Mar 02, 2013 01:35 EST
Hong Kong action star Jackie Chan this week joins China's top political advisory body in a move analysts say highlights Beijing's growing "soft power" efforts to project unity between itself and the former British colony.
Mar 01, 2013 18:11 EST
A judge refused to drop two of the three criminal charges against US actress Lindsay Lohan and confirmed Friday that the troubled starlet's trial would take place in Los Angeles on March 18.
Feb 28, 2013 18:36 EST
Actor-director Clint Eastwood on Thursday joined more than a hundred self-described moderate and conservative Republicans in urging the US Supreme Court to scrap California's gay marriage ban.
Feb 28, 2013 14:48 EST
Steven Spielberg, named head of the Cannes Film Festival jury Wednesday, is a Hollywood legend and one of modern cinema's most influential filmmakers -- even if his awards glory has faded of late.
Feb 28, 2013 02:48 EST
Award-winning director Steven Spielberg will head up this year's Cannes Film Festival jury, the organisers announced on Thursday, just days after he missed out on his third best-director Oscar.
Feb 26, 2013 22:32 EST
DreamWorks Animation has announced an $87 million write-down on last year's holiday season animated blockbuster "Rise of the Guardians."
Feb 26, 2013 16:49 EST
David Bowie shares an on-screen kiss with British actress Tilda Swinton in the video for his latest single released on Tuesday.
Feb 26, 2013 15:19 EST
Paris fashion week kicked off on Tuesday with a bold, "masculine" collection for women in neutral colours by experimental South Korean designer Moon Young Hee.
Feb 25, 2013 19:46 EST
The comedy "Identity Thief" topped the box office in the United States and Canada in its third week, bouncing back on Oscars weekend after slipping from the top spot, figures showed Monday.
Feb 25, 2013 17:14 EST
Quvenzhane Wallis, fresh from the Oscars spotlight as the youngest ever best actress nominee, is to play "Annie" in a Tinseltown remake of the hit Broadway musical, filmmakers said.
Feb 25, 2013 16:23 EST
Critics blasted Oscars host Seth MacFarlane on Monday for "crudely sexist antics" and peddling "offensive" Jewish stereotypes, as the Academy Awards post mortem got into full swing.
Feb 25, 2013 14:57 EST
The US State Department, still mourning the loss of its diplomats in a bloody attack on a mission in Libya, Monday cheered the Oscar win for "Argo" based on a true life tale of diplomatic bravery.
Feb 25, 2013 14:27 EST
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) on Monday blasted an Oscars sketch in which potty-mouthed film star bear Ted joked about Jews in Hollywood, calling it "offensive and not remotely funny."
Feb 25, 2013 09:40 EST
Ben Affleck's Iran hostage drama "Argo" won the coveted best film Oscar late Sunday, while Daniel Day-Lewis took a record third best actor prize at the 85th Academy Awards, Hollywood's biggest night.
Feb 25, 2013 07:43 EST
Anne Hathaway won an Oscar on her second nomination Sunday, confirming her status as one of Hollywood's brightest acting talents -- and an astonishingly powerful singer who "Dreamed a Dream."
Feb 25, 2013 06:52 EST
Austrian director Michael Haneke finally got his due from Oscars voters when his "Amour" -- a searing tale of ageing, illness, death and dignity -- took home the award for best foreign film.
Feb 25, 2013 03:13 EST
Daniel Day-Lewis won a record third best actor Oscar late on Sunday, confirming his status as one of the finest actors of his generation, with an incredible range and astonishing attention to detail.
Feb 25, 2013 01:33 EST
Tinseltown's A-list stars offered up a healthy serving of old-school Hollywood glamour on the Oscars red carpet, with strapless gowns and pale colors most definitely in vogue.
Feb 25, 2013 00:32 EST
Ben Affleck's Iran hostage crisis drama "Argo" won the coveted best film Oscar on Sunday at the climax of the 85th Academy Awards, Hollywood's biggest night which saw many movies honored.
Feb 24, 2013 22:55 EST
Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" and "Les Miserables" won early Oscars Sunday at a musical show where the race for the top Academy Awards was on a knife-edge between frontrunners "Argo" and "Lincoln."