Entertainment – Local

Depressed and suicidal? Fighting the feeling, Guerrero style

By CAESAR VALLEJOS, Open for Business “Galit sa mundo.” That could be one of the feelings of Filipinos, over 3 million of them, who suffer from depression.  According to the World Health Organization, 800,000 people die each year due to suicide. What is more alarming is that suicide cases and students with mental illnesses have “risen drastically in the last two years with at least one suicide referral made each day.” “There remains to be […]

Carlos Celdran passes away

(Eagle News)–Carlos Celdran has died. His wife Tesa said in a Facebook post on Tuesday, Oct. 8, that he died of “natural causes.” He was 46 years old. Celdran had been living in Spain since January of this year, months after the Supreme Court affirmed a Court of Appeals decision that sanctioned him for disrupting a Catholic service at the Manila Cathedral in 2010. Celdran, an advocate for the reproductive health law, had barged in […]

Veteran actress Amalia Fuentes dies

(Eagle News)–Veteran actress Amalia Fuentes has died. Her death was announced by her grandson in a Facebook post. “It is with great sadness that I together with my siblings Alyanna and Alissa, inform you that our Grandmother, Amalia Amador Muhlach has taken her last breath this morning in the Philippines,” Alfonso Martinez,  son of Amalia’s daughter, the late Liezl Martinez, and  actor Albert Martinez said. The cause of death was not cited but in a […]

Veteran actor Tony Mabesa passes away

(Eagle News)–Veteran actor Tony Mabesa has passed away. Based on the Mabesa family’s statement on director Floy Quintos’ Facebook account, Mabesa died at 10:20 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4. The statement did not say what the cause of death was. “He was surrounded by family and friends,” it said. Details of the wake, it said, will be announced today. “We thank you for your prayers. we hope you can respect the family’s wish for privacy […]

95.5 Pinas FM relaunches with inspiring jingle that unites, bridges Filipinos closer to home

Kakayahay nahahayag, saan man malapag. Magtutulay sa atin, di mag-iiba. Sa tugtugan na ‘to lahat tayo ay iisa. Musika ang tumutunaw sa mga hirap at daing. Pinoy ka, dito ka. By Caesar Vallejos, OPEN FOR BUSINESS With the message of hope for Filipinos around the world, 95.5 Pinas FM celebrates its relaunching on-air and online with a new jingle entitled “Pinoy Ka, Dito Ka” composed by one of the Philippines’ fastest-rising Original Pilipino Music (OPM) […]

Release of “Guerrero” Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, another milestone for E25 Records

By MJ Racadio Eagle News and Features contributor QUEZON CITY, Philippines (Eagle News) —  Another milestone for E25 Records was achieved with the successful release recently of the original “Guerrero” soundtrack music. The launch was successfully held on September 16, 2019 at the Eagle Broadcasting Corporation Atrium in Quezon City.  It was also launched simultaneously in the US via live feed performances of artists Sarah Petty and Muze from the United States in Pasadena, California. […]

95.5 PINAS FM to ‘switch’ on September 30 with OPM artists

95.5 PINAS FM, the FM station of Eagle Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) will be relaunching its programming in an event dubbed “The Switch” at the Studio 1 of Eagle at the EBC Building along 25 Central Avenue, Quezon City. “We invite everyone to listen and witness the unraveling of the new direction of PINAS FM. We have been known in the industry for pioneering the airing of pure OPM entertainment with the PINAS FM brand. This […]

‘Lola Igna’ wins “Best Picture,” other major awards at the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino

by MJ Racadio Eagle News and Features contributor The movie ‘Lola Igna’ won Best Picture, Best Musical Score and Best Screen Play at the recent Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino Awards Ceremony on September 15, 2019, at the one Esplanade in Pasay City. Actress Angie Ferro who plays the main character of the film, “Lola Igna” also won Best Actress award, directed by award-winning director Eduardo Roy Jr. “This is my first starring role,” Ferro told […]

Sine Sandaan: Celebrating the Luminaries of Philippine Cinema

by MJ Racadio Eagle News and Features contributor QUEZON CITY, Philippines (Eagle News) —  The honorees, living legends, and icons of Philippine Cinema were recognized as they took a trip down memory lane during the “Sine Sandaan: Celebrating the Luminaries of Philippine Cinema’s 100 Years” on September 12 at the New Frontier Theater in Quezon City. The theater was transformed to an Art Deco Cinema in homage to the stand-alone theaters during the Golden Age […]

EBC Films’ “Guerrero” selected to be part of 7th Indian Cine Filmfest in Mumbai

by MJ Racadio (Eagle News and Feature Contributor) (Eagle News) — EBC Films’ “Guerrero” received another laurel as an official selection of the Indian Cine Film Festival in Mumbai, India, and will be part of the screening there . Recently, this award-winning film was recognized by Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards 2019 (LAIFFA) in the heart of Hollywood at Raleigh Studios.  This was last August 24. The 7th Indian Cine Film Festival will be […]

EBC Films’ “Guerrero” original soundtrack to be released worldwide on Sept. 7

  by MJ Racadio Eagle News and Features contributor QUEZON CITY, Philippines (Eagle News) — The award-winning film “Guerrero” will release its original soundtrack worldwide on September 7, 2019 through major digital platforms including iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music, Deezer and Google Play. The soundtrack is produced by E25 Records in partnership with EBC Films. The artists on the album include Rapido and Christian Castillo performing the film’s theme song “Guerrero” the lyrics of which was […]

A certified box office hit: Successful ‘Guerrero’ rescreening in Baliuag, Bulacan

  (Eagle News) – Eagle Broadcasting Corporation’s first film venture, “Guerrero” had its successful re-screening at SM Baliuag in Bulacan last August 17 to 18. The internationally acclaimed film which won awards had its re-screening this weekend with moviegoers flocking to the SM cinemas in Baliuag to see the movie again. The film had its first screening in 2017. “I am happy and grateful. It’s been two years since Guerrero started but the same feeling […]