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'Zombie fever' creeps into 18 Levels of Hell in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The zombie craze kicked off by an exhibition at Tainan Art Museum has boosted visits tenfold at a nearby temple known for its "Eighteen Levels of Hell" (十八地獄). ...

'Elvis,' 'Top Gun' tie for box-office crown with $30.5M each

NEW YORK (AP) — Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Presley biopic “Elvis” shook up theaters with an estimated $30.5 million in weekend ticket sales, but — in a box-office rarity — “Elvis” tied “Top Gun: Maverick," ...

Religious critics of south Taiwan zombie exhibition spark debate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following recent comments criticizing and calling for the cancelation of the Tainan Art Museum’s upcoming “Ghosts and Hells: The Underworld in Asian Art”...

Review: Thriller 'The Black Phone' is captivating, really

Phones in serial killer movies are usually used by the deranged hunters to taunt the police or carefully tell victims how they’ll die. But in “The Black Phone” it’s the other way around, fitting for a...

Photo of the Day: Zombies spotted in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — These haunting images of gliding ghouls spooked Taiwanese netizens on Sunday (June 12). The photos were posted that evening by the Tainan Art Museum to promote the upco...

Delusional man found competent for trial in teen's stabbing

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A homeless man has been found competent to stand trial in the stabbing of a Florida teenager who went missing while riding his bike. Lawyers for Semmie W...

Testimony at Times Square trial: Attacker was hearing voices

NEW YORK (AP) — After Richard Rojas was kicked out of the Navy, he began sharing disturbing thoughts that were coursing through his head — that cars were following him, that aircraft were dusting him ...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 29-June 4

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 29-June 4: May 29: Actor Anthony Geary (“General Hospital”) is 75. Singer Rebbie Jackson is 72. Composer Danny Elfman (Oingo Boingo) is 69. Si...

Summer Movie Calendar: From 'Top Gun 2' to 'Thor 4' and more

A rundown of notable films coming out this summer: May 6 “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” (Disney, theaters): After breaking open the...

Movies love a comeback story. This summer, it's their turn.

This summer at the movies, Tom Cruise is back in the cockpit behind those iconic aviators. Doctors Grant, Sattler and Ian Malcolm are returning for another round with the dinosaurs. Natalie Portman is...

Movies love a comeback story. This summer, it's their turn.

This summer at the movies, Tom Cruise is back in the cockpit behind those iconic aviators. Doctors Grant, Sattler and Ian Malcolm are returning for another round with the dinosaurs. Natalie Portman is...

Review: 'The Northman' an ambitious, but lean revenge tale

The first sign that not everyone in Robert Eggers' 10th-century Viking revenge tale “The Northman” has their priorities entirely straight comes early in the film, when the Viking king Aurvandil (Ethan...

Josh Brolin: Tough rancher in 'Outer Range,' softie at home

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Josh Brolin grew up on California’s central coast knowing men like Royal Abbott, the laconic and emotionally distant rancher he plays in “Outer Range.” The actor is glad he’s not on...

After 'Ozark' role, Tom Pelphrey is on Hollywood's radar

NEW YORK (AP) — “Ozark” will drop its final seven episodes of the series April 29, wrapping up the story of a couple, played by Jason Bateman and Laura Linney (Marty and Wendy Byrde), whose family mov...

Review: Life through a witch's eyes in 'You Won't Be Alone'

Maybe it's a counter-reaction to our increasingly digital reality, but lately horror films have increasingly turned to primal pasts to resurrect the rituals and fears of folktale. I...