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Jose Rizal manga to be released in time for his birthday

By Luchi de Guzman/CNN Philippines – A Japanese comic about the life of national hero Jose Rizal, can be read online for free on June 19. The publisher TORICO, CCC announced in a recent press release that the first few pages of the Jose Rizal manga will be released Read more »

A New Netflix Series Tells the Story of the Philippines’ Drug War. But Its Critics Are Condemning Amo as Propaganda

By Joseph Hincks/time.com – A week after it premiered, few of the extras that feature in Netflix’s first ever Philippine series had seen the show. Outside the barbecue stand she runs in the Manila neighborhood where Cannes award-winning director Brillante Mendoza shot Amo (pronounced “am-ohr,” it means boss), Nerisa Perez Read more »

Where in the Philippines was a scene from ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ shot?

via inquirer.net – Are you hyped up for the new Marvel flick “Avengers: Infinity War”? Well, here’s one trivia for you (warning: major spoilers ahead). If you noticed toward the end of the movie, Thanos (Josh Brolin) retreats to a small nipa hut as he watches the Read more »

CLOSEUP: ‘Lion King’ to include Pinoy flavor in world-class show

By Miguel Dumaual/ABS-CBN News – Disney’s “The Lion King” promises a show as grand as its original Broadway version when it debuts in the Philippines this month — and with additional “Filipino flavor” mixed in. Billed as the world’s number one musical, “The Lion King” is kicking off its Read more »

‘Riverdale’ stars call out PH magazine for ‘disrespectful’ photoshop editing

By Lara Tan/CNN Philippines – The reel-life Betty and Veronica are standing up against a Philippine magazine’s supposed “disrespectful” alteration of their bodies in its magazine spread. “Riverdale” stars Lili Reinhart and Camila Mendes on Friday slammed Cosmopolitan Philippines for an unrealistic editing of their bodies. “It’s sad that you Read more »

Pixar’s first female supervising animator is Pinoy

By Vernise L. Tantuco/rappler.com – Pixar’s Dia de Muertos-inspired film Coco is visually stunning and, as expected, a major tearjerker. At the helm of the film’s animation team is Gini Santos, the 31-year-old studio’s first female supervising animator and a Filipino to boot. A few members of the press were Read more »

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