Thai cinema

Saying goodbye to the Siam Theatre

Saying goodbye to the Siam Theatre

A collection of photos and memories of the historic cinema house, which was burnt down in Bangkok’s recent arson attacks
Gallery: Thailand’s forgotten cinemas

Gallery: Thailand’s forgotten cinemas

A blogger is helping to keep the memories of the region's old movie theaters alive with a photographic archive
Thailand's 18 Oscar picks: It's all about culture

Thailand's 18 Oscar picks: It's all about culture

As the nation sends its latest -- and critically panned -- submission to the Academy, a look back at past entries and the insights they offer
Cod Satrusayang: In defense of the wolf pack

Cod Satrusayang: In defense of the wolf pack

Sure, 'The Hangover Part II' is bad. But its mildly embarrassing depictions of the seamy side of Thailand are spot-on, says this Bangkok-based Thai writer
Why Thailand can enjoy 'The Hangover Part II' without shame

Why Thailand can enjoy 'The Hangover Part II' without shame

Hollywood's most highly anticipated summer film offers plenty to cringe at, but little for locals to be annoyed about
'The Hangover Part II': Follow the wolf pack's Thailand trail

'The Hangover Part II': Follow the wolf pack's Thailand trail

The booze-buddy movie's Thailand-based line producer reveals the local shooting locations for fans who want to relive some classic movie moments
New 'Hangover Part II' spots released. Admit it, you’re excited. Or over it already

New 'Hangover Part II' spots released. Admit it, you’re excited. Or over it already

With the film’s premiere exactly a month away, we get some intriguing new insights into the wolf pack’s Thai adventures
A Cannes Film Festival warm-up in Bangkok

A Cannes Film Festival warm-up in Bangkok

The Alliance Française is screening past festival hits in the run-up to France’s main cinema event next month
‘Uncle Boonmee’ snags top prize at Hong Kong’s Asian Film Awards

‘Uncle Boonmee’ snags top prize at Hong Kong’s Asian Film Awards

Apichatpong Weerasethakul's quirky drama, largely ignored in Thailand, knocked out the Chinese heavyweights to capture the best picture award
'The Hangover 2' trailer hits the web

'The Hangover 2' trailer hits the web

A monkey, a face tattoo and a cockroach. A one-minute sneak peek of the wolf pack’s visit to Bangkok
Michelle Yeoh might become Aung San Suu Kyi

Michelle Yeoh might become Aung San Suu Kyi

Hong Kong-based actress meets with Aung San Suu Kyi to discuss the democracy icon's biopic
‘The Hangover 2’ news watch: Bill Clinton to make a cameo

‘The Hangover 2’ news watch: Bill Clinton to make a cameo

The former U.S. president squeezes in a little acting for "The Hangover 2" while in Bangkok
Gallery: A tribute to Thailand's leading man, Mitr Chaibancha

Gallery: A tribute to Thailand's leading man, Mitr Chaibancha

Forty years ago Mitr Chaibancha tragically fell to his death during a movie shoot. With the remake of his "Red Eagle" now in theaters, we look back over the best days of the Thai icon
Movie review: 'Uncle Boonmee,' an art film for everyone

Movie review: 'Uncle Boonmee,' an art film for everyone

Unlike Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s past films, considered inaccessible art house fare, his Palme D’Or-winning film is striking all the right chords with Bangkok audiences
Thai director wins Cannes' coveted top prize

Thai director wins Cannes' coveted top prize

Apichatpong Weerasethakul receives the Palme d'Or for his "Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives"
Cannes Film Festival: 12 Thai films that wowed in Europe

Cannes Film Festival: 12 Thai films that wowed in Europe

As Apichatpong Weerasethakul takes another crack at the Palme d’Or this week, we run through all the Thai films that have competed at the famous festival
Director Anocha Suwichakornpong, far from ‘Mundane’

Director Anocha Suwichakornpong, far from ‘Mundane’

The acclaimed filmmaker talks to CNNGo about her risque film "Mundane History", as well as protests, politics and influence