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THE AMAZING RACE ASIA SEASON 5

Parul Shah-Maggie Wilson and Eric & Rona Tai survived The Amazing Race Asia first race leg in Jakarta

 

 The Amazing Race Asia Season 5 premiered last October 13 on AXN and the Philippines’ two teams completed the first race leg in the highly anticipated launch of the Race at the National Monument in Jakarta. 11 teams from 6 different countries started out the first leg and was reduced to 9 when two of the participating teams weren’t able to make it when they were disqualified immediately in the race. Celebrity host Allan Wu revealed a surprise and shocking twist at the starting line. For Filipino fans, it was great to know that teams of husband-and-wife team Eric & Rona […]

WESTWORLD ON HBO

Westworld on HBO

 

 Westworld is the new TV series from HBO. A sci-fi induced made for television adapted from the 1970s movie with the same title. Westworld has the Jurassic Park movie appeal about a resort park that features three of world’s most loved era, the Roman, the Medieval, and the West worlds. The original movie was written and directed by Michael Crichton. This present adaptation is equally mind-tripping under the helm of J.J. Abrams and Jonathan Nolan. Westworld revolves around this company that makes 3D-printed robotics in human-like form that are part of the attraction of the Westworld park, a themed resort intended for rich […]

NCIS Special Agent is now trial consultant in BULL

 

 Inspired by Dr. Phil McGraw, co-founder of top trial consulting firm Courtroom Science, Inc. (CSI), the new TV series BULL features the courtroom drama and what goes around behind it – based on a trial consulting firm’s POV. It takes a lot of bull (pun intended) to master the art of trial analytics and Dr. Jason Bull will do everything to get the justice, guilty or not, his clients deserve. His firm TAC packs a team of analytical thinkers helping the whole group to win a certain case.  Lawyer Annalise Keating should send her A1 five-member student-team to this firm […]

LETHAL WEAPON WARNER TV

Lethal Weapon back on Warner TV

 

 Mention Lethal Weapon, the movie, and you’ll probably remember Mel Gibson and Danny Glover of this buddy-cop action film. Oh. You don’t? Because you weren’t even born yet when Lethal Weapon franchise came out in the late 80s up to the 90s. Lethal Weapon happens to be a classic cop-duo film that made Mel and Danny a household name during those years. Lucky for you, millennials, that blockbuster hit is now a TV series and you’ll be able to connect with the cop and chase detective story. It’s not a prequel nor sequel but a reboot of the movie now […]

TRAIN TO BUSAN MOVIE REVIEW GLORIETTA CINEMA

One-way ticket Train To Busan movie review

 

 After Camp Sawi, which made cinema-goers learn to view love in another perspective, I’ve finally managed to squeezed in time to watch Train To Busan at Glorietta Cinema yesterday. It’s a heart pounding roller coaster zombie apocalypse story that did not disappoint, from cinematography to characters’ portrayal. While Camp Sawi is a Pinoy Indie-like made for commercial viewing, Train To Busan is a South Korean movie starring well-known Korean actors and actresses. There are factors that Train To Busan would be compared to U.S. made zombie movies like World War Z and TV series like The Walking Dead or Z Nation, […]

SUICIDE SQAUD IMAX 3D SM AURA GMOVIES

Spoilers Maybe: Suicide Squad best seen in IMAX 3D

 

 Before you proceed. This Suicide Squad feature might contain some spoilers (maybe) or not that will harm your wit. So be our guest. Read on if you’re ready to find out more about the super villains or see the movie first – in IMAX 3D! We’re delighted to share that we were able to see the early screenings of the much anticipated DCEU franchise Suicide Squad last Thursday, August 4 and it was on IMAX 3D! Oh yeah! If there’s one movie set up to see this insanely super villains themed movie, it should be in IMAX 3D. You should. […]

GREEN DAY'S AMERICAN IDIOT IN MANILA BY GLOBE AND 9 WORKS THEATRICAL

That Time of My Life… As An Idiot

 

 I’m grateful for my concert-like theater experience with American Idiot just recently at the Globe Iconic Store, Bonifacio High Street Ampitheater. Why I got so interested in being an Idiot ready to rock for one night? I’m a 90’s kid and f***ing proud of it! Green Day has been one of my favorite bands since my student years and it all started with their hit track Basket Case. Other songs of this legendary rock band on my playlist are Minority, Wake Me Up When September Ends, and Time of Your Life. Another 90’s-kid factor that convinced me to be there and […]

RAK OF AEGIS

Rak of Aegis’ 5th year returns with fresh faces and theater stalwarts

 

 Rak of Aegis is a musical theatrical play that has been creating stir of wonderful reviews since it began five years ago. Rak of Aegis is Philippine Educational Theater Asscotian’s (PETA) hit comedy welcome break from the grueling summer heat as the company gears toward celebrating its 50th year. Different actors and actresses have been assigned to the Rak of Aegis roles over the years, and for 2016 new breed of fresh faces and theater stalwarts headline the show with extraordinary spectacle of rain and flood set to run from June 17 to August 28, 2016 with whopping 82 shows. […]

STAR MOVIES MOVE-A-THON GRAND WINNER THE KPOP MOVEATHONERS

5-member team The KPop Moveathoners bags P200k at Star Movies Move-A-Thon

 

 There were about 200 participants for this year’s second Star Movies Move-A-Thon held at Houze Manila at the basement of Remmington Manila Hotel in Resorts World Manila complex. Move-A-Thon is a movie marathon that required non-stop dancing from contenders who wanted to be declared the Philippines’ ultimate film lovers. These individual were grouped with respective 5-members per team and to beat the 24-hour clock, moving and dancing to the soundtrack of Annie, Magic Mike XXL, Frozen, Pitch Perfect 2, Happy Feet 2, Mama Mia, and of course, Dirty Dancing. The group that made it as the last team standing was […]

GLOBE TELECOM CHANGES PHILIPPINE ENTERTAINMENT LANDSCAPE WITH GLOBE STUDIOS, GLOBE LIVE, AND NEW CONTENT PARTNERS

Globe presents stellar partners that will shape the future of entertainment and mobile lifestyle

 

 Globe has been in the journey to create a wonderful world for consumers, businesses, and the nation, pioneering new ways for the subscribers to enjoy their mobile lifestyle with the rapid pace of digital technology. Last night, Globe Telecom unveiled their newest services that are set tor transform the digital landscape of the country. And when it comes to content, Globe is the purveyor of digital lifestyle. Dubbed as ‘The Next Attraction’, Globe presented the new, improved, and much faster internet mobile handset experience that will go hand-in-hand with the evolution of entertainment that Globe has to offer. The country’s no. […]

IFLIX TURNS 1

iflix turns 1

 

 Southeast Asia’s leading internet TV service iflix is  celebrating its first year as it turns 1 this year! iflix officially went into broadcast and stream its very own library on May 26, 2015. In April 2015, the company announced the appointment of its advisory board, comprised of Hollywood’s most influential business and creative leaders, including the chairman and CEO of MGM, President and CEO of Fox networks and more. iflix Philippines launched commercially in June 2015 alongside telecommunications partners PLDT and Smart Communications, Inc. We were there. In November last year, celebrities Ruffa, Richard, and Raymond Gutierrez, JM Rodriguez, Iza […]

PILIPINAS HD GOES ON AIR ON PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY

Pilipinas HD premieres on Philippine Independence Day

 

 As the nation celebrates the 118th Philippine Independence Day, a lone cable channel – a new player in town, has just aired its first telecast under Pilipinas HD channel spearheaded by Pilipinas HD founder and President Manolo ‘Chino’ Trinidad – a Filipino veteran TV sportscaster and former Philippine Basketball League (PBL) Commissioner whose rose to fame attributes to his eloquent manner of speaking when it comes to sports and even hosting programs on radio and television. From the launching pad held in Makati a few days before Pilipinas HD goes on air, Chino expressed his belief in showing the country the […]

SUPERMAN DEAN CAIN LIVE IN MANILA

Dean Cain of ‘Lois & Clark’, 90s hit series, comes to Manila

 

 It’s like throwback moments when Dean Cain came out of the stage for his first day appearance at TOYCON PH’s PopLife Fan Xperience yesterday, June 10 at the SMX Convention Center in Mall of Asia in Pasay City.   Dean is part of the international celebrity guests coming in to Manila to join the TOYCON PH annual celebration. He will delight ‘Lois & Clark’ and Superman fans at TOYCON PH from June 10 to June 12, 2016. Dean was 27 years old when he started donning the Superman cape and at present, he is playing the adoptive father of Kara Danvers […]

KRISTIAN 'HODOR' NAIRN MANIA AT TOYCON PH CONVENTION IN MANILA

TOYCON Philippines celebrates with big international names for 3-day Toys, Hobbies, and Collectible Convention

 

 Taking the extra mile of taking pictures with fans and extra hours are just few of the selection criteria for the people behind TOYCON Philippines who flew in big international names in TOYCON’s 3-day celebration of Toys, Hobbies, and Collectible Convention in Manila that is happening from June 10 to 12, 206 at the SMX Convention Center in Mall of Asia. Stan Lee’s exhibit is available for viewing and surprise, surprises, Mr. Stan Lee, who is 93 years old, just made a ‘live’ appearance at TOYCON today, June 11, exclusive for fans visiting TOYCON PH annual fest in MOA. Lee ‘Skyped’ […]

OUTCAST PREMIERE EPISODE ON FOX

Outcast jumps from comics to TV with 10 episodes on FOX

 

  Outcast is an American-horror drama created by Robert Kirkman of The Walking Dead and artist Paul Azaceta which debuted last June 4 on FOX in the Philippines and Southeast Asia. Outcast also simulcasted on FOX Filipino and STARWorld within hours of the US premiere on June 3, 2016. Outcast is a supernatural-horror with demonic possession anchored on its story-line subjected with fear factors never before seen with Kirkman’s The Walking Dead. The first episode “A Darkness Surrounds Him” builds up the character of Kyle Barnes, played by Patrick Fugit (Almost Famous), who returned to a small town called Rome […]

Cinemansanas awards filmmakers who uses Apple devices in shooting short films

 

 “Cinemansanas Awards”, a certain award given to filmmakers who accepted the challenge of making a short film only using Apple devices which was presented just last May 12 in the Power Mac Center Spotlight- Circuit Makati. Cinemansanas is a Pixelworx competition currently on its second installment that aims to show the talent and resourcefulness of Filipino artists. Before the awardings went on, selected films were shown and I enjoyed watching the short films while at the same time wondering how the effects were done and such. The answers lie in iMovie, GarageBand and Final Cut Pro X. They’re programs with […]

NARCOS SEASON 1 ON NETFLIX

How much is Netflix’s subscription in the Philippines?

 

 Since launching Netflix Philippines in January 2016, the world’s leading internet television network offers three subscription options based on the number of simultaneous streams and the image quality. With a Netflix account, a subscriber can create up to five profiles for every part of the family members and share one Netflix account so that each customers can customize experience of their own. For a 1 Screen Standard Definition: PHP 370/mo. For 2 Screens Simultaneously HD Definition: PHP 460/mo. And for 4 Screens Simultaneously HD + ULTRA HD 4K: PHP 550/mo. Right now, Netflix is offering one month free trial for […]

NICO ANTONIO, KUHA MULA SA PELIKULANG POSAS, GUMANAP BILANG BAKLA SA INDIE FILM NA ECHORSIS

Indie film actor Nico Antonio, lumutang ang galing sa pelikulang Echorsis

 

 Dahil patungkol sa pelikulang Echorsis at sa mga artista nito ang ating paguusapan, minarapat at dapat lamang na sa wikang Tagalog ko na lamang isinulat ang artikulong ito para mas malawak kong maihatid ito sa mga mambabasang Filipino. Isang napakagandang pelikula ang Echorsis at katunayan ay kasalukuyang itong humahataw sa takilya sa kabila ng ito ay isang indie film na karaniwan ay hindi pa masyadong nabibigyan pansin ng manonood at ng mga naglalakihang sinehan. Ang Echorsis ay isang horror-comedy na ang tema ay tumatalakay sa isyu ng pagiging bakla at sa mga karaniwang nagaganap sa buhay ng isang closeted gay. Bukod sa […]

ECHORSIS THE MOVIE SHOWING ON APRIL 13

Indie movie Echorsis Graded B by the Cinema Evaluation Board, opens on April 13

 

 If you’re looking for good laughs and well-written script about the third gender and their misadventures in life, go and visit the cinemas next week starting April 13 and see the independently produced horror-comedy film “Echorsis: Sabunutan Between Good and Evil”, directed by by critically-acclaimed director Lemuel Lorca starring John ‘Sweet’ Lapus, Kean Cipriano, and Alex Medina who plays the lead role of a gay-swindling gigolo in the movie. If you find the movie title funny enough, there’s more to it once you see it on the big screen. From the gay lingo title ‘Echorsis’, the film depicts a battle between good and evil […]

HOUSE OF CARDS' CLAIRE UNDERWOOD BREAKS THE FOURTH WALL

Spoiler Warning: Finally, Claire Underwood submits to the fourth wall

 

 After finishing 13 episodes of House of Cards Season 4, it was a terrifying moment on TV to see Claire Underwood, the First Lady of the United States to President Frank Underwood staring right in front of the camera as if she has broken the fourth wall. And if she did, that’s one hell of another season coming for this political-drama from Netflix. But before we go on and if you’re a fan (or not), we remind you that this post contains spoilers you wouldn’t want to know. Unless you’ve seen the full Season 4 when it was aired on […]

THE WALKING DEAD SEASON 6 'LAST DAY ON EARTH' FINALE EPISODE

Not cool, Negan. Not cool!

 

 Fans of AMC’s The Walking Dead are losing their sanity now when Lucille finally met the head of Rick’s pride. Of course, we didn’t see who it was but rumors have it, someone big has finally met his/her ‘Last Day on Earth’. Warning: This article contains spoilers. If you haven’t watched The Walking Dead Season 6 ‘Last Day on Earth’ season finale, leave now or forever regret this moment it ever happened. But if you’ve seen it already, have fun and enjoy our little effort of unraveling mysteries from tonight’s gruesome and must never be missed episode. And we know shit, […]

BATMAN V SUPERMAN GRANNY'S PEACH TEA

Granny’s Peach Tea is Lex Luthor’s ‘bucket full of pee’

 

 Yep. That’s what we think of it. And that is why Sen. June Finch (Holly Hunter) cringed when she saw and realized the mason jar in front of her was labeled Granny’s Peach Tea. It wasn’t the bomb that shook her. It was the pee! The urine. Warning: This article contains spoilers. If you haven’t watched Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, leave now or forever regret this moment it ever happened. But if you’ve seen it already, have fun and enjoy our little effort of unraveling mysteries from this epic superhero movie directed by Zack Snyder. Okay let’s go back to […]

BATMAN V SUPERMAN SHE WAS MY WORLD

Plausible explanations to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice memorable dialogues

 

 Warning: This article contains spoilers. If you haven’t watched Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, leave now or forever regret this moment it ever happened. But if you’ve seen it already, have fun and enjoy our little effort of unraveling mysteries from this epic superhero movie directed by Zack Snyder. Is She With You? When Wonder Woman entered to save the day from the rampaging Doomsday, Superman asked Batman if she’s with him. Batman replied “I thought she was with you.” Critics find Batman’s answer a bit dumb considering his alter-ego Bruce have already decipher who Wonder Woman really is after decrypting Lex Luthor’s files. […]

BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE

Truth be told! Batman and Superman are actually half-brothers!

 

 While everyone (except critics, of course) are still enjoying bathing on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice monumental and much-awaited superhero film, there is one surprising truth that every fanboy and fangirl should acknowledge, whether you believe it or not. In the movie (insert spoiler), Batman and Superman tossed on a fistfight with a great deal of smashing and knocking out concrete walls. With a devastating mech suit, Batman almost killed Superman until the Man of Steel mentioned the name ‘Martha’. Batman, who is about to pierce a spear powered with Kryptonite into Superman’s chest, hold back and Lois Lane had to tell him that […]

GAL GADOT AS WONDER WOMAN

Wonder Woman steals the show from Batman and Superman with spine-chilling ‘Is She With You’ badass movie soundtrack

 

 ‘Brutal, fierce, and brave’ that’s what comes into my mind upon hearing the double-edged electric guitar “Is She With You”  riff when Wonder Woman came in to steal the show from Batman and Superman who were battling Doomsday as the ‘creature’ wrecks havoc in Metropolis and Gotham City in the movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. This is no spoiler, by the way, as we’ve all seen this already in trailers. It was a perfect grand entrance for the Amazon Princess, summing up for the total of her 7 minutes on-screen presence, until we see her next time on her own movie. […]