Movies

'Crazy Rich Asians' hoopla elicits mixed feelings in Asia

Aug 22, 2018

Hoopla over 'Crazy Rich Asians' to premiere in Singapore as critics debate its take on city's uber rich

X-Men's Fan Bingbing off social media amid China tax rumors

Aug 2, 2018

X-Men actress Fan Bingbing has disappeared from social media amid rumors she has been barred from leaving China during a tax evasion investigation

Seeking to protect boys, Thailand wants control over films

Jul 21, 2018

Thailand's military government, saying it's concerned filmmakers and media may take advantage of the young soccer boys who were rescued from a flooded cave, wants to control how movies portray their ordeal and heroic rescue

Sridevi, 'Jurassic World' actor Khan win Indian film awards

Jun 25, 2018

The late Sridevi was among Indian cinema performers honored at the International Indian Film Academy Awards

Trump shows Kim a video laying out the stakes of summit

Jun 12, 2018

President Donald Trump, the former reality television star with a knack for theatrics, used a dose of Hollywood magic as he sought to persuade North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during their historic summit

Trump and Kim shake hands in scene complex as their rivalry

Jun 12, 2018

Handshake between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un lasted 13 seconds, a moment taking place in front of a stunning display of interlocked North Korean and American flags and was being dissected around the world

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

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