Reuters Lifestyle & Entertainment, October 19, 1500 GMT/1100 ET

Contact info for Reuters Entertainment & Lifestyle editors Jill Serjeant in New York +1 646 223 5968; Piya Sinha-Roy in Los Angeles +1 213 955 6721 ------------------------------------------------------- ENTERTAINMENT, ARTS & BOOKS Michael Moore to release anti-Trump film as celebs step up Clinton support NEW YORK - Michael Moore, the left-wing filmmaker known for provocative documentaries that deliver a biting message, will release an anti-Donald Trump movie on Tuesday as Hollywood ramps up efforts to support Democratic White House contender Hillary Clinton in the final weeks of the 2016 election campaign. (USA-ELECTION/HOLLYWOOD (PIX), moved, 350 words) British director Ken Loach debuts 'I, Daniel Blake' in London Veteran British director Ken Loach debuted his latest film in London on Tuesday, which explores how Britain's social security system pushes a downtrodden carpenter and a single mother of two into poverty in the northeastern city of Newcastle. (FILM-IDANIELBLAKE/ (TV, PIX), moved, 100 words) Australia's "Sculpture by the Sea" exhibition begins near Sydney SYDNEY - Australia's annual "Sculpture by the Sea" exhibition got under way on Tuesday with more than 100 giant figures looming along the coastline between Bondi and Tamarama beaches near Sydney. (AUSTRALIA-SCULPTURES/ (PIX), moved, 100 words) Director Scorsese among Japan's prestigious art prize honourees TOKYO - American film director Martin Scorsese and Latvian musician Gidon Kremer were among five international artists honoured at Japan's Praemium Imperiale awards on Tuesday, renowned prizes given annually by the Japan Art Association. (AWARDS-PRAEMIUMIMPERIALE/ (TV), moved, 150 words) Stars turn out for Mipcom television industry meeting in Cannes CANNES - The much-anticipated BBC environmental series "Planet Earth II" narrated by British naturalist David Attenborough as well as the 2016 remake of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" are among the programmes to be screened at the annual Mipcom entertainment industry meeting, underway in Cannes this week. (FRANCE-MIPCOM/ (PIX), moved, 150 words) LIFESTYLE DiCaprio foundation would return gifts if from Malaysian fund in probe NEW YORK - Oscar-winner Leonardo DiCaprio's charitable foundation would return gifts or donations made to him or his ventures if they were found to have come from Malaysian wealth fund 1MDB, which is being investigated on money laundering allegations, his representatives said on Tuesday. (MALAYSIA-SCANDAL/DICAPRIO, moved, 400 words) Tom Hanks wins tabloid apology over crumbling marriage claims LOS ANGELES - Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson got apologies and retractions on Tuesday from two U.S. tabloids who claimed the Hollywood couple was divorcing because Hanks was in love with his co-stars Meg Ryan or Felicity Jones. (PEOPLE-TOMHANKS/ (PIX, TV), moved, 250 words) Rome "decorum cops" remove mural showing pope as graffiti artist ROME - A larger-than-life mural showing Pope Francis as a sneaky graffiti artist painting peace signs on a wall near the Vatican was taken down by Rome's "decorum cops" on Wednesday just hours after it went up. (POPE-MURAL/ (PIX, TV), moved, 200 words) "The Simpsons" star sues Vivendi for $125 mln over "Spinal Tap" profits PARIS - Harry Shearer, best known for his voiceovers in "The Simpsons", is suing media group Vivendi for $125 million over profits from the 1984 cult comedy film "This is Spinal Tap". (VIVENDI-LAWSUIT/, moved, 200 words) Black shirts bright spot in Thai economy as mourning for king begins BANGKOK - Thais are crowding shopping malls and department stores to stock up on black clothes, as they begin a year of mourning for beloved King Bhumibol Adulaydej that could end up dampening consumption in Southeast Asia's second-biggest economy. (THAILAND-KING/ECONOMY (PIX, TV), moved, by Orathai Sriring and Khettiya Jittapong, 800 words) Former Virginia dean accuses Rolling Stone of defamation in trial CHARLOTTESVILLE - An attorney for a former associate dean of students at the University of Virginia accused Rolling Stone magazine of defaming her in a retracted 2014 story about an alleged gang rape on campus in the first day of a federal court trial. (VIRGINIA-ROLLINGSTONE/ (UPDATE 2), moved, by Gary Robertson, 400 words) U.S.-Russian crew blasts off for space station BAIKONUR - A U.S. astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts blasted off from Kazakhstan on Wednesday for a two-day journey to the International Space Station. (SPACE-STATION/LAUNCH (UPDATE 1, PIX, TV), moved, 150 words) "Life on Mars" lander aims for risky touch down on red planet FRANKFURT - The search for life on Mars may take a giant leap on Wednesday when a space lander is due to touch down on the red planet in Europe's first attempt to land a craft there since the Beagle 2's "heroic failure" more than a decade ago. (EUROPE-SPACE/MARS (PIX, TV, GRAPHIC), moved, by Maria Sheahan, 550 words) In his basement, son designs prosthetic arm for father in Belarus MINSK - Sergei Galtsev, a Soviet army captain at the time, lost his right arm in an explosion on a military firing range when his son, Oleg, was four years old. (BELARUS-INVENTION/ (PIX, TV), moved, by Andrei Makhovsky, 350 words) All aboard! Singapore now to try out self-driving buses SINGAPORE - Singapore signed an agreement on Wednesday to start testing self-driving buses, as the city-state pushes ahead with its vision of using autonomous technology to help deal with the challenges posed by its limited land and labour. (SINGAPORE-DRIVERLESS/BUS, moved, 200 words) --------------------------------------------------------

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