Tuesday, May 26, 2015
The debate around the world about what to do with growing waves of desperate migrants will be spurred by a Cannes Film Festival triumph for a movie that looks at the plight of a refugee hero.
Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died.
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
Award winning Taiwanese actress Su Chi (舒淇), who stars in Hou Hsiao-hsien's (侯孝賢) "The Assassin" (聶隱娘), has become unwittingly embroiled in a heated exchange online over an alleged error in the film's description at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.
2015/5/24, 1 Comment
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.