Saturday, August 16, 2014
The literary executor of George Orwell's estate is accusing Amazon.com of committing an Orwellian crime: doublespeak.
Call it Golden Globes Lite. Only instead of trophies, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association handed out nearly US$2 million in grants to nonprofit groups.
Peter Capaldi knew he was in New York on Thursday the minute he stepped out of a classic yellow cab that drove him to the premiere of “Doctor Who.”
Friday, August 15, 2014
Emigdio Vasquez, whose bold use of color, exacting brush skills and uncanny ability to capture everyday people in dramatic moments made him one of the most influential pioneers of the Chicano art movement, has died in California. He was 75.
Dutch conductor Frans Brueggen, a musician once recognized as one of the world's finest recorder players, has died at his Amsterdam home, his orchestra announced on Wednesday. He was 79.
Malaysian-Chinese film director Tsai Ming-liang (蔡明亮) has been made an officer in the Order of Arts and Letters of France for his contribution to the development of cultural cooperation between France and Taiwan, the French representative office in Taiwan announced.
War destroyed their homes and her big white dress, but Heba and Omar agreed nothing would stand in the way of their future happiness.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Several Taiwan news outlets yesterday reported that late Hollywood star and comedian Robin Williams reportedly visited Taiwan in July of 2013.
A new generation of Hollywood royalty led by Oscar-winners Ben Affleck and Matt Damon joined the greats of stand-up comedy Tuesday in hailing Robin Williams, after his apparent suicide.
Few were more stunned and saddened by Robin Williams' death than the U.S. servicemen and women he loved to entertain, be it on the frontlines or by their hospital beds.