‘Batman v Superman’: first look at Supes, antagonist rumors

‘Batman v Superman’: first look at Supes, antagonist rumors

(Relaxnews) – The first image of a fully costumed Superman from 2016 Zack Snyder film “Batman v Superman” shows off a darker look in comparison to “Man of Steel.” Clad in familiar uniform with cape flowing behind, Henry Cavill’s Superman forsakes the sunny city Metropolis for an overcast, gloomy urban background — presumably Gotham. Though […]

04.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Science & Technology ·
‘Frozen’ sisters Anna and Elsa to host sing-alongs at Walt Disney World

‘Frozen’ sisters Anna and Elsa to host sing-alongs at Walt Disney World

(Relaxnews) – Fans of the Disney box office hit “Frozen” will be elated to learn that royal sisters Anna and Elsa will be on hand to lead daily sing-alongs all summer at Walt Disney World in Florida. The newest addition to the theme park is expected to be a major hit this year, given the […]

04.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Film ·
Art pick of the week: Pawel Nolbert’s Atypical typeface

Art pick of the week: Pawel Nolbert’s Atypical typeface

(Relaxnews) – Brushstroke gestures cohere to form a colorful, expressive typeface in Pawel Nolbert’s Atypical range, with the eyecatching collection becoming a talked-about fixture on art blogs over the past week. Created by synthesizing oil painting with digital technique, and published to the Polish designer’s Behance profile earlier in June, the vibrancy of Nolbert’s approach […]

04.07.2014 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Author gives blessing to ‘The Giver’ film

Author gives blessing to ‘The Giver’ film

(Relaxnews) – Lois Lowry, author of 1993 sci-fi novel “The Giver,” considers Phillip Noyce’s August 2014 adaptation a faithful work, with her approval emblazoned across the film’s latest promotional image. Starring Brenton Thwaites (“Maleficent”), Odeya Rush (“The Odd Life of Timothy Green”), Jeff Bridges (“Tron: Legacy”) and Meryl Streep (“The Iron Lady”), “The Giver” has […]

04.07.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
8 Life Lessons from my 8 years as a “Kababayan”

8 Life Lessons from my 8 years as a “Kababayan”

Two weeks ago, I tendered my resignation as host/producer of America’s first and only daily talk show for Filipinos in the United States, “Kababayan Today.” I have posted my farewell message on my social media accounts  www.facebook.com/JannelleSoOFFICIAL; www.twitter.com/JannelleSo and www.instagram.com/JannelleSo.  And aired my farewell show last Monday, June 30th. As I have been saying, it has been a […]

04.07.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
‘Anatomy of a Misfit’ moves closer to movie deal

‘Anatomy of a Misfit’ moves closer to movie deal

(Relaxnews) – Due for publication this September, tale of high school dates and social dilemmas “Anatomy of a Misfit” is on the verge of being snapped up by a big name studio. Andrea Portes’s third novel will be her second adapted into cinematic format, if all goes to plan, after “Hick” had Chloë Grace Moretz […]

03.07.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film ·
‘American Gods’ moves closer to TV series dream

‘American Gods’ moves closer to TV series dream

(Relaxnews) – The network adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s modern mythology “American Gods” is picking up steam after two “Heroes” staffers joined the production and US channel Starz backs the production. The project, in production in its current form at “The Tomorrow People” and “American Idol” company Fremantle Media since 2013, is based on Gaiman’s award-wining […]

03.07.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment ·
‘Fault in Our Stars’ bench vanishes from Amsterdam

‘Fault in Our Stars’ bench vanishes from Amsterdam

(Relaxnews) – Fans of “The Fault in Our Stars” discovered that a canal-side bench in Amsterdam that’s the site of a key scene in the romantic drama had gone missing as they traced a tour of movie-centric moments around the Dutch capital. The disappearance went undetected by city authorities as the bench was swiftly replaced […]

03.07.2014 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Offbeat ·
Music, squared: Google reveals the Cube

Music, squared: Google reveals the Cube

(Relaxnews) – The Cube, Google’s latest flight of technological fancy, is trying to change the way we listen to songs and watch and interact with video. Described as an “experimental platform for interactive storytelling,” the Cube is basically a box — as its name suggests — that appears on your computer or smartphone’s screen and […]

Gucci Fall/Winter 2014 campaign features a ‘who’s who’ of the season

Gucci Fall/Winter 2014 campaign features a ‘who’s who’ of the season

(Relaxnews) – The Italian luxury brand has released their latest advertising campaign, starring a bevvy of the world’s biggest modelling talents including Natasha Poly, Anja Rubik and Joan Smalls. In total, Gucci hired seven of the world’s biggest female models with Raquel Zimmermann, Nadja Bender, Karmen Pedaru, and Suvi Koponen joining Poly, Rubik and Smalls in the […]

03.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Vivienne Westwood reveals designs for Virgin Atlantic

Vivienne Westwood reveals designs for Virgin Atlantic

(Relaxnews) – The airline has finally unveiled the fruits of its collaboration with renegade luxury designer Vivienne Westwood. The full 30th anniversary uniform rebrand for Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic airline by Westwood puts a focus on sustainability and originality: fabrics include a polyester yarn made from recycled plastic bottles with a nano finish to keep the color and […]

03.07.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Film, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
Solaire Resort and Casino unveils its new plane livery

Solaire Resort and Casino unveils its new plane livery

Solaire Resort and Casino, the Philippines’ premier integrated resort, in partnership with AirAsia unveils a breakthrough branding project in the Philippines. Solaire again raises the bar as it wraps its brightly colored logo on AirAsia’s popular Airbus A320, which is scheduled to embark on its maiden flight this July.  Solaire is the first consumer brand in the […]

03.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Services ·
World Cup fan of the day: Stars & Stripes

World Cup fan of the day: Stars & Stripes

(Relaxnews) – In Salvador on Tuesday, at the Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Belgium and the US faced off during the round of 16 phase of the World Cup. This fan came out to support the American team wearing an expression of wonder and the symbols of the US flag on her face.

02.07.2014 · Filled under: Offbeat, Sports & Recreation ·
Artist Tracey Emin’s unmade bed sells for $3.8 million

Artist Tracey Emin’s unmade bed sells for $3.8 million

(LONDON-AFP) – British artist Tracey Emin’s controversial ‘My Bed’ sold for £2.2 million ($3.8 million, 2.8 million euro), almost double its guide price, at an auction in London on Tuesday. The work, a rumpled bed surrounded by the intimate debris of empty bottles of vodka, cigarette packets and condoms, attracted controversy when it was shortlisted […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
Sky-high magnetic pods could be the public transport of the very near future

Sky-high magnetic pods could be the public transport of the very near future

(Relaxnews) – Sky-high magnetic pods might sound like something from a sci-fi film, but it could be the future of public transportation. “SkyTran,” a NASA Space Act company, is a monorail system of two-person pods connected to a maglev (magnetic levitation) track. Suspended 20 feet (about 6 meters) above ground, the concept is being marketed […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring, Offbeat, Science & Technology ·
Mercedes-Benz cars arc through the sky at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Mercedes-Benz cars arc through the sky at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

(Relaxnews) – A 160-tonne steel sculpture depicting two classic Mercedes racing cars soaring through the sky made an appearance last week at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK. The brainchild of artist Gerry Judah, the structure soared in an arc 26 meters over Goodwood House. The London-based creative was commissioned to produce the […]

‘E.T.’ return for online age in ‘Earth to Echo’

‘E.T.’ return for online age in ‘Earth to Echo’

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – The similarities between “Earth to Echo” and “E.T.” are more than striking. But reviews are mixed on whether it is an inspired updating of the Spielberg classic, or a cheap knockoff. The family fun movie, out in time for America’s 4th of July holiday weekend, recounts a group of children’s adventures when […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Silver lining: ‘Red Queen’ reveals book cover

Silver lining: ‘Red Queen’ reveals book cover

(Relaxnews) – The first entry in Victoria Aveyard’s upcoming young adult trilogy wears its colors on its sleeve: silver for the book’s elite rulers, red for the revolutionary rabble. Viewed from one angle, it’s a twist on the “X-Men” narrative — that super powered mutants are viewed as dangerous outcasts — except in Aveyard’s fiction, […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment ·
Fans remake ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ trailer in real life

Fans remake ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ trailer in real life

(Relaxnews) – Spanish production team Zapruder Pictures has faithfully recreated the “GTA V” trailer using Madrid as backdrop. The debut trailer for “Grand Theft Auto V” racked up 31 million views following its release 12 months ago and set expectations for the September 2013 title, helping make it the fastest-selling video game of all time. […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Offbeat, Online, Videos ·
Floating hotel to open in Bahrain

Floating hotel to open in Bahrain

(Relaxnews) – A luxury floating hotel is set to open in Bahrain this fall and is being seen as a potential test run in advance of the Qatar World Cup in 2022. With scarce land mass, floating hotels have been lobbied about as the best viable solution to accommodating tens of thousands of soccer fans […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Sports & Recreation ·