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Experience the True Meaning of Christmas through Song and Dance with A Christmas Carol: The Musical

After their successful run of Green Day’s American Idiot , 9 Works Theatrical and Globe Live join forces again to fill the metro with the Christmas spirit as they present the long-running acclaimed show A Christmas Carol: The Musical from the award winning team of Lynn Ahrens and Alan Menken this holiday season. Based on Charles Dickens’ beloved novella, A Christmas Carol: the Musical is the well-loved tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, a bitter miser who hates Christmas. Visited by three ghosts, Scrooge revisits his past and is given a glimpse of the world around him in the present and a prophecy of his future. This Charles Dickens classic is considered the quintessential Christmas story.

“CARS 3” TEASER POSTERS `CRASH' ONLINE

Coming off the launch of the memorable teaser trailer last week, Disney/Pixar's Cars 3 has now unveiled two teaser posters, both evoking an action-packed tone. Check out the one-sheets below and watch Cars 3 when it opens in the Philippines in 2017.

IMAGINE DRAGONS LAUNCHES NEW SONG “LEVITATE” FOR “PASSENGERS”

Multi-platinum, GRAMMY® Award-winning rock band IMAGINE DRAGONS have released their song Levitate and is available for digital download and streaming via all participating digital retailers. The song is featured in the upcoming Columbia Pictures film Passengers in Philippine cinemas  January 08, 2017 .

A new family adventure awaits with the premiere of Disney’s MOANA

Globe Postpaid customers get a chance to watch it for free In recent years, Disney fans have witnessed a new generation of Disney Princesses – headstrong with a powerful spirit. Princess Moana joins in this new breed of Disney Princesses as her story comes to life in Walt Disney’s new animated movie,  Moana. Moana  is an adventure-filled movie about a spirited teenager who sails out on a daring mission to prove herself a master way finder and fulfill her ancestors' unfinished quest. During her journey, she meets the once mighty demi-god Maui (voice of Dwayne Johnson), and together, they traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous fiery creatures and impossible odds.

MEET THE UNLIKELY HEROES OF “ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY”

Get to know the characters of Lucasfilm's “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” the first in a new series of Star Wars standalone movies. “Rogue One” tells the story of a group of unlikely heroes, who in a time of conflict band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.

CHARACTERS “SING” THEIR HEARTS OUT IN SOLO POSTERS

Take your first look at the newly released character posters of Sing, the new musical comedy from Universal Pictures and Illumination. Hugging the limelight are Buster Moon (Matthew McConaughey), Rosita (Reese Witherspoon), Mike (Seth MacFarlane), Ash (Scarlett Johansson), Johnny (Taron Egerton), Gunter (Nick Kroll) and Meena (Tori Kelly).

Not a Humbug: 9 Works Theatrical Stages A Christmas Carol: The Musical

Of the many adaptations of the Charles Dickens classic, it is A Christmas Carol: The Musical by composer Alan Menken ( The Little Mermaid , Beauty and the Beast , Little Shop of Horrors) and lyricist Lynn Ahrens ( Once on This Island , Ragtime ) that takes the joy and celebration found in the novella and brings it to life on stage. Charles Dickens, known for many important works of literature like Oliver Twist and Great Expectations , also wrote one of the most beloved stories about Christmas. Published in 1843, professor and editor Richard Michael Kelly contextualized Charles Dickens quintessential Christmas story as having ushered forth a renewed vigor in celebrating “the most wonderful time of the year.” This novella, A Christmas Carol, is as timeless as the holiday that it celebrates.

Globe iPhone 7 customers helped create a Global Filipino School in GenSan

Teachers and students of General Santos City SPED Integrated School demonstrate the different things that can be done with the mobile lab donated by Globe Telecom and its customers. Thousands of Globe Telecom customers who availed of the new iPhone 7 contributed significantly in the creation of a Global Fiipino School (GFS) in General Santos City which allows teachers and students to access 21 st  century learning within and beyond the classroom.             With iPhone 7 and Globe myLifestyle Plan, customers were not only able to get the phone of their dreams but also had the opportunity to give back to various communities through the Globe of Good bundle.

MEET SEMIRA & MARIUS: THE VILLAINS OF “UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS”

In Columbia Pictures' Underworld: Blood Wars, the fifth installment of the fan favorite sci-fi fantasy, Vampire Death Dealer Selene (Kate Beckinsale) is forced to tangle with colorful new adversaries including Semira, an ambitious member of Eastern Coven’s Elite Council; and Marius, new leader of the Lycans, the eternal enemy of the vampires.

NICOLE SCHERZINGER PROVIDES VOICE OF MOANA'S MOTHER, SINA

Best known as the lead singer of one of the best-selling girl groups of all-time Pussycat Dolls, Nicole Scherzinger now breathes life to Moana’s playful and strong-willed mother, Sina, in Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 56th animated feature “Moana.”

ANISTON'S FEISTY CEO CANNOT STOP HER “OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY”

Golden Globe and Emmy award-winner Jennifer Aniston stars in Paramount Pictures' Office Christmas Party as pragmatic CEO, Carol Vanstone who announces plans to shut down one of her underperforming branchs days before Christmas.

Vic Sotto: Proud of Enteng Kabisote’s 10th Big Screen Installation

“Enteng Kabisote” will always be associated with Vic Sotto. Definitely, it’s one of the ace comedian’s most-loved characters on screen. Over the years, it has successfully built a cult following among a diverse range of viewers especially children. The material’s box-office appeal is like vintage wine which gets even better in the passing of times. That’s why there’s always a strong clamour to bring it back on the big screen, something that Vic granted this 2016 with “Enteng Kabisote 10 and the Abangers” which is jointly produced by OctoArts Films, APT Entertainment and M-Zet Production.

Mano Po 7: Chinoy - An Early Christmas Treat from Regal Entertainment

Regal Entertainment, Inc's early Christmas offering, "Mano Po 7: Chinoy" is a star studded treat opening on December 14. "Mano Po" is the country's biggest film franchise in drama. It has featured some of our brightest stars like Susan Roces, Vilma Santos, Sharon Cuneta, Lorna Tolentino, Zsa Zsa Padilla and more. The mother and daughter team of Lily and Roselle Monteverde decided to produce the new edition in the highly successful film franchise because of its timely plot and insistent public clamor. This time, Chinoy actor Richard Yap gets his biggest break in a family drama via "MP7"

“TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT” FIRST TRAILER DROPS ON DEC 16

Director Michael Bay has announced that the first trailer for Paramount Pictures' Transformers: The Last Knight, will premiere in theaters on  December 16  in front of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

THE DEW TOUR RIDES IN MANILA

SKATEBOARDERS’ SHOWDOWN SET AT CIRCUIT MAKATI Amateur Filipino skateboarders will have an adrenaline-charged showdown at Circuit Makati and try to win a trip to the Dew Tour USA, one of the biggest and most-awaited events for skaters around the world. The face-off at Circuit Makati, called the Dew Tour Am Series, brings the winners of three grassroots events called bootcamps that took place in Laguna, Cebu, and Davao. Though the Dew Tour Am Series is happening for the second time in the Philippines, this year marks the first time that Mountain Dew® hosted the bootcamps for skaters outside Metro Manila.

MTV TO AIR NEW GREEN DAY DOCUMENTARY GREEN DAY: THE RIDE PREMIERES ON MTV ON SATURDAY, 26 NOVEMBER

Green Day  is one of the biggest bands on the planet - three childhood friends who rose from the punk underground into the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame.  But their path to stardom took its toll as the band struggled with celebrity status.  Instead of quitting, Billie Joe, Mike & Tré reinvented themselves with daring songs and an unbreakable bond that has lasted over 25 years. The Ride explores the moments that changed their lives, defined their career & made them who they are today.    Green Day: The Ride   premieres on MTV Asia on   Saturday, 26 November, 7PM (WIB),  8PM  (SG),  9PM  (MAL) .

Experience best online bargains from November 25 to 28, plus 20% rebate from GCash American Express Virtual Card

Prepare for the biggest and most highly-anticipated online sale events of the year as Globe GCash joins Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Philippine Cyber Sale shopping madness from November 25 to 28, 2016. Take advantage of exciting promos and huge discounts from Philippine and US online.  Get new clothes and shoes from Zalora, Lazada, and other top US clothing lines.  Shop for fashionable gift items for your friends and family.  Catch the latest gadgets and gizmos and have them delivered straight to your doorstep.

SELENE MUST MAKE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE IN “UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS”

An immensely gifted English actress who has proven to be one of the industry’s most versatile and charismatic performers, Kate Beckinsale returns in the fifth installment of the fan favorite sci-fi fantasy, Underworld: Blood Wars, where she reprises her role as the iconic action hero Selene.

STARS ALIGN TO CREATE MOVING SOUNDTRACK FOR “MOANA”

With film credits like “The Little Mermaid” and “Aladdin” under their belts, filmmakers John Musker and Ron Clements clearly enjoy telling stories with music. Their lates film, Walt Disney Animation Studios' “Moana” is no exception.

SPOTLIGHT ON “FANTASTIC BEASTS” SCENE-STEALER, DAN FOGLER

Critics have singled him out as the “heart” of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” for his moving and adorable portrayal of Jacob, who is the only one in the four-man principal cast without magical powers. Ironically, this may be the very reason that has endeared American actor Dan Fogler to audiences: his effortless relatability.

OPPO introduces new partners, limited edition F1s

OPPO may have already become the country’s second bestselling smartphone, but the brand remains committed to increasing its market share in ASEAN’s fastest growing mobile market. In less than three months since the F1s sold out immediately after its debut in August, OPPO introduces a limited edition metallic grey variant of its celebrated camera phone—the F1s Limited.

NEW PRINCESSES BRIGHTEN VIEWERS’ MORNINGS IN “LANGIT LUPA”

Will friendship be strong enough to bind two people who are worlds apart? This is what viewers will find out in ABS-CBN’s newest morning series “Langit Lupa” starring Kapamilya child stars Yesha Camile and Xia Vigor, which opens this Monday (Nov 28).

DIRECTOR GARETH EDWARDS PUTS OWN STAMP TO STAR WARS WITH “ROGUE ONE”

One of the most talented Hollywood directors working today, Gareth Edwards (“Godzilla,” “Monsters”) now takes the helm for Lucasfilm's “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” the first in a new series of Star Wars standalone movies.

Enteng Kabisote 10 and The Abangers: Set To Save the World from Digital Menace

In the tradition of offering family-friendly fare, Vic Sotto and his Dabarkads are back for another blockbuster fantasy-adventure movie based on the well-loved Pinoy pop culture icon! Kids are in for a treat as Bossing reprises his beloved role as Enteng Kabisote in the latest instalment of the movie series titled:  Enteng Kabisote 10 and The Abangers.

Dive into a brand new Asian Food Channel original production, By The Sea With Ili!

Ever wonder what types of seafood they serve up in other part of the region? Ride the waves with Food Hero 2015 winner and culinary host, Ili Sulaiman this November on Asian Food Channel original series, By the Sea With Ili! Catch Ili  sets sail to five Asian coastal cities and fishes out the most mouth-watering seafood dishes, while revamping the recipe with inspirations from each city’s unique cooking methods and flavors against the backdrop of some of the world’s most stunning beachside locations .

MARION COTILLARD IN A DEADLY GAME OF TREACHEROUS LOVE IN “ALLIED”

One of today’s most honored French actresses, Marion Cotillard riveted filmgoers in the role of legendary torch singer Edith Piaf in La Vie En Rose, winning the Academy Award® for Best Actress. Following a Golden Globe nominated role in the musical Nine, the blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises, she recently received another Best Actress Oscar® nomination  in Two Days  and One Night.

FRESH PERSPECTIVES ON HOME BUYING IN HOUSE HUNTERS ASIA S2

Starting last   Sunday, 20 November 2016 at 7.00pm ( SkyCable Ch 88 (SD) / Ch 246 (HD), Destiny Cable Ch 88, Cignal Ch 101 ), HGTV’s top original production show  House Hunters Asia  returns for the second season. This time, the regional cable show zooms in on homeowners and properties in Malaysia and Singapore, with each market dominating three episodes each. Brought to you by PropertyGuru, the returning series explores the joy and anticipation of homeowners searching for their perfect home minus the foot work and overwhelming research.

“PASSENGERS” UNVEILS COUNTDOWN-THEMED LIVING POSTER

Columbia Pictures has just released the “living poster” of its upcoming futuristic thriller “Passengers” which may be seen here.

“OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY” – ITS THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR

In Office Christmas Party, when the CEO (Jennifer Aniston) tries to close her hard-partying brother’s branch, he (T.J. Miller) and his Chief Technical Officer (Jason Bateman) must rally their co-workers and host an epic office Christmas party in an effort to impress a potential client and close a sale that will save their jobs.

OPENING AT NO.1, “FANTASTIC BEASTS” FINDS P126.42-M IN JUST 4 DAYS

Magical creatures, new heroes to root for and a jaw-dropping big reveal lured audiences back   to a new era of magic. The wizarding world of Harry Potter triumphantly returned to Philippine cinemas as Warner Bros.’ “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” opened at No.1 with a spellbinding P126.42-million in only four days for the Nov. 17-20 frame.   This was announced today by Francis Soliven, General Manager of Warner Bros. Philippines.

On-Demand Entertainment and Up-to-date Devices Now made available with Globe Broadband Plans

Not too long ago, everyone’s concept of entertainment was cast in black and white. We used to wait for our favorite shows to air on TV, anticipate current hits on the radio, or even patiently wait in line for tickets to blockbuster movies. With the rising trend of on-demand entertainment sweeping this generation, the power to choose the most enjoyable content relevant to us, when we want it, is finally within our grasp.

“SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE” EXPANDS WORLD IN NEW TRAILER

Enter a secret world and see the Smurfs through new eyes in the new trailer for Columbia Pictures' upcoming adventure comedy “Smurfs: The Lost Village.”   Check out the trailer here. The newest entry in the Columbia Pictures movie franchise that has grossed more than $900 million globally, “Smurfs: The Lost Village” is set to open across the Philippines on  May 10, 2017 .

“CARS 3” TEASER TRAILER WARNS EVERYTHING WILL CHANGE

The unexpectedly dark teaser trailer of Disney/Pixar's Cars 3 is off to the races, arriving with a cryptic tagline, “From this moment on, everything will change.” Check out the trailer at below and watch Cars 3 when it opens in the Philippines in 2017.

THEO JAMES BACK AS THE VAMPIRE DAVID IN “UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS”

British hunk Theo James (the “Divergent” franchise) returns as Vampire David in Columbia Pictures' “Underworld: Blood Wars,” the latest installment in the blockbuster franchise. The character David was introduced in “Underworld: Awakening” in which he has been searching for Vampire death dealer Selene (Katen Beckinsale), whose reputation has inspired him to want to fight back against human aggression.

RTL CBS ENTERTAINMENT BRINGS IVY GRACE PAREDES TO PERFORM AT THE ASIAN TELEVISION AWARDS 2016

Outstanding Filipino Contestant On The X Factor UK To Showcase Vocal Prowess That Wowed Judges On The Largest Talent Competition In The World RTL CBS Entertainment, the regional broadcaster for the 21 st  Asian Television Awards, has confirmed the participation of Ivy Grace Paredes, the Filipino singer who impressed the judges on the current season of The X Factor UK .  The 33-year-old songster known for her powerful vocals will take the stage at this year’s Asian Television Awards to shine as she did on the largest talent competition in the world.

HAWAIIAN TEEN LENDS VOICE TO NEW DISNEY HEROINE “MOANA”

Teen actress Auli'i Cravalho helps bring to life Walt Disney Animation Studios’ newest heroine in “Moana.” The 15-year-old Native Hawaiian is the voice of the determined and fearless lead character in the animated comedy adventure, which is directed by animation greats John Musker and Ron Clements (“The Little Mermaid,” “Aladdin”).

BRAD PITT PLAYS A HUSBAND LEFT OUT IN THE COLD IN “ALLIED”

In a career that has made him a superstar, Brad Pitt has played a particularly broad range of roles – garnering Oscar® nominations for some of his most unexpected: as an activist gone mad in Terry Gilliam’s Twelve Monkeys, a man who is aging in reverse in David Fincher’s The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and colorful Oakland Athletics’ general manager Billy Beane in Moneyball.

Gabbi Garcia Turns 18!

As Gabbi Garcia turns 18 this December, stars will align for a magical night filled with fun and spontaneity. The GMA Artist Center’s teen princess stepped into the limelight as the sweet girl who brought her fresh charm and undeniable grace onscreen. From portraying teenybopper roles alongside screen partner Ruru Madrid, Gabbi transformed herself into a fierce and sophisticated actress when she took the role of Sang’gre Alena in the iconic telefantasya of GMA Network, “Encantadia.”

Hashtag Ronnie Alonte Ready To Swoon The Audience with #KiligKing Concert at Kia Theatre

One of the most talented and in demand members of this generation's hottest all-male sing and dance group from ABS-CBN's nootime show "It's Showtime," Hashtag Ronnie Alonte will debut as a solo performer in his first major concert titled "#KiligKing" at the Kia Theater on December 17.

“BE MY LADY” CAPS TEN-MONTH RUN AS ONE OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL SERIES OF 2016

DanRich soap to air in Kazakhstan, Myanmar, and Africa… Having aired for more than ten months, the top-rating and social media-trending ABS-CBN morning series “Be My Lady” has truly resonated with the Filipino audience and is about to end its run as one of the most successful television series of 2016. Since January, BMLovers have tuned in to the love story of Phil (Daniel Matsunaga) and Pinang (Erich Gonzales) and followed their journey to forever. Despite being pitted against various rival shows, “Be My Lady” has remained the daytime program of choice by most Filipinos. It is also one of the most watched programs on weekdays according to Kantar Media.

Globe pre-registration for Coldplay concert tickets closed in 6 minutes

Globe Telecom thanks its customers for their phenomenal reception of the Coldplay concert happening on  April 4, 2017  at the SM MOA Concert Grounds.  Exclusive Coldplay tickets allotted for Globe customers for pre-registration was closed  within 6 minutes , a record-breaking feat for the mobile operator known for bringing to the Philippines top international artists from all over the world.

MAROON 5 PERFORMS THEIR HIT SINGLE “DON’T WANNA KNOW” FEATURING KENDRICK LAMAR AT “2016 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS” ON RTL CBS ENTERTAINMENT

Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah Will Host The Live Broadcast MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21 ST  at 9:00am ( 8am  JKT/BKK) on RTL CBS Entertainment Pop music superstars Maroon 5 will be joined by platinum-selling artist Kendrick Lamar to perform their hit single, “Don’t Wanna Know”  f inale at the “2016 American Music Awards.”  They join hosts Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah, as well as previously announced performers including James Bay, Fifth Harmony, Lady Gaga, Green Day, John Legend, Bruno Mars, Shawn Mendes, Twenty One Pilots, The Weeknd, special duets from The Chainsmokers and Halsey, and Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj, and “The American Music Award of Merit” honoree and performer Sting.  T he “2016 American Music Awards,”  the world’s biggest fan-voted award show,  will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on  Monday, November 21 at 9:00am  ( 8am  JKT/BKK), first and exclusive on RTL CBS Entertainment.

MMFF 2016 Eight Official Entries Revealed

The eight films competing for this year's Metro Manila Film Festival has finally been revealed at a presscon held earlier at Club Filipino, Greenhils San Juan City. These are the following: "ANG BABAE SA SEPTIC TANK PART 2: FOREVER IS NOT ENOUGH" (Martinez Rivera Films and Quantum Films in association with TBA) -- Eugene Domingo, Jericho Rosales, Joel Torre, Agot Isidro, Cai Cortez, Kean Cipriano, Khalil Ramos; written by Chris Martinez, directed by Marlon Rivera "ORO" -- horror starring Joem Bascon and child actors, directed by Alvin Yapan “SEKLUSYON” (Reality Entertainment) -- Dominic Roque, Ronnie Alonte (of Hashtag), John Vic De Guzman (volleyball player), and JR Versales (model), with Neil Ryan Sese, Lou Veloso, Elora Españo, Phoebe Walker, and Rhed Bustamante; written by Anton Santamaria, with Dondon Monteverde as executive producer, directed by Erik Matti “SUNDAY BEAUTY QUEEN” -- a docu drama, written and directed by Babyr