Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Energy levels soar in jam-packed 39th MILO Marathon Dagupan race

The first race of the 39th National MILO Marathon set the stage for the season as over 11,000 runners excitedly raced to the finish line in Dagupan, Pangasinan. Leading the pack were former MILO Marathon queen Christabel Martes, and first-time 21K winner Cesar Castañeto.

BPI Travel Madness Expo 2015 is here!

BPI Travel Madness Expo 2015
July 3 - 5, 2015
SMX Convention Center, Pasay City

Are you ready for the much awaited Travel Madness Expo? The countdown begins today!

Head over to the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City on July 3, 4 and 5, 2015 and grab the lowest possible fares and great travel discounts.

Get a chance to win FREE FLIGHTS
Just apply for a BPI Credit Card at the BPI travel booth or present a minimum single receipt purchase of Php 3,000 charged to your BPI Credit Card.

Ten (10) randomly selected winners will get two 15,000 AirAsia Big Points, equivalent to two (2) roundtrip tickets to select local destinations.

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Monday, June 29, 2015

Acclaimed director Fuqua and academy award nominee Gyllenhaal team up in boxing movie "Southpaw"

Acclaimed director Antoine Fuqua ("Training Day") and screenwriters Kurt Sutter ("Sons of Anarchy") and Richard Wenk ("The Mechanic") team up to tell a riveting story in  "Southpaw" about a boxer named Billy "The Great" Hope, reigning Junior Middleweight Boxing Champion of the World (played by Academy Award® nominee Jake Gyllenhaal). 

A haunting descent into darkness in “THE VATICAN TAPES”

Rewriting the horror genre, “The Vatican Tapes” began when Lionsgate and Lakeshore Entertainment received the haunting spec script that took the classic horror concept of demonic possession and elevated it to an even more chilling level by introducing the anti-Christ.

Unprecedented action unveils in martial arts film “DIE FIGHTING”

Independent filmmaker Fabien Garcia, a martial arts enthusiast who’s been training in Judo since he was six helms and stars in the action movie to beat in “Die Fighting.”

In “Die Fighting,” a team of Shaolin-trained kung fu actors are about to make their big break in Hollywood when a shady director forces them through a gauntlet in Los Angeles, forcing them to act and react in a brutal action reality movie, filming their every move as they are pitted against a gallery of thugs.  To make their way out of the movie and keep their families alive, they must face every death-defying challenge the director throws at them or be killed in the filming process.               

Damian Lillard on his third stop in Xiamen with adidas

 Damian Lillard on his third stop of his Take on Summer Tour in China, Damian Lillard visited the adidas store in Xiamen where he participated in a skills challenge with fans at the adidas Store. 

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Ultimate road trip on friendship in “PAPER TOWNS”

Adapted from the bestselling novel by author John Green (“The Fault in Our Stars”), PAPER TOWNS is a coming-of-age story centering on Quentin and his enigmatic neighbor Margo, who loved mysteries so much she became one. After taking him on an all-night adventure through their hometown, Margo suddenly disappears--leaving behind cryptic clues for Quentin to decipher. The search leads Quentin and his quick-witted friends on an exhilarating adventure that is equal parts hilarious and moving. Ultimately, to track down Margo, Quentin must find a deeper understanding of true friendship--and true love.

Adrien Brody and Hayden Christensen play troubled brothers in “AMERICAN HEIST”

Academy Award Winner Adrien Brody and “Star Wars” actor Hayden Christensen play brothers embroiled in a bank robbery that would make or break their bond in the exciting and gripping action thriller “American Heist.”

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Friday, June 26, 2015

Martial artists trapped in brutal reality film in “DIE FIGHTING”

In the highly-stylized and full-adrenaline action film “Die Fighting,” four Shaolin-forged martial artists has just won the top award at a Film Festival.  

The team, composed of Fabien, Lohan, Didier, and Jess immediately set their sights for Hollywood, but from within the  shadows emerges a new challenge: the four find themselves in front of the seemingly inescapable eye of a mysterious director who forces them to “act” in his own brutal reality film, with the lives of their loved ones at stake. 

Damian Lillard takes on China on his summer tour in Shanghai, China

Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers interacts with his fans, creating the Lillard logo graffiti tee during the adidas Take on Summer tour in Shanghai.

Damian Lillard began the Chinese leg of his Take on Summer Tour in Shanghai last Monday (June 22) where he visited the adidas Shanghai Brand Centre, received a warm welcome from fans and introduced the D Lillard 1 Take on Summer edition.

HOOQ partners with PEP.ph to award today’s biggest stars

HOOQ, Asia’s first regional subscription Video-on-Demand service with the largest Hollywood and Pinoy catalogue of movies and TV series, has partnered with the Philippines’ No. 1 entertainment portal, PEP.ph, to present the winners of this year’s PEP List! 

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Sam Raimi and Gil Kenan team up in “POLTERGEIST” (3D)

Writer, producer and director Sam Raimi may be best known for his work on the Tobey Maguire-starring “Spider-Man” trilogy, but he got his break in 1981 as the director and writer of the cult horror classic, “The Evil Dead.” So for Raimi, working as producer on the “Poltergeist” remake is something of a journey home, a much welcome return to his roots.

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Ashley Greene: Undead from the tomb to stalk ex in “BURYING THE EX”

“Twilight Saga” co-star Ashley Greene stars in the innovatively yarned horror-comedy “Burying The Ex” alongside Anton Yelchin and Alexandra Daddario.

Powerful Satanic force unlike any revealed from “THE VATICAN TAPES”

Enter the terrifying world of “The Vatican Tapes.”  From the filmmakers of the hit “The Exorcism of Emily Rose,” Horror-thriller “The Vatican Tapes” dives into a modern day story of good and evil, while exploring the devastating and widespread consequences of a demonic possession. 

With great power comes “ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING”

The world’s fate hangs in the balance in the upcoming hilarious comedy “Absolutely Anything” starring Kate Beckinsale, Simon Pegg, Rob Riggle, Sanjeev Bhaskar and Eddie Izzard.

Saturday, June 20, 2015

KANYE WEST and adidas Originals: Introducing the YEEZY BOOST 350

Launched this past February with an epic New York Fashion Week presentation, YEEZY Season 1 by Kanye West and adidas Originals ignited a global sensation with an unprecedented public live-stream and the subsequent release of the YEEZY BOOST, which immediately sold out in a worldwide frenzy of anticipation.

“ATTACK ON TITAN” Trailer reveal (Phils.)

Based on the phenomenal Manga created by Hajime Isayama, “Attack on Titan” is a live-action movie directed by Shinji Higuchi and written by Yusuke Watanabe and Tomohiro Machiyama. 

Friday, June 12, 2015

“KUNG FU PANDA 3” First look photos

In 2016, one of the most successful animated franchises in the world returns with its biggest comedy adventure yet, “Kung Fu Panda 3.” When Po's long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, the reunited duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters.  

But when the supernatural villain Kai begins to sweep across China defeating all the kung fu masters, Po must do the impossible—learn to train a village full of his fun-loving, clumsy brethren to become the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas!

Matthias Schoenaerts is a woman's rock in the romantic epic “FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD”

For actor Matthias Schoenaerts, playing the steadfast shepherd Gabriel Oak in the big-screen adaptation of “Far from the Madding Crowd” by Thomas Hardy was a profound experience. The 37-year-old Belgian says that the character helped him shape his personal life.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Samsung Electronics and Universal Pictures announce global marketing partnership with Amblin entertainment’s "JURASSIC WORLD"

Exclusive Jurassic World reveal clip to be shown on Samsung’s revolutionary SUHD TVs  

Samsung Electronics Co. announces its global marketing partnership with Jurassic World, the long-awaited next installment of Steve Spielberg’s groundbreaking Jurassic Park series.  Samsung will present exclusive content from the upcoming epic action-adventure on its revolutionary SUHD TVs at retail stores in U.S until the movie releases on June 12. As part of the cross-platform partnership, Samsung also had a presence at the Jurassic World premiere and post-party.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Western Union launches rewards program for its My WU loyalty program

What was once a successful loyalty program has now evolved into something even better as Western Union introduces an innovative rewards program to compliment their My WUSM program. My WU unlocks a world of products and services to help Filipinos move money for better.

With one personal number that My WU gives, every registered member will be granted exclusive privileges and rewards. With My WU membership, there are no cards, just a faster and hassle-free transaction processing.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Beloved literary classic comes to life in “FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD”

The literary classic adapted to film, “Far From the Madding Crowd” starring Carrey Mulligan launched with a very impressive numbers at the US box-office following warm and rave reception from critics and audience alike when it opened on a limited release. 

Based on the novel of the same title by Thomas Hardy, “Far From the Madding Crowd” is the story of Bathsheeba Everdene, an independent, beautiful and headstrong woman who attracts three very different but very  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.

Get great deals with AV Surfer, freebies, GC's and more!

Shop at AV Surfer this weekend and get fabulous treats!

Happening this June 12 to July 12, 2015  AV Surfer invites you to visit AV Surfer’s Big Brands, Big Deals exhibit at the Robinsons Metroeast – Upper Ground Level (between McDonalds and Pizza Hut). 

Get loads of freebies ranging from gift certificates from Max's and Jollibee to memory cards and home theaters systems.  Be there and enjoy these great offer.

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“THE MARTIAN” First trailer reveal

Following the release of 20th Century Fox’s first look photos of “The Martian,” the studio now brings the first trailer of Ridley Scott’s heart-stopping action thriller where a NASA astronaut, Mark Watney, played by Matt Damon is stranded on Mars while his crew plan a daring mission to bring him back to Earth.

The trailer reveals NASA sending a group of astronauts to Mars when they encountered a fierce storm forcing the crew to abort the mission and head back to Earth immediately.  Mark Watney along with his crew members are on a mission to planet Mars where they are on board a ship called Hermes – the ship’s crew along with Damon includes Jessica Chastain, Kate Mara, Michael Peῆa, Sebastian Chan and Aksel Hennie. 

Monday, June 8, 2015

Substance and Style for Elite Jet Setters with Hartmann

Decades after travelling trunks have evolved to become the efficient, ergonomic, durable suitcases we know today, jetsetters can’t help but think that style was compromised to make way for convenience.

Not that it could be helped. Truth is, anyone who has travelled, for business or otherwise, has had to give up some degree of elegance and luxury—that’s just the reality of security checks and travelling hassles.

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Rosemarie Dewitt's family under siege in “POLTERGEIST”

After a series of acclaimed turns in film, television and theatre, Rosemarie DeWitt’s grace, style and charm are at the heart of several highly-anticipated projects in which she collaborates with some of the industry’s most honored talent.   She has shone in both starring and supporting roles, working consistently across television, theater and film.

Zombie vs. human girlfriend fight over boyfriend in “BURYING THE EX”

A man is torn in a twisted love triangle between his ex, now a zombie and a new found friend in the horror comedy “Burying The Ex.”

Joe Dante, known for his deft helming in unforgettable entertaining movies such as “Gremlins” “Looney Tunes: Back in Action” and in television series “Twilight Zone” and “Masters of Horror,” directs Anton Yelchin, Ashley Greene and Alexandra Daddario in “Burying The Ex” about a man trying to call it quits with his ex while trying to go for his dream girl.   Yelchin plays nice guy Max who recently moved in with his beautiful girlfriend, Evelyn (Greene).  But when Evelyn turns out to be a controlling, manipulative nightmare, Max then decides to call it quits. 

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Rosamund Pike plots revenge anew in psychological thriller “RETURN TO SENDER”

“Gone Girl” Academy Award-nominee Rosamund Pike is back and gives another nail-biting performance in the upcoming psychological thriller “Return To Sender” where she plays Miranda, a surgical nurse out for revenge after a brutal sexual assault in her home.

A fun, touching coming-of-age story in “PAPER TOWNS”

Adapted from the bestselling novel by John Green, “Paper Towns” is an exciting and entertaining coming of age story that tells the story of Quentin (Nat Wolff), a romantic and studious teenager, who is in love with Margo (Cara Delevingne), his beautiful and enigmatic next-door neighbor.

Good friends as children, they have since grown apart.  But one night, towards the end of high school, Margo persuades Quentin to join her on a wild, night long adventure, which involves a series of outrageous pranks.  But the next day, Margo disappears.  Q and his friends set off on a road trip to track her down.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Win a weekday dimsum buffet dinner for 2 at Crystal Jade Shanghai Delight with The Food Alphabet - 3 days left to join!

Want to win a Weekday Dimsum Buffet Dinner for 2 at Crystal Jade Shanghai Delight?

Join up for a chance to win in The Food Alphabet's Rafflecopter for you and your special someone to enjoy a night of unlimited dimsum goodness.

The feels of friendship in “ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL”

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” is the uniquely funny, moving story of Greg (Thomas Mann), a high school senior who is trying to blend in anonymously, avoiding deeper relationships as a survival strategy for navigating the social minefield that is teenage life.  He even describes his constant companion Earl (RJ Cyler), with whom he makes short film parodies of classic movies, as more of a 'co-worker’ than a best friend. But when Greg’s mom (Connie Britton) insists he spend time with Rachel (Olivia Cooke) – a girl in his class who has just been diagnosed with cancer - he slowly discovers how worthwhile the true bonds of friendship can be.

The Great BDO Travel Sale is on today! Book your flight today!

The Great BDO Travel Sale 
June 5-7, 2015
10 am - 7 pm
SM Aura Premier’s SMX Convention Center
Qualified Cards:
 All BDO Rewards, Debit and Credit Cards

Now is the time to book your trip to your favorite locations anywhere in the world.   Get to enjoy wonderful deals and great discounts on airfares and more using your BDO Rewards Debit and Credit Cards.

Black out period shall apply for Christmas (December 26 – 31, 2015) and Holy Week (March 24 - 27, 2016).

Ryan Reynolds, Anna Kendrick and Gemma Arterton sing happy song in psycho film “THE VOICES”

In the thrilling horror psycho dark comedy “The Voices,” director Marjane Satrapi and scribe Michael Perry have created a great symphony of a movie with a perfect ensemble of actors in Ryan Reynolds, Anna Kendrick and Gemma Arterton as lead stars about a very likeable serial killer trying to be accepted within society’s norms. 

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Youngest child abducted by “POLTERGEIST”

Starring Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt and Jared Harris, “Poltergeist” is the story of an ordinary family dealing with extraordinary circumstances. Set in America’s nondescript suburbs, a young family-of-five move into a new home only to find it possessed by angry poltergeists. When these angry spirits abduct their youngest daughter, Madison, they recruit a team of scientists and psychics – including a clairvoyant reality star  to get her back.

Hennessy Artistry: Music, Style and More

Hennessy Artistry is a famed global music platform that takes place in over 40 countries worldwide. The campaign mixes unique talent and provides the finest mixed drinks to create an exceptional blend of music, style, culture and people. In the past, Hennessy Artistry has collaborated with acclaimed musicians like Mary J. Blige, Q-Tip, Jay Electronica, Ice Cube, Erykah Badu and Kid Sister, among others, all adding to the growing history of Hennessy Artistry. Each event features some of the most cutting edge technology and formidable names in music today.  

Monday, June 1, 2015

Michelin and Renault Sport look to the future of single-seater racing by developing FR3.5 and FR2.0 cars equipped with 18- and 17-inch tires

Michelin and Renault Sport have joined forces to develop 18- and 17-inch diameter tires for the Formula Renault 3.5 and Formula Renault 2.0 single-seater racing cars. The racing cars star in the WSR (World Series by Renault) that is ongpoing up to October 2015.


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