10,000 Hours wins Best Picture in 2013 MMFF

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Direk Joyce Bernal’s 10,000 Hours bagged the major awards including the Best Picture honor in the 2013 Metro Manila Film Festival on Friday. 10,000 Hours is about an ex-cop who went into hiding after being charged for murder which he is innocent. It stars Robin Padilla as main character Gabriel Molino Alcaraz. Aside from the best film award, it also grabbed the Best Actor (Padilla), Best Director...

MMFF 2013 Top Grosser: My Little Bossing earns P50.4 million in opening day

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Once again, Vic Sotto’s flick this time with Kris Aquino and two cute kids “My Little Bossing” is the top grosser in the Christmas Day opening of 2013 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF). In initial release of 39th MMFF earnings posted on Twitter, My Little Bossing which also stars Ryzza Mae Dizon and Kris’s son Bimby earned P50.4 million. The comedy movie bested Vice Ganda’s...

Jamich video for ‘Yolanda’ victims angers netizens

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A Youtube video of couple Jamvhille Sebastian and Michelle Liggayu, known online as Jamich, asking for views in exchange of donations for typhoon Yolanda victims earned the ire of social media users. The 7-minute video posted in popular video uploading site shows the couple singing Hillsong United’s Still as a tribute to victims of the recent storm that ravaged Visayas. But in the end of the...

Joey Ayala rearranges Lupang Hinirang, netizens love it

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Filipino singer-songwriter Joey Ayala changed the lyrics and melody of Lupang Hinirang and social media users hailed his rendition. The former chairman of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts appeared in TEDx Diliman 2013 last October 13 to present his editing of the National Anthem. TEDx is the local version of TED Conferences organized in the spirit of “ideas worth spreading.” Ayala...

Miss World 2013 winner is Megan Young!

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Philippines’ very own Megan Young wins Miss World 2013 pageant, edging Miss France in a coronation night in Bali, Indonesia on Saturday. She was the first Filipina to win the crown. The win by Young was anticipated by most pageant enthusiasts as she consistently topped pre-pageant awards and polls. The 23-year-old beauty won the Top Model and Beach Fashion awards, and ranked first in Globalbeauties.com...

2013 Emmy Awards winners

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The 65th Emmy Awards is underway at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California this September 23, 2013, 8:00 AM Philippine time, and the winners will be posted here as announcements were made. The 2013 Emmy Awards, the biggest night for primetime television, will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, with Sir Elton John as one of the performers. 2013 Emmy Awards winners OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS...

Gawad Urian 2013 winners

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Jericho Rosales and Nora Aunor bagged the Best Actor and Best Actress awards, respectively, in the 36th Gawad Urian awards night held Tuesday night, June 18, at the NBC Tent in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Rosales won the award for the film “Alagwa” while the Superstar got the nod for her performance in Brillante Mendoza’s “Thy Womb.” The Best Picture was awarded to...

2013 Metro Manila Film Festival entries

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It will be the movies of Vic Sotto, Vice Ganda, Bong Revilla Jr and Kris Aquino once again battling for the 39th Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) entries in a list revealed online. PEP.ph posted the 15 movies that will vie for 8 slots as finalists in the mainstream category of the upcoming 2013 MMFF, an annual celebration of the Filipino talents in the movie industry. 2013 MMFF entries Be Careful...

Vice Ganda’s ‘rape joke’ about Jessica Soho gets flak online (video)

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TV host and comedian Vice Ganda got the ire of media personalities and netizens for joking about Jessica Soho and gang rape in his latest concert at the Araneta Coliseum on May 17. In his 3rd major concert entitled “I-Vice Ganda Mo ‘Ko”, the comedian made fun of Soho’s weight and then dropped the lines, “Ang hirap nga lang kung si Jessica Soho magbo-bold. Kailangan gang...

Lee Min Ho live concert in Manila on July 2013

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Korean star Lee Min Ho will be in Manila to hold a live concert in Mall of Asia Arena on July 6, 2013. Concert promoter Wilbros Live confirmed the visit via its Twitter and Facebook, saying that the concert tour in the country will be a first for the superstar.  The show will be part of his  “My Everything Tour: Lee Min Ho Live” shows which promotes his latest album. Surprise! Korean superstar...

Candice Glover wins American Idol 2013

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Finally, a female winner for American Idol Season 12! Soul singer Candice Glover of South Carolina beat Kree Harrison of Nashville, Tennessee in the season 12 of the American Idol 2013. Glover, who sang her single I Am Beautiful last night, was the first female winner of the show since Jordin Sparks of 2007 season. It was also her third time to join the show after failing to make it in previous two...

Vin Diesel spotted in Bonifacio High Street

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Fast and Furious 6 star Vin Diesel is now in the Philippines as he was spotted strolling around Bonifacio High Street in photos and a video circulating online. In a video and pictures posted in Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts of Issa Velasquez, a property investment consultant, Diesel was shown having fun with children along the main street. Issa added that they were not allowed to take solo...