17 BEST BETS | Kapamilya Stars to Look Forward to this 2017

Kapamilya stars have all the reasons to be thankful for the year that was. As for 2017, they hope for a clean slate to start fresh with wishes and goals all set for realization. And as we welcome the new year, new challenges and possibilities await all of us. Just like last year, we’re again making a list of Kapamilya stars to look forward to this new year for we believe these stars deserve spotlight more as they were tapped to do lead and bigger roles to showcase …

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Claudine Barretto portrays a Yolanda victim separated by the tragedy from her husband and kids in “MMK”

After her controversial and talked appearance in “MMK” last year, multi-awarded actress and Philippine television’s Optimum Star Claudine Barretto is back for another must-see performance as she portrays a Yolanda victim separated by the tragedy from her husband and kids. In this special episode, Lorena (Claudine Barretto) and her husband Norberto (Dominic Ochoa) have always strived to build a prosperous family for their children. Through hard work, they were able to put up a successful chicharon, balut, and peanut business. Life seems to be going …

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The Third Party

Star Cinema and TFC@theMovies’ latest offering cuts through as it brings together three of the industry’s biggest stars in a movie that shows that ‘all is fair in love and war’

Quezon City, Philippines (October 15, 2016) – For the first time, Angel Locsin, Sam Milby and Zanjoe Marudo come together in a movie about an unlikely set-up of a love, an old flame and second chances in “The Third Party,” airing in key cities worldwide this October via TFC@theMovies. Graded A by the Cinema Evaluation Board (CEB), “The Third Party” tells the story of Andi (Locsin), a woman who is still not over her ex-boyfriend and high school best friend Max (Milby). After some years, …

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ASAP Girls

Alexa Ilacad, Ylona Garcia, Loisa Andalio, Maris Racal sang Meghan Trainor’s ‘Me Too’

It looks like there’s a new girl group brewing on ABS-CBN’s Sunday noontime show “ASAP.” The combination of fresh, talented and natural performers – can sing and dance girls Alexa Ilacad, Ylona Garcia, Loisa Andalio, and Maris Racal is just perfect for a new girl group, the last I know is the “ASAP It Girls” and that was so long ago already. The four girls performed Meghan Trainor’s ‘Me Too’ yesterday.…

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Maris Racal takes rags to riches role on “MMK”

Maris Racal returns to “MMK” to portray the story of a spoiled daughter whose family lost their wealth following her father’s demise this Saturday (Aug 20). Siblings Analyn (Maris Racal) and Allan (Alchris Galura) were born to wealthy couple Sulpicio (Cris Villanueva) and Luzminda (Aleck Bovick). Throughout her childhood, Analyn lived a comfortable lifestlyle as Sulpicio readily provided for his family. However, Luzminda suffered from epilepsy and was solely dependent on Sulpicio. What made matters worse was that Sulpicio hid his own medical condition which …

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Mother’s plea to spare life of daughter held hostage in “MMK”

Alessandra de Rossi returns to television as a mother who pleads for the life of her daughter who was held hostage by her husband in an intense “MMK” episode this Saturday (July 16). As a child, Emily (Alessandra) went through the difficult experience of being abandoned by her father. Having no father to look up to while growing up, Emily promised herself that she will not let her children suffer the same fate. However, after Emily gives birth to her first child Cheska (Xyriel Manabat), …

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Melai Cantiveros, Carlo Aquino and Pokwang

Cast of “We Will Survive” goes to SM Trece Martires this Sunday

Caviteños are in for a huge treat as the cast of Kapamilya afternoon series “We Will Survive” goes to SM Trece Martires this Sunday (May 15) at 5pm. Bond and party with Melai Cantiveros, Carlo Aquino, Jeric Raval, Josh De Guzman, Bea Saw, Regine Angeles, Maris Racal, and the rest of the cast as they perform and thank the show’s fans for their love and unwavering support. Meanwhile, as the story continues, an emotional encounter between Wilma (Pokwang) and Maricel (Melai Cantiveros) ensued as the …

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PokLai We Will Survive

Pokwang and Melai Cantiveros team-up for the first time to show beauty of friendship in “We Will Survive”

Comediennes Pokwang and Melai Cantiveros will team up for the first time to show viewers the beauty of life and friendship in ABS-CBN’s newest primetime teleserye “We Will Survive,” which starts airing on Monday (February 29). Pokwang and Melai will portray two childhood friends who grew up in Bicol who, despite having different personalities, are brought together by life’s unfair certainties and painful experiences. It will be produced by the team behind feel-good dramas “Be Careful With My Heart,” “Dream Dad,” and “Ningning” – all …

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Maris Racal and Manolo Pedrosa will star in a unique love story in MMK this Saturday_03

Maris Racal and Manolo Pedrosa to star in MMK

Kapamilya teen stars Maris Racal and Manolo Pedrosa will star in a one-of-a-kind love story in ABS-CBN’s “Maalaala Mo Kaya” (MMK) this Saturday, August 22, 2015. In that episode, Maris portrays Zyra, a teenager who has a lot of bad experiences in love. On entering  college, Zyra hopes to find the man of her dreams when she meets Arnie (Manolo), her schoolmate who is openly gay. As their friendship grows, Arnie shocks everyone when he admits he has feelings for Zyra. What will the two do …

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MOVIE REVIEW: “Stars Versus Me” isn’t really terrible but it lacks the capable script it needs

One would right away fall in love with “Stars Versus Me’s” intriguing and relatable premise, but it is also highly possible to immediately fall out, once the movie’s vapid and unfocused proceedings, begin. Unlike its contemporaries, “Stars Versus Me” mines its ideas on a less utilized, but interesting subject: horoscopes. Such idea has an immediate relatable appeal, given how most Filipinos are too adherent to superstitions and traditional beliefs. But the film’s storytelling isn’t just capable to realize the subject’s full capacity. The real problem …

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