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    Mali singer Salif Keita highlights plight of African albinos


    Like many people, Malian musician Salif Keita first became aware he was different when he started school. His skin was white; all the other kids were black. ...

    Like many people, Malian musician Salif Keita first became aware he was different when he started school. His skin was white; all the other kids were black.

    Lights, camera, factions: Stars at Chinese-language 'Oscars' split over Taiwan


    The Chinese-speaking world's version of the Oscars, the Golden Horse Awards, has created a sharp political divide between film stars and directors as the annual event becomes a lightning rod for questions about Taiwanese independence. ...

    The Chinese-speaking world's version of the Oscars, the Golden Horse Awards, has created a sharp political divide between film stars and directors as the annual event becomes a lightning rod for questions about Taiwanese independence.

    'Star Wars' producer Kennedy wants new movie voices 'to bring world to its senses'


    "Star Wars" producer Kathleen Kennedy on Sunday accepted a lifetime achievement award from the organizers of the Oscars and said she hoped it would open the door for new voices in the movie industry who "might bring the world back to its senses." ...

    "Star Wars" producer Kathleen Kennedy on Sunday accepted a lifetime achievement award from the organizers of the Oscars and said she hoped it would open the door for new voices in the movie industry who "might bring the world back to its senses."

    Box Office: 'Fantastic Beasts 2' charms with $62 million debut


    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" enchanted moviegoers with a debut of $62 million. While that's slightly lower than the start of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," the first installment in the "Harry...

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" enchanted moviegoers with a debut of $62 million. While that's slightly lower than the start of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," the first installment in the "Harry Potter" spinoff series, it was easily enough to dominate the weekend box office.

    With 'my wife,' Justin Bieber confirms marriage to Hailey Baldwin


    Pop singer Justin Bieber has confirmed his marriage to model Hailey Baldwin, posting the ultimate status update on social media two months after it was reported the couple had obtained a marriage license. ...

    Pop singer Justin Bieber has confirmed his marriage to model Hailey Baldwin, posting the ultimate status update on social media two months after it was reported the couple had obtained a marriage license.

    Mickey Mouse, the icon of an animation empire, celebrates 90th birthday


    It was the Roaring '20s. Calvin Coolidge was in the White House, the New York Yankees had just won their third World Series title and Mickey Mouse made his debut on the silver screen. ...

    It was the Roaring '20s. Calvin Coolidge was in the White House, the New York Yankees had just won their third World Series title and Mickey Mouse made his debut on the silver screen.

    Marilyn Monroe's Golden Globe sells for record $250,000 at auction


    Marilyn Monroe's Golden Globe Award sold for a record-breaking $250,000 at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills, California, auction officials said late Saturday. ...

    Marilyn Monroe's Golden Globe Award sold for a record-breaking $250,000 at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills, California, auction officials said late Saturday.

    'Eighth Grade,' 'Beale Street' land Indie Spirit nominations


    Coming-of-age movie "Eighth Grade" and family drama "If Beale Street Could Talk" scored best feature nominations on Friday for the Independent Spirit Awards, the annual honors given to Hollywood's lower-budget movies. ...

    Coming-of-age movie "Eighth Grade" and family drama "If Beale Street Could Talk" scored best feature nominations on Friday for the Independent Spirit Awards, the annual honors given to Hollywood's lower-budget movies.

    Oh boy - vintage Mickey Mouse posters to fetch thousands at auction


    Seven rare vintage posters of Mickey Mouse are expected to fetch thousands of dollars at an auction that coincides with the 90th anniversary of the cartoon character's first film appearance. ...

    Seven rare vintage posters of Mickey Mouse are expected to fetch thousands of dollars at an auction that coincides with the 90th anniversary of the cartoon character's first film appearance.

    Viacom signs multi-picture film deal with Netflix


    Viacom Inc's Paramount Pictures Chief Executive Officer Jim Gianopulos said on Friday it has signed a multi-picture film deal with Netflix Inc. ...

    Viacom Inc's Paramount Pictures Chief Executive Officer Jim Gianopulos said on Friday it has signed a multi-picture film deal with Netflix Inc.

    Grime star Stormzy announced as Glastonbury's first headline act


    British grime star Stormzy has been confirmed as the first headline act at Glastonbury next year, organizers have said, as the green-field music festival returns from a year off. ...

    British grime star Stormzy has been confirmed as the first headline act at Glastonbury next year, organizers have said, as the green-field music festival returns from a year off.

    Actor Rebel Wilson loses appeal on Australian defamation case


    Australian actor Rebel Wilson has lost an appeal against a court decision that cut a record payout against Germany's Bauer Media, which was found to have defamed her in a series of articles, Australian media reported on Friday. ...

    Australian actor Rebel Wilson has lost an appeal against a court decision that cut a record payout against Germany's Bauer Media, which was found to have defamed her in a series of articles, Australian media reported on Friday.

    Apple partners with Oscar-winning movie studio A24 for feature films


    Apple Inc has inked a multi-year deal with A24, the studio behind Oscar-winning projects "Moonlight" and "Amy", a source familiar with the plans told Reuters, as the iPhone maker pushes deeper into original content and movies. ...

    Apple Inc has inked a multi-year deal with A24, the studio behind Oscar-winning projects "Moonlight" and "Amy", a source familiar with the plans told Reuters, as the iPhone maker pushes deeper into original content and movies.

    Dark, new 'Fantastic Beasts' movie grounded in real world


    Albus Dumbeldore is a young professor at Hogwarts School; the charismatic but evil Gellert Grindelwald is determined to manipulate the world for his own ends; and Newt Scamander, with his magical suitcase of strange creatures, is trying to stop him. ...

    Albus Dumbeldore is a young professor at Hogwarts School; the charismatic but evil Gellert Grindelwald is determined to manipulate the world for his own ends; and Newt Scamander, with his magical suitcase of strange creatures, is trying to stop him.

    Beyoncé buys out clothing venture from UK's Philip Green


    U.S. singer Beyoncé has bought the Ivy Park fitness clothing brand launched two years ago with British retail tycoon Philip Green, who has faced allegations of sexual harassment. ...

    U.S. singer Beyoncé has bought the Ivy Park fitness clothing brand launched two years ago with British retail tycoon Philip Green, who has faced allegations of sexual harassment.

    Carrie, Chris and Keith steal the show at the Country Music Awards


    Chris Stapleton was the big winner but Carrie Underwood and her unborn baby stole the limelight at the Country Music Association (CMA) awards on Wednesday. ...

    Chris Stapleton was the big winner but Carrie Underwood and her unborn baby stole the limelight at the Country Music Association (CMA) awards on Wednesday.

    'Spinal Tap' creators, Vivendi to mediate $400 million U.S. fraud lawsuit


    The creators of "This Is Spinal Tap" have agreed to put their fraud lawsuit against Vivendi SA on hold while a mediator tries to resolve their $400 million case over the 1984 cult film. ...

    The creators of "This Is Spinal Tap" have agreed to put their fraud lawsuit against Vivendi SA on hold while a mediator tries to resolve their $400 million case over the 1984 cult film.

    Amazon India says comic embroiled in #Metoo no longer involved in new show


    An Indian comic embroiled in allegations of sexual misconduct will no longer be the showrunner for an original series on Amazon.com Inc's video streaming service, a top Amazon executive said on Wednesday. ...

    An Indian comic embroiled in allegations of sexual misconduct will no longer be the showrunner for an original series on Amazon.com Inc's video streaming service, a top Amazon executive said on Wednesday.

    Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa


    Spotify, the world's most popular paid music streaming service, officially launched in the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday. ...

    Spotify, the world's most popular paid music streaming service, officially launched in the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday.

    Aretha Franklin’s 'Amazing Grace' concert film finally debuts


    Three months after her death and 46 years after she first recorded it, Aretha Franklin's live gospel concert is coming to the big screen. ...

    Three months after her death and 46 years after she first recorded it, Aretha Franklin's live gospel concert is coming to the big screen.