Raymond de Asis Lo
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Michelle Yeoh cements Oscar frontrunner status
by Raymond de Asis Lo - March 10, 2023 - 12:00am
When (not if, mind you) she wins on Sunday, March 12 (Monday morning in Manila), Michelle, a proud Malaysian, will become the first unambiguous Asian to win the highly-coveted Best Actress Oscar.
Wakanda Forever draws inspiration from Mayan and Mesoamerican culture
by Raymond de Asis Lo - November 9, 2022 - 12:00am
When the haunting lyrics and melody of Rihanna’s mournful Lift Me Up, the end title song of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, started playing, not one eye was dry inside the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood at...
The iconic ‘zomedy’ is back
by Raymond de Asis Lo - October 20, 2019 - 12:00am
To celebrate the global theatrical release of the film Zombieland: Double Tap, the highly-anticipated sequel to the 2009 hit film and cult classic Zombieland, Columbia Pictures invited artists from all over the world...
Stephen King surprises fans in It: Chapter Two
by Raymond de Asis Lo - September 7, 2019 - 12:00am
After years of declining invitations to appear in films based on books, bestselling author Stephen King surprises his fans this month with a notable cameo in It: Chapter Two, the sequel to the highest grossing horror...
Deadwood bids farewell to beloved characters
by Raymond de Asis Lo - June 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Deadwood, the highly-regarded HBO series that debuted in 2004 and ran for three seasons, returns to television this month to formally bid farewell to the beloved characters that fans of the series have been clamoring...
Will Smith finds freedom
by Raymond de Asis Lo - May 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Disney’s domination of global box-office continues with this week’s massive opening of Aladdin.
Stars of all types at 2019 Kids’ Choice Awards
by Raymond de Asis Lo - March 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Social media stars from all over the world and the young talents of Nickelodeon, Netflix and Disney Channel joined superstars DJ Khaled, Will Smith, Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monae and the multi-platinum hip-hop trio...
Brie Larson identifies with Captain Marvel’s journey
by Raymond de Asis Lo - March 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Yes, Brie Larson is the new leader of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). With the arrival of Captain Marvel in theaters ($760M worldwide box-office gross after only one week of release), the Oscar-winning actress...
The Property Brothers in Manila for HGTV launch
by Raymond de Asis Lo - March 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Leading home and lifestyle entertainment brand, HGTV, recently introduced home and design enthusiasts to two of the channel’s biggest stars, celebrity TV hosts and real-life twin brothers Drew and Jonathan...
Meet the numbered members of Umbrella Academy
by Raymond de Asis Lo - February 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Streaming on Netflix now is The Umbrella Academy, the adaptation of the Eisner Award-winning graphic novel created by Gerard Way, the frontman of the great rock band My Chemical Romance and illustrated by Gabriel...
Josh Groban thanks Filipino fans through songs
by Raymond de Asis Lo - February 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Josh Groban is performing in Manila on Feb. 22 at the Mall of Asia Arena.
The ‘millennial’ Mary Poppins
by Raymond de Asis Lo - January 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Emily Blunt was wearing a glowing pink pantsuit type of outfit when she met with our select group of journalists in a New York hotel in early fall last year.
No need to wear the mask
by Raymond de Asis Lo - December 13, 2018 - 12:00am
“Anyone can wear the mask.”
‘The thrill of a lifetime’
by Raymond de Asis Lo - December 1, 2018 - 12:00am
The beloved Disney characters Wreck It Ralph and Vanellope von Schweetz are back in the fun-filled sequel to the 2012 animated hit Wreck It Ralph.
Martin: Rico J. is the original Concert King
by Raymond de Asis Lo - November 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Concert King Martin Nievera paid tribute to Total Entertainer Rico J. Puno at the Los Angeles press conference for his Nov. 2 concert with Louie Reyes and Jet Montelibano at the Alex Theater in Glendale.
Keira Knightley on playing a fairy: How cool!
by Raymond de Asis Lo - November 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Keira Knightley saw The Nutcracker ballet three times as a kid.
Jane tells her story in 5 acts
by Raymond de Asis Lo - September 27, 2018 - 12:00am
This writer had an interview with Jane Fonda a couple of months ago.
Raving about Crazy Rich Asians
by Raymond de Asis Lo - August 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Crazy Rich Asians is a story about love. It is also a story about class. It could have been a Jane Austen novel, but it’s not.
Roasting Bruce Willis all in good fun
by Raymond de Asis Lo - August 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Dirty jokes and hard insults flew during the July 14 taping of Comedy Central’s roast of Hollywood action hero Bruce Willis at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles — and it was all in good fun!
Amy Adams on her transition from big screen to small screen: ‘It’s a totally intense experience!’
by Raymond de Asis Lo - July 9, 2018 - 12:00am
“In America, major films with very difficult lead female characters don’t get made that often, they get shoved off to the side,” Marti Noxon shared this observation with this writer during our...
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