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Asian entertainment industries grappling with #MeToo issues

When Wu Ke-xi was looking for a frightening plotline for her latest film, she didn't need to look further than her own industry. The Taiwanese actress and screenwriter's latest movie, "...

5 innovative takes on the martini

LONDON (AP) — The martini's heyday began almost a century ago, but today's bartenders have some innovative takes on the classic cocktail. "People have become much more educated in wh...

Tessa Thompson is OK with the 'Men in Black' title, for now

NEW YORK (AP) — The "Men in Black" franchise has a new recruit who isn't a man, but actress Tessa Thompson is fine with keeping the masculine-centered film title — for now. Joined by...

Jenner, Banderas, turn out for glitzy amfAR gala near Cannes

ANTIBES, France (AP) — Kendall Jenner, Antonio Banderas and other stars attending the nearby Cannes Film Festival have turned out for the 26th amfAR Gala to raise money for AIDS research. ...

Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage 'humbled' over global music deal

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian singer-songwriter Tiwa Savage says there's a "revolution going on" in African music and she is "very humbled and excited" to take her music to a worldwide audience. ...

Women filmmakers have record showing at Berlin Film Festival

BERLIN (AP) — The voice of the female filmmaker was louder than ever at this year's Berlin Film Festival, with seven out of the 17 films in the competition section helmed by women, and female director...

Stars flock to amfAR gala to raise money to fight AIDS

ANTIBES, France (AP) — Stars including Jason Derulo, Michelle Rodriguez and Pierce Brosnan attended a luxurious French Riviera AIDS fundraising gala Thursday and said they were focused on the charity,...

Dizzee Rascal goes all the way in on rap on new album

PILTON, England (AP) — British rapper Dizzee Rascal is going all the way in on rap on his new CD. The singer's best-selling tracks to date have been dance-based collaborations, inclu...

Stars turn out for lavish French Riviera AIDS fundraiser

CAP D'ANTIBES, France (AP) — A lavish French Riviera AIDS fundraising gala has raised more than three million euros ($3.4 million) to combat the disease globally. Guests at the 24th ...

BC-US--AP Entertainment Advisory-All Formats Oscar Coverage, US

AP OSCARS COVERAGE ADVISORY - ALL FORMATS (All times Eastern unless otherwise indicated.) EDITORS: The 89th annual Academy Awards will be presente...