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Category: lifestyleSource: abscbn abscbnFeb 8th, 2019

Chinese sci-fi film ‘The Wandering Earth’ sees off competition at global box office

There's not much change in this week's global box office top three. Chinese sci-fi movie "The Wandering Earth" holds on to the number one spot, while "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part" is a non-mover in third. "Crazy Alien" drops from second place to fourth this week, making way for "Alita: Battle Angel" to enter in second. The Chinese film, "The Wandering Earth" is the global box-office leader for the second consecutive week. The futuristic feature added over $96 million to its global grosses from just three territories. Despite taking less than last week, "The Wandering Earth" still totals over $609 million worldwide. Eagerly awaited by fans of the "Gunnm" manga, its big-scr...Keep on reading: Chinese sci-fi film ‘The Wandering Earth’ sees off competition at global box office.....»»

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AOC Partners with Twentieth Century Fox to Promote Release of Alita: Battle Angel

AOC, a global-leader in display technology, has once again partnered with a powerhouse in the global entertainment industry – Twentieth Century Fox Film. AOC has become the official monitor partner of Alita: Battle Angel, an epic adventure from the producers of Titanic and Avatar. The partnership will involve various cross-promotional activities including regional social media […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

A robot that can touch, eat, and sleep? The reality of cyborgs like Alita: Battle Angel

Alita: Battle Angel is an interesting and wild ride, jam-packed full of concepts around cybernetics, dystopian futures, and cyberpunk themes. The film revolves around Alita (Rosa Salazar), a female cyborg (with original human brain) that is recovered by cybernetic doctor Dyson Ido (Christoph Waltz) and brought into the world of the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2019

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ review: Hard not to get hooked

Robert Rodriguez’s Alita: Battle Angel is such a sweet and savage surprise. In a market crowded with blockbusters that seem to have traded their soul for sheen and shine, Rodriguez’s take on Yukito Kishiro’s manga series is a rare gem where astounding special effects and capable storytelling ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2019

High box office stakes for Alita: Battle Angel

LOS ANGELES — Manga-inspired action epic Alita: Battle Angel begins its worldwide cinema roll out this week but with a hefty budget and years in the making, producer James Cameron and director Robert Rodriguez acknowledge the stakes are high at the box office......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

Dua Lipa releases Swan Song single for ‘Alita: Battle Angel’

Global pop singing sensation and 2019 double Grammy nominee Dua Lipa co-wrote and sang the new single, “Swan Song,” for Twentieth Century Fox’s epic-action adventure film "Alita: Battle Angel"......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

OPENING THIS WEEK

  Alita: Battle Angel Directed by Robert Rodriguez; stars Rosa Salazar, Ed Skrein, Jennifer Connelly, Christoph Waltz An amnesiac cyborg awakens and learns to navigate life in a treacherous city. Vinnie Mancuso of Collider gushes, "The detail put into 'Alita: Battle Angel's' world-building is a feast for the eyes," while Stephen Dalton of the Hollywood Reporter opines that the plot eventually "becomes bogged down in clunky exposition and action-heavy carnage."     Elise Directed by Joel Ferrer, stars Janine Gutierrez, Enchong Dee, Miko Raval, Laura Lehmann Inspired by real events, the film follows the bond between childhood friends who pa...Keep on reading: OPENING THIS WEEK.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

Performance-Capture Leader Weta Advances and Reaches New Zenith in “Alita: Battle Angel”

From visionary filmmakers James Cameron (Avatar) and Robert Rodriguez (Sin City), comes “Alita: Battle Angel,” an epic adventure of hope and empowerment, based upon the Manga graphic novel series by Yukito Kishiro. When Alita (Rosa Salazar) awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019

Dua Lipa to Co-write and Perform “Swan Song” Single For The Movie “Alita: Battle Angel”

Global pop singing sensation and 2019 double Grammy nominee Dua Lipa, will co-write and perform a new single, “Swan Song,” for Twentieth Century Fox’s Alita: Battle Angel, the epic action-adventure from producers James Cameron and Jon Landau (Avatar) and director Robert Rodriguez (Sin City). The film will be released in Philippine cinemas on February 6. […].....»»

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Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, star of ‘Downfall’ who played Hitler, dies at 77

BERLIN --- Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, who played Adolf Hitler cooped up in his Berlin bunker in "Downfall" and an angel in Wim Wenders' "Wings of Desire," has died. He was 77. German news agency dpa reported that Ganz's management said Saturday he died in Zurich. Ganz, a prominent figure in the German-language theater world, shifted into movies in the 1970s, appearing in Werner Herzog's "Nosferatu" and Wenders' "The American Friend" among others. In one of his more recent appearances, he starred as Sigmund Freund in "The Tobacconist," released last year. Berlin Mayor Michael Mueller said Ganz was "one of the greats" of the screen and stage. He said that "the death of Bruno Ganz...Keep on reading: Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, star of ‘Downfall’ who played Hitler, dies at 77.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

Hottie Alert: Here s Why TWICE s Nayeon Is The Cutest Fake Maknae Ever

This unnie proves that age is just a number!.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

Hottie Alert: These Charming Chinitos Snuck Into Our Hearts And There s No Getting Out!

In case you're a sucker for chinky-eyed cuties........»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

WATCH: James Cameron shares motorball chase clip from ‘Alita: Battle Angel’

The 20th Century Fox on Friday morning released a high-adrenaline clip from the upcoming sci-fi epic action adventure movie “Alita: Battle Angel” where Alita, played by Rosa Salazar, where she tries out for the dangerous motorball sport......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2019
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Hottie Alert: Asa Butterfield Is That Adorkable Cutie We’re Currently Pining For

This rising actor is our new favorite heartthrob!.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 21st, 2019

Hottie Alert: These Are What Make Yam Concepcion’s Hunky BF Miguel Cuunjieng A Real Keeper!

He’s been sweeping the 'Halik' actress off her feet for five years.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019
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Hottie Alert: Catriona Gray Is Also Winning At Her Love Life With Model BF Clint Bondad

The universe is in favor of this Filipino-German hottie!.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 18th, 2018

UAAP Season 81 volleyball: Canino powers DLS-Z closer to title conquest

De La Salle-Zobel flirted with disaster before pulling off a huge 25-23, 28-26, 25-13, 25-19, 15-13, victory over defending four-time champion National University in the UAAP Season 81 girls high school volleyball tournament best-of-three Finals opener Wednesday at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan. Sophomore Angel Canino delivered crucial hits down the stretch in the fifth frame and fired 18 points – all from attacks - including the match-clinching off the block kill that pushed the Junior Lady Spikers a win away from their 10th title and first since Season 75. Belen attack error, hits the net. Canino wins it for DLS-Z! The Junior Lady Spikers take Game 1 of the best-of-three series pic.twitter.com/takTwPGYgR — Mark Escarlote (@fromtheriles) December 5, 2018 “Iko-commend ko lahat ng mga bata. Yung lahat ng sakripisyo nila, paggising ng maaga. Yung pagtitiis nila para maka-cope up sa mga studies nila, yun ang foundation na pinaghuhugutan namin para makarating rito at makuha namin ang Game 1,” said second year coach Tina Salak. Alleiah Malaluan finished with 16 points and 14 digs while Cassandra Carballo got seven points with five coming off aces for DLS-Z. The game went nip-and-tuck in throughout the fifth set much to the delight of the crowd inside the venue. Michaela Belen put the Bullpups on top, 12-11, after a kill block on Alleiah Malaluan. Canino answered back with a kill followed by an ace by Kajia Carangan for a 13-12 DLS-Z lead. Belen tied it at 13 but the reigning Most Valuable Player sent her next attack straight to the net that pushed the Junior Lady Spikers at match point. Canino finished off NU with a left corner attack that went off the block of Erin Pangilinan. “Total team effort ang ginawa nila ngayon,” said Salak. Game 2 is on Sunday at the same venue. “Siguro po hard work pa para pagdating sa Game 2 marami na kaming maiiwasang errors sa loob bng court. Kasi po ngayong Game 1 ang dami naming error pagdating sa receive, sa service at sa communication po,” said the 15-year old, Grade 9 student Canino of their adjustments for Game 2. The Junior Lady Spikers opened the duel smoking before taking a tough challenge in the second frame. DSLS-Z saved two set points in the second before stealing the frame. NU was quick to adjust and dominated the next two sets to force a decider. Evangeline Alinsug and Sheena Toring scored 16 points each for the Bullpups, who pounded 62 attack points but gave away 44 points off errors. Faith Nisperos finished with 11 attacks for 13 points while Belen had 12 markers.   Meanwhile, Far Eastern University-Diliman dethroned University of Sto. Tomas in a hard-earned, 24-26, 25-16, 25-23, 13-25, 15-9, do-or-die Final Four battle to book a high school boys championship showdown with National University. Jose Javelona led three other Baby Tamaraws in double figures with 19 points while adding 13 excellent receptions and 12 digs for an all-around effort. Mike Ferrer had 12 markers while Jomil Codilla got 11 for twice-to-beat FEU-Diliman, which dropped the series opener. The Finals series will open on Sunday. Tigercub Rey De Vega saw his 21-point output go to waste as UST lost the crown it earned last year at the expense of the Baby Tams. Jhun Senoron and Jaycon Adeva got 19 and 15 markers, respectively, for the Tigercubs, who gave away 42 points off errors.   ---     Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018