12:58 pm May 21, 2015 | No Comment
Traditional textile is still often regarded as something staid, and worn only by the likes of older businessmen and government officials — or when an invitation’s dress code calls for it. Meet young Indonesian designers who aim to change that premise.
12:21 pm May 21, 2015 | No Comment
For many of us, soursop is all about a glass of juice. In modern cuisine, ripe soursop is also perfect to make sorbet, granite or pudding.
4:33 pm May 20, 2015 | No Comment
Just steps from boutique-lined Rodeo Drive sits the decidedly unglamorous Arturo’s Shoe Fixx, where the Argentine immigrant toils for 13 hours a day in a warren of whirring machines and shoes stacked to the ceiling.
4:01 pm May 20, 2015 | No Comment
It took Silicon Valley chipmaker Nvidia the better part of a decade to gain acceptance as a global automotive supplier, a lesson for other technology firms hoping to make a similar transition from consumer electronics to car components.
3:39 pm May 20, 2015 | No Comment
Whether viewers opt to look at the feminist or capitalist themes in the movie, or to wax nostalgic about the return of a long awaited franchise, the relentless two hour ride that is "Mad Max: Fury Road" will give them their money’s worth and then some.
2:35 pm May 20, 2015 | No Comment
A British magazine has published an image of a figure that it says is the first and only known demonstrably authentic portrait of William Shakespeare made in his lifetime.
2:20 pm May 20, 2015 | No Comment
A film that Canadian director Denis Villeneuve says is meant to break "a cover of silence" about the brutality of the Mexican drug trade and the complicity of users in the violence that feeds their habits blasted its way into Cannes on Tuesday.
2:05 pm May 20, 2015 | No Comment
As the subject of women in film continues being discussed avidly at this year's Cannes Film Festival, actresses Rachel Weisz, Emily Blunt and Isabelle Huppert said they hoped the added attention would help erase gender inequality in movies.
1:57 pm May 20, 2015 | No Comment
Perhaps not since Cinderella lost a glass slipper at the ball has there been such a stir about glamorous footwear as there was on Tuesday in Cannes over a report that women had been turned away from a film premiere for failing to wear heels.
1:37 pm May 20, 2015 | No Comment
"Tomorrowland," out in US theaters on Friday, sees Walt Disney's early visions of a scientific utopia come alive on screen; a vibrant creative paradise in a parallel realm, epitomizing mankind's true potential.
1:23 pm May 20, 2015 | No Comment
It may not be the lights of Broadway but subway stations aren't a bad gig either, according to scores of musicians who auditioned on Tuesday to play in New York City's bustling underground terminals.
10:35 am May 20, 2015 | No Comment
Hungarian writer Laszlo Krasznahorkai has won the Man Booker International Prize for what the judges said were "magnificent works of deep imagination and complex passions, in which the human comedy verges painfully onto transcendence."