measures to protect the collection after its humidity control system failed during a "once-in-a-decade" dry, cold spell that moved through Milan last weekend, officials said.
A film shot from a scene in Taiwanese director Chen Hung-I's "The Last Painting" is shown. Chen's world-premiering film made it onto the 46th International Film Festival Rotterdam's nominees for the Big Screen Award of 2017. The nominated film included scenes from the 2016 presidential election. President Tsai Ing-wen's face was shown in the film over three times, the Central News Agency reported.