'Star Wars' fails to take off in China

Entertainment News Dec 21, 2019

'Star Wars' fails to take off in China

Jedi mind tricks don't work on China. Though "Star Wars" fans from around the world waited in line for days to catch "The Rise of Skywalker," the sci-fi series has struggled to woo filmgoers in the increasingly important Chinese market. Special previews of the long-awaited film ...

The cosmic talents of Noriyoshi Ohrai

Art Jan 16, 2018

The cosmic talents of Noriyoshi Ohrai

by John L. Tran

It must have been nonstop monsters, warships, hunks and epic boobage for much of Noriyoshi Ohrai's life. The retrospective exhibition, at the Ueno Royal Museum, of this incredibly prolific illustrator's work is a frenzied and spectacularly schlocky cosmos of sci-fi and action movie posters, magazines, ...