Friday, August 29, 2014
“Taipei Factory II,” a three-part film co-produced by Taiwan and Italy, will have its world premiere at the 71st Venice Film Festival Aug. 31.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday said that the “2014 Asia Pacific Culture Day” is set to start next month at a local arts and exposition park.
Tickets to singer-songwriter Jay Chou's (周杰倫) Hong Kong concerts in November sold out within two hours after going on sale on Monday, according to JVR Music, Chou's record company.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The sci-fi thriller “Lucy,” starring American actress Scarlett Johansson, has taken the Taiwan box office by storm, raking in NT$185 million (US$6.17 million) within the first five days of its local release.
Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, whose giant floating Rubber Duck made a big splash across Taiwan last year, has been commissioned by Taoyuan County to produce a giant white rabbit next month.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Director Luc Besson said Tuesday in Taipei that he is unlikely to make a sequel for his new action thriller “Lucy” unless some good ideas come up.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Since hitting theaters Aug. 15, Taiwanese bestselling writer and film director Giddens Ko's new film “Cafe. Waiting. Love” has posted strong box office sales, with ticket sales surpassing the NT$100 million (US$3.33 million) mark.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Director Luc Besson yesterday praised the Taiwanese cast and crew members who contributed to his action thriller “Lucy,” saying everyone worked together like a cohesive football team when the film was shot in Taipei last year.1 Comment
Internationally renowned restaurant chain Din Tai Fung (鼎泰豐) said Tuesday it does not have any plans to open an eatery in Paris, despite film director Luc Besson saying earlier that day that he hopes the dumpling house will set up shop in his hometown.
After several twists and turns, American singer songwriter Mariah Carey will perform in Taiwan in late October as part of her Asia tour.1 Comment