Sunday, November 29, 2015

Twisted fighter Natalie Gonzales Hills Talks About Great Experience with ONE

Twisted fighter Natalie Gonzales Hills Talks About Great Experience with ONE
By Carlos Cinco

Female mixed martial artist Natalie Gonzales Hills, also known as “The Kilapino”, debuted for ONE Championship last Friday, November 13 at ONE: Pride of Lions, but her first time inside the ONE Cage didn’t exactly go as she had planned.

Hills was caught in one of the rarest submission maneuvers in professional mixed martial arts by opponent Angela Lee, who is quickly gaining a reputation as a grappling ace. Lee forced Hills to tap out from a ‘Twister’, a move that has only been executed a handful of times in MMA.

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Get PhP55,000 cash credits with your new PSBank Home Loan – spend it your way!

As it marks its 55th anniversary, Philippine Savings Bank (PSBank) rewards its home loan borrowers with PhP55,000 in cash credits and more!

Customers who apply for a PSBank Home Loan amounting to at least PhP5 million with a minimum loan term of five years are qualified for this exclusive offer. Home loan borrowers with applications for acquisition and/or construction purposes from October 19 to December 31, 2015, and booked until February 16, 2016 will get the PhP55,000 cash credits through their PSBank Prepaid or Debit MasterCard account.

Running coach and student athlete win the last qualifying leg of the NMM

Arnold Unabia and Christine Hallasgo proved their mettle as they clinched the top spots of the 21K centrepiece events in the 39th National MILO Marathon Cagayan De Oro leg. Around 11,900 runners conquered the exciting challenge of a new race route on the streets of the city dubbed as the Gateway to Mindanao. The Cagayan de Oro leg is the last qualifying race this season, with the National Finals slated to be held on December 6 in Angeles Pampanga.

“THE HUNGER GAMES” scribe Billy Ray takes ok latest directiorial seat in “SECRET IN THEIR EYES”

Billy Ray, an Academy Award nominee known for his stirring screenplays of box-office smash hits such as “The Hunger Games,” “Captain Phillips” and “Flightplan” takes director’s seat in “Secret In Their Eyes” where he has assembled an award-winning cast and for the first time brings together Academy Award winners Julia Roberts and Nicole Kidman with Academy Award nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor.

NBA Store celebrates the Holiday season with the arrival of NBA Christmas Day Jerseys

The National Basketball Association (NBA) officially announced today that select NBA Christmas Day jerseys are now available in the NBA Store in both Glorietta and Mega Fashion Hall.

Designed as part of the adidas NBA Season’s Greetings Collection, the uniforms incorporate primary team colors and cream tones with player names and numbers showcased in holiday-style script and detailed with woven rows of stitching.  Displayed on the back of the jersey is a scarlet NBA seal taking inspiration from holiday greeting cards.

Dangerous game in “BLUNT FORCE TRAUMA” starts December 9 - Exclusive at Ayala Malls Cinemas

Television’s “True Blood” star Ryan Kwanten stars in his latest action movie “Blunt Force Trauma” with Freida Pinto and the iconic Mickey Rourke in a story following John (Kwanten), an underground gunslinger looking for his ultimate duel with legendary Zorringer (Rourke) along with Colt (Pinto) who is seeking revenge for the death of her brother.

Directed by Ken Sanzel, also a known scriptwriter for his work in the action-packed “The Replacement Killers starring Chow Yun Fat, “Blunt Force Trauma” brings the characters underground in a deadly game of gunfight where the participants are continuously shot wearing bulletproof vests and that the only one and last one standing is declared winner.

Mind-boggling death stunts done by real iconic athletes in “POINT BREAK”

Brace yourselves for this year’s most ambitious groundbreaking action movie “Point Break” starring Luke Bracey (“Best of Me”) with Edgar Ramírez along with real-world action sports heroes whom director Eric Core cast instead of the traditional stunt team  that gives the film the first-of-its-kind extreme ante  in the action genre.

“Point Break” brings the audience in a whole new level, highly dangerous, high stakes world of extreme sports when Johnny Utah (Bracey) goes deep undercover to forge strong allies with a group of extreme athletes whom he believes are the perpetrators of international crimes across the globe headed by their charismatic leader Bodhi (Ramírez).   Proving that he’s solidly with the group, Johnny gains the trust of their leaders and eventually steals stash after stash from their group and takes on a Robin Hood-esque task of giving to the poor eventually bringing them to justice.  

Thursday, November 26, 2015

The boys are back, Nix Dave's likely wedding iin “ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: THE ROAD CHIP”

One of the most successful family movie franchise, “Alvin and the Chipmunks” presents a new road to chip in the latest kiddie and family adventure movie “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip” bringing in a mix of the new and classic Chipmunks’ mischievous humor and heartwarming moments that fans adore about the franchise.

Julia Roberts Oscar-worthy role torn between revenge and justice in “SECRET IN THEIR EYES”

An impeccable cast of winning actors converge in “Secret In Their Eyes” -  Academy Award winners Julia Roberts and Nicole Kidman with Academy Award nominee Chiwetel Ejoifor in a complex tale of love, friendship, betrayal and obsession that has the critics rooting for its lead, Julia Roberts, an award for her stirring performance as a devoted mom and an outstanding investigator whose only daughter was murdered by a young male asset (against terrorism) that the government tries so hard to protect.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

The Mega Brands Sale at Tiendesitas Events Center, Up to 70% off on selected items

MCT EVENTS HOLDS Megabrands Sale Christmas Rush at Tiendesitas

MCT Events Management will hold its first Megabrands Sale Christmas Edition at the upper ground floor event center of Tiendesitas on Dec. 3-6, 2015 from 11am – 9pm.

The four day event will showcase well known brands, both local and international at Christmas sale prices.  Shoppers will surely enjoy the holiday discounts on great selections from shoes, bags, men’s and ladies fashion, appliances, sporting goods and accessories, personal care, and other specialty items.  The event is slated for shoppers to avoid the holiday rush and for them to avail great finds on big price cuts.

Shoppers will enjoy up to 70% discounts from participating brands like Adidas, Lander, Hush Puppies and Sebago, Levis and Dockers, RRJ, Sperry, Skechers and many more!

Porsche and Michelin clinch the season’s FIA WEC Drivers’ crown and LM GTE Cups in Bahrain to add to their 2015 Manufacturers’ title

The 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) concluded with Michelin’s partner Porsche claiming the top prizes in both the LM P1 and LM GTE Pro classes. Following its return to world class endurance racing in 2014, the Stuttgart brand emerged as the discipline’s team to beat this season despite year-long pressure from fellow Michelin runners Audi (in LM P1) and Ferrari (in LM GTE Pro).

F1 Hotel's 3-day Sale!!! Happening Nov. 27 - 29, 2015

Get as much as 60% discount on rooms, buffet and spa at F1 Hotel's 3-day Sale

Date: November 27-29, 2015
Venue: 3rd Floor, F All Day Dining Restaurant Reception

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Extreme action across land, water and air in “POINT BREAK” movie

Traversing land, water and air, “Point Break” brings the action beyond limits following a young FBI agent, Johnny Utah played by Luke Bracey, a deep undercover who follows a group of elite athletes suspected of carrying out crimes in the most unusual ways, unconcerned of those who gets killed in the process.

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Josh Hutcherson's closing moments in the final chapter of “THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2”

The final chapter of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2”  brings the film’s expansive cast together one last time, with a team headed by Jennifer Lawrence and including Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland, Willow Shields, Sam Claflin, Jena Malone, Mahershala Ali and Natalie Dormer. The lineup for Mockingjay – Part 2 also includes Wes Chatham (Castor), Elden Henson (Pollux), Patina Miller (Commander Baylor), Evan Ross (Messalla), , Gwendoline Christie (Commander Lyme), and Stef Dawson (Annie Cresta).

Introducing the Lebron 13 Akronite Philosophy Shoe

The LEBRON 13 Akronite Philosophy incorporates a five-color upper graphic that attests to James’s loyalty and pride for his hometown of Akron, Ohio, and his journey to Miami and back. The composition features star, lake, hill, field and beach motifs in bright pops of blue, orange, yellow, green and fuchsia — all representing James's path. For example, wheat fields symbolize his upbringing in Akron while abstract palm trees nod to his championships in Miami.

Grand Holiday Sale with your PNB Credit Cards! Up to 70% off!

PNB Grand Holiday Sale
Get up to 70% OFF!

November 24 - 27, 2015
Long Gallery, PNB Financial Ctr.
Macapagal Blvd., Pasay City

Shop with your PNB Credit Card and avail of discounts and 0% installment for up to 24 months!  Get up to 70% off from Robinsons Appliances, Robinsons Department Store, True Value, Daiso and many more!

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Friday, November 20, 2015

The MICHELIN Pilot Sport EV rises successfully to Malaysian humidity

The MICHELIN Pilot Sport EV overcame difficult weather conditions to deliver consistent, competitive performance and grip throughout the day in Putrajaya, Malaysia, despite temperatures in excess of 30°C, a track temperature of almost 50°C and humidity levels of between 60 and 90 percent.

Q & A with Ana “The Hurricane”Julaton

Ana “The Hurricane”Julaton

Next Bout: vs. Irina Mazepa
11 December 2015
Mall of Asia Arena, Manila

Nationality: American (with Filipino roots)
Date of Birth: 5 July 1980
Primary Fighting Discipline: Boxing
Professional Record: 2 Wins, 1 Loss

Characteristics: Fast, solid striking technique

Introducing the Lebron 13 Balance Shoe

LeBron James works hard to find equilibrium between on- and off-court life. A testament to his commitment to both family and basketball, the LEBRON 13 Balance features a predominantly blue (representing tranquility) and orange (a nod to the player’s team) color scheme though an all-over geometric print.

Daniel Radcliffe gives hunchback Igor a new twist and face in “VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN”

The boy who lived, Daniel Radcliffe, who is best known for his recurring successful titular role in the highly-successful “Harry Potter” movies brings the audience for another thrilling ride in his latest adult role as the hunchback Igor in “Victor Frankenstein.”

Thursday, November 19, 2015

New Champion Crowned on the Streets of Surfers

Nick Foster, in the Bob Jane T-Marts Porsche fitted with Michelin tyres, has been crowned the 2015 Porsche Carrera Cup Australia Champion this weekend on the streets of the Gold Coast.

After what he described as the worst possible start to the season, Nick Foster never gave up and today claimed the ultimate reward.

Failing to score even a single point in the first four races of the season, the challenge ahead of Nick was huge. The speed was always there, and thanks in part to the knowledge that his tyres would not let him down, Foster was able to push hard in every race.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Young and inexperienced against mobsters in “CRIMINAL ACTIVITIES”

Four young men is pitted against a mob boss and a string of syndicates when one of them gets hitched with money trouble involving a ruthless mobster who wants his money back immediately in the witty heist thriller “Criminal Activities.”

John Travolta stars along with Dan Stevens, Michael Pitt, Christopher Abbott, Rob Brown and Edi Gathegi.  Directed by Academy Award nominee actor Jackie Earle Haley known for his roles in “Watchmen,” “Breaking Away” and “Little Children,”  “Criminal Activities” is his directorial debut from a script by Robert Lowell.

Nike Tiempo Legends Premier Pack

Inspired by legendary Tiempo styles, Nike launches the Tiempo Legends Premier Pack. Available in five classic colorways, the boots pay homage to Nike football history.


This bold combo nods to the Nike Air Legend II, originally released in 2008. The "est 1972" on the heel stamp references the year Nike was founded. 

Time to Go Beyond the Youtube screen

Sun Grants Fans Live, Face-to-Face experience with YouTube Stars at Click Play Festival

If you’re a YouTube native who has LOL’d over the Nigga Higga video “How to Sing Like Your Favorite Artists” or lip synched to Cimorelli’s cover of “Heart Attack”, then you are in for a once-in-a-lifetime treat.

This November, some of the hottest YouTube celebrities like Ryan Higa and David Choi, among others, will come to the Philippines and spend personal time with their Pinoy fans in the flesh at the highly anticipated Click Play Festival November 22 at the SM Mall of Asia SMX Convention Center from 4 to 10 pm. And to make things even more exciting, Sun is rolling out special perks to its practical subscribers who have avidly followed these online stars in YouTube.

2nd Consecutive victory for MICHELIN & NISMO in Super GT/GT500!

  4th title for MICHELIN in 5 years in this very competitive championship!

Ronnie Quintarelli, N°1 NISMO-run Motul Nissan GT-R driver, winner of Super GT/GT500 in 2014 and 2015:  

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Never-before-seen extreme action stunts in “POINT BREAK” – coming December 3 in cinemas

Inspired by the classic 1991 hit movie of the same title then starring Patrick Swayze and Keanu Reeves, 2015’s “Point Break” pushes the boundaries in the action genre with its most daring athleticism ever done in a motion picture. 

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Miraculous true story of “THE 33” miners in cinemas November 25

Based on the gripping real-life survival story that captivated the world’s attention, “The 33” follows the never-before-told personal journeys and miraculous events surrounding the collapse of the Chilean gold and copper mine and the subsequent retrieval and rescue of all 33 miners after being buried alive 700 meters below the earth’s surface for 69 days under a megaton boulder twice the size of the Empire State Building.             

Academy Award winning best foreign language film adapted in 2015's “SECRET IN THEIR EYES”

Academy Award winner Julia Roberts stars in her latest and another yet Oscar-worthy role in the crime thriller “Secret In Their Eyes” based on the 2010 Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Language Film directed by Juan Jose Campanella “El Secreto de Sus Ojos.”

Friday, November 13, 2015

The Dunkin' Donuts One-Day Dunkin' Sale happens today!!! 11.14.15

One-Day Dunkin' Sale
November 14, 2015

Dunkin' Donuts One-Day Dunkin' Sale happens today!  Get your favorite Dunkin' Donuts at fabulous discounts!  Choose from 2 Winning Combo boxes for only P299, or 2 Obsession Collection Boxes at P399.

Avail of this One-day Dunkin' Sale only for today November 14, 2015 at any Dunkin' Donut store nationwide.

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Jennifer Lawrence heads full scale war and action, dons Katniss for the last time in “THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 2”

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” brings the global motion picture phenomenon to its thrilling and emotionally powerful last chapter as the stakes for Katniss Everdeen escalate from surviving the most deadly games ever devised to setting the course of the future.

Standard Chartered Instant Rewards this Christmas!

Instant Rewards with 
Standard Chartered Credit Cards

Spend a minimum of P3,000 anywhere and get instant rewards from Mrs. Fields, Seattle's Best Coffee, Kenny Rogers Roasters, Toy Kingdom and The SM Store.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Futuristic, magical Festival of Lights at Ayala Triangle Gardens brings Christmas vibe to Makati City

A futuristic, magical Christmas. Makati brings the magic of Christmas with the Festival of Lights show, transforming the Ayala Triangle Gardens into a fairyland of futuristic lights dancing with beloved Christmas songs, rendered in three different genres--—the Big Band music of New Orleans, the festive rhythms of Africa, and electro dance music. The theme of this year’s show is Beats and Hues, executed by Voltaire de Jesus and Luther Gumia, Jazz Nicholas and Mikey Amistoso. Joining the annual festivities are Ayala Land executives led by Ayala Land executives along with partners, HSBC and MasterCard. (L-R: Mr. Wick Veloso, CEO of HSBC Philippines;Mr. Bobby Dy, President and CEO of Ayala Land Inc.; Ms. Gigi Pio de Roda, SVP of HSBC Philippines; Mrs. Beatriz Zobel de Ayala (wife of Jaime Zobel de Ayala); Jaime Zobel de Ayala, Chairman Emeritus of Ayala Corporation; Patricia Zobel de Ayala Honorary Consul of the Philippine in Monacco; Kit Zobel de Ayala (wife of Fernando Zobel de Ayala); Jo-Ann Camacho, VP of MasterCard Philippines; Meean Dy, Senior VP of Ayala Land; Meean Dy, Senior VP of Ayala Land)

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Get McDonald's treats this holiday season with your Metrobank credit cards!

Get McDonald's treats with your 
Metrobank Credit Cards!

Just spend a minimum of P3,000 single charge slip, get one (1) P100 McDonald's Gift Certificate (GC) to be claimed at McDonald's branches.  No charge slip, No GC.

To claim just surrender your customer copy chargeslip worth at least P3,000 and present the Metrobank credit card used for the said transaction.

Have a Happy Happy Christmas with Metrobank and McDonald's Philippines.

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Win 1 of 3 BMWs with Citibank

Get a chance to win one of three BMWs or a Shell fuel voucher. Simply use your Citi Card until January 31, 2016. Every swipe counts - no minimum purchase required!

Snoopy Christmas village at SM Fairview warmly ushers Holiday season

Snoopy and Charlie Brown welcomed mall patrons at SM Fairview last November 8 when the Snoopy Christmas Village officially opened leading to the holiday celebrations.

Filipino-American Dave Bautista stars with Robert De Niro in “BUS 657”

Filipino-American Dave Bautista, a mixed martial arts and wrestler turned actor who has starred in record-breaking films such as “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Riddick” and the upcoming Bond movie “Spectre” stars in another high-octane, high-speed chase action movie “Bus 657” (also known as “Heist”) along with an impressive cast headed by Robert De Niro, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Morris Chestnut, Kate Bosworth and Gina Carano. 

Monday, November 9, 2015

Introducing the Lebron 13 Horror Flick Shoe

LeBron James has no fear on the court; instead he gets his chills from cinema. Available beginning Friday, November 13, the LEBRON 13 Horror Flick colorway pays tribute to James’s love of scary movies. The shoe will drop at and select retail stores globally.

“THE DRESSMAKER” celebrates heritage as featured 1951’S singer sewing machine becomes instrumental in bringing new fashion to life

Kate Winslet’s latest runway romp of a movie, “The Dressmaker” takes us back to an era where fashion took a wild turn from the old to the contemporary.  When new designers such as Balenciaga and Dior came to revolutionize and free the body from the trappings of fashion’s yesteryears.

In “The Dressmaker,” Kate Winslet dons the character of Tilly Dunnage, a woman who returns to her town for her ailing mother and right the wrong that separated them twenty years ago.  Their years apart gave way to Tilly’s nascent talent in dressmaking, which she learned from her mother, Molly (Judy Davis) at a very young age.

Wagdos, Miranda show Davaoeño class in 39th National MILO Marathon Davao race

Davaoeños Sonny Wagdos and Judelyn Miranda grabbed the top spots of the 21K centrepiece event at the National MILO Marathon qualifying leg in Davao City on Sunday. The city known as the Crown Jewel of Mindanao saw about 8,500 runners grace the running routes in the biggest and grandest running event in the country. Reigning MILO Marathon King Rafael Poliquit, who is already automatically qualified for the finals having won the 2014 MILO Marathon tilt, also gave his legs a stretch out in the Davao race.

Friday, November 6, 2015

Snoopy gets his star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Congratulating and celebrating with Snoopy on this momentous occasion are director Steve Martino and producers Paul Feig and the Schulz family.

Toy Warehouse Warehouse Sale at SM Megatrade Hall

Get up to 70% off at Toy Kingdom’s Toy Warehouse Sale!

November 6-8, 2015
10am – 10pm
Megatrade Halls 1-3, SM Megamall

Enjoy 2 months billing holiday with your BDO Credit Card at Absolutely 0% interest on 3 months term for a minimum installment spend of P3,000.  Valid cards are BDO Credit and Debit Cards.

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Get 18% off when you purchase on Zalora with your PSBank Debit and Prepaid MasterCard

Philippine Savings Bank (PSBank) has partnered with Asia’s largest online fashion hub for the second time around to make shopping more fun for you! For a minimum purchase of PhP1,500, you can get an exclusive 18% discount when you shop with your PSBank Debit and Prepaid MasterCard at ZALORA from October 16 to November 30, 2015.

Meet new and returning herd in the latest “ICE AGE: COLLISION COURSE” movie

From Blue Sky  Studios and 20th Century Fox - “Ice Age: Collision Course,” the fifth big screen instalment of the colossal blockbuster cartoon franchise “Ice Age” that will take over theatres July 2016, announces the return of its previous cast and introduces new members as a cosmic Scratastrophe looms and endangers their world.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Nike honors Lebron James's 25K-point milestone

Nike Basketball celebrates LeBron James reaching the 25,000-point mark with the limited-edition NIKEiD LEBRON 13 25K shoe.
As the youngest player in league history to achieve this distinction, James continues to redefine greatness as a teammate and leader.  

Giving Dr. Vic his Frankenstein in James Mcavoy and Daniel Radcliffe's monster oa a movie in “VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN”

Daniel Radcliffe and James McAvoy star in “Victor Frankenstein,” a dynamic and thrilling twist on a legendary tale.  Radical scientist Victor Frankenstein (McAvoy) and his equally brilliant protégé Igor Strausman (Radcliffe) share a noble vision of aiding humanity through their groundbreaking research into immortality. But Victor’s experiments go too far, and his obsession has horrifying consequences.  Only Igor can bring his friend back from the brink of madness and save him from his monstrous creation. 

World's best chefs and Michelin awardees in Bradley Cooper's foodie movie “BURNT”

Chef Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) had it all – and lost it in “Burnt.” The former enfant terrible of the Paris restaurant scene had earned two Michelin stars and only ever cared about the thrill of creating explosions of taste. Michelin awards 0 to 3 stars to restaurants on the basis of the anonymous reviews. The reviewers concentrate on the quality, mastery of technique, personality and consistency of the food, in making the awards.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

“THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2” Director Francis Lawrence brings the franchise into its most compelling and moving conclusion

The blockbuster “Hunger Games” franchise has taken audiences by storm around the world, grossing more than $2.3 billion at the global box office. “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” now brings the franchise to its powerful final chapter in which Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) realizes the stakes are no longer just for survival – they are for the future.

John Travolta's return to baddie role in edge-of-your-seat thriller “CRIMINAL ACTIVITIES”

The worst in “Criminal Activities” is about to unfold in John Travolta’s latest action movie that marks his return to bad boy role when they reunite at a former classmate’s funeral. In “Criminal Activities,” when they reunited at an ex-classmate's funeral, one mentions to the others inside information on a stock that is a guaranteed lock to make them instant millionaires. Unfortunately, the deal goes south along with their investment. Things go from bad to worse: one of them borrowed his share of the money from a mobster.


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