The only woman director taking part in this year's Asian Film Festival at the French seaside resort of Deauville won the event's top award, the coveted Lotus D'Or.China's Li Yu, 32, won the prize for "Dam Street".
Jacques Audiard's "De battre mon coeur s'est arrete" (The Beat That My Heart Skipped) continued its winning streak Tuesday, waltzing off with the prize for best French film of 2005 at the 11th annual Lumiere Awards.
Hollywood lovebirds Tom Cruise and Actress Scarlett Johansson, "Moulin Rouge" star Ewan McGregor and "Desperate Housewives" principal Teri Hatcher are among the actors who will put their own spin on famous tunes on "Unexpected Dreams: Songs from the Stars."
As we've done at the end of each year since 1993, The Harris Poll(R) has asked U.S. adults to name their favorite TV personalities. For the fifth consecutive year, Oprah Winfrey captures the number-one position.
Hollywood's screenwriters gave their two top film awards to race drama "Crash" and gay romance "Brokeback Mountain" on Saturday, setting up a showdown between the two message movies for the best movie Oscar.
Rock star Elton John is tying the knot with longtime partner David Furnish Wednesday, in a civil union ceremony seen as a watershed in the struggle for gay rights - and as the party of the season by celebrity-spotters.
The 24-episode Hong Kong TV drama "The Three Years and Eight Months" about the war of Chinese resistance against Japanese invaders from 1937 to 1945 will start shooting at the second half of this month.
In her first public appearance in more than three months, Taiwan model Lin Chi-ling told a packed Taipei press conference Monday she was considering establishing a charitable foundation "to pay back society" for all it has given her.
Widely acknowledged as the Super Girl with the most talent, Zhang Liangying finally signed with two of the leading Chinese labels, Huayi Brothers and Huayou Century, who pledged to forge Zhang into a super star in the domestic movie and music scenes.
Super Girl has been a phenomenon. As the champion of this year's super girl contest, Li Yuchun, known for her tomboy appearance, hot performing style and large number of fans, is definitely the center of the phenomenon.
Chinese director Zhang Yimou was in his late 20s when he saw Ken Takakura take on Japanese mobsters on the big screen, a performance that helped inspire him to quit his cotton factory job and join film school.
This year's super girl winners Li Yuchun, Zhou Bichang and Zhang Liangying, and other contestants from the Chinese hottest star-making singing contest, jointly held a Beijing concert on Sunday night at the Worker's Stadium.
Zhang Liangying, whose fame has grown as third-place finisher in the nation's televised "Super Girl" singing contest, had hoped that Olympic Gold medal hurdler Liu Xiang might attend the Super Girls' concert in Shanghai.
Chen Kaige's mega budget fantasy epic The Promise , Peter Chan's musical Perhaps Love and Tsai Ming-Liang's erotic musical The Wayward Cloud will represent China to bid for the Best Foreign Language Film at upcming Oscar.