Entertainment

Moviegoers in Hawaii relate to EBC Films’ “Guerrero”

By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau HONOLULU, HI (Eagle News) – Eagle Broadcasting Corporation’s first full-length movie “Guerrero” held its Hawaii premiere at the iconic Dole Cannery Theaters in Honolulu on Sunday, February 10, 2019. Hundreds gathered at the lobby to purchase tickets for the film, take photos in front of the giant movie poster and sign their names on that very poster. Passers-by there to watch other movies expressed curiosity about the film while some wished they […]

Stars shine as FDCP hosts Film Ambassadors’ Night

By Emily Manuel Contributor, Eagle News (Eagle News) — The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) kicked off “Sandaan”, a celebration of 100 years of Philippine cinema, with a Film Ambassadors’ Night held at the Samsung Hall, in Taguig City last February 10, 2019. The event brought together filmmakers, artists of the industry, special guests, and movers of Philippine cinema. FDCP honored 89 films that received awards from prestigious international film festivals, including Shireen […]

“We Are One Concert” ng Iglesia Ni Cristo, isinagawa sa Philippine Arena

Eagle News) — Naging matagumpay ang isinagawang “We Are One Concert” ng Iglesia Ni Cristo sa Philippine Arena sa Ciudad de Victoria. Ito ay isang uri ng aktibidad ng Iglesia Ni Cristo para sa mga nasa proseso na ng pag-anib sa Iglesia o yung mga tinatawag na Dinudoktrinahan at Sinusubok. Ang mga dumalo sa aktibidad ay nagmula pa sa iba’t ibang distrito eklesiastiko ng Iglesia Ni Cristo sa Region 3, National Capital Region at mga […]

Actor Liam Neeson fights to recover after sharing racist episode

  by Thomas Urbain Agence France Presse NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — After sparking a scandal by recalling a racist episode from his distant past, actor Liam Neeson is now battling to save his career — a task experts predict will be difficult but not impossible. More than 40 years ago, Neeson recently told The Independent of London, he was enraged to learn of a friend’s rape by a man she said was black. […]

Winners in key categories at the 2019 Grammy Awards

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Here is a list of winners in the major categories for the Grammy Awards, which were handed out on Sunday in Los Angeles. Country star Kacey Musgraves won the top prize of the night, Album of the Year, for her “Golden Hour.” Album of the Year: Kacey Musgraves, “Golden Hour” Record of the Year (best overall song performance): Childish Gambino, “This Is America” Song of the Year (recognizing songwriting): […]

British pop star Dua Lipa wins Grammy for Best New Artist

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — English singer-songwriter Dua Lipa on Sunday bested a crowded field of female talent to take home the Grammy for Best New Artist. The synth-pop star beat out fellow Londoner Jorja Smith along with rising pop singer-songwriter Bebe Rexha and the enigmatic R&B performer H.E.R. Lipa’s breakthrough came in 2016 with her first global hit “Hotter than Hell,” which she followed with “Blow Your Mind (Mwah),” which busted into the […]

Ariana Grande wins first Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Album

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Reigning pop princess Ariana Grande took home the first Grammy of her career for Best Pop Vocal Album on Sunday for her fourth studio album “Sweetener,” topping a tough field including perennial favorite Taylor Swift. Grande’s Grammy comes after six career nominations but the star was notably absent from this year’s gala. Just days before the event, she slammed the ceremony’s producer for “lying” about her decision not to […]

Music’s top stars hit the Grammys, Carlile and Gaga early winners

by Maggy DONALDSON Agence France-Presse LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The music world hit the red carpet Sunday for the Grammys, with hip-hop royalty and a bevy of talented women leading the pack — and early awards going to top nominees Lady Gaga and Brandi Carlile. In the pre-gala ceremony in Los Angeles, at which most of the more than 80 prizes are handed out, folk rocker Carlile — this year’s most nominated woman […]

EBC Films’ Guerrero scores a knock-out with fans across the United States

by Emily Manuel Contributor, Eagle News (Eagle News) — Eagle Broadcasting Corporation Films’ “Guerrero” held simultaneous screenings in DC, New Jersey and Virginia, United States on January 27 2019, after its successful release across Asia, the Middle East, United Kingdom and Canada late last year. The film tells the story of life’s struggles and triumphs seen through the eyes of Ramon Guerrero and his little brother Miguel. Though written and filmed entirely in the Philippines, […]

Actress Jennifer Lawrence to tie the knot

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence, one of Hollywood’s most eligible singles, is tying the knot. The 28-year-old “Hunger Games” star is engaged to art dealer Cooke Maroney, 33, her publicist told the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday. The couple have been spotted together since last summer after reportedly being introduced through friends. Rumors of the engagement began circulating recently after the Kentucky-born actress was spotted at a New York restaurant with […]

‘Glass’ shatter-proof atop N.American box office

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — “Glass” proved shatter-proof atop North American box offices for a third straight weekend, earning $9.5 million, industry estimates showed on Sunday. Directed and financed by M. Night Shyamalan, Universal’s superhero thriller unites narratives from his “Unbreakable” (2000) and “Split” (2016). Much of the film, starring Bruce Willis, Samuel L Jackson and James McAvoy, takes place in a psychiatric facility. Keeping it company in the number two spot was buddy […]

Miss Universe Vietnam H’hen Nie arrives in PHL

(Eagle News)—Miss Universe Vietnam H’hen Nie is in the Philippines. The beauty queen, who landed in the Top 5 in the recently held Miss Universe 2018, made the announcement in an Instagram post. “Mabuhay Philippines ! Here we come,” she said. She also thanked the Philippines “for your warm welcome.” “I’m so happy to see my coach again, Anjo Santos,” she added. It was Miss Philippines Catriona Gray who clinched the Miss Universe 2018 crown. […]