Heroes Come Together in "Justice League" Official First Trailer

Warner Bros. Pictures has just debuted the official first trailer for its event movie for 2017, the action-adventure Justice League.

View the trailer at https://youtu.be/djJO4evcl04 and watch Justice League in Philippine cinemas starting Nov. 16, 2017.

(The trailer may also be viewed via Facebook .)

Synopsis: Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes—Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash—it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.

Zack Snyder (“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”) returns to direct “Justice League” with a cast that includes Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, and Ray Fisher.

Justice League is distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

"Going in Style" Proves Standing Up for Yourself Never Gets Old

A fun and fast-paced comedy with both heart and bite, New Line Cinema's Going in Style showcases the remarkable star power of film legends Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, and Alan Arkin, together on screen for the first time.

In the film, there’s only so much a guy can take, before he has to do something about it. Sometimes in a way no one ever sees coming. Take Willie (Freeman), Joe (Caine), and Al (Arkin). These big-hearted, upstanding Brooklynites with a friendship forged on the assembly line at Semtech Steel never saw themselves as the kind of men who would dare to rob a bank. Of course, they never thought their bank would rob them.

Hang On for the "Spider-Man" Teaser Poster

Tom Holland as Spider-Man hangs from the Avengers Tower in the newly released teaser poster of Columbia Pictures' Spider-Man: Homecoming.

Check out the poster below and and watch Spider-Man: Homecoming when it opens in Philippine cinemas this July 2017.

A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man, who made his sensational debut in Captain America: Civil War, begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging super hero in Spider-Man: Homecoming. Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May (Marisa Tomei), under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.). Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine – distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man – but when the Vulture (Michael Keaton) emerges as a new villain, everything that Peter holds most important will be threatened.

Top Cebuano amateur Junrel Jimenez signs with ALA Promotions

Consistent national and regional amateur gold medalist Junrel Jimenez will make his Pinoy Pride debut under the Nietes-Nantapech world championship on April 29 at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino for Pinoy Pride 40. 

ALA Promotions officially announced this after Jimenez, together with his manager Lorenzo “Chao” Sy, signed a 3-year promotional contract with the organization earlier today.

New "Baywatch" Trailer Pumps Up the Action and Comedy

The new trailer for Paramount Pictures' highly awaited raunchy comedy Baywatch, the big-screen adaptation of the iconic beach lifeguard show of the '90s, is now online and may be viewed at https://youtu.be/DsLyOZ3h1r0.

Opening in Philippine cinemas in May 2017, Baywatch is directed by Seth Gordon (Horrible Bosses) and stars Dwayne Johnson as Mitch Buchannon (played by David Hasselhoff in the original TV series), Zac Efron as Matt, Alexandra Daddario as Summer (originated by Nicole Eggert), Quantico’s Priyanka Chopra as the villain Victoria, Ilfenesh Hadera as Mitch’s love interest Stephanie, Kelly Rohrbach as C.J. Parker (Pamela Anderson’s old role), and Jack Kesy and Amin Joseph.

"Fast & Furious 8" Starts Franchise's Final Trilogy

Universal Pictures has confirmed that the upcoming Fast & Furious 8 is the first chapter of the studio's record-smashing homegrown franchise’s FINAL trilogy.

(Watch the new TV Spot for Fast & Furious 8 at http://youtu.be/96A33Mr11G4.)

In 2015, Fast & Furious 7 proved to be an emotionally charged culmination of the beloved franchise built on speed. Not only were the filmmakers and cast looking to pay homage to the legacy of Paul Walker, who was inarguably the heart of the films, but also to the very best of what The Fast and the Furious sparked in film audiences more than 15 years ago…and continues to do with another generation of fans.

Smurfette Joined by New Female Characters in "Smurfs: The Lost Village"

In Sony Pictures Animation's Smurfs: The Lost Village, Smurfette has lived in Smurf Village her entire life... the same 99 boys every day. But now, she and her best friends are about to go where no Smurf has gone before… through the Forbidden Forest to try to find the Lost Village -- and they find the biggest mystery in Smurf history. It’s going to be the adventure of her life.

“I loved playing Smurfette,” says Demi Lovato, who brings the character to life. “She’s kind and compassionate and really takes care of her fellow Smurfs. But she’s also really brave – she’s adventurous and when she wants something, she goes and gets it. She doesn’t take ‘no’ from anybody, especially Papa Smurf. She’s a strong, independent lady Smurf.

Scarlett Johansson, a Cyber-Enhanced Perfect Soldier in "Ghost in the Shell"

Tony and BAFTA winner and four-time Golden Globe nominee Scarlett Johansson leads the highly diverse cast of Paramount Pictures' Ghost in the Shell, the live-action adaptation of the internally acclaimed Japanese manga.

In the near future, Major (Johansson) is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world’s most dangerous criminals. When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people’s minds and control them, Major is uniquely qualified to stop it. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major discovers that she has been lied to: her life was not saved, it was stolen. She will stop at nothing to recover her past, find out who did this to her and stop them before they do it to others.

Kristen Bell, the Ex-Wife You'd Love to Hate in "CHIPS"

Frozen and Bad Moms star Kristen Bell dives into the role of Karen, the undeserving object of rookie cop Jon Baker's (Dax Shepard) self-improvement efforts, in Warner Bros. Pictures' new action-comedy CHIPS.

In the film, Jon Baker is still reeling from the breakup of his marriage. Karen is a trophy from his heyday as a pro motorbiker that he can’t let go. He’s convinced he can get her back once he gets out of his slump, so he continues to live in the tiny guest room behind the luxury home they once shared, and that Karen still occupies, just to remain close. And, in spite of her total lack of interest, Shepard offers, “he continues to attend couples therapy. Alone.”

Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law Stare Down in New "King Arthur" Posters

Charlie Hunnam's Arthur and Jude Law's Vortigern square off with their individual one-sheets for Warner Bros. Pictures' sweeping fantasy action adventure King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.

The film is Guy Ritchie’s adrenalin-fueled epic fantasy take on the Arthurian legends.

Check out the new posters below and watch King Arthur: Legend of the Sword in Philippine cinemas starting May 11, 2017.

Michael Pena, a Sex-Addicted Undercover Cop in "CHIPS"

He recently starred in two films that crossed the $500 million mark at the worldwide box-offce: the heist film Ant-Man and the acclaimed sci-fi rescue drama The Martian. Now, Michael Peña is out to make audiences laugh as Ponch in Warner Bros. Pictures' new adult action comedy CHIPS.

In the film, Jon Baker (Dax Shepard) and Frank “Ponch” Poncherello (Peña) have just joined the California Highway Patrol (CHP) in Los Angeles, but for very different reasons. Baker is a beaten-up former pro motorbiker trying to put his life and marriage back together. Poncherello is a cocky undercover Federal agent investigating a multi-million dollar heist that may be an inside job—inside the CHP.

Meet the Guys of "Smurfs: The Lost Village"

Your favorite Smurfs buddies – Hefty, Brainy and Clumsy – and rivals Papa Smurf and Gargamel, are back in Columbia Pictures Animation's Smurfs: The Lost Village, the fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs. Learn more about their characters and the actors playing them in the following descriptions.

Hefty (Joe Manganiello) is that guy who hits the gym twice a day and will make sure you know about it. But just when you think he’s hard core, he shows you that he’s just a big softie inside. “True Blood” and Magic Mike’s Joe Manganiello voices the role of the blue hunk. “Hefty is the coolest, strongest Smurf in Smurf Village,” says Manganiello.

"The Dark Tower" Teaser Poster Leads You to Other Worlds

“There are other worlds than these,” proclaims the tagline of the teaser poster of The Dark Tower, based on Stephen King's most ambitious and expansive story. The long-awaited big screen adaptation stars Idris Elba as Roland Deschain and Matthew McConaughey as Walter Padick.

Check out the newly-released poster below and watch The Dark Tower in Philippine cinemas soon.

In the film, Jake Chambers (Tom Taylor) is a young 11-year-old adventure seeker who discovers clues about another dimension called Mid-World. Upon following the mystery, he is spirited away to Mid-World where he encounters the lone frontiersman knight Roland Deschain (Idris Elba), who is on a quest to reach the ‘Dark Tower’ that resides in End-World and reach the nexus point between time and space that he hopes will save Mid-World from extinction. But with various monsters and a vicious sorcerer named Walter Padick (Matthew McConaughey) hot on their trail, the unlikely duo find that their quest may be difficult to complete.

Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" Sets Box Office Records Globally

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast charms its way to the hearts of audiences in Southeast Asia, taking in a remarkable cumulative box office of USD$14.9million across the region on its' opening weekend. The live-action adaptation of the beloved classic tale opened to the number one position at the box office charts globally.

In the Philippines, the film opened in cinemas on 16th March, and lands itself as the biggest opening weekend of 2017, garnering a cumulative box office of USD$6.3million locally.

Internationally, the film has secured its’ position as one of the top 10 openings of all time, achieving USD$350 million at the global box office till date.  Starring Emma Watson as Belle, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is poised to continue its stellar performance at the box office.

Selfless selfies for Habitat for Humanity: Top five global brand Vivo turns insta-hearts to insta-donations

Charisma Buan and Christian Jocson, Vivo brand executives,
Annie Lim, Vivo brand director and Nelson Perez,
Vivo digital specialist hand over proceeds from its Vivo Perfect
Selfie Cup to Francis Hussein Mamasabulod,
Habitat for Humanity partnership manager, and Rowena Kakilala,
Habitat for Humanity individual giving manager. 
After the first ever #VivoPerfectSelfieCup, top five premium global smartphone brand Vivo1 fulfilled its promise: donating all proceeds of the promo (a total of Php 101,980) Habitat for Humanity Philippines, a non-profit housing organization tacking poverty by building and renovating homes for families in need.

Vivo brand director Annie Lim and Vivo brand executive Christian Jocson handed over the donation to Francis Hussein Mamasabulod, Habitat for Humanity Philippines partnership manager, and Rowena Kakilala, Habitat for Humanity Philippines individual giving manager last March 22 at the non-profit organization’s headquarters in Makati City. 

ABS-CBN TFC’s BA Honored With 3 Telly Awards

The news team of Balitang America (BA) –- a daily news show produced by ABS-CBN International for The Filipino Channel (TFC) -- was recognized for its original news and lifestyle reporting, at the 38th Annual Telly Awards.

The Telly Awards honors the best productions in TV, film and digital around the world.

Awarded in the news category is BA‘s team coverage of the U.S. Presidential elections last November.

A Girl Hero Rises in New "Transformers: The Last Knight" Preview

Meet the young heroine, Izzy (Isabela Moner) in this special new preview of Transformers: The Last Knight, which Paramount Pictures has just released and may be viewed at http://youtu.be/cVYSyiL4iis.

Watch Transformers: The Last Knight in Philippine cinemas starting June 21, 2017.

Once again directed by Michael Bay, The Last Knight stars Mark Wahlberg, Laura Haddock, Anthony Hopkins, Isabela Moner, Stanley Tucci, John Goodman, John Turturro, and Josh Duhamel.

Samsung supports Earth Hour through its "Turn Off Your Light" Campaign

 On March 25, Samsung invites everyone to switch off their lights for one hour and demonstrate their commitment to fighting climate change to support World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Earth Hour. This year marks the 11th anniversary of the WWF campaign and is set to happen this Saturday from 8:30 to 9:30 in the evening.

Samsung expresses their support in this advocacy with the “Turn Off Your Light” campaign launched last March 21. The campaign was organized to precede Earth Hour as Samsung elected to kick off its campaign on a weekday evening – reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions – and encouraging its employees to raise the issue of climate change and electricity inequality at home with their families.

Samsung Philippines along with over 51 global sales branches participated in this campaign. It began at a sales branch in New Zealand, which was followed by branches in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Central and South America, and North America respectively. The amount of electric charge saved at these branches were delivered, along with social welfare donations, to the residents of Tiom, a rural village in Indonesia’s Papua province, that are suffering from electricity shortages.

Latest Colonization Mission Lands In Hostile Terrain In Ridley Scott's “ALIEN: COVENANT”

The largest colonization mission takes off in Ridley Scott’s latest sci-fi horror-thriller “Alien: Covenant” starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, James Franco, Billy Crudup, Jussie Smollett, Amy Seimetz, Carmen Ejogo,  Callie Hernandez and Danny McBride. 

Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created in “Alien” with “Alien: Covenant”, the second chapter in a prequel trilogy that began with “Prometheus” and connects directly to Scott’s 1979 seminal work of science fiction. Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world -- whose sole inhabitant is the "synthetic" David (Michael Fassbender), survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.

Narnia's William Moseley All Grown Up In Latest Movie “CARRIE PILBY”

William Moseley, widely known to be the older son (Peter) in the highly-successful “Chronicles of Narnia” is all grown-up in his latest romantic comedy movie “Carrie Pilby.”

Starring opposite Bel Powley who takes on the titular role “Carrie Pilby,” Moseley plays Cy, Carrie’s neighbour and match to her intellectual ability.  Carrie is a 19-year old genius, a year out of Harvard, four years ahead of her peers, living in New York City. Burdened with an overactive moral compass and self-consciously aware of her uncommon intellect, in a city full of people she considers oversexed, deceitful hypocrites, Carrie finds herself isolated, friendless, dateless and unemployed.

UN Teams Up with "Smurfs: The Lost Village" for the International Day of Happiness

Demi Lovato, Joe Manganiello and Mandy Patinkin today threw their talent behind a United Nations effort to end extreme poverty, address inequality and protect the planet against climate change through the Sustainable Development Goals.

The three voices in the upcoming film “Smurfs: The Lost Village,” joined officials from the United Nations, UNICEF and United Nations Foundation to celebrate the International Day of Happiness and show their support for the Sustainable Development Goals at UN Headquarters in New York as part of the #SmallSmurfsBigGoals campaign.

Sibling Love In "Boss Baby"

DreamWorks Animation’s latest full length feature “The Boss Baby” explores the wonders of a child’s imagination and celebrates the precious bond between siblings.  Featuring the voices of award-winning Alec Baldwin, Lisa Kudrow, Jimmy Kimmel, Steve Buscemi and Miles Bakshi, “The Boss Baby” is packed with memorable and relatable characters based on the best-selling book by Marla Frazee.

Directed by Tom McGrath, “The Boss Baby” is told from the wildly imaginative perspective of seven-year-old Tim Templeton (Bakshi).  Tim has the perfect life, enjoying his daily rituals and all of his parents’ attention, until one day a new baby brother (Baldwin) arrives – in a taxi, wearing a suit.  Like all new babies, Tim’s brother takes over the house and quickly becomes “the boss.”

Survivor Stories In “WE CALL HER YOLANDA” - Special Screening On Match 25 And 26

Stories of hope from real survivors of the fiercest and most devastating typhoon that ever hit the Philippines are featured in the highly-inspiring movie “We Call Her Yolanda.”  The movie will have limited special screenings on March 25 (Saturday) at Greenbelt3 cinema1 at 10:00am and on March 26 (Sunday) at Powerplant cinema 1 at 8:00pm.  Proceeds of the screenings are for the benefit of RAM Philippines (Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps) for their current and future medical missions.

REEL DEAL: Beauty and The Beast REVIEW

Tale as old as Time... is probably the most iconic statement from a Disney Animated film Beauty and the Beast which I really enjoyed when I was young. Now after decades after it was launched, they went with a live-action movie which has been long anticipated by fans.

Years before, it has been revealed that Emma Watson will play the role of Belle and everyone was excited including myself. Then news about the project was also been awaited by fans. As it draws near its release in 2017, they are looking forward to the box office success of the film because of the raves.

As it is largely based on the 1991 animated version, which also got a nomination for the Academy Awards for best picture - a first for an animated film, Beauty and the Beast retained its playlist of unforgettable songs plus some new ones which are also good. There are some changes made to earn its identity apart from the animation. As revealed by the director, there was indeed the "gay moment" but it was so minimal yet trivial to notice. But what I liked most is the scenes that answered my questions that I have with the cartoon version. Take note, it could also be linked to another Disney movie.

Main Poster Up for Teen Romance "Everything, Everything"

The main one-sheet art of Warner Bros. Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures new romantic drama Everything, Everything has just been unveiled online and may be seen below.

Directed by Stella Meghie and based on the bestselling book of the same name by Nicola Yoon, Everything, Everything stars Amandla Stenberg (Rue inThe Hunger Games) as Maddy and Nick Robinson (Jurassic World) as Olly. The film also stars Ana de la Reguera (Sun Belt Express) and Anika Noni Rose (Dreamgirls).

What if you couldn’t touch anything in the outside world? Never breathe in the fresh air, feel the sun warm your face…or kiss the boy next door? Everything, Everything tells the unlikely love story of Maddy, a smart, curious and imaginative 18-year-old who due to an illness cannot leave the protection of the hermetically sealed environment within her house, and Olly, the boy next door who won’t let that stop them.

Ryan Reynolds Back with "Deadpool" Writers for New Thriller "Life"

Deadpool himself Ryan Reynolds stars in Columbia Pictures' new terrifying sci-fi thriller Life as astronaut Rory Adams, an engineer and specialist in space walking. “This script had such a degree of reality and a feeling of constant tension,” says Reynolds, who stars alongside Jake Gyllenhaal and Rebecca Ferguson.

The film reunites Reynolds with his Deadpool writers Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick and his Safe House director Daniel Espinosa. “It begins with an air of discovery that turns to a tension that permeates the whole film as we learn more and more about this thing that we’ve put on board the ISS,” he says.

Rebecca Ferguson Must Contend with an Alien Creature in "Life"

Coming off The Girl on the Train and Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Rebecca Ferguson now stars as a feisty scientist in Columbia Pictures' terrifying thriller, Life.

Also starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds, Life is about a team of scientists aboard the International Space Station whose mission of discovery turns to one of primal fear when they find a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars, and now threatens the crew and all life on Earth.

The film is also about men and women under extreme pressure and facing an unknown, ever changing threat where there’s nowhere to run from it.

ABS-CBN bags 4th Best National TV Station award from Paragala Awards

Students from 31 universities in Central Luzon still named ABS-CBN as their TV network of choice, giving the country’s leading media and entertainment company its fourth Best National TV Station award at the Paragala Central Luzon Media Awards.

Composed of 31 participating schools in Region III, the Paragala Central Luzon Media Awards recognizes the best shows and media personalities in the country as voted by students in Central Luzon. This year, the 4th Paragala Awards gathered 30,000 votes from the participating schools.

Lisbeth Salander Returns to the Screen in Sony's "The Girl in the Spider's Web"

Lisbeth Salander, the cult figure and title character of the acclaimed Millennium book series created by Stieg Larsson, will return to the screen in The Girl in the Spider’s Web, a first-time adaptation of the recent global bestseller written by David Lagercrantz.

Fede Alvarez, the director of 2016’s breakout thriller Don’t Breathe, will helm the project from a screenplay by Steven Knight and Fede Alvarez & Jay Basu. Scott Rudin, Søren Stærmose, Ole Søndberg, Amy Pascal, Elizabeth Cantillon, Eli Bush, and Berna Levin will produce; the executive producers are Anni Faurbye Fernandez, Line Winther Skyum Funch, Johannes Jensen, and David Fincher.

Beauty and the Beast" Posts Year's Biggest 1st Day Gross with P47.2-M

Disney's “Beauty and the Beast” put a spell at the Philippine box-office, grossing an enchanted P47.2-M on its first day, March 16, and effectively breaking the record for the industry's biggest opening day for 2017. This was announced today by a spokesman of the Walt Disney Studios Philippines.

“Beauty and the Beast” is expected to dominate the coming weekend, as ticket sales are being driven by nostalgia for the original 1991 Disney animated classic, and the recent popularity of live-action fairy tales.

Edgar Wright's New Film "Baby Driver" Gets First Trailer

Columbia Pictures has just launched the first trailer to Baby Driver, the much anticipated new action comedy from acclaimed director Edgar Wright.

View the trailer at http://youtu.be/9AmHq-997FQ and watch Baby Driver in Philippine cinemas soon.

In the film, a talented, young getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. When he meets the girl of his dreams (Lily James), Baby sees a chance to ditch his criminal life and make a clean getaway. But after being coerced into working for a crime boss (Kevin Spacey), he must face the music when a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom.

Dax Shepard Vows to Serve and Bro-Tect in "CHIPS"

Dax Shepard (The Judge, This is Where I Leave You) capably multi-tasks as actor, producer, writer and director of Warner Bros. Pictures' new adult action comedy CHIPS.

Shepard plays Jon Baker, the oldest rookie to ever join the California Highway Patrol, CHP for short. As his supervisor points out, Baker may not seem like an obvious candidate for the job—that is, until his fellow recruits see him ride.

Clearly, “The Baker” is still a force to content with on the road, but, says Shepard, “As an X-Games motocross competitor he had sponsors and fans; he had the money and the glory and the great life. That’s all over now. He’s had about 20 surgeries, broken a lot of bones, and he’s not in the best physical shape. He’s in a transition period.”

ABS-CBN Awards Shenzhen Police for Exemplary Police Work In the Raid and Arrest of Filstream Owners

ABS-CBN’s Head of Global Anti-Piracy, Elisha Lawrence, awarded the Xixiang Police Station of Shenzhen Public Security Bureau (PSB) for their heroic police work in raiding and arresting Alan Zhou, Roland Lu, Long Zhao and Yunmin Chen, four major players in the global piracy operation of the pirate streaming box Filstream.  

Police Officers Cui Yang and Yinbo Lin received awards in the presence of their superior, Deputy Chief Police Officer Zuo Yang.  Also present was Yunze Lian, Senior Partner and Head of Patent and Trademark Group of the Hylands Law Firm, who represented ABS-CBN and worked together with Ms. Lawrence and the Shenzhen Public Security Bureau to execute the investigation and raid.  

WWF-Philippines Ambassador Luis Manzano becomes fundraiser for a day

Last March 16, WWF-Philippines Marine Conservation Steward Luis Manzano was the newest WWF Ambassador who became a fundraiser for a day. Held in Glorietta 4, Makati, this project aimed to spread awareness on pressing environmental issues and introduce the Individual Donor Programme (IDP) to the public.

Everyone can now directly contribute in the ecological-sustainability initiatives of the World Wide Fund for Nature Philippines thru participating in the Individual Donor Programme which encourages people to funnel their finances in vital and urgent causes such as conservation.

Marvel Studios Founder Avi Arad Produces "Ghost in the Shell"

As the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and founder of Marvel Studios, Avi Arad has been a driving force behind bringing many of Marvel’s most famous comic book characters to the screen, with a track record that has been nothing short of spectacular, including a string of No. 1 box office openings.

As a producer or executive producer, his credits include Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3, The Amazing Spider-Man (Columbia Pictures); X-Men, X2: X-Men United and X-Men: The Last Stand (Twentieth Century Fox) and Iron Man (Paramount Pictures).


In the recent Sinag Maynila Film Festival 2017, there has been buzz about one of the film entries which included in the festival. Directed by Joel Lamangan, Bhoy Instik prides itself with a cast of great actors, a unique story and movie experience for its viewers.

Leading the cast is Raymond "RS" Francisco, one of well known commercial directors and also the Presdient of Frontrow International, plays Bhoy Instik who is a gay con man with a mysterious past. Ronwaldo Martin (Coco Martin's brother) plays  Marlon who is also a con man who cross paths with Bhoy which led to both of them getting involved in crime together.

Being criminals, their actions is unacceptable, however they also have their own redeeming moments with the reasons why they do it and how they were led to their predicament. They also got involved with the big time criminals who are on the higher food chain.

With the name like "Bhoy" I would associate it to gangs and mobsters like Boy Tumbling, Boy Golden and Asiong Salonga, Bhoy Instik is a new face in the modern world which many can relate to. The issue of drugs and extra judicial killings are also inserted into the plot which has been relevant to current events.

Gru Has a Twin Brother, Dru, in New "Despicable Me 3" Trailer

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment have unveiled the second trailer of Despicable Me 3 which introduces Gru's long lost twin brother, Dru.

View the trailer at https://youtu.be/q3nc0_y0lG4 and check out Despicable Me 3 in Philippine cinemas on June 14, 2017.

Prepare to Be Jolted by Year's Best-Reviewed Film "Get Out"

The year's surprise smash hit, with a current US box-office gross of $111-million – Universal Pictures' suspense thriller Get Out is also shaping up as 2017's best-reviewed film todate.

(Watch Get Out' TV spots at http://youtu.be/ogzWzrTAvzg and http://youtu.be/J_mzdtmYUQk.)

The film currently boasts a “99 percent Fresh” rating on the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, which is higher than any movie released so far this year.

Opening March 15 in Philippine cinemas, Get Out stars Daniel Kaluuya as a young black photographer who heads upstate with his white girlfriend (Allison Williams) to meet her wealthy parents but encounters increasingly strange behavior. Critics are hailing the film as trenchant, entertaining, and frightening.

"Kong: Skull Island" Thunders to the Top of PH Box Office

Kong: Skull Island, Warner Bros. Pictures’, Legendary Pictures’ and Tencent Pictures’ epic reimagining of one of cinema’s mightiest monster myths, thundered to the top of the Philippine box office, earning a total of more than P77.86-M across 290 screens, with no signs of slowing down. The announcement was made today by Francis Soliven, General Manager of Warner Bros. Philippines.

Opening virtually day-and-date across the globe, the action adventure from director Jordan Vogt-Roberts brings Kong stomping back to the big screen at a whole new scale, alongside an acclaimed cast led by Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, Brie Larson and John C. Reilly.

Travel to the Land of the Dead in First "Coco" Trailer

Disney-Pixar has just released the first trailer of the animated adventure Coco which follows a young aspiring musician and a charming trickster on an extraordinary journey through the Land of the Dead.

Check out the trailer at http://youtu.be/zNCz4mQzfEI and watch Coco in Philippine cinemas starting November 22, 2017.

Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector (voice of Gael García Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.

Sex, Drugs & Highway Patrol in New Comedy "CHIPS"

What happens when you team up a former X-Games star with a busted-up body and a painkiller habit, and an over-sexed undercover Fed with too much confidence, give them each a badge and a bike and set them loose on the sun-baked highways of Southern California?

CHIP happens.

More to the point, if you’re writer/director Dax Shepard, you deliver CHIPS, a buddy cop comedy loaded with enough action, stunts and hard-R humor to push it to the legal limit.

Instax Introduces Memory Lane Album With Bea Alonzo!

I fell in love with the Instax camera and films when I first encountered it years ago. And when got my own Instax camera, I was able to create one of kind pictures which I say are very special and personal.

With a growing collection of pictures, I would really like to compile them and store them in albums that can also be creative in style. Fujifilm recently launched the Memory Lane Album, which is a unique instax album with thick-bordered pages made for instax prints.  The Memory Lane album protects precious prints from dust, dirt, moisture and sunlight to reduce fading and ensure that they stand the test of time.

Megan Young Inks Deal WIth New York Based Innovative Artists Agency

Megan Young has just taken a giant step towards international stardom!

The former Miss World 2013 and Kapuso star recently flew to New York City and signed a five-year talent agency contract with the New York-based Innovative Artists Agency

As part of her contract, Megan will be assured of career growth, training, guidance, as well as promising opportunities and challenging projects to further hone her acting prowess on television or the silver screen.

Popular Manga "Ghost in the Shell" Transforms into Big-Screen Thriller

From Rupert Sanders, director of Snow White and the Huntsman comes Ghost in the Shell, based on the famous Kodansha Comics manga series written and illustrated by Shirow Masamune.

In the near future, Major (Scarlett Johansson) is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world’s most dangerous criminals. When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people’s minds and control them, Major is uniquely qualified to stop it. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major discovers that she has been lied to: her life was not saved, it was stolen. She will stop at nothing to recover her past, find out who did this to her and stop them before they do it to others.

Levi’s Orange Tab: The ‘jeans with the famous fit’ is back

Ladies’ Orange Tab jeans is based on the
 ‘70s designs, but with better stretch,
 remastered for today’s taste. 
A Levi’s pair of jeans is usually marked by its red tab, a feature that was first sewn onto the left side of the right back pocket of the 501 jeans way back in 1936. But did you know that Levi’s was noted for another tab color in the 1960s? 

A time of cultural, social and political changes, the 1960s saw the emergence of the counterculture generation that tried to break away from mainstream ideals in various ways. 

For instance, to project a sense of fashion individualism, this generation ripped, tailored, embroidered, and added fabric to their jeans, for literal and figurative flare. 

For the ladies’ Orange Tab jeans,
pairs feature double fell inseam,
wide belt loops and scoop and coin pocket. 
To support the lifestyles and personalities of these rebels, Levi’s introduced the Orange Tab collection, an original take on street-style influences. 

Home Credit is all smiles with rebrand

With Home Credit's new logo, HC takes on another meaning: happy customer

Their rebrand comes with a smile—in more ways than one.

Home Credit Philippines, a company that allows customers to avail of gadgets, appliances and other goods through installment with simple requirements, recently unveiled a new, modern look. It is part of a worldwide rebrand that includes Home Credit's home country Czech Republic.

Insane, Explosive Action in New "Fast & Furious 8" Trailer

Multitude of cars gone rogue, switching alliances, insane action sequences – Universal Pictures' Fast & Furious 8 has pulled all the stops for its newly-launched trailer which may be viewed at https://youtu.be/CauLB6pD6Ls.

The film is the follow-up to Fast & Furious 7, one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide in box-office history and the sixth-biggest global title of all time.

Fast & Furious 8 below opens in Philippine cinemas starting on Black Saturday, April 15, 2017.