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'Tag' review: Stunted comedy

Jul 01, 2018 - 6:06 PM

The film is oftentimes clever with its exaggerations

U.S. film director Martin Scorsese wins Spain's top arts prize

Apr 26, 2018 - 12:12 AM

Scorsese 'has directed more than 20 films that now form part of the history of cinema and continues to work unceasingly, masterfully combining innovation and classicism in his films,' the prize jury says in a statement

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Oscars 2018: Kobe Bryant's 'Dear Basketball' wins Academy Award for best animated short film

Mar 05, 2018 - 11:20 AM

The retired Los Angeles Lakers superstar wins an Oscar for best animated short

WATCH: Gerald Anderson, Pia Wurtzbach get to know each other in 'My Perfect You'

Mar 03, 2018 - 9:21 PM

Will love get a second chance?

'The Shape of Water' leads Golden Globe nominations with 7

Dec 11, 2017 - 10:56 PM

(UPDATED) The awards season is expected to be overshadowed this year by the sexual misconduct scandal engulfing the movie industry

NOMINEES. Actress Alfre Woodard attends the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards nomination announcement, December 11, 2017, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. 'The Shape of Water,' Guillermo del Toro's fairy tale romance, led the Golden Globe nominations on Monday with seven nods, including for best motion picture drama and actress Sally Hawkins. "The Post" and 'Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri' followed with six nods and coming-of-age film 'Lady Bird' got four nominations. Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP

Matteo Guidicelli: What I learned about being financially independent

Nov 11, 2015 - 12:56 PM

As Sun Life Asset Management’s newest spokesperson Matteo shares a few stories on life and money matters

Charlize Theron criticized for press intrusion 'rape' remark

May 31, 2014 - 11:43 PM

Theron who won the leading actress Oscar in 2003 for her portrayal of serial killer Aileen Wuornos runs an anti HIV project in Africa and has campaigned against sexual violence

Vhong Navarro not open to settlement of rape case

May 30, 2014 - 8:53 PM

Supporters of the alleged rape victims appear outside the prosecutor s office wearing white shirts printed with the words Justice for rape victims Jail the serial rapist

VHONG. The actor took the opportunity to thank fans, family, and colleagues for sticking by him during his ordeal following his mauling in January. Screengrab from YouTube (ABS-CBN)

Vice Ganda speaks up on Terrence Romeo

May 25, 2014 - 10:33 PM

The actor comedian says though he will never say anything bad against the PBA player he still feels hurt over the issue

Vice Ganda on breakup: 'It was mutual'

May 18, 2014 - 10:02 PM

I believe that the only way to keep him is to let him go

JUST FRIENDS. Comedian and entertainer Vice Ganda says decision to break up with boyfriend was 'mutual.' Photo from Official Facebook Page (

Angelina Jolie talks wedding plans a year after mastectomy

May 15, 2014 - 8:11 AM

Jolie says if their children will have their way the Hollywood power couple will have a Disney themed wedding

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Character actor Roy Alvarez, 63, dies

Feb 12, 2014 - 12:05 AM

Also an environmental advocate Alvarez dies from a heart attack

Former 'American Idol' runner-up Clay Aiken to run for US Congress

Feb 06, 2014 - 10:44 PM

Clay Aiken a former American Idol singer is seeking a spot on a different stage – Congress

Charice Pempengco sings for US animated film

Feb 04, 2014 - 2:31 PM

Charice Pempengco sings the theme song for animated film The Swan Princess: A Royal Family Tale

TRUE TO HERSELF. Charice Pempengco revealed she almost lost the project after she came out. File photo courtesy of Perceptions, Inc

Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in New York

Feb 03, 2014 - 3:47 AM

UPDATED Media reports suggest a drug overdose could be to blame but the official cause of death is under investigation

HOFFMAN, 46. In this file photo, Philip Seymour Hoffman arrives for the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" at the Nokia Theatre LA Live in Los Angeles, California, November 18, 2013. Robyn Beck/AFP

Actor Maximilian Schell dead at 83: agent

Feb 01, 2014 - 10:26 PM

Schell has died at the age of 83 in a hospital in Innsbruck Austria

Almost 50 million followers on Twitter for Katy Perry

Jan 31, 2014 - 10:36 AM

Katy Perry Justin Bieber Lady Gaga and President Obama top the list of most followed people on Twitter

Bieber's Florida arraignment set for Valentine's Day

Jan 29, 2014 - 7:15 AM

Bieber however may not be required to attend the February 14 arraignment in Miami Dade County

CRY FOR HELP? Justin Beiber is released from the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center after he was arrested for DUI and resisting arrest. AFP Photo

NBI files complaint vs Deniece Cornejo, Cedric Lee

Jan 28, 2014 - 6:16 PM

Deniece Cornejo Cedric Lee and 6 others face charges of serious illegal detention serious physical injuries and grave threats among others

SPEAKING UP. Deniece Cornejo and Cedric Lee are asserting that Vhong Navarro did attempt to rape Cornejo. Screengrab from ABS-CBN interview

Justin Bieber arrested for drag racing, DUI in Miami

Jan 23, 2014 - 8:54 PM

The singer has been arrested in Miami Beach This is the latest brush with the law for the pop star whose home was previously raided after an egging incident called the attention of the authorities

ARRESTED. Justin Bieber was arrested for alleged DUI and drag racing on January 23. Photo courtesy of EPA/MIAMI-DADE CORRECTIONS & REHABILITATION DEPARTMENT

Showbiz couples: just friends?

Jan 23, 2014 - 12:44 PM

Billy and Coleen Jake and Jessy Matteo and Sarah They re just friends – or are they?

Photos from Instagram and Facebook

As Angel, Luis rekindle romance, how are their exes doing?

Jan 21, 2014 - 10:18 PM

Phil Younghusband and Jennylyn Mercado say are moving on and wish their exes well

PHIL YOUNGHUSBAND. 'If we are to be happy, we must all move on,' says the athlete. Photo by Rappler

Angel Locsin confesses love for Luis Manzano

Jan 19, 2014 - 11:20 PM

Could Angel Locsin s confession lead to a reconciliation with ex Luis Manzano?

ANGEL LOCSIN. 'Mahal ko yung tao at gusto ko siyang makasama,' says the actress. Screen grab from YouTube (ABSCBN News)

Rose Fostanes' 'X Factor' journey

Jan 15, 2014 - 11:25 AM

X Factor Israel s first winner is a Filipina Here s how she rose to the top song by song

ROSE FOSTANES. Another Filipino wows the world. Photo from the show's Facebook

Drugs found at Justin Bieber's home – police

Jan 15, 2014 - 8:22 AM

Cocaine found at Bieber s property during a raid in connection with an egg throwing attack investigation

BUSTED? In this file photo, Canadian singer Justin Bieber performs in concert at the Estadio Nacional in Santiago, Chile, 12 November 2013. Mario Ruiz/EPA

'Golden Globes' draws biggest US audience for 10 years

Jan 14, 2014 - 7:08 AM

The three hour Sunday night January 12 telecast from Beverly Hills drew 20 9 million viewers a 6 increase from the 19 7 million who watched last year s show

Great moments from the 2014 Golden Globes

Jan 13, 2014 - 12:04 PM

Tina Fey’s long lost son the real Philomena the Jennifer Lawrence photobomb and more

PHOTOBOMBER. Jennifer Lawrence photobombing Taylor Swift at the Golden Globes is making the rounds on the Internet. Photo from AFP

Winners: 71st Golden Globes

Jan 13, 2014 - 9:26 AM

Here are the winners of the 71st Golden Globe Awards

Ian Somerhalder kisses Nina Dobrev! Best moments of the People's Choice Awards

Jan 09, 2014 - 11:24 PM

A kiss between exes and the hosts of the show themselves are the hot topics at this year s show

BIG MOMENT. Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev's kiss tops stories about the People's Choice Awards

People’s Choice Awards kicks off awards season

Jan 09, 2014 - 11:10 AM

Who took home the lion s share of the online votes at this awards show? Full list of winners here

IT BEGINS. The People's Choice Awards kicks off awards season. Photo courtesy of People's Choice official Facebook page

'Downton Abbey' proof drama thrives on TV – producer

Jan 08, 2014 - 10:45 AM

Showrunner Gareth Neame: We ve really seen drama come back to become what I believe to be the dominant genre on television

HIGH DRAMA. A scene from an episode of Downton Abbey. Photo courtesy ITV

Ex-beauty queen killed in crime that shocks violent Venezuela

Jan 08, 2014 - 7:47 AM

UPDATED The murder of Monica Spear and her husband Thomas Henry Berry highlights the increasing criminality in the country

VENEZUELAN BEAUTY. In this file photo, Venezuelan Monica Spear poses after being crowned Miss Venezuela, in Caracas, on September 23, 2004. Andrew Alvarez/AFP file

Music world pays tribute to Phil Everly

Jan 05, 2014 - 9:46 AM

Phil Everly half of the famed 1950s and 60s pop duo the Everly Brothers dies at age 74

BYE, PHIL EVERLY. The singer rose to fame in the late 1950s and 1960s for popular hits such as "Wake up little Susie" and "Bye bye love."Photo by AFP

Lino Cayetano, Fille Cainglet tie the knot

Dec 27, 2013 - 6:36 PM

It s a strictly family affair Their siblings both senators share a few photos

A post by Fille Cainglet on Instagram shows a sketch of a wedding gown.

Lino Cayetano-Fille Cainglet wedding on Dec 27

Dec 26, 2013 - 12:16 PM

The engagement of Cayetano and Cainglet was made public just last December 18

A post by Fille Cainglet on Instagram shows a sketch of a wedding gown.

Lino Cayetano to wed Ateneo volleyball star

Dec 18, 2013 - 3:08 PM

The TV director and Taguig lawmaker is set to wed 23 year old Fille Cainglet

A post by Fille Cainglet on Instagram shows a sketch of her wedding gown.

Heart Evangelista opens up on marriage with Chiz

Dec 16, 2013 - 10:30 AM

Will the controversial couple tie the knot anytime soon?

HEART AND CHIZ. 'We are secure in who we are already,' says Escudero. Photo from Heart's Instagram (iamhearte)

Rappler Video: Looking for Cherie Gil

Dec 11, 2013 - 5:51 PM

In this video produced by Esquire and Rappler Cherie Gil strips down the difference between being a woman and being a star

WOMAN WE LOVE. Cherie Gil on the cover of this month's Esquire Philippines. Photo by Paco Guerrero

Ben Stiller puts imprint on Hollywood landmark

Dec 04, 2013 - 10:58 AM

Ben Stiller sinks his hand and footprints into the courtyard of the famed TCL Chinese Theatre

Michael Jackson's mom seeks retrial over his death

Dec 04, 2013 - 10:45 AM

Katherine Jackson is seeking a retrial against tour promoters AEG Live who were found not liable over the pop icon s death

RETRIAL. Katherine Jackson arrives at the world premiere of "Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil" at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on June 2013. AFP File Photo

Prank on Anne Curtis? Not me, says Jake Cuenca

Dec 03, 2013 - 3:08 PM

Jake Cuenca asks the public to get their facts straight

JAKE CUENCA. The actor says he is 'a little bit too old to be pulling pranks on anyone.' Photo from his Facebook Fanpage

Justin Bieber in Australia graffiti row

Nov 29, 2013 - 3:44 PM

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate calls on the popstar to come and clean the mess he made

VANDALISM. This handout photo released to AFP by QT Gold Coast shows graffiti on a wall inside the complex of the exclusive QT Hotel at Surfers Paradise on Queensland's Gold Coast that was allegedly created by Canadian teen performer Justin Bieber. AFP Photo

Nigella Lawson's assistants defrauded $1.1 mln, court hears

Nov 29, 2013 - 3:33 PM

2 assistants of the famous couple accuse of treating them worse than Filipino slaves

DAY IN COURT. Security personnel escort British art tycoon Charles Saatchi as he arrives at Isleworth Crown Court in west London on November 28, 2013. AFP Photo

Kim Kardashian to give 10% of auction proceeds to Haiyan aid

Nov 23, 2013 - 11:17 AM

The reality TV star auctions off her designer pieces on eBay but gets flak donating only 10 of the proceeds to typhoon victims in the Philippines

CHEAP CHARLIE? Kim Kardashian auctions off clothes for Typhoon Yolanda victims but will only be giving 10% of the proceeds. AFP File Photo

NCCA says ambassadors are 'icons,' not representatives

Nov 04, 2013 - 6:08 PM

The NCCA says its controversial stable of ambassadors serve as icons not representatives of the entirety of the art and culture scene

AMBASSADORS. The public questions the selection of celebrities as ambassadors for culture and arts. Photo from the Philippine Arts Festival Facebook

Esquire's Cherie Gil: A woman should never need a man

Nov 04, 2013 - 5:41 PM

Veteran Cherie Gil talks about growing up breaking up and falling in love again in Esquire Philippines November issue

WOMAN WE LOVE. Cherie Gil on the cover of this month's Esquire Philippines. Photo by Paco Guerrero

Mikael Daez on hunger, heroes, and everyday learning

Oct 27, 2013 - 1:22 PM

Management graduate Mikael Daez talks about his foray into the entertainment industry and how he uses his accidental celebrity

Orlando Bloom, Miranda Kerr split

Oct 26, 2013 - 8:56 AM

The A list actor and the supermodel call it quits after 3 years of marriage

FORMALIZED SEPARATION. 'The couple has been amicably separated for the past few months,' says rep. File photo by Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez/AFP

Pop Princess celebrates a decade of music

Oct 21, 2013 - 12:23 PM

Sarah Geronimo searches inner voice as career goes soaring

SEARCHING HER FEELINGS. Sarah no longer believes in 'falling in love in public.' Photo by Ira Agting/Rappler

'Genesis': Large-scale teleserye

Oct 19, 2013 - 11:20 PM

GMA series offers a mixed genre of drama romance science fiction and disaster and fast storytelling

TEMPLATE. Dingdong Dantes as upright, romantic hero. Photo from the show's Facebook