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Film of the week: Joe

July 26, 2014 Film & TV

Film of the week: Joe

Nicolas Cage tries to keep a lid on his demons in a dark backwoods Texas, in David Gordon Green's latest real-American missive.

First Look at Halo: Nightfall

July 26, 2014 Film & TV

First Look at Halo: Nightfall

Microsoft released the first trailer for its upcoming live-action digital series Halo: Nightfall.

'Doctor Who' Showrunner: Peter Jackson Will 'Probably' Direct a Future Episode

July 26, 2014 Film & TV

'Doctor Who' Showrunner: Peter Jackson Will 'Probably' Direct a Future Episode

Steven Moffat confirms that he's discussed the possibility with the director and that bringing him on board is a matter of finding the time after he's finished with the final installment of "The Hobbit."

‘Expendables 3’ Leaks Online, Pirated Copy Downloaded 189,000 Times in 24 Hours

July 26, 2014 Film & TV

‘Expendables 3’ Leaks Online, Pirated Copy Downloaded 189,000 Times in 24 Hours

A DVD-quality copy of actioner "The Expendables 3," starring Sylvester Stallone, has been downloaded via piracy sites more than 189,000 times over a 24-hour period — three weeks ahead of the U.S. premiere.

The 5 Massive New Telescopes That Will Change Astronomy Forever

July 26, 2014 Tech

The 5 Massive New Telescopes That Will Change Astronomy Forever

The biggest building boom in the history of astronomy is upon us. In Chile and Hawaii and in space, astronomers are getting powerful telescopes that dwarf the current state-of-the-art instruments. When the mountain blasting and the mirror polishing are all done, we will have the clearest and most detailed views of outer space ever.

Screen Australia Outlines Staffing, Program Cuts

July 26, 2014 Film & TV

Screen Australia Outlines Staffing, Program Cuts

The federal agency which supports film and television production in Australia was forced to make the cuts after the government pulled a total of $35.7 million out of its budget over the next four years.

Chinese Airline Celebrates Launch of Japan Flight With Anime Theme

July 26, 2014 News

Chinese Airline Celebrates Launch of Japan Flight With Anime Theme

Cosplay, video games and music from "Final Fantasy XIV" entertained passengers on Spring Airlines' launch of its Shanghai-to-Osaka route.

10 Must-See International Gallery Shows

July 26, 2014 Art

10 Must-See International Gallery Shows

As the dog days of summer approach, we're dreaming about flying off to some of the world's most fascinating cities to see equally fascinating art. After all, art lovers never truly take a vacation (and why would we?). From Lynn Chadwick's shiny, angular beasts perpetually howling at the moon at Berlin's Blain|Southern, to Os Gemeos' immersive environment in Brazil's Galerie Fortes Vilaça, these shows are the highlights of the summer.

Interview With Director Zhang Yimou

July 26, 2014 Film & TV

Interview With Director Zhang Yimou

THR sat down with the legendary Chinese director to discuss his plans, the success of his artistic return to form in "Coming Home" and his coming big budget movie about the building of the Great Wall.

Paul McCartney Recording With Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Joe Perry

July 26, 2014 Music

Paul McCartney Recording With Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Joe Perry

The great Beatle Paul has entered the studio and called upon the diverse talents of glam-rock icon Alice Cooper, arch-artisan Johnny Depp (!) and Aerosmith guitar hero Joe Perry.

Sinead O'Connor: "I Won't Play Israel"

July 26, 2014 News

Sinead O'Connor: "I Won't Play Israel"

Sinéad O’Connor has spoken exclusively to Hot Press about a show she was reportedly due to have played on September 11 in Caesarea, a town located half-way between Tel Aviv and Haifa.

This Doco On The State Of The Music Industry Will Blow Your Mind

July 26, 2014 News

This Doco On The State Of The Music Industry Will Blow Your Mind

What is ‘selling out’? How much does a band make from releasing an album? How long does a band have to go at it until they can just break even? These are some of the questions that filmmaker Dan Graetz has explored in his illuminating new mini-documentary, The Truth About Money In Music.