EBC Films’ “Guerrero Dos” wins SoCal Film Award of Excellence for Best Feature film in the US

  (Eagle News) — EBC Films’ “Guerrero Dos: Tuloy ang Laban (The Fight Continues)” bagged the Award of Excellence for Best Feature film at this year’s SoCal Film awards in the United States. This is the film’s first win in a foreign filmfest.  It also came after “Guerrero Dos” became the Philippines’ official entry for Foreign Language Film at the 78th Golden Globe Awards. It also reached the official selection level at the 2020 Montreal […]

EBC Films’ “Guerrero Dos” nominated in 8 categories in 36th PMPC Star Awards for Movies

  (Eagle News) – EBC Films’ “Guerrero Dos: Tuloy” ang Laban has been nominated in eight categories in the 36th Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC) Star Awards for Movies. The movie itself has been nominated as “Indie Movie of the Year, while its director Carlo Ortega Cuevas was nominated in the category Indie Movie Director of the Year, Indie Movie Screenwriter of the Year, and Indie Movie Musical Scorer Of The Year along with Abet […]

Beyonce breaks record for most Grammy wins by female artist

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Beyonce made Grammys history Sunday by becoming the winningest woman in the history of the music industry’s top awards gala, and its most decorated singer with 28 career wins. She secured the record after winning Best R&B Performance for her hit “Black Parade,” a single celebrating Black culture and activism that dropped in the wake of mass protests ignited by the death of George Floyd in police custody in […]

Taylor Swift wins Grammy for Album of the Year for ‘folklore’

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Pop powerhouse Taylor Swift won the Grammy for Album of the Year for “folklore,” her first of two quarantine records — the third time she has won the coveted trophy, putting her in rarefied company. Swift bested contenders including Post Malone, Coldplay, Dua Lipa, sister act Haim and the Black Pumas to win the award. Only three other artists have won Album of the Year three times — Stevie […]

H.E.R. wins Song of the Year Grammy

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The soulful 23-year-old R&B performer H.E.R. pulled an upset in scooping the Grammy for Song of the Year on Sunday for her justice-minded song “I Can’t Breathe,” which tackles Black pain and police brutality. The guitar virtuoso’s single — which debuted in June 2020 in the wake of mass anti-racism protests following the death in police custody of a Black man, George Floyd — bested competition from Taylor Swift, […]

Performance-heavy pandemic-era Grammys begins

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The 63rd Grammys kicked off Sunday with a song from Harry Styles as organizers sought to ditch the virtual pandemic-era awards show format with a series of live appearances from the industry’s biggest stars — socially distanced, of course. Styles delivered his hit “Watermelon Sugar” after host Trevor Noah opened the normally glitzy affair from Los Angeles, joking that it would be the largest outdoor event of 2021 since […]

No holds barred: Meghan and Harry’s historic interview

  by Thomas URBAIN, with Ben SHEPPARD in Washington Agence France Presse NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Meghan Markle opened up about battling suicidal thoughts, Prince Harry disclosed a painful rift with his father — and both settled a fair few scores in their history-making interview with Oprah Winfrey. The gloves came off as the pair lifted the veil on their dramatic exit from royal life, holding little back as they alleged racism in […]

NET25’s romantic drama series ‘Ikaw Ay Akin’ shines with Meg Imperial and Fabio Ide as lead stars

By Caesar Vallejos, OPEN FOR BUSINESS The romantic drama series of NET25 continues with IKAW AY AKIN starting March 6, 2021.  The show’s first season (Book 1) was highlighted by the reunification of the much-loved characters Reina and Romer, played by Ynna Asistio and Geoff Eigenmann. In Book 1, they freed themselves from the past to fight for their love. Aired every Saturday at 8 PM, Ikaw ay Akin will be top-billed by the country’s […]

‘Minari’ wins Golden Globe for best foreign language film

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — “Minari,” the critically acclaimed story of a Korean-American family that moves to a farm in rural Arkansas in the 1980s, on Sunday won the Golden Globe for best foreign language film. It bested “Another Round” (Denmark), “La Llorona” (Guatemala, France), “The Life Ahead” (Italy) and “Two Of Us” (France, US). © Agence France-Presse

EBC rebrands FM radio to Eagle FM 95.5 to mark its 10th year

Eagle FM 95.5 plays the classics, both homegrown and foreign hits   Eagle Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) has rebranded its FM portal to Eagle FM 95.5 as part of the FM station’s 10th year anniversary this 2021. From the previous PinasFM 95.5 name that plays only OPM music hits, EBC’s FM radio station is now called Eagle FM 95.5 “where the classics never end.” With this tagline, Eagle FM 95.5 plays the hits, both local and […]

Oscar-winning actor Christopher Plummer dead at 91

  by Laurent Banguet / with Janet McEvoy in Paris Agence France Presse Veteran Canadian actor Christopher Plummer, whose decades-long career featured an indelible star turn in “The Sound of Music” and an Oscar win late in life, died on Friday, his manager announced. He was 91. Plummer died at his home in Connecticut with his wife Elaine Taylor at his side, his longtime friend and manager Lou Pitt said. “Chris was an extraordinary man […]

Black Panther’ TV series in development for Disney+

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Disney is developing a “Black Panther” television series set in the fictional African kingdom of Wakanda as part of a massive new five-year content deal with director Ryan Coogler, the company said Monday. Global smash hit film “Black Panther” starring the late Chadwick Boseman was adored by critics and audiences, becoming the first comic book movie to be nominated for best picture at the Oscars, and grossing over $1 […]