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VIN DIESEL INSPIRES FELLOW SOLDIERS IN “BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK”

Action superstar Vin Diesel works under the direction of Oscar-winner Ang Lee for the first time in Columbia Pictures' emotionally charged film, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk.

Sam YG Hosts A One Of A Kind Travel Show, "Vintage Trip"

A one of a kind 30-min travel show will start airing today entitled "Vintage Trip" hosted by Sam YG on GMA News TV from 11:30am-12nn. It will feature interesting vintage finds with increasing value as Sam tours around the Philippines. 

“FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM” LAUNCHES IMAX POSTER

Warner Bros. Pictures has just launched the IMAX poster for its new fantasy adventure “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” The film opens in IMAX theaters and regular cinemas across the Philippines on Thursday, Nov. 17 th .

SCI-FI THRILLER “ARRIVAL” BASED ON ACCLAIMED SHORT STORY

In Columbia Pictures' provocative science-fiction thriller Arrival, a mysterious spacecraft touches down across the globe, and an elite team - lead by expert linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) - are brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers – and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity. Also starring Jeremy Renner and Forest Whitaker.

“ALLIED” POSTER HAS PITT, COTILLARD UP IN ARMS

Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard are dressed to kill in the international poster of Paramount Pictures' Allied, the World War II romantic thriller from Oscar-winning director, Robert Zemeckis.

WATCH IT EVERYWHERE, WATCH IT LIVE ON MTV: FROM BOTS TO SOCIAL CELEBS TO VR, "2016 MTV EMAS" EMBRACES FANS-FIRST INNOVATION

First global awards show to launch interactive Facebook Messenger bot MTV taps Brazilian pop culture star Hugo Gloss and global pop-rap duo Jack & Jack as social correspondents Ahead of the world’s biggest night in music,  MTV  unveiled its digital and social  2016 MTV EMAs integrations, embracing fans-first innovation and bringing the audience at home closer to the show than ever before. From virtual reality to Messenger bots to social celebrity correspondents, MTV is using new technology and platforms to provide fans with an up-close look at the EMAs, experiencing content from the show everywhere, live.

The Pokémon Company and Niantic, Inc. Announce Pokémon GO Partnership With Globe Telecom In The Philippines

The Pokémon Company, creators of one of the most popular entertainment properties in the world, Niantic, Inc., innovative developer and publisher of ‘real world games’, and Globe Telecom, the Philippines leading mobile brand, today have officially announced a new partnership. The three companies will work together to bring Filipinos a richer and more enjoyable mobile entertainment experience centered around Pokémon GO, including activating Globe retail locations and charging stations as PokéStops and Gyms within the game, and allowing Filipinos to catch, battle and train at any of Globe’s many outlets throughout the country. Globe will kick off the Pokémon GO partnership during the first Philippine Pokémon Fest, being held on October 28 and 29.

“BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK” – FROM ACCLAIMED NOVEL TO THE BIG SCREEN

Based on the acclaimed bestselling novel by Ben Fountain, TriStar Pictures presents Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, from three-time Oscar®-winning director Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain, Life of Pi).

Globe Lifestyle launches 1st apparel lineup with 0917 & Pop Art collections

In celebration of the annual 0917 fest, Globe launches its new collections of lifestyle apparel and accessories. The new collections represent the vibrant and wonderful world of Globe, through colorful prints, fun designs and graphical pop arts. The collection ranges from shirts, sweaters, hoodies, and caps, which are available in two must-have designs.

DARREN ESPANTO BAGS 2 AWARDS AT STAR AWARDS FOR MUSIC

There’s no stopping The Total Performer Darren Espanto as he adds 2 more from the list of his many achievements. He recently won at Star Awards for Music bagging the Male Pop Artist of the Year and Cover Design of the Year (for the album “Be With Me”). Held at Novotel Hotel at Araneta Center, the award is given annually by the Philippine Movie Press Club.

YOUNG HORROR `VETERANS' PLAY SISTERS IN “OUIJA: ORIGIN OF EVIL”

Playing the pivotal roles of sisters who get embroiled in a demonic possession in Universal Pictures' Ouija: Origin of Evil are teen stars Lulu Wilson (Deliver Us from Evil) and Annalisse Basso (Oculus), who both have done horror films prior.

Trinitian Film Society to hold ‘1st Ko Si 3rd’ benefit screenings on November 14

Trinity Film Society, in partnership with Ohana Mnl, will be hosting benefit screenings of Real Florido’s acclaimed Cinemalaya drama ‘ 1 st Ko Si 3 rd ’ this November 14, 2016 (Monday) at the Mandell Hall Auditorium, Trinity University of Asia.

AFROJACK AND MARTIN GARRIX TO BRING THE PARTY TO 2016 MTV EMAS

Afrojack  and  Martin Garrix  are bringing the party to Rotterdam on 6 November for the  2016 MTV EMAs . Dance music icon Afrojack returns as a performer in his native Netherlands, and this will be the third EMAs performance for the 2012 “ Best Dutch Act ” EMA winner. Up this year for the “ Best Electronic ” honour, Afrojack has lent his production skills to tracks like David Guetta’s no. 1 smash “Titanium (feat. Sia)” and co-created major hits for such artists as Beyoncé, Pitbull, Ne-Yo and Nicki Minaj. The World’s No. 1 DJ  Martin Garrix  will return to his Dutch roots to light up the stage. Joining the party are celebrity presenters from around the world, including actresses and stars of the forthcoming action blockbuster  xXx: Return of Xander   Cage   Nina Dobrev  and  Deepika  Padukone ; global supermodel  Jourdan Dunn ; Canadian activist and catwalker  Winnie Harlow ; and rapper, actor and current star of Netflix’s  The Get Down   Jaden Smith .

Jake Cuenca Starrer MULAT Opens on November 2

Of all the triumphs going for Diane Ventura’s first feature-length film, Mulat (Awaken) , its genre-bending narrative style and the ace performances of its actors perhaps take the cake. Chief in this long list are its two lead actors—Jake Cuenca (who plays the morose Jake) and Ryan Eigenmann (who is dynamite as Vince)—both of whom effectively quash any preconceived notions viewers may have of their abilities due to their notoriety in more mass-leaning vehicles. 

Moose Gear Apparel Introduces New Kapamilya Endorsers

# MooseGear  introduces  # MarcSantiago   # JanaAgoncillo # MarcoMasa   # AshleySarmiento   # JoshDeGuzman  and  # MitchNaco  as their new brand ambassadors Moose Gear apparel has been a reliable source of fashionable and trendy clothing line for kids such that more Kapamilya child stars have trusted the brand to be their wardrobe partner. The new Kapamilya endorsers were chosen to be part of their family for their promising talents, large following and their notable visibility in showbizness. For its 2016 Christmas Holiday collection, it will be composed of sports shirts, long sleeves and denims for Moose Gear while casual chambray dresses are set to be available on Moose Girl. The six new celebrity endorsers are now in the same league with Andrea Brillantes, Cha Cha Canete, Xyriel Manabat, Yesha Camille, Zaijian Jaranilla, Bugoy Carino, Harvey Bautista and Izzy Canillo. Moose Gear is available in SM Store and major department stores nationwide while Moose

GCASH 12 WEEKS OF CHRISTMAS RAFFLE PROMO

Pay your bills with GCash and get a chance to win a Bose Soundlink Speaker and a 2016 Nissan Juke Here’s a faster, safer, and convenient way to pay your telecom, utilities, credit card bills and more anytime, anywhere. Just turn your mobile phone into a virtual wallet by using GCash, an internationally acclaimed micropayment service backed by Globe Telecom.

COMEDY CENTRAL DEBUTS SERIES "JEFF ROSS PRESENTS ROAST BATTLE" AND SPECIAL "JEFF ROSS ROASTS CRIMINALS: LIVE AT BRAZOS COUNTY JAIL" IN ASIA IN NOVEMBER

Comedy Central  today announced the debut of four-part series  Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle  and special Jeff Ross Roasts Criminals: Live at Brazos County Jail  in Asia. Inspired by the gritty, competitive proving grounds of the comedy-club circuit, Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle  is a bracket-style insult-comedy Thunderdome event led by Roastmaster General Jeff Ross and referee/comedian Brian Moses featuring the world’s most venomous comedians in one-on-one standoffs, with an all-star panel of judges deciding their tournament fate. The series premieres on  Tuesday, 8 November at 8.55pm (TH/WIB), 9.55pm (HK/PH/SG/TW) and 10.55pm (MY) with a new episode every Tuesday .  Jeff Ross Roasts Criminals: Live at Brazos County Jail  shows Jeff Ross giving the most dangerous – and enlightening – roast of his life from behind the walls of the Brazos County Jail in Bryan, Texas. It premieres on Sunday, 27 November at 7.55pm (TH/WIB), 8.55pm (HK/PH/SG/TW) and 9.55pm (MY) . A repeat teleca

“ROGUE ONE” CHARACTERS GET THEIR CLOSE-UP IN OWN BANNERS

Lucasfilm has released eight character banners for its hugely anticipated Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

“OUIJA: ORIGIN OF EVIL” SCARES UP U.S. BOX-OFFICE WITH $14-M

Universal Pictures' new suspense thriller “Ouija: Origin of Evil,” the follow-up to 2014’s horror hit “Ouija,” opened in the US with a spooky $14.1 million at the box-office, a smash return given its $9 million budget. The film bows in the Philippines this Wednesday, Oct. 26.

BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH UNLEASHES THE HERO WITHIN IN “DOCTOR STRANGE”

British actor and Oscar-nominee Benedict Cumberbatch plays the titular character in Marvel Studios' new action-adventure “Doctor Strange.”

MURDER-BY-NUMBERS WITH BEN AFFLECK IN “THE ACCOUNTANT”

Two-time Academy Award winner Ben Affleck, who has been recognized for his work as a director, actor, writer, and producer, now dominates the big screen with a critically acclaimed performance in Warner Bros.' action-thriller The Accountant. The recent US No. 1 hit opens across the Philippines on  November 02 .

ANIMAL SINGERS COMPETE FOR RECORD DEAL IN “SING” TRAILER

Universal Pictures and Illumination have revealed the teaser trailer for its new musical comedy Sing.

A new brand ambassador for OPPO?

Let the guessing games begin A photo uploaded on OPPO’s social media accounts sparked a guessing game on who could possibly be the ambassador for the mobile technology brand, which is now the country’s bestselling smartphone brand according to a report by German-based market research organization GfK.

MOVIE REVIEW: Bakit Lahat Ng Gwapo May Boyfriend?

Oh well, who can't love a gay? That's the question I asked after watching Viva Film's "Bakit Lahat Ng Gwapo May Boyfriend?" starring Paolo Ballesteros, Dennis Trillo, and Anne Curtis.

Women Reigns Supreme in "DIVAS: Live In Manila!"

Kyla (Queen of R&B), Angeline Quinto (Queen of Themesongs), KZ (Soul Supreme), and Yeng Constantino (Pop Rock Supertar) join forces for a once-in-a-lifetime concert entitled "DIVAS Live In Manila!" on November 11 at the Araneta Coliseum.

Derek Ramsay and Lovi Poe set to arouse moviegoers in the sex-drama "The Escort"

Your souls are expected to be awakened on November 2, 2016 as Regal Entertainment brings you an intriguing sex-drama starred by competent and sexy actors Derek Ramsay and Lovi Poe under the direction of Enzo Williams.

Kim Domingo Sizzles as 2017 Ginebra Calendar Girl

Newest “Pantasya ng Bayan” Kim Domingo was introduced as the 2017 Calendar Girl of Ginebra San Miguel Inc. (GSMI) in a grand reveal held at the Sequoia Hotel in Quezon City recently.

I'm glad they're back!; A1 Is Here In The Philippines for 2-Night Concert

I grew up listening to the music of A1 especially during my teen years where I can say that their songs have been my companion through ups and downs of my love life. Hehe Up to this day, their hits "Like A Rose" and "Heaven By Your Side" are in my Spotify playlist. It cannot be denied that theirs will remain classic and relevant through the years. It is very invigorating to note that the pop British boyband A1 is here in the Philippines for a 2-night concert for their "Here We Come-Back Tour" and I'm one of the few who was blessed to have a selfie with them during its presscon held at Novotel Araneta Center, Quezon City last October 20,2016.

NATCH INTERNATIONAL PHILIPPINES, THE COMPANY BEHIND THE HEALTH AND WELLNESS PRODUCTS IN THE PHILIPPINES

NATCH LOGO, uses green color which symbolizes nature following the ecosystem's intrinsic design. Health and wellness is one of the most important concerns of people because we want to live longer and have few illnesses, that is why companies such as NATCH INTERNATIONAL PHILIPPINES provide answers to these concerns. True to its name, NATCH gives high importance to N utrition by using A dvanced T echnology in safe and effective products that C are for C onsumer's health. The name NATCH comes from the word "nature", signifying that every product they manufacture is pure, safe, and beneficial. The color and  form of their logo follows the ecosystem’s intrinsic design.

Ryza Cenon goes sexy as a "manananggal"

GMA Artist Center stars Martin del Rosario and Ryza Cenon has been grateful for the remarkable characters entrusted to them in one of the entries in this year's QCinema International Film Festival, entitled "Ang Manananggal Sa Unit 23B."

“BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK” BREAKS NEW GROUND IN CINEMA EXPERIENCE

TriStar Pictures presents Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, the groundbreaking, cinematic event from three-time Oscar®-winning director Ang Lee.

VOICE OF MOANA AND FILMMAKERS IN SINGAPORE

The voice of Moana, Auli'i Cravalho, in Disney’s latest animation film will find her way to the shores of the island of Singapore this November, together with the producer of the movie, Osnat Shurer, and two Southeast Asian Disney animation artists – Singaporean Roger Lee  (Lighting Artist)  and Indonesia Griselda Sastrawinata  (Visual Development Artist).  They will be in town for a press junket and a special festive light-up event at Marina Bay Sands.

THE “GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY” RETURN IN NEW POSTER, TRAILER

Your favorite intergalactic misfits line up for a fresh look at Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" with the unveiling of a teaser trailer which may be viewed below.

UPCOMING ACTOR HUNTS DOWN TOM CRUISE IN “JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BACK”

Fast-rising actor Patrick Heusinger (TV's Casual, Girlfriends Guide to Divorce) stars as the fearsome villain in stars opposite Tom Cruise and Cobie Smulders in Paramount Pictures' new action-packed thriller Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.

“E.T.'S” HENRY THOMAS, A TORMENTED PRIEST IN “OUIJA: ORIGIN OF EVIL”

He is best remembered for playing the role of Elliott, the young boy opposite the famous space alien in Steven Spielberg’s beloved blockbuster, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. As an adult, two-time Golden Globe-nominee Henry Thomas has developed an extensive and diverse list of film and television credits throughout his career, including Martin Scorsese's Gangs of New York, Lasse Hallström’s Dear John and History Channel's Sons of Liberty.

EXPLOSIVE END LOOMS IN NEW TRAILER OF “RESIDENT EVIL: FINAL CHAPTER”

The official second trailer of Columbia Pictures' Resident Evil: The Final Chapter – the sixth installment of the sci-fi, action horror film series – has just arrived online and may be viewed below.

“A” for Apocalypse Child

Cinema Evaluation Board hails surfing film as a potential hit Arkeo Films’ newest production  Apocalypse Child  continues to receive acclaim as it is the latest Filipino film to receive a grade of A from the Cinema Evaluation Board (CEB). The grade entitles the movie, which opens in cinemas on  October 26 , to get a 100-percent tax rebate.

BRACE YOURSELF FOR THE VIRTUAL REALITY RIDE OF YOUR LIFE WITH FOX’S ‘THE RIDING DEAD’

To launch the new season of The Walking Dead FOX puts fans inside a zombie apocalypse universe The Walking Dead Season 7 premieres October 24 th “Who did Negan kill?”   That has been the question plaguing the minds of The Walking Dead fans around the world following the cliffhanger ending to season 6 earlier this year.  Fans don’t have to wait much longer to find out with the highly anticipated Season 7 premiering on FOX on October 24 th at 11:35 AM and 8:55 PM, on the same day as the US premiere.

CHART-TOPPING POP SENSATION BEBE REXHA TO HOST AND PERFORM AT THE 2016 MTV EMAS

International pop star  Bebe Rexha  will host the  2016 MTV EMAs  in Rotterdam, Netherlands on  Monday, 7 November at 3am (TH/WIB) and 4am (MY/PH/SG).  She will also hit the stage to perform some of her chart-topping international hits including her smash dance single,  “In The Name Of Love.”  Rexha made the announcement via a worldwide Facebook Live broadcast which can be viewed  HERE . In addition, rock powerhouse OneRepublic  will join previously-announced performers  Bruno Mars, Shawn Mendes, DNCE, Lukas Graham , and  Zara Larsson  on stage as a part of this year’s international night of music.  The show repeats on MTV on the same day at  8pm (TH/WIB) and 9pm (MY/PH/SG).

SEN. LOREN LEGARDA MARKS TV RETURN WITH SEASON TWO OF “DAYAW”ON ANC

Sen. Loren Legarda brings her advocacy to television with the return of the second season of “Dayaw” on November 3, 6pm on ANC, the ABS-CBN News Channel and ANC HD.

NEW PIRATES FILM TITLED “PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: SALAZAR'S REVENGE” IN PH

Walt Disney Pictures has announced that the latest Pirates film starring Johnny Depp will be officially titled in the Philippines as Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge. (The film is alternatively called Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales in the US.)

GET WASTED IN “OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY” TEASER POSTER

The teaser poster for Paramount Pictures' new holiday comedy Office Christmas Party has just been released, encouraging office workers to “Party like your job depends on it.”

More good news from Meralco: Three consecutive months of lower energy rates!

As we draw closer and closer to the holidays, the hustle and bustle of preparing for Christmas and New Year make us yearn for some good news. Meralco, the Philippines’ leading power distributor, does not disappoint: it recently announced that  overall electricity rates are lower by 12 centavos per kilowatt hour  (kWh).

BAES Topbill Teleserye for Millennials, TROPS

"That's My Bae" finalists are up for a big break as they lead the cast  of the all-new fresh morning series for millennials,  TROPS  with newest female teen sensation Taki.

Parokya Ni Edgar Releases 21-Track Album Entitled "Pogi Years Old"

After six years,  one of the country’s longest-standing outfits from the ‘90s band explosion   Parokya ni Edgar  has released an all original, 21-track album  Pogi Years Old  during a press conference on Wednesday, October 19 at the Universal Records office . The record is a mixture of comic relief, serious outtakes, and love bites, all with a dash of kapilyuhan, something that the band has always been known for in their career that has spanned 2 decades.

Disney and Globe launch Disney Princess: I Dare to Dream

In one way or another, girls all over the world have seen themselves as a Disney Princess. Disney Princesses are an inspiration to most and   inspire young girls to dare to dream big and make it a reality. Inspired by the empowering values of Disney Princesses, in association with Globe,  a first-of-its-kind,  digital reality-series comes to life with  Disney Princess: I Dare to Dream.  The producers are   calling on all girls aged 9 to 16 years old to join the open auditions to be one of the six that will be chosen for the show.

LIST: Push Awards 2016 Winners

KathNiel bagged all the awards under the group/tandem category in the recently concluded Push Awards 2016 held last October 19 at the Dolphy Theatre where celebrities and influencers in the online world were recognized.

Caffe Veloce Production X Brillante Mendoza: A Partnership That Promotes Filipino Culture In France

There’s so much to love about the Philippines and her people and Caffe Veloce Production is determined to make sure everyone in the country as well as in France knows it through a series of grand signature productions uniquely their own participated in by Filipino and French communities in different Filipino events, one of which will be next month headlined by Cannes winning director Brillante Mendoza at the Club de l’Etolle in Paris.