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  • IV of Spades to open for Panic! At The Disco in Manila

    October 17, 2018 4:32 AM 5

    Now you can jam to two of your favorite rock bands in one night! MANILA, Philippines – IV of Spades, the Filipino band that quickly rose to local music scene fame, sure isn’t holding back on their success. Warner Music Philippines said on Tuesday, October 16 that the musical trio composed of Zild Benitez (bass/vocals), Blaster Silonga (guitars), and Badjao

  • JC Santos, Angel Aquino star in 'Motel Acacia'

    October 16, 2018 6:48 AM 4

    The Filipino actors will be joined by an international cast for Bradley Liew’s sophomore feature MANILA, Philippines – JC Santos and Angel Aquino are set to star in Motel Acacia, an upcoming film from Singing in Graveyards director Bradley Liew. The actors will be part of an international cast that also includes Belgian actor Jan Bijvoet (Borgman, Peaky

  • Rappler Talk: Comedy, idolatry, and social commentary in 'Asuang'

    October 16, 2018 5:51 AM 3

    We talk to the director and star of the Cinema One Originals entry has much to say In a world of social media hot takes, influencers, and connectivity overload, a movie like Asuang is inevitable. An official entry to the Cinema One Originals Festival 2018, Asuang documents the efforts of the titular god of Bicol to "regain his former glory and fame but to no avail

  • Ariana Grande, Pete Davidson break off engagement – reports

    October 15, 2018 2:13 AM 4

    Citing sources close to the couple, U.S. media says it was a case of 'too much too soon' MANILA, Philippines – Singer Ariana Grande and comedian Pete Davidson have reportedly called off their engagement, US entertainment media reported over the weekend. "It was way too much too soon...It’s not shocking to anyone," a source close to Ariana reportedly

  • ‘Wild and Free’ review: Bedazzled in a bed of roses

    October 14, 2018 1:30 AM 25

    'It is almost as if Wild and Free isn’t aware of how toxic it and its message are' Poop, despite being drizzled with perfume and sprinkled with glitters, will still smell and look like poop. When ex-lovers Ellie (Sanya Lopez) and Jake (Derrick Monasterio) serendipitously meet and start to talk of their failed romance, it almost feels like the film is treading

  • Knocked out: Marvel’s 'Iron Fist' gets the ax

    October 13, 2018 7:21 AM 11

    'Iron Fist' is the first Marvel show to be canceled by streaming giant Netflix MANILA, Philippines – Even after an improved second season, Iron Fist is no more. Netflix has canceled Marvel series even as the platform heavily pushed promotions for the show’s season 2 premiere. Netflix and Marvel announced the news in a joint statement released to several

  • Kapuso no more: Regine Velasquez leaves GMA-7

    October 13, 2018 5:53 AM 8

    The singer says goodbye on the anniversary episode of cooking talk show 'Sarap Diva' MANILA, Philippines – Regine Velazquez is leaving GMA-7, her home network for the past 20 years. The singer, actress, and host announced her departure on the anniversary episode of cooking talk show Sarap Diva, which she has hosted since it launched 6 years ago. In a statement

  • LOOK: Zia Dantes is adorable in Filipiniana for her school's U.N. Day

    October 12, 2018 10:40 AM 5

    Trust actress Marian Rivera to make sure her daughter is always dressed well at school events MANILA, Philippines – Marian Rivera once again blessed her followers with a much-needed dose of cuteness when she shared a photo on Instagram of her 3-year-old daughter Zia Dantes looking adorable in pink-and-purple Filipiniana for her school’s United Nations

  • BTS wins Favorite Social Artist at 2018 American Music Awards

    October 10, 2018 3:22 AM 5

    The K-pop group bested other artists including Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Cardi B, and Shawn Mendes MANILA, Philippines – The votes are in, and the results are out! Guess which worldwide K-pop musical sensation just bagged their first ever award from the American Music Awards? BTS! BTS was nominated for the Favorite Social Artist category, among other

  • Rappler Talk: Bea Alonzo, Aga Muhlach, Paul Soriano on falling in love and 'First Love'

    October 9, 2018 3:45 PM 5

    Director Paul Soriano and lead stars Aga Muhlach and Bea Alonzo talk to Rappler about the high and lows of love, why ‘First Love’ was a wonder to film, and why we should all be willing to take a risk – especially because it’s nerve-wracking MANILA, Philippines – There was something about Vancouver. Never be afraid to love. Always be willing to take a risk. Rappler