Chris Rock is returning to stand-up on Netflix.
If the bandits in crime caper "Masterminds" seem too stupid to be real, don't blame the scriptwriters -- this outlandish comedy-of-errors is almost entirely true.
In 2010, "Zoom Hunting" (獵艷), an exploration of lustful suspense through the eyes of two sisters, re-ignited Taiwan's film industry. Then, in 2014, the true story of a local farmer's controversial deeds made it to the big screen in "The Rice Bomber" (白米炸彈客), drawing attention to tensions between the government and farmers' rights.
Adapted from a Swedish novel, "A Man Called Ove" tells the story of a grouchy and nosy old man who patrols his neighborhood at 8 a.m. sharp every day to maintain perfect order.
He is used to playing in front of packed crowds in sporting stadiums -- now Australian cricketing great Brett Lee is hoping to win new fans as his debut movie hits cinemas in India.
Actor Fyvush Finkel, the plastic-faced character actor whose career in stage and screen started in Yiddish theater and led to memorable roles in "Fiddler on the Roof" on Broadway and on TV in "Boston Public" and "Picket Fences" has died, his son said Monday. He was 93.
A New Hampshire gubernatorial candidate vows he will work to restore the status of a Dartmouth College fraternity that loosely inspired the 1978 comedy film "Animal House."
The highly anticipated comedy "Ace of Sales" (銷售奇姬), featuring Taiwanese actress and CatWalk (凱渥) model Bianca Bai (白歆惠) and Lin Mei-Hsiu (林美秀), officially released its movie trailer on Aug. 4 at Showtime Cinemas (欣欣秀泰) in Taipei.
Caroline Aherne, a sharp-witted writer and star of the bittersweet working-class comedy "The Royle Family," has died from cancer at 52, her publicist announced Saturday.
Italian actor Bud Spencer, who starred in a string of spaghetti Westerns, died on Monday in Rome aged 86, his family confirmed.