20 foreign language Oscar contenders to screen at Asian World Film Festival in Culver City

20 foreign language Oscar contenders to screen at Asian World Film Festival in Culver City

Los Angeles  2016 — – Twenty films submitted to represent their countries in the Motion Picture Academy’s Foreign Language Film category will be among the 34 motion pictures at the  which runs from October 24 to November 1 at the ArcLight Theater in Culver City. In association with CJ Entertainment, this year’s festival will include a special screening track […]

19.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings ·
Nadine Lustre to bashers: ‘I’m not a saint’

Nadine Lustre to bashers: ‘I’m not a saint’

While many commended her well-shaped body after her bikini photos went viral on social media, Nadine Lustre also had to deal with bashers who accused her of being “pa-conservative.” According to Lustre, the photos were taken during an out-of-town trip with boyfriend James Reid and their friends. “They weren’t even legit bikini shots! I was […]

29.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Hollywood is dead, festivals more needed than ever: Kidman

Hollywood is dead, festivals more needed than ever: Kidman

Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman warned Sunday that Hollywood was facing new challenges in the era of online streaming, and needed festivals more than ever to get films noticed. “I don’t think there is a Hollywood anymore,” the Aussie star told a press conference in Toronto following the world premiere of “Lion” by director Garth Davis. […]

13.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Avatar 2’ to shoot in 2017, ten years after first episode

‘Avatar 2’ to shoot in 2017, ten years after first episode

After years of delays, the sequel to James Cameron’s blockbuster will begin shooting at the start of next year. With four sequels now planned, the “Avatar” team will be kept busy until 2023 when the fifth Avatar opus is due to be released. James Cameron will have waited a decade to shoot the first follow-up […]

24.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Coco Martin hopes to do remake of ‘Utol’ with Montano

Coco Martin hopes to do remake of ‘Utol’ with Montano

Actor Coco Martin wants to do a remake of the 1996 action movie “Utol,” which starred Cesar Montano and Victor Neri. The “Ang Probinsyano” star told reporters that he hopes to do a movie with his idol, Montano, who recently joined the cast of the hit primetime series. “Sabi ko (sa kanya), ‘Kuya Boy, sana […]

03.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Venice Film Festival 2016 announces lineup

Venice Film Festival 2016 announces lineup

The films in contention at the 73rd edition of the Venice Film Festival were announced on Thursday in Rome, with a group of English-language features on the docket. Opening the festival is Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land,” starring Ryan Gosling and Emma stone in a nod to the Golden Age of American musicals. In Mel […]

28.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Actor Anton Yelchin dies in car accident

Actor Anton Yelchin dies in car accident

Anton Yelchin, a rising young actor who starred as Chekov in the new “Star Trek” film, was killed early Sunday in an automobile accident, his publicist confirmed. He was 27. “The news is so sad and true,” Jennifer Allen said in a statement. Yelchin “was killed in a fatal traffic collision early this morning. His family requests you respect their privacy,” the publicist said. Born in Russia, he came to America […]

20.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Angelina Jolie named visiting professor of London university

Angelina Jolie named visiting professor of London university

Hollywood star and UN refugee agency envoy Angelina Jolie is to become a visiting professor at Britain’s prestigious London School of Economics, the university announced Monday. Jolie was named as one of four new “visiting professors in practice” who will contribute to a new master’s programme on “women, peace and security”. “I am very encouraged […]

24.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Josh Duhamel returning for ‘Transformers: The Last Night’

Josh Duhamel returning for ‘Transformers: The Last Night’

Having appeared in the first three of Michael Bay’s “Transformers” films, “All My Children” graduate Josh Duhamel is back — along with Mark Wahlberg — for fifth film “Transformers: The Last Night.” Duhamel appeared as army officer William Lennox in “Tansformers” (2007), “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” (2009) and “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” (2011) […]

18.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Chef Ferran Adrià creates Disney-inspired recipes for kids

Chef Ferran Adrià creates Disney-inspired recipes for kids

What do you get when you cross legendary Michelin-starred Spanish chef Ferran Adrià with fictional and animated Disney characters? Recipes like chickpeas and spinach, fit for a Jedi, eggplant padawan, and The Jungle Book juice. It’s an unlikely and surprising partnership. Kind of like a storyline about a Paris rat cooking at a fancy, gastronomic […]

14.04.2016 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Food & Dining ·
JK Rowling working on ‘Fantastic Beasts’ trilogy

JK Rowling working on ‘Fantastic Beasts’ trilogy

JK Rowling has confirmed on her Twitter account that she is working on a trilogy of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” films. The three films are a spin-off of her “Harry Potter” series. The “Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them” trilogy is set in New York City and takes place 70 years […]

03.03.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Google’s Year in Search 2015: ‘Agar.io,’ ‘Jurassic World,’ ‘Furious 7,’ Caitlyn Jenner

Google’s Year in Search 2015: ‘Agar.io,’ ‘Jurassic World,’ ‘Furious 7,’ Caitlyn Jenner

(Relaxnews) – The annual review of top trending search terms has been released, with Google revealing that its search engine users submitted the most queries for basketballer Lamar Odom, French magazine Charlie Hebdo, video game “Agar.io,” and blockbuster film “Jurassic World.” Three films, two people related to the celebrity Kardashian family, two video games, two […]

Ruffa keeps focus on children, business

Ruffa keeps focus on children, business

Ruffa Gutierrez is not about to marry anew. At 41, she’s pouring attention on other things. “At this point in life, no (I don’t want to get married). Kasi there are so many things na kailangan nating pagkaabalahan… Ang mas importante ngayon eh, focus sa mga anak ko,” she said. The former beauty queen has […]

07.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Claire Danes gets star on Hollywood ‘Walk of Fame’

Claire Danes gets star on Hollywood ‘Walk of Fame’

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Actress Claire Danes, star of the TV series “Homeland,” received a star on Hollywood’s “Walk of Fame” Thursday. “This is huge and wonderful,” Danes, who plays CIA officer Carrie Mathison on the show, said during a brief ceremony. “This is really cool,” she said. Danes, 36, rose to fame in the 1990s […]

25.09.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Isabelle sees older friends settling down ahead of her

Isabelle sees older friends settling down ahead of her

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — ISABELLE Daza is so thrilled doing her first lead role in the Regal horror offering, “Resureksyon”, where she plays a domestic helper who works in Myanmar and comes home dead but gets resurrected as a vampire. “I got excited when I read the script kasi I felt connected to my role,” she […]

24.09.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Gelli won’t pose for men’s mag

Gelli won’t pose for men’s mag

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Gelli de Belen-Rivera used to make temperature rise displaying her delectable figure in such films as “Ikaw Lang Ang Mamahalin (Camiguin).” Two decades and two sons later, Gelli looks as hot that many deem her perfect as cover girl for a men’s magazine. Flattered as she is, Gelli would rather not entertain […]

16.09.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
New Steve Jobs film wins over “The Woz”

New Steve Jobs film wins over “The Woz”

(San Francisco-AFP) – Nearly four years after the death of Steve Jobs, the legacy of the iconic Apple co-founder continues to be debated in books and on film. Jobs so touched the world that many around the globe were struck with grief when he died in his Silicon Valley home on October 5, 2011. A […]

Festival lineup announced for Telluride Film Festival

Festival lineup announced for Telluride Film Festival

(Relaxnews) – The 42nd Telluride Film Festival, held in the US state of Colorado, has unveiled its full festival lineup. Danny Boyle’s “Steve Jobs,” Sarah Gavron’s “Suffragette” and Cary Fukunga’s “Beasts of No Nation” are some of the films featuring this year. Tom McCarthy’s “Spotlight,” starring Mark Ruffalo and Whitney Bulger’s “Black Mass,” starring Johnny Depp, […]

04.09.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Allen Dizon hopes to become a better actor even after string of awards

Allen Dizon hopes to become a better actor even after string of awards

Even with all the awards he has accumulated in the last two years, mostly for his role in Jason Paul Laxamana’s “Magkakabaung” as a coffin maker tormented by the guilt of accidentally killing his sick daughter, Allen Dizon feels that he still has long ways to go before he can consider himself an accomplished actor. […]

13.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Hugo Boss reinvents seduction with “Boss The Scent”

Hugo Boss reinvents seduction with “Boss The Scent”

(Relaxnews) – Hugo Boss has unveiled its latest masculine fragrance, “Boss The Scent,” revealing a new side of the Boss man. This new olfactory creation will hit shelves on August 31. Drawing inspiration from the desires of women, the new Boss seducer takes his time. More mature, he remains passionate but has become more refined, […]

02.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars ·
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