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OPENING THIS WEEK

  The Kid Who Would Be King Directed by Joe Cornish; stars Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Rebecca Ferguson, Patrick Stewart A boy discovers the mythical sword Excalibur and helps form an alliance against a powerful sorceress who threatens mankind. TheWrap.com calls the movie "a charming story of fantasy, pop-culture references and myth-making. It's a movie with the playful camaraderie of 'Goonies' and a few elements from 1980's sagas, like 'Labyrinth,' 'E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial,' 'The NeverEnding Story' and 'Legend,' where young people go on character-building adventures." But Ignatiy Vishnevetsky of the A.V. Club calls it "'Uneven' because, while "it might be smarter th...Keep on reading: OPENING THIS WEEK.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 1 hr. 36 min. ago Related News

Why there are 2 versions of ‘Born Beautiful’

  The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) on Monday agreed to change the rating of Perci Intalan's gay-themed comedy film "Born Beautiful" from R-18 to R-16, the director announced. Intalan said he agreed to "sanitize" the film by substituting with bleep sounds the words that the board had considered offensive. "We didn't have to edit out anything from the R-18 version," Intalan told the Inquirer, adding that his team applied for reclassification only on Monday morning. "You will still understand the context. The board said it was just the words uttered that they took issue with." Intalan said "Born Beautiful" first applied for ratings in Nov...Keep on reading: Why there are 2 versions of ‘Born Beautiful’.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 1 hr. 36 min. ago Related News

He discovered his career by accident and is now a top LA photographer

LOS ANGELES--If you've flipped through a fitness or health magazine, chances are you have seen the work of Filipino American Noel Daganta of Daganta Photography, who is a rising star in the photography industry.   The Los Angeles-based photographer, whose clients include actors, models, Hollywood celebrities and TV personalities, has shot over 200 magazine covers, mostly on fitness, published in the U.S. and internationally. These include SHAPE, Men's Fitness, Muscle and Fitness, Oxygenand other US Magazines.   His clients include "Dancing with the Stars" winner Peta Murgatroyd, actor Michael Jai White from Tyler Perry's movie "Why Did I Get Married," and TV sta...Keep on reading: He discovered his career by accident and is now a top LA photographer.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 21st, 2019Related News

MTRCB, NCCA ink memorandum of understanding

MANILA, Philippines – The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Wednesday, January 16, to help in getting MTRCB permits for all NCCA-funded films. With the agreement, films endorsed by the National Committee on Cinema ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 21st, 2019Related News

Xian and Kim’s China trip blooper

It is said that traveling abroad can, at times, end up being a test of relationship for couples. And while Xian Lim and Kim Chiu didn't experience any real mishap in their recent vacation in the cities of Shanghai, Harbin and Xian in China, they did have their share of "bloopers." "Kim, I learned, is really, really hyper; our days are always packed. In our stay in Harbin, she didn't realize that the tours she booked coincided with each other. And so, four tour guides, with vehicles in tow, arrived at our hotel," Xian related, laughing, at a press con for his movie, "Hanggang Kailan" (Feb. 6). "We didn't have a choice but pay them," added Xian, who's more chill when it comes to ...Keep on reading: Xian and Kim’s China trip blooper.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 20th, 2019Related News

Kevin Hart to lead Monopoly movie | Inquirer Entertainment

Board game "Monopoly" is in development as a feature film, with Kevin Hart of "Jumanji" installed as the movie's lead. Kevin Hart is on board for "Monopoly" as both o.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJan 20th, 2019Related News

WATCH: Liza Soberano, Enrique Gil navigate love in Alone/Together trailer

MANILA, Philippines – Things always seem to be perfect until... they aren't. And it seems that Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil (LizQuen to the uninitiated) explore how love comes together and how it threatens to fall apart in the latest video teaser for their upcoming movie Alone/Together. In the teaser, ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 20th, 2019Related News

2 more foreign firms sign up for PH common tower plan | Inquirer Business

Foreign groups are signing up to build shared cell towers in the Philippines The post 2 more foreign firms sign up for PH common tower plan appeared first on Inquirer Business ......»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJan 18th, 2019Related News

Bill Bryson following up ‘A Short History’ with exploration of human body

After taking on the universe in his 2010 book "A Short History of Nearly Everything", author Bill Bryson is planning a follow-up that promises to take on "the human body, how it functions and its remarkable ability to heal itself." Bryson, whose autobiographical story of hiking the Appalachian Trail, "A Walk in the Woods", was adapted into a movie starring Robert Redford, gained praise for making science accessible in his inquisitive book about scientific discoveries. According to United Kingdom publisher Penguin, his next science book, called "The Body: A Guide for Occupants", will inspire readers to marvel at what goes on in their "head, heart and beyond," while helping them ...Keep on reading: Bill Bryson following up ‘A Short History’ with exploration of human body.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 17th, 2019Related News

Netizens laud Liza Soberano s Iska look in new movie

Netizens commended Kapamilya actress Liza Soberano for looking like a real student from the University of the Philippines in her new movie “Alone/Together” with onscreen partner Enrique Gil. .....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2019Related News

Star defense lawyer resigns from Harvey Weinstein team

NEW YORK, USA – Benjamin Brafman, the star lawyer who succeeded in getting some charges against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein reduced , has resigned from representing the movie producer in his sexual assault case. "I'm withdrawing" from the Weinstein case, Brafman told the New York Post. He declined to comment to AFP.  According to the tabloid, the resignation ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2019Related News

Nike unveils next-generation self-lacing basketball shoes

NEW YORK, United States -- In the 1980s, the "Back to the Future" film franchise suggested we would all eventually wear self-lacing sneakers. Then a few years ago, Nike made the movie magic a reality, introducing its first shoe to the public with so-called "power lacing." And on Tuesday, the global sportswear giant took it a step farther -- now your shoes will automatically loosen or tighten when you step into them, and then adapt based on your activity. Wait for it -- the Nike Adapt BB shoes, which go on sale on February 17 for $350 in the United States, are controlled by the touch of a button or a smartphone app. "We picked basketball as the first sport for Nike Adapt i...Keep on reading: Nike unveils next-generation self-lacing basketball shoes.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 16th, 2019Related News

Carmi Martin was spot on

In the movie “No Other Woman,” actress Carmi Martin warned us: “Ang Mundo ay isang malaking Quiapo. Maraming snatcher, maagawan ka. Lumaban ka” (The world is one huge Quiapo that’s full of snatchers......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 16th, 2019Related News

Tokyo court denies ex-Nissan chief Ghosn s bail request

TOKYOP, Japan – A Tokyo court on Tuesday, January 15, rejected a request by former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn for bail following fresh charges, dashing his hopes for an early release from his Japanese jail cell. The decision means the 64-year-old auto tycoon is likely to stay in custody until his ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 15th, 2019Related News

OPINION: De Lima’s glass detention cell by Jun Ledesma

SEN. LEILA De Lima is a marvel. Despite her being confined in a detention cell for charges involving drug-related issues […].....»»

Source: Mindanaoexaminer MindanaoexaminerCategory: NewsJan 15th, 2019Related News

Rift between Elisse and McCoy evident to ‘Sakaling Maging Tayo’ costar

It's during the very quiet moments that you notice there's something off," said Chai Fonacier, costar of McCoy de Leon and Elisse Joson in the romantic drama "Sakaling Maging Tayo."     Chai, who plays one of Elisse's friends in the movie, observed: "She's very professional. When we got on set, or when it's time to discuss some scenes, both Elisse and McCoy were very cooperative. You almost can't feel that there was something wrong going on. That's what I like about the two of them."     McCoy and Elisse, collectively known as McLisse, admitted to have had a "misunderstanding" during the filming of the JP Habac movie, which will hit cinemas natio...Keep on reading: Rift between Elisse and McCoy evident to ‘Sakaling Maging Tayo’ costar.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 14th, 2019Related News

DICT set to ink deals with more cell tower providers | Inquirer Business

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is poised to seal agreements with more international cell tower providers, its top official said. The post DICT set to ink deals with.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJan 14th, 2019Related News

Scientists Researchers Find Therapy to Reduce Breast Cancer

American and Chinese researchers developed an experimental therapy that can reduce the spread of a kind of hard-to-treat breast cancer in a mice study. The study, published recently in the journal Cancer Cell, reported the therapeutic agent that blocks two of the main pathways by which breast cancer cells grow and migrate out of the […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 14th, 2019Related News

‘Bumblebee’ review: More than meets the eye

The miracle of Travis Knight’s Bumblebee is that it exists in the same cinematic universe as the horrid Transformers films of Michael Bay. A very sincere place Bumblebee isn’t a bumbling B-movie that passes of as a blockbuster because of the millions of dollars spent ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 13th, 2019Related News

How age and timing affect Dingdong’s movie projects

Heartthrob Dingdong Dantes explains why, of late, he has been appearing in family-oriented films. Both "Seven Sundays" (2017) and "Fantastica" (2018), where Dingdong is a cast member, had been well-received in terms of box-office returns. "It's not just because I have my own kids already. I guess it also has something to do with age and timing. There are so many factors being considered---if these projects landed on my lap 10 years ago, I don't think these would be possible, because I was busy doing other things," the 38-year-old actor explained. "It seems that the universe has conspired and made this opportunity happen today. It's made extra special because I already have a...Keep on reading: How age and timing affect Dingdong’s movie projects.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 13th, 2019Related News