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Revenge of the pogi rockers
by Gil Villa - March 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Some critics may have initially found both JBK and Sponge Cola too good-looking to earn industry respect. But their unquestionable musical talents and cool attitude about it apparently paved the way to debunk the...
Back to the future with Maroon 5
by Gil Villa - March 8, 2019 - 12:00am
The opening clip from the original time travel adventure Back To The Future movie greeted the multitude of Maroon 5 fans gathered at the Mall of Asia Arena last Tuesday night.
Pinoys can’t get enough of Fra Lippo Lippi
by Gil Villa - December 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Perhaps it is the group’s hits or its lead singer’s voice. Or both.
Why the Moffats miss the ’90s
by Gil Villa - November 30, 2018 - 12:00am
There’s something about the ‘90s that millennials will never get to fully understand, especially that they never get to experience growing up in a changing modern world yet without social media and today’s...
Brillante to take student filmfest abroad
by Gil Villa - November 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Internationally-acclaimed movie director Brillante Mendoza naturally sees the big picture whenever he’s on board a project.
All-male battle in ASOP Finals year 7
by Gil Villa - November 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Women groups may notice but no one is likely to make a formal complaint.
Mitoy stays with his band
by Gil Villa - October 21, 2018 - 12:00am
When you have won the grand title in a TV singing contest called The Voice of the Philippines, appeared on a mainstream sitcom and collaborated with a lady named Lea Salonga, it almost follows that you are bound...
Enchong on HK extreme reality TV
by Gil Villa - October 5, 2018 - 12:00am
It pays to post your outdoor adventures when you are a celebrity.
Final Pitch investor-judge Jet Yu cherishes TV gig
by Gil Villa - September 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Being on the set for long hours taping reality TV episodes where he is on spotlight may have been a tiring experience. But sitting as investor-judge for the Final Pitch Season 2 was a stretch worth-noting for young...
Kathryn senses it coming
by Gil Villa - September 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Kathryn Bernardo has so much on her plate and she can’t thank enough for that.
Band frontman behind Manila Bay trash viral video
by Gil Villa - August 27, 2018 - 12:00am
If only he was playing one of his band’s recorded compositions while traversing the garbage-filled Roxas Boulevard that unforgettably rainy Saturday, their act might have ended up as original background music...
Breakthroughs for Shanti Dope, Julie Anne
by Gil Villa - August 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Career breakthroughs may happen early or somewhere in the middle of a musical act’s run-in with mainstream recognition.
Celine Dion delivers two nights to remember
by Gil Villa - July 25, 2018 - 12:00am
The moment Celine Dion vocally let go of the first three words to begin her song Because You Loved Me, it felt like the packed rainy Friday crowd at SM Mall of Asia Arena was reminded they’re dealing with a...
Bailey Now United with int’l group
by Gil Villa - July 21, 2018 - 12:00am
The idea behind pop group Now United being a bunch of performing teenagers coming from various countries is obviously a sure-hit among social media-savvy Filipino youth.
Maja finds ‘an old friend’ in first-time Thai collaborator
by Gil Villa - July 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Seeing an old friend in a new acquaintance could mean one thing.
Old-timer outfit back with war-on-drugs film
by Gil Villa - July 10, 2018 - 12:00am
A movie about the much-debated war on drugs is officially serving as re-launch pad for a local film outfit that last produced a movie back in the mid-‘90s.
Dingdong directs Marian in Tadhana
by Gil Villa - June 23, 2018 - 12:00am
The recent Hollywood blockbuster A Quiet Place features the husband-and-wife tandem of John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, with John, who also acts in the film, directing Emily to great acclaim.
Gab to direct movie about depression
by Gil Villa - June 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Gary Valenciano’s son Gab, a man on a rebound after a failed marriage and an apparent public admission of guilt, is embarking on perhaps his most ambitious personal venture: Direct a full-length movie about...
KZ striking while the iron is really hot
by Gil Villa - June 15, 2018 - 12:00am
KZ Tandingan, now dubbed Asia’s Soul Supreme, has the rightest reason to stage a major concert at this stage of her career.
Jay-R happy that millennials are into R&B
by Gil Villa - June 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The country’s acknowledged R&B King Jay-R has something to be proud of as far as today’s music is concerned. Modesty aside, it is the type of sound he and his contemporaries helped propagate in the local...
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