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Dylan O'Brien In American Assassin

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From his first notable on-screen role as Stiles Stillinsky in the 2012 adaptation of the 1980’s cult classic “Teen Wolf” to his first lead role in the dystopian flick “The Maze Runner”, Dylan O’Brien now stars in the all-action packed movie “American Assassin”.
Since then, the actor has continuously proved to everyone that he is one Hollywood’s most versatile actors. From being able to take on the role of a best-friend, a rebel, a freedom-fighter and now a deadly assassin.

Dylan takes on the role of Mitch Rapp in “American Assassin”, a one-of-a-kind assassin who possesses savage skills and a ferocious drive for payback.  A non-stop action-espionage thriller rooted in the raw reality of today’s hard-to-detect enemies invisible black ops, high-level surveillance, portable nukes and murky agendas. This is the story of a 21st Century counterterrorist spymaster-in-the-making who, in a world of new rules, breaks all the old molds. But much as we’re in the midst of a new era of bold individual…

OOSM Solutions celebrates 1st year of operations, eyes further expansion

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Australia-based OOSM Solutions, a BPO company operating in the Philippines, celebrates its first year of operations and is looking at further expansion.
Headquartered at the country’s premier financial district that is Makati City, OOSM Solutions, which is part of the LSM BPO group in Australia, may still be considered as a young company in the Philippines but has already achieved significant milestones.
“Our passion, commitment, professionalism and dedication are among the reasons that catapulted us toward success during our first year, and we are looking forward to accomplish more with the proper training, skills and expertise that are necessary to get the job done,” explains Linda Salud-Margon, Chief Executive Officer of OOSM Solutions.

"IT" Knows What You're Afraid Of

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Whether it’s a monster under your bed, what lies in the dark, or a creature lurking in the shadows, there is no escaping your greatest fear in New Line Cinema's upcoming horror thriller IT (in Philippine cinemas September 7).
Bringing Stephen King’s seminal bestseller to the big screen for the first time, acclaimed director Andy Muschietti says, “Fear is universal; it’s something we can all relate to. And what could be more terrifying than something that doesn’t just attack you, but attacks you with what frightens you most?"

OPPO F3 and F3 Plus now available at Smart Postpaid Plans

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OPPO’s latest smartphone lineup, the F3 and F3 Plus are now available in Smart Communication’s latest postpaid plans. Customers may now avail the latest OPPO smartphones with only Php800 additional on-top of their selected plan for 24 months contract along with a free intricately made Rags2Riches cord roll for the first 120 orders.
The OPPO F3 and F3 Plus can be availed for as Plan 399 with additional 800 monthly fee for the phone. Plan 399 offers you monthly 3GB data, 20mins all-net calls, unlimited all-net texts and 500MB data allocation for Whatsapp, Viber and FB Messenger.

James Franco In "THE VAULT"

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Known for his versatility and expansive acting chops, James Franco is back on the big screen in “The Vault” an action-thriller that takes you to oblivion every single scene starring with Clint’s daughter Francesca Eastwood and Taryn Manning (Netflix star in “Orange is the New Black”).
“The Vault” starts off like any other day for weary bank manager Ed Maas (James Franco) get coffee, stare blankly at the clock, gripe about a quiet bank. All seems normal until the day turns unexpectedly fast and dizzying as he’s confronted with a barrel of a gun and two on-edge sisters who are robbing his bank in order to help their brother pay off his debts.

Sarah Wright Olsen Elevates Wife Role in "American Made"

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A natural talent with undeniable beauty and poise, Sarah Wright Olsen is one of Hollywood’s most dynamic actresses in film and television.
After starring in the hit comedies The House Bunny, opposite Anna Faris and Emma Stone; and Walk of Shame opposite Elizabeth Banks, Wright Olsen now pairs up with Tom Cruise in Universal Pictures’ American Made (in Philippine cinemas September 13).
(Watch the new American Made spot at http://youtu.be/zDQQvQVt-2o.)
American Made is based on the outrageous (and real) exploits of Barry Seal (Cruise), a hustler and pilot unexpectedly recruited by the CIA to run one of the biggest covert operations in U.S. History. Much to the surprise of his wife, Lucy (Wright Olsen), the charming entrepreneur has gone from a well-respected TWA pilot to a key figure in one of the greatest scandals in modern times. Little could they grasp that what started out as transporting contraband would lead to Barry’s help in building an army and funding a war.

Pinoy Talents Who Wowed Even the Likes of Simon Cowell

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An X Factor UK judge as uncompromising as Simon Cowell may be very difficult to please, but even the reality television icon will admit that many of the Filipinos who’ve joined his contest are talented beyond doubt.
No matter where they go, Filipinos leave an indelible mark on the music scene. The X Factor UK has proven this yet again with Filipino contestants who have shown a deep passion for music, as well as undeniable prowess in singing. Here we list down remarkable Filipino acts and how they’ve won audiences worldwide on top of Simon Cowell’s attention.

McConaughey is the Man in Black, Intent on Destroying "The Dark Tower"

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Academy Award-winner Matthew McConaughey stars as Walter O'Dim aka The Man in Black, a modern day psychotic who destroyed the Mid-World, and is now on a mission to bring all worlds into chaos, in the big screen adaptation of the epic Stephen King novels, The Dark Tower (in Philippine cinemas August 30).
In the film, the last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain (Idris Elba), has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim (McConaughey), determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.

Kenny Rogers’ Awesome Sensessions with Solenn and Nico

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Power couple Solenn Heussaff and Nico Bolzico take #RelationshipGoals to a whole new level as they become the newest ambassadors of Kenny Rogers Roasters Philippines. 
They started off hot on digital with a steamy Solenn delectably eating a leg of roasted chicken, which caused a frenzy of views and shares online. A few days later this was followed by a hilarious material of Nico teaching his wife "how to be a true endorser". Nico himself was the one who came up with the classic line “The chicken and you is one”.

The Soul Brothers - Jay-R, Kris and Billy Stages Concert This September!

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If you think Pinoy RnB, three men comes to mind, Jay-R, Kris Lawrence and Billy Crawford. They earned their titles when they started in the early 2000s and now they are now looked as inspirations and even mentors to new and upcoming artists. As a celebration to their brotherhood and music, they come up with their concert titled Soul Brothers

Happeningon September 15 at the Kia Theater, the night will be filled with soulful songs, nostalgic beats, and classic hits that defined their musical careers. They will be joined by guest performers which are also their close friends in the industry like Daryl Ong, Sam Concepcion, Jay Durias and Gloc 9.

FilAm tech millionaire Garrett Gee, sister Miristi take a life-changing trip to their mother’s homeland in “Discovering Routes”

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ABS-CBN Global Studios offers a fresh new take on travel entertainment and the rising genre of genealogy television documentaries with its first original series, Discovering Routes.
Discovering Routes is a reality travelogue that follows peoples’ journeys to the lands of their ancestry, in search of epic adventures. In its first season, Filipino American tech entrepreneur and social media travel adventurist Garrett Gee of The Bucket List Family takes a journey with his sister, Miristi Gee, to discover the Philippines, its culture, and their Filipino heritage. The show’s digital series premieres on September 7 on www.DiscoveringRoutes.com , with new videos on Mondays and Thursdays. The half-hour broadcast TV series premieres on September 12 at 8p/7c, airing Tuesdays on the multicultural entertainment network Myx TV.

Shopee Kicks Off “Shopee 9.9 Mobile Shopping Day”

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Shopee, the leading eCommerce platform in Southeast Asia, today announced the start of its annual shopping event - Shopee 9.9 Mobile Shopping Day. Shopee will offer a wide range of promotions, including discounts of up to 99% off, top picks under P99, and flash sales. Shopee partners with more than 1,000 sellers, including leading brands such as Johnson & Johnson, Oppo, Lysol, Sandisk, Mustela, and Makeup World, to make 9.9 Mobile Shopping Day the biggest online shopping event of the year.

 “Last year, our 9.9 Mobile Shopping Day successfully achieved a five-fold increase in orders and three-fold increase in traffic within 24 hours. This year, with over ₱50 million worth of marketing activities, we aim to increase traffic by five times and triple our sales. We look forward to having all users across the Philippines join us in the biggest sale of the year,” said Macy Castillo, Head of Commercial Business at Shopee.

Tsunami Looms in the First "Geostorm" Poster

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Warner Bros. has just released the first official poster for its new epic thriller Geostorm.
Check the one-sheet art below and watch Geostorm in Philippine cinemas October 18, 2017.
In the film, after an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world’s leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong—the system built to protect the Earth is attacking it, and it’s a race against the clock to uncover the real threat before a worldwide geostorm wipes out everything...and everyone along with it.
Dean Devlin (writer/producer, Independence Day) makes his feature film directorial debut with suspense thriller Geostorm, starring Gerard Butler (Olympus Has Fallen, 300), Jim Sturgess (21), Abbie Cornish (Limitless), Alexandra Maria Lara (Rush), Daniel Wu (The Man with the Iron Fists, Warcraft: The Beginning), Eugenio Derbez (How to Be a Latin Lover), with Oscar nomin…

ABS-CBN Global makes gift-giving easy with Checkout+

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Here’s a pop quiz: what has been the most requested gift in the U.S. across all income levels for eight consecutive years till 2015?  If you think it’s a video game console or a versatile doll with around 150 careers, you got it wrong.  The answer is GIFT CARD, according to surveys by the National Retail Federation and Statista.
Yes, the much-maligned gift card which has been described as the ultimate in thoughtless, lazy gift-giving has become so popular and entrenched as a go-to gift for holidays and special occasions.  Moreover, this growing preference by the consumer market for physical gift cards is accompanied by a precipitous rise in the popularity of digital/electronic gift cards or EGCs. In fact, a 2015 consumer survey by InComm in the U.S. showed that nearly 90% of survey respondents between 18-25 years old are more interested in purchasing digital gift cards now than they were two to three years ago.

Watch the First International TV Spot from "Blade Runner 2049"

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Check out new footage of Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford in the first international TV spot for Columbia Pictures' Blade Runner 2049 now at https://youtu.be/1aSrhePfyew.
The highly awaited sequel to Ridley Scott's 1980S original classic, Blade Runner 2049 is directed by Academy Award-nominee Denis Villeneuve (Sicario, Arrival) and opens in Philippine cinemas on Friday, October 6, 2017.

Idris Elba is the Last Gunslinger in "The Dark Tower"

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Idris Elba (Thor, Beasts of No Nation) plays the towering character Roland Deschain, AKA the Gunslinger in the big screen adaptation of the epic Stephen King novels, The Dark Tower (in Philippine cinemas August 30).
In the film, the last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain (Elba), has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black (Matthew McConaughey), determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.

REEL DEAL: Annabelle Creation

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Behold, The Conjuring 'universe' is expanding to more movies and more screen time for the sinister spirits. Annabelle: Creation brings the very dark past of the infamous doll.

Before it brings chaos and evil to the world, Annabelle had a simple life, and everyone is happy. Then fast forward to years after, the evil is said to come back and is back to the home where it manifested. But this time, they have a nun and orphan girls in it. 

It was perfect timing for it to lure them into Annabelle's ploy. And from there, everything goes downhill and f--ksh*t crazy. Also expect someone to drop by as well to bring more spooks. 

For an origin story it did fair enough and hopefully, they can now move on to another story as Annebelle timeline comes to a full circle. Although there is a potential new spirit that can be made into a new story. For horror fans, it is indeed worth it. 

REEL DEAL: A Family Man (A Headhunter's Calling) REVIEW

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Who knew that Gerald Butler can do a little heavy drama? Knowing him in 300, Olympus Has Fallen, and The Bounty Hunter, his image is drawn into action and/or comedy which makes it hard to imagine that he would do emotional scenes. Well that is what he did in  A Family Man (working title "A Headhunter's Calling") which calls him to tap into this unusual role.

Here he is Dane Jensen, a headhunter who faces a fierce competition to reach his goals and be a good provider for his family. But being very busy eventually takes a toll with his family. This brings tribulations to the strong and confident headhunter who will face his breaking point.

I don't know why they have to change the original title which is actually more appealing than "A Family Man". It seems so generic and already gave away the premise that he is a provider for the family. The original title seems poetic, but oh well, the actual is more important than the title right?

Two Orphan Girls at the Forefront of "Annabelle: Creation"

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Two young ladies, Talitha Bateman and Lulu Wilson, play orphaned girls at the heart of the story of New Line Cinema's horror-thriller Annabelle: Creation (in Philippine cinemas August 23).
In the film, several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle.

Say Annyeong To "My Korean Jagiya" on GMA

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Tonight, GMA Network will be airing their newest series which will combine the fantasies of many right now, Kroean TV series, and the charm and wit of Filipino prime time with MY KOREAN JAGIYA. Headlining this innovative series are Heart Evangelista, and Korean Actor Alexander Lee.

Heart Evangelista plays Gia (Guadalupe Immaculada Asuncion), a K-Series fan who wanted to see her favorite actor Jun Ho which is played by Alexander Lee. The Series will take place in the Philippines and South Korea which will make the experience more authentic.

Night Of Nostalgia And Great Music Guaranteed With Russel Thompkins Jr. and the New Stylistics One Night Only Concert

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Audiences are definitely in for a musical treat like no other as Grand Leisure Corporation bring Russel Thompkins Jr. and the New Stylistics, in a one-night only concert this 7th of September, 8pm at the world class Theatre at Solaire.
Thompkins, together with Raymond Johnson and Jonathan Buckson, the singing trio is committed and dedicated to the mission of providing quality representation of the group’s original recordings. Expect endearing and fresh takes to the iconic hit songs and the unmatched showmanship and stage wonder that the trio brings.
Be ready to be enthralled, and yes, even a little teary eyed even as their vocal harmonies and emotional commitment enliven their most popular hits, such as “Betcha By Gmalolly Wow,” “You’ll Never Get To Heaven If You Beak My Heart,” “Stop, Look, Listen, ‘We Can Make It Happen,” “Miracle” and others.
Ably supported by their piano man and musical director, Kenny Thompson, 2017 marks the 14th year of the talented threesome. They will and shall c…

Let's Go Behind The Scenes of "Maynila Sa Kuko ng Liwanag The Musical"

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As it was initially revealed, the cast of the upcoming stage play "Maynila sa Kuko ng Liwanag The Musical" were posted and rehearsals are on going for this epic theater production. Based on the novel by Edgardo Reyes and brought to film by the late Lino Brocka, Maynila Sa Kuko Ng Liwanag has made a mark in Philippine entertainment and now will be given a new light as it will played live on stage.

Playing the roles of Julio Madiaga and Ligaya Paraiso are Arman Ferrer, Shiela Valderrama-Martinez and Lara Maigue. In preparation for the musical, we went to their rehearsals and photoshoot to meet with the cast and crew and what is in store for the viewers. More details will be revealed soon as the play continues it rehearsals, and we are also excited for the posters and promotional photo. For now let's get to know more about the lead stars.

4-Minute Footage from "IT" to Play in Front of "Annabelle: Creation"

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Warner Bros. Philippines has just confirmed that an exclusive four-minute footage from the upcoming horror thriller IT has been attached to play before Annabelle: Creation when the latter opens in cinemas across the country on Wednesday, August 23.
The fresh footage will only be seen in theaters and won't be officially released online.
Audiences of Annabelle: Creation are likewise advised to stay in their seats after the end-credits.

Take Action and Watch the Trailer for "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power"

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A decade after the Oscar-winning An Inconvenient Truth brought the climate crisis into the heart of popular culture, comes the riveting and rousing follow-up, Paramount Pictures’ An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power. 
Watch the sequel’s trailer here at http://youtu.be/E2wM2dtDUYg.
An Inconvenient Sequel will be shown exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas (Trinoma & Glorietta 4) starting August 30, 2017.
Former US Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight, traveling around the world – including the Haiyan-devastated city of Tacloban, Leyte in the Philippines -- training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy. Cameras follow him behind the scenes – in moments both private and public, funny and poignant -- as he pursues the inspirational idea that while the stakes have never been higher, the perils of climate change can be overcome with human ingenuity and passion.
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power is distributed by United International Pi…

PETA Launches New Children's Musical ‘TAGU-TAGUAN NASAAN ANG BUWAN?’

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On its 50th Anniversary, Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) launches a new children’s musical that will take audiences to a world where everything is possible with the use of a little imagination. 
PETA is proud to continue its mission to provide extraordinary theatrical experiences for children of all ages as it presents J-mee Katanyag’s “Tagu-taguan Nasaan Ang Buwan?”. 

Filipino Talents Shine in Bolt of Talent Premiere with Michael Bolton on Star World

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The show followed two aspiring Filipino artists presenting Morissette Amon as a co-host to Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Michael Bolton
Bolt of Talent, FOX Networks Group’s highly anticipated original singing competition hosted by award-winning American singer-songwriter and pop culture icon Michael Bolton aired its premiere episode last August 16 at 9:30 PM on Star World with the Philippines opening the season.
Guided with the principles of celebrating music and undiscovered talents, Michael Bolton travelled all the way to the Philippines to scout for up and coming singers with the help of Morissette Amon, one of the Philippine’s hottest young artist today. The season premiered with the scenic landmark, that is, Rizal Park which served as the perfect backdrop for a monumental opportunity presented by Bolt of Talent to aspiring singers everywhere.

Follow "The Star" With Its First Official Trailer

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Experience the first-ever Christmas from an entirely new perspective. Watch the first official trailer for Sony Pictures Animation’s The Star now at https://youtu.be/ITpD5e4wjQ0.
In The Star, a small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day he finds the courage to break free, and finally goes on the adventure of his dreams. On his journey, he teams up with Ruth, a loveable sheep who has lost her flock and Dave, a dove with lofty aspirations. Along with three wisecracking camels and some eccentric stable animals, Bo and his new friends follow the Star and become unlikely heroes in the greatest story ever told – the first Christmas.

Gear Up and Move With NOIX GEAR!

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"To impress" or "To Express"? - Well, it could be both.
While it is true that fashion trends is every yuppies sort of medium to express his or her personality, many would agree that along with that raging hormone to self-expression is the longing to be noticed by peers.
The quest for yearning is endless and for unto it, NOIX GEAR is born.  Here's comes a young brand ideal to grow old with. NOIX GEAR in all its potential is well-driven to weather the test of times.

Blah Blah Blogs: T*ngina Tuesdays With LTFRB and Uber

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For the most of us in the working class in Metro Manila, the importance of comfortable transportation is the only consolation from all the stress and madness of the city life. Ride sharing app like Uber and Grab came in like a prophet of good tidings to bring class and comfort to riders who would like to upgrade from being used to taxi life.
And with just a couple of years it became really popular among the middle class. Though the majority of workers have never tried or even heard of Uber, the drive of demand pushed industries like automotive sales, service and mobile data use on the rise as basics to set up a ride sharing franchise.
Though at first, there was a time that prices would surge as high as four times the fare, people would sacrifice additional amounts but can be assured of a comfortable ride even in traffic. 
That is when the LTFRB came in.

Maynila Sa Mga Kuko Ng Liwanang The Musical's Julio Madiaga and Ligaya Paraiso Revealed

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The guessing game is finally over. 
Grand Leisure Corporation proudly reveals the lead cast of the much-awaited “Maynila Sa Mga Kuko ng Liwanag The Musical.” World class performers Arman Ferrer will be playing Julio Madiaga while Shiela Valderrama-Martinez and Lara Maigue will be alternating as Ligaya Paraiso. 
“Maynila Sa Mga Kuko Ng Liwanag The Musical” is based on the Edgardo Reyes timeless novel and inspired by National Artist for Film Lino Brocka’s classic film adaptation. 
Bringing it to life on stage are Joel Lamangan (Director), Von de Guzman (Musical Director), Jose Victor Torres and Em Mendez (Libretto), Joey Nombres (Lights Designer), Douglas Nierras (Choreographer) and Jun Flavier Pablo (Production Design). Fullhouse Asia Productions, Inc. serves as line producer.

SEAOIL offers lifetime supply of fuel to lucky motorists

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SEAOIL, the country’s largest independent fuel player, has launched the first raffle promo of its kind in the Philippines that will be giving four lucky motorists their lifetime supply of SEAOIL fuels.
“We have always stood by the quality and performance of SEAOIL fuels and this is our way of thanking our loyal customers, whom we call SEAOIL Believers, for the trust they have placed in us,” said SEAOIL CEO Glenn Yu.
Winners of the “Lifetime Free Gas, Oh My Gas!” promo, which will run from August 14 to November 14, 2017 will be announced during three monthly raffle draws on September 15, October 16, and November 28. They will get P5,000 worth of SEAOIL gift certificates per month during their actual lifespan.

#Nakakalokal! Ogie Celebrates His Birthday Concert With World Vision

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I just can't believe that Ogie Alcasid is turning 50 (as I also turn 30 as well) this year. The Singer-songwriter has been in showbiz with so many milestones. Being one of the icons of OPM, he continues to make music, 
He recently launched Nakakalokal which is new album under Star Music. He also continues to shape the Filipino Music Industry by being part of contests like Tawag ng Tanghalan and You Face Sounds Familliar Kids. He is currently the President of OPM (Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-Aawit) and Commissioner of the Edsa People Power Commission.

For his upcoming birthday concert dubbed “NakakaLokal!” will celebrate his 50th birthday as well as World Vision's 60th anniversary which is quite an coincidence.  Happening on August 25, 2017 at the KIA Theatre, the awaited musical event will also feature a star-studded line-up including  Angeline Quinto, Basti Artadi, Davey Langit, Erik Santos, Iñigo Pascual, Jaya, Kyla, Lara Maigue, Leila Alcasid, Lovi Poe, Men and Music, Sol…

Two New Posters for "Flatliners" Arrive Online

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“Cross the line. Death will follow you back,” warn the two new posters for Columbia Pictures’ new suspense thriller Flatliners which have just been released by the studio.
Check out the one-sheets below and watch Flatliners in Philippine cinemas on October 29, 2017.
Starring Ellen Page, Nina Dobrev, Diego Luna and James Norton, Flatliners tells of five medical students who embark on a daring and dangerous experiment to gain insight into the mystery of what lies beyond the confines of life. The bold adventure begins when they trigger near-death experiences by stopping their hearts for short periods of time. As their trials become more perilous, each must confront the sins from their past while facing the paranormal consequences of journeying to the other side.
Flatliners is directed by Niels Arden Oplev, from a screenplay by Ben Ripley, story by Peter Filardi.
Flatliners is distributed by Columbia Pictures, local office of Sony Pictures Releasing International.

React With Your Favorite Show And Win With M&M's

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Still can’t get over the recent blockbuster superhero flicks or already missing your favorite series on VOD? Call up your friends and loved ones because this calls for binge watching! Fluff your pillows, turn on the AC and prepare blankets and tissues. Bring out the stacks of awesome movies and TV series that will have everyone laughing, crying, or leaving them in shock and get your phones ready to snap, post and share every fun moment.
But wait a minute, you must never forget the highlight of your screentime - the SNACKS! Not satisfied with a simple batch of buttered popcorn? Open up a bag of fun with M&M’S®, the perfect screentime graze-snack companion!

Accidental Hero Commits Crime for the Good Guys in "American Made"

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From the filmmakers behind American Gangster and Edge of Tomorrow comes Universal Pictures’ American Made, the international escapade based on the outrageous (and real) exploits of a hustler and pilot unexpectedly recruited by the CIA to run one of the biggest covert operations in U.S. History.
Smuggler. Informant. Patriot. One of the wealthiest men in 1980s America is someone you’ve never heard of. With his devilish swagger and zest for life, TWA pilot Barry Seal (Cruise) is the hero of his sleepy Southern town.

Sneak Previews Set for "Annabelle: Creation" Aug 14 & 15

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She's coming back earlier than you think!
The year's most eagerly anticipated horror thriller, New Line Cinema's Annabelle: Creation, will hold whole-day sneak previews in most cinemas nationwide on Monday and Tuesday, August 14 & 15, this was announced by Warner Bros. Philippines today.
Tickets will be be regular admission prices.
The sneaks are being held (ahead of the film's grand opening on August 23) in response to loud but inspired clamor from horror fans. “This is our special treat to them,” says Francis Soliven, General Manager of Warner Bros. Philippines. “The fans are elevating their excitement and anticipation to this film in such creative ways, and we are pleased to return the favor.”
Warner Bros. Philippines has previously organized a media and fan screening August 7 which coincided with the celebration of International Doll Day. Fans showed up with their own dolls to mark the occasion.
From New Line Cinema comes Annabelle: Creation, with David F. Sandberg …

Vice Ganda takes the “Pusuan Mo si Vice Ganda: Nasaktan. Nagmahal. Nag-concert.” phenomenon to South Korea

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The Philippines’ Unakabogabol Star (indomitable star) Vice Ganda will continue to spread love and laughter in Asia, as his phenomenal concert series “Pusuan Mo si Vice Ganda: Nagmahal. Nasaktan. Nag-concert.” goes to South Korea. Following the success of Vice Ganda’s concert in Japan, the first leg of his tour outside the Philippines and within Asia, the “Pusuan Mo si Vice Ganda sa Korea: Nagmahal. Nasaktan. Nag-concert.” will happen on August 13, this time at the Ansan Olympic Hall, Ansan, South Korea. 
Aside from Vice Ganda, concert-goers will have a taste of homegrown humor from his “It’s Showtime” co-host Ryan Bang, and comedians MC Calaquian and Lassy Marquez. Limited edition TFC merchandise will also be available at the TFC booth for lucky promo participants. Enjoy a fun-filled weekend with Vice Ganda and guest comedians in “Pusuan Mo si Vice Ganda sa Korea: Nagmahal. Nasaktan. Nag-concert.” For more details about the show, visit facebook.com/TFCKoreaOfficial. Connect with fellow…

TJ Monterde dominates Billboard PH charts with four hot singles!

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Acoustic pop balladeer TJ Monterde’s albums, produced and released by PolyEast Records, have each officially landed four singles at the peak of the weekly Billboard Philippines Top 20. 
According to Billboard PH, four of TJ’s singles have entered thr top charts in span of five weeks. Recently, “Tulad Mo” from his CD single released in 2015 is sitting atop Billboard Philippines Top 20 at #2. While the song “Dating Tayo” (2016, Self-Titled Album) also at #6.  
Another hit culled from the 2016 self-titled album is “Ikaw At Ako Pa Rin,” TJ’s duet with soul singer KZ Tandingan is also enjoying its #12 position. TJ’s debut single in 2013 which led him to stardom, “Ikaw At Ako” coming in at #14 giving the singer its 4th top 20 entry on the latest Billboard Philippines weekly top charts.

James Wan Expands "The Conjuring" Universe with "Annabelle: Creation"

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Regarded as one of the most creative filmmakers working today, James Wan expands “The Conjuring” Universe with the second chapter in the Annabelle series – New Line Cinema's “Annabelle: Creation” (in Philippine theaters August 23, 2017).
Watch the newly released “Toy Gun” Clip from “Annabelle: Creation” on Facebook and YouTube
Produced by Wan and directed by David F. Sandberg (“Lights Out”), “Annabelle: Creation” is the follow up to 2014’s hugely successful “Annabelle.” In the new film, several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a doll maker and his wife welcome a nun and six girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home. They soon become the target of the doll maker’s possessed creation, Annabelle

Official First Trailer of “mother!” Reveals Darren Aronofsky's Horror Film

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Paramount Pictures has revealed the official first trailer of its upcoming horror thriller, mother!, which may be viewed at https://youtu.be/FiZeZdpO8Hs.
A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. From filmmaker Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, Requiem for a Dream), mother! stars Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer in this riveting psychological thriller about love, devotion and sacrifice.
Opening across the Philippines on September 20, mother! is distributed in the Philippines by United International Pictures through Columbia Pictures.

Mananangal Flies Again For Pista Ng Pelikulang Pilipino

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Remember this cool film from QCinema? I was hooked with its interesting story and execution, and I think this might be the best Mananagal movie ever! Yes it's true! Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B is back this year and now for a larger market in the upcoming Pista Ng Pelikulang Pilipino
I fell in love with the film as it was not just the formulaic love story, but rather shows the human side of Mananangals. It also got hotter when sexy scenes take over followed by a bloody carnage which are the factors why it got an R-16 rating. Despite this, the directors and producers are positive that a bigger screening opportunity and the rise of a new popular character of Ryza which is Georgia in the GMA Afternoon Prime show "Ang Ika-6 Na Utos".

Screentime Just Got Even Better With M&M’S®!

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Still can’t get over the recent blockbuster superhero flicks or already missing your favorite series on VOD? Call up your friends and loved ones because this calls for binge watching! Fluff your pillows, turn on the AC and prepare blankets and tissues. Bring out the stacks of awesome movies and TV series that will have everyone laughing, crying, or leaving them in shock and get your phones ready to snap, post and share every fun moment.  
But wait a minute, you must never forget the highlight of your screentime - the SNACKS! Not satisfied with a simple batch of buttered popcorn? Open up a bag of fun with M&M’S®, the perfect screentime graze-snack companion!

Scarlett Johansson Gets Funny in Rare Comedy "Rough Night"

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Superstar Scarlett Johansson takes a break from superhero duties as she plays the bride-to-be in Columbia Pictures' new bachelorette-party comedy Rough Night (in Philippine cinemas August 9, 2017).
Also starring Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell, Ilana Glazer, and Zoë Kravitz, Rough Night is about five friends from college who reunite when they rent a beach house in Miami for a wild bachelorette weekend that goes completely off the rails. Just when all hope is lost, they realize there’s more to the story than they could’ve ever imagined.

OPPO F3 Red Limited Edition to be Available Starting August 12, 2017

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Top-selling OPPO F3 available in fierce red color
After days of teasing in the OPPO Philippines Facebook fan page, the long wait is over as the OPPO F3 Red Limited Edition is now coming in the Philippines. It will be initially available at the SM Aura OPPO Concept Store on the 12th of August, followed by the release at other OPPO Concept Stores and exclusive online store Lazada.
The OPPO Philippines Facebook page received an overwhelming feedback to the new color variant of the OPPO F3 when it was teased early August 2017. The teaser post reached more than 3,000 shares and 3,500 comments in less than 3 days, while other materials and videos received similar results.