Pulitzer Prizes mark 100th year with Monday´s awards

Courtesy The News International NEW YORK: The Pulitzer Prizes, established in 1917 with a bequest from trail-blazing publisher Joseph Pulitzer, are marking their 100th year on Monday with the announcement of the winners of what are regarded as the most prestigious awards in American journalism. The Pulitzers recognize excellence in categories that range from breaking…

Box Office: ‘Jungle Book’ opens to smashing $103.6 million

Courtesy The News International LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – “The Jungle Book” dominated the weekend box office, grossing a massive $103.6 million, and extending the Walt Disney Company’s success in making live action versions of its classic animated features. That ranks as the second biggest April opening in history, behind only “Furious 7’s” $147.2 million launch.…