‘Thanatos, Drunk’ Soaks Up Top Awards at Taipei Film Festival

July 19, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Chang Tso-chi’s “Thanatos, Drunk” took six prizes and dominated the final awards of the Taipei Film Festival, including the Grand Prix. The festival concluded Saturday (July 18) after running from June 26.

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Film Review: ‘Antonia.’

July 19, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Antonia Pozzi was an Italian poet.” That terse description is all the English-language Wikipedia entry has to offer on the tragic literary figure whose life inspired Ferdinando Cito Filomarino’s “Antonia.”

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Film Review: ‘I Am Belfast’

July 18, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Any old documentary can give you the history of a city, but it takes a special kind of movie to capture its spirit, from the way the sun reflects off its walls to the smell of rain on its streets.

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‘Monster Hunt’ Bags China Opening Day Record

July 17, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Chinese fantasy film “Monster Hunt” has broken China’s opening day box office record

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Japan Box Office: ‘Boy And The Beast’ Opens Ahead of ‘Terminator Genisys’

July 14, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Mamoru Hosoda’s "The Boy and the Beast," a Harry-Potter-ish coming-of-age animation, topped the Japanese box office for the weekend of July 11-12.

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China Box Office: ‘Tiny Times 4.0′ Opens On Top

July 14, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Franchise film, “Tiny Times 4.0” stormed the Chinese box office with an opening four day weekend of $58.4 million.

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Korea Box Office: ‘Northern Limit Line’ Reclaims Top Spot, ‘Inside Out’ Opens Strongly

July 13, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Local naval battle drama “Northern Limit Line” reclaimed top position in the Korean box office from “Terminator Genisys.”

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Nintendo Boss Iwata Satoru Dead At 55

July 13, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Iwata Satoru, the hugely popular president of Japanese games giant, has died of cancer, age 55.

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Six Former Tencent Staff In China Bribery Probe

July 10, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A number of former employees of Chinese Internet giant Tencent have been detained by police in connection with bribery allegations.

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China’s Golden Harvest and SMI Exhibit Confidence in Current Box Office Boom

July 9, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Cinema chains reveal strong performances from theatres, buy in shares

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