Ringo Lam, Hong Kong Director of ‘City on Fire,’ Dies at 63

HONG KONG — Ringo Lam, a Hong Kong film director best known for gritty crime thrillers like the 1987 classic “City on Fire,” died on Saturday at his home in Hong Kong. He was 63. The police confirmed Mr. Lam’s death. The cause was unknown but the police said they found no reason to suspect…

Mexico City as the Director of ‘Roma’ Remembers It (and Hears It)

The area’s popularity among the wealthy began to fade around the middle of the 20th century, as many residents moved to increasingly fashionable areas further from the city center or to newly developed suburbs. They were replaced by a middle class — professionals, government bureaucrats, business owners, said Enrique Krauze, a prominent Mexican historian and…

Penny Marshall: US TV star and director dies aged 75

Image copyright Reuters Image caption In 2004, Penny Marshall was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame along with Laverne & Shirley co-star Cindy Williams Penny Marshall, star of US TV series Laverne & Shirley and director of hit films Big and A League of Their Own, has died at the age…

Roma: Director Alfonso Cuaron on his new film

Spanish-language black-and-white film, Roma, is emerging as a strong contender in pre-Oscar contests picking up numerous awards and nominations. Written and directed by Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron, who also made Gravity, the film is a family drama inspired by Cuaron’s own childhood. BBC Talking Movies’ Tom Brook reports. Talking Movies is broadcast on BBC World…

Final Fantasy XV Director Says ‘No Plans’ for Nintendo Switch Version – IGN News…

Final Fantasy XV Director Says ‘No Plans’ for Nintendo Switch Version – IGN News It doesn’t look like Final Fantasy XV will be coming to Nintendo Switch anytime soon as game director Hajime Tabata has confirmed there are currently “no plans” to bring the game to Nintendo’s upcoming console. February 08 2017 at 10:11PM www.youtube.com/……