By Radel Paredes
American movie stars Vin Diesel and Sarah Jessica Parker, who came to the Philippines recently to endorse their films, were surprised by the warm reception they received from Filipinos. Last year, residents of Manila came to see the filming of The Bourne Legacy in different parts of the metropolis, if only to get a chance to meet some of its cast, take their photos and autographs.
By Norman Bordadora
The widow of the late actor and one-time presidential candidate Fernando Poe Jr. has again endorsed the candidacy of re-electionist Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero.
By Gil C. Cabacungan Jr.
Civil society groups allied with President Benigno Aquino are rolling out the “big guns” from the entertainment industry in its final push for Team PNoy candidates a few days before Election Day.
By Cynthia D. Balana
The Depatment of Social Welfare and Development has strengthened its campaign against human trafficking with the scheduled launching on Friday of “Iligtas Mo Ako” cinema plug during a block-off screening of the “Iron Man” movie.
By Maila Ager
Veteran actress Susan Roces will finally appear in a television advertisement to endorse the senatorial bid of her daughter, Grace Poe.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
“Fetch buckets of water, chop firewood, magmano ka, you have to be respectful,” so said Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago in an interview over Radyo Inquirer when asked what advice she should give Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero who is in the middle of a controversy with the parents of her girlfriend actress Heart Evangelista.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
You can have it back. That’s what filmmaker Marty Syjuco told the Board of Pardons and Parole yesterday (Friday) when he returned the Ani ng Dangal trophy for his documentary “Give Up Tomorrow,” in protest against the body’s decision to deny clemency to the subject of his film.
He had his own style of depicting human relationships in every movie he made. Full of theatrical pieces. Very unique. – Multiawarded filmmaker Brillante Mendoza, hailing the late director Danny Zialcita as one of the industry icons who defined the “glorious days of Philippine movies.” Zialcita died on Sunday at the age of 72.
By Anna Malpas
, Stuart Williams
Russia on Thursday charged a leading Bolshoi dancer with grievous bodily harm after he admitted ordering an assault on the famed ballet troupe’s chief while denying ever planning the use of acid.
By Maila Ager
Singer-actress Sheryl Cruz gave life to otherwise ordinary campaign here of Team PNoy by singing an acapella of her two original songs, “Ikaw ang true love ko” and “Mr. Dream Boy.”
By Ronnel W. Domingo
The Bureau of Internal Revenue is questioning the decision of the Court of Tax Appeals that cleared actress Judy Ann “Juday” Santos of tax deficiency.
The recently concluded Metro Manila Film Festival reaped. P768.8 million in gross ticket sales, 21 percent higher than last year’s box office earnings, according to Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chair Francis Tolentino.
Bloody interrogations like those depicted in Hollywood’s take on the hunt for Osama bin Laden “Zero Dark Thirty” never really happened, according to the former CIA official who ran such programs.