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, "...

Gaultier goes fur-free as Saab channels Asian couture

PARIS (AP) — Fake fur and authentic celebrities got all the attention at Jean Paul Gaultier's fall-winter collection, while Elie's Saab couture reached creative heights by channeling Chinese mysticism...

Dior goes black in Paris show that celebrates couture roots

PARIS (AP) — Dior went back to the essential architecture of dressmaking, and the late designer's penchant for black, for a brooding display Monday of archetypally couture fall-winter gowns. ...

Review: Jarmusch's zombies aren't as sexy as his vampires

Six years ago, Jim Jarmusch made a movie about vampires. "Only Lovers Left Alive" was beautifully textured, ingeniously detailed and intoxicatingly moody. Plus it had the sexiest vampire couple you'd ...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending June 7: Fiction: 1. Even Tree Nymphs Get the Blues by Molly Harper, narrated by Amanda Ronconi & Jonathan Davis (Audib...

Tony highlights: A historic win and a strong night for women

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Ali Stroker's breakthrough win as the first actor in a wheelchair to win a Tony topped an evening of feel-good moments as Broadway honored its own. Stroker wo...

Online Rx startups offer convenience but also raise concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) — How do you get men excited about decades-old pills for hair loss, erectile dysfunction and other potentially embarrassing health conditions? Online startups includi...

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

iBook charts for week ending June 2, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books 1. Where the Crawdads Sing by De...

Review: Smashing debut for Swinton's daughter in 'Souvenir'

It was only weeks before production was starting on "The Souvenir," the story goes, and British director Joanna Hogg and her friend, actress Tilda Swinton, still didn't have a lead actress. ...

Female Thai tourist claims denied entry to Taiwan for skimpy top

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Thai woman posted an angry rant on Facebook claiming that she had been denied entry at immigration in the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport based on her appearance. In ...

Court TV pounds gavel again as all-trial channel is reborn

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Court TV is ending its long recess. The channel for legal junkies that thrived during the trial-crazy 1990s comes back from the dead after more than a decade Wedne...

Review: A strong Efron, but little else new in Bundy biopic

When Ted Bundy died in the electric chair 30 years ago in Florida, a witness to the execution — a prosecutor in the case of a 12-year-old girl Bundy murdered — told the New York Times: "He probably co...

Online poll of KMT suitors for Taiwan presidency gives Foxconn tycoon 10% lead over Han Kuo-yu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An 24-hour online poll asking netizens to choose between Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) and Kaoshiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) as the Kuomintang (KMT) candidate in Taiwan's ...

Marvel closes a decade-long story with 'Avengers: Endgame'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — About five years ago, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige found himself on a retreat in Palm Springs plotting the future for the wild, experimental "cinematic universe" that he hel...

Islanders prove they're for real in sweep of Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The expectations were modest at first. The New York Islanders simply wanted to be better than the team that allowed the most goals in the NHL in 2017-18. Tougher to play against. Sma...