| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Missy Elliott will perform alongside a roster of K-Pop superstars during KCON 2013, a two-day fan convention for the genre at Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena later this month.
Elliott will perform during the first U.S. taping of K-Pop countdown show...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:56 AM
PHILADELPHIA – Nearly two decades into his unparalleled rap career, Jay Z hasn’t abandoned his lofty ambitions.
In the last year, the hip-hop magnate (born Shawn Carter) jolted the album release model when he struck a multimillion-dollar...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Dipping into Spain's seemingly bottomless well of genre talent, Spanish specialist Filmax has acquired world sales rights to Alfredo Montero's "In Darkness We Fall."
The cave-set survival thriller is co-written by Montero and Javier Gullon, who penned...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke's "Unknown Pleasures," "The World" and "24 City" have been celebrated by critics and on the international festival circuit, but his work has yet to break through with a wider audience in America. That might change with his...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Starting Thursday, an estimated 130,000 fans will descend on the cavernous Javits Center on Manhattan’s far west side to attend […]...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Iconic manga artists teamed up with an online community to take fan fiction to a new level. Throughout September, manga […]...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 8:30 AM
SITGES - When it comes to genre, he is el hombre. Proceedings at this weekend's Sitges Fantastic Fest, an event that boasts one of the biggest concentrations of black T-shirts in the history of mankind, bore that out.
At Friday's opening gala, when...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:51 PM
In the same way that fashion designers scour the trunks and attics of the past for inspiration, perfumers periodically dip into the well of classic French perfumery when creating new fragrances.
This seems to be one of those times.
After decades in...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 9:29 AM
The results this weekend for Tom Hanks’ hijacking drama “Captain Phillips” — which took in $26 million in U.S. ticket sales from just more than 3,000 theaters -- are a tricky beast to size up. On the one hand, the movie beat...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK -- Can money solve a Hollywood gender imbalance?
That's the question posed by a new film fund that aims to boost the number of female directors.
The fund, called Gamechanger Films, will exclusively finance movies directed by women, The...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Considering the degree to which slavish fan service has come to dominate the development process for genre pics, it's amazing that no one managed to load '80s action gods Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger into a true co-starring vehicle until...