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  • FULL LIST: Winners, 2018 Cinema One Originals Festival

    October 21, 2018 8:12 AM 14

    Which of your favorite films bagged an award this year? MANILA, Philippines - The 2018 Cinema One Originals festival has come to a close, and the results of this year’s triumphant entries are in. (READ: FULL LIST: Cinema One Originals Festival 2018 entries) The film festival, now on its 14th year, ended on Sunday, October 21 at the I Am Original Awards

  • Netflix pulls plug on 'Luke Cage'

    October 20, 2018 7:31 AM 10

    The show is the second Marvel series on Netflix to get the ax MANILA, Philippines – One week after announcing the cancellation of Iron Fist, Netflix has pulled the plug on a second Marvel series: Luke Cage. The show, which ran for two seasons, was part of the 5-show deal between Netflix and Marvel, which also includes Iron Fist, Daredevil, Jessica Jones

  • LISTEN: 'Kiss and Make Up,' the Dua Lipa x BLACKPINK collab, has dropped

    October 18, 2018 6:18 PM 14

    'Kiss and Make Up' is part of the super deluxe edition of Dua Lipa's self-titled album MANILA, Philippines – If you're a BLINK, or a staunch believer in the "New Rules," sit down and calm down because the much-awaited collaboration between Albanian-English singer-songwriter Dua Lipa and Korean girl group BLACKPINK has dropped online. "Kiss and Make Up," a collaboration

  • LOOK: Megan Young is ambassador for #ZeroHunger

    October 18, 2018 2:36 AM 10

    The actress and former Miss World titleholder lends her support to the Department of Agriculture and the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization MANILA, Philippines – Five years since winning the title of Miss World, actress Megan Young continues to help causes she believes in. On Wednesday, October 17, Megan posted photos, announcing her commitment

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

    October 17, 2018 4:32 AM 10

    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 10

    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 6

    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 17

    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 30

    '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 20

    '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