• Matt Bomer plays haunted whiz kid in ‘The Last Tycoon’

    NEW YORK (AP) — When he landed the lead in Amazon Prime’s “The Last Tycoon,” Matt Bomer had never read the timeless F. Scott Fitzgerald novella on which the series is based. But by chance, he had just finished another celebrated novel set in 1930s Hollywood, Nathanael West’s “The Day of the Locust.”

    Updated: 3:33 pm

  • Viewers taking wait-and-see attitude toward Kelly

    NEW YORK (AP) — After her brassy start at NBC News, viewers are taking a wait-and-see attitude toward Megyn Kelly in anticipation of her big test this fall.

    Updated: 10:44 am

  • Game of Thrones: Shattering the dragonglass ceiling

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Westeros is no longer a man’s world.

  • In ‘Detroit,’ Bigelow revisits still-burning flames of 1967

    NEW YORK (AP) — Kathryn Bigelow hasn’t forgotten the out-of-body experience she felt when she won the best director Academy Award for her 2009 “The Hurt Locker.” At that moment, she became the first woman to win the award. None have been nominated since.

  • Actor John Boyega wanted to challenge self with “Detroit”

    DETROIT (AP) — “Detroit” star John Boyega says his new movie may be set a half-century ago, but it explores issues that remain relevant.

  • Bombshell stories spur news war with a twist

    NEW YORK (AP) — Print outlets like The New York Times and Washington Post have developed a mutually beneficial relationship with cable television news over a string of bombshell stories about the Trump administration. It’s a news war with a twist.

  • Correction: Chicago-Pokemon Go story

    CHICAGO (AP) — In a story July 22 about the Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago, The Associated Press misidentified one of the attendees as John Haberkorn. His name is Mark Haberkorn.

  • Futuristic NY pier project pits billionaire vs billionaire

    NEW YORK (AP) — A battle between two New York billionaires has been holding up a plan to replace a crumbling pier on Manhattan’s Hudson River waterfront with an avant-garde park on pilings rising above the riverbed.

  • Victory for ‘Dunkirk’ and ‘Girls Trip’ at box office

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s victory for “Dunkirk” and “Girls Trip” at the box office this weekend. Both original and well-reviewed films smashed expectations and enticed diverse audiences to the theaters, even though cumulatively summer remains down from last year.

  • Princes William, Harry remember their final call with Diana

    LONDON (AP) — It was a typical phone call between two boys and their mother, who was on vacation in France. It was brief — the boys wanted to get back to playing with their cousins, not spend time on the phone chatting.