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Former cager is now a hot actor

FORMER San Sebastian College varsity player Marco Alcaraz is now making a name for himself, but it’s not because of basketball. He’s famous for...

Leigh’s ‘Vera Drake’ wins best picture in Venice

VENICE, Italy—Mike Leigh’s Vera Drake, about an underground abortionist in 1950s England, won the Golden Lion for best picture at the end of the...

A ‘harana’ artist from Connecticut

JAVIER Colon was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the son of a Dominican father, who owned a Spanish-language radio station, and a Puerto Rican mother. ...

Family of John Ritter sues over actor’s death

LOS ANGELES—The wife and daughter of the actor John Ritter, who collapsed and died suddenly of heart problems a year ago, have sued the...

MMDA to coproduce film fest with Manila Broadcasting

METRO Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chair Bayani F. Fernando recently announced that the Metro Manila Film Festival Philippines (MMFFP) has signed a memorandum of...

‘Fahrenheit’ bows out of documentary Oscar race

LOS ANGELES—Filmmaker Michael Moore said he is willing to give up a chance to compete in the Oscar race for best documentary with his...

John Corbett romances Kate Hudson in new film

WHEN it came time to cast a Lutheran Pastor for Touchstone Pictures’ new romantic comedy Raising Helen, John Corbett’s competition didn’t have a prayer....

‘Anacondas’ leads local box-office race

THE competition was eaten alive at the box office, as Columbia Pictures’ action-adventure Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid opened at No. 1...

Ai Ai sings a new tune

SHE has a Monday-to-Saturday show and a weekly sitcom on ABS-CBN 2, whose sister movie company Star Cinema, topbills her in movies that become...

Bong Revilla denounces SM ban on R-18 movies

SENATOR Bong Revilla denounced SM management’s decision to ban “R-rated” or “R-18” movies in their movie houses, Revilla said the management’s unilateral prohibition on...

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Belmonte, Eleazar lead dialogue with Muslim leaders in Quezon City

PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) chief LtGen. Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar and Quezon City Mayor Josefina “Joy” Belmonte have spearheaded a peace dialog with leaders of...

Aid distribution fails to meet May 15 deadline

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said on Saturday the government would not meet the May 15 deadline to complete the...

Catholic Church not endorsing any candidate in 2022

Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo said on Saturday that the Catholic Church would not be endorsing any candidate in next year's national elections. “We can’t...

Duterte vows to fight corruption till term ends

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte, with a year left in his term, said he will fight corruption until his last day in office. "We are not proclaiming...

PH logs 6,784 new Covid-19 cases, recoveries drop to 2,900

THE Philippines has logged 6,784 new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the country while the number of recoveries dropped to 2,972 on...

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