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Netflix on the Verge of Hitting 100 Million Subscribers

Netflix is on the verge of surpassing 100 million subscribers, a testament to how much the video streaming service has changed the entertainment landscape since its debut a decade ago. The milestone will be reached this weekend if Netflix’s projections are correct. Netflix made the prediction Monday with the release of its first-quarter earnings. The video service added nearly 5…

Comedy Legend Gene Wilder Dead at 83

Gene Wilder, the star of such comedy classics as “Young Frankenstein” and “Blazing Saddles,” has died. He was 83. Wilder’s nephew said Monday that the actor and writer died late Sunday in Stamford, Connecticut from complications from Alzheimer’s disease. The frizzy-haired actor was a master at playing panicked characters caught up in schemes that only a madman such as Mel…

Netflix is Getting So Original, It’s Overtaken HBO

Netflix’s race to make itself a leader in original programming is paying off. Last year it produced more exclusive shows, measured in hours, than HBO. But its aggressive expansion isn’t without cost; next month, it will raise prices for loyal subscribers, and it faces tougher competition from less expensive rivals. In 2015, Netflix put out 450 hours of its own…

Historic Capri Theatre in Montgomery Set to Re-Open in April

The longest, continually operated movie theater in Alabama is set to re-open it’s doors by April. ┬áThe Capri Theatre in Montgomery closed it’s doors back in December to undergo an $800,000 renovation. ┬áThe money for the renovations was raised through donations. The Capri first opened it’s doors in 1941 and has only undergone one major renovation since then, in 1962….