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BC-AP Entertainment Digest

December 17, 2018

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The Associated Press has come up with a varied list of contenders for Entertainer of the Year. Here is the link: https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4740545/Entertainment . Voting for all polls ends on Dec. 18. The entertainer of the year story will move later that week. If you have questions about the ballot, contact Nekesa Moody at nmoody@ap.org or Anthony McCartney at amccartney@ap.org.



YE-TOP 10 FILMS — AP Film Writers Jake Coyle and Lindsey Bahr offer their lists of the top 10 films of 2018. By AP Film Writers Jake Coyle and Lindsey Bahr. UPCOMING: 1,200 words by 2 p.m., photos.

WORD OF THE YEAR-MERRIAM-WEBSTER — Merriam-Webster has chosen “justice” as its 2018 word of the year, driven by the churning news cycle over months and months. By Leanne Italie. SENT: 760 words, photo.

GOLDEN GLOBES-JEFF BRIDGES — Jeff Bridges will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globe Awards in January, honoring the actor’s lasting legacy on film and his efforts to end childhood hunger. By AP Entertainment Writer Jonathan Landrum. SENT: 310 words, photos.

THAILAND-MISS UNIVERSE — The Philippines’ Catriona Gray was named Miss Universe 2018 in a competition concluding Monday in Bangkok, besting contestants from 93 other countries and delighting her home country. By Kaweewit Kaewjinda. SENT: 560 words, photos.

BRITAIN-MARKLE’S FATHER — Meghan Markle’s father has appealed to his daughter to call him, saying they hadn’t been in touch since her wedding to Prince Harry in May. SENT: 130 words, photo.



FILM REVIEW-BUMBLEBEE. By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. UPCOMING: 700 words by 6 p.m. Monday, photos.

FILM REVIEW-COLD WAR. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. UPCOMING: 700 words by 5 p.m. Wednesday, photos.

FILM REVIEW-WELCOME TO MARWEN. By Film Writer Lindsey Bar. UPCOMING: 700 words by 5 p.m. Wednesday, photos.

FILM REVIEW-VICE. By National Writer Jocelyn Noveck. UPCOMING: 700 words by 5 p.m. Wednesday, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-ALL THAT HEAVEN ALLOWS by Mark Griffin. Reviewed by Douglass K. Daniel. UPCOMING Tuesday: 350 words.

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