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REEL DEAL: Lobby Boy Zero In Ayala Mall Cinemas' "The Grand Budapest Hotel"

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Meet Zero, a lobby boy who became the proprietor of the Grand Budapest Hotel.  Follow his funny rags-to-riches story in the thrilling caper comedy movie “The Grand Budapest Hotel” to be shown exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas nationwide starting April 19 (Black Saturday).  "The Grand Budapest Hotel” is a thrilling caper in constant motion, kinetic and comic; a timeless tale of friendship, honor and promises fulfilled. Director Wes Anderson says his eighth feature film comes from a mix of inspirations including the pre-code comedies of the 1930’sand the stories and memoirs of Viennese writer Stefan Zweig.

REEL DEAL: Captain America The Winter Soldier

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Captain America may not be a God, a Billionaire, or an indestructible being he has the most interesting and most politically involved character of the avengers. From the first Captain America movie, many have noticed that more than the super enhance human being strength and stamina of Steve Rodgers, he also gets trapped in a struggle of the past and the present. Thus bringing the amazing ensemble for Captain America The Winter Soldier.

Captain America is still patriotic fighter of freedom and still fresh from the unusual partnership with the avengers. Like the other characters, they wanted to fight to protect the ones they love and is on always a lookout for any new threats to the world. As the avenger closely working with S.H.E.I.L.D., Steve works closely with Nick Fury and Black Widow. However there are a lot of secrets being revealed about the operations and even the leaders themselves.

Bamboo Visits Sony Centre, Reveals new High-Resolution Audio series of MDR Headphones

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A call-out to the first-ever Silent Concert happening in May
Audio enthusiasts and music lovers were treated to a special meet and greet held at the Sony Gadgets Store in SM Mall of Asia (MOA) as Bamboo Mañalac, a Brand Ambassador of Sony’s ‘Music Deserves Respect’ campaign, revealed the newest additions to the Sony MDR headphones line-up, the High-Resolution Audio series.  
“I’m constantly working to find the right sound for my music. I’m very passionate and committed to make sure that everything that I hear in the studio can be heard perfectly by my fans when they listen to it on their headphones. Sony’s MDR headphones get the job done for me every time. It amazes me how clear and crisp every record sounds like through these headphones,” said Bamboo.

Blah Blah Blogs: #MyInternetStory #PhNet20

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For the celebration of the 20th year of Philippine internet, one would wonder and be nostalgic about what was the "first times" involving the use of computers, components and of course the internet itself. Being a 90's kid, the era was the time of the emergence of computers in the Philippines as well as the birth of the IT industry which has eventually branched into many different forms and has been embraced by many Filipinos.
If I would recall, my first experience with computers was way back in my elementary days, particularly in grade one and two which I was with ICPS (now ICCS) in Cubao which had a specific computer room but only grade 4 students would have that privilege to have a computer subject which I think was mainly used for games, like the Family Computer (Nintendo Entertainment System) and nothing else. Computers are required to be in air conditioned room to prevent overheating and dust to form inside them. There was even rumors that it would prevent computers…

REEL DEAL: Sing-Along With "Rio 2" - What Is Love Lyric Video

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“What is Love” lyric video performed by Janelle Monáe from Blue Sky Studios’ “Rio 2” family movie is now up on YouTube!
In April 2011, Twentieth Century Fox released Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studio’s CG animated feature “Rio.”  The film was born from the imagination of Carlos Saldanha, who co-directed or directed the global blockbusters “Ice Age,” “Ice Age: The Meltdown” and “Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs.”

REEL DEAL: Brosnan and Thompson As Partners In Crime In The Romantic Comedy "The Love Punch"

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It’s a dream team pairing in the upcoming romantic caper, “The Love Punch,” starring ever-sassy Emma Thompson and always-charming Pierce Brosnan as ex-couple who reunite to steal back the money stolen from their retirement fund.    
"The Love Punch” sees middle aged and divorced, company owner Richard Jones (Brosnan) looking forward to a worry-free existence as he arrives at his office on his last day of work. Much to his dismay, he discovers that the management buyout of his company was fraudulent. The company is now bankrupt and the employee pension fund - including his own - has been embezzled. Enlisting the help of his ex-wife Kate (Thompson), Richard sets out to track down the shady business man behind this, Vincent Kruger. Before they know it, Richard and Kate are caught up in a cat and mouse caper across Europe in a whirlwind of intrigue, mad chases and jewelry theft during which they rekindle their romance.

XSTIG: Maja Salvador and Coby USA Team Up for Dahan-Dahan in 7” Tablet

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Following the release of ABS CBN talent Maja Salvador’s first album Believe, leading smart device purveyor Coby USA once again teams up with the Dance Floor Princess as she gears up for a full-on media campaign of her next track, Dahan-Dahan.
As Coby’s local brand ambassador, Maja Salvador has been granted full support by the mobile device maker since the release of her first album “Believe”, which come Pre-loaded in Coby tablets. As part of the ongoing collaboration between Coby and Maja’s record company Ivory Music, Coby has incorporated Dahan-Dahan into their latest dual core 3G tablet with TV, the MID 7015 3G (SRP P 4995 only). The Android Jellybean-run 7-incher includes the official music video for the track as part of its pre-installed applications so Maja fans can listen and sing to the tune whenever, wherever.

The ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra Chamber Concerts presents “Sundown Serenade”.

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The orchestra will perform a compilation of hits from the masters of classical music as a chamber ensemble. The concert will feature works from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Johann Sebastian Bach, Igor Stravinsky and more.
“Sundown Serenade” will be held at the Ayala Museum, Makati City on April 2 & April 4, 2014 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM.
For seat reservations, please contact us at 4152272 loc. 2409/ 09156246808 and look for Karlo Cea. Limited seats available.

Your Own Property: Own A Home In 5 Easy Steps At Avida's Homepossible Event

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Avida Land makes home-buying easy and stress-free with HOMEPOSSIBLE: SIMPLIFIED, a one-day event that lets you own your dream home in the simplest way possible.
On Saturday, March 29, visit any of the following HOMEPOSSIBLE sites: Avida Showroom Glorietta (2nd Floor, Glorietta 4 Makati), Avida Towers Centera (EDSA Mandaluyong), Diversion 21 Hotel (Iloilo), and Avida Towers Riala Project Pavilion (Cebu).

Follow Nico and Pedro of "Rio 2"

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Get a chance to meet & greet the lovable characters of Rio 2 - Nico and Pedro as they go on mall tours around the metro. You can check on the schedule below to see which malls these birds would go to. 
Rio 2 Opens April 9, 2014 by 20th Century Fox.
Schedule
MARCH 28, SATURDAY
Sta Lucia East 12:30 - 1:30pm
Robinsons Metroeast 2:30 - 3:30pm
SM Marikina 5:00 - 6:00pm
Eastwood City Walk 7:30 - 8:30pm

HEALTHY LYF: Richard Yap taps into his inner health

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It is undeniable that Richard Yap’s rise to fame has been quite monumental. From playing Papa Chen in the primetime soap Binondo Girl, Richard is now known as the well-adored Sir Chief in the daytime “kiligserye” Please Be Careful with My Heart. His love story with Maya, played by Jodie Sta. Maria, has become the talk of the town: from their first hug to their first kiss to their eventual marriage. It’s no wonder that the soap has been going strong in Philippine television for more than a year.
Despite the pressures that come with being a celebrity, Richard looks great for his age. His skin glows, his looks are youthful and healthy, and his body is very fit. It’s surprising to know that he will celebrate his 47th birthday on May 18 this year. 
While it may all look effortless, Richard says that his sense of well-being is a result of making healthy choices. For one, Richard finds the time to exercise, despite the fact that he has only around three to four hours of sleep each day. “I have…

ART IS A BANG: Cast of "Noises Off" Take Off Starting March 28

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Repertory Philippines proudly presents the hilarious NOISES OFF, the third offering for its 77th season.
Written in 1982 by English playwright Michael Frayn, NOISES OFF —a stage term indicating sounds coming from offstage—is a play within a play, the story of a temperamental director and a troupe of hapless performers putting up a silly sex farce called Nothing On. 
The present production of NOISES OFF, which is directed by Miguel V. Faustmann, runs from March 28 to April 13 and from April 25 to April 27, 2014 at Onstage, 2/F, Greenbelt 1, Paseo de Roxas corner Legazpi St., Makati City.

Crosswinds Swiss Luxury Resort is the dog-friendly resort in Tagaytay

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Pet lovers who wish to share a peaceful, beautiful environment with their canine companions would do well to visit Crosswinds Swiss Luxury Resort, which is 100-hectares of lush green residential resort property set in one of the highest and breeziest areas of Tagaytay, with more than 23,000 pine trees filling the air with their fresh, sweet scent. The architecture of Crosswinds takes inspiration from the picturesque chalets of Switzerland. This haven of fresh breezes, pine trees, and breath-taking views hosted an event exclusive for dog lovers and their four-legged friends belonging to the Cavite Canine Club.

MYX Recognizes Parokya Ni Edgar As This Year's Magna Awardee

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Every time that MYX mounts the Philippines’ biggest awards night in music, they select one mover and shaker of local music scene that they deem historically groundbreaking. This year’s music awards saw the recognition of a group that has brought a whole new, hilarious flavor to Philippine sound.
The award was given to a band that celebrated twenty years of friendship, humor, and good music—Parokya ni Edgar.
In true Parokya fashion, eight friends and pioneers of band members Chito Miranda, Buwi Meneses, Gab Chee Kee, Darius Semana, Dindin Moreno and Vinci Montaner gathered on stage around a plastic table and monobloc chairs to share a pitcher and snacks. Among those present at the table were Rico Blanco, Gloc-9, Miggy Chavez, Yeng Constantino, Barbie Almalbis, Gabby Alipe, Ebe Dancel, and Raimund Marasigan. They performed six renditions of Parokya ni Edgar’s famous songs, “Buloy”, “Harana”, “Pangarap Lang Kita”, “Halaga”, “The Yes Yes Show”, and “Inuman Na,” which aptly capped off the pe…

Anne is just ANNE-STOPPABLE this 2014

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With one iconic teleserye, a major concert, and numerous endorsements and projects, 2014 can be considered "the year of Anne Curtis."
And to add magnitude to her superstardom this 1st half of 2014, Anne will be having a worldwide radio premiere of her newest single, entitled "Made in the Philippines," from her upcoming album under her own wing, Annebisyosa Productions, distributed by Viva.
The following participating countries are:
United Arab Emirates - via TAG91.1 on March 28, 5am
United Kingdom - via Pinoy Radio UK, Italia, Espana, France, Ireland, Benelux, Nordic, Germanyon March 28, 9am 

Hong Kong - via Good Evening Kabayan on March 28, 9pm
Australia - via 98.5 FM on March 31, 8pm and April 1, 10pm
and the Philippines - via MOR on March 28, 6am / Wave 89.1, 8am / Star FM, 8:15am / Love Radio 90.7 and Yes FM, 9:45am

Bosch Launches Tindog Pilipinas to Rehabilitate Central & Eastern Visayas

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Rebuilding program in Yolanda-hit cities expected to be complete in 2014
Bosch today announced its ongoing efforts with Habitat for Humanity to help rebuild community facilities in Visayan cities that were affected by Typhoon Yolanda. Dubbed Tindog Pilipinas, the reconstruction project is part of Bosch's commitment to education and community development, and will focus on construction of schools and barangay centers that were destroyed by the typhoon.

Support Pinoy Products With ABS-CBN At The Great Outdoors Sale

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With summer just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to get a move on and appreciate what the country has to offer.
It’s also the perfect time to get ready for all the adventures that are well on the way—something that you can definitely do at the upcoming Great Outdoors Sale, where you can not only gear up for taking on the country’s natural wonders but also support and be proud of the Philippines through ABS-CBN’s merchandise featuring ABS-CBN Pintados, and the PINASmile and Choose Philippines campaigns.

TV5 Brings The Crown and Gloves Together with BEKI BOXER

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TV5 has showcased interesting new shows lately and it still on a roll with innovative new plots for Philippine television. Now it will end March with a blow as it premieres its newest primetime series Beki Boxer this March 31. 
The new series will be the biggest break for Kapatid actor Alwyn Uytingco, as he does action-packed boxing and with witty gay comedy in this show. Alwyn has done gay roles in the past and has went into training to get himself in shape for the role. There is an interesting mix of boxers and bekis  in the show which will either be entertainingly funny or 'nakakalerkey' crazy. 
It would be interesting if there will be cameos or they will feature world class pinoy boxers and/or gay athletes also which is also timely as recently there are news about boxers or other athletes who came out.
The combination of Pinoy's love for the sport of Boxing and the Gay comedy which is loved by the public shows its potential to be a hit to the viewers. The series is direct…

Showbiz Music Fans Take The Stage At The Myx Music Awards

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The past year saw walls being torn down in the local music scene, where songs and music videos went past what the Philippine audience is used to. When it comes to music, even borders between local television networks and record labels don’t seem to exist anymore.
This year, not only the country’s top bands and musicians who are nominated for different awards will be part of putting together the Philippines’ biggest awards night for music—even showbiz’s stars who are dedicated fans and followers of the local music scene will be taking on the stage to show their support at the MYX Music Awards this year.

MUSIC LYF: Maja Salvador Releases New Album “Believe”

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Gusto ko ma-prove na singer din ako, na kaya kong kumanta. Parang ‘si Maja, hindi lang sya umaarte, hindi lang sya sumasayaw, pero kaya din niyang ibigay lahat sa music, sa paggawa ng isang kanta’.
It was not a long time ago when Kapamilya star, Maja Salvador, appeared on Gandang Gabi Vice and shared that she’s serious about pursuing singing as a career, “Gusto ko na, kaya nga ako nag-tour kasi 10 years na ako sa business.” She even shared that she was taking voice lessons from Annie Quintos of The Company.
“Gusto ko i-share sa kanila [sa fans] na meron akong bagong minamahal, which is yung pag-kanta. Sobrang swerte lang na may nakarinig ng boses ko from Ivory Music na yun nga, willing silang gumawa ng album ko.” It was December 2013 when Maja signed a recording contract with Ivory Music & Video. After months of excitement and anticipation, the actress-turned-singer unleashes her talent in singing with her debut album BELIEVE!

Tippy Dos Santos sings ‘Dyesebel’ theme

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Young singer-actress Tippy Dos Santos has been chosen to interpret Tangi Kong Kailangan, the theme song of ABS-CBN’s newest primetime show Dyesebel. The song was composed by Francis and Carla Concio specifically for the show.
Topbilled by Anne Curtis, Dyesebel premiered last Monday, March 17, with impressive ratings.
“I am so thankful that ABS-CBN tapped me to sing the show’s theme song,” says Tippy. “It’s such a beautiful song – perfect for a fantastic series like Dyesebel.”
As a singer, Tippy interpreted Dati, the grand prize winner of the 2013 Philippine Popular Music Festival, alongside Sam Concepcion and Quest. She will also release her debut album of original songs within the year.
Last year, Tippy starred in the movie musical Idobidoo Bidoo as Tracy Fuentebella, the young lead of the movie. She was paired with Sam Concepcion.
On stage, she played Wendy to Sam’s Peter Pan in STAGES’ production of the well-loved fairy tale. Currently, Tippy is part of Galema, and the upcoming movie Onc…

The Victoria Court Sticker Rate

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Victoria Court loves to innovate and always strives to be the first in introducing new ideas in the hospitality industry. Most of us know about the elite Black Card, Victoria Court's signature discount card that provides loyal guests a 20% discount on the room rates and 10% off on the food and beverage menu. The Marketing Team also followed up with the beloved Pink Card for the Ladies, giving them the right and power to choose. Empowering women to choose where they want to go.  
Now, Victoria Court is reinventing the discount card and came up with a new, cool, hip and faster way for the guest to enjoy the Black and Pink card benefits. The discounts now come with the Victoria Court Sticker. As long as you have the Victoria Court sticker at the rear window of your car, you can enjoy the 20% discount on all rooms and 10% discount on F&B items. If you plan to stay for 12 and 24 hours, you are entitled to a 5% discount too. 
Just drive and check-in at any Victoria Court Branch to get…

Chalk Opens Nominations For Bright Young Manila 2014: The Campus Hotties Edition

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Having been around for eight years now, Chalk Magazine’s Bright Young Manila badge has become one of the youth’s most sought after symbols among the colleges around the country.
This year, Chalk is bringing Bright Young Manila back—this time, turning up the heat and spicing things up with the all-new Campus Hotties edition.
Nominations are now open for Chalk’s Bright Young Manila: The Campus Hotties edition, where candidates will be chosen for what they are set to bring to the world as well-rounded individuals who know that in as much as looks are important, personality matters and intelligence counts as well.
Nominees for BYM Campus Hotties must be bona fide students of UAAP, NCAA, or all-girl colleges.

MUSIC LYF: Sabrina's "I Love Acoustic 6" BlogCon

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6 Acoustic Albums, that is what Sabrina has now achieved in her music career. Last time I remember, she was launching her 4th album already and with a large following in Indonesia and other Asian countries. Sabrina has indeed outdone herself again and keeps on doing what she does best.

And for the new album, she is also adding new spice to her playlist in the album (album review soon on Listening Room).  She has sold more than 200,000 albums sold all over Asia from her “I Love Acoustic” series, labed as Asia’s Acoustic Sweetheart SABRINA will once again excite Asian audiences with the release of “I Love Acoustic 6”.

Sabrina has also had changes with her looks, with a slimmer and playful look, it will be something listeners and fans would like to see from her while still delivering a one of a kind acoustic prowess that charmed many hearts. I asked if there will be more markets she would like to explore, she said that they are looking at them now. 

ART IS A BANG: Join the "Noises Off" #SquishFace Selfie Promo

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Summer is here and it is time to break free and go wild! And make that wild and wacky side put into good use with the special promo of Repertory Philippines for their upcoming production "Noises Off". And what better way to make an impression inline with the hilarious stage play is with a "selfie"!
Here's how: 1. Take selfie of your face pushed up against glass. 2. Hashtag #squishface, ‪#‎REP2014‬ and tag @repphils.  3. Tag 20 friends on Instagram. 4. Email screenshot of selfie with 20 tags to david@repertoryphilippines.com to claim 2 FREE Tickets to Noises Off.  5. REP Admin will send confirmation of ticket date.  6. Tickets may be picked up at the door 30 minutes before showtime under your name the day of the performance. Note: Limit One pair of tickets per Instagram account. Promo Ends: Monday April 7, 2014 at 12:00pm noon.
Don't forget to Like Repertory Philippines on Facebook and Instagram! Also don't forget the hashtags #squishface and  #REP2014.
Noises Off …

MUSIC LYF: Renee Olstead "Summertime" This March 29!

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The multi-talented and animal advocate Renee Olstead is spending a night of "Summertime" this coming March 29, 2014. Experience the music of Renee Olstead at the Edsa Shangri-la Hotel this March 29, 2014. Her soothing jazz voice will surely get you hooked to the moment.
Aside from music she is also part of TV sitcoms like "Still Standing" as Lauren Miller and "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" as Madison Cooperstein. She also had roles for movies like "13 going on 30" and " Bling Ring". The 24-year old Renee has already 8 albums at a younge age and though she mostly sings Jazz and not the mainstream pop.
She is also an active supporter of PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) and was one of the advocates for "Free Mali". She has been to the country several times which shows her love for the Filipino audience and also how her Pinoy fans love her back. 

Solaire Hits A Million!

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Solaire Resort and Casino, the fastest growing integrated resort in the country surpassed 1 Million Facebook “Likes” in one year (facebook.com/solaireresort) a great milestone to mark its 1st year anniversary.
Solaire is the first integrated resort to embrace Social Media with its own in-house digital marketing team since the property opened in March 2013 and has indicated its strength within a year. Social Media is an essential part of their continuous efforts to innovate and provide impressive and exceptional entertainment to all their clientele.  Growing engagement with fans of Solaire has contributed significantly to the business success. Social Media platforms will enhance the marketing plans of Solaire and allows them to interact and update regular patrons on all events, activities, shows and promotions.

REEL DEAL: Flappy Bird No More - Jesse Eisenberg Returns and Soars In "Rio 2"

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The world over witnessed when a Blue Macaw named Blu domestically grew up with his companion Linda who initially does not know how to fly in the first Rio movie “Rio” from Blue Sky Studios.  Blu is voiced by Jesse Eisenberg and reprises his voice act in “Rio 2” where we see him comfortably living in the city with his own family within Linda’s home. 
In “Rio 2,” Blu spreads his wings wider, farther and higher as he and his family, along with their friends Luis, Pedro, Nico and Rafael, take a trip into the Amazon.   Jewel (Oscar winning actress Anne Hathaway) and Blu (Oscar nominated Jesse Eisenberg) are now living happily in Rio, with their three kids. It’s a life that suits the thoroughly domesticated Blu, who only discovered he could actually fly in the first film. He enjoys nothing more than human comforts: TV, iPhones and pancakes for breakfast. Jewel’s heart lies in the wild though. This beautiful and feisty bird feels that Blu and the kids are becoming complacent and accustomed to…

UMD, Manoeuvres, Sexbomb Reunite for Dance Concert

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It's going to be the Ultimate Throwback event of 2014 as the Universal Universal Motion Dancers (UMD), Manoeuvres, and Sexbomb Dancers reunite for one Massive Dance Concert! Watch these three iconic dance groups perform at the Trinoma Activity Center on Monday March 31, 2014, to raise awareness for Neuropathy or nerve damage – a condition with symptoms like pamamanhid, tusok-tusok, and pangangawit.
This event is organized by Neurobion, a Vitamin B-Complex with Vitamins B1, B6 and B12 that helps maintain healthy nerves, promote efficient nerve function, and reduce pain in the arms and hands caused by Neuropathy. 
Besides the dance concert, there will also be free nerve clinics, games, and freebies to be given away throughout the day-long event. 
Use the hashtag #FeelKoAngBuhay

REEL DEAL: Modestly Budget Fantasy Film "Saga: Curse of the Shadow" Wows Viewers

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Arrowstorm Entertainment’s “Saga: Curse of the Shadow” that was filmed with a much lower budget compared to other fantasy adventure films has steadily gained favorable traction from younger movie going audience due to its straightforward storytelling, ruthless heroine and unapologetic visual style.
Starred in by the enigmatic Irish actor Richard McWilliams and rising young star Dani Chuchran (whose acting credits include “Dr Suess’ The Cat in the Hat” and “The Wild Stallion”), “Saga: Curse of the Shadow” is directed by John Lyde where a ruthless elven bounty huntress Nemyt (Chuchran) shoots down the dragon ridden by the fugitive orc shaman, Fangtor Bloodmoon. When Fangtor refuses to surrender quietly, the huntress must battle for her own life against the dangerous villain, and comes away with more than just his head.

REEL DEAL: Poster Reveal Of “The Maze Runner”

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20th Century Fox reveals “The Maze Runner” poster exposing a world of thick walls where a group of teenage boys and a lone teenage girl find themselves trapped in a series of massive thick walls.   
This year’s most anticipated sci-fi action thriller based on James Dashner’s bestselling novel for young adults, “The Maze Runner” stars a pool of young, energetic and talented actors headed by Dylan O’Brien along with other “runners” - Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie Sangster,  Will Pouter, Ki Hong Lee,  Aml Ameen, Alex Flores, Chris Sheffield, Dexter Darden, Jacob Latimore  and Blake Cooper, together, they will find out the chilling mystery behind the world of maze they've been locked in.
Directed by Wes Ball, “The Maze Runner” centers on these young adults locked in a maze known as The Glade where the only thing they can remember are their names when they wake up.  Struggling to escape from The Glade through a shifting series of dangerous massive walls, the ‘runners’ soon find out the …

Memorata Turns Prom And Graduation Into Spotlight-Worthy Events

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The Memorata Shoe Collection, a leading brand in local fashion, presents a line of stylish shoes that are perfect for adding that stardom-worthy glamour as the prom and graduation seasons approach.
An official licensed product line of ABS-CBN, Memorata by CLN boasts of a wide variety of styles reminiscent of the trend-setting shoes seen on “Ina Kapatid Anak’s” lead characters portrayed by actresses and fashionistas Kim Chiu and Maja Salvador. 
The collection offers styles fit for different events in every girl’s life, featuring high-heeled pumps, wedges, sandals, and boots. With prom and graduation coming up, glamorous shoes embellished with studs, crystals, and other gems have become a popular favorite. 
Memorata also has fresh and breezy styles in its latest collection such as colorful sandals and flats to make any summer outfit shine.

REEL DEAL: "Peanuts" First Look Photo And Trailer

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For the first time ever, Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the gang we know and love from Charles Schulz's timeless "Peanuts" comic strip will be making their big-screen debut; like they've never been seen before in a CG-Animated Feature film in 3D.
Its first trailer and photo have just been released, trailer link here:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dI7QEvNxoBE&list=UU-JrjBL_iZAn5wjEsw9nRYA
The comic strip, Peanuts, read everyday by 355 million people since its debut, will mark its 65th anniversary upon the release of the movie in November 2015.

REEL DEAL: Bruno Mars' Jungle Adventure In "Rio 2"

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There’s something that Jewel (Anne Hathaway) did not talk about with Blu (Jesse Eisenberg) in the first “Rio” family adventure outing – that is her childhood friend named Roberto (Bruno Mars).  In the upcoming adventure 3D movie “Rio 2,” Blu is suddenly pitted against Jewel’s childhood friend, Roberto who is the epitome of a Blue Macaw - a perfect specimen of a wild bird who charms everyone around him and makes Blu self-conscious.
Bruno Mars joins the vividly delightful and upbeat musical world of Blu and Jewel in “Rio 2” where director Carlos Saldanha brings the adventure into the wild thick forest of the Amazon.  With the success of “Rio” the call for a sequel came quickly.  Having already teased a new life together for Blu and Jewel – and their three new arrivals – in the film’s finale, Saldanha pitched his idea for a new story.  What if Blu and his family aren’t the last Blue Macaws, he posited.  What would happen to the family dynamic?