Movies

Studio Ghibli co-founder, director Isao Takahata dies at 82

Apr 6, 2018

Isao Takahata, co-founder of the prestigious Japanese animator Studio Ghibli that stuck to a hand-drawn "manga" look in the face of digital filmmaking, has died at 82

Studio Ghibli says director Isao Takahata, who co-founded the prestigious Japanese animator, has died at 82

Apr 6, 2018

Studio Ghibli says director Isao Takahata, who co-founded the prestigious Japanese animator, has died at 82

Communist Party will regulate China's media, film industry

Mar 23, 2018

The Communist Party is taking direct control of China's broadcasters and will regulate everything from movies and TV to books and radio programs in a move that tightens party supervision over public life

South Korean actor under sexual abuse probe found dead

Mar 9, 2018

A veteran South Korean actor who was under investigation for alleged sexual abuse of his students has been found dead

South Korea president joins country's growing MeToo movement

Feb 26, 2018

South Korea's president has joined a growing number of supporters of the country's MeToo movement, adding momentum to recent allegations of sexual misconduct against some of the most powerful men in the nation's art and entertainment industry

Analysis: Coin toss mirrors black experience beyond Olympics

Feb 10, 2018

Analysis: Shani Davis' denial by coin toss is a bitter reminder of daily experience of black Americans in a white world

Mario and Minions? Illumination to co-produce Nintendo film

Feb 1, 2018

Mario gets together with the Minions: Japanese video-game company Nintendo Co.'s Mario movie co-produced with Chris Meledandri, the chief executive of Illumination Entertainment

Kara Wai ecstatic over Excellence in Asian Cinema Award

Jan 18, 2018

Hong Kong actress Kara Wai says she is ecstatic over receiving this year's Asian Film Awards' Excellence in Asian Cinema Award

Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang denies sexual misconduct rumors

Jan 17, 2018

Well-known Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang has vehemently denied rumors of sexual misconduct by him

China's 2017 movie ticket sales rise 13.5 percent

Jan 1, 2018

Domestic movie ticket sales rose 13.5 percent in 2017 in China, the world's second-biggest global film market

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