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Asia greets 'Crazy Rich Asians'

Crazy Rich Asians has been hailed as a win for diversity in Hollywood, but in much of Asia the movie is being greeted with little more than a shrug.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/23 18:33:40

#MeToo takes a hit with Asia Argento underage sex allegations

The #MeToo campaign has proved an irresistible force since emerging from the carnage of Hollywood's abuse and harassment scandal - dominating the conversation on sexual misconduct.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/23 18:03:40

Argento denies abuse allegations

Italian actress and sexual abuse campaigner Asia Argento denied on Tuesday having had a sexual relationship five years ago with an underage teen, calling the allegations part of "a long-standing persecution."
Source: AFP | 2018/8/22 17:23:40

Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle quits new Bond movie

Daniel Craig's last outing as 007 was plunged into turmoil on Tuesday as the team behind the 25th James Bond movie announced that Oscar-winning British director Danny Boyle was quitting the project.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/22 17:18:39

Jennifer Garner honored with a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Jennifer Garner received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday to honor a glittering career that has included roles in acclaimed movies from Juno to Dallas Buyers Club.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/21 18:43:40

'Crazy Rich Asians' takes No.1

Highly anticipated rom-com Crazy Rich Asians - the first Hollywood film with an mainly Asian cast in a generation - dazzled the North American box office in its debut weekend, claiming the top spot, industry estimates showed on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/20 17:48:40

Comedy 'Oolong Courtyard' to storm cinemas on Friday

After more than two decades, Taiwan director Chu Yen-ping's Shaolin martial arts comedy franchise will finally return to cinemas in the Chinese mainland on Friday with Oolong Courtyard.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:48:40

Chinese filmgoers mixed over Hollywood watershed 'Crazy Rich Asians'

Rich, dashing man sweeps sweet young girl off her feet. It's the fantasy to launch a thousand love stories, but Hollywood's latest rom-com oozes more than sentimental escapism.
Source: AFP-Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:43:40

New Spock for 'Star Trek'

Actor Ethan Peck - whose grandfather was Hollywood legend Gregory Peck - has been cast as iconic half-Vulcan science officer Spock in CBS's Star Trek: Discovery.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/15 17:48:41

Romance film 'Ice Cream Lover' to hit the silver screen in September

Chinese director Tong Jiangnan's latest work, Ice Cream Lover starring mainland actress Yao Xintong and Taiwan actor Leon Jay Williams, will be screened on September 21, the director announced at a press conference in Beijing on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 17:48:39

Who will be the biggest winner at the Chinese mainland box office?

July and August are widely seen as a golden time of the year for the box office, as large numbers of students, families and couples head to cinemas to escape the summer heat. With autumn right around the corner, industry analysts are starting to look at which film will be the biggest winner of the summer at the Chinese mainland box office.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 17:48:39

'The Meg' chomps up competition at N.America box office

The North American box office was under attack from sci-fi horror film The Meg this weekend, industry estimates showed on Sunday, as it more than doubled the earnings of its closest competitor to claim the top spot.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/13 17:53:39

American-Chinese co-production 'The Meg' tops North American box office in opening weekend

An American-Chinese co-production, "The Meg," dominated North American box office with an estimated 44.5 million US dollars in its opening weekend, well surpassing all expectations.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/13 8:17:12

Sarajevo film fest honors Turkish Palme d'Or winner

Turkish director and Cannes Palme d'Or winner Nuri Bilge Ceylan on Friday received an outstanding contribution award at the opening of the Sarajevo film festival.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/12 17:48:40

Cold War film opens Sarajevo Film Festival

A Cold War film by Oscar-winning Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski opened the 24th Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF) in Bosnia and Herzegovina's (BiH) capital on Friday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/11 6:57:58

Anti-hero 'Deadpool' gives life to Fox

Media group 21st Century Fox, most of which is being sold to Walt Disney Co., on Wednesday topped earnings expectations with help from the latest film devoted to anti-hero Deadpool.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/9 16:38:39

Academy Awards organizers announce event to add 'best popular film' category, shorten gala ceremony

Organizers of the Oscars - under fire for plummeting ratings and accused of elitism - on Wednesday announced the creation of a new category for top blockbusters and said they would shorten the ceremony to attract more viewers.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/9 16:33:39

Robert Redford retiring from acting at 81

Robert Redford, the screen legend and Oscar winner, has announced that he's retiring from acting at the grand old age of 81, with upcoming movie The Old Man & The Gun his last gig in front of the camera.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/7 17:58:39