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George Takei, Ang Lee protest 'racist' Oscar jokes

Mar 16, 2016 - 1:22 PM

25 Academy members of Asian descent complain about the racist jokes by Chris Rock and Sacha Baron Cohen at the 2016 Oscars

GEORGE TAKEI. The 'Star Trek' actor is among 25 Academy members who complained about the racist jokes at the 2016 Oscars. Photo by EPA/ANDREW GOMBERT

Ang Lee: ‘I am not a master of filmmaking. I am a slave.’

Nov 30, 2013 - 10:11 AM

The Oscar award winning director visits Manila and reveals plans of shooting a film in the country

AS CANDID AS IT GETS. Lee answers questions from the press during the 40-minute forum that was followed by cocktails at the SM Aura Skypark. All photos by Jory Rivera

Stars gather in Taiwan for Chinese 'Oscars'

Nov 23, 2013 - 2:43 PM

The Golden Horse Awards recognizes some of Asia s best films for the past year

AWARD WINNING DIRECTOR. Oscar-winning director Ang Lee waves during a media event for the 50th Golden Horse awards in Taipei. AFP Photo

Explicit lesbian love epic wins Cannes top prize

May 27, 2013 - 7:44 AM

An all star jury at cinema s top showcase led this year by Hollywood director Steven Spielberg crowned the graphically erotic coming of age story

CANNES WINNERS. Winners and hosts stand on stage on May 26, 2013 after French-Tunisian director Abdellatif Kechiche won the Palme d'Or for the film "Blue is the Warmest Colour" during the closing ceremony of the 66th Cannes film festival in Cannes. Photo by Valery Hache/AFP

Kidman, Lee join Spielberg on Cannes festival jury

Apr 24, 2013 - 2:52 PM

Hollywood A listers actress Nicole Kidman and director Ang Lee will join Steven Spielberg next month on the Cannes film festival jury organizers said

Photo from Nicole Kidman's official Facebook page

Why do we get Oscar movies late?

Jan 18, 2013 - 5:12 PM

If you re frustrated about Oscar films reaching Philippine movie screens late our expert attempts to explain why Read on

NO LONGER A DREAM. Oscar-nominated 'Les Miserables' is now showing in the Philippines. Photo from the 'Les Miserables' Facebook page

Guess who: Predicting the new Oscar winners

Jan 18, 2013 - 1:50 PM

Who among the latest major Academy Award nominees would win? These guesses are for your consideration

WHO’S THAT GIRL? Quvenzhané Wallis as the tender yet tough ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ child. Photo from the movie’s Facebook pageWHO’S THAT GIRL? Quvenzhané Wallis as the tender yet tough ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ child. Photo from the movie’s Facebook page

Entertainment wRap: Porn, Oscars, Hitler

Jan 13, 2013 - 8:59 PM

Porn film makers outraged at new condom requirement for actors Oscar nominations and Seth MacFarlane s nazi joke

BAD JOKE? Seth MacFarlane in a photo posted on Facebook by the Noreen Fraser Foundation against cancer

Hugh Jackman: Oscar nomination exciting, surreal

Jan 11, 2013 - 8:42 AM

Hugh Jackman Bradley Cooper Robert de Niro and other Oscar nominees welcome news of their nominations

Film review: 'Life of Pi'

Jan 07, 2013 - 12:08 PM

Even though dark heavy things happen there is this underlying feeling of assurance of things working out

COLORS AND ENLIGHTENMENT. The greatest asset of the film is the delivery of one overwhelmingly beautiful image after another. Photo from the 'Life of Pi' Facebook page

2013 first quarter movies

Dec 16, 2012 - 9:15 PM

Aside from Les Miserables here are other movies to watch out for

GOOD GIRL GONE BAD. Mia Wasikowska of Tim Burton's 'Alice in Wonderland' fame in a dark role in 'Stoker.' All images from 20th Century Fox

Ang Lee breaks rules in new film 'Life of Pi'

Sep 29, 2012 - 8:18 AM

Director Ang Lee says he broke every rule in Life of Pi which premiered Friday bringing the best selling novel into stunning 3D life with a production featuring an unknown lead actor 4 tigers and the world s biggest wave machine