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Entertainment News (11/10/23)

EIC On the Move explores the Canary Islands

THE new season of EIC On the Move, premiering Nov. 12, 8 p.m., on Metro Channel, will be exploring the southermost reaches of Spain. Host Raul Manzano takes viewers to various parts of the Canary Islands — the autonomous communities of Spain — including the islands of Tenerife, La Palma, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, and Gran Canaria. In the premiere episode, Tenerife will take center stage, with its picturesque villages and many natural wonders. Manzano will explore the Teide National Park, which is included as a national property in the UNESCO World Heritage List. He will also go on a boat trip to see pilot whales and walk around La Laguna, with streets full of ancient monuments and historic buildings. In the next episodes of EIC on the Move Spain, he will explore the landscapes and gastronomy in various parts of the Canaries. The travel show’s latest season will also make a stop at the country’s capital, Madrid, to visit some of its most famous spots. EIC On the Move will air every Sunday at 8 p.m. on Metro Channel, available on available on Sky Cable channel 52 (SD) and channel 174 (HD), Cignal channel 69, and GSAT channel 70.

Ma’am Chief: Shakedown in Seoul in theaters

THE latest Pinoy action-comedy movie, which is a collaboration with South Korea, will hit Philippine cinemas nationwide on Nov. 15. It stars Melai Cantiveros-Francisco and features Alora Sasam, Bernadette Allyson Estrada, Dustine Mayores, Enzo Almario, Jennica Garcia, Karylle Tatlonghari, Manel Sevidal, Pepe Herrera, Sela Guia, and more. There will also be special cameos by K-Drama and K-Pop stars such as Do Ji Han, Lee Seunggi, Rolling Quartz, and Yuju. Pulp Studios’ chief operations officer Happee Sy-Go said in a statement: “the fusion of Filipino and Korean cultures in the film is something truly special. I’m thrilled about how it turned out and am very eager to share this unique cinematic experience with the public.” Ma’am Chief follows a policewoman (Cantiveros-Francisco) on a secret mission to South Korea where she disguises herself as a tour guide to apprehend a dangerous fugitive. Along the way, she encounters a myriad of characters.

Beatles tribute band concerts in November

HELP! A Beatles Tribute now has final dates for its two-night celebration of the masic of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. The tribute concert at the Newport Performing Arts Theater will be held on Nov. 21 and 22, with members Ernie Mendillo, Matic Pelcel, Ziga Stanonik, and Anze Semrov dressed in suits and black ties and sporting the Beatles’ signature mop-topped haircuts. They will be delivering note-for-note renditions of The Beatles’ classics. Tickets to the show are available at all TicketWorld and SM Tickets outlets and range in price from P1,000 to P6,800.

Barbie Almalbis releases new synth-pop single

AWARD-winning singer-songwriter Barbie Almalbis recently released a new single reflecting on rash, misguided actions. “Wicked Heart,” her new single under 12 Stone Records and Sony Music Entertainment, recalls a personal experience in the past. “I was thinking about how following your heart can lead to trouble sometimes. I want to follow my heart, but it’s always changing its mind,” the Filipino alt-rock icon said in a statement. Written and produced by Ms. Almalbis herself, with Jorel Corpus and Jett Galindo on mixing and mastering duties respectively, “Wicked Heart” is a mix of 1980s influences and pastel synths. It is out now on all digital music platforms.

Lionsgate Play’s entertainment for November

THRILLERS, sitcoms, and historical dramas make up the latest content that Lionsgate Play will be adding to the platform this month. Out since Nov. 3 is the erotic thriller Plush which centers on a talented singer-songwriter Hayley (Emily Browning) who grapples with the loss of her brother and bandmate by starting an affair with Enzo, the new guitarist for her band. The relationship takes a dangerous turn as he becomes obsessed with Hayley. The sitcom Florida Girls will join the platform on Nov. 10. It follows four women living in a Florida trailer park and their initially slow and later uproarious routines in life. Out on Nov. 17 is Dead Man Down, a gripping thriller where Victor (Colin Farrell) infiltrates a criminal empire led by the merciless Alphonse (Terrence Howard). Finally, Nov. 24 will see two new additions to the platform: the mystery thriller Run Rabbit Run starring Sarah Snook as a fertility doctor who must confront her past to save her daughter, and the historical drama Free State of Jones, set in the Civil War where a deserter (Matthew McConaughey) returns to his home state and becomes the unlikely leader of a militia against the corrupt local Confederate government.

Gloc-9, Hero, Ramdiss on Times Square billboard

THE recent collaborative Spotify Singles track “Umaga” paved the way for Gloc-9, Hero, and Ramdiss to be featured in New York City. The rappers from Universal Records Philippines became the latest Asian artists to grace the Times Square billboard, as part of the KALYE X campaign, Spotify’s initiative that spotlights Pinoy hip-hop. Right now, “Umaga” has almost 150,000 streams following a debut live performance at KALYE X Manila on Oct. 28 at the Circuit Events Ground in Makati.

New series on Disney+ Philippines for November

THE season finale of Loki’s second season will be streaming on Nov. 9. It continues the titular Loki’s battle for the soul of the Time Variance Authority. Along with Mobius, Hunter B-15, and a team of new and returning characters, Loki navigates an ever-expanding and increasingly dangerous multiverse in search of Sylvie, Judge Renslayer, Miss Minutes, and the truth of what it means to possess free will and glorious purpose. Meanwhile, a new series called The Artful Dodger, will premiere on Nov. 29. It is an irreverent follow-up to Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist, exploring the adult double life of Dickens’ famous prince of thieves. Jack Dawkins, or the Artful Dodger (Thomas Brodie-Sangster) has ended up in Australia, where his fast fingers as a pickpocket have become the skilled fingers of a surgeon, although his past in a world of crime returns to haunt him.

Better Days drops heartfelt pop-rock single

FILIPINO pop-rock quartet Better Days recently unveiled their latest single, “Kulang,” released under Universal Records. It is a melancholic track with catchy melodies that reminisce on a lost love and failed relationship. It highlights the band’s distinctive sound mixed with the emotional depth of their songwriting. This latest offering by Better Days is now available on all major streaming platforms.