SINGAPORE – Andy Lau (pictured, right) burned up the red carpet on Wednesday night in Singapore as he and Gordon Lam (left) turned out for the world premiere of Hong Kong action movie “Firestorm.” The screening, held at the Resorts World Theatre in Sentosa, was part of the ScreenSingapore event which is held alongside the annual Asian TV Forum. The Edko-produced film about a by-the-book cop’s relentless pursuit of gangsters who enjoy killing and taunting the police, begins its Asian commercial release on Dec. 12, 2013.
The 35th anniversary of Sisterhood is Global Institute (SIGI) was celebrated at a gala event in New York City on Tuesday night, Dec. 10. Founded in 1984 Robin Morgan, the late Simone de Beauvoir and women’s groups in 80 countries, SIGI has been hailed as the first international feminist think tank and counts on its [...]
Awkwafina just might’ve had her best Monday ever. Shortly after 5 a.m., the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. announced that she’d earned her first Golden Globe nomination (as best actress in a motion picture – musical or comedy) for her performance in “The Farewell.” But she didn’t have a ton of time to celebrate, since she [...]
From Bye, Felicia to The Dress, memes have provided the ideal discursive forum for our ever dwindling attention spans. On this side of the century, most memes have been byte-sized digital novelties that fizzle away without manifesting in the meatspace. But as the gap between URL and IRL draws closer, memes are spilling into real [...]
A family-friendly version of the “Fast & Furious” world revved up at Universal City’s AMC Theatre on Saturday, with Vin Diesel bringing 11-year-old daughter Similce to the premiere of the Netflix and DreamWorks animated series, “Fast & Furious: Spy Racers,” which features both of their voices and Diesel as an executive producer. The streaming show [...]
How do you write a musical? It’s a question Alanis Morissette and Diablo Cody asked themselves with admirable cluelessness — the kind of blindness to convention that begets the best of artistic invention. Admittedly, the former, a singer-songwriter whose albums defined a generation of smart young people ready to slough off an unrelenting millennium, and [...]
Even Spider-Man gets a little star-struck around Will Smith. Though Tom Holland has co-starred with some of the biggest names in Hollywood, meeting his “Spies in Disguise” co-star for the first time was a pretty special experience for the 23-year-old star — partially because of the venue. “It was kind of crazy, you know, because [...]
Donna Karan, Mary-Louise Parker and Deborra-Lee Furness were celebrated for their charitable work at the David Lynch Foundation’s 2019 Women of Vision Awards. “We are all being guided to come together as one. There is so much chaos in the world right now,” Karan said, while accepting her Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual luncheon on [...]