In Taiwan, the sight of girls in tight miniskirts selling betel nuts in window-like stalls on the roadside is not strange to locals. But for those from outside the island, including Chinese director Tony Xue (薛賢堅), it is quite an interesting phenomenon.
A hit Chinese reality TV show has attracted criticism for pairing male celebrities with young children standing in for their sons and daughters and posing them in intimate situations.
Amazon has suppressed a number of negative reviews of Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly's new memoir.
Coming-of-age tale "Moonlight" and road movie "American Honey" led the pack of independent films tipped for Oscars glory as the Spirit Awards nominations were announced on Tuesday.
CNN and host Jake Tapper have apologized for an on-screen banner Tapper says "horrified" him when it appeared during his show.
In the upcoming film "Betelnut Girls" (櫥窗人生), Taiwanese actress Peggy Tseng (曾珮瑜) portrays a single mother who is burning the candle on both ends, caring for her son and working as a betelnut girl.
The familiar voices float softly from a black screen, as if in a dream.
On Nov. 21, 1976, audiences met Rocky Balboa, the southpaw boxer from south Philadelphia. Four decades later, Sylvester Stallone's lovable character resonates with fans drawn to his underdog tale of determination, grit and sleepy-eyed charm.
As hundreds of names scrolled up the screen after 2012's "The Avengers," moviegoers who remained glued to their seats for a taste of the next treat in Marvel's superhero universe didn't know one name was missing -- that of John Suttles, a truck driver who died helping make the $1.5 billion blockbuster.
A new documentary about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings chronicles the long road to recovery for many of the survivors still struggling with physical and emotional wounds.