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Independent cinema is on a roll

THE Cinema One Originals Film Festival ended yesterday on a high note, and the QCinema International Film Festival opened with one of the best...

Alex Gonzaga talks about her vlogs and what she learned recently

ACTRESS, TV host and endorser Alex Gonzaga was recently embroiled in a controversy involving one of her videos, for which she has already apologized. On...

Yes, Sally Field, you have a voice

LOS ANGELES—Even now, just a few days before the release of her memoir, In Pieces, Sally Field wasn’t sure she wanted it published. She...

Clean it up!

I WENT down this morning to open the gate for the househelp who comes in weekly for basic chores around the house, and I...

Carmina Villarroel and her twins make for happier weekends

Prepare for fun-filled Saturday mornings with the whole family as GMA brings to Filipino homes its newest talk-variety show, Sarap, ’Di Ba?, beginning October...

Hot about the hardcourt

LAST year I boldly declared my love for cager Enzo Joson. If you don’t know him, well, he’s the guard for the NU Bulldogs...

How to see the world in your 20s without racking up...

It’s a dilemma many twenty-somethings face: You badly want to travel the world. But if your bank account could talk, it would say, “Are...

‘Lakbayan’: An unusual, gripping travelogue in Busan

THE people in Busan were all keyed up to watch the opening film, Beautiful Days. It was the world premiere of a film that...

Diary of a mom with no limits: A ‘Walkthrough,’ coolness and Meagan’s...

WHEN I started to write my blog, I would have selected entries called “Whole Week.”  These would be chosen weeks when I was able...

GMA News and Public Affairs Head Marissa Flores honored at UP...

FOR her work in the field of broadcast journalism, GMA Senior Vice President for News and Public Affairs Marissa Flores was recognized by the University...

How to check what Facebook hackers accessed in your account

NEW YORK—Could hackers have been able to see the last person you cyberstalked, or that party photo you were tagged in? According to Facebook,...

National Museum mounts exhibit of Doloricon prints

THE National Museum presents in Vigan, starting Thursday (October 18), an exhibit of works by noted social realist Neil Doloricon, billed as Inukit Na...

Blind Spot

UNLIKELY COUPLE SO one girl is modeling/pageant royalty and has the body to show for it while the other is cute, short and cuddly. They...

And baby makes three: Prince Harry and Meghan’s child on way

CANBERRA, Australia—They both wanted children. They knew it was time. Meghan had ended her acting career and moved to Britain to be a full-time...

Time to wake up from the billion-peso dream

IT’S over. Thank God it’s finally over. To be clear—and safe, as I don’t want to bother criminal syndicates who may come after me and...

How women who retire with their husbands often lose out

WOMEN who retire when their husbands do may be giving up more wealth than they realize. Married women overall are still in their peak earning...

Creating the perfect kitchen island

INTERIOR designer Abbe Fenimore knew that adding a kitchen island was one of the most important decisions she’d make in remodeling her 1940s-era home...

‘First Man’ blasts off behind ‘Venom,’ ‘A Star Is Born’

LOS ANGELES—The Neil Armstrong film First Man settled for a third-place landing at the North American box office in its opening weekend in theaters....

Tennessee Williams made paintings. They were about love and loss, too.

KEY WEST, Florida—In 1941 Tennessee Williams arrived here to dry out in a little cottage on Duval Street. Over the next four decades, living...

Tana French is at her suspenseful best in ‘The Witch Elm’

THE title tree in The Witch Elm (Viking), Irish writer Tana French’s best and most intricately nuanced novel yet, is a mysterious character in...
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