Asia Pacific Roundabout
Bangkok has long been known for harboring some of the poshest and most comfortable movie theatres on the planet. But if the operator and interior designers of the just recently opened Embassy Diplomat Screens are to be believed, Thailand’s capital now also is home to “the world’s most luxurious cinema.” More »
The organizers of the 17th edition of the Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF), Asia’s by far largest movie event, have confirmed that internationally renowned Chinese actress Gong Li will serve as jury president, heading the committee that selects the winner of the coveted “Golden Goblet Award” from films entered in competition. More »
Thai cinema certainly has come a long way, as production values have soared considerably over the years. More »
With chilly temperatures still prevailing across most of Japan, Walt Disney Pictures’ animated feature Frozen has proven to be a veritable audience-puller since its opening on March 14, 2014. More »
For the best part of January and February, South Korea’s media was brimming with reports that the second installment of Marvel’s superhero franchise The Avengers would be partly shot in the country, although local Disney Studios representatives denied the claims at the time. More »
It may come as a big surprise to some, but the internationally isolated and politically ostracized country of North Korea has long boasted an extraordinarily prolific movie industry. More »
Ken Caldwell, senior VP, North American theatrical sales, for Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Distribution, will be awarded the 2014 Show “E” Awar More »
Studio Movie Grill is stretching to both coasts with new locations announced in Florida, Pennsylvania and California More »
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