Movies

Taiwan president defends pro-independence film award winner

Nov 19, 2018

Taiwan's president has expressed her support for the prestigious Golden Horse film awards after a pro-independence director's speech ignited controversy in the mainland

Director Zhang Yimou wins Golden Horse Award for 'Shadow'

Nov 17, 2018

Veteran director Zhang Yimou won best director at the Chinese-language version of the Oscars Saturday night in Taiwan with his monochrome historical epic "Shadow."

French film star Catherine Deneuve receives Japanese award

Oct 23, 2018

French film star Catherine Deneuve has received Japanese prestigious art award, the Praemium Imperiale, and was greeted by Emperor Akihito

Film with Fan Bingbing, Bruce Willis canceled after tax case

Oct 18, 2018

Film release for "Air Strike," featuring Fan Bingbing and Bruce Willis, has been canceled after the Chinese actress was ensnared in tax evasion case

Thailand keeping 'The Beach' of movie fame closed for rehab

Oct 4, 2018

Thailand extending closure of a beautiful bay made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie "The Beach" until it recovers from years of environment damage caused by too many tourists

China orders actress Fan Bingbing to pay massive tax fine

Oct 4, 2018

Chinese media say tax authorities have ordered actress Fan Bingbing to pay taxes and fines but would spare her from criminal prosecution

Chinese media say actress Fan Bingbing has been ordered to pay taxes and fines but won't be prosecuted if taxes are paid

Oct 3, 2018

Chinese media say actress Fan Bingbing has been ordered to pay taxes and fines but won't be prosecuted if taxes are paid

Japanese actor Koji Yakusho says his is a solitary craft

Sep 29, 2018

Koji Yakusho has played a range of roles in Japanese and Hollywood films and his ability to imbue a range of characters with humanism is part of why he's being honored at Tokyo Film Festival

Correction: China Missing Celebrity story

Sep 26, 2018

Correction: China Missing Celebrity story

Mystery around disappearance of Chinese star Fan Bingbing

Sep 24, 2018

Fan Bingbing, one of China's best-known stars, has well and truly fallen off the map amid vague allegations of tax shenanigans that have put her at odds with China's Communist Party-appointed culture czars