Author of Hit Online Love Story “Vince And Kath” Debuts First ‘Social Serye’ Book from ABS-CBN Publishing

Queen Elly the author of the hit romantic online story “Vince and Kath,” is ready to make waves beyond social media as she debuts her first book from ABS-CBN Publishing titled “The Wrong Message.” Touted as a ‘social serye’ book, “The Wrong Message” revolves around a love story expressed through a series of text messages…

Wizards Gallery: Where you Make Magic Happen

Are you in search of the ultimate spine chilling experience? Would you like to wave a magic wand and stop an angry skeleton from attacking you and your friends? If you enjoy the suspense of horror flicks then step into the frightening but exciting world of the Wizards Gallery at Mall of Asia, and witness…

The Ateneo ENTABLADO Restages “Ang Birheng Matimtiman”

In 1518, Niccolo Machiavelli wrote La Mandragola, a satirical comedy set in the early 16th century. In 2006, Jerry Respeto translated and adapted La Mandragola into Ang Birheng Matimtiman, a play set in 1901, shortly after the Philippine-American War. Ang Birheng Matimtiman harks to the Tagalog adage: “Walang matimtimang birhen sa matiyagang manalangin,” and in…

UNICEF Launches Children First! Storybooks to Promote Reading and Spark Children’s Imagination

UNICEF launches Children First! Storybooks a collection of six books that promote reading and inspire children’s imagination. Written in Filipino and English text for children ages three and above, the books talk about different topics such as overcoming shyness, cultivating friendships, and reaching for one’s dreams. The stories are presented in colourful illustrations to fire up…

Ateneo “Entablado” Adapts Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s Romulus D’Grayt

Now on its 33rd season titled Makita Kang Sakdal Laya, Ateneo ENTABLADO continues its season advocacy of good governance and engaged citizenship with its adaptation of a Western play. Originally written by Swiss playwright Friedrich Dürrenmatt and translated to Filipino by Dr. Jerry Respeto, Romulus D’ Grayt becomes a comedic re-telling of Dürrenmatt’s unhistorical historical…

Rediscovering The Power of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” Today in Cinemas January 13, 2016

William Shakespeare’s most popular play “Macbeth” is adapted anew with powerful performances by ace actors – Academy Award nominee Michael Fassbender in the title role and Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard as Macbeth’s wife. One of the greatest tragedies ever created, the latest “Macbeth” movie is directed by highly-acclaimed director Justin Kurzel. From the producers…

First “Fantastic Beasts” Trailer Casts Spell Online

Warner Bros. Pictures has just debuted the first announcement trailer for the much-anticipated adventure “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” giving audiences the first glimpse at a never-before-seen part of the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is an all-new adventure returning us to the wizarding world…

Where to Find “Fantastic Beasts” High-Resolution Images

Following last week’s first look at “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” the start of a new trilogy of Harry Potter spinoffs centering on Eddie Redmayne’s magizoologist Newt Scamander Warner Bros. Has released a trio of high-res photos, giving us a more detailed look at some of the images that debuted earlier. The photos feature…