Entertainment News (05/20/22)

THIS month TV5 launches Dear God, a spiritual drama anthology, featuring a powerhouse lineup of stars led by Piolo Pascual, Lara Quigaman, Kris Bernal, Sue Ramirez, Vina Morales, and Riva Quenery.

Tom Cruise swoops into Cannes, igniting film festival with jets and star power

CANNES, France — Tom Cruise rolled into the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday — jet planes in tow — cranking up festivities with action, star power and autograph signings on the red carpet.

Michelangelo ink drawing fetches €23 million in Paris sale

PARIS — An ink drawing of a nude man by Michelangelo sold for more than €23 million ($24.17 million) at auction in Paris on Wednesday, auction house Christie’s said.

Ukraine President Zelensky’s life story told in new comic book

UKRAINE President Volodymyr Zelensky’s life story —  from comedian to war-time leader — has been given the graphic novel treatment in TidalWave Comics’ latest biography, Political Power: Volodymyr Zelensky.

Resorts World Manila launches sustainability campaign

Resorts World Manila (RWM) launched on May 19 an umbrella program that unifies its sustainability campaigns.

Okada Manila receives five-star award, soon to open new Filipino buffet

FOR the third straight year, Okada Manila was awarded the Five-Star Award by the Forbes Travel Guide (FTG).

The Best Medoc Bordeaux Buys

By Sherwin A. Lao
WHEN it comes to wines, no other wine region has more pedigree and reach than Bordeaux. But like everything else, not all Bordeaux are created equal. In fact, to me there are as many ordinary to bad Bordeaux as there are good ones.

Chivas turns red, gets new bottle

THE SILVER box of Chivas Regal 12, a familiar sight on liquor cabinets, is no more. Long live the new red box.

Russians line up for final Big Mac ahead of McDonald’s

RUSSIANS lined up in a Moscow train station on Tuesday for what may be their last Big Mac from one of the few McDonald’s restaurants still open in the country.

Just one drink is one drink too many

ONE might think that as long as everybody gets home without crashing their car, everybody can pat themselves on the back for drinking moderately and responsibly. But this is not so.