Movies

Studio Ghibli co-founder, director Isao Takahata dies at 82

Apr 6, 2018

Isao Takahata, co-founder of the prestigious Japanese animator Studio Ghibli that stuck to a hand-drawn "manga" look in the face of digital filmmaking, has died at 82

Studio Ghibli says director Isao Takahata, who co-founded the prestigious Japanese animator, has died at 82

Apr 6, 2018

Studio Ghibli says director Isao Takahata, who co-founded the prestigious Japanese animator, has died at 82

Thai beach from DiCaprio movie gets breather from tourists

Mar 29, 2018

The daily hordes of tourists have exhausted the Thai beach made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie.

Communist Party will regulate China's media, film industry

Mar 23, 2018

The Communist Party is taking direct control of China's broadcasters and will regulate everything from movies and TV to books and radio programs in a move that tightens party supervision over public life

Mario and Minions? Illumination to co-produce Nintendo film

Feb 1, 2018

Mario gets together with the Minions: Japanese video-game company Nintendo Co.'s Mario movie co-produced with Chris Meledandri, the chief executive of Illumination Entertainment

Kara Wai ecstatic over Excellence in Asian Cinema Award

Jan 18, 2018

Hong Kong actress Kara Wai says she is ecstatic over receiving this year's Asian Film Awards' Excellence in Asian Cinema Award

Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang denies sexual misconduct rumors

Jan 17, 2018

Well-known Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang has vehemently denied rumors of sexual misconduct by him

China's 2017 movie ticket sales rise 13.5 percent

Jan 1, 2018

Domestic movie ticket sales rose 13.5 percent in 2017 in China, the world's second-biggest global film market

New film claims to have solved Jim Thompson mystery

Oct 21, 2017

A new documentary is set to stir fresh debate over one of Asia's most enduring mysteries: What happened to Jim Thompson, Thailand's legendary silk king

Michelle Yeoh: Weinstein a 'bully,' 'not always honorable'

Oct 17, 2017

Actress Michelle Yeoh says she was aware of Harvey Weinstein's reputation and would have unleashed "years of martial arts training" on the fallen Hollywood mogul had ever tried to sexually harass her

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