Monday, May 25, 2015
Taipei - Prominent Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien won the best director award at the Cannes Film Festival in France on Sunday with his first martial arts film "The Assassin".
A year ago, writer-director Rick Famuyiwa was struggling to find financing for his film after studios in Hollywood passed on it.
A jury led by Italian-U.S. actress Isabella Rossellini at the Cannes Film Festival awarded the best picture prize in the sidebar Un Certain Regard section Saturday to an Icelandic comedy, "Rams."
Sunday, May 24, 2015
The competition for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival wraps up Saturday with a clutch of favorites jockeying for one of global cinema's most coveted prizes.
Amid celebrity schmoozing, glamorous fashions, musical performances and the frequent banging of the auction hammer, the French Riviera's annual star-filled amfAR gala brought in its expected share of drama -- with celebrity invitees including Leonardo DiCaprio,...........
Organizers of Live Earth, a set of global concerts backed by Al Gore aimed at pushing for urgent action on climate change, announced a delay Friday, weeks before the scheduled date.
The success of "Hatfields & McCoys" and "The Bible" inspired the History channel to go Texas-sized big with its new miniseries.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
For most of the year, room 331 of the Martinez Hotel is just your run-of-the mill luxury five star hotel suite.