Tycoon plans $8 billion Chinese Hollywood

QINGDAO, China (AP) — China’s richest man plans to spend 50 billion yuan ($8.2 billion) to build the country’s version of Hollywood in the n…

New Jhumpa Lahiri novel is scattered, slow

“The Lowland: A Novel” (Alfred A. Knopf), by Jhumpa Lahiri If you’re one of Jhumpa Lahiri’s many adoring fans, someone who is always impatie…

Hits and misses on the Emmys red carpet

The public loves its Monday morning quarterbacking about a red-carpet hit, and, maybe more so, a miss. (Yes , Lena Dunham, we’ll be talking …

STARS REACT TO MONTEITH TRIBUTE

The inclusion of young “Glee” actor Cory Monteith among individual salutes at the Emmy Awards was a tough topic on the red carpet. Monteith,…

SIR ELTON REMEMBERS LIBERACE

Upon being introduced by Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, the stars of HBO’s Emmy-winning Liberace biopic “Behind the Candelabra,” Sir Elton …

SHOW BITS: It’s Emmy party time

Show Bits brings you the 65th annual Emmy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter whe…