Elite archers were competing this week in the World Cup series in Antalya, Turkey, the first major event since the sport was elevated by the IOC to a higher ranking that will ensure a bigger share of Olympic revenues every four years.Sunday, 16 June, 2013, 9:51am
Esther Williams, the self-described "Million Dollar Mermaid", whose wholesome beauty, shapely figure and aquatic skills launched an entire genre of movies - the Technicolor "aqua musicals" - died on June 6 at the age of 91. She was remembered for her Hollywood fame but also her influence on fashion and on synchronised swimming, the Olympic sport inspired by her cinematic water ballet.16 Jun 2013 - 9:51am
James Franco believes in exploring the many aspects of creativity beyond acting. That's why he's also directing, writing and studying for his PhD, he tells Doretta Lau16 Jun 2013 - 3:26pm
Hollywood is banking on the future this summer – and not just a future where Captain James T. Kirk orders warp speed or Tony Stark builds a better Iron Man outfit.5 May 2013 - 5:41pm
It's the stuff of movies: a 25-storey-tall robot drags an oil tanker through the streets of Hong Kong, creating a trail of destruction, to face off with a sea monster. Hong Kong's not new to Hollywood, but more and more foreign filmmakers are finding the city's appeal to moviegoers around the world is worth putting their money on.2 Apr 2013 - 9:45am 1 comment
The name Esther Eng may not ring a bell with many people, even Chinese film buffs, but S. Louisa Wei is determined to remedy this situation with Golden Gate, Silver Light, her documentary about the pioneering Chinese-American filmmaker that is making its world premiere at this year's Hong Kong International Film Festival.31 Mar 2013 - 3:00pm
Hollywood's action movie franchises inevitably went downhill. Perhaps this is a stand-in metaphor for America's power and promise, always delivered first with an impressive bang, until reality sinks in. First-time readers of the US Constitution and the Declaration of Independence felt that bang too, until they learned more about the reality of empire.14 Feb 2013 - 1:29am 3 comments
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has lashed out at a big-budget Hollywood film about his secret-spilling website, calling the movie "a massive propaganda attack".
Speaking to students at Britain's Oxford University by videolink from the Ecuadoran embassy in London, Assange revealed he had acquired a copy of the script for The Fifth Estate, due to be released in November.25 Jan 2013 - 3:05am
Hollywood hits the red carpet on Sunday for the Golden Globes, Tinseltown’s biggest pre-Oscars awards show, with Steven Spielberg, Ben Affleck and Quentin Tarantino among those eyeing major prizes.12 Jan 2013 - 12:24pm
A talented female lawyer negotiates a man's world, brings to justice the most corrupt politician in the land, and romances the future president of the United States for good measure.
No, it's not Legally Blonde 3, it's the true story of Hillary Rodham Clinton - coming to you in time to swing the 2016 presidential election.20 Dec 2012 - 3:53am