Thursday, March 14, 2019

1MX festival ready to thrill music fans in Singapore on May 26

Asia’s music festival hub to get lit anew with dynamic Filipino headliners set to perform at the SCAPE Playspace

Following sold out crowds that filled the Dubai Media City Amphitheater in 2017 and the Mubadala Arena, Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi, UAE in 2018, the organizers of One Music X --  or simply, 1MX –- are now bringing the exciting music festival headlined by the hottest Filipino music artists to its first Asian destination: Singapore, Asia’s renowned music festival hub.

1MX in Singapore will take place at the SCAPE Playspace, the heartbeat of youth culture in Singapore on May 26.

“CAPTAIN BARBELL,” “GIMIK: THE REUNION,” OPEN ABS-CBN FILM RESTORATION’S “REELIVE THE CLASSICS”

Festival screens hit and acclaimed films at Santolan Town Plaza 

“Captain Barbell” and “Gimik: The Reunion” opened the ABS-CBN Film Restoration’s two-week-long festival dubbed as “Reelive the Classis” from March 13 to 26 at the Santolan Town Plaza in Quezon City.

The festival, which brings the digitally-restored and remastered Filipino movies, re-introduced Mars Ravelo’s Pinoy superhero “Captain Barbell” which starred the King of Comedy, Dolphy, to fans and new audiences.

LOUISE FEARLESSLY TESTIFIES AGAINST CRIMINALS IN “IPAGLABAN MO”

Becomes a star witness to a murder investigation...

Louise de los Reyes stars as a murder witness who will fight for the truth without fear in this Saturday’s (March 16) episode of “Ipaglaban Mo.”

Dinah (Louise) did not finish her studies and was forced to work as a prostitute in a bar, hoping to earn enough money for bail for her jailed brother, Baste (Mark Anthony Fernandez). When Baste tells her of the corruption inside the prison walls, Dinah cautions him to stay away from trouble as there is still hope of him getting parole. 

JM STARS AS A KARATE CHAMPION IN "MMK"

Longest drama anthology brings story of courage...

JM de Guzman inspires Kapamilyas this Saturday (March 16) on "MMK" as he plays the role of the Filipino Karate champion and international MMA fighter, Ramon Gonzales who encountered challenges in life.

Ramon grew up in a poor community in Bicol and was abandoned by his father at an early age. From the province, he went to Manila hoping to give his family a better future and to be able to finish his studies. 


One day, his professor encouraged him to try Karate to earn a scholarship. His hard work paid off when a Singaporean Kyokushin Karate trainer, Sensei Steven (Atoy Co), discovered him and helped him finish high school and become a Karate champion.

As his dreams slowly turned to his favor, another setback arose when his girlfriend got pregnant and eventually betrayed him.

ELISABETH MOSS GRAPPLES WITH UNREST, ANGER IN HORROR FILM “US”


Elisabeth Moss (Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale) stars as Kitty Tyler, a “perfect” wife and mother but who finds herself grappling with deep undercurrents of unrest and anger, in Universal Pictures’ new horror thriller Us.

“Kitty is a woman who we’ve all known or met at some point: someone who has a really good life but feels like she never got to be who she wanted to be,” Moss says about her role. “Because of her children or because of getting married or whatever she’s blaming it on, she never got to achieve her personal goals, and she’s very bitter about that.”

SOPRANO SINGER JADE RICCIO JOINS STAR MUSIC

Aliw awardee launches a classical crossover spin to “Bring Me To Life”

After bagging the Best Classical Performer nod in the recent Aliw Awards, opera singer Jade Riccio has officially joined Star Music and is now ready to swoon listeners with her “Bring Me To Life” rendition.
The National Music Competition for Young Artists winner turned an Evanescence rock masterpiece into a unique crossover version featuring her distinctive soprano voice. 

JoshLia drawn by the irresistible langhap-sarap Jollibee Yumburger

On- and off-screen pair proves that their fave burger is something you can’t say no to!
  

Joshua Garcia and Julia Barretto know all about being irresistible.

In their newest commercial for Jollibee, the country’s leading fast-food brand, the popular love team delivers kilig once again alongside their favorite Yumburger.

Playing to the irresistibly delicious aroma of Jollibee’s best-selling burger, Joshua uses a freshly cooked Yumburger to draw in Julia for a special date he prepared. Guided by the mouthwatering scent wafting from the burger, Julia walks into a Jollibee store filled with rows of balloons and roses.

"Pansanmantalanaminsan ay nagtatagal"


Horseshoe Studios opens 2019 with a dramedy film PANSAMANTAGAL under the the direction of Joven Tan and starred by the unique tandem of Gelli de Belen and Bayani Agbayani. 

ARJO CAUGHT IN WEB OF CORRUPTION AS “BAGMAN” ON iWANT

Socio-political action drama streams on March 20

Streaming service iWant offers the new gritty socio-political action drama series “Bagman,” about an ordinary man who sacrifices his own moral values in order to provide for his family.

The iWant original series, which streams on March 20 and stars Arjo Atayde in a career-defining role, offers a bold and eye-opening glimpse into the dark web of corruption.

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