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“Discovering Routes” Makes Mainstream Industry Strides

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“Discovering Routes,” an original series produced by ABS-CBN Global Studios, that follows people to their lands of ancestry in search of epic adventures, has been named finalist in four of the digital categories at the Cablefax Digital and Tech Awards. Cablefax honors outstanding web sites, digital initiatives and people in the industry that are driving the digital media revolution. 
“Discovering Routes” Executive Producer Keesa Ocampo leads the team that is up against veteran cable and satellite channels like USA, AMC, Lifetime, History and even NBA Digital. Ocampo shares that “It’s a humbling honor for the collective talent of our team to stand alongside these network giants, who at one point, also started small but with big dreams. That’s where I think we are. We’re all storytellers and while telling each one is a big responsibility we share, this moment teaches us that as content creators, the learning never stops.”  

"Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again" Trailer Goes Back to the Beginning

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Universal Pictures has just released the new trailer for Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again, the follow-up the 2007 global hit, Mamma Mia! The Movie.
Check out the trailer at the links below.

Spotted, Car Wash Boy Alert!

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When you first see his half naked photos, one cannot  help but immediately wonder, who is this young man? 
He seems oblivious of the fact that his body attracts attention. It can be best described as lean and mean, with a torso  adorned with proud man nipples, and when you scrutinize the body in display, he has a happy trail, that ooohlala set of hair growth below the belly button! 
He is hot! Definitely, any one who gets to see his three set of photos for posterity, feels his man meat heat!
What  is more striking, is the expression on his face, he is committed to do the tasks, of cleaning and taking good care of an automobile.

No Fairy-Tale Ending as "Fifty Shades Freed" Begins

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Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) and Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) return in Universal Pictures' romantic thriller Fifty Shades Freed, the climactic chapter based on the worldwide bestselling Fifty Shades phenomenon. Bringing to a shocking conclusion events set in motion in 2015 and 2017’s blockbuster films that grossed almost $950 million globally, the film arrives for pre-Valentine’s Day in the Philippines, February 7.
(Watch the new spots of Fifty Shades Freed at https://youtu.be/8ze300Qpxn0 and https://youtu.be/5TLqDUX0Sow.)
Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. But just as she steps into her role as Mrs. Grey and he relaxes into an unfamiliar stability, new threats could jeopardize their happy ending before it even begins.

Sana Dalawa Ang Puso Pilots With A Duoble Role For Jodi Sta Maria

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A new morning soap just started today with "Sana Dalawa Ang Puso" starring Jodi Sta, Maria, Robin Padilla, and Richard Yap. This is quite a reunion for the Maya-Sir Chief love team plus the charm of Robin Padilla adding that "astig" factor to the new show.

Jodi stars as two characters here, Mona and Liza (get the reference?). They are on opposite ends of the social class yet they share the similar face. They clarified that they are not twins like the usual plot for double roles, or triple roles like the upcoming Blood Sisters also showing on ABS-CBN.

"Call Me By Your Name" Vies for Oscar Best Picture, Actor, Screenplay

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Sony Pictures Classics' heartbreaking love story Call Me By Your Name received four major Academy Award nominations Tuesday night, a week before it opens in the Philippines, exclusively in Ayala Malls Cinemas, on Januay 31.
The critically acclaimed romantic drama is vying for Best Picture, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Timothee Chalamet), Best Adapted Screenplay (James Ivory) and Best Original Song - “Mystery of Love” – Music & Lyrics by Sufjan Stevens (http://youtu.be/KQT32vW61eI).

Philippine TV’s Daytime Queen Jodi Sta. Maria portrays dual character for the first time in “Sana Dalawa Ang Puso”

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Three of the biggest stars in the industry today - Robin Padilla, Richard Yap, and Jodi Sta. Maria - stage one of the biggest comebacks on Philippine television as they team up for the first time and star in ABS-CBN’s newest teleserye, “Sana Dalawa Ang Puso”, which can be seen outside the Philippines via The Filipino Channel (TFC) beginning January 29 (Manila time) and streaming simulcast its Philippine airing via TFC online (www.TFC.tv) in key countries worldwide.
Sta. Maria is thrilled to be playing dual roles for the first time. “It was not an easy task for me, but at the same time I’m excited to do this”, she says about her role. “This is one of the most challenging roles I have ever done in my career”, the actress adds.

The Coca-Cola Company Announces New Global Vision To Help Create A World Without Taste

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The Coca-Cola Company announced today that it is fundamentally reshaping its approach to packaging, with a global goal to help collect and recycle the equivalent of 100% of its packaging by 2030.
This goal is the centerpiece of the Company’s new packaging vision for a World Without Waste, which the Coca-Cola system intends to back with a multi-year investment that includes ongoing work to make packaging 100% recyclable. This begins with the understanding that food and beverage containers are an important part of people’s modern lives but that there is much more to be done to reduce packaging waste globally.

"The 15:17 to Paris" Trailer Reveals a True Story of Real Heroes

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From director Clint Eastwood, comes “The 15:17 to Paris,” an incredible true story portrayed by the actual heroes who lived it. This February, in the face of fear, ordinary people can do the extraordinary.
Catch the film’s official trailer in the links below and watch “The 15:17 to Paris” in Ayala Malls Cinemas (Trinoma & Greenbelt 1) starting Feb 21.
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Clint Eastwood’s drama “The 15:17 to Paris,” about the real-life heroes who derailed a terrorist attack during a highspeed train ride.

Oscar Best Picture Nominee "The Post" in PH Cinemas Feb 24

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Fresh from receiving a Best Picture nomination in the 90th Academy Awards, Univeral Pictures' timely thriller The Post is headed to Philippine cinemas on February 24, a week before the actual Oscars.
Marking their historic, first-ever on-screen collaboration, Steven Spielberg directs Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in The Post, a thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post’s Katharine Graham (Streep), the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and editor Ben Bradlee (Hanks), as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades and four U.S. Presidents.

Lara Croft Chases Her Destiny in New "Tomb Raider" Trailer

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Her destiny will be fulfilled. Alicia Vikander is Lara Croft in Warner Bros. Pictures' new action adventure Tomb Raider, the story that will set her on a path toward becoming a global hero.
Check out the film's official trailer #2 in the links below and watch Tomb Raider in Philippine cinemas Thursday, March 15.
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YOU TUBE: https://youtu.be/ezlBKSKhEcs

VGJ Thunder Wins Galaxy Battles II!

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On Sunday, January 21st, 2018, China’s VGJ.Thunder emerged victorious as the winners of Galaxy Battles II: Emerging Worlds. The team celebrated their win before an electric crowd of 33,000 attendees at the Philippine Arena, in Bulacan. VGJ.Thunder defeated seven other teams and took home USD 200,000.00!   
Galaxy Battles II: Emerging Worlds is the second annual DoTA 2 tournament from Fallout Gaming and Purpose Win Entertainment Limited (PWEL). Fallout Gaming and Purpose Win Entertainment Limited are esports marketing and organizing companies focused on the development of esports and its recognition as a legitimate sport in the Southeast Asia.

BA Gets Winner Status in Media Newser Philippines’ Authoritative List

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Still exuberant after a full year of delivering the news on its 15th year of service to the Filipino American and Filipino Canadian communities across North America, BA was just recently in the news for making it to Media Newser Philippines’ list of 2017 wins.
Media Newser Philippines or MNP is an independent media news website which covers the Philippine television news industry, specifically ABS-CBN News, GMA News, News5, and CNN Philippines.
BA Executive Producer Troy Espera stresses that “while BA’s mission is to empower and connect Filipinos throughout North America through news that affects us here, we know that there’s value to sharing these same stories with viewers in the Philippines.” Espera recognizes the global relevance and impact of the stories they tell on BA. He adds that “anyone back home who catches BA on any of ABS-CBN News’ TV or digital platforms can get a taste of the issues, the struggles, and the triumphs involving our kababayan in this part of the world.

Why Loisa Andalio, Maris Racal, Inigo Pascual, and Chienna Filomeno trust the Vivo brand

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Vivo, a smartphone brand known the world over, introduces its newest brand influencers composed of fresh faces from the local showbusiness scene. Vivo’s latest brand celebrity supporters are all Kapamilya stars from big-time network ABS-CBN, making names and waves in the entertainment arena. The inclusion of the biggest stars in its roster of influencers is proof that Vivo is aggressive in terms of its marketing and PR efforts to further push the brand to the top tier of the choicest smartphone companies. In the Philippines, Vivo places third in the most popular smartphone brand with at least 1.1 million users and 5,200 stores and counting nationwide while globally, Vivo boasts of 200 million users and growing.

"See the Future" in New "Ready Player One" Sizzle Video

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Steven Spielberg brings his trademark storytelling to new heights in the futuristic action-adventure “Ready Player One” – in Philippine cinemas Saturday, March 31.
Watch the newly released sizzle video now titled “See the Future” at the following links:
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YOUTUBE : https://youtu.be/AjFA6Zy33Lk

ABS-CBN TFC, DFA, COMELEC, CFO and OWWA to pursue new global campaigns for overseas Filipinos in 2018 – 2019

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The registration for the 2019 Philippine National elections has gone into full swing and key agencies catering to overseas Filipinos are preparing to launch new global campaigns.  
In relation to this, officers from ABS-CBN The Filipino Channel (TFC), the Department of Foreign Affairs Overseas Voting Secretariat (DFA – OVS), the Commission on Elections Office for Overseas Voting (COMELEC – OFOV), Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO), and Overseas Workers’ Welfare and Administration (OWWA) met this January to work on these campaigns that strengthen Filipino democracy and present a more positive narrative of the global Filipino migration.

"A Wrinkle in Time" Characters Up Close in New Posters

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Chris Pine, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Storm Reid get their own character posters for Walt Disney Pictures' upcoming fantasy adventure A Wrinkle In Time (in Philippine cinemas Mach 7).
Check out the character one-sheets below featuring Pine as Dr. Alex Murry, Mbatha-Raw as Dr. Kate Murry and Reid as their onscreen daughter, Meg.
From visionary director Ava DuVernay comes Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time, an epic adventure based on Madeleine L’Engle’s timeless classic which takes audiences across dimensions of time and space, examining the nature of darkness versus light and, ultimately, the triumph of love. Through one girl’s transformative journey led by three celestial guides, we discover that strength comes from embracing one’s individuality and that the best way to triumph over fear is to travel by one’s own light.
Directed by Emmy-winner and Oscar and Golden Globe-nominee Ava DuVernay from a screenplay by Oscar winner Jennifer Lee based upon the beloved novel by Madeleine L’Engle, A Wrinkle …

Watch New Video for "Call Me By Your Name" Song `Mystery of Love'

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Music artist Sufjan Stevens has shared the music video for “Mystery of Love,” his track written for the critically acclaimed and award-winning love story, Call Me By Your Name.
The video features clips from the film, as well as footage taken at the Museo Archeologico Nazionale of Naples.

For Matt Damon, Idea for "Downsizing" is Larger-Than-Life

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Considered one of the most revered actors in Hollywood today, in terms of talent and box office draw, Matt Damon now stars in Paramount Pictures' new quirky comedy Downsizing, a social satire in which a guy realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself.
The film will be shown exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas (Trinoma, Greenbelt 1) starting January 24.
Downsizing imagines what might happen if, as a solution to over-population, Norwegian scientists discover how to shrink humans to five inches tall and propose a 200-year global transition from big to small.

Dystopian Dramedy, Bittersweet Sci-Fi Adventure in "Downsizing"

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From the Oscar-winning writer-director of The Descendants and Sideways, comes Paramount Pictures' new quirky comedy Downsizing directed by Alexander Payne and starring Matt Damon.
The film will be shown exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas starting January 24.
Downsizing imagines what might happen if, as a solution to over-population, Norwegian scientists discover how to shrink humans to five inches tall and propose a 200-year global transition from big to small.

ABS-CBN Names Olivia De Jesus as New Global COO

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ABS-CBN Corporation, the Philippines’ largest media and entertainment network, has named Olivia De Jesus as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) of ABS-CBN Global Ltd., the organization that oversees all international subsidiaries of ABS-CBN and manages its global flagship brand, TFC (The Filipino Channel).
De Jesus takes over her position from Rafael Lopez who has retired.  Lopez will continue to be engaged by the company as Executive Adviser to the President and CEO of ABS-CBN Corporation.
As COO, De Jesus will provide the leadership and vision necessary to grow the Global business. She will drive strategy formulation and establish initiatives to expand the company’s product lines and markets. She will effectively manage the company’s regional business operations, product management, content creation, support functions and corporate services to ensure that financial strength and operating efficiencies are achieved.

Little Superstars Of America's Got Talent S12

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America’s Got Talent knows that even the tiniest singer or dancer can make the biggest impact.
Now in Season 12, the talent contest has brought to the show some of the youngest and brightest aspirants to capture hearts worldwide. From musical performances to acrobatics, whether solo or part of a crew, these little contenders have no trouble proving themselves just as worthy as the rest of the competition.
Get to know some of these young talents below.

Make way for the OPPO F5 Red! The stylish way to capture the real you

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OPPO Philippines sure knows how to kick off the year with surprises and exciting opportunities for selfie-lovers everywhere. Just when everyone thought that selfies could not get any better, comes the OPPO F5 that’s not only best for capturing real moments, but also stylish and trendy. Just last week, OPPO’s very own influencers were seen flaunting a bright red smartphone on their social media accounts, teasing the public about its upcoming smartphone in fierce red color. And the long wait is over because the much-awaited OPPO F5 Red is now available in the Philippines in all OPPO concept stores nationwide.

Asian Actress on the Verge of Getting Oscar Nom for "Downsizing"

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If her lucky streak continues, Big Little Lies actress Hong Chau is on the cusp of being only the sixth Asian actress ever to be nominated for an Oscar.
And this well-deserved recognition will be for her portrayal of Ngoc Lam, a Vietnamese immigrant who finds herself in a new world against her wishes, in Paramount Pictures' dramedy, Downsizing.

Uncovering the secrets of Vivo’s success in 2017

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There was just no stopping Vivo this 2017. The global smartphone brand proved to be the fastest growing in terms of popularity amongst the young and the hip crowd in the Philippines, settling itself on the third spot in the market beyond brands Apple, Huawei, LG, and Asus. To date, Vivo has at least 1.1 million users and 5,200 stores in the Philippines. 
But before finding fame in the Philippines in early 2016, Vivo has already been named as one of the top 5 global smartphone brands and observed the highest year-over-year growth of 32% in global shipments. Vivo’s success remains unprecedented with 200 million Vivo global users and 19 overseas markets in 2017.

Monique Lhuillier Designs Anastasia Steele's Wedding Gown in "Fifty Shades Freed"

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Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele dons a custom-lace wedding gown and veil by Monique Lhuillier, renowned bridal, ready-to-wear and accessories designer, in Fifty Shades Freed, the all-new installment of the Fifty Shades of Grey series.
Known for her romantic glamour and modern elegance, Monique Lhuillier brilliantly captures Anastasia’s alluring beauty and vulnerability in this design. The long sleeve, off-the-shoulder, dégradé Chantilly-lace tulle-sheath gown—with open illusion back and trail of lace covered buttons—exudes femininity and sophistication. A Cathedral-length tulle veil with appliqués of Chantilly lace adds astonishing glamour for Anastasia’s grand entrance.

"Call Me By Your Name" to Seduce Audiences Jan 22 & 23 in Sneak Previews

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Sony Pictures Classics' Call Me By Your Name, hailed as the Best Picture of 2017 by the L.A. Film Critics, and likely to garner major Oscar nominations next week, will hold special sneak previews exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas on Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 22 & 23.
Rated R-16 With No Cuts by the MTRCB, the coming-of-age drama stars Armie Hammer and Timothee Chalamet (New York Film Critics Best Actor winner for his role) as two men who share a special kind of friendship.

Filipino Artist Wins "Insidious: The Last Key" Alternative Poster Contest

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The Insidious: The Last Key art activation campaign that Blumhouse Productions, the powerhouse studio of blockbuster thrillers (The Purge, Get Out, Split) collaborated with the open-source creative platform Talenthouse, has recently ended with Blumhouse's Jason Blum himself selecting the five winners from participants all over the world.
Among the winning entries is created by Filipino visual artist, Adriann Delmo from Cavite. He is joined in the winners' circle by artists from Peru, Ecuador, Spain and France.

"Jumanji" Roars to a P115.3-M Gross in PH, Opens at No.1

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The Filipino audience embraced the thrills and comedic antics of Columbia Pictures' Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, hurling the comedy adventure to the No.1 spot of the box-office with a 7-day opening weekend of a roaring P115,275,439.
The Dwayne Johnson blockbuster now holds the record for the sixth biggest opening for a Columbia Pictures title, bested only by, in descending order, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Spider-Man 2, The Amazing Spider-Man.

Gleeful Teaser Trailer Arrives for "Teen Titans GO! to the Movies"

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When the Teen Titans go to the big screen, they go big! Watch the official teaser trailer for “Teen Titans GO! to the Movies” that's just been released by Warner Bros. Pictures.
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YouTube: https://youtu.be/N57Zpp7lHQM
“Teen Titans GO! to the Movies” finds our egocentric, wildly satirical Super Heroes in their first feature film extravaganza—a fresh, gleefully clever, kid-appropriately crass and tongue-in-cheek play on the superhero genre, complete with musical numbers.
It seems to the Teens that all the major superheroes out there are starring in their own movies—everyone but the Teen Titans, that is! But de facto leader Robin is determined to remedy the situation, and be seen as a star instead of a sidekick. If only they could get the hottest Hollywood film director to notice them. With a few madcap ideas and a song in their heart, the Teen Titans head to Tinsel Town, certain to pull off their dream. But when t…

Wilson, Helms Go on a Roadtrip in Search of Dad in "Father Figures"

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From the filmmakers behind “The Hangover” comes the new comedy “Father Figures” starring Owen Wilson and Ed Helms as twin brothers whose eccentric mother raised them to believe their father had died when they were young. When they discover this to be a lie, they set out together to find their real father, and end up learning more about their mother than they probably ever wanted to know.

Vivo to showcase newest mobile phone technology at the Consumer Technology Association™ 2018

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Global smartphone brand Vivo is participating in the Consumer Technology Association™ (CES) 2018 where it will showcase the Vivo In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology with its global partner Synaptics. Vivo’s exhibit will feature the brand’s first ready-to-produce smartphone featuring an industry-leading in-display fingerprint sensor supported by Synaptics. The Vivo phone to use this leading technology and its availability will be announced in early 2018.

A lookback at Vivo’s 2017 successful entertainment marketing strategy

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Vivo is a global brand known for its selfie-centric smartphones which represents the brand’s mission of empowering self-expression of the next generation. It features the most advanced technologies, not only to the cameras but to all aspects, from photo shooting to display, helping media-savvy and social media devoted consumers to capture and enjoy their most significant moments. In the Philippines, Vivo places third in the most popular smartphone brand with at least 1.1 million users and 5,200 stores an counting nationwide. On a global scale, there are already about 200 million Vivo users in 2017. Vivo attributes its success to its innovative spirit and topnotch marketing strategy. With all these facts in place, it is no wonder that a lot of today’s most stylish local celebrities chose to support Vivo.

Get Possessed Again by Lin Shaye with "Insidious: The Last Key"

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Dr. Elise Rainier—a brilliant psychic, clairvoyant and demonologist—has spent her life guiding innocents back into the light…and thwarting creatures that have opened unholy doors into eternal darkness.
As a child who could communicate with the dead, she accidentally unleashed something unspeakable into our world, in Columbia Pictures' new horror-thriller Insidious: The Last Key

Celine Dion Announces Live 2018 Tour To Play In Manila

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World-renowned singer Celine Dion has announced she will head overseas this summer with her highly anticipated LIVE 2018 Tour to perform in seven cities across the Asia-Pacific region. Scheduled to kick-off 26 June in Tokyo, the CELINE DION LIVE 2018 Tour will see Celine return to cities she hasn’t performed in for ten years, including Tokyo and Macao, and cities she will perform in for the first time ever, including Singapore, Jakarta, Taipei, Manila and Bangkok.
Tickets for CELINE DION LIVE 2018 in Manila will go on sale to the public beginning 18 January at 10 a.m. Members of TeamCeline will have access to purchase tickets before the public through an advance pre-sale from 16 January to 17 January. The tour is produced by AEG Presents and co-produced by Ovation Productions in Manila.

Sex Comedy "Blockers" Reveals Two Trailers

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Universal Pictures has just unveiled two trailers for its upcoming adult comedy, Blockers, starring John Cena, Leslie Mann and Ike Barinholtz as as a trio of parents who spend prom night trying to stop their teenage kids from having sex.
Check out the trailers at http://youtu.be/iRjMIhBQUD8 and http://youtu.be/eCDlXsOD5aY, and watch Blockers in Philippine cinemas this May 2018.

"Truth or Dare" Teaser Trailer Invites You to Play

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Universal Pictures has released the first trailer for the new Blumhouse horror film, Truth or Dare, co-written and directed by Kick-Ass 2 helmer Jeff Wadlow.
Check out the trailer at http://youtu.be/c0BLsxEIM9w and watch Truth or Dare in Philippine cinemas this 2018.

Celebrate new beginnings with the OPPO F5 Youth now at Php12,990

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OPPO Philippines kicks off 2018 with a price drop announcement of the OPPO F5 Youth. Now priced at Php12,990, everyone can experience the innovative A.I. Beauty Technology for natural selfies with 6” Full screen display for an immersive visual experience. 
“Our OPPO F5 Series is known for its strong value proposition, especially its admirable selfie feature and solid performance. With an OPPO F5 smartphone matching our customers’ needs, we believe our lineup is now more appealing to the market,” said Eason de Guzman, OPPO Philippines’ Public Relations Manager.

The Ultimate Paternity Quest Unfolds in "Father Figures"

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Owen Wilson (“The Grand Budapest Hotel”) and Ed Helms (“We're the Millers”) star in the Warner Bros. comedy “Father Figures,” marking the directorial debut of veteran cinematographer Lawrence Sher (“The Hangover” films).
“Father Figures” will be shown exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas (Trinoma and Greenbelt 1) starting January 17.
Wilson and Helms play Kyle and Peter Reynolds, brothers whose eccentric mother (Glenn Close) raised them to believe their father had died when they were young. When they discover this to be a lie, they set out together to find their real father, and end up learning more about their mother than they probably ever wanted to know.

Beware the "Slender Man" in New Teaser Poster

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Columbia Pictures has just unveiled the teaser poster for its upcoming horror-thriller Slender Man which may be seen below.
In a small town in Massachusetts, four high school girls perform a ritual in an attempt to debunk the lore of Slender Man. When one of the girls goes mysteriously missing, they begin to suspect that she is, in fact, HIS latest victim.
Sylvian White (The Losers) directs the film from a screenplay by David Birke (Elle). Slender Man stars Joey King, Julia Goldani-Telles, Jaz Sinclair, Annalise Basso, and Javier Botet.
In Philippine cinemas 2018, Slender Man is distributed by Columbia Pictures, local office of Sony Pictures Releasing International. #CanYouSeeHim

BAVI opens doors of opportunities to PWDs

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Most companies would think twice about employing Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) when they can hire people who are perfectly able. But for Bounty Agro Ventures Inc. (BAVI), providing work to PWDs also benefits companies and their employees.
BAVI is one of the local companies that have partnered with Unilab Foundation for Project Inclusion, a program that helps PWDs obtain and sustain jobs in an actual work environment, giving them renewed hope and confidence in their talents and abilities.
Aljune Atok suffers from visual impairment, having completely lost sight in his left eye. Despite his condition, the 26-year-old has found work at BAVI and has been a junior programmer in the information systems department for nearly a year.

Superstar Comedian Russell Peters Returns To Asia With The Deported World Tour

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AEG Presents and Ovation Productions are thrilled to announce that global comedy phenom RUSSELL PETERS will bring his DEPORTED WORLD TOUR to MANILA on 10 MARCH 2018 at the Philippine International Convention Center’s Plenary Hall.  
Tickets for the March 10 show priced at P8190, 7135, 6080, 3970, 2910 will go on sale 10 am of January 8 via www.smtickets.com
The show features ALL NEW MATERIAL, plus Peters’ signature interactions with the audience. Peters says, “I love getting to know my audience. It’s a collaboration between us.”  
Peters last toured Asia in 2015 & 2016 to sold out houses. “I’ve been building the new act in clubs across the States over the past year and I’m very happy with it.”

Kendrick Lamar to Curate, Produce "Black Panther: The Album"

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Kendrick Lamar has royalty inside his DNA. Marvel Studios is pumped to announce that Grammy Award-winning artist Kendrick Lamar and Billboard Magazine’s Executive of the Year Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith will curate and produce “Black Panther: The Album” with music from and inspired by the Marvel Studios film “Black Panther.”
Kendrick Lamar and label mate SZA teamed up for lead single “All the Stars” from the upcoming soundtrack.
Listen to the single at http://youtu.be/GfCqMv--ncA now and watch “Black Panther” in Philippine cinemas February 14.

Jollibee celebrates milestone 40th year with anniversary anthem featuring Gary Valenciano and Sarah Geronimo

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Mr. Pure Energy Gary Valenciano and Popstar Royalty Sarah Geronimo join forces for a one-of-a-kind collaboration that capture the joy-filled stories of Filipinos to mark the 40th anniversary of the country’s number one fast food chain.
Entitled ‘Apat na Dekada’, the upbeat and heart-warming song encapsulates four decades of joyful moments shared with generations of Filipinos who have made Jollibee a part of their lives. The song was composed by Thyro Alfaro in collaboration with Jollibee’s creative agency, McCann World Group Philippines.

"Black Panther" Leaps from Page to Screen in New Featurette

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Watch Black Panther go from comic book to the big screen in an all-new special featurette that's just been launched by Marvel Studios.
The video shows producer Kevin Feige explaining what makes the title character such an enchanting and exciting figure, along with director Ryan Coogler and star Chadwick Boseman sharing their take on the comic book creation of Jack Kirby and Stan Lee.

The Moffats Are Back!

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It has been 18 years since, Canada’s Much Music’s Fan Favourite Band of the Year, and hosts of the 2000 Juno Awards, released any new music. But that’s all about to change!
On January 10th, 2018 The Moffatts, will release the first single from their new 6 song EP of the same name “Secrets”. On  January 9, the single will have a world premiere on EasyFM -- 6:15 pm Manila.  People can stream it - http://eazyfm.becteroradio.com
The EP will follow in the footsteps of past Moffatt records, featuring powerful harmonies, infectious rhythmic melodies, and great guitar licks. The EP was recorded and produced by The Moffatts, and the brothers were writers on all songs. The EP will be distributed by BEC TERO MUSIC; a SONY MUSIC affiliate out of Bangkok Thailand.

Kick off your 2018 with a top-rate experience of the best of Filipino cinema!

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“A lavish, absorbing family drama… an elaborate feast of the eyes… Rolando Tinio’s elegantly written lyrics…
Ryan Cayabyab’s affecting soaring score has found its heartbeat” – Oliver Oliveros, Broadway World
“If you’re a fan of #PauloAvelino, I urge you to watch his stellar #AngLarawan.  He doesn’t sing as well as the others, but his acting!
He will be one of the greatest as he continues to grow!” – Lea Salonga, Twitter
“Joanna Ampil, in her first film, has delivered the strongest performance… Her performance at the end of Act 1 alone is heart-rending,

Myx TV Nabs Finalist Nods for “Discovering Routes”, “My Motto: Veterans Edition” at 2018 Cynopsis Short Form Video Awards

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Myx TV, the leading English-language Asian American entertainment network, kicked off 2018 with two finalist nods at the inaugural Cynopsis Short Form Video Awards which recognize outstanding short form content and storytelling across all platforms.  The finalists will be showcased at the Cynopsis Short Form Video Festival & Conference on March 7, 2018 at the SVA Theatre in Chelsea, New York City.