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Director Cathy Garcia-Molina gets emotional over plans to retire

Mar 19, 2018 - 9:00 PM

The 'My Perfect You' director says she wants to spend more time with her two children

Netflix partners with TV5 to stream 1st Philippine series

Mar 18, 2018 - 9:28 PM

Directed by Brillante Mendoza, 'Amo' on Netflix is an action TV series set against the backdrop of President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial drug war

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IN PHOTOS: Isabelle Daza, Adrien Semblat's sportsfest-themed baby shower

Mar 18, 2018 - 12:37 PM

The couple and their friends throw a sportsfest-themed event to celebrate the upcoming birth of their baby

Ryza Cenon wins Yakushi Pearl Award for 'Mr and Mrs Cruz' at Osaka film fest

Mar 17, 2018 - 10:52 PM

Director Mikhail Red also wins the Most Promising Talent Award for his film 'Neomanila'

'A Wrinkle in Time' review: Never lacking in color

Mar 17, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Make no mistake, 'A Wrinkle in Time' is a feast for the eyes

Storm Reid is Meg Murry, Deric McCabe is Charles Wallace Murry and Reese Witherspoon is Mrs. Whatsit in Disney’s A WRINKLE IN TIME.

12 Bb Pilipinas titleholders who entered showbiz

Mar 17, 2018 - 7:00 PM

These beauty queens have dipped themselves into the world of show business

Cesar Montano gives update on planned 'Sultan Kudarat' movie

Mar 17, 2018 - 3:44 PM

Cesar Montano says the Tourism Promotions Board commits to produce one big historical film a year, and that his ultimate dream is to cast a 'Hollywood actor' in a project

Movie reviews: All 5 Sinag Maynila 2018 feature length films

Mar 17, 2018 - 8:55 AM

Movie critic Oggs Cruz gives his take on the films shown in this year's Sinag Maynila festival

Oscars chief being investigated for sexual harassment – report

Mar 17, 2018 - 8:25 AM

(UPDATED) The Academy immediately opens an investigation after receiving 3 harassment claims against Bailey on Wednesday, March 14

OSCAR CHIEF. John Bailey speaks at the Foreign Language Film Oscar nominees reception sponsored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, California, on March 2, 2018. File photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP

KZ Tandingan is eliminated from 'Singer 2018'

Mar 16, 2018 - 11:39 PM

KZ Tandingan performs Lorde's 'Royals' during the episode

'Life of Pi' star Irrfan Khan reveals struggle with rare illness

Mar 16, 2018 - 10:51 PM

Irrfan Khan's neuroendocrine tumor affects his body's hormonal messaging system and studies suggest it afflicts just 35 in 100,000 people

IRRFAN KHAN. In this file photo taken on April 10, 2015 Indian Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan speaks during a promotional event for a sustainable living project in Bangalore. File photo by Manjunath Kiran/ AFP

5 ways to make the most of Campfire Sessions with Urbandub

Mar 16, 2018 - 6:12 PM

The first Campfire Session of the summer is happening soon!

URBANDUB. The band is set to perform at Campfire Sessions on March 17 to 18. File photo shows the band's frontman Gabby Alipe and guitarist John Dinopol at Rappler's Live Jam in February 2017. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

A day in the life of baby Seve Soriano

Mar 16, 2018 - 4:25 PM

When you have Toni Gonzaga and Paul Soriano for parents, your one-year-old life can get pretty exciting

'Annihilation' review: A gutsy foray

Mar 16, 2018 - 3:35 PM

Iñigo de Paula weighs in on whether or not Alex Garland's 'Annihilation' is worth the watch

Left to right: Natalie Portman and Tessa Thompson in ANNIHILATION, from Paramount Pictures and Skydance.

Liz Uy introduces baby Xavi on social media

Mar 16, 2018 - 3:34 PM

The celebrity stylist posts a photo on Instagram

MOTHER AND SON. Liz Uy with her baby Xavi. Screenshot from

Stan Lee cancels ComicCon Asia appearance

Mar 16, 2018 - 11:43 AM

The comic book legend is recovering from pneumonia

STAN LEE. The comic book legend is no longer coming to Manila. Photo courtesy of ComicCon Asia 2018

Rihanna hits Snapchat over beating ad, sending shares tumbling

Mar 16, 2018 - 10:13 AM

The commercial shows Rihanna and fellow pop star Chris Brown, and asks Snapchat users whether they would rather 'slap Rihanna' or 'punch Chris Brown'

SNAPCHAT. In this file photo taken on February 2, 2018, Rihanna attends the conference 'GPE Financing Conference, an Investment in the Future' organized by the Global Partnership for Education in Dakar, as part of Macron's visit to Senegal. File photo by Ludovic Marin/AFP

WATCH: The full trailer for JaDine movie 'Never Not Love You'

Mar 15, 2018 - 10:18 PM

Check out the full trailer here, and discover for yourself whether love can truly change you and conquer everything

Art Hearts Fashion show in L.A., not LAFW, turns away Kiana Valenciano, Filipino models

Mar 15, 2018 - 9:09 PM

In a statement to Rappler LA Fashion Week denounces the actions of Art Hearts Fashion

Actor Rolly Quizon dies

Mar 15, 2018 - 8:51 PM

Rolly Quizon, son of Dolphy, dies a week after his brother Dino passed away

PURUNTONG FAMILY. The cast of 'John en Marsha.' (Standing) Matutina, Dely Atay-atayan, (seated) Maricel Soriano, Dolphy, Nida Blanca and Rolly Quizon. Photo from Facebook

'Bagani' team says talents in accident now safe and have been discharged

Mar 15, 2018 - 7:58 PM

Star Creatives' Mico del Rosario says that the talents were brought to a hospital, have since been discharged and the network continues to monitor their health

Bagani Presscon March 15 2018. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

5 Stephen Hawking cameos that made pop culture history

Mar 15, 2018 - 6:21 PM

Hawking was not just a scientist, he was also a cultural icon

Cristalle Henares Pitt confirms she's pregnant

Mar 15, 2018 - 8:27 AM

Cristalle and husband Justin Pitt will become parents in July

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Claudia Barretto

Mar 14, 2018 - 8:09 PM

The singer is coming to Rappler HQ!

ABS-CBN, CHED, IP groups reach agreement on the use of the word 'Bagani'

Mar 14, 2018 - 3:25 PM

Both parties have come to the agreement that the use of 'Bagani' was in good faith

Jessy Mendiola opens up about weight gain, depression

Mar 14, 2018 - 1:10 PM

Jessy admits that after she was named FHM's Sexiest in 2016, she lost confidence

Fil-Am actor Deric McCabe shines in ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

Mar 14, 2018 - 11:54 AM

The 9-year-old star is described by director Ava DuVernay as 'a tremendous Filipino actor'

YOUNG STAR. The Fil-Am actor acts alongside Hollywood heavyweights in 'A Wrinkle in Time.' Screenshot from

Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik confirm split

Mar 14, 2018 - 10:39 AM

The stars release separate statements on Twitter

BREAKUP. Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik confirm their split on social media. Screenshot from

LISTEN: Big Bang releases 'Flower Road' as group goes on hiatus

Mar 14, 2018 - 10:14 AM

This is the group's latest song since December 2016

BIG BANG. Korean pop group Big Bang releases 'Flower Road' on March 13. File photo from Big Bang's Facebook page

Netflix admits Claire Foy's 'The Crown' salary is less than Matt Smith's

Mar 14, 2018 - 10:11 AM

The show's producers confirm that Matt Smith, Claire's co-star in the show negotiated a better deal because of his perceived higher profile

The Crown - Elizabeth - Elizabeth in Scotland

WATCH: First ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ trailer brings fans back to Hogwarts

Mar 14, 2018 - 8:32 AM

Wands (and hearts) at the ready!

RETURN TO HOGWARTS. The new trailer for 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' show several scenes inside the beloved wizarding school. Screenshot from

‘Citizen Jake’ review: The many faces of Jake

Mar 13, 2018 - 6:57 PM

'Citizen Jake' isn’t really an ode to courageous citizenry, an ovation to staunch journalism. The film is more of a wake-up call, a reminder that evil, in the form of a growing apathy that has seen the undeterred return of dictators and tyrants, is afoot.

'Stranger Things' creators address verbal abuse claims

Mar 13, 2018 - 1:36 PM

Matt and Ross Duffer issue an apology following accusations of verbal abuse from the staff of the show

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 19: The Duffer Brothers, Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer attend the 2017 Writers Guild Awards L.A. Ceremony at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 19, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for WGAw/AFP

Jay-Z, Beyonce announce new joint tour

Mar 13, 2018 - 11:05 AM

The couple are set to start the 'On The Run II' tour in June

FULL LIST: Winners of the Sinag Maynila 2018

Mar 12, 2018 - 9:49 PM

'Tale of the Lost Boys' wins Best Picture

Why Pia Wurtzbach turned down a chance to appear in U.S. 'Big Brother'

Mar 12, 2018 - 8:41 PM

Pia gives her advice to people waiting for their big break, plus her thoughts on the Bb Pilipinas chances of fan favorites Catriona Gray and Michele Gumabao

Pia Wurtzbach on CBB / Bb Pilipinas /Acting

Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant in Manila for ’Santa Clarita Diet’ season 2 premiere

Mar 12, 2018 - 7:25 PM

For the actors, the show's second season may just be better than the first

SANTA CLARITA DIET. Stars Timothy Olyphant and Drew Barrymore visit Manila for the premiere of the show's second season. Photo courtesy of Netflix.

IN PHOTOS: Maine Mendoza celebrates 23rd birthday with a 'How I Met Your Mother' theme

Mar 12, 2018 - 1:02 PM

The 'Eat Bulaga' host performs a short number during her birthday party

LOOK: Drew Barrymore is in Manila!

Mar 12, 2018 - 11:01 AM

The Hollywood actress is in country to promote the show 'Santa Clarita Diet,' which will premiere on Netflix on March 23

'Black Panther' tops 'Wrinkle' as Disney dominates at the box office

Mar 12, 2018 - 10:22 AM

The film's opening in China boosts its international takings to $516.6 million, pushing its overall total past the $1 billion mark

Marvel Studios' BLACK PANTHER..L to R: Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan) and T'Challa/Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman)..Photo: Matt Kennedy..©Marvel Studios 2018

Richard Gutierrez to host Bb Pilipinas 2018

Mar 12, 2018 - 7:00 AM

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach is also returning as host for coronation night

10 showbiz prenup photos that got everyone talking

Mar 11, 2018 - 9:54 PM

Whether it was held in the outskirts of Paris, exotic Thailand, nearby Subic or fan favorite Korea, these showbiz prenup photo shoots made headlines

Bono sorry after bullying claims at ONE charity

Mar 11, 2018 - 9:19 PM

'To discover last November that there were serious and multiple allegations of bullying in our office in Johannesburg left me and the ONE board reeling and furious,' says Bono

SORRY. Bono apologizes to the public after learning about bullying incidents in his ONE charity. Photo by AFP

Coleen Garcia, Billy Crawford address 'distasteful' prenup photos

Mar 11, 2018 - 7:57 PM

The couple respond to the accusations surrounding their prenup photos shot in Ethiopia

'Tomb Raider' review: Upgrading the franchise

Mar 11, 2018 - 7:02 PM

This Tomb Raider is a worthy effort. It may not be as indelible a kick in the balls as it could have been, but it is a good enough start.

'Ang Pambansang Third Wheel' review: Unassuming charmer

Mar 11, 2018 - 3:40 PM

Thankfully, 'Ang Pambansang Third Wheel' is more than just the conventional romance that opens it

The legacy of 'Ang Larawan'

Mar 10, 2018 - 1:50 PM

Rachel Alejandro recounts her journey as the cast of 'Ang Larawan' screens the movie from school to school nationwide

LISTEN: Cool Off, A Summer Playlist

Mar 10, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Combat the summer heat with some chill tunes

CHILL OUT. Make the summer heat a bit more bearable with this cool playlist. Photo by Alexis Betia

Binge-worthy: 'Jessica Jones'

Mar 09, 2018 - 9:27 PM

Rappler contributor Iñigo de Paula tells us why 'Jessica Jones' should be next on your binge-list

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Fern.

Mar 09, 2018 - 9:19 PM

The up-and-coming artist is bringing his smooth sound to Rappler HQ!