North American Movie Box Office Sets Record in 2016

The North American movie box office raked in $11.4 billion in 2016, making it the highest-earning year in history, according to box office tracker comScore.

04 January 2017 | 08:23 AM


'Bad Boys of Brexit' Headed for Screen, Says Farage Associate

Three film production companies including Netflix are interested in making a warts-and-all screen dramatization of Nigel Farage's insurgent Brexit campaign, according to an associate of Farage.

04 January 2017 | 08:17 AM


Indonesia Foreign Tourist Arrivals Up 18% in November

Indonesia attracted 855,545 foreign tourists in November, up 18.3 percent from a year earlier, the statistics bureau said on Tuesday (03/01).

03 January 2017 | 12:08 PM


After New Year's Eve Debacle, Mariah Carey Wishes for 'More Headlines'

Grammy Award-winning singer Mariah Carey shrugged off a botched New Year's Eve show in New York's Times Square, telling fans and critics on Sunday that life does not always go as planned.

03 January 2017 | 10:02 AM


Lippo Mall Kemang Celebrates New Year's Eve With 'Kemang Beach Party'

Lippo Mall Kemang hosted the "Kemang Beach Party" on New Year's Eve, which featured a line up of pop stars to welcome the new year.

02 January 2017 | 06:18 PM


'Conjuring' Haunted House Jump Scares Visitors to Ancol

Taman Impian Jaya Ancol will have a new pop-up haunted house called "Conjuring" installed during the New Year holidays.

01 January 2017 | 08:10 PM


In It for the Money: 10 Highest-Grossing Indonesian Films of 2016

For the first time ever, 9 local films attract more than 1 million viewers each in 2016, beating 2006's record of 6 films with more than 1 million viewers.

01 January 2017 | 01:15 PM


Wedding Wows a Blessing for Clean-Up of Filthy Indonesian River

Only a year ago, this stretch of the Ciliwung River in Jakarta was foul-smelling and clogged by a thick layer of floating plastic and other trash.

01 January 2017 | 12:33 PM


Benedict Cumberbatch and Sherlock Holmes is Match Made in History

According to genealogy website Ancestry.com, actor Benedict Cumberbatch is distantly related to author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who created the brilliant but quirky sleuth some 130 years ago, the website said on Sunday.

01 January 2017 | 12:15 PM


Five Concerts to Look Forward to in 2017

This year was an unnerving one in both politics and entertainment, but the good news is 2017 is shaping up better with several big name acts visiting the country in the first half of the year.

01 January 2017 | 12:00 PM