Black-and-white version of Oscars Best Feature 'Parasite' to be released in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The black-and-white cut of South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite,” which made Oscars history at the Academy Awards on Monday (Feb. 10), will be ...

Oscar Predictions: Can 'Parasite' upset '1917'?

NEW YORK (AP) — Ahead of Sunday’s 92nd Academy Awards, Associated Press Film Writer Jake Coyle shares his predictions for a ceremony with a lot of locks but the potential for a few surprises. ...

Winners of the 2020 British Academy Film Awards

LONDON (AP) — Winners of the 2020 British Academy Film Awards, presented Sunday: Film -- “1917” British Film -- “1917” Director -- Sam Mendes, “19...

How to binge on Oscar movies in cinemas for cheap

NEW YORK (AP) — At $15 a pop in major cities — and sometimes more — going to the cinema can easily break the bank. That's where a movie subscription comes in. Although MoviePass fail...

2 sickened by cleaning solution in drinks at Nebraska bar

LA VISTA, Neb. (AP) — Two customers at a movie theater bar in Nebraska were treated at a hospital after they were served cleaning solution in their drinks apparently by accident. The...

Brazil soap star agrees to be government's culture secretary

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Former soap opera star Regina Duarte agreed Wednesday to become Brazil's culture secretary, replacing the previous secretary who was fired for giving a speech that used language ...

'Bad Boys for Life' debuts so good with box office top spot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two "Bad Boys” were too good for one “Dolittle” at the box office. “Bad Boys for Life” starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence brought in $59 million in the U.S. a...

Two Ang Lee movies rated among 100 greatest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The British film magazine Empire has honored the Academy-award winning Taiwanese director Ang Lee (李安) for his two extraordinary films, "Brokeback Mountain" and ...

Psychedelic 'Van Gogh Alive' expo now in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "Van Gogh Alive," an immersive digital art exhibit that brings Vincent Van Gogh paintings to life, kicked off in Taipei on Wednesday (Jan. 15) and will arrive in...

US director Spike Lee to lead Cannes film festival jury

PARIS (AP) — Spike Lee will lead the jury of this year's Cannes Film Festival, and festival organizers hope the provocative American director will “shake things up” at the gathering of the world's cin...

Leonardo DiCaprio, Taika Waititi react to Oscar nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reactions from some of the nominees for the Academy Awards: ___ “Ultimately, I've been able to be fortunate enough to get to work with some pret...

Humble Aguero still the standard bearer for strikers in EPL

There’s a shelf above the television in his home in a plush area of northwest England where Sergio Aguero keeps the match balls — signed by all his teammates — from the hat tricks he has scored for Ma...

'Holy Grail' digital effects rewinding the clock for actors

LONDON (AP) — With Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” expected to battle “Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood” and “1917” for the best picture Oscar in February, all eyes are on the special effects team that...

Ivan Passer, a leading Czech New Wave filmmaker, dies at 86

NEW YORK (AP) — Ivan Passer, a leading filmmaker of the Czech New Wave who with Milos Forman fled Soviet-controlled Prague and forged a celebrated career in Hollywood, has died. He was 86. ...

Actor Jeremy Irons to head jury at Berlin film festival

BERLIN (AP) — British actor Jeremy Irons will head the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival next month, organizers said Thursday. Irons will be jury president at the festiv...