ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) Announces Partnership with Manila Masters as the Official Motherboard, Graphics Card, and Monitor of the tournament

World’s top gamers gather for the 2017’s first international eSports competition event in the Philippines to compete using the ROG’s best components.   Manila, Philippines (5th May, 2017) — ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced its partnership with the Manila Masters to be the official gaming motherboard, graphics card, and monitor for the event. The top Dota 2 gamers from all over the world will gather to showcase the best of professional eSports. Organized by the Mineski-Events Team and supported by ESL, the event will be held at the…

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RISKING IT ALL IN THRILLING ACTIONER “EXTORTION”

Playing the survival game, a family vacation turns into a race for survival “Extortion” starring Eion Bailey (TV’s “Ray Donovan,” “Once Upon a Time,” and “Band of Brothers”), Academy Award® nominee Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips, Eye in the Sky, The Brothers Grimsby), Bethany Joy Lenz (TV’s “Dexter” and “American Gothic”), and Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon franchise, Shooter, The Color Purple).   “Extortion” brings the action at a Caribbean resort where Kevin Riley (Bailey) and his family take a carefree boat ride that turns tragic when they’re stranded on an island.…

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FINAL EPIC WAR BETWEEN MAN & APE IN TRAILER 2 REVEAL OF “WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES”

The tension between man and ape has reached its peak leading to “War for the Planet of the Apes” as revealed in its second trailer.  The latest trailer reveals an armada from both sides of the war in a series of intense, explosive confrontations between man and ape on who truly is the rightful heir of the planet.   In “War for the Planet of the Apes,” the third chapter of the critically acclaimed blockbuster franchise, Caesar (Andy Serkis) and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an…

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Jr. NBA Philippines 2017 presented by Alaska NATIONAL TRAINING CAMP

Jr. NBA Philippines 2017 presented by Alaska announced the National Training Camp schedule.   DATE:              May 12-14, 2017 May 12 – TIP-OFF and Media Availability of NBA/WNBA Talents (Media Call Time: 8:30 AM Team Drills and Scrimmages of Regional Finalists Elite Skills Clinic by NBA Talent for Jr. NBA All-Stars Alumni   May 13 – Team Drills and Scrimmages (AM) Announcement of Top 20 Campers (PM)   May 14 – Jr. NBA Alumni All-Star Game (12:30 PM) Jr. NBA Philippines 2017 Final Game (Top 20 campers) (3-4 PM) Selection and…

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​Allianz PNB Life Backs National Youth Futsal Cup

Allianz PNB Life in cooperation with the Henry Moran Foundation and the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) will be holding the National Youth Futsal Cup on May 6, Saturday, 7 am to 5 pm, at the University of Asia and the Pacific.  The event will mark the beginning of the selection process for the Philippines’ participation in the Allianz Junior Football Camp (AJFC). Allianz, the official partner of FC Bayern Munich, is host to an annual international football camp held in Munich, Germany. The camp gives teenagers (between the ages of 14-16)…

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MISADVENTURES CONTINUE IN FAMILY COMEDY MOVIE “DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE LONG HAUL”

An all-new cast is about to experience the road trip of their lives in the family movie “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul” based on the bestselling young adult book series by Jeff Kinney.   In the latest movie “Diary of a Wimpy Kid:The Long Haul,”   Greg Heffley convinced his family to attend their grandmother’s 90th birthday party.  Unknown to his parents, Greg just wants to attend a gamers’ convention nearby their grandmother’s house and soon, the trip goes hilariously off-course.   The all-new cast includes Alicia Silverstone,…

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DOUBLEMINT GUM: CREATING SWEET CONNECTIONS THROUGH LOVEWRAPS

I can’t believe that this can happen. Juan drew his great timelines of his life for Sarah in a small double mint wraps. The love story began with a one Doublemint gum.   Garnering over 4 million views on Facebook and still counting, the latest Doublemint commercial about Sarah & Juan’s love story has touched the hearts of many Filipinos. It’s a love story filled with simple gestures of Sarah, offering Doublemint to Juan, and the latter, sketching the moment onto the wrappers.     Netizens have expressed their kilig…

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RIDLEY SCOTT EXPLORES DARKEST CORNERS IN “ALIEN: COVENANT”

The father of the iconic franchise “Alien” returns in the latest pulse-pounding installment “Alien: Covenant” where he will take the audience into the darkest corners of the crew’s psyche in a new planet that stars an impressive cast – Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Guy Pearce and Danny McBride.   If anyone knows how to terrify audiences with smart, sophisticated storytelling, it’s Scott. His original Alien remains a standard bearer for the horror genre, a psychologically taut, uncomfortably claustrophobic film, as lean and effective as the sleek, vicious beast…

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WRESTLING SUPERSTAR JOHN CENA IS A FRIENDLY BULL IN BLUE SKY STUDIOS’ “FERDINAND”

WWE superstar John Cena takes on the form of a friendly bull in Blue Sky Studios’ “Ferdinand.”  From blockbuster toon-maker, Carlos Saldanha, who also helmed global hits “Ice Age” and “Rio” comes the story of a beast with a big heart in “Ferdinand,” based on the story of a classic children’s book by Munro Leaf illustrated by Robert Lawson.   “Ferdinand” (Cena) tells the inspiring and joyful story of a giant gentle bull forced into the dangerous arena of bullfighting.  After being mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured…

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“KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE” FIRST FULL TRAILER REVEAL

The world’s unstoppable spies are back in “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” directed by Matthew Vaughn, who also helmed the phenomenal blockbuster “Kingsman: The Secret Service” that introduced a street kid into the world of espionage.   In the latest installment “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” Taron Egerton reprises his role as Eggsy along with returning powerhouse cast led by Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Michael Caine and Sophie Cookson.  This time, the returning Kingsmen are joined by new exciting and award-winning cast members including Sir Elton John, Jeff Bridges, Channing Tatum, Halle…

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The Heat is On in La Union as AXN and Sony Channel Join LAbor UNION Festival 2017

PHILIPPINES (April 25, 2017) – This summer, AXN and Sony Channel bring all the high energy and excitement in the surfing capital of the north for LAbor UNION Festival 2017 from April 28-30, 2017, a three-day event which features a variety of sports and other fun-filled activities including performances from iconic Filipino artists. On April 29, take the challenge in the AXN Big Thrill, a beach obstacle course competition to be held on the Kahuna Beach Resort beachfront. In a test of agility and speed, participants tackle a series of…

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Support the Philippine Red Cross’ Biggest Run for Humanity – Million Volunteer Run 4

As we observed in fast days, an earthquake swarm has been affecting various towns in the province of Batangas. Seismologists at the Philvolcs reportedly have recorded over 1,000 aftershocks, including last Saturday’s four “moderately sized” tremors. At the onset, as usual, among the very first responders at the scene were volunteers from the Philippine Red Cross (PRC). This spirit of volunteerism is what PRC hopes to awaken in the Philippines which is ranked 3rd most disaster-prone country worldwide, according to the 2016 World Risk Index.   Philippine Red Cross invites you to join…

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THE YEAR’S MOST TERRIFYING CINEMATIC EVENT HAPPENS IN “ALIEN: COVENANT” ON MAY 10

                Director Ridley Scott brings another yet unforgettable cinematic event in “Alien: Covenant” starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Guy Pearce, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Carmen Ejogo and James Franco.   “Alien: Covenant” takes place ten years after the events of Prometheus and follows the crew of the colony ship Covenant, which has discovered a promising new planet.  Also on board, the colony ship Covenant is humanoid Walter (Fassbender) who is in charge of managing the ship’s safe journey until it’s time for the mission crew to wake from years of…

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ADVOCACY FILM “ANG ARAW SA LIKOD MO” IN PHILS. CINEMAS SOON

Philippines’ award-winning advocacy film “Ang Araw sa Likod Mo” written and directed by Dominic P. Nuesa is a gripping story of two brothers reunited despite being separated by conflicting beliefs. The movie also tackles the heroism of Filipino soldiers in the thick of a four-decade-old war against terrorism starring a talented cast that includes Ping Medina, Bong Cabrera, and Mike Liwag.   “Ang Araw sa Likod Mo” is Nuesa’s full-length film feature debut and has been nominated for the upcoming prestigious Nice International Awards (2017) in the most coveted categories…

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