Indian movie superstar Rajinikanth to enter politics

January 6, 2018

New Delhi (CNN)Indian movie icon Rajinikanth, an actor synonymous with South Indian cinema and star of more than 150 movies, is set to enter politics. Speculation has been mounting in recent months over when the Tamil film superstar, known for his over the top action sequences and unique dance moves, would make his political debut. Previously, he has only been affiliated with political parties in southern Tamil Nadu state. Political…


Netflix Increases Price 10% for Its Most Popular U.S. Plan

October 9, 2017

Netflix Inc. is raising the price of its most popular U.S. service plan by 10 percent to $11 to help pay for the streaming giant’s ambitious TV and movie budget. Netflix shares surged as much as 4.5 percent to an intraday record, a sign that investors are confident the company can keep expanding its subscriber base while charging more for its products.   Besides the higher rate for the most…


`It’ Leads Theaters Back From Dismal Summer With Latest Haul

October 3, 2017

“It,” the successful horror film from Warner Bros., returned to lead the box office in its fourth weekend, part of a stellar run that pushed domestic theaters’ September ticket sales to a record. Based on a Stephen King horror story, the film from Sony Corp. was fifth with $6.7 million. After the worst summer in a decade, theater and studio executives are basking in a recovery, with several big pictures…