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Abandonment Issues are at the Heart of ‘Sadako’

Updating ‘The Ring‘ movie series for a newer audience, ‘Sadako‘ reintroduces a classic Japanese horror trope to the big screen. If you are not used to it, you have to bear with the subtitles since there is no English dub. However, the subtitles properly reflect what is happening without losing the Japanese feel of the […]

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WATCH: J-Pop band ARASHI drops newest single and plans visits around Asia

J-Pop Boyband Arashi just released their very first digital single in celebration of their 20th anniversary in the music scene! Titled “Turning Up,” the song is their 65th single that can now be streamed digitally through online music streaming platforms. Its release was part of the several surprises the band promised to their fans during […]

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Neri Naig Responds to Cheating Allegations Against Husband Chito Miranda: ‘Secure ako sa sarili ko’

Neri Naig couldn’t help but laugh off a recent rumor she heard about her husband Chito Miranda cheating on her with a close friend. On Instagram, Neri shared a screenshot of a fan informing her that they allegedly saw the Parokya ni Edgar frontman “making out” with Bubbles Paraiso during a Halloween Party. She then […]

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LOOK: JJ Barretto Responds to Fans Asking Him to Stop His Sisters’ Feud

Amid the newest controversy surrounding Marjorie Barretto after she was caught on camera allegedly expressing frustration over mom Inday at the hospital, brother JJ took to Instagram to show his support to the matriarch. “We will always have your back mom, we will always love and respect you,” he wrote in the caption of his […]

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LOOK: Riverdale’s Camila Mendes Dressed up as Rick from Rick and Morty on Halloween

Riverdale actress Camila Mendes lived the dream as she dressed up as the iconic genius scientist Rick Sanchez from Rick and Morty on Halloween – and we are loving it! The 25-year-old actress posted a photo of her Rick Sanchez costume on Instagram with the caption “*pickle rick voice* I’M SEXY RICKKK (and yes that’s […]

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5 Reasons Why ‘Midway’ Starring Luke Evans and Nick Jonas is Not Your Ordinary Historical Film

Words by Alyssa Gabrielle Chen As a student, the Pearl Harbor attack by the Japanese in 1941 seems to be one of the most unforgettable lessons in history class. My teacher had always stressed how this surprise attack had the Americans involved in the second world-war, but the subsequent battle after was the one that […]

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Back to the 70s—Tisoy is a Romantic Take on Old Manila

Words by Kimberly Claire Reyes This October 2019, QCinema International Film Festival showcased a variety of show-stopping films exhibiting the immense talent and artistic suave of creators in the film industry. Among the films, the remastered  1977 film Tisoy stood out for its theatrical display of what life would look like if one were to […]

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Here’s a Sneak Peek into BTS’ Pop-up Store, ‘House of BTS’

One of the world’s biggest boybands at the moment, Bangtan Sonyeondan (better known as BTS), opened a pop-up store in the neighborhood of Gangnam, Seoul called ‘House of BTS’. Big Hit Entertainment, the band’s agency posted the announcement of the launch on their official YouTube channel, BangtanTV on October 17. (ALSO READ: Impressive Large Scale […]

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Claudine Barretto Shares Video of Marjorie Allegedly Talking Behind Mom Inday’s Back

Claudine Barretto posted on Instagram today, November 2, a video taken of sister Marjorie allegedly talking badly about their mother Estrella, known by all as Inday. In the video, Marjorie can be heard mentioning an “Inday” and wanting to hit her for being so dramatic. “Masyadong dramatic, baka masapak ko,” Marjorie said. The video was […]

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SPOTTED: Angel Locsin Donating Relief Goods for Earthquake Victims

We love Angel Locsin! Last September, Angel skipped the ABS-CBN Ball to directly donate the money she would have used on a gown to Bantay Bata 163. And now, despite having gone to a Halloween party on Thursday, she made it a point to head to Davao the day after with her fiance Neil Arce […]

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Wonho Leaves Monsta X After Rumors That He Owes a Former Co-Star Money

Mere days after Woojin announced that he would be leaving Stray Kids due to personal reasons, Wonho has also announced that he would be leaving Monsta X. Starhip Entertainment, the agency of Monsta X, tweeted about the departure a couple of days ago, stating that it would be best to part ways with Wonho amicably […]

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Here Are James Reid and Nadine Lustre’s Thoughts On Having Kids

During two separate interviews on Tonight with Boy Abunda the celebrity couple shared how they felt about having children. Both James Reid and Nadine Lustre were candid about thinking it isn’t the right time to have children, considering the “state of the world” and all. (James Reid Opens Up About How Nadine Lustre Helped Him During His […]

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The Reunion We’ve Been Waiting For: My Chemical Romance is Back!

Yes, it’s real! Well-loved emo-punk band My Chemical Romance is making a comeback after six long years out of the music scene! The band, which announced their split in 2013, shocked fans when they suddenly dropped the news about their reunion show on Twitter. Like Phantoms Forever… Tickets on Sale Friday 11/1/19 at 12:00 PM […]

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5 Life Lessons I’ve Learned from the “Dalagang Pilipina” Mimiyuuuh

Written by Mia Abigan Featured image from mimiyuuuh’s official Youtube channel Jeremy Sancebuche, popularly known as mimiyuuuh, is more than just a rising social media star. Behind her usual comedic self stands a strong and inspiring character and that’s what I adore about her the most! So here are 5 LIFE LESSONS I’ve learned from […]

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Ding, Ang Bato: Bretman Rock Slays As Darna In Halloween Costume

Let’s take a throwback look at vlogger and Internet star Bretman Rock’s iconic 2-piece red superhero suit in celebration of what is obviously the best holiday of the year, Halloween. This Darna look was his Halloween costume for 2018, though it clearly stands the test of time. The reveal’s showstopping walk and wind-blown effects doesn’t […]

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Maine Mendoza’s Selena Quintanilla Costume Is Winning Halloween

Halloween 2019 just keeps getting better and better. From LizQuen’s iconic White Chicks couple costume to all the amazing costumes at the Black Magic 2019 party, it looks like celebrities are really pulling all the stops this year. The most recent entry for showstopper costumes is Maine Mendoza as Latina singer Selena Quintanilla. The so-called  “Queen […]

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Ruffa Gutierrez Opens Up About Claudine Barretto Amid Conflict with Gretchen

Ruffa Gutierrez, who suddenly found herself involved in the feud among the Barretto family after liking a post by Julia Barretto on Instagram, had a few things to say about Claudine Barretto. Both Ruffa and Claudine were among the women photographed for the cover of the local fashion magazine Metro, and fans couldn’t help but […]

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LOOK: A ‘Realistic’ Duterte Mask is Being Sold on Amazon for Halloween

Need a last-minute Halloween costume? Some people on Amazon are recommending that you try being President Rodrigo Duterte for a day with this “realistic” face mask! The “quality latex mask,” as written on the description, measures at 11.1 x 10.9 x 3.4 inches and weighs 5.6 ounces. “Excellent realistic craftsmanship,” the seller claims. It doesn’t […]

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Here’s What Jeffree Star Had to Say About Reviewing ‘Michelle Dy Basics’

Michelle Dy has had beef with American internet celebrity and makeup vlogger Jeffree Star ever since she was called out for allegedly copying Jeffree’s trademarked “Jeffree Star Approved” tagline for makeup reviews. Although she has since apologized, it seems that all has yet to be forgiven and forgotten between them. Now, Michelle has found herself […]

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James Reid on Working with Julia Barretto: ‘There’s too much noise’

On Tonight with Boy Abunda, James Reid confessed that he’d rather not be paired with actress Julia Barretto in potential projects. The 26-year-old singer-actor said that he was willing to star opposite Yassi Pressman, Janella Salvador, Liza Soberano, and even Kathryn Bernardo, but put his foot down when it came to Julia Barretto. “There’s too much […]

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