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Ring goes, pig stays: A world post-Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson

Oct 17, 2018 - 8:52 AM

...and why people seem to care so much about this celebrity split

ENGAGEMENT OFF. Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande have called off their engagement. File photo from Peter Davidson's Instagram

Who is Matthew Libatique, the Fil-Am cinematographer of 'A Star Is Born?'

Oct 09, 2018 - 9:39 AM

The Oscar-nominated cinematographer used the first-person perspective to bring the critically-acclaimed film even more to life

From Tinseltown titan to #MeToo pariah: Harvey Weinstein's year of shame

Oct 03, 2018 - 11:15 AM

The Hollywood producer has faced many accusations of sexual assault from women who have come out to share their stories

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 25: Harvey Weinstein along with his attorney Benjamin Brafman (L) appears at his arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court on Friday, May 25, 2018. The former movie producer faces charges in connection with accusations made by aspiring actress Lucia Evans who has said that Weinstein forced her to perform oral sex on him in his Manhattan office in 2004. Weinstein (66) has been accused by dozens of other women of forcing them into sexual acts using both pressure and threats. The revelations of the his behavior helped to spawn the global #MeToo movement. Steven Hirsch-Pool via Getty Images/AFP

'Boogie Nights' actor Burt Reynolds dies

Sep 07, 2018 - 8:30 AM

The actor, 82, is known for his roles in 'Deliverance,' 'Boogie Nights,' and 'Smokey and the Bandit'

(FILES) In this file photo taken on March 21, 2018 actor Burt Reynolds speaks during a Q&A session at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Last Movie Star" at the Egyptian Theatre on March 22, 2018 in Hollywood, California.  US actor Burt Reynolds has died aged 82 on September 6, 2018 at Jupiter Medical Center in Florida. Reynolds had been battling health issues the past years, and in 2013, the actor’s rep said he was in intensive care in a Florida hospital for treatment of flu symptoms, including dehydration. / AFP PHOTO / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Michael TULLBERG

Ryan Gosling took flying lessons for new astronaut film

Aug 30, 2018 - 11:12 AM

The Canadian actor reunites with 'La La Land' director Damien Chazelle for 'First Man'

Actor Ryan Gosling waves as he arrives for the opening ceremony and the premiere of the film "First Man", presented in competition at the 75th Venice Film Festival on August 29, 2018 at Venice Lido. / AFP PHOTO / Vincenzo PINTO

Jennifer Garner honored with Hollywood star

Aug 21, 2018 - 10:42 AM

The actress receives the honor after appearing in more than 30 films and becoming famous on television

HOLLYWOOD, CA - AUGUST 20: Actress Jennifer Garner attends the ceremony honoring her with the 2,641st star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame on August 20, 2018 in Hollywood, California. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images/AFP

'Quantico' star Priyanka Chopra to become 'Mrs Nick Jonas'

Aug 19, 2018 - 6:11 PM

Priyanka and singer Nick Jonas travel to India to meet the family of the actress for the traditional Indian engagement party

'Crazy Rich Asians' touted as Hollywood watershed

Aug 16, 2018 - 11:28 AM

The movie is the first to feature an all-Asian cast in a quarter of a century since 1993's 'The Joy Luck Club'


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Aug 08, 2018 - 8:57 PM

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Aug 02, 2018 - 8:50 PM

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Bong Go to play 'coach' in Stephen Baldwin movie about drugs

Aug 02, 2018 - 12:16 PM

The ubiquitous presidential aide will soon be seen on the big screen

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a selfie with Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson, Hollywood actor Stephen Baldwin, and Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President during a courtesy call on the President at the Grand Hyatt Hotel Manila on August 1, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

'Sicario: Day of Soldado': Cerita fiksi dari realita kehidupan

Jun 28, 2018 - 5:11 PM

Menyimak provokasi perang antar kartel di perbatasan Amerika Serikat dan Meksiko

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' first look: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt exude '70s swag

Jun 28, 2018 - 12:10 PM

The movie, directed by Quentin Tarantino, is set for release in 2019

'Loving Pablo': Menguak kisah hidup sang gembong narkoba

Jun 27, 2018 - 12:46 PM

‘Loving Pablo’ diangkat dari buku ‘Loving Pablo, Hating Escobar’

Film 'Loving Pablo' diangkat dari buku 'Loving Pablo, Hating Escobar' karya Virginia Vallejo. Foto dari Loving Pablo

Jeff Goldblum honored with Walk of Fame star

Jun 15, 2018 - 10:20 AM

The 'Jurassic Park' star receives the 2,638th star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

Actor Jeff Goldblum poses by his Hollywood Walk of Fame Star during the unveiling ceremony in Hollywood, California on June 14, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN

'Ocean's 8': Giliran geng wanita menyusun rencana

Jun 07, 2018 - 1:19 PM

'Ocean's 8' tayang di bioskop Tanah Air mulai 8 Juni 2018

'OCEAN'S 8'. Film 'Ocean's 8' mulai tayang di bioskop Tanah Air sejak 8 Juni 2018. Foto dari akun Instagram @wbpictures

'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom': Hilangnya taman dinosaurus yang legendaris

Jun 06, 2018 - 1:53 PM

'Jurassic World 2' mulai tayang hari ini!

TAYANG SEKARANG! Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom mulai dirilis di Indonesia pada Rabu, 6 Juni. Foto dari Universal Pictures

'Tully': Sederhana tapi mengejutkan

Jun 01, 2018 - 10:15 AM

Film 'Tully' sudah bisa mulai disaksikan di bioskop sejak 30 Mei 2018

MARLO. Sosok Marlo (Charlize Theron), si super mom dalam film Tully. Foto dari instagram @tullymovie

Harvey Weinstein charged with rape, sex crimes by New York police

May 25, 2018 - 8:15 PM

(UPDATED) The former mogul – once the toast of Hollywood and whose films won scores of Oscars – is expected to appear before a Manhattan court later in the day, where he is expected to plead not guilty

GIVES UP. Harvey Weinstein turns himself in to the New York Police Department's First Precinct after he is served with criminal charges by the Manhattan District Attorney's office on May 25, 2018 in New York City. Photo by Kevin Hagen/Getty Images/AFP

West Hollywood grants Stormy Daniels keys to the city

May 24, 2018 - 3:58 PM

'This community has a history of standing up to bullies and speaking truth to power, and I'm so lucky to be a part of it. I am elated and honored,' Stormy Daniels says

STORMY DANIELS. Adult film star Stormy Daniels receives a key to the city of West Hollywood from Mayor John Duran (L), May 23, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP

Screaming fans flood Hollywood as NSYNC gets Walk of Fame honor

May 01, 2018 - 8:51 AM

NSYNC sold more than 70 million records with a dozen singles making the Top 40, adult contemporary, dance, Latin, country or R&B charts.

NSYNC. Chris Kirkpatrick, Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Joey Fatone and Justin Timberlake of NSYNC are honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 30, 2018 in Hollywood, California. Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images/AFP

Lea Salonga joins 'Annie' cast at Hollywood Bowl

Apr 30, 2018 - 9:51 AM

Lea is set to play the role of Grace Farrell, the assistant of Oliver Warbucks

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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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Cole Sprouse: 'Riverdale' season 2 finale puts Jughead in 'super precarious spot'

Apr 20, 2018 - 7:00 PM

It looks like dark times ahead for the Southside Serpent

JUGHEAD JONES. Cole Sprouse talks about his 'Riverdale' character's fate. Rappler Screenshot

What Cole Sprouse thinks of Manila (and where else he wants to go in the Philippines)

Apr 20, 2018 - 5:17 PM

It's the 'Riverdale' star's first time in the Philippines!

COLE SPROUSE. The 'Riverdale' star drops by Manila for a quick visit. Rappler Screenshot

A musical resurgence has Hollywood changing its tune

Apr 19, 2018 - 6:15 PM

The movie musical is taking center stage once again in Hollywood

Eva Longoria gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Apr 17, 2018 - 10:10 AM

The 'Desperate Housewives' actress i honored with her own star in the presence of her husband Jose Baston and friends

HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 16: Eva Longoria attends a ceremony honoring her with the 2,634th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 16, 2018 in Hollywood, California. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images/AFP

Bill Cosby back on trial for sexual assault in #MeToo world

Apr 09, 2018 - 11:16 AM

The comedian returns to trial, to face the sexual assault case filed by former university employee Andrea Constand

NORRISTOWN, PA - APRIL 5: Bill Cosby (C) and his spokesman Andrew Wyatt (L) in the Montgomery County Courthouse after jury selection for his sexual assault retrial April 5, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. A former Temple University employee alleges that the entertainer drugged and molested her in 2004 at his home in suburban Philadelphia. More than 40 women have accused the 80 year old entertainer of sexual assault. Mark Makela/Getty Images/AFP

Prince Harry's fiancee Meghan Markle craves 'Diana 2.0' role - biography

Apr 09, 2018 - 10:27 AM

The biography 'Meghan: A Hollywood Princess' by Andrew Morton, narrates the life of the 'Suits' actress before meeting Harry and her fascination with the royal family

In this arranged photograph, the cover of the book entitled "Meghan, A Hollywood Princess", by author Andrew Morton, is pictured in London on April 6, 2018. Meghan Markle had her heart set on becoming "Diana 2.0" from an early age, according to a new biography of Prince Harry's fiancee due out in Britain on Thursday. The US actress, who is set to marry her royal beau on May 19, is also fiercely protective of "Brand Meghan" and has a calculating streak, sidelining people as she moves ahead in life, the book claims. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel SORABJI

Cardi B, fast-rising woman of rap, reveals pregnancy

Apr 08, 2018 - 6:09 PM

The rapper confirms the pregnancy on 'Saturday Night Live'

INGLEWOOD, CA - MARCH 11: Cardi B accepts Best New Artist onstage during the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards which broadcasted live on TBS, TNT, and truTV at The Forum on March 11, 2018 in Inglewood, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia/AFP

Arnold Schwarzenegger back home after heart surgery- spokesman

Apr 07, 2018 - 11:56 AM

The actor's spokesperson Daniel Ketchell says the actor is 'recovering at home in fantastic spirits'

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 06: Arnold Schwarzenegger attends the 7th Annual Sean Penn & Friends HAITI RISING Gala benefiting J/P Haitian Relief Organization on January 6, 2018 in Hollywood, California. Michael Kovac/Getty Images for for J/P HRO Gala/AFP

Hollywood honors Lynda Carter, who played Wonder Woman in 1970s

Apr 05, 2018 - 2:40 PM

'There were no women in television during my era. So they didn't really think that we could hold an audience,' says the actress

Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan announce split

Apr 03, 2018 - 9:59 AM

'Love is a beautiful adventure that is taking us on different paths for now,' they say in a joint statement

AMICABLE SPLIT. Channing and Jenna announce they've 'lovingly chosen' to separate as a couple. File photo from Channing Tatum's Instagram account

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.

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

6 stars who DGAF about looking ‘perfect’

Mar 09, 2018 - 5:48 PM

From calling out photoshop edits to clapping back against body shamers, these stars keep it real

BODY POSITIVE. Bela Padilla, Iza Calzado, and Jessy Mendiola are among the celebrities who have spoken against unrealistic beauty standards. Screenshots from Instagram.com/belapadilla, Instagram.com/missizacalzado, and Instagram.com/senorita_jessy

Mark Hamill bags Hollywood star, with no wars required

Mar 09, 2018 - 1:32 PM

'If it weren't for the public, I'd be nowhere. From 'Jedi' to 'Joker' and back again, it's been a fantastic ride. Thank you so much, and may the force be with each and every one of you,' Hamill tells the cheering crowd as he collected his star

HOLLYWOOD STAR. Actor Mark Hamill is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 8, 2018, in Hollywood, California. Photo by Valerie Macon/AFP

Clooneys donate $500,000 to student gun reform march

Feb 21, 2018 - 10:05 AM

'In the name of our children Ella and Alexander, we're donating $500,000 to help pay for this groundbreaking event. Our children's lives depend on it,' says George Clooney

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 22: Executive producer George Clooney (R) and his wife Amal Clooney arrive at the premiere of Paramount Pictures' "Suburbicon" at the Village Theatre on October 22, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

Jennifer Aniston, Justin Theroux announce separation

Feb 16, 2018 - 10:18 AM

'We are two best friends who have decided to part ways as a couple, but look forward to continuing our cherished friendship,' the couple announce in a statement

US actor Justin Theroux (L) and his wife US actress Jennifer Aniston (R) pose during a photocall ahead of a diner for the launch of a Louis Vuitton leather goods collection in collaboration with US artist Jeff Koons, at the Louvre in Paris on April 11, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS

'Frasier' dad John Mahoney dies at 77

Feb 06, 2018 - 9:06 AM

Mahoney played the iconic role of Martin Crane for all 11 seasons of the popular sitcom until 2004

ICONIC. John Mahoney during the Q&A session following the screening of 'Flipped' at the Hilbert Circle Theatre on August 2, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Joey Foley/Getty Images/AFP

How to get pageant perfect skin

Feb 02, 2018 - 5:43 PM

Love Pia W's flawless face? Meet the doctor who makes it happen

IN PHOTOS: Stars walk red carpet at SAG Awards 2018

Jan 22, 2018 - 12:40 PM

Celebrities don their colorful finery for the second event of the Hollywood awards season

SAG AWARDS. Goldie Hawn, Dakota Fanning, and Kate Hudson are among the stars that stepped out on the red carpet at the 2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards. Screengrab from Instagram.com/sagawards

'All the Money in the World': Benarkah uang dan harta adalah segalanya?

Jan 17, 2018 - 3:25 PM

Film yang dibintangi Mark Walhberg, Christopher Plummer dan Michelle Williams ini tayang 17 Januari 2018

TAYANG. Film 'All the Money in the World' tayang mulai 17 Januari 2018. Foto dari Feat Pictures

Mark Wahlberg donates $1.5 million after pay gap controversy

Jan 14, 2018 - 7:00 PM

'I 100% support the fight for fair pay and I'm donating the $1.5M to the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund in Michelle Williams' name,' says the actor

Liam Neeson says 'witch hunt' in Hollywood over sex allegations

Jan 14, 2018 - 1:13 AM

The actor was responding to the snowballing series of claims against powerful men

WITCH HUNT. British actor Liam Neeson comments on the series of claims of sexual harassment in Hollywood. Screengrab from YouTube/LionGateMovies

WATCH: Man slaps Harvey Weinstein at Arizona restaurant

Jan 12, 2018 - 2:35 PM

Weinstein has kept a low-profile since a wave of women accused him of sexual harassment and rape

HARVEY WEINSTEIN. The Hollywood mogul deals with backlash following allegations of sexual abuse and rape. File photo shows Weinstein speaking at an event at MTV Studios in March 2017. Photo by Dave Kotinsky / Getty Images North America / AFP

6 alasan mengapa 'Insidious: The Last Key' harus ditonton

Jan 11, 2018 - 9:43 AM

'Insidious: The Last Key' sudah tayang di bioskop Tanah Air sejak 10 Januari 2018

FILM HOROR. Salah satu film horor yang dinanti penggemarnya, 'Insidious: The Last Key' tayang mulai 10 Januari 2018. Foto dari BookMyShow Indonesia

Catherine Deneuve among French women criticizing #MeToo movement

Jan 10, 2018 - 7:01 PM

About 100 French women signed an open letter against the movement started by women in the wake of the Hollywood sexual abuse scandal

CATHERINE DENEUVE. The French actress, shown in this file photo attending a press conference for the film 'Sage Femme,' is among the French performers, writers, and academics criticizing the #MeToo movement. Photo by John Macdougall/AFP

Your Hollywood 2018 awards season binge-watch list

Jan 08, 2018 - 5:25 PM

Did you catch all the films and TV shows lauded at the Golden Globes 2018?

LADY BIRD. In an award-winning performance, Saoirse Ronan plays an opinionated small-town teen in Greta Gerwig's coming-of-age film. Screengrab from YouTube.com/A24Films