Under Parallel Skies merging cultures

WITH protagonists coming from Thailand and the Philippines meeting and falling in love in Hong Kong, the romantic drama film Under Parallel Skies promises...

Filmmaker and fan Jonathan Nolan brings Fallout games to TV

LONDON — Filmmaker Jonathan Nolan says he was both nervous and excited to adapt the popular post-apocalyptic video game series Fallout for television. “(It was)...

Bjorn Ulvaeus says ABBA success humbling as he marks two milestones

LONDON — ABBA’s Bjorn Ulvaeus reflected on the Swedish pop group’s reach and longevity as he joined Mamma Mia! cast and creators for the...

Colin Farrell embodies film noir detective in Sugar

LOS ANGELES — Film noir is back, with a lot of color, starring Colin Farrell in Sugar, a new Apple+ series set in contemporary...

The First Omen fearlessly features graphic female bodies

LOS ANGELES — For The First Omen director Arkasha Stevenson, it was imperative to create a fearsome film focused on female body horror, including...

Entertainment News (04/09/24)

COMING off multiple Academy Award wins including Best Actress for Emma Stone, Best Production Design, and Best Costume Design, Disney+ has announced that Poor Things will be available to stream in the Philippine market starting April 10.

Pia Wurtzbach and Iza Calzado: Definitely worth it

L’OREAL Philippines has launched a new campaign putting a spin on their decades-old tagline “Because I’m Worth It,” coupling it with the Filipino phrase...

Louis Vuitton totes and Dior micro bag can save luxury

IN 2007, Louis Vuitton introduced a new spacious bag in its trademark monogram. Meant as a seasonal beach carry-all, the Neverfull, as it was known, became an instant hit. Part of the appeal was that it was relatively affordable. I purchased one in 2010, and it cost around £600 ($760). Not cheap for a coated canvas bag, but around a quarter of the price of a classic Chanel.

A ‘ruffian’ bag is the star of Givenchy’s collection

GIVENCHY’s Spring/Summer 2024 line has finally hit stores in the Philippines, after a debut last September in the grounds of L’École Militaire in Paris....

Style (04/08/24)

BANANA Republic Philippines marks its 5th anniversary with a week-long sale online. From April 8 to April 14, online shoppers at bananarepublic.com.ph will find exclusive daily offers and discounts.

Tweens obsessed with skincare drive brands to say: Don’t buy our stuff

WHEN Shai Eisenman and her team at Bubble Skincare launched an exfoliating serum in the US earlier this year, they did something unusual: They...

Flushed with pride, public toilets a tourist draw in Tokyo

TOKYO — Along with taking in temples and cherry blossoms, Tokyo visitors can now join a curated pilgrimage of the city’s more modern wonders:...