Tuesday, April 24, 2018

KathNiel thrills fans in their first Vivo V9 Mall Tour

Vivo, one of the top smartphone brands in the Philippines, recently welcomed to its roster of brand endorsers Ivan Dorschner, Edward Barber, and, Elisse Joson--the other  half of the McLisse love team--reuniting with her loveteam partner McCoy De Leon.
They joined love Vivo Philippines power couple Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla, lovingly known as KathNiel to their avid fans, who were launched as endorsers of the smartphone brand in September 2017.
Last April 21, Saturday, the two local teen royalties graced the Perfect Shot Perfect View Vivo V9 mall tour and consumer launch held at the SM Mall of Asia. The event was even more special since it was KathNiel's first Vivo V9 mall tour.

KathNiel on April 21, 2018, Saturday enjoyed visiting the different booths at the Vivo V9 mall tour in SM Mall of Asia.
Both Kathryn and Daniel are thrilled over Vivo’s newest flagship phone, the V9. A self-confessed selfie addict, Kathryn has always said she loves the V9’s camera.

“I love taking selfies so having a reliable front camera is important [to] me,” she said when asked what she appreciates about V9’s camera features.
“[I like it] that the Vivo V9 has a 24 megapixel AI selfie camera with an AI Face Beauty feature [as these] enhance my natural looks.”
Moreover, Kathryn is excited about the V9’s dual camera. A travel enthusiast, Kathryn can now take flawless shots using the V9’s dual rear camera and make them more interesting by with the special bokeh mode.
Daniel, on the other hand, makes good use of his Vivo V9 when playing video games. With his busy lifestyle, Daniel can relax while playing with the V9’s upgraded Game Mode to create a customized, uninterrupted gaming experience.
“[When I am on my free, relaxing time, there is no problem] blocking message alerts and calls when I am on my phone playing a video game.” Daniel testifies.
Because of the V9’s Snapdragon 626, a powerful chipset, Daniel is also able to experience a smoother performance when playing a video game on his Vivo V9.

Top stars Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo, also known as KathNiel, take a groufie using the Vivo V9 with Vivo Philippines Brand Director Annie Lim and Myx VJ Ai with the massive crowd at SM Mall of Asia on April 21, 2018, Saturday.

Kathniel, being movie stars are likewise movie buffs. With the Vivo V9’s 6.3 inch Full view display, watching films whether or not they are on the go makes for a better visual experience.
Both Kathryn and Daniel personify the young and hip Filipino demographic that it is why Vivo had no second thoughts signing up the love duo to represent the brand. With the impact of their huge following on and off social media, Vivo is set to earn a surefire top spot in the hearts of smartphone users nationwide.

Myx VJ Ai with Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla, two of the  most sough after stars, during their first mall tour with Vivo

Kathniel’s Vivo mall tour is only one of Vivo Philippines’ efforts to introduce their latest flagship smartphone, the Vivo V9 closer to the smartphone users. The Vivo V9 is an artificial intelligence (AI) selfie camera with a 16 MP+5 MP dual-camera setup.
Much like its predecessors, the V7 and V7+, the V9 also rocks a 24 MP selfie camera that comes with features like AI Face Beauty Natural Light, Studio Light, and Monochrome background which brings selfie-taking with the new Vivo smartphone several notches higher in the quality scale. Selfie-fans will also benefit in the ample phone display of the Vivo V9 as it could improve the overall composition of every photograph taken, with enhanced clarity and definition.

KathNiel on April 21, 2018 Saturday enjoying taking selfie using their Vivo V9


Horror fans are invited to play ahead of eveyone else as Blumhouse’s new horror-thriller Truth or Dare is scheduled to hold special sneak previews in selected cinemas everywhere on Mondayand Tuesday, April 30 and May 1.

(Watch the new TV Spot for Truth or Dare at https://youtu.be/z3MIwfmklsw.)

Moviegoers are advised to check out the websites and social pages of their favorite cinemas for screening hours. Admission will be at regular prices.


Iconic Australian duo Air Supply takes us back to the 80’s for a special one-night show on 31 May 2018 at the Santa Rosa Sports Coliseum in Sta. Rosa, Laguna. This year’s Philippine concert is the first of several shows part of their Over Asia 2018 Tour following dates all over Canada and the United States.

Still supplying the classic hits 43 years since the release of their debut album, singer-songwriter and guitarist Graham Russell and lead vocalist Russell Hitchcock celebrate their trademark soft rock sound by serenading us once again with their massive catalog of evergreen love songs.


Columbia Pictures has just revealed the new trailer for its upcoming action thriller Venom which may be viewed at https://youtu.be/_F2oqfNg140.

Check it out now and watch Venom in Philippine cinemas October 5.


Marking the second HOOQ Original series to arrive from Hollywood 

HOOQ – the largest Video on Demand service in South East Asia – is proud to build on its HOOQ Originals offering with yet another Hollywood title.  In a deal with Sony Pictures Television, HOOQ has acquired the new series, Carter, a light-hearted detective procedural that blends small-town charm with big-city crime.  The series premiered on 6 April, with new episodes dropping every Friday.  HOOQ is the first to premiere the series worldwide and Carter marks the second Hollywood Original to arrive on the service following the gripping police drama, The Oath, from Sony Pictures Television.

Monday, April 23, 2018


“You can choose love, but you can’t choose family.” Watch the just-released first official trailer of Warner Bros. Pictures' new romantic comedy “Crazy Rich Asians” in the links below.

Jon M. Chu (“Now You See Me 2”) directed the contemporary romantic comedy “Crazy Rich Asians,” based on the acclaimed worldwide bestseller by Kevin Kwan.

Squad Goals marks the return of youth-oriented film in Philippine movies

Times have changed since Viva Films’ phenomenal 1984 movie “Bagets” set the trend for youth-oriented films.  But even after three decades, a young man’s thirst for adventure, the need to belong while staying true to himself, the struggle to keep it all together in the face of academic stress, love problems and family issues, and the thrill of going through it all with real friends – themes like these still make for a relevant movie, and Viva Films knows just how to deliver it in this millennial generation.  Hence comes “Squad Goals”, directed by multi-awarded filmmaker Mark Meily. 

In this dramedy, Julian Trono, Vitto Marquez, Andrew Muhlach, Dan Huschka, and Jack Reid portray the roles of college students who find camaraderie amidst a series of mishaps that could expel them from school. 

Get infected with ‘The Cure’ beginning April 30 on GMA Telebabad

True to its mission of showcasing compelling and world-class entertainment, GMA Network brings its loyal Kapuso viewers another ground-breaking concept with its upcoming primetime series, The Cure, beginning April 30.

The Cure’s premise is set on an experimental drug that kills cancer cells. However, its side effect causes a deeper problem—the mutation of a dangerous and highly contagious virus called the Monkey Virus Disease or MVD wherein anyone infected begins to have seizures and becomes rabid and violent. Soon, law and order is non-existent as the disease spreads not only in the city, but also throughout the entire country. Now more than ever, it is crucial to find the very thing that would save everyone—a cure.


The hit Filipino romance novel series returns…

Award-winning actor JM de Guzman returns to television opposite newest Kapamilya leading lady, Barbie Imperial, in the newest Precious Hearts Romances series titled “Araw Gabi,” premiering this Monday (Apr 30) in Kapamilya Gold.
After nine years, follow the well-loved Filipino romance novel series as it unveils yet another compelling story full of love, mystery, and suspense.

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