Murder, mystery and Michelle Pfeiffer

By Elaine Lipworth FIRST coming into prominence in the cult classic Scarface (1983), starring opposite Al Pacino, Golden Globe winner and three-time Oscar nominee Michelle...

A partnership of ideas, passion and heart

IT took just 12 years for the Myron’s Group to make the grand leap from selling ready-to-eat gourmet food at the weekend markets in...

‘Christmas in Our Hearts’ almost never happened

CHRISTMAS is just around the corner. And whether they are blaring mall-wide from speakers while you plunge into your holiday shopping, or being “sung”...

Managing overtourism an increasing feature of global travel

LONDON—Venice is planning to divert massive cruise liners. Barcelona has cracked down on apartment rentals. Both are at the forefront of efforts to get a...

Loving this ‘Loving Vincent’

THERE is a poignant film that’s touching cineastes. Singularly, its sentiment doesn’t come from content—dramatic as the story may be—but from a technique. Loving...

More than smart: Intelligent world not far away, Huawei CEO says

Mankind’s entry to the world of tomorrow will be sooner rather than later. Huawei Deputy Chairman of the Board and Rotating CEO Guo Ping said...

Blind Spot

THROWING SHADE AT HER DID this actor just try to shade his “favorite” costar? The answer is yes. From a very reliable source, we learned...

Oscar is a cat of the world but he didn’t like...

NEW YORK—Oscar is a cat of the world. He has his own Instagram account, @Oskibabi, along with high-tech toys like a remote-controlled centipede. But there’s one aspect...

Pia Wurtzbach finds beauty in transformation

CLASS, grace and the unshakeable determination of a woman on a mission—these are but a few words that describe Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, a stunning...

‘I’ll have a blue Christmas, please…’

Famously performed by Elvis Presley, this yuletide playlist staple by Billy Hayes and Jay W. Johnson may not be reflective of the glad tidings...

‘Justice League’ disappoints in US with $96-million opening

LOS ANGELES—Only in the modern era of superhero films could a $96-million opening weekend be considered anything less than impressive. But that’s the situation...

Erdrich tries apocalyptic fiction in ‘Future Home’

EVOLUTION runs amok in Louise Erdrich’s new novel, Future Home of the Living God (Harper). Ladybugs are the size of cats. Dragonflies have three-foot...

Rotary Club of Ermita-Manila throws support for Kenneth Montegrande’s ‘Limitless’ solo...

RISING visual artist Kenneth John Montegrande will hold his fifth solo art show, titled Limitless: The Art of Kenneth Montegrande, at Lotus Garden Hotel...

All-out glamour in Singapore

WHEN the venue for a fashion show is as grand as the National Gallery Singapore, the clothes must be worthy of the artworks on...

Step into holiday style

STEP into holiday style with Parisian as it brings to you the hottest footwear trends as seen in fashion runways. In this season of...

More than deserving

AFTER 40 years and almost 200 movies in the acting business, the much-loved Dexter Doria is finally starring in her first lead role. The 60-year-old...

Top blushes for ‘morena’ skin

IF you’re a morena, it’s likely that you’ve struggled with finding a blush that would suit your complexion. Blush is actually trickier than lipstick...

Gal Gadot remains a wonder woman

BARELY had Gal Gadot finished filming Wonder Woman when Israeli actress  started working on Justice League. She may have found it easy to slip...

Goodbye, Franco

YOU have to have passion for what you do. If you want to have fun on what may be an ordinary day for you,...

Life’s a beach

FOR a good number of years now, players in the travel and tourism industry have talked up destinations that were supposed to equal or,...