Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Science-fiction superhero flick “Guardians of the Galaxy” was on course to claim top spot at the North American box office this weekend as the worst summer blockbuster season in nearly a decade limps to a close.
Monday, September 1, 2014
The 7th Taipei Fringe Festival kicked off Saturday, marking the beginning to over 500 different performances taking place around the city through mid-September.
The movie of the summer might have been Marvel's irreverent hit “Guardians of the Galaxy,” the top domestic film at the box office. Or it could have been Michael Bay's sequel-reboot hybrid “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” the lone movie to even approach US$1 billion globally.
Sunday, August 31, 2014
It's suburban America, but it could be anywhere hit by the economic crisis: eviction drama “99 Homes” is a portrayal of bankruptcy, greed and despair as compelling as it is disturbing.
Saturday, August 30, 2014
What is it like to look into the eyes of the men who killed your brother and went unpunished? It's almost impossible to imagine, but “The Look of Silence” provides a glimpse at an answer.
Joan Rivers was hospitalized Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor's office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital officials said.
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.
“Very soon, this whole structure that we all love so much will be gone,” prophesies Danny Huston's wide-grinning movie studio head in Ari Folman's “The Congress.”
Thursday, August 28, 2014
The Venice film festival kicks off Wednesday with the arrival of stars by water taxi for an art house dominated line-up rich with tales of war, poetry and the mafia.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Cult TV drama series “Breaking Bad” and comedy hit “Modern Family” were the big winners Monday at the annual Emmys, which paid moving tribute to late Hollywood icon Robin Williams.