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Celebrating queer love & lsquo;Like in The Movies& rsquo;

After making an indelible mark on the filmmaking scene with high-caliber and award-winning films like Birdshot, Goyo, Hintayan ng Langit, LSS and Dead Kids, Globe Studio is back with their first ever narrative digital series that aims to bring all the “kilig” and laughter in a refreshingly unique way with Gaya sa Pelikula (Like in The Movies). .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: thestandard thestandardSep 24th, 2020

Pinoy Sports heroes pay tribute to their real MVPs on Mother’s Day

Athletes are some of the most celebrated and respected people in the world, no doubt.  We look up to athletes for their skills, and we idolize them for how they are, on and off their respective arenas.  But even the biggest athletes have their own idols, their own heroes, and their “’real MVPs”, to quote the great Kevin Durant.  While celebrating our mothers should really be a year-round thing, it won’t hurt to give them a little extra love on Mother’s Day, right?  That’s just what these Pinoy sports stars did for their first-ever coaches and their biggest fans, their mothers.          View this post on Instagram                   Happy momma’s day to our beautiful Rock. She’s been our fan since day one and you deserve all the credit. You and Papa. Through good games and bad, you cheered for us. Trials and challenges, you willed us through. We love you! Happy mother’s day to all the wonderful mothers out there! A post shared by Kiefer Ravena (@kieferravena15) on May 9, 2020 at 11:01pm PDT         View this post on Instagram                   So grateful to have the best mom, friend, coach, supporter, cheerleader, and teacher all in one. Everything I do is for you, and you are the reason behind all my achievements. But most of all, thank you for teaching me that those achievements mean nothing if i’m not a good person. ???? . . You’re my idol forever! Still hope to be like you when I grow up. ily and happy mother’s day?? . . grabe yung support, may tarp and all + yung yakap parang panalo na pero opening ceremonies palang toh ?? . #seagames2019 #wewinasone #karate #bestmom #karategirl #mom A post shared by Jamie Lim (@jamiechristinelim) on May 10, 2020 at 12:19am PDT         View this post on Instagram                   Happy Mother’s Day to the most amazing woman I gladly call mommy ???????????? Love you mom! ?? A post shared by Agatha Chrystenzen Wong (@agathawongy) on May 9, 2020 at 9:58pm PDT         View this post on Instagram                   Happy Mother‘s Day @josefinadaquis & @stephaniedaquis Love you both ?? A post shared by Rachel Anne Daquis, XFS (@rachdaquis13) on May 9, 2020 at 10:16pm PDT         View this post on Instagram                   To the reason behind our victories and most especially why we can rise from a defeat, Happy Mother’s day Mudra! Thank you for all your unconditional love and sacrifices for the entire family ?? Everyday should be Mother’s day!!! ???? A post shared by Dani Ravena (@daniravenaaa) on May 9, 2020 at 11:48pm PDT         View this post on Instagram                   Happy Mother’s Day, mama! ILY ILY ???? A post shared by Wave Papi (@_kokoparas) on May 9, 2020 at 11:22pm PDT         View this post on Instagram                   Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there! A post shared by Rex Intal ???????? (@rexintal) on May 9, 2020 at 9:34pm PDT         View this post on Instagram                   To all those who still have their mothers with them, please do me a favour and go hug your mothers as tightly as you all can, while you still have her. Happy mother’s day Ma, I love you and I wish I could hug you right now ???????????????????? A post shared by Ernestine Tiamzon (@ernietiamzon) on May 9, 2020 at 10:40pm PDT          .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 10th, 2020

Celebrating all kinds of love in & lsquo;paw-some& rsquo; ways

Everybody yearns to come home to love. May it be excited squeals from your kids, a warm hug from your spouse, or a hearty meal lovingly prepared by your mom. Love, indeed, comes in different forms. And for some families, a special love comes in the form of furs and wagging tails......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2020

The King reigns: LeBron James is AP’s male athlete of decade

By Tim Reynolds, Associated Press He left Cleveland for Miami, finally became a champion, went back to his beloved northeast Ohio, delivered on another title promise, then left for the Los Angeles Lakers and the next challenge. He played in eight straight finals. No NBA player won more games or more MVP awards over the last 10 years than he did. He started a school. He married his high school sweetheart. “That’s all?” LeBron James asked, feigning disbelief. No, that’s not all. Those were just some highlights of the last 10 years. There were many more, as the man called “King” spent the last decade reigning over all others — with no signs of slowing down. James is The Associated Press male athlete of the decade, adding his name to a list that includes Tiger Woods, Wayne Gretzky and Arnold Palmer. He was a runaway winner in a vote of AP member sports editors and AP beat writers, easily outpacing runner-up Tom Brady of the New England Patriots. “You add another 10 years of learning and adversity, pitfalls, good, great, bad, and any smart person who wants to grow will learn from all those experiences,” James, who turns 35 Monday, told the AP. “A decade ago, I just turned 25. I’m about to be 35 and I’m just in a better (place) in my life and have a better understanding of what I want to get out of life.” Usain Bolt of Jamaica was third for dominating the sprints at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics, soccer superstar Lionel Messi was fourth and Michael Phelps — the U.S. swimmer who retired as history’s most decorated Olympian with 28 medals, 23 gold — was fifth. James was revealed as the winner Sunday, one day after Serena Williams was announced as the AP’s female athlete of the decade. In his 17th season, he’s on pace to lead the league in assists for the first time while remaining among the NBA’s scoring leaders. “When LeBron James is involved,” Denver coach Michael Malone said, “I’m never surprised.” Including playoffs, no one in the NBA scored more points than James in the last 10 years. He started the decade 124th on the league’s all-time scoring list. He’s now about to pass Kobe Bryant for No. 3. No. 2 Karl Malone and No. 1 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar are within reach. Is Abdul-Jabbar in his sights? Is catching him the new decade’s goal? “I would be lying if I said I don’t see it,” James said. “Obviously I’m not trying to say, ‘OK, well if I play this amount of time, if I average this’ ... I’m not doing that because I’ve never done that with my career. I’ve always just kind of let it happen. Whatever happens, happens. But I see it. I do see it.” His work ethic, even now, makes even those closest to him marvel. Here’s a typical day this past summer for James, who remains obsessed with working even though fame and fortune found him long ago: He’d wake up at 3 a.m. and be at the Warner Bros. lot by 3:45 — where a weight room and court, built just for him, were waiting. He’d be lifting by 4 a.m., getting shots up by 5:30 and be ready to start another day of shooting the remake of “Space Jam” that he has been planning for years by 7 a.m. “That’s who he is,” said Mike Mancias, one of the longest-tenured and most trusted members of James’ inner circle, tasked for more than 15 years with keeping James fit. “He does whatever it takes when it comes to fulfilling his commitments to everything — especially his game and his craft.” The 2010s for James started with “The Decision,” the widely criticized televised announcement of his choice to leave Cleveland for Miami. (Lost in the hubbub: The show raised more than $2.5 million for charity.) He was with the Heat for four years, went to the NBA Finals all four times with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, finally won the title in 2012 — “it’s about damn time,” he said at the trophy celebration — and led the way in a Game 7 win over San Antonio to go back-to-back the following year. “He grew immensely here as a leader,” Miami coach Erik Spoelstra said. “He impacted winning as much as with his leadership as he did with his talent. I think that was the most important thing he learned with us. And he’s been able to take that to different franchises and continue using that as a template.” Cleveland was devastated when he left. It forgave him. James returned home in 2014, took Cleveland to four consecutive finals, then led the Cavaliers to the 2016 title and came up with one of the biggest plays of his life by pulling off a chase-down block of Golden State’s Andre Iguodala in the final seconds of Game 7 of that series. And in 2018, he was off to LA. Going Hollywood made so much sense — he’s making movies, has a production company, has a program called “The Shop” as part of his ‘Uninterrupted’ platform featuring an array of guests from Drake to California Gov. Gavin Newsom, who signed a bill on the show that will allow college athletes to get paid for the use of their likeness and sign endorsement deals. “There’s a lot of moments from this decade that would be up there, winning the two Miami championships, winning a championship in Cleveland, the chase-down block,” James said. “But the best moment? Definitely marrying Savannah. That would be No. 1.” James and longtime partner Savannah Brinson got married six years ago. They already had two sons — both are very good basketball players already — and added a daughter in 2014. James also spent most of the last decade as a lightning rod for critics. He used his voice often on social matters, speaking out after the killing of unarmed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin and campaigning for Hillary Clinton. He supported Colin Kaepernick’s methods of protesting police brutality and racial injustice. Most recently, he was criticized by many — including top U.S. lawmakers — for his remarks after Houston general manager Daryl Morey sparked a massive rift between the NBA and China by sending out a tweet supporting pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. “I don’t live in regret,” James said. “There’s no moment in this last decade that I wish I could have back. If a situation was bad or you feel like you could have done better, then I learned from it.” He doesn’t know how much longer he’ll play. He laments missing time with his children. His “I Promise” school that opened in 2018 in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, has been an immediate success story, and he wants to see that enterprise continue growing. Some love him. Some don’t. He doesn’t mind. “When you believe in your calling or you believe in yourself, then it doesn’t matter what other people say or how other people feel,” James said. “And if you allow that to stop you or deter you from your mission, then you don’t get anywhere.” And in the 2010s, nothing deterred James......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 30th, 2019

& lsquo;Hello Stranger& rsquo; craze continues this Valentine& rsquo;s season& nbsp;

Coming from its huge success as digital BL (Boys’ Love) series in 2020, Hello Stranger, top-billed by Tony Labrusca and JC Alcantara, returns this Feb. 12 as a full-length feature film......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 24th, 2021

HBO airs final episode of & lsquo;Adventure of the Ring& rsquo;

After traveling through the hands of several strangers as they learn to love in their own different ways, the ring will culminate its journey in the eighth and last episode of the HBO Asia romantic-comedy series Adventure of the Ring on Sunday, Jan. 24 at 9:00 p.m. on HBO and HBO GO......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

Keann Johnson, JR Versales find each other in new BL drama & lsquo;Run& rsquo;

After successfully starring in a Pinoy Boys Love movie and Metro Manila Film festival 2020 2nd Best Picture The Boy Foretold By The Stars, newcomer Keann Johnson banners another BL drama opposite Seklusyon actor JR Versales......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

Finding love in the drama & lsquo;The Lost Recipe& rsquo;

For director Monti Parungao, The Lost Recipe, the fantasy-romance series airing tonight on GMA News TV, is a delectable visual masterpiece. Also, it’s a small screen project that banks on the interesting characters that the actors play with so much dedication and panache. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 18th, 2021

Rom-com & lsquo;Miss Q & A& rsquo; teases audience with music video

Insight 360 Films has released a teaser music video of its upcoming romantic comedy film Miss Q & A: Para Sa Magaganda Lang Ba Ang Love Life? starring Kakai Bautista and Zoren Legaspi......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Joross, Roxanne reunite in romantic-comedy digital series

Former screen partners Joross Gamboa and Roxanne Guinoo-Yap, otherwise known as ‘JoRox,’ are both excited for viewers to watch their romantic comedy series, where they play single parents who unexpectedly find love......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Wanted: New singer for Julie Vega& rsquo;s & lsquo;Somewhere in My Past& rsquo;

“Somewhere in My Past” was the debut single of Julie Vega and later served as the lead single of her debut album First Love released under Emerald Recording Company......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 30th, 2020

Finding love in & lsquo;Tagpuan& rsquo;

Seasoned director Mac Alejandre explained that his film starring Alfred Vargas, Shaina Magdayao, and Iza Calzado is about chance encounters, crossroads, and making decisions in the process. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 24th, 2020

Leanne and Naara release & lsquo;Who& rsquo;s Gonna Love You& rsquo;

Leanne and Naara, the duo known as two of the best young artists on the current music scene, have released a brand new electro-pop-R&B single titled “Who’s Gonna Love You” following the success of their single “Keeping Me Up.” .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 10th, 2020

Froome ends & lsquo;11-year love story& rsquo; with Team Sky

Madrid---Chris Froome brought down the curtain on his Team Sky/Ineos career on Sunday, describing it as “a love story which lasted 11 years”......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 9th, 2020

& lsquo;Better Days& rsquo; are coming

After challenging times, everyone deserves to welcome better days. And that is exactly what upcoming Boys’ Love (BL) series titled, Better Days promise to their followers. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 30th, 2020

& lsquo;Survival Mode& rsquo; concert live on Facebook& nbsp;

Online concert "Survival Mode: A benefit concert of Hope, Love and Compassion" is streaming tomorrow night at 8:30 via Facebook live on the show's official page. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 29th, 2020

Romance and mystery meet in & lsquo;Truly. Madly. Deadly.& rsquo;

How to create a character that audiences will love? In drama series, he doesn’t just need to be the main character that appears in every scene. He must also have a convincing flaw and a compelling backstory. The character must be human, someone every normal person can easily relate to......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 18th, 2020

& lsquo;Magpakailanman& rsquo; presents all-new episodes this month

This October, GMA Network’s award-winning drama anthology Magpakailanman presents five brand new episodes featuring inspiring stories of bravery, hope, and love for all viewers......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 13th, 2020

Ambition encounters illicit affair in & lsquo;High-Rise Lovers& rsquo;

In the world of television, people are drawn to forbidden relationships, specifically to the drama and the kind of “love” people manifest in this context. We always wait for the twists and turns, for how long the affair would last, and who would discover the affair, and in what kind of situation it would be uncovered. And ultimately, we wait for the confrontation scene that makes forbidden love drama memorable......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 11th, 2020

GMA pays tribute to German Moreno

Master Showman German ‘Kuya Germs’ Moreno was known for wearing many hats. Aside from being the host of groundbreaking Kapuso variety shows such as Germside, Germspesyal, GMA Supershow, That’s Entertainment, and Walang Tulugan with the Master Showman, Kuya Germs had also done various movies in his colorful life that continues to make an impact in the industry today. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2020

Making new sports traditions with LG technology

It is a well-known fact that Filipino families love watching sports. It has actually become a tradition for most – catching live basketball games, trying to get a glimpse or a selfie with your favorite player together with the kids, and eating out at a favorite restaurant after. It is a wholesome ritual that creates unforgettable memories. With the pandemic however, this tradition abruptly came to a halt for most families. Sporting events are slowly starting to resume, but actually watching it live especially with little ones are still out of the picture. This however, doesn’t mean that the bonding time as a family has to go away. LG’s OLED TVs make watching sports and movies at home in the new normal just like the real thing......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 29th, 2020