Entertainment

Harry Potter star Emma Watson joins board of fashion giant Kering

PARIS, France (AFP) — Emma Watson, the actress and activist who made her name as Hermione Granger in the “Harry Potter” films, joined the board of the French fashion giant Kering Tuesday, in a major coup for the world’s second biggest luxury group. The British star, who was born in Paris, is the face of the Good On You app, which rates fashion brands on their ethical and sustainability credentials. Although Kering is seen to […]

Hollywood Foreign Press Association starts official screening of EBC Films’ “Guerrero Dos”

  (Eagle News) — The prestigious Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) is set to start official screening of EBC Films’ Guerrero Dos Tuloy Ang Laban (The Fight Continues). The screening is scheduled at June 5, 7 pm in Los Angeles, which is June 6 at 10 a.m., Manila time.  It will last for two weeks. The HFPA is a group of over 90 members of journalists responsible for Golden Globe Awards every January. Despite the […]

David Pomeranz to give special performance at EBC’s “Enjoy Music Beyond the Crisis” online concert on May 17

  (Eagle News) – Noted American singer-composer David Pomeranz will be singing on Sunday’s (May 17) episode of Eagle Broadcasting Corporation’s online concert series that will benefit COVID-19 health workers and other frontliners. Pomeranz, known for numerous international hit songs as “Born For You,” “The Old Songs” and “Got To Believe in Magic,” has recordings and songwriting projects that have earned him 22 platinum and 18 gold albums. Watch his special performance on Sunday, May […]

E25 Records launches inspirational songs, messages of hope to frontliners

‘Nasa Harapan’ and ‘Break the Chain’ to be aired at the #EnjoymusicBeyondtheCrisis online concert for a cause By Caesar Vallejos, OPEN FOR BUSINESS Music matters.  Its powerful influence has been used to impact social change and other movements that echo world unity, environmental protection, and even mental health.  As research shows, music also heals. Addressing the need for people to listen to music that will help them de-stress in the global pandemic, E25 Records, the […]

Tagisan Ng Galing (TNG):  a ‘quarantalent’ show like no other

NET25’s biggest talent search competition premieres on May 9 and 10, 2020, Saturday and Sunday, 12 noon and 9 PM   By Caesar Vallejos, OPEN FOR BUSINESS Quarantines during COVID-19 have shown the best and the worst times of people’s lives. Both funny and sad stories from the rich and the poor circulate the world how coronavirus is changing how they work, relate with each other, and entertain themselves. The crisis brings simple joys yet […]

Welcome baby X Æ A-12: Musk and Grimes do it their way

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Fans hoping for clarity and perhaps some pronunciation tips were left floundering Wednesday after Elon Musk’s girlfriend, the musician Grimes, explained their newborn son’s name — X Æ A-12. Musk, the outspoken Tesla chief, announced the birth of the couple’s first child earlier this week, before Grimes broke down the unusual moniker. “X, the unknown variable. Æ, my elven spelling of Ai (love &/or Artificial intelligence). A-12 = precursor […]

EBC taps FYM Medical Foundation as beneficiary for its 52nd Anniversary benefit concert series

Enjoy music Beyond the Crisis: EBC 52nd Anniversary Special opens several ways to accept donations to raise COVID-19 relief By Caesar Vallejos, OPEN FOR BUSINESS After launching its digital concert to commemorate Eagle Broadcasting Corporation’s 52nd Anniversary, donations start to pour in through #EnjoymusicBeyondtheCrisis, a concert series for the benefit of the FYM Medical Foundation. “EBC’s beneficiary is widely known for its active involvement in humanitarian efforts not only in the Philippines but all over […]

‘HAPI ANG BUHAY The Musical’ now on on EBC Films YouTube

Eagle News — Looking for a new musical to watch on YouTube? Give “HAPI ANG BUHAY The Musical” a try. In a follow up sequel to the award winning film, “Walang Take Two,” “HAPI ANG BUHAY The Musical” begins when Alfajor, the local moneylender, is found unconscious in an alley, which then throws “Barangay Kaysaya” into confusion and musical frenzy. “Filipinos love to sing and dance. It provides us the quick escape from life’s daily […]

EBC Films presents ‘Walang Take Two’ on YouTube

Eagle News — The internationally-acclaimed award winning film, “Walang Take Two,” is now available on EBC Films’ YouTube page. “Walang Take Two,” is the first production of Iglesia Ni Cristo’s cinema production, INCinema, and EBC Films director Carlo Ortega Cuevas — in fact, his directorial film debut — which had since won several awards including the following: 2015 Best Director in a Foreign Language Film, International Film Festival (IFF) LONDON 2016 Best Film, Best in […]

‘Slumdog Millionaire’ actor Irrfan Khan dies at 53

by Udita Jhunjhunwala Agence France Presse MUMBAI, India (AFP) — Acclaimed Indian actor Irrfan Khan, whose international movie career included hits such as “Slumdog Millionaire”, “Life of Pi” and “The Amazing Spider-Man”, has died aged 53, his publicist said Wednesday. The Bollywood star, who was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumor in 2018, was admitted to a Mumbai hospital earlier this week with a colon infection. “Irrfan was a strong soul, someone who fought till the […]

EBC Films’ Make it Reel seminars go online for Western Europe

Eagle News — Being in quarantine has its quirks; pros and cons. On one hand, you’re confined to your home, only allowed to leave to gather essentials. And on the other hand, you get to stay home and work on whatever “me” project that was put on the back-burner. And if filmmaking or acting is one of your “me” projects and you live in the Western Europe area, EBC Films is now offering their Make […]

EBC launches COVID-19 e-Concert series via ‘Enjoy music Beyond the Crisis’

By Caesar Vallejos, Open For Business For the past weeks, when people started to stay in their homes, Eagle Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) invited viewers and their families to send videos on what they do while they are in home quarantines.  Some called it “quarantivities.” Our audiences from around the world shared exciting and positive activities to cope with the crisis, including videos of individuals singing original songs.  Music, indeed, is a powerful element that has […]