MAYNILA -- Time out muna sa trabaho si Kakai Bautista na namamasyal ngayon sa Europe. Kita sa kanyang mga ibinahaging retrato sa Instagram na naglibot ni Kakai sa Paris at London na tila regalo na rin niya sa sarili matapos ang naging tagumpay ng kinabilangang proyekto na "Hello, Love, Goodbye." Bisitahin ang Patrol.PH para sa iba pang mga balita. … [Read more...] about Kakai Baustista, rumampa sa Europe
Curtain-raisers: Kathryn Bernardo and Alden Richards ?As of Saturday, Aug. 10, Hello, Love, Goodbye, the landmark team-up of Kathryn Bernardo and Alden Richards has grossed P444,318,951.19. That’s only the local theater earnings, excluding those from block screenings. The movie is drawing big crowds abroad. In the long run, HLG is predicted to equal, if not surpass, the P900M-plus gross of The Hows Of Us starring Kathryn and boyfriend Daniel Padilla and…to dislodge it as the all-time local box-office hit? ? Anytime now, an inactive actor-politician will be a father again, this time to the baby of a non-showbiz girl who happens to be a staff member of the actor-politician’s off-and-on actress-girlfriend. The man is generous and a good provider. According to Funfare’s DPA, he has given the girl a house. The man is legally free and so is the girl. ? Could it be true that a controversial director is offering the peace pipe to an actor with whom he engaged in an … [Read more...] about Kakai has mastered the art of ‘ghosting’
Joy works as a domestic helper (DH) in Hong Kong. To augment her earnings, Joy also actively engages in her buy-and-sell business every Sunday, and even takes on a second job at night as a waitress. She desperately needs funds not only to send back home, but also to finance her dream of flying off to Canada to practice nursing, her original course. When she met and fell in love with the charismatic bartender Ethan, Joy was faced with a critical choice whether to stay for love, or leave to follow her dreams. Watch more in iWant or TFC.tv Kathryn Bernardo again worked with the same intensity of acting, which won her the Best Actress award last year for "The Hows of Us," to portray Joy. Because of her extreme dedication to her family, Joy was a joyless person focused only on her fulfilling her dreams of bringing her family back together again. Even if she was in the company of her kooky fellow DH friends, Joy barely smiled as a no-nonsense workaholic whose every minute of the day was … [Read more...] about Movie review: ‘Hello, Love, Goodbye’ is more than a love story
Anatomy of a marriage according to Michael V. Film review: Family History MANILA, Philippines — Truth to tell, one did not expect much from Michael V.’s latest movie output. One initially dismissed it as probably another improvised episode from his hit TV sitcom, Pepito Manaloto. But close to its first 20 minutes, the storytelling takes a curious turn and at once you see a rarely discussed anatomy of a marriage from the point of view of the funnyman. In the beginning, it did look like another scene from Pepito Manaloto but as the story zeroes in on every member of the family in their respective work-a-day routine, you see a hidden crack in the profile of a supposedly happy marriage. Michael V. as the hard-working patriarch in his mid-40s is put in a situation where he can confront the truth or look away and pretend it didn’t happen. It is here that Michael V.’s talent as screenwriter comes into full flowering as he paints a … [Read more...] about Anatomy of a marriage according to Michael V.
Multi-tasking is not new in showbiz. Michael V. (fondly known as Bitoy) is doing in Family History what other actors (including the late FPJ and Eddie Rodriguez, and Ronnie Ricketts) have been doing — that is, taking on what can aptly be called as the “four-pronged challenge,” meaning writing, producing, directing and starring in a movie. An herculean task, isn’t it? Set for nationwide release on July 24 (Wednesday), Family History marks the return of GMA Films which is co-producing it with Bitoy’s own Mic Test Entertainment. From the title, you might think that the movie is straight drama. Actually, it’s not. “’Yon ang dating,” said Bitoy during the presscon. “The formula is just bright. Tamang-tama ang timpla. There are scenes that will make the audience laugh and laugh, and then cry at the same time. Since I am the director, I see to it that the comedic element is present. Hindi mawawala ang comedy sa lahat ng ginagawa … [Read more...] about Michael V. takes on the ‘4-pronged challenge’