Movie review: Ben is back

JULIA Roberts was once America’s Sweetheart who shone in “Pretty Woman”, “My Best Friend’s Wedding” and her Oscar-winning film, “Erin Brokovich”. But just like other top stars who get on in years, she now plays mother roles. After playing the mother of a little boy in “Wonder”, she is the mother of a grown up kid who happens to be a drug addict in “Ben is Back”.

Iza pinaiyak ni Sunshine dahil sa sorpresa

December 21, 2018
THEY were still little girls at wala pa sa showbiz si Iza Calzado ay magkaibigan na sila ni Sunshine Dizon dahil madalas kasa-kasama noon si Iza ng kanyang namayapang ama, ang dancer-choreographer at floor director na si Lito Calzado. Ang pagkakaibigan nina Sunshine at Iza ay nagpatuloy hanggang pumasok na rin sa pag-aartista ang huli. Unang nagkatrabaho sina Sunshine at Iza sa TV series na “Kung Mawawala Ka” in 2001 na tumagal hanggang 2003. Ang nasabing serye na dinirek ni Joel Lamangan for GMA ay tinampukan din nina Cogie Domingo, Eddie Garcia, Hilda Koronel, Gloria Diaz, Liza Lorena, Princess Punzales, Raymond Bagatsing, Sharmaine Suarez, Ara Mina, Alessandra de Rossi at iba.

Miss universe Vietnam itinuring na superstar

December 21, 2018
HINDI man nanalo ang kinatawan ng Vietnam na si H’Hen Nie sa recent 2018 Miss Universe competition na ginanap sa Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand, para sa kanyang mga kababayan ay malaking karangalan ang kanyang naiuwi nang ito’y pumasok sa Top 20, Top 10 at Top 5 na kauna-unahang nangyari sa Vietnam sa Miss Universe pageant.

Pelikula ni Anne malaki ang pag-asa

December 21, 2018
SI Anne Curtis lamang ang nag-iisang female lead na nakagawa ng tatlong pelikula sa loob ng isang taon this year. Nauna nang ipinalabas sa taong ito ang hit movie na “Sid & Aya (Not A Love Story)” na pinagtambalan nila ni Dingdong Dantes mula sa direksiyon ni Irene Villamor under Viva Films at kasunod dito ang action movie na “Buy Bust” na dinirek ni Erik Matti at joint production ng Viva Films at Reality Entertainment. Her third and final movie this year ay ang Metro Manila Film Festival entry na “Aurora” na dinirek ng Filipino Hollywood director na si Yam Laranas. Ito’y joint venture ng Viva Films at Aliud Entertainment.

Iza to remain in showbiz after her marriage

December 20, 2018
IZA Calzado formally tied the knot with groom Ben Wintle last Wednesday at a very private and simple wedding ceremony at the Paradise Club island resort in Coron, Palawan. Only very close friends and family members were invited. Among the celebrity principal sponsors are Judy Ann Santos and husband Ryan Agoncillo, Lucy Torrez Gomez and Iza’s manager, Noel Ferrer.

Mommy ni Sarah, wala na sa intensive care unit

December 20, 2018
“Praise God, my mama has just been transferred from the ICU to a normal room. Her oxygen levels have stabilized and she is feeling better and slowly recovering. Her lungs are still being treated carefully. I’m so relieved to see her smile and laugh with the kids... Grateful to all of you for the prayers... Let’s continue to pray for her speedy recovery,” ang caption ni Sarah.

Gelli not worried about sons: 'Mana sila kay Ariel'

December 20, 2018
GELLI De Belen is leaving for Canada with hubby Ariel Rivera this Saturday to spend the Christmas holidays with their sons Joaqui, 19, and Julio, 18, who are studying there and staying with Ariel’s folks. Joaqui is taking up aviation while Julio is into kinetics. Isn’t she worried that her sons might grow up imbibing western culture and forget their Pinoy roots?

Direk Joven on 'beating' direk Brillante: 'Ask the judges'

December 20, 2018
DIRECTOR Joven Tan doesn’t mind if some folks questioned the inclusion of his movie, “Otlum (Multo)”, as an official entry in the coming Metro Manila filmfest that opens on Christmas Day. Some quarters even questioned his credentials since he bested out the entry, “Right to Kill”, which was helmed by Brillante Mendoza no less, the only local filmmaker who has won the best director award in the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival.

Catriona breaks beauty camp monopoly?

December 20, 2018
Ayon ito sa post ni Miss Universe 2012 first runner-up Janine Togonon. Matatandaan na nag-train si Catriona sa Aces and Queens ni Jonas Gaffud noong sumali siya sa Miss World noong 2016. But she seems to have her lessons from her Miss World bid. And one of these is to be independent. Kaya naman nung sumali siya sa Binibining Pilipinas 2017, wala siyang

Philippines’ 4th Miss Universe Catriona Gray returns home

December 19, 2018
“My heart is filled with so much gratitude. There were moments of doubt, where I felt overwhelmed, where I felt the pressure, because so much is expected of a Filipino representative. But I would always look to the supporters, to my family and my team and there I would source my inspiration and strength,” said the fourth Filipina Miss Universe during her first press conference.

Pinoy designers napansin sa miss Universe event

December 19, 2018
TATLONG expensive evening gowns ang dala ng 2018 Miss Universe na si Catriona Gray nang ito’y umalis last November 29 patungong Bangkok, Thailand for the Miss Universe competition at ang lahat ng ito’y gawa ng young fashion designer from Mexico, Pampanga na si Mak Tumang. Pero dalawa lamang sa mga ito ang naisuot ng bagong Filipina Miss Universe.