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Madilim Ang Gabi tells the other side of Duterte s drug war

MANILA, Philippines – Madilim Ang Gabi (Dark is the Night), one of the  Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2018  movies, is about Sara (Gina Alajar) and Lando (Phillip Salvador), who peddle shabu. Directed by Adolfo Alix Jr, the movie tracks the couples' lives as they attempt to get out of the drug business amid President ........»»

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ delivers joy

There's a mixture of excitement and trepidation that one experiences right before watching the film adaptation of a book they love. It's a feeling of ownership and protectiveness, of high expectations and of course, that risk of disappointment. With "Crazy Rich Asians," which opens in cinemas on Aug. 22, that feeling is amplified by reverberating declarations of the movie's cultural importance. Yes, we've heard it over and over: it's the first non-period film with an all Asian or Asian-American cast since "The Joy Luck Club." It's breaking barriers. It could change Hollywood. There is so much resting on its glitzy shoulders. Kevin Kwan, who wrote the 2013 bestseller and is e...Keep on reading: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ delivers joy.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 19th, 2018Related News

Eight ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ moments we loved

(READ: 'Crazy Rich Asians' brings joy) That wedding scene. God, that wedding scene. We haven't seen anything like it. Unlike in the book, the Vienna Boys Choir didn't make an appearance, but that didn't matter. We won't spoil it for you. But here's a clue: Sonoya Mizuno as bride Araminta had to wear a waterproof wedding dress for it. Director Jon M. Chu is right---it was magical. The food shots. Food always gets the spotlight in Kevin's books and it's no different in the movie. "Jon Chu said to me, if people don't leave my movie hungry, I will have failed. There's gonna be so much food porn and so much fashion porn," said Kevin. Here's a tip: enjoy great Asian food before headi...Keep on reading: Eight ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ moments we loved.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 19th, 2018Related News

LOOK: Jema Galanza with Kapamilya love team LizQuen

Creamline Cool Smasher Jema Galanza is living her best life right now.  After claiming the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference title with the Cool Smashers last July, Galanza is living it up, rubbing elbows with celebrity couple 'LizQuen'.   LizQuen❤️❤️ A post shared by Jessica Galanza (@jemagalanza) on Aug 18, 2018 at 11:52pm PDT The former Adamson Lady Falcon must have been a fan of Liza Soberano and on-screen partner Enrique Gil, seeing from her wide smile.  The meeting between Galanza and LizQuen comes over a month after Ateneo Lady Eagle Deanna Wong graced Julia Barreto and Joshua Garcia's movie premiere. [READ MORE: Even Julia Barreto can't hold excitement over meeting Deanna Wong].....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 19th, 2018Related News

Movie reviews: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2018, part 1

Movie reviews: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2018, part 1.....»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 19th, 2018Related News

Forced drama, less laughs in Kissing Booth

Based on the Wattpad novel by Beth Reekles, 'The Kissing Booth' is written and directed by Vince Marcello, no stranger to teen-centric projects. The movie presents believable teenagers, w.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsAug 19th, 2018Related News

Mourinho says Man City disrespectful in documentary

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho suggested Premier League rival Manchester City was "disrespectful" and lacking "class" in a behind-the-scenes documentary that was released this week. Amazon's eight-part documentary of City's title-winning year in the Premier League last season gave a TV crew almost unlimited access to players and managerial staff, offering insight into Pep Guardiola's locker room. "I think you can have a fantastic movie, respecting others. You don't need to be disrespectful to have a fantastic movie," Mourinho said. "You can be a rich club and buy all the best players in the world, but you cannot buy class." Speaking in an interview with British broadcaster Sky Sports, Mourinho didn't refer to any particular passage of the documentary, entitled "All or Nothing: Manchester City." In one section, midfielder Kevin De Bruyne talked about his struggles when he was at Chelsea under Mourinho. Guardiola does not think the documentary will expose his secrets. "When we accept the cameras to be inside for 24 hours a day, that kind of thing can happen," Guardiola said. "I think there was nothing special. I think the people are going to see how a football team lives behind the scenes. "The players make the tactics," he added. "Not my ideas, it's the players who make the tactics.".....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 19th, 2018Related News

Dissecting kilig: How KathNiel does it

MANILA, Philippines – On August 29, the newest movie of the Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla love team (fondly called KathNiel by fans) will be premiering in Philippine theaters nationwide. Directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina, The Hows of Us will be KathNiel’s 7th movie together. Releasing a movie yearly since ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 18th, 2018Related News

Sharon Cuneta recalls how her romance with Richard Gomez blossomed

Now that they have an upcoming movie together, Sharon Cuneta got nostalgic and revealed her romance with Richard Gomez blossomed back in the day. The Megastar thought it best to finally make the big reveal via her Instagram on Thursday. She first posted a throwback video of herself and Gomez, who was a guest star in her now-defunct "The Sharon Cuneta Show." "This was our first appearance together since he started calling and visiting me na!" Cuneta revealed, adding that it was also the time he finally asked her out. Cuneta, who at the time could not stop gushing about their romance, said she had his shirt which he wore in that performance and which "I put inside his pillowca...Keep on reading: Sharon Cuneta recalls how her romance with Richard Gomez blossomed.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 18th, 2018Related News

Angelica Panganiban, Carlo Aquino almost kiss while playing a party game

Angelica Panganiban and Carlo Aquino sent the hearts of CarGel fans racing when they almost kissed while playing the party game "suck and blow." As part of their promotions for their upcoming film "Exes Baggage," Panganiban and Aquino took up the "suck and blow" challenge. Footage of their attempt was then uploaded on the Facebook account of Black Sheep Studio, which produced the movie, on Friday, Aug. 17. "Suck and blow" involves a set of playing cards that two participants transfer to a container from the deck. The participants must transfer the cards using only their lips. They do this by having one participant suck on the face of one card to hold it in place. The other part...Keep on reading: Angelica Panganiban, Carlo Aquino almost kiss while playing a party game.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 18th, 2018Related News

The classic pixie cut, as seen on iconic movie characters

The pixie is one of the most intimidating haircuts. This may be due to how society relates femininity with having long locks. Around two months ago, I finally decided to have my hair cut to the iconic style. Like most people, I was worried I'd look like a boy, but decided to push through with it---and I'm so glad I did. I don't know why, but there's something highly empowering about having my nape and shoulders exposed. Instead of beauty trends, I was actually inspired by characters from some of my favorite films. Contrary to what you might think, the pixie is very versatile and can be classy or edgy, depending on how you style it.If you're planning on getting a pixie haircut, let ...Keep on reading: The classic pixie cut, as seen on iconic movie characters.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 17th, 2018Related News

Stars pay tribute to Regal matriarch

Is Mother Lily Monteverde really turning 80 tomorrow? Regal Films' beloved matriarch does not seem to age, because she never slows down. She spreads her joie de vivre around so well. Even after many decades, Mother has not lost her Midas touch in the biz. The grand dame of the local movie industry could very well afford to sit on her laurels. But she just loves show biz so much (and it loves her back), that's why Mother keeps giving the industry her all. As a teenager, I have fond memories of tagging along with my mom (Inday Badiday) to Mother's Greenhills home and Regal Films' parties. That priceless experience thrust me into the show biz world. My gay son's (IC Mendoza) career as...Keep on reading: Stars pay tribute to Regal matriarch.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 17th, 2018Related News

Meet the Crazy Rich Asian women

LOS ANGELES--Among the actresses in 'Crazy Rich Asians,' the first Hollywood movie with a predominantly Asian cast in 25 years since 'The Joy Luck Club,' the casting of veteran.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsAug 17th, 2018Related News

Meet the ‘Crazy Rich Asian’ women

LOS ANGELES---Among the actresses in "Crazy Rich Asians," the first Hollywood movie with a predominantly Asian cast in 25 years since "The Joy Luck Club," the casting of veteran Lisa Lu is significant. The esteemed Chinese thespian is in the cast of both movies. Lisa, who played An-Mei (one of the mothers) in "The Joy Luck Club," has been our friend and colleague for years in Hollywood. One of her first breaks was landing the female lead opposite James Stewart in "The Mountain Road." And who can forget her brief but indelible appearance as the Empress Dowager in Bernardo Bertolucci's "The Last Emperor"? We saw Ang Lee stand up in one occasion to reverently greet and acknowledge Lis...Keep on reading: Meet the ‘Crazy Rich Asian’ women.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 16th, 2018Related News

MTRCB Summit Highlights Contributions of Cebuano Films in Movie Industry

At least 552 students from various universities, colleges and high schools participated in the whole-day 6th Family and Child Summit, as Gov. Hilario P. Davide III thanked the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) for holding the activity at the Capitol Social Hall. ”I’m delighted not only because it brings honor and pride […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 16th, 2018Related News

Mega’s busy weekend with the boys

It was a busy working weekend for Megastar Sharon Cuneta. On Saturday, she graced the History Maker Awards at the World Trade Center Manila---where she met up with fellow honorees and screen partners Christopher de Leon, Albert Martinez and Aga Muhlach. Mega jokingly exclaimed that she couldn't help beaming because she was sandwiched between her "ultimate crush" Christopher and "puppy love ex-beau" Albert in the photo session. She related that she had just bought a copy of Christopher's old film with another favorite Hilda Koronel, Laurice Guillen's "Kasal?"---the first Filipino movie she saw in a movie house in 1980. Christopher said he was honored to score the History M...Keep on reading: Mega’s busy weekend with the boys.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 14th, 2018Related News

LOOK: Disney unveils Liu Yifei in full costume as real-life Mulan

Disney has unleashed a teaser for its upcoming live-action 'Mulan' movie, unveiling the first image of actress Liu Yifei in full gear as the feisty heroine. ........»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

Public apology, labas sa isyung Dingdong-‘Probinsyano’

Kyline, pinull-out sa BiGuel movie MULA sa pagtsi-check-in nina Marian Rivera at Dingdong Dantes, kasama si Zia, hanggang sa birthday mismo ng aktres with their families, aligagang-aligaga ang aktor. Tapos naging busy pa si Dingdong sa pagsulat sa production ng Ang Probinsyano para iparating ang disappointment at reklamo sa walang….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

Xian Lim will direct his first movie for Cinemalaya 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Xian Lim will soon be direct his film, and it's going to be an entry for no less than the Cinemalaya film festival.  On Sunday, August 12, Xian joined the list of directors who were announced as part of Cinemalaya 2019's lineup. Xian's movie is entitled Tabon......»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

LOOK: A sneak peek of Liu Yifei as Mulan

Last year, it was announced that Liu Yifei will be playing Mulan in the live-action remake. She was previously seen in Once Upon a Time and The Forbidden Kingdom. Now that filming has started, we eager fans now have a first look at her as Mulan. According to People, the movie will start filming in New Zealand and China. Other cast members include Donnie Yen, Jason Scott Lee, and Yoson An. Now that we have a glimpse of what Mulan will look like, we just have to wait for March 27, 2020, which is the tentative release date. Are you guys excited to see the movie too? [People]   Photo courtesy of The Indian Express For the latest in culture, fashion, beauty,...Keep on reading: LOOK: A sneak peek of Liu Yifei as Mulan.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 14th, 2018Related News