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Spookiest Films of All Time

Claiming to be a fearless soul? We all instantaneously muster up the extensive valor to watch scary movies especially during the Halloween season. After all, it is real fun to spook your friends--including yourself, just admit it--to keep up with the chilling atmosphere. Armed with a resourceful (or otherwise) costume and a bag of mouthwatering goodies from your eventful trick or treat, let’s see if you can bare these frightening films alone or with peers during Halloween night! 1.        The Shining is a 1980 adaptation of Stephen King’s 1977 illustrious horror novel of the same name. It focuses on a determined writer and recovering alcoholic who works as a custodian at a historic hotel during the off season. He settles in with his wife and son who is besieged by psychic visions. As his son’s premonitions become more difficult, he realizes the hotel's horrifying past and starts turning into a murderous maniac bound to torment his loved ones. The film epitomizes sublime frag

AC, JAYDA, AND RYLE JOIN MARNIGO FOR BIGGER AND BOLDER SEASON OF “ONE MUSIC POPSSSS”

After five successful seasons, One Music’s live online show “One Music Popssss” returned bigger and bolder than ever as it welcomed its newest hosts, rising stars and online personalities Ryle Santiago, AC Bonifacio, and Jayda. They joined Maris Racal and Iñigo Pascual, whose candid moments and impromptu jamming sessions are eagerly anticipated by fans when the show airs every Tuesday afternoon.

Get Your Spook on with these Recommended Mobile Horror Games

Halloween is just around the creepy corner and with all the rage for the spooks, have a ball this All Souls’ season with Halloween-inspired mobile games. With just a smartphone in hand and a pair of earphones, thrill-seekers don’t have to get out of their comfort zones for action and adventure. Here are some of the eerily fun mobile games you can play: 1.     The Walking Dead series from Telltale Games Image from The Walking Dead Google Play page

Hunter Killer; a military thriller that you shouldn't miss

From the producers of “Fast & Furious” and “London Has Fallen” comes an action thriller set deep under the Arctic Ocean, “HUNTER KILLER . ” S tarring Gerard Butler , the movie will open on October 31 in Philippine theaters , proudly presented by VIVA International Pictures and MVP Entertainment. 

Find Your You: OtterBox Announces Attractive Case Line-Up for iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone XR

Apple iPhone is more than a device, it is an extension of one’s self and style. With the announcement of iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max, now is the perfect time to accent iPhone with something that makes it uniquely yours and protects it from the daily grind. OtterBox, the No. 1-most trusted in cell phone case protection, 1 offers a full portfolio of style, color and graphic case options available now for iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max and coming soon for iPhone XR.

New Sharon-Goma-Kathryn movie from Rebisco will make you rediscover love and family

How can you make love last the test of time? Is there truly such a thing as forever? Rebisco’s upcoming family-oriented movie explores these timeless and enduring questions in a simple yet poignant story of a family’s journey to discover the true meaning of commitment, even as people, priorities and feelings change.

NEW “CREED II” POSTER SHOWS ROCKY IN ADONIS’ CORNER

Warner Bros. Pictures has just released the new one-sheet art for “Creed II” highlighting the unbreakable bond between Rocky and Adonis Creed. Check out the poster here and watch the film in Philippine cinemas November 28.

Global Pop Star RITA ORA Coming to Manila

For the first time, British singer-songwriter Rita Ora will be coming to Manila on March 10, 2019 at the New Frontier Theater (formerly KIA Theatre), as part of her upcoming World Tour 2019 that will include stops in Europe, Asia and Australia.

MayWard's Cheat Sheet to loading up with your PLDT Home Prepaid WiFi

All it takes are a few simple steps to enjoy a seamless online experience at home. Teen stars and phenomenal love team Maymay Entrata and Edward Barber - or Mayward as their  adoring fans call them - know this all too well as they  constantly connect with fans, friends and family on social media powered by PLDT Home Prepaid WiFi. PLDT's first ever prepaid broadband service, the PLDT Home Prepaid WiFi is available at all PLDT Stores and retailers nationwide for a one-time payment of only Php1,995  and comes with FREE 10GB valid for seven days. Because it’s prepaid, there is no lock-in period, monthly bill payment, or bill shock from uncontrolled data usage because you simply just load it when you need it.

US-based Filipino artist Chico Quizon holds “Hypervisual” exhibit

US-based Filipino artist Chico Quizon and one of his mixed media works featured in his solo exhibit “Hypervisual,” which runs from November 10 to 25 at Gallery Nine, Megamall. Jose “Chico” Quizon, a Filipino currently residing in New York City, comes home to hold his first solo exhibit in the Philippines from November 10 to 25, at Gallery Nine in SM Megamall. Opening reception is on November 10 at 6:00 pm. Quizon’s show, which is entitled “Hypervisual,” features mixed media on Mylar (stretched polyester film); his pieces depict familiar visual elements that the artist has re-contextualized to engage and challenge his audience.

MACKENZIE FOY IS CLARA IN “THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS”

Disney’s “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” stars teen actress Mackenzie Foy (“Interstellar,” “Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn”) as Clara, an intelligent 14-year-old with a penchant for science. Based on E.T.A. Hoffmann’s classic tale and “The Nutcracker,” the big-screen adventure showcases the wondrous journey of Clara, who finds herself in the mystical world of the Four Realms, home to a host of eccentric characters and no shortage of surprises.  

Philips Monitors in collaboration with 21st Century Fox will rock local cinemas with the most anticipated rock band story ever told

Philips monitors and display solutions are well known in the world as one of the highest performing innovative monitors for both productivity and gaming. Providing excellent picture quality for professional users is one of the main things that they are known for, especially their energy saving monitors that reduces carbon footprint and operating costs.  Being one of the companies to promote creativity, as well as being environment friendly, in their line of display solutions, Philips is poised to rock out with 20th Century Fox on the premier of the much awaited rock and roll film Bohemian Rhapsody focusing on its lead singer Freddie Mercury, whose highly-praised and colorful life equals the rich colors and visual quality provided by the Philips 328E90JAB Curved LCD monitor.  The Philips 328E90JAB is a 32"in curved monitor that provides an immersive visual experience with superb picture quality with its ultra wide color range and VA display panel powered with AM

Aiai delas Alas Opens Up New Restaurant: AI-sian Fusion

Photo c/o Hypemania.ph Ms Aiai delas Alas continues to amaze me with her passion for food as she opens a new restaurant situated  at the 4th floor of Ayala Malls Cloverleaf Mall, Quezon City under the name of  Ai-sian Fusion. I won't be surprised if one day she'll be considered as one of the movers of the restaurant industry.  It is a fusion of dishes inspired by food from Japan, Korea, China and the Philippines.  According to Ms. Ai Ai, she really opted to have a more posh and elegant looking resto like AIsian Fusion, since her target market here is more of the upper scale but she assured everyone that the dishes served are not too pricey and are still very affordable. Her other food business which is Chang Ai Express which is located along Sgt. Esguerra, Quezon City is focused on the yuppies and students plus those who works in the area who wishes to dine in good food but definitely fits their budget. For events and reservations, you may reach them through +63966

Five MassKara Festival activities you shouldn't miss this weekend

Every year, tens of thousands flock to Bacolod City in Negros Occidental for MassKara Festival, one of the most colorful and fun festivals in the Philippines. Started as a way to uplift the spirits of Negrenses in the midst of a sugar crisis and a devastating tragedy, the MassKara Festival celebrates the unbreakable spirit of Filipinos with lively street parties, colorful parades, dance and music concerts, and food fests.

MNL48 LAUNCHES “TALULOT NG SAKURA” MUSIC VIDEO

Idol group’s latest video to premiere on MYX MNL 48 Top 7 - Sheki Arzaga, Abby Trinidad, Sela Guia, Tin Coloso, Alice De Leon, Ella Amat, and Ash Garcia The first-ever female idol group in the Philippines—MNL48—has released the much-awaited music video “Talulot ng Sakura” on the country’s number one music channel, MYX. The video features the sing-and-dance group’s Senbatsu members Sheki, Abby, Sela, Tin, Alice, Ella, Ash, Gabb, Jem, Sayaka, Faith, Lara, Grace, Quincy, Alyssa, and Erica, shot at Movie Stars Café and La Mesa Eco Park.

Shopee Introduces New Christmas Ambassador, Jose Mari Chan, for Shopee 11.11 - 12.12 Big Christmas Sale

From October 26, shop the Shopee 11.11 - 12.12 Big Christmas Sale featur ing up to 99% off all categories, daily free shipping specials, and over 11 million Shopee Coins to be won from Shopee Shake Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, announces Jose Mari Chan as its new Christmas Ambassador in line with the return of the biggest Christmas sale of the year, Shopee 11.11 - 12.12 Big Christmas Sale . Affectionately known as the Father of Philippine Christmas music, the singer-songwriter made his debut as the official Shopee 11.11 - 12.12 Big Christmas Sale campaign ambassador at the kickoff event held at Glorietta 2 on October 25, where he made a special appearance and performed Christmas carols to hundreds of mall patrons. As the face of Shopee 11.11 - 12.12 Big Christmas Sale, Jose Mari Chan also stars in Shopee’s latest Christmas television commercial that will screen nationwide starting October 26.

Look good and feel great this Holiday season

GMA Artists Liezel Lopez, Ashley Ortega, Lindsay Johnston, and Dave Bornea Christmas isn’t just about being with family members and close friends. It’s also a great time to reconnect with people we don’t see often, like our relatives who live out of town or friends who reside far away. Giving is the essence of the season. We love to give gifts to people we love — our parents, family members, barkada, employees, neighbors, colleagues and even strangers.

HICCUP MUST FIND “THE HIDDEN WORLD” IN NEW TRAILER FOR “HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 3”

The brand new trailer for Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Animation’s  How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World  finds our hero Hiccup in a quest for the hidden world as dragons and Vikings face their greatest threats ever. Check out the new trailer here and watch  How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World  in Philippine cinemas February 20, 2019.

The Science Behind Zero

The road to clearer skin is a confusing jumble of cleansers, toners, moisturizers, serums, and so many more overwhelming terms. Are you oily, dry, sensitive, or all three? Why are you breaking out? In a country where humidity and pollution are your ultimate acne inducers, when do you draw the line between “I need this” and “No, my skin might not be able to handle that”?                 The solution might be as simple as an innovative new frontrunner in the beauty and skincare industry—Maxi-Peel ZERO.

“BLACK MIRROR’S” WYATT RUSSELL LEADS RAGTAG SOLDIERS IN “OVERLORD”

He is best known for playing the lead role in the highly regarded  Playtest  episode of BBC/Netflix’s critically acclaimed series  Black Mirror  (directed by  10 Cloverfield Lane  director Dan Trachtenberg).  Now, emerging actor Wyatt Russell stars in Paramount Pictures’ new suspense thriller  Overlord  (in Philippine cinemas November 07).

V11i in Fairy Pink: The Godmother of all Smartphones

On September 11, global smartphone brand Vivo unveiled its latest offering, the V11, that went beyond expectations with its galactic-inspired color fusion designs: the Nebula and the Starry Night. These invoked the hues of the universe in black, blue, and purple for a fashion-forward, futuristic event. To the surprise of its attendees, Vivo also launched the V11i version of its flagship smartphone on the same night. The V11i in Fairy Pink shows the sweet side of the global smartphone brand.

WITCHING HOUR STARTS WITH “SUSPIRIA” ON OCTOBER 31 IN CINEMAS

  A ballet company secretly houses witches in the latest horror movie “Suspiria”.  Starring an all-women ensemble lead that includes Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Chloe Grace Moretz and Mia Goth, “Suspiria” introduces the audience to a coven of a world-renowned dance company engulfed in darkness where there are only two options:  succumb in darkness or wake up from the trap of a nightmare they are in. 

MEET GABS GIBBS—THIS BEAUTY MONTH’S ABS-CBN LIFESTYLE INSPO

Janno and Bing’s daughter takes on guest editor role Gabs Gibbs, the youngest daughter of showbiz veterans Janno Gibbs and Bing Loyzaga, takes on the newest guest editor role for leading celebrity lifestyle website ABS-CBN Lifestyle this beauty month of October.

“THE MULE” DELIVERS EASTWOOD-CENTRIC FIRST POSTER

Warner Bros. Pictures has just unveiled the first poster artwork of Clint Eastwood’s newest feature film, the drama “The Mule.” In addition to directing, the veteran actor steps in front of the lens again, alongside fellow stars Bradley Cooper, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Peña, Dianne Wiest and Andy Garcia, as well as Alison Eastwood and Taissa Farmiga.

NEVER LOSE SIGHT OF SURVIVAL | ‘BIRD BOX’ TRAILER HAS JUST DEBUTED!

‘BIRD BOX’, starring Sandra Bullock, is available on Netflix on December 21! When a mysterious force decimates the world’s population, only one thing is certain: If you see it, you take your life.  Facing the unknown, Malorie finds love, hope and a new beginning only for it to unravel. Now she must flee with her two children down a treacherous river to the one place left that may offer sanctuary. But to survive, they'll have to undertake the perilous two-day journey blindfolded. Academy Award® winner Sandra Bullock leads an all-star cast that includes Trevante Rhodes, with Sarah Paulson and John Malkovich in Bird Box , a compelling new thriller from Academy Award® winner Susanne Bier.

MISSED QUEEN’S HISTORIC PERFORMANCE @ 1985 LIVE AID CONCERT? RELIVE IT WHEN “BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY” OPENS IN PHILIPPINE CINEMAS OCTOBER 31

If you have ever been moved by the mesmerizing operatics of the song Bohemian Rhapsody or have been singing along to the soaring choruses of We Are the Champions and We Will Rock You in music halls, stadiums or arenas, then you shouldn’t miss “Bohemian Rhapsody” movie when it comes opens in cinemas.  The film begins and ends with Queen’s iconic Live Aid performance. Live Aid was one of the most important cultural events of the 1980s, bringing together the world’s biggest superstars in a benefit concert on two stages, Wembley Stadium in London and the John F Kennedy Stadium in Philadelphia, on July 13, 1985. Organized by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for those affected by the famine in Ethiopia, the concert was one of the largest satellite link-ups and TV broadcasts of all time, watched by an audience totaling 1.9 billion in 150 countries around the world.

Young and Chic Couple MayWard Represents Vivo V11

The V11, from international smartphone leader Vivo, has been the talk of the industry since its launch last September. The Vivo V11, the topnotch brand’s latest flagship product, attributes its success in the market to its powerful and innovative features complemented by its modern and stylish design. It is only fitting that a smartphone as sleek and smart as the Vivo V11 finds advocates that are equally chic and in vogue. It is no surprise that Vivo V11, known for its young and energetic vibe, is now a brand represented by teen royalties, Maymay Entrata and Edward Barber or collectively known as MayWard. Teen idols Maymay Entrata and Edward Barber share a light moment with their Vivo V11

Connext Insurance Agency kicks off eco-policy with Miss Earth 2018 candidates

FPG Insurance President and CEO Ramon Yap Dimacali and Connext Insurance Agency President and General Manager Jonathan Ramirez as they pose together with the candidates of 2018 Miss Earth.     30 gorgeous Miss Earth candidates join Connext Insurance Agency, an emerging and innovative insurance provider, and FPG Insurance, the major player in the general insurance industry and leader in motor insurance cove rage, in pushing the envelope to move towards   ‘paperless’   insurance policy during an event last October 23, 2018 at The Viridian in Greenhills, San Juan City.

MATTEO GUIDICELLI AND CARLO AQUINO BRING MUSIC AND KILIG IN ONE STAGE

Expect the unexpected in MatteoXCarlo… Two of today’s most sought after and talented Star Magic leading men are finally taking on the concert stage together. Carlo Aquino and Matteo Guidicelli are bringing their burning passion for music together for the first time during their one-night only show dubbed as “MatteoXCarlo” this November 17 at the Music Museum.

Five K-Pop YouTube videos to brighten up your day

Many Filipinos may not be fluent in Korean, but they sure know their K-Pop. South Korea’s pop music hits are irresistibly captivating with their catchy beats, over-the-top music videos, and lovable heartthrobs. There’s just nothing like a hit K-Pop tune to brighten up your day. Here are five of the most popular K-Pop videos on YouTube to prove it: Love Scenario by iKON.  Classic boy band moves? Check. A story about love that wasn’t meant to be? You got it. Off of the second album Return, Love Scenario is one of iKon’s biggest hits to date, with over 178 million views on YouTube. Local fans are in for a treat as this boy band is scheduled to visit Manila on November 11 as part of their first world tour.

Philippines Welcomes a Bigger, Better and Stronger GNC

GNC Philippines Marketing Manager Edwin Angeles, General Manager Vasanth Raj, ONI Global Group CEO Cynthia Poa, Group COO Jennifer Goh, Head for Marketing Evelyn Teo, Head for Operations Ghim Pin Tan, and GNC Intl Ma General Nutrition Centers (GNC Philippines), a leading nutrition and wellness brand, announces it is now BIGGER, BETTER and STRONGER. GNC, a pioneer in the health and supplement industry, has been in the Philippines since 1994 and now operates around 40 stores throughout the country. All stores in the Philippines now offer a premium shopping experience and will be updated to align with those in GNC Singapore, Malaysia and Taiwan.

Shopee Kickstarts the Biggest Christmas Sale of the Year, Shopee 11.11 - 12.12 Big Christmas Sale

Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, announces the return of the biggest Christmas sale of the year,  Shopee 11.11 - 12.12 Big Christmas Sale . Starting from October 26, Shopee will kick-off the first wave with  16 themed days of promotions, leading up to the peak of the campaign on November 11. Shopee will also be giving away over 11 million Shopee Coins for the popular in-app game, Shopee Shake. To mark the start of Shopee 11.11 - 12.12 Big Christmas Sale, Shopee will be holding a Christmas event on October 25, at Glorietta 2, Activity Center from 5pm onwards. During the event, Shopee will also be announcing its special Christmas ambassador. Everyone is invited to join for an evening of fun activities, guest performances and giveaways. A few lucky attendees will also walk away with prizes worth over  ₱ 200,000 including two roundtrip tickets to Macau, an Avision 40" TV, and a Honor 8x. For more information on Shopee 11.11 - 12.12 Big

PHILIPPINES’ JUGS JUGUETA IN A RARE QUEEN EXPERIENCE IN “BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY” MUSIC VIDEO

20 th  Century Fox has just revealed the global influencers' music video with a medley of the legendary band Queen wherein a group of fans of the band gathered together to create an unforgettable thrilling piece to share to the world on the band’s legacy.                Watch “Bohemian Rhapsody” influencer music video debut here at:  20th Century Fox PH Youtube  and   20th Century Fox PH Facebook

JESSICA SANCHEZ AND CHRISTIAN BAUTISTA RELEASE 'ANOTHER SILENT CHRISTMAS SONG'

Universal Records is excited to announce a collaboration between outstanding young singers and award-winning composers and producers for a new holiday single ANOTHER SILENT CHRISTMAS SONG.

Celebrate the holidays looking good, feeling great

Filipinos start counting down to Christmas as early as September. It’s definitely our favorite time of the year. We love the holidays because it’s a time for get-togethers with family members and friends. Aside from the gifts we receive, parties to attend, and food to enjoy, the true essence of the occasion is the warm feeling we get when we’re with our loved ones.

NETFLIX ANNOUNCES LAUNCH DATE FOR ‘YOU,’ STARRING PENN BADGLEY

‘YOU’ launches on Netflix on December 26, 2018 What would you do for love? When a brilliant bookstore manager crosses paths with an aspiring writer, his answer becomes clear: anything. Using the internet and social media as his tools to gather the most intimate of details and get close to her, a charming and awkward crush quickly becomes an obsession as he quietly and strategically removes every obstacle – and person – in his way.

Smart Music Live presents powerhouse acts of Kygo, Calum Scott, and Khalid

Manila, are you ready? Music fans are in for a back-to-back-to-back musical treat as Smart Music Live brings three renowned international artists to the local concert stage.  Norwegian producer, songwriter, DJ and international sensation Kygo is set to make his Philippine debut on October 25, 2018 at the Mall of Asia Arena as part of his Kids in Love World Tour. Another rising music star, British singer and songwriter Calum Scott will be back in Manila as part of his Only Human Asia Tour, slated on October 30, 2018 at the New Frontier (formerly Kia) Theater. Finally, Grammy-nominated R&B artist Khalid is staging his American Teen Tour on November 2, 2018 at the SMART Araneta Coliseum.

FAVORITE STORIES COME TO LIFE AT KIDZANIA MANILA’S “HALLOWEEK”

In celebration of National Novel Writing Month… It’s a whimsical wonderland this season at KidZania Manila as it celebrates the National Novel Writing Month with “Once Upon a Halloweek,” where kids and adults can come in their favorite storybook or comic book character costume from October 27 to November 4. The whole family may enjoy specially themed activities such as taking Instagram-worthy photos in the revamped retro RK Clubhouse, breaking out of KidZkaban Prison, attending a Mad tea party, and a whole lot more. Watch out for sweet treasures in KidZania’s Treasure Island, a hunt for treats exclusively for B*KidZanian CitiZens, where candies, treats, and special items sponsored by Oishi, Toy Kingdom, Cebu Pacific, Pascual Lab, Green Cross, McDonald’s, Milo, and a lot more await participants. The higher the level of CitiZenship, the longer the hunt time! Plus, CitiZens get extra time when they come in costume.