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.
Monday, November 25, 2013
Galloping into its 50th year, Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards, the oldest and most established in the Chinese-speaking world, set yet another milestone Saturday when it handed out its top award to the Singaporean film “Ilo Ilo.”
This year's Golden Horse Award for Best Feature Film was a close race between two family-based stories, the winner “Ilo Ilo” and “Stray Dogs,” according to the jury chairman Ang Lee.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Lee Kang Sheng (李康生) and Zhang Ziyi (章子怡) were named best actor and actress for their performances in “Stray Dogs” (郊遊) and “The Grandmaster” (一代宗師), respectively, at the 50th Golden Horse Awards ceremony last night, while Tsai Ming Liang (蔡明亮) captured the best director award for “Stray Dogs.”1 Comment
Friday, November 22, 2013
Even as the mercury drops in Taipei, speculation is heating up ahead of Saturday's 50th Golden Horse Awards, where Hong Kong director Wong Kar Wai and his martial arts film “The Grandmaster” lead the pack with 11 nods but face strong competition.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Ko Ruey-ling, a Taiwanese chef and celebrated connoisseur of French food, received a decoration from the French government on Monday honoring her long-time contribution to the promotion of French food in Taiwan.
Members of Welcome to Taipei International Club (WTIC) participated in a visit to the Lin Liu-hsin Puppet Theatre Museum (林柳新紀念偶戲博物館) and were impressed by the magnificent collections of puppets and other related artifacts at the museum, as well as by a special puppet performance.
Monday, November 18, 2013
Veteran Hong Kong actor and singer Aaron Kwok will present the best supporting actress award at the 50th Golden Horse Awards ceremony on Nov. 23, the organizing committee announced Sunday.
“Amazing,” exclaimed Tanya. “Encore, Encore,” said her 2-year-old sister, Chloe, while clapping at the whimsical creatures that unveiled a world of biodiversity and beauty filled with noisy action and moments of quiet emotion.
Friday, November 15, 2013
Two-time Grammy-winning American violinist Hilary Hahn said Thursday she was impressed by Taiwanese audiences' passion for music when she first visited the country as a teenager over a decade ago.