Thursday, November 28, 2013
Responding to criticisms yesterday, Director Ang Lee said that his controversial description of Taiwan-made films as “lacking in strength” was an off-the-cuff remark, emphasizing that his job is to make movies, not analyze industrial trends.
Three years before exhibiting an even confidence in his Golden Horse acceptance speech and subsequent media coverage, director Anthony Chen had less than a dollar in his bank account and was on the verge of quitting filmmaking altogether.
The first book written in what is today the United States of America fetched US$14.2 million in New York on Tuesday, becoming the world's most expensive printed book sold at auction.
Emmy-award winning actor Alec Baldwin's late-night talk show on cable TV news network MSNBC has been canceled, the network said on Tuesday.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
The resounding sound of drums, gong and cymbals rings out from the distance. Its lively melody represents the happiness and joyfulness of the atmosphere.
The Singaporean film “Ilo Ilo,” which captured the Golden Horse Award for Best Feature Film on Saturday, will hit local theaters on Nov. 29.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Oscar-winning director Ang Lee on Monday continued his critique of Taiwan's movie industry, saying that its ability to compete internationally has been hampered by several deficiencies.
Country-pop star Taylor Swift scored big at the American Music Awards on Sunday, taking home four wins including the night's top prize for artist of the year, as some of pop music's biggest names came together for the fan-voted awards ceremony.
J.J. Abrams may be immersed in a galaxy far, far away these days, but he's taking a break from preproduction work on the new “Star Wars” film to accept a special honor at the 41st International Emmy Awards Gala.