Entertainment

‘Abominable’ rules N.American box office

  LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) —  “Abominable” froze out “Downton Abbey” to take the top spot in the North American box office on its first weekend in theaters, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations said Monday. The story of a teenager and her friends working to help a young Yeti — whom they nickname Everest — reunite with his family and avoid the clutches of a wealthy man intent on capturing one of the magical creatures […]

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 […]

‘Thrones’ wins top drama Emmy as ‘Fleabag’ springs a surprise

by Andrew MARSZAL LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — “Game of Thrones” took the top Emmy for best drama Sunday but dark British comedy “Fleabag” was the surprise big winner of television’s glitziest night, dominating the comedy prizes at a star-studded ceremony in Los Angeles. “Thrones” — the most decorated fictional show in the history of the Emmys, television’s Oscars — finished with 12 awards overall for its final season. “Thank you to the hardest […]

Emmys begin as ‘Thrones’ and ‘Veep’ seek final glory

by Andrew MARSZAL LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — “Breaking Bad” star Bryan Cranston opened the Emmy Awards on Sunday with a tribute to television’s so-called golden era, as “Game of Thrones” and “Veep” take their final tilts at glory. Cranston appeared on stage after a comedy skit which saw a cartoon Homer Simpson introduced as “host” — and quickly crushed by a falling piano. “Television has never been bigger. Television has never mattered more. […]

Five things to watch for on Emmys night

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Television’s glitzy big night out is upon us — the 71st Emmy Awards kick off Sunday evening in Los Angeles. A little show called “Game of Thrones” looks set to dominate the proceedings one last time. But there is more to television’s Oscars than the blood-spattered fight for the Iron Throne. Here are five things to look out for: – No host, many stars – The Oscars went without […]

Getting to know “Teemy” Tadiaman, the five year-old kid who won hearts after appearing in a noontime show

  (Eagle News) — In this report, get to know more about Marcus Teemothy “Teemy” Tadiaman, the five-year old kid who joined a noontime show contest for kids and won hearts after appearing on television. Teemy also thanked all his supporters, including those who supported him through social media. During the interview portion of the noontime show, Teemy, the eldest of two kids of Jay and Rose Ann Tadiaman, says he wants to be a […]

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 […]

‘IT Chapter Two’ scares up $91 million to top N.America box office

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Proving again the lure of a good scare, the Stephen King-inspired film “IT Chapter Two” took in $91 million this weekend to top the North American box office, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday. That three-day estimate fell below the original “It,” with its frighteningly impressive $123 million opening in 2017. But the two films now rank as the top two horror openings ever, according to Variety. “IT Chapter […]

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 […]