Thursday, April 30, 2015

Filbar’s hulks out bigger Free Comic Book Day on May 2

Earth's mightiest comic book event, Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) is back at Filbar’s, the country’s premier store for pop culture goodness, hulking out the gathering of comics fans on two fronts—Filbar’s SM Megamall and Filbar’s Ayala Fairview Terraces on Saturday, May 2. Originally held in the US, FCBD aims to introduce young people to the joy of reading comics, as well as to reignite fans’ interest in the medium.

Jason Statham in his funniest and hard-hitting action stunts in “SPY”

In the latest all-out high-octane action and laugh-out-loud “Spy” movie, Jason Statham describes his role in the film as “different from anything I’ve done, and it’s been great fun.”

Isabel Lucas: Bikini-clad femme fatale in “CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR”

Isabel Lucas, best known for her debut feature roles in the Australian television series “Home and Away” and in the blockbuster action movie “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” continues to emerge as one of Hollywood’s up and coming leading actresses as she equally stars with music pop star Nick Jonas in the thrilling and edgy thriller “Careful What You Wish For.”

Zombie virus transforms Abigail Breslin into a flesh-eating killer in “MAGGIE”

Academy Award nominee Abigail Breslin stars on a titular role alongside legendary action film icon Arnold Schwarzenegger in the zombie-filled and apocalyptic film “Maggie” where she plays a young woman infected with a zombie virus and whose father’s love proves stronger than the horror of the virus that invaded her being.  

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Harrison Ford connects mysterious pieces of time in “THE AGE OF ADALINE”

One of cinema’s greats, Harrison Ford, who have starred in the most successful and acclaimed films in history, including the landmark “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones” franchises plays a pivotal role in the latest unforgettable love story to unfold on screens, “The Age of Adaline” with Blake Lively in the title role along with Academy Award winning actresses Kathy Baker and Ellen Burstyn.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

World acclaimed commercial director Jalmari Helander directs Samuel L. Jackson in “BIG GAME”

After dodging bullets and the powers that be being at the helm of the Avenger’s S.H.I.E.L.D., Samuel L. Jackson takes on his latest dangerous job as the President of the United States in “Big Game” where the threats are more difficult to evade sans the superpowers around him.

Ridley Scott produced film “CHILD 44” opens April 29 at Ayala Malls Cinemas

From blockbuster and acclaimed filmmaker Ridley Scott comes a chilling action drama “Child 44” based on Tom Rob Smith’s best-selling novel of the same titled starred in by Hollywood’s most admired actors headed by Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Noomi Rapace, Vincent Cassel, Joel Kinnaman and Jason Clarke about an unlikely hero amidst desperate times.

Orphan-turned-war-hero Leo Demidov (Hardy) has risen through the ranks of the MGB, the state’s domestic security apparatus, to become a star investigator of dissident activity. When he and sadistic colleague Vasil (Kinnaman) capture suspected spy Anatoly Tarasovich Brodsky (Clarke), the “traitor” names Leo’s own wife, beautiful schoolteacher Raisa (Rapace), as a co-conspirator.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

8th Binondo Warehouse Sale at State Center

8th Binondo Warehouse Sale
April 27 - May 3, 2015
MCT Events Management will stage the eight edition of the much-awaited BINONDO WAREHOUSE SALE on April 27 to May 03, 2015 at the State Center Investment Building, along Juan Luna St. and across the St. Lorenzo Ruiz Church. 

The first leg of the 3-part series of sale events this year that will take place at the heart of Binondo district inviting thousands of shoppers in one of the most viable markets in Metro Manila.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Carey Mulligan stars in literary classic “FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD”

Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, “Far From The Madding Crowd” is the story of Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan), a fiercely independent and spirited young woman who inherits her uncle’s farm.  Financially autonomous (a rarity in Victorian times), beautiful and headstrong - she attracts three very different but determined suitors: Gabriel Oak (Matthias Schoenaerts), a sheep farmer, captivated by her willfulness; Frank Troy (Tom Sturridge), a handsome and reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood (Michael Sheen), a prosperous and mature bachelor.  

Friday, April 24, 2015

Prepare for the hunt when “HITMAN: AGENT 47” hits cinemas this August

“Hitman: Agent 47” is based on the top-selling and award-winning videogame franchise “Agent 47”.  Directed by Aleksander Bach, the movie centers on an elite assassin who was genetically engineered from conception to be the perfect killing machine, and is known only by the last two digits 47 on the barcode tattooed on the back of his neck.  He is the culmination of decades of research ­and forty-six earlier Agent clones — endowing him with unprecedented strength, speed, stamina and intelligence. His latest target is a mega-corporation that plans to unlock the secret of Agent 47′s past to create an army of killers whose powers surpass even his own. 

Thursday, April 23, 2015

“Fantastic Four” (3D) latest exhilarating trailer reveal

A coming-of-age origins story grounded in reality, Josh Trank’s version of “Fantastic Four” brings Marvel’s original and longest-running superhero team in a unique, new setting.   The latest hero movie is about to set the fandom universe in a different, exciting pace that centres on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Tom Hardy in a relentless pursuit of a killer in “CHILD 44”

Tom Hardy, known for memorable portrayals in “The Dark Knight Returns” as the evil Bane, a violent convict in “Bronson,” a volatile bartender in “The Drop” and scene stealing roles in “Inception,” “RocknRolla” and “This Means War,” stars and shines anew in “Child 44,” produced by Ridley Scott, a film filled with a stellar cast of truly gifted actors and filmmakers – Gary Oldman, Joel Kinnaman, Noomi Rapce, Vince Cassel and Jason Clarke.

Gossip Girl's Blake Lively ageless in “THE AGE OF ADALINE”

Time is a mystery, so is love in the sweeping romantic movie “The Age of Adaline” starring Blake Lively, known for her recurring role in the television hit series “Gossip Girl.”  In “The Age of Adaline,” Lively stars in the titular role of Adaline Bowman, who has lived all by herself in almost eight decades since she discovered that she’s immortal, she stopped aging after turning 29.

adidas Launch Limited Edition "love/hate" adizero F50

adidas has launched a dramatic limited edition re-design of the adizero f50 as part of the #ThereWillBeHaters collection: the new adizero f50 Tattoo Pack.

The design of the adizero f50 Tattoo Pack represents the creativity and self-expression that only the very best players are capable of. The left and right boots feature separate motifs that bring to life the themes of "love" and "hate". The right boot features a menacing black skull motif emphasising strength, power and hatred. The left boot is designed with bright colours and diverse designs including a rose design that symbolise a player's love of the game.

Roland Emmerich’s Highly anticipated Sequel to “Independence Day” to Begin Production

New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced today that principal photography is scheduled to begin, May 4, on the sequel to “Independence Day.” Twentieth Century Fox releases the film in theaters worldwide on June 24, 2016 (June 23 in the Philippines).

After “Independence Day” redefined the event movie genre, the next epic chapter delivers global catastrophe on an unimaginable scale. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth, anticipating the invaders’ return, have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring our world back from the brink of extinction.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Non-stop action and thrills in “BIG GAME”

Prepare for an edge-of-your-seat thrilling ride in the Samuel L. Jackson starrer “Big Game,” an action-adventure story that follows a 13-year old boy named Oskari, sent out into the wilderness on an ancient test of manhood, only to find himself racing against time as he and the President of the United States try to survive after terrorist strike down Air Force One.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Go Places Anytime, Anywhere, with Butterfly Twists’ S/S15 Collection

A good pair of shoes will bring anyone to great places. For the stylish modern woman, this requires a perfect mix of style, class, and comfort to accommodate her constantly busy lifestyle.  With its high quality, comfortable fit, and cleverly designed shoes, British shoe brand Butterfly Twists is quickly becoming the modern Filipina’s footwear of choice.

Weekend Exclusive bundles only at AV Surfer this weekend!

Get to enjoy these Weekend Exclusive Bundles only form AV Surfer!

Just purchase a Samsung Galaxy, Oppo or Sony Xperia Smart phone and get to have a FREE 16GB MicroSD for every purchase from great selections of smartphones, available only from April 24-26, 2015, only at AV Surfer!

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Sunday, April 19, 2015

KumpleTuna na si Marian Rivera with 555 Tuna!

In a new TV commercial for 555 Tuna, the Kapuso Primetime Queen describes her married life as happy and complete.
“KumpleTuna ang buhay ko!” exclaims Kapuso Primetime Queen Marian Rivera in her new TV commercial (TVC) for 555 Tuna.

Star-studded cast in “CHILD 44” exclusive at Ayala Malls Cinemas on April 29

From highly acclaimed and world-renowned filmmaker, Sir Ridley Scott produces the latest edgy and thrilling action “Child 44” directed by the inventive Daniel Espinosa, known for his “Safe House” directorial debut starring Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds and who also helmed “Snabba Cash,” the highest-grossing movie in Swedish history.  

Friday, April 17, 2015

WD® scales up surveillance-class Hard Drive line

New WD Purple™NV 3.5-inch Drives Equipped for NVR Surveillance-system Environments

WD®, a Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) company and storage industry leader, today introduced WD Purple™ NV, a purpose-built line of 3.5-inch, high-capacity 4 TB and 6 TB hard drives for the greater demands of scalable network video recorder (NVR) surveillance systems.

Compared with standard WD Purple drives, the new member of the WD’s surveillance video recording family of drives, WD Purple NV, is designed for larger-scale network surveillance systems utilizing higher hard drive bay counts and greater numbers of attached cameras, which demand increased storage capacity and durability. The new drives’ high capacities also enable long video retention periods for analysis and reference. WD Purple NV is also designed to withstand the demands of always-on digital NVR recording environments. It offers low power consumption and many advanced performance features typically reserved for higher end surveillance storage.

Philadephia 76ers forward Nerlens Noel and WNBA legend Ruth Riley bring basketball to Filipino Youth

Noel and Riley to Attend Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines 2015 Presented by Alaska 

Nerlens Noel of the Philadelphia 76ers and WNBA Legend Ruth Riley will travel to Manila to participate in the Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines 2015 National Training Camp.  Noel and Riley will help coach participants from all over the country vying to be named 2015 Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA All-Stars.  The National Training Camp will be held at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) Forum from April 24-25 and at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall on April 26.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

adidas Climachill™ delivers maximum cooling technology for improved sports performance

adidas announced the launch of the new Climachill™ apparel range, headlined by a black training t-shirt that features intuitive body heat management technology to cool athletes in hot conditions. Perfect for the warm and humid climate in the Philippines, the adidas ClimachillTM is designed to deliver maximum cooling benefit without compromising comfort or design.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

PHILIPPINES, get ready to discover a NEW way of interning with INKOMPASS!

INKOMPASS, an internship initiative by Philip Morris International, a Fortune 100 company with successful business operations in more than 180 countries around the world, now makes its way to the Philippines.

The INKOMPASS program has a globally expanding footprint with presence in 11 countries and plans to launch in 4 more within 2015. It is different because this internship program is composed of two cycles and is crafted to make it easier for students to jumpstart their careers.

Enchanté by Kaye Morales

Enchanté is the bridal line of famed Manila-based fashion designer Kaye Morales. Made for the brides-to-be who want to look effortlessly beautiful with a sophisticated aura, this new fashion collection that features classy designs and dreamy inspirations would be a perfect fit for every groom’s apple of the eye on her big day.

JCI Manila kicks off 6th RVR Award for Nation Building

Junior Chamber International (JCI) Manila, in partnership with the Center for Corporate Social Responsibility of the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) launches the sixth consecutive year of the Ramon V. Del Rosario (RVR) Award for Nation Building.

The RVR Awards was launched in 2009 to recognize individuals who exemplify outstanding corporate citizenship and a passion for nation-building. The premier awards program of JCI Manila, its goal is to increase awareness about responsible citizenship and the pursuit of progress among entrepreneurs, businessmen, and professionals.

Arnold Schwarzenegger in the midst of walking dead zone in “MAGGIE”

Set in the near future of a post-zombie apocalypse, the independent movie thriller “Maggie” stars legendary action film star Arnold Schwarzenegger as a stoic, protective father and farmer, who refuses to give up his 16-year-old daughter Maggie, portrayed by Abigail Breslin, when the teenager becomes infected with the walking dead virus – only to confront the true horror and heartbreaking decision he must make before his daughter turns. 

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Best-selling phenomenal young adult novel “THE DUFF” comes to the big screen

Executive Producer Lane Shefter Bishop first learned of the novel “The Duff” when she saw the partially written book in the office of Joanna Stampfel-Volpe, a book agent in New York.  Bishop instantly loved the title and the idea, and read the book that night.   The next day, she called Stampfel-Volpe and asked for the chance to secure a movie deal.  Bishop immediately sent the project to producers McG and Mary Viola of Wonderland Sound and Vision and said, “You have to read this now!”

It's a 5-day, Pay Day, Big Big Summer Sale at SM Mall of Asia!

SM Mall of Asia 
5-day Big Summer Sale!
Up to 70% off
April 15 - 19, 2015

Summer just got hotter with 5 days of hot summer deals! 5 days of non-stop shopping! 

The hottest summer sale of SM Mall of Asia is back and bigger than ever! See you from April 15-19, 2015 for SM Mall of Asia's 5 Day Big! Big! Summer Sale! #MOABigSummerSale #MOASummerForever #Summer

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Monday, April 13, 2015

Oona Chaplin's extraordinary endearing life and marriage in “THE LONGEST RIDE”

Coming from a lineage of unique thespian talent, Oona Chaplin, the granddaughter of Charlie Chaplin, the great granddaughter of American playwright Eugene O’Neill, daughter of actress Geraldine Chaplin and Chilean cinematographer Patricio Castilla, stars opposite Jack Huston, Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson, and Alan Alda in the “The Longest Ride,” an epic drama interweaving two love stories, linked across the decades from the bestselling romantic novel of the same title by Nicholas Sparks.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Have you ever been branded as “THE DUFF” – DESIGNATED. UGLY. FAT. FRIEND. ?

Young adult New York Times bestseller “The Duff” (written by Kody Keplinger when she was 17 and was published when she turned 19) is now a major motion picture starring today’s young rising stars Mae Whitman, Bella Thorne, Skyler Samuels, Bianca Santos, Robbie Amell and Nick Eversman along with Ken Jeong.

Bosch gives back to loyal customers in the Bosch Big Time Pa-Premyo promo

Focusing on customers is an important part of the Bosch culture -- that means understanding their needs & tailoring products to them. This is what has fuelled Bosch’s success over the last 128 years, and in the Philippines where Bosch Power Tools enjoys a sizeable share of the market, their customers always take center stage.

Such was the case for budding repairman and autoshop owner Tyron Coralde, whose recent purchases of Bosch Cordless Drill and Orbital Sander for his home projects, set him up for a Big Time Bosch experience. In line with Bosch’s Big Time Pa-Premyo promo, representatives from the world leader in portable electronic power tools and accessories staged a surprise awarding ceremony for Tyron at his shop in Paranaque. Tyron is now the proud owner of a brand new Toyota Wigo.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

adidas Futurestar Boost NYC All-Star edition

adidas unveiled the Futurestar Boost, an all-new model paying homage to the iconic adidas Pro Model. Designed in tandem with the 2015 NBA All-Star uniforms, the Futurestar Boost design is inspired by the attitude and culture of New York City basketball, music and fashion.

High School in the age of socail media in “THE DUFF” (DESIGNATED. UGLY. FAT. FRIEND.)

From Kody Keplinger’s bestselling phenomenal young adult book “The Duff” comes the movie version of the same title directed by Ari Andel starring Mae Whitman, Bella Thorne, Robbie Amell, Skyler Samuels, Bianca Santos and Ken Jeong that explores the perils of the high school landscape in a world where social media is an unavoidable part of daily life.

Get ready for “THE LONGEST RIDE’S” feels as it climbs to blockbuster status

Recent estimates and predictions at the box-office certify that Nicholas Sparks’ most charming love story “The Longest Ride” is climbing to blockbuster status amidst strong competition.  Produced by blockbuster makers Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey who made films such as the “Twilight” series, “The Fault In Our Starsm,” “Dear John,” “Safe Haven” and the upcoming “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials” and “Paper Towns,”  “The Longest Ride” poises to be one unforgettable and lingering love story to have been adapted on film. 

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Melissa McCarthy: When the world needs a new “SPY”

Susan Cooper may be out of her element. But not out of her league.  Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency’s most dangerous missions. But when her partner (Jude Law) falls off the grid and another top agent (Jason Statham) is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global disaster.

“BAT OUTTA HELL” trailer release

Inspired by actual events, “Bat Outta Hell” is an eerie horror thriller that follows four inspiring, young filmmakers who are sent to shoot in the vast extremes of the South Australian wilderness and ended up in a town called Nowhere Else.

Starring Rachel Murphy, Marro Dapper and Vernon Wells, “Bat Outta Hell’s” production was completed through crowd funding under Danial Donai’s direction.   

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Samuel L. Jackson's escape from Air Force One crash in action movie “BIG GAME”

A president’s life is under the protection of a 13-year-old village boy in the latest big-budget action film “Big Game” starring Samuel L. Jackson, Onni Tommila, Ray Stevenson and Ted Levine directed by Jalmari Helander.

In the tradition of worldwide blockbuster films about the president at the center of terrorists’ target such as “Air Force One,”  “Big Game” introduces us to a young boy named Oskari (Tommila) who anxiously awaits his fate according to their family’s tradition until one fateful day that he has to face his most daunting challenge yet.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Scott Eastwood stars in Nicholas Sparks' romantic novel “THE LONGEST RIDE”

“The Longest Ride” received early rave reviews stating that the movie is the best since Nicholas Sparks’ blockbuster hit “The Notebook.”   Starring Scott Eastwood whose role in the movie marks his entry to Hollywood’s top lead male actors in the years to come, “The Longest Ride” spans decades of two love stories intertwined that explores the challenges and the magic of new and enduring relationships.

“CHILD 44” based on the crimes of real-life serial killer Andrei Chikatilo

A sumptuous period thriller encompassing themes of power, love, betrayal and murder, “Child 44” is novelist Tom Rob Smith’s fictionalized version of the grisly case that was met with resounding critical and popular acclaim upon publication in 1998.  Real-life serial killer Andrei Chikatilo, also known as “The Butcher of Rostov,” was convicted of murdering and mutilating 52 women and children in Soviet Russia in the early 1950s.

Monday, April 6, 2015

50% off at Kimpura with your Metrobank credit cards!

50% off at Kimpura

Teppanyaki your heart out!  Yup it's back!  50% off Kimpura is back!

Just use your Metrobank Platinum Peso MasterCard or Metrobank World MasterCard and get to dine at Kimpura at 50% off!  This offer is from April 6 to May 15, 2015 only, from Mondays to Fridays 11:30 am to 2 pm for lunch and 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm for dinner.

Just one of the many perks of having a Metrobank credit card.   Valid at Kimpura Greenbelt, Kimpura Greenhills and Kimpura Trinoma.

Not valid for Special and Legal Holidays.

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Michelin joins GT Asia Series as official tire supplier in 2015

MICHELIN Philippines Chief Rep. Michael Nunag announced that MICHELIN official and exclusive tire supplier of the GT Asia Series the for the Asian Region’s leading GT category from 2015. The full 11-race programme will begin in South Korea on May 15.

The GT Asia Series is sanctioned by the FIA as an International Series and is clearly recognised as the Region’s leading GT Championship. It is jointly managed and promoted by Motorsport Asia Ltd and the Supercar Club Hong Kong.

FREE 1 Liter Minute Maid with your Shell Citi credit card

FREE Minute Maid with your 
Shell Citi card at Shell Select

Purchase at least single receipt, P250 worth of items at Shell Select and get a FREE one (1) liter Minute Maid Orange using your Shell Citi Visa, City payWave or Charge2Phone Cards.

Free Minute Maid premium item must be claimed on the same Select store where purchase was made.  Promo is valid only at participating Shell Select stores nationwide.

Promo runs from March 27 to May 31, 2015 only.

CLICK HERE to see complete list of participating stores.

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