Tower of Power in Manila with Dennis Lambert & Kalapana!

The much-awaited Manila performance of Tower Of Power is finally happening September 7, 2018 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum to be mounted by Ovation Productions. The triple bill event also features Dennis Lambert and Kalapana.

Tower's musical odyssey actually began in 1968 when Emilio Castillo met Stephen "Doc" Kupka in July of that year. When Doc auditioned during a band rehearsal at Emilio's house, Emilio's father called him into the kitchen and offered the following advice: "Hire that guy, he's got something." This was how Doc and his signature baritone sax came to be a major part of the band’s sound, and on August 13, 1968, Tower of Power, as we know them today, began playing gigs, and soon became very well known in the area.

Many other bands came out of the San Francisco Bay area in the late 60's. Bands like The Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Santana, Journey, and others all helped to define the "San Francisco Sound." Tower of Power has always claimed Oakland, California as their hometown, playing area venues and making a name for themselves.

Victor Magtanggol - Surprisingly Not A Rip-Off, But Wait!

The very controversial new fantasy series of GMA came with a lot of raised eyebrows the moment they revealed that the newest superhero will have Norse Mythology and looks very familiar to Marvel's Thor. And with the main weapon for the series is the Mjölnir, many say that it is a rip-off of the mythological franchise.

With a story based on a foreign mythology and a established comic icon, Victor Magtanggol would really need a lot of explanation to prove its worth on prime time. This series also brings back Alden Richards at the prime block since "Destined To Be Yours" which I think was too rushed. But Magtanggol has been planned for a long time, and may have gone with the production code "Mitho". Now its out after replacing the zombie-serye "The Cure", will Magtanggol be the fantaserye it was made to be or will its elements confirm a rip-off?

Christian Bables in a Collaborative Movie with Direk Chito Roño: Signal Rock

Christian Bables is excited in his upcoming movie, Signal Rock, his first collaboration with Direk Chito Roño. It was a dream come true for him to be working with the A-list director.  

He is all praises of Direk Chito. “Ipapakita at ipaparamdam talaga niya sa iyo kung gaano ka niya pinapahalagahan bilang isang aktor at kaibigan basta ipakita mong you deserve his admiration and trust. I will forever be grateful to him. I worked so hard noong makapasa ako sa audition. I put myself into my character’s shoes so I would know kung anong emosyon ang aking paghuhugutan. I imagined my character - the way he speaks, walks, how he closes his eyes – para mabigyan ko ng magandang interpretation ang role ko. I have to be on my toes kasi andyan sina Direk Chito and the staff."

Home Credit Philippines Celebrates With Their 3 Millionth Customer

L-R: HCPH Sales Associate Mayeth Valencia,
HCPH CEO Annica Witschard, 3 millionth customer
 Virginia Dela Torre and husband Almer,
HCPH Chief Marketing and Product Officer
Franchette Chingcuanco-Cardona
Even just a few years in the Philippines, Home Credit has established a lot of milestones and provided millions of loans to Filipinos, yes as in millions. And recently, they just hit the 3 Million mark and surprised the customer on-site with treats and prizes.

Home Credit has been known to many Filipinos as a loan partner that helps them in obtaining appliances and gadgets with a minimal down payment and flexible loan terms which are very affordable and convenient to pay. I got my phone via Home Credit when I needed a good phone camera for work.

Now they are celebrating another milestone this year as they hit the 3 Million mark.  They made their first million customer back in May 2017, and it was not long when they hit two million and just this July is where they hit 3 and they wanted to make it memorable.

Gina Lopez Names 8 Finalists Of The "Quest For Love"

Eight communities will get to jump start their own projects to help uplift the lives of their people throgh "The Quest For Love," a nationwide search that will soon air o ABS-CBN's "G Diaries" by Gina Lopez.

Launched last March, "The Quest For Love" is a project of the Investments in Loving Organizations for Village Economies (ILOVE) Foundation founded by Gina. It Aims to promote widespread social and environmental development by providing communities with financial and technical support to start their own social enterprises.

Gina introduced the top eight finalists of the search in a press conference on Thursday (July 19) at ABS-CBN's Dolphy Theater attended by Air Asia President Maan Hontiveros, Megawide Corporate Foundation, Inc. Chief Operating Officer Shiela Lynn Nawata, Globe Telecome, Inc. Senior Vice President Yolanda Crisanto, Forrest Foundation Philippines Executive Director Atty., Andres Canivel, Richprime Global Inc. President Myrna Yao, and IISA founder adna CEO Jen Villoria.

Kygo To Perform In Manila

The hottest electronic dance musician in the world will finally play on the Manila stage on October 25 as part of his Kids In Love World Tour. His latest song Born to Be Yours with Imagine Dragons has been a consistent No.1 on iTunes for over five consecutive weeks.

Kygo is a world-renowned Norwegian producer, songwriter, DJ and music marvel who has turned himself into an international sensation in a span of three short years. He was crowned Spotify’s Breakout Artist of 2015, as songs including “Firestone (feat. Conrad Sewell)” and “Stole The Show (feat. Parson James),” which was certified gold or platinum in sixteen countries, helped him become the fastest artist in history to reach 1 billion streams on Spotify. Kygo’s first album, Cloud Nine, debuted at #1 on iTunes Dance Albums Chart and at #1 on Nielsen Soundscan’s Electronic Albums chart. The album received tons of positive attention from critics, one of which was Rolling Stone who called it “unfailingly gorgeous.” Kygo made his U.S. television debut on The Late Late Show with James Corden where he performed an acoustic version of “Stole The Show (feat. Parson James).” He has since booked several high-profile gigs such as Good Morning America, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and The Ellen DeGeneres Show. 

Netflix Heroes For Day 2 of Asia Pop Comicon!

Day 2 of APCC is the most anticipated day as it will be the most activity-filled day of the convention. And like the first day, fan favorite areas were the highlight. One of them is Netflix area which the stars of Luke Cage and Iron Fist graced the stage there to do poster signing. 

This was the day of the Hall N (Netflix) where they had several panels for the afternoon. The first one was Netflix ♡ Anime which featured the Showrunners of Castlevania that will have a second season soon. Before they left, they also shared the world premiere of the second season trailer. There was also a brief appearance of Aggretsuko who danced to heavy metal music true to her character and also waiting a new season soon.

Vivo X21 is an eyecatcher at the Mobile Fest 2018

Alora Uy Guerrero of Revu and Mark Macanas of TechPinas
 had nothing but praises for Vivo X21.
Global smartphone brand Vivo has made a good impression on tech enthusiasts at the SM Cyberzone’s Mobile Fest 2018. 

To explain all the goods on Vivo’s latest flagship smartphone—the X21, the brand tapped respected tech experts Mark Macanas of TechPinas and Alora Uy Guerrero of Revu. 

The experts discussed Vivo X21’s unlocking technologies, dual rear camera, AI Selfie Camera, AI Game Mode, Hi-Fi, performance, and design. 

IMAX at SM Cinema Intensifies the Thrilling Action in Mission: Impossible – Fallout!

Experience heart-pounding and exploding action in SM Cinema and IMAX theatres together with the IMF’s best spy, Ethan Hunt, as he comes back with his team for Mission: Impossible - Fallout. 

After capturing Solomon Lane, the IMF team led by Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) joined forces with CIA assassin August Walker (Henry Cavill) for another impossible mission to take, prevent massive nuclear attacks on Vatican, Jerusalem and Mecca, Saudi Arabia from a group of terrorists known as the Apostles. 

Top Celeb Athletes Recognized At The 1st URCC Hall Of Fame Awards

The country’s top celebrity athletes will be honored at the first Universal Reality Combat Championship (URCC) Hall of Fame Awards, to be held on July 31 at the Samsung Hall of SM Aura, Bonifacio Global City.

Among the awardees are Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez (Fencing), Makati 1st District Rep. Monsour del Rosario (Taekwondo), Senator Miguel Zubiri (Arnis) and eleven-time world boxing champion Senator Manny Pacquiao (Boxing).

Baron Geisler and Kiko Matos, who made headlines with their impromptu cage match last June 25, 2016, also earned a citation as the URCC’s first celebrity fight.

The URCC played a key role in popularizing mixed martial arts (MMA) in the Philippines, kicking off its inaugural event at the Casino Filipino Ampitheater in Paranaque City on November 23, 2002.

The search for the next ABS-CBN MOR Global Pop Icon flies to South Korea

It’s now global Filipinos in South Korea’s time to shine! 

After being floored with the amazing talents from Taiwan this summer, the search for the talented overseas Filipinos moves forward with “MOR Global Pop Icon in Korea”, with the auditions kicking off on July 29 at the Hyehwadong Church in Seoul, South Korea.

“MOR Global Pop Icon” is a singing competition organized by ABS-CBN, the largest and leading Filipino-owned media and entertainment company, MOR 101.9 For Life!, the corporation’s official FM radio arm in Mega Manila and delivered overseas by The Filipino Channel, the flagship brand of the ABS-CBN subsidiary, ABS-CBN Global

Recognizing the need to provide a platform for the talented Filipino singers, the competition aims to discover amateur singing talents and empower the overseas Filipinos by letting their talents shine before the world.

Ria Atayde and Joseph Marco Opens LAB by Eyebrowery!

Ria Atayde, Joseph Marco and Klarisse Tabao.
One great move for celebrities is to have their own business that they can look forward to. And this is what Ria Atayde and Joseph Marco had in mind when they launched their partnership with the launch of LAB by Eyebrowdery at Ayala Malls Feliz in Marikina City. Ria and Marco are still active in showbiz and have projects with the Kapamilya network, though they went with a unusual yet trending venture of cosmetic services rather than the usual food and fashion.

Legendary Animator Headlines Disney's "Hall D" at APCC, Touts Latest Film "Ralph Breaks the Internet"

Legendary Disney animator Mark Henn flew-in to town to spearhead and serve as the main attraction in Disney’s first-ever `Hall D’ in Asia through AsiaPOP Comicon scheduled at SMX Mall of Asia on Sunday, July 29.

“It’s an incredible honor to be part of Disney’s first-ever `Hall D’ in Asia, and I’m as excited as ever to meet and engage with Disney fans in the Philippines,” said Henn who’s a first-time visitor to the country.

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Get IELTS Certified With The British Council Philippines!

A world-class English language training centre for every Filipino 

For  many  Filipinos,  a  life  abroad  is  a  life  brimming  with  possibilities,  and  dreams  of studying,  working,  and  living  in  another  country  are  dreams  worth  chasing.  To  make these  a  reality,  one  of the  requirements  is  taking a  language assessment  test  to prove they  can  speak  the  language  used  in  the  country  they  want  to  go  to.  For  English- speaking  countries,  this  means  taking  tests  like  the  International  English  Language Testing System (IELTS) test. 

Red Things Take Over APCC Day One!

I'm so happy to be back in APCC for this year and I thought I would miss day one because of schedules. But even with just some brief hours, I was able to roam around the SMX Convention Center where APCC became its home since year 2. Now aiming for more bigger and immersive experience, they brought in Neflix stars from the series Finn Jones (Iron Fist) , Mike Colter (Luke Cage), and Tye Sheridan (Wade Watts). But their appearance will happen on Saturday.

The highlight of the day was the long line at Filbar's for the Exclusive Jollibee Funko Pop which is a limited edition piece. Fans of the bee started at noon which eventually became very long yet quite expected from a exclusive piece. Customers are only allowed maximum of 2 pieces per purchase. The Funko Pop is sold for P650 and will also be available in Jollibee stores in August.

TFC Store Hosts TGIF Photo Op Sessions With Pia Wurtzbach and Daniel Matsunaga

The TFC Store in Daly City, California continues to animate early Friday evenings with creative community events that excite TFC employees, fans and neighborhood folks.

Just last Friday, the TFC Store, in partnership with O Skin Med Spa, brought ABS-CBN stars Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach and actor-model Daniel Matsunaga for Photo Op sessions at the TFC Studio.  The TFC Store was also transformed into a veritable pop-up spa with the O Skin Med Spa team offering beauty treatments like facials to visitors.

Exclusive Globe At Home plans now available to new DMCI condo owners

Having a reliable, high-speed internet connection is almost as important as having utilities like water and electricity which are basic needs in a typical Filipino home. Unfortunately, individuals and families who are about to move into their new homes are so busy that they may not have the time to drop by an internet provider’s store to apply for a subscription.

Globe At Home understands this struggle and has found a way to make things more convenient for their customers together with their new partner, DMCI Homes. Now, new condominium owners of DMCI Homes won’t have to brace traffic and long queues as they will have the option to apply for Globe At Home's exclusive broadband plan during the turnover of their units. This new collaboration aims to make Globe At Home subscription applications easier than ever.

Teaching Teachers through Technology

Today’s generation grew up in the age of technology that it has become a natural tool for learning. While traditional methods equip students with the knowledge they need, the use of technology enables students to apply what they’ve learned in a real-world setting. However, more than how technology has transformed learning, the bigger challenge is how educators today who are less tech-savvy than their students can maximize the potential of technology in the classroom.

Superhero Films Get Skewered When "Teen Titans GO! To the Movies"

When teeny Teen Titan Robin learns that the story of Batman’s greatest ally and best friend in the whole world is coming to the big screen, and it is not about him—and that Hollywood is making movies about every superhero but him—he declares, “It’s time they make one about me!”

But then he’s hit with the cold, hard truth: Hollywood only makes movies about real superheroes.  “Why don’t they take us seriously?” the boy wonders.

Sharon Cuneta Celebrates 40 Years with Concert and Other Mega Projects

It is truly rare for artists to reach certain number of years in the very competitive industry of showbiz, and Sharon Cuneta is one of them. Known as the "Megastar," she showed her Mega-talents in many way which indeed earned her rightful title in showbiz. She will be celebrating her 40th year and she wants to make it monumental.

I was not even born when she started her career, but she is still very relevant and active as a great singer, mentor, and actress with recent projects like the blockbuster "Unexpectedly Yours," and Kapamilya shows like "The Voice Teens," and "Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids." She is also seen in many commercials like Petron, McDonald's, Magnolia 3-Way Chicken, and Lucky Me recently.

Aiai Delas Alas Now On Her 4th Year As Hobe Noodles Endorser

Aiai Delas Alas has recently renewed her contract as the endorser of Hobe Noodles.  Her partnership with the brand grew a lot and proved her worth as sales grew for Hobe and expanded their flavors and variants. CEO of Hobe Noodles Bobby Co is definitely happy with their partnership with Aiai.

Within the 4 years, they have expanded into many marketing platforms like billboards, posters, and recently a Television commercial which is a first in the brand. From her being a hands-on mom, now newly married to Gerald Sibayan, she also reprises her role as a housewife along with many projects she is working today.

Why You Should Add Health in Your Calendar

Healthcare is now more than just curing diseases. Medical practitioners have a new and more comprehensive approach when it comes to treating their patients. 

According to Dr. Lizbeth Sto. Tomas, a Wellness Doctor of Internal Medicine at The Medical City Clark, “Health is simply the absence of any physical sickness. Wellness, meanwhile, is a more encompassing concept that is rooted in a person’s overall lifestyle.” The Medical City Clark’s Executive Check-up program focuses on giving solutions that aim to improve their patients’ overall wellness, one that is preventive, promotive, proactive, and personalized. 

Taiwan Excellence Basketball Camp Brought Pinoys' Love For Sports and Taiwanese Innovation

We love doing what we love, this is true with the Filipinos' passion for the Basketball sport, this passion is also true with the Taiwanese and their quest for better innovation in the products. And bringing them together would indeed be a great place to see real passion in real life. This came true with the  Taiwan Excellence Basketball Camp  held at the Mall of Asia Music Hall with an intense 3-on-3 Hoop Challenge, top-notch innovations from Taiwan Excellence, and PBA stars.

Mission: Impossible - Fallout -- Intense Action From Many Heights

It is already the 6th time Tom Cruise played the international spy Ethan Hunt and the question is always what is new for the latest franchise of the espionage flick. It turns out that there are still more to look forward to. Mission: Impossible - Fallout

Ethan Hunt is at it again after so many complications with his organization, the IMF. Also got into more international turmoil with Rouge Nation, now gets entangled with the CIA for a mission that also rocks his personal life. The dilemma now for this film is the rise of the so called "Apostles" who will avenge the capture of their leader Solomon Lane who was the main villain in the last movie.

This time is also the introduction of Henry Cavil as August Walker who works with the CIA and is ordered to be with Hunt all the time. And this role is the reason why Cavil kept his mustache which was edited out in Justice League. But even with the scruff look, he made a good impression with his skills in combat, and espionage.

Asian American International Film Festival to screen Cinematografo Original “Bitter Melon” in New York

The Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF) -- proudly known as "The First Home to Asian American Cinema” – kicks off this week its 41st annual festival in New York City, starting from July 25 to August 4, 2018.  Acclaimed Filipino American director-screenwriter H.P. Mendoza’s Bitter Melon, a film project chosen last year for funding and support under Cinematografo Originals, is an official selection and will be shown by AAIFF at the prestigious Asia Society on Park Avenue on August 4.

Bitter Melon has been doing the festival route since debuting as a work in progress at the 2017 Cinematografo International Film Festival in San Francisco.  It had its world premiere as a centerpiece film at CAAMFest in San Francisco in May, followed by a screening as a narrative feature in Outfest Los Angeles this July, before going to the East Coast for AAIFF in August.

Monsters Lurking In The Deep: Real-life sea creatures have long captured the imagination

The marine world continues to be a source of folklore given that a whopping 95 percent of the planet’s oceans remain unexplored, according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Unsurprisingly then, many creatures living beneath the waves have inspired monstrous fantasies, from the kraken mentioned in Herman Melville’s 1851 novel Moby-Dick, to the Leviathan of biblical scripture.

APCC Manila 2018 Brings Stellar Guest and Exhibitor Lineup to Filipino Fans!

Enter a universe of awesomeness with the offerings of AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2018, happening on July 27 to 29 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.
Coming to the epic convention are celebrities Osric Chau (Supernatural series), Finn Jones (Marvel's Iron Fist), Mike Colter (Marvel's Luke Cage), and Tye Sheridan (X-Men: Apocalypse, Ready Player One).
Accompanying them are a bunch of amazing interactive exhibits. There’s Marvel with Hall M, the legendary event that has been responsible for bringing exclusive trailers of blockbusters such as Captain America Civil War, Doctor Strange, Thor: Ragnarok, and Black Panther to Filipino fans for four years now. Then enter Netflix with Hall N, a showcase of set recreations from hits such as Riverdale, Orange is the New Black, Marvel's The Defenders, and Stranger things, along with previews of their latest series and a panel discussion with some of its stars. Completing the immersive experience is Disney with an all-new Hall D, which promises to bring even more never-before-seen content to the eyes, ears, and hearts of fans from all over.

Memorable Human Characters in Disney's "Christopher Robin"

Get to know the human characters who encounter Winnie the Pooh and friends in London straight out of Hundred Acre Wood, in the heartwarming live action adventure Disney’s “Christopher Robin.”

The film stars Golden Globe winner Ewan McGregor as Christopher Robin; Golden Globe nominee Hayley Atwell as his wife Evelyn; Bronte Carmichael as his daughter Madeline; and Emmy® winner Mark Gatiss as Keith Winslow, Robin’s boss.

Acer Day 2018 Brings Popular Music Idols like Moira and IV of Spades To Play Music Together!

Last year's Acer Day was one incredible day of something unexpected but really fun. They converted the Glorietta Activity Center into a giant ball pit with music and games. This year, they come back to Glorietta, this time to "Play Music Together" with the popular music and dance artists of today like G Force Moira, and IV of Spades.

Acer Day started last year in 14 countries across Pan-Asia Pacific. This year, the celebration grows as 20 countries in the region join in on the fun. Aside from the Philippines, Acer Day 2018 will be kicking off in Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. 

Globe intensifies disaster preparedness campaign

Globe Business Continuity Management team visits MMDA
 Chairman Danilo Lim to discuss support for the upcoming
Metro Manila Metrowide Shake Drill
Its #GlobeREADY program is in preparation for the upcoming metro-wide earthquake drill 

Globe Telecom continues to strengthen its #GlobeREADY campaign. The company will join the Metro Manila Metrowide Shake Drill this month, in line with its effort to fortify awareness of business continuity management and build resilience against calamities.

The drill will be led by the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), and  local government units in coordination with the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).

Bell Films Releases Action-Packed Teaser Trailer For Debut Film "Kontradiksyon"

Jake Cuenca as Alexis in Kontradiksyon
After it's successful grand relaunch concert The Next Attraction held last June 30, 2018, Bell Films (Universal Records Philippines' film production arm) officially releases the teaser trailer for their debut film 'Kontradiksyon' (a play on the words Kontra and Adiksyon) 

From Palanca Award-winning writer-director Njel de Mesa (writer of critically-acclaimed film Respeto and the film Subtext) comes this action-packed film that tackles the controversial war against drugs in the Philippines. Through the film, audiences will have the chance to see the various aspects and opposing views of the big issues in the country.

Coming into the successful launch of Piip Mobile, we are glad to share exciting news for you!

Piip have now gone beyond shopping and merchants deals and is transitioning into F&B and entertainment!

With that in mind, we would like to kindly share with you PIIP mobile's press release entitled, "Shop and talk at a Piip of a button".  Here's a short except:

Mobile applications have been introduced and designed to make the world closer to our fingertips. We have apps that make communication with someone from across the globe and in a different timezone easier. We also have apps that help us organize schedules, keep track of our fitness goals, and send us the latest updates may it in news or promotions. But most importantly, we now have apps that bring us one of our basic needs as human beings -- food! 

Watch the First Trailer of Supernatural Thriller "Overlord"

Paramount Pictures has just revealed the first trailer for its new supernatural thriller Overlord, opening in Philippine cinemas later this year. Watch the teaser trailer now!

Tom Cruise Rides Higher Than Ever in "Mission: Impossible - Fallout"

Over the past two decades, Tom Cruise has produced, starred in and performed in the most mind-blowing stunts in the Mission: Impossible films, a global cultural phenomenon that has grossed more than $2.8 billion worldwide, making it one of the most successful franchises in movie history.

Now he returns for a sixth film in his role as Impossible Missions Force (IMF) team leader Ethan Hunt in Mission: Impossible – Fallout (in Philippine cinemas July 25).

Winnie the Pooh and Friends Get Their Own Character Posters for Disney's "Christopher Robin"

The lovable residents of Hundred Acre Wood get out of the forest and into the city in Disney’s new family adventure, “Christopher Robin.” 

Take your first look at the brand new character posters of Winnie The Pooh and his friends in the newly-released one-sheet artworks from Disney.

Christopher Robin’s best friend, WINNIE THE POOH (Jim Cummings), is a cuddly, slightly-worn teddy bear full of optimism whose tummy is often rumbly. Pooh delivers simple thoughts on life which turn out to be surprisingly profound.

GetGo introduces revamped website, makes availing of free flights as easy as 1-2-3

GetGo, the lifestyle rewards program of Cebu Pacific, makes every member’s dream of flying for free, faster than ever, as it introduces a newly-improved website that makes availing of free flights as easy as 1, 2, click!

The newly-designed GetGo website ( offers a better and faster online experience as it boasts of a fresh look and four new functions that complement the goal of GetGo to provide its members with the best and most convenient travel and lifestyle benefits.

10 Reasons Why You Should Check Out Shopee’s Lifestyle Week

Work and play smart with up to 90% off products from Home Appliances, Home and Living, Motoring, Sports and Travel, and more!

Live your life to the fullest as Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, brings you its most-awaited sale on lifestyle products at Shopee’s Lifestyle Week! From July 23 to 29, you can expect dozens of hot deals, exclusive bundles, and discounts up to 90% off at your favorite Shopee official stores like Robinsons Appliances, Bosch Philippines , Fukuda, World Balance, Eureka Appliances, Artsy Palace, Below SRP, Tigernu Philippines, RXR, and many more! 

Here are top 10 reasons why you should definitely check out Shopee’s Lifestyle Week:

Disney and Marvel to Showcase Exclusive Content at AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2018

Fans are in for a treat with APCC-exclusive Disney and Marvel experiences

Two exclusive premium content showcases are definitely better than one. Content and entertainment giant, The Walt Disney Company, brings AsiaPOP Comicon exclusives to its fans on July 27 to 29! From access to the first-ever ‘Hall D’ in Asia and ‘Hall M’, an immersive experience at the Marvel booth, to the latest in merchandise and collectibles, fans are definitely in for a treat with a celebration of their love for Disney and Marvel!

"We have a lot of great surprises lined up for fans, both old and new ones. Over the years we have built a strong strategic partnership with Marvel in showcasing exclusive content from their movies, TV, animations, comics and merchandise through a platform christened as ‘Hall M.’ Now it is great to have the parent company, The Walt Disney Company, showcase exclusive content and experiences from the rest of its franchises,” said Abdulla Mahmood, Al Ahli Holding Group Marketing and International Business Director.

Amanda Seyfried, Dominic Cooper Reunite in "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again"

Engaged lovers in the first Mamma Mia! The Movie, Amanda Seyfried and Dominic Cooper reprise their roles as Sophie and Sky in Universal Pictures’ new romantic musical, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.

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Kickstart-up Communications Agency Ascends into the Big League! ComCo Southeast Asia Hits 2nd Year with 13 Quill Awards and Agency of the Year Nomination,

The ComCo Squadron, dressed in its official brand color imperial purple,
takes center stage in the recently held 16th IABC Philippine Quill Awards.
Fresh off the heels of the 16th IABC Philippine Quill Awards, fast-rising and award-winning communications agency ComCo Southeast Asia has made a mark on the communications scene in a short span of two years since its launch in 2016. The past year has been a monumental one for the budding agency filled with new recognitions, new collaborations, and even a new headquarters! All of this is possible through ComCo SEA’s three agency thrusts, instilled in everything they do: Igniting Brand love, Igniting Social Change, and Igniting Talent.  

Women Assert Their Power in "Mission: Impossible - Fallout"

Paramount Pictures’ new epic action adventure Mission: Impossible – Fallout features four powerful female characters played by four formidable actresses: with Michelle Monaghan returning, the cast also includes Rebecca Ferguson, Angela Bassett and Vanessa Kirby.

At the beginning of each of his collaborations with Tom Cruise, director Christopher McQuarrie poses a question. “I ask him, ‘What do you want from this story? What’s one thing you want to do?’ This time Tom said, ‘I want to tie up the story of Julia. People are still asking me about Julia.’  So, we began with that.”

"The Grinch" is Out to Steal Christmas in New Trailer

For a cynical grump, it’s never too early to be annoyed at Christmas.  Watch the brand new trailer of Universal Pictures and Illumination’s upcoming animated comedy The Grinch starring Benedict Cumberbatch.

About The Grinch 

For their eighth fully animated feature, Illumination and Universal Pictures present The Grinch, based on Dr. Seuss’ beloved holiday classic.  

The Grinch tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl’s generous holiday spirit.  Funny, heartwarming and visually stunning, it’s a universal story about the spirit of Christmas and the indomitable power of optimism.

Bringing the Costumes to Life on "Ant-Man and The Wasp"

Clothes may make the man, but an extraordinary suit makes for a spectacular Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man and The Wasp.” These two unique heroes need very unique suits—shrinking and growing means movability is a factor—and it needs to look good no matter what size realm you reside in.

Head of Specialty Costume Ivo Coveney worked on the first Marvel Studios’ “Ant Man,” and found the experience so rewarding, he was happy to come back for “Ant-man and The Wasp.”

1st Fil-Global Immigration Expo Opens Exciting Opportunities

Fil-Global Immigration Services has been in the industry of providing opportunities for work, live, and study in various countries especially in places like Europe, Canada, US, Australia and New Zealand. As a one-stop shop for immigration requirements and assistance, they make sure that it lessens the hassle of going to so many processes which either delays or dismisses the opportunities abroad. Recently they had their first Fil-Global Expo that brings together brands and customers into one venue.

Among the exhibitors were 9.0 Niners IELTS Center, Security Bank, Universidad Catolica De Murcia, Niagra College Canada, Acsenda School of Management, and International College of Advance Education, JVB Travel and Tours, Pacific Cross, Queensford College, Southern Cross University, Cornell University, Arbutus College, Pearson College, and Regus. Most of them are schools with staff that will assist applicants with their inquiries and processing.

Still/Born, Winner of SCARIEST FILM AWARD Hits Ph Theaters This August

At The Overlook Film Festival that celebrates all things horror, thriller/horror film Still/Born won the “Scariest Film” upon its world premiere. Directed by Brandon Christensen, Still/Born tells the story of the perfectly happy life of newlyweds Mary (Christie Burke) and Jack (Jesse Moss) until they lose one of their twins at childbirth. The plot thickens when Mary develops psychosis after learning of a demon, “Lamashtu” who preys on newborns and their mothers. 

Manining Miclat Art Awards 2018: Deadline For Submission Of Entries Extended Up to July 31

The Maningning Miclat Art Foundation, Inc. (MMAFI), in cooperation with District Gallery and Far Eastern University, is pleased to announce the extension of submission of Online Entries to the 2018 Maningning Art Competition to July 31, 2018.

Entries must be submitted to Image file of the entry must be high-quality, high-definition, and in JPG format. Artist name, title, dimension, medium, and year of the artwork must be included. Passport photo, biodata, birth certificate, and entry form must be attached in email. 

Outfest Los Angeles Kicks Off on July 12; Filipino American Entry and Cinematografo Original “Bitter Melon” to Screen on July 13

Outfest Los Angeles -- the oldest film festival in Los Angeles and considered the preeminent LGBTQ film festival in the world – kicks off on July 12 a full 11 days of not to be missed world-class films, panels and parties.  One of the more than 150 feature and short films to be shown to an audience of more than 40,000 people is Bitter Melon, a film project chosen last year for funding and support under Cinematografo Originals.

Bitter Melon is the third feature film that filmmaker H.P. Mendoza directed (Fruit Fly, I Am a Ghost). The film had its world premiere at the CAAMFest in San Francisco last May. Dennis Harvey of Variety has described it as “invigorating” and Mendoza’s “best directorial feature to date.”  KGO Radio praised it as “a rare and wonderful movie.”  Tim Sika of the San Francisco Film Critics Circle hailed it as “an indie masterpiece.”