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Netflix’s 'Arthdal Chronicles' isn’t your Korean 'Game of Thrones'

Jun 02, 2019 - 8:00 PM

'Perhaps there are similarities in the characters’ costumes or even the cinematography, but to accuse Arthdal Chronicles of being a copycat is quite a stretch'

Photo courtesy of Netflix

Soong Joong-ki, Jang Dong-gun, Kim Ji-won, Kim Ok-vin talk about their 'Arthdal Chronicles' characters

Jun 02, 2019 - 3:30 PM

The four Korean stars talk about their strong characters and how Korea's is unique and memorable

NOW ON NETFLIX. The world of Arthdal comes to life on 'Arthdal Chronicles.' Photo courtesy of Netflix

Here's why 'Arthdal Chronicles' is your next Netflix must-watch

Jun 01, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Learn more about the Netflix series here!

'ARTHDAL CHRONICLES.' Korea’s 'first ancient historical drama' will also stream on Netflix. Still courtesy of Netflix

LOOK: 'Narnia' cast reunites over dinner

May 18, 2019 - 5:06 PM

Hello again to the Pevensie siblings and Prince Caspian!

Smart and Netflix launch partnership in time for the holiday season

Jan 02, 2019 - 4:56 PM

The companies announced their partnership via a Christmas hunt challenge inspired by Netflix’s “The Christmas Chronicles”

Q&A: Clay Kaytis on telling Christmas stories, Kurt Russell as Santa Claus

Nov 24, 2018 - 4:54 PM

Rappler talks to Clay Kaytis, director of the Netflix Original 'The Christmas Chronicles'

A NEW SANTA. 'The Christmas Chronicles' is the Christmas movie you didn't think you needed. Photo courtesy of Netflix

'Xenoblade Chronicles 2' expansion Torna – The Golden Country announced

Jun 13, 2018 - 1:01 AM

The story content pack, called Torna – The Golden Country, tells a story 500 years in the past, setting the events of 'Xenoblade Chronicles 2' in motion

SATIRE VS FAKE NEWS: Can you tell the difference?

May 15, 2018 - 9:24 PM

Just what is satire – and does one escape accountability for spreading false information by using this literary genre as excuse?

Latest Alphabet 'moonshot' aims to thwart cyber attacks

Jan 25, 2018 - 1:23 PM

Google parent company Alphabet unveils Chronicle, a new unit dedicated to 'helping companies find and stop cyber attacks before they cause harm'


Rappler Game Night: Xenoblade Chronicles 2

Dec 10, 2017 - 7:41 PM

Watch our hosts take on terrible beasts atop a giant living creature in Rappler Game Night's Xenoblade Chronicles 2 episode

'Amalanhig: The Vampire Chronicle' review: Charmless disaster

Sep 23, 2017 - 9:11 AM

Its biggest mystery is how it got made in the first place

[Newspoint] Dead but unburied

Nov 25, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Marcos and the Chronicle are comparable not only for their lopsided luck in death; indeed they shared each other’s luck in life

PRAY FOR 8. Activists and victims of Martial Law gather at the Luneta on November 6, 2016 for a mass and concert calling for Supreme Court justices to rule against the burial of former president Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Umberto Eco's last book to be released Friday

Feb 23, 2016 - 12:02 AM

Pape Satan Aleppe Chronicles of a Liquid Society is set be released on February 26

IN PHOTOS: Kris, Vice, Coco, more at MMFF Parade 2014

Dec 23, 2014 - 9:16 PM

Stars kick off MMFF 2014

Lovi Poe says she's moved on after issue with director Erik Matti

Dec 09, 2014 - 4:49 PM

‘I wish him all the best this Christmas ’ Lovi says

The accidental journalist

Jul 05, 2014 - 8:41 AM

A college professor once advised me against joining the media industry To this day it still surprises friends and even family members to learn that I almost didn t

Word lovers rejoice as OK celebrates 175 years‎

Mar 22, 2014 - 12:11 PM

Oxford Dictionaries favors a theory that OK is an abbreviation of orl korrekt a derivative of all correct from the 1830s

Here all along: Trumpets' 'Bluebird of Happiness'

Oct 16, 2013 - 12:35 AM

Trumpets comeback wows audiences

FROM THE AFTERLIFE. Grandma Tyl and Grandpa Tyl, played by Joy Virata and Steve Cadd, respectively. All photos courtesy of Trumpets

'Riddick': Sci-fi Western

Sep 24, 2013 - 7:31 PM

3rd installment in franchise is back to basic barebones action

COUNTED OUT. Riddick is at home in harsh environments. Photo from the movie's Facebook

'Redshirts': It’s all in the uniform

Sep 16, 2013 - 7:00 PM

But when you have actual control over an actual living being what kind of story will you produce?

2013 HUGO AWARD BEST NOVEL. 'Redshirts' allows us to glimpse the world from the point of view of some of the most ignored and forgotten characters on genre TV. Cover image courtesy of Gabriela Lee

Good reads for rainy days

Aug 24, 2013 - 9:16 PM

Here are a few classic good reads for the rainy days

COMPANION. Reading takes you further than your feet can travel, especially when you just have to stay home

Lego builds life-size 'Star Wars' X-Wing

May 25, 2013 - 2:42 PM

Lego builds its largest model to date — a replica of the Star Wars X Wing

LEGO X-WING. Lego builds its largest model to date for Cartoon Network's 'Yoda Chronicles'. Photo from the Lego Facebook page

SPOTLIGHT: Lovi Poe

Dec 12, 2012 - 12:25 PM

Get to know one of today s most promising — and sexiest — young actresses

SHE'S AFRAID OF HEIGHTS. But Lovi Poe says she may just give in to peer pressure and give anything that defies her fear a try

Oh, the (digitally-enhanced) horror!

Oct 23, 2012 - 3:07 PM

‘Tiktik’ is a visual landmark in Philippine cinema all right but it could have used more figurative salt

THE CAST SUPPER. It’s visuals like this teaser photo that promise a rollicking 'Tiktik' time. Images from the 'Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles' Facebook page

Dingdong Dantes and Matti's monster

Oct 20, 2012 - 9:33 AM

Php80 M horror film Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles finally premieres in Manila after two years in the making

DINGDONG DANTES AT THE 'Tiktik' celebrity premiere. Photo by Patricia Evangelista

Behind the Fang: Inside the visual FX of 'Tiktik'

Oct 12, 2012 - 4:40 AM

Exclusive: Mothership Studios CEO David Yu talks us through what it took to complete the CGI and the creature FX of Erik Matti’s big budget horror extravaganza

DINGDONG DANTES STARS IN 'Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles' by Erik Matti. Image from the movie's Facebook page

Enrile's tale: Hypocrisy and contradictions

Oct 03, 2012 - 11:41 AM

Johnny Enrile s book launch was a gathering of the country s elite who had chosen to conveniently forget – just for one night – what others who have less at stake cannot

'Tiktik' uncensored trailer released

Jun 29, 2012 - 5:53 PM

Monsters meet Pinoy spunk in the newest Filipino horror flick

'TIKTIK' PRODUCER AND ACTOR Dingdong Dantes in a scene from the movie. Image from Erik Matti

The stars fell on Summer Komikon

Jun 21, 2012 - 1:03 PM

Ahead of the typhoons it rained comics fans and stars at this year s Summer Komikon

COMICS THIS TIME, although a little cosplay was, well, involved. Photo by Jerald Uy

Science fiction writer Ray Bradbury dead at 91

Jun 07, 2012 - 11:20 AM

Science fiction writer Ray Bradbury has died aged 91

Science fiction author Ray Bradbury, December 5, 2009. File photo courtesy of Caleb Sconoscuito/Wikipedia Commons

Smashing and rewarding 'Chronicle'

Feb 15, 2012 - 10:20 AM

Chronicle dabbles on the concepts of hubris and the apex predator