'Joker' tops box office again beats 'Addams Family'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Joker" kept winning at the box office. The R-rated comic book villain origin story had a phenomenal second weekend box office, topping the charts once more over n...

Director Ang Lee to bring Will Smith to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Oscar-winning director Ang Lee (李安) will bring Hollywood star Will Smith with him to Taiwan later this month to promote their action film “Gemini Man.” The ...

Hong Kong director resigns from jury for Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards after China boycott

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong film director Johnnie To (杜琪峯) has resigned as the jury president of the 56th Golden Horse Awards after a boycott by Beijing led to the withdrawal of Chinese and...

Taiwan sends gay-themed comedy ‘Dear Ex’ to Oscars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The award-winning gay-themed comedy “ Dear Ex” (誰先愛上他的) will represent Taiwan at the 2020 Academy Awards, reports said Thursday (September 12). The movie wi...

China bans movies, actors from prominent Taiwan film awards

BEIJING (AP) — China said Wednesday that it was banning Chinese movies and actors from participating in Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards, one of the Asian film industry’s most prestigiou...

Central Taiwan Film Studios open for business in Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan celebrated the official opening of the new Central Taiwan Film Studios (中台灣影視基地) in Taichung's Wufeng District (霧峰區) on Monday (July 22). The impressive film...

Taiwan director Ang Lee joins revolt against Oscars schedule

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Award-winning Taiwanese director Ang Lee (李安) has joined the ranks of Hollywood personalities protesting against the plans to hand out four Academy Awards during commercia...

'Jurassic Park,' 'Shining' added to National Film Registry

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The National Film Registry is turning 30 and will bring in a new crop of films ranging from dinosaurs' return from extinction, a cowboys-in-love drama and stories showcasing Native ...

Taiwan President weighs in as Chinese actor's statement at Golden Horse Awards sparks outcry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a Chinese actor referred to Taiwan as part of China’s territory during the Golden Horse Awards ceremony in Taipei last evening, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) re...

Photo story: the style and success of the 55th Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 55th annual Golden Horse Awards was held in Taipei on the evening of Nov. 17, where the best in Chinese-language cinema was recognized. “An Elephant Sitting S...

Zhang Yimou's 'Shadow' a favorite at Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The Chinese-language version of the Oscars is being held Saturday night in Taiwan's capital, Taipei, with veteran director Zhang Yimou's monochrome historical epic "Shadow" a lea...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 23, the 296th day of 2018. There are 69 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 23, 1...

Ang Lee receives Director's Guild of America award for outstanding contributions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Critically acclaimed Taiwanese film director Ang Lee was issued an outstanding contributions award today by the Director’s Guild of America (DGA). Lee expressed t...

Top 10 Taiwanese Movies

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Few of the creative industries are flourishing more in Taiwan than movie-making. For a relatively small nation, Taiwan is remarkably prolific at churning out big-screen ente...

Taiwan writer Li Ang refused entry to Afghanistan without China document

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese writer and veteran feminist Li Ang (李昂) was refused entry to Afghanistan because she did not have a “Non Objection Certificate” (NOC) from China, rep...