A helming debut that crackles with deadpan humor, feisty perfs, rich provincial color, even food for thought.
Golden Horse Awards
Doze Niu Chen-zer, the Taiwanese director of "Paradise in Service," was given a suspended jail sentence for breaking a law that prohibits the entry of Chinese nationals into a Taiwan naval base.
Taiwan's minister of culture has warned against a possible boycott of the Golden Horse Awards by China and mainland Chinese media.
China's "Black Coal, Thin Ice," received eight Golden Horse Awards nominations, topping the contenders list.
"Stray Dogs," the austere, and possibly final film, by Tsai Ming-liang is to be given a theatrical release in the U.S. and in Tsai's adopted home, Taiwan.
Prizes at Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards, awarded for the year's best best Chinese language films, were roughly split between Wong Kar-wai's "The Grandmaster" and Singaporean first time director…
Ryan Coogler's "Fruitvale Station," Roman Polanski's "Venus in Fur" and Haifaa Al-Mansour's "Wadjda" pepper a line-up which is otherwise dominated by selections from Asia and the Greater China region.
Wong Kar-wai's "The Grandmaster" topped the nominations list for the Golden Horse Awards, the Taiwanese prizes for best Chinese-language cinema.
"American Dreams In China" and its director Peter Chan Ho-sun were the big winners at China's Golden Rooster Awards this weekend.
VENICE – A dispute at the Venice Film Festival over the nationality of Tsai Ming-liang's competition entry "Stray Dogs" is being downplayed by fest director Alberto Barbera. While Tsai and his…