'Happy news'

December 28, 2018
PERO kung may malulungkot na mga pangyayari at balita sa showbiz nitong 2018, marami ring masasayang pangyayari. Bago tumulak patungong U.K. ang Kapuso singer-actress na si Aicelle Santos para sa “Miss Saigon” tour in U.K. ay nag-propose sa kanya ang kasintahan niyang TV journalist at dating GMA news reporter na si Mark Zambrano nung March 7. The tour will last for a year kaya malamang na sa 2019 na magpakasal ang dalawa.

The sad truth about the Christmas filmfest

December 28, 2018
“SANA naman, huwag lang komersyo ang kanilang isipin. Irespeto rin sana ng mga sinehan ang sining at industriya," Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2018 best director awardee, Joel Lamangan called out on certain sectors in the industry as he delivered his acceptance speech during the awarding ceremonies Thursday night at the Solaire Resorts Hotel and Casino.

Why Kylie's family quickly leaves after wedding with Aljur

December 28, 2018
AFTER giving birth to a baby boy and her subsequent wedding, Kylie Padilla will face the cameras once again playing a lead role in “TODA One I Love”. This is a romantic comedy with political overtones that will take potshots on the corruption and the self-serving political culture we currently have in our country. The story is set in the fictional town of San Bernabe, where two hotly contested elections are about to take place. First is the election of officers of the local Tricycle Owners and Drivers Association or TODA, and the second involves the election of the new town mayor.

The Metro Manila filmfest 2018 award winners

December 28, 2018
THE Metro Manila filmfest 2018 awards night was held at the Solaire Theatre last Thursday night and, as we predicted, the family drama, “Rainbow’s Sunset”, won the lion’s share of trophies, winning a total of eleven (11) awards including best picture, best director for Joel Lamangan, best actress for Gloria Romero as the very understanding wife of a bisexual man, best supporting actress for Aiko Melendez as the feisty daughter who resists her father’s coming out, best supporting actor Tony Mabesa as the longtime secret lover, the Gatpuno Antonio S. Villegas Cultural Award, best screenplay for Eric Ramos, best production design, best theme song for “Sa’Yo Na” and two special jury prizes for acting for Max Collins as the young Gloria Romero and Eddie Garcia as Gloria’s husband who chooses to come out of the closet late in life while he is in his 80s.

Metro Manila Film Festival box-office winners, nakikita na

December 27, 2018
WINNER ang Viva Films sa Metro Manila Film Festival dahil parehong humahataw sa takilya ang dalawa nilang pelikula sa ongoing Metro Manila Film Festival, ang “Fantastica” na pinagbibidahan nina Vice Ganda, Richard Gutierrez at Dingdong Dantes which Viva co-produced with Star Cinema at ang horror-thriller movie na “Aurora” na pinagbibidahan naman ni Anne Curtis at co-production ng Viva Films at Aliud Entertainment.

Toni alam na ang hirap bilang producer

December 27, 2018
ALTHOUGH it took them nine years para sa kanilang reunion movie, ang MMFF movie na “Mary, Marry Me,” inamin nina Toni Gonzaga at Sam Milby na na-excite sila sa kanilang balik-tambalan dahil bukod sa kanilang dalawa ay naging co-star din nila ang nakababatang kapatid ni Toni na si Alex Gonzaga.

Jean reveals series' off-cam incidents

December 27, 2018
JEAN Garcia has just finished a new movie where she plays the lead role, “Watch Me Kill”, co-starring Jay Manalo. “It’s an action-suspense thriller,” she says.”I play a jaded hired killer who finds redemption when I rescue a girl from a man I was hired to kill. For the action scenes, I trained with Club Maga, where Keanu Reeves also trained for ‘John Wick’. It’s directed by T.A. Acierto of ‘Grave Bandits’ and is intended to be shown next year.”

Alden rumored to have a secret lovelife

December 27, 2018
ALDEN Richards will lead Kapuso stars in welcoming 2019 with the GMA New Year Countdown on December 31. Hosting with him are Kris Bernal, Andrea Torres, Betong Sumaya, Joyce Pring and Arra San Agustin. Contributing special musical performances are Christian Bautista, Julie Anne San Jose, Mark Bautista, Glaiza de Castro, Yasmien Kurdi, Katrina Halili, Rocco Nacino, Derrick Monasterio, Ken Chan, Sanya Lopez, Kyline Alcantara, Thea Tolentino, and the comedy-duo Super Tekla and Donita Nose.

2018 Yearender

December 27, 2018
THE WEDDINGS. There were many stars who tied the knot. Maxene Magalona and model-musician Robert Mananquil in January. Mike Tan and non- showbiz wife also in January. TV host Tim Yap and events director Javi Martinez had a same-sex marriage in January. Actress Vaness del Moral and businessman Matt Kier in Baguio. Broadcaster Kara David and musician LM Cancio in Betis, Pampanga in January. Desiree del Valle and Boom Labrusca in Lake Tahoe also in January. Billy Crawford and Coleen Garcia officially faced the altar at Balesin Island in April. Broadway and West End star Rachelle Anne Go and businessman fiance Martin Spies in Boracay, also in May. Rich Asuncion and athlete Benjamin Mudie at Hongkong in May. Nikki Valdez had her second marriage to a non-showbiz groom named Luis Garcia, also in Hongkong. TV reporter Ginger Conejero and Bruno Saab in August in San Francisco.

Mahigpit!

December 27, 2018
Kalat na sa social media ang entries na pinapasok ng manonood. Ang unang casualty naman sa bawas- sinehan ay ang family drama na Rainbow’s Sunset. Mula na rin sa isa sa writers ng story na si Ferdy Lapuz, napansin daw niyang nabawasan ng sinehan ang movie after ng first day of showing nito.

Pukpukan!

December 26, 2018
UNCONFIRMED ang reports na naglabasan kahapon sa standing sa box office ng walong pelikulang nagbukas nu’ng araw ng Pasko bilang simula ng 2018 Metro Manila Film Festival.