| Apr 20, 2014
| 10:30 AM
BEIJING - The Weinstein Company's "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon II - The Green Destiny" is expected to shoot in New Zealand and China later this year.
The film is to be directed by Yuen Woo-ping, the veteran martial arts ace who was action choreographer...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 7:08 PM
With President Obama set to arrive Wednesday in Tokyo for a summit with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, thorny issues in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations will be a key subjects. Here are the basics on the TPP:
What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership?...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:01 AM
And they're off! Prince William, his wife, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and their son, Prince George, concluded their 19-day tour of Australia and New Zealand on Friday and have set off for their journey back to the United Kingdom.
The second in...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Prince William, Duchess Catherine and their son Prince George have touched down in Australia.
William, 31, the second in line to the British throne, stepped off a Royal Australian Air Force jet carrying him and his family just after 2:35 p.m. Sydney...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Directorial acclaim never comes easy. When it hits, though, the results can be significant not only for the helmer but for cinema itself. We take a look back at the films that propelled some of today’s most celebrated directors to prominence....
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Prince George was the subject of many aww-inducing photos during his family's trip Down Under, but his mother, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, reportedly has one favorite in particular.
A snapshot taken by professional photographer Simon Woolf, also a...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In a gallery-like loft space on South La Brea Avenue, rolls of fabrics are displayed by color in rich cascades of texture and pattern. Tags on the rolls make it evident that this is no run-of-the-mill fabric shop: Some are labeled with the names of...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:42 PM
For the third time in five years, the Pritzker Prize is going to a Japanese architect.
Shigeru Ban, a 56-year-old architect born in Tokyo, was named the winner of his profession’s top honor on Monday.
Yet Ban’s architecture is markedly...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Classic ballets change over time---sometimes radically. Take "Giselle," the antique, tragic two-act dance drama about a peasant girl driven mad by a nobleman but who rises from her grave to save his life.
In the 1841 French original, Albrecht (her...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Networking. Audience outreach. Opening up new markets. They sound like key words in an MBA program catalog, but those are three of the mandates of European Film Promotion.
Founded in 1997, EFP is an international web of orgs from 34 European countries...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Australia's Rialto Distribution made a trio of acquisitions on the eve of the European market.
It grabbed Australasian distribution rights to Ira Sachs' "Love Is Strange," the Roman Polanski-directed "Venus in Fur" and Michel Gondry's "Is the Man Who...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:55 PM
This is the season for wild birds and boar, for elk and all manner of game. Some is flown in from Scotland or Texas or New Zealand. And not every chef or restaurant indulges, so when they do, be ready to take advantage. It's easy to see chefs' fascination...