Movies

Monkey Punch, creator of megahit Japan comic Lupin III, dies

Apr 17, 2019

Cartoonist Monkey Punch, best known as the creator of the Japanese megahit comic series Lupin III, has died at age of 81

Chinese viewers balk at 'Bohemian Rhapsody' film censorship

Mar 27, 2019

Moviegoers in China say the version of "Bohemian Rhapsody" shown in Chinese theaters erases mentions of Freddie Mercury's sexuality

Sega halts game shipment after actor arrested on drug charge

Mar 14, 2019

Japanese entertainment company Sega has cancelled shipments of its video game "Judgment," also known as "Judge Eyes," after one of its actors was arrested on drug charges

Zhang Yimou's 'One Second' dropped from Berlin film festival

Feb 13, 2019

The latest film from famed Chinese director Zhang Yimou has been dropped from the Berlin International Film Festival for "technical reasons"

Sony boosts profit on tax cut, yen, sales of music, movies

Feb 1, 2019

Sony boosts profit on tax cut, yen, entertainment segment

Singapore to reduce military training after actor's death

Jan 25, 2019

Singapore's military says it will reduce the length, intensity and frequency of its training programs after an actor died from injuries he sustained while on reservist duty

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