Cinemalaya entry ‘Children of the River’ continues Spears Films’ advocacy of producing movies for and about the youth

Cinemalaya’s Children of the River continues Spears film advocacy of producing movies for and about the youth Jay Manalo plays a soldier off to war in the Cinemalaya film, Children of the River Children of the River is a co-production of Spears Films with GMA Pictures and Luna Studios In today’s cinema landscape of romantic comedies, horror flicks and dramatic pictures, one genre seems to have been overlooked: children’s films. Fewer and fewer movies seem to be made for the education, development and entertainment of …

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IWAS BUWIS-IT: Boy Abunda and James Reid become “taxation” book ambassadors

Boy Abunda, James Reid as “taxation” book ambassadors New Book on Paying Taxes “IWAS BUWIS-IT” Launched The Philippine Tax Whiz Mon Abrea launched his new guide for every taxpayer, “Iwas BUWIS-It,” an interesting read about why people are taxed, how we are taxed, and what kind of taxes have to be settled, published by ABS-CBN Books. “The book is for all of us, for us to be responsible taxpayers, and for us to contribute in nation-building,” said the author. The new book details what kind …

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PH Cinema Celebrates 100 Years in Biggest Int’l Film Festival in Mexico

Philippines has been announced as this year’s Spotlight Country at the 22nd Guanajuato International Film Festival he festival will run from July 19 to 28, 2019 in World Heritage sites Guanajuato and San Miguel de Allende in Mexico The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) will help spearhead the Philippine Spotlight Program and the Philippines’ Guest Country participation at the GIFF in partnership with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), Department of Tourism (DOT), Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), ABS-CBN Films (Star …

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PLDT Home WiFi Launches New Prepaid Load Experience: Bigger Data, Faster Speeds

Filipinos can now enjoy 12GB family-sized data package for only Php199 The PLDT Home WiFi gives school-age kids a competitive edge by empowering them, and their parents, with convenient access to platforms like video tutorials or practice tests The PLDT Home WiFi device is designed specifically for indoor use with its 700MHz frequency so families can enjoy seamless connection anywhere in the home. It can connect up to five devices including phones and laptops Digital services leader PLDT enhances the home internet experience for Filipino …

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PLDT Home Fibr powers up the Binibining Pilipinas Coronation Night

PLDT Home Fibr powers up the Binibining Pilipinas Coronation Night The new Miss Universe Philippines Gazini Ganados received her crown from the reigning Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray  Since 2014, PLDT, through its consumer business group PLDT Home, has been an ardent supporter of the Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc. (BPCI)’s various causes and events, especially the annual pageant A new reign begins for the Binibining (Bb.) Pilipinas as it comes to a close and six new queens have emerged. Gazini Ganados of Talisay, Cebu won …

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Kris Aquino explains to netizen why she never responded to Gretchen Barretto’s tirades

Despite Gretchen Baretto’s tirades and taking the side of Nicko, Kris Aquino defended and considered her still as relative A follower of the former Queen of All Media called Gretchen as mistress She urged her follower to stop calling her second cousin a mistress Gretchen Barreto loudly expressed her support for Nicko Falcis amidst his rift with Kris Aquino in social media. Despite Gretchen’s animosity against Kris Aquino, she still manage to defend and consider her as relative. One of Kris’ followers commented on her …

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Arci Muñoz admits being a ‘sugar mommy’ in her past relationship

Last Fool Show of Arci Muñoz and JM De Guzman is still showing in cinemas. Muñoz is Mayessa, a film director whose experiences in her past relationship became her inspiration for the rom-com movie she has to direct in the film (A film within a film). Muñoz revealed being a ‘sugar mommy’ to her past relationship; but as of now, the actress is happily in a relationship with non-showbiz businessman named Anthony Ng. The romantic-comedy movie Last Fool Show top-billed by Kapamilya stars Arci Muñoz and …

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McCoy de Leon and Elisse Joson to topbill a JP Habac film

McCoy de Leon and Elisse Joson will top-bill their first movie together. JP Habac will direct the movie. The movie will also star Paulo Angeles, Milo Elmido, Jr., Chai Fonacier, Markus Paterson, and veteran actor Bembol Roco. McCoy de Leon and Elisse Joson became one of the rare love teams that star in separate projects as an individual artist. After starring in separate projects, they will also finally star in their own movie together. The movie still has yet to have its title but it will …

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National Collegiate Athletic Association Season ‘93 pit key players from participating schools for the All-Star Games

Quezon City, Philippines (August 31, 2017) — It’s going to be a battle between the celebrated players under the Team Heroes and Team Saints at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Season ‘93 All Star Games, airing live via S + A, with live airing as well on TFC online (www.TFC.tv) on September 1, (Manila time) in key countries worldwide. Part of NCAA’s Season ‘93’s quick break after the first round of games for this period, the day-long friendly matches and exhibitions, featuring the players from the ten basketball teams, will happen at …

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Global Kapamilya Summer of Love, Fun and Extravaganza Wraps Up with a Bang!

DALY CITY, CA, August 22, 2017 – It was 50 years ago, when San Francisco witnessed the cultural celebration dubbed as the Summer of Love. This phenomenon is currently being celebrated around the City by the Bay. According to SFTravel.com, “Throughout 2017, San Francisco will revel in an exhilarating celebration of the most iconic cultural event in its history: the Summer of Love.” The website that provides information for travelers to San Francisco further adds that “nearly 100,00 free-spirited adventurers congregated in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood …

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