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Emmys: Billy Crystal to pay tribute to Williams

This Feb. 28, 2004 file photo shows Oscar host Billy Crystal, center, and presenter Robin Williams, right, joking around after a writers' meeting for the 76th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The producer of the Emmys says that Billy Crystal will pay tribute to Robin Williams during the awards ceremony. Executive producer Don Mischer said that Crystal will honor Williams as part of the traditional “in memoriam” segment for industry members who died during the past year. Williams was found dead by suicide in his Northern California home Aug. 11.  (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billy Crystal will pay tribute to Robin Williams, his longtime friend and fellow comedian, at next week’s Emmy Awards.

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Jackie Chan expresses shame over son’s drug arrest

In this June 14, 2010 file photo Hong Kong actor Jaycee Chan attends a premiere of his new film " Break Up Club " in Hong Kong. Action star Jackie Chan said he's ashamed and saddened over his son's arrest on drug charges and has apologized to the public. In a microblog posting Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, Chan said his actor son Jaycee Chan would have to face the consequences of his actions, but promised that the two would face the future together.(AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

BEIJING (AP) — Jackie Chan apologized to the public Wednesday over his son’s detention on drug charges in Beijing, saying he’s ashamed and saddened.

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Review: ‘Love Is Strange” is tender, meandering

This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Charlie Tahan , left, and John Lithgow in a scene from "Love Is Strange." (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Classics, Jeong Park)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A gay couple who have been together for almost four decades are separated — at least physically — by factors beyond their control in “Love Is Strange,” the latest tender and meandering exploration of human relationships from indie darling Ira Sachs (“Keep the Lights On,” ”Forty Shades of Blue”).

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Fisher Stevens goes on a filmmaking ‘Mission Blue’

This undated image released by Netflix shows Dr. Sylvia Earle in a scene from the Netflix documentary “Mission Blue.” Directed by Fisher Stevens and Robert Nixon, the film profiles oceanographer Sylvia Earle and her effort to help protect the world's seas. (AP Photo/Netflix)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Fisher Stevens approached prominent oceanographer Sylvia Earle about featuring both her life and her work in a documentary, she resisted the idea.

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Tommy Lee Jones to attend Santa Fe film festival

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Oscar winner Tommy Lee Jones will screen a Western drama he wrote and directed at the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival this fall.

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