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WATCH: Singer of ‘Pen Pineapple Apple Pen’ Creates New Song About Coronavirus

In 2016, almost everyone we know was hooked to the viral sensation “Pen Pineapple Apple Pen” by Japanese comedian Piko-Taro. We knew the lyrics, knew the steps, and unironically helped it become the shortest song ever to make the Billboard Top 100. Now, Piko-Taro is back with an all-new version of the song to spread awareness […]

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WATCH: Mandy Moore Performs ‘Only Hope’ For the First Time in 18 Years

It’s been 18 years since A Walk to Remember tore our hearts into pieces and made us cry buckets. Since then, star Mandy Moore has never sung the emotionally moving song she performed in the movie. I’m talking, of course, about “Only Hope” which her character Jamie sings at a school play to her love interest Landon […]

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8 newly-released albums you can listen to during quarantine

With the quarantine imposed, some of us who are privileged enough to stay at home are probably looking for something to do. Many people result to binge-watching shows on Netflix. But let’s be honest, it does get to a point where you feel like there’s nothing new to watch anymore. And if you’re like me, […]

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‘IP Man 4: The Finale’ Makes a Strong Statement against Racism

Donnie Yen‘s character ages gracefully as he plays the titular character in this final installment of ‘Ip Man’. In ‘Ip Man 4: The Finale’, Ip Man makes a life-threatening discovery about himself that leads us through a final adventure of this well-loved film series. This discovery sends him to the United States to reunite with […]

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A Love Letter to Ebe Dancel’s Music

Ebe Dancel is a name that we’ve heard so many times during music festivals, gigs, and that guy from the band Sugarfree. This guy has been in the music industry for 20 years now. Some of the Gen Z kids may not know this guy, but boomers and millennials know him very well. I first […]

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LISTEN: Ben&Ben Wrote A New Song While in Quarantine, and We’re Already Crying

Ready your hearts and tissues because a new Ben&Ben song is coming our way soon! In a tweet, the band revealed that they wrote their new song, titled “nakikinig ka ba sa akin?” while in quarantine amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Vocalist Paolo Benjamin later uploaded a video of himself singing an acoustic version […]

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Timotheé Chalamet and Armie Hammer are both starring in the Call Me By Your Name sequel

If you loved the critically-acclaimed film Call Me by Your Name, here’s something to be happy about: main actors Timotheé Chalamet and Armie Hammer are both returning to star in the film’s sequel. (ALSO READ: LOOK: We Got to Experience ‘Call Me by Your Name’ Scored by a Live Orchestra) Released in 2017, Call Me by Your Name follows the […]

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LISTEN: Gerard Way Just Dropped FOUR New Songs So You Could Rock Out at Home

My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way just blessed us with the gift of new music while we’re all stuck quarantined at home. So get ready to thrash your bedrooms and bust out the eyeliner, because these songs are guaranteed to make you rock out! Source: Rolling Stone “Hey all, with all this uncertainty I just wanted […]

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LOOK: Bea Alonzo donates face shields and ethyl alcohol to COVID-19 frontliners

Actress Bea Alonzo donated face shields and gallons of ethyl alcohol on Saturday to people manning the front lines in a bid to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Bea shared this on Sunday on her Instagram account. She wrote: So, yesterday, we decided to create face shields for the frontliners. Thank you @luckycathy_binag for donating 2,000 raw […]

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Bea Alonzo Launches Charity Drive, Creates Face Shields for COVID-19 Frontliners

Bea Alonzo recently launched I Am Hope, an initiative aimed towards providing frontliners with medical equipment as they face the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. She shared on her Instagram last Saturday a few photos of herself and her friends in action. They were busy sorting donations and fashioning do-it-yourself face shields from foam, acetate, […]

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Disney Announces New Release Dates for Its Roster of Movies

As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic rocks the world, countries all over the globe begin to adjust to meet what is needed in order to flatten the curve. Part of that is Hollywood’s stalling of production and postponing of premieres for its projects. Disney recently announced a slew of updated release dates for its […]

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LOOK: Watch This 4-Part Documentary on Hayao Miyazaki for FREE

Hayao Miyazaki has become a household name across the world for his amazing animated films. And now, you can learn more about his life, his creative process, and the behind-the-scenes of his world-acclaimed works in a four-part documentary currently being streamed for FREE on Japanese national broadcaster NHK! “10 Years with Hayao Miyazaki” is a four-part […]

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Young Actor from ‘The Flash’ Passes Away

Stars and production staff behind The CW’s “The Flash” is mourning the death of 16-year-old Logan Williams who had played the younger version of character Barry Allen throughout the series. Logan died suddenly on Thursday, April 2, the cause of which was undisclosed by his family. His mother, Marlyse Williams, shared with The Tri-City News […]

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Green Day announces rescheduled date for Manila concert

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to big events like concerts and conventions with no choice but to be canceled or postponed. As such, punk rock band Green Day announced last month February they were postponing their concert here in Manila, as well as the rest of their Asian tour. The concert was supposed to happen […]

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Catriona Gray raises over P1 million for Smokey Mountain feeding program

Former Miss Universe Catriona Gray has raised over P1M to help feed families in Smokey Mountain, Manila. In an Instagram post last week, she asked her followers to donate any amount if they can. (ALSO READ: Catriona Gray raises funds for feeding program in Tondo) In partnership with Young Focus Philippines, she aims to feed 1,000 […]

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LOOK: These Celebrities Offer to Post Bail for Arrested QC Protesters

After protesters in Quezon City were arrested last Wednesday for demanding food and government assistance amid the month-long quarantine, their lawyer, Atty. Kristina Conti, is appealing to the Filipino public to give help to these protestors who are financially incapable of posting bail. According to Atty. Conti’s social media post, the detainees are facing multiple […]

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You Can Now Stream Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Musicals for FREE Starting Today

Musical heads, rejoice! We can finally get our fix of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic Broadway shows for free every week amid the community quarantine, thanks to this new YouTube channel. Called “The Show Must Go On!“, the channel will showcase a different Webber musical every Friday starting with the 2000 adaptation of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor […]

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5 Filipinos part of Forbes Asia’s 2020 “30 Under 30” List

Here’s something to be proud during this time: 5 Filipinos are part of Forbes Asia’s “30 Under 30” List for 2020. The list was released this April 2 and featured 300 different people in Asia who are game-changers of the generation. (ALSO READ: Carlos Yulo Concludes SEA Games Run With 7 Medals) The 5  Filipinos who […]

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K-pop star receives backlash after coronavirus April Fool’s prank

April Fool’s is usually a fun time to pull light-hearted pranks on your friends and family. However, people still need to be careful about their pranks, especially at this time. Sometimes, when a prank involves more serious topics, it’s best to avoid them altogether. One artist who received major backlash from his April Fool’s prank […]

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WATCH: ‘Train to Busan 2: Peninsula’ trailer is out now!

Following the success of the first Train to Busan movie, the teaser trailer for its sequel, Train to Busan 2: Peninsula, is finally here. (ALSO READ: Train to Busan Sequel: Cast and Teaser Image Revealed!) Released in 2016, Train to Busan followed a group of passengers on a train who tried to stay alive amid a zombie outbreak in South Korea. With […]

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