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Notorious Boston mobster Whitey Bulger dead at 89

Oct 31, 2018 - 9:11 PM

According to The New York Times, Bulger, who was an FBI informant in addition to being a crime boss, is beaten 'unrecognizable' by fellow inmates

ARRESTED. In this file photo taken on June 23, 2011 Steven Martinez, the FBI speak during a news conference to discuss the arrest of Boston crime boss James "Whitey'' Bulger and his companion, Catherine Greig at the Los Angeles Federal Building in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images North America/AFP

New AFP chief, TokHang, Duterte & Grillo | Midday wRap

Dec 07, 2016 - 1:00 PM

Watch Rappler s midday newscast with Zak Yuson

'El Narco' author Grillo on Duterte: An open, interesting character

Dec 07, 2016 - 9:51 AM

The President gets a chance to meet one of his favorite authors British journalist Ioan Grillo who has covered the Mexican drug war for almost 2 decades

BOOKWORM. President Duterte shows author Ioan Grillo his copy of 'Gangster Warlords,' Grillo's second book. Photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo

Indonesia deports Interpol-wanted Indian fugitive

Nov 06, 2015 - 7:30 AM

Rajendra Sadashiv Nikalje s deportation due earlier this week was delayed after a volcanic eruption on a nearby island forced authorities to ground all flights from Bali for two days

20 great PH movies of 2014

Dec 31, 2014 - 5:48 PM

Our movie reviewers team up to bring you a list of the year s notable movies – from romcoms to satires to dramas

Wattpad: Where ‘Panget,’ ‘Gangster’ meet Harry Styles, Obama

Aug 14, 2014 - 12:12 PM

A story on Wattpad can become a box office blockbuster be an ode to adolescence or be kooky fan fiction starring presidents as vegetables

‘She’s Dating the Gangster’ Review: Asking for a greater love story

Jul 19, 2014 - 1:01 PM

It’s a film that is admittedly delightful and satisfyingly charming but it’s also a film that doesn’t challenge its material or its characters writes movie reviewer Zig Marasigan

KathNiel movie 'She's Dating the Gangster' earns P15 million on first day

Jul 17, 2014 - 6:53 PM

She’s Dating the Gangster author Bianca Bernardino and actress Kathryn Bernardo thank fans for supporting the movie

Movies playing this week: Jersey Boys, teen romance, ghostly hours

Jul 17, 2014 - 3:41 PM

In the mood for music or looking for a good scare? Here s the lineup of movies this week

'She’s Dating the Gangster': Evolution to the big screen

Jul 12, 2014 - 4:06 PM

Author Bianca Bernardino talks about the experience of seeing her own work originally a story published on Wattpad come to life on the big screen

'Boy Golden': Violent, colorful, and masterful fun

Dec 31, 2013 - 12:37 PM

Its unpretentious take on crime and violence gives the film its unique flavor

BOY GOLDEN. It definitely wouldn’t be Ejercito’s first time as an action star, but this would arguably be his finest. Screen grab from the trailer

'Johnny Depp of Japan' to do PH film

Sep 28, 2013 - 5:40 PM

Tadanobu Asano in Manila for Pusong Wazak Ruined Heart latest project by filmmaker Khavn dela Cruz

'MACHO.' Asano has also undermined his persona with sensitive performances. Photo from his Facebook

Jessica Hagedorn uncovers 'Manila Noir'

Jul 06, 2013 - 11:50 AM

Acclaimed novelist talks about fiction anthology Manila Noir

MANILA AS A CHARACTER. Jessica Hagedorn describes Manila, the subject of her new anthology, as 'complicated, beautiful...with a painful history.' All photos and video by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Baguio kids’ notebooks bear anti-bullying tips

Jun 14, 2013 - 4:32 PM

Beneficiaries this year are gradeschool dependents of cops

Film review: 'Gangster Squad'

Jan 29, 2013 - 9:49 AM

This new gangster movie is predictable yet entertaining

SPARKS FLY. Emma Stone as Grace Faraday and Ryan Gosling as Sgt Jerry Wooters. All movie stills from Warner Bros Pictures

'Hansel and Gretel' tops US box office

Jan 29, 2013 - 7:52 AM

The action packed take on the Grimm fairy tale tops cinema ticket sales in N America

WITCH-HUNTING SIBLINGS. Jeremy Renner as Hansel and Gemma Arterton as Gretel. Photo from the 'Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters' Facebook page

'Mama' screams to top of N. America box office

Jan 21, 2013 - 8:39 AM

Newly released horror film Mama pushed the Oscar tipped bin Laden manhunt movie Zero Dark Thirty out of the top slot at the North American weekend box office

Jessica Chastain in a scene from the movie "Mama." Photo courtesy of the movie's official Facebook page.

September movies to watch

Sep 03, 2012 - 9:58 AM

This list is for movie fanatics like us

LIKE KEIRA, SEEK A friend to go on a movie adventure with this month