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Trump, producer-president, makes July 4th his own show

Jul 04, 2019 - 9:45 AM

The US commander-in-chief and erstwhile Manhattan showman plans to tear up another norm, critics say, by hijacking traditionally non-partisan Independence Day as he seeks re-election

INDEPENDENCE DAY. Members of the U.S. Army finish parking an M1 Abrams tank in front of the Lincoln Memorial ahead of the Fourth of July "Salute to America" celebration on July 3, 2019 in Washington, DC. Photo Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. author George Saunders wins 2017 Man Booker Prize

Oct 18, 2017 - 11:03 AM

The author receives the award for his full-length novel 'Lincoln in the Bardo'

Dukungan bagi aksi damai juga bergema dari Amerika Serikat

Dec 03, 2016 - 3:18 PM

Puluhan WNI yang bermukim di Amerika Serikat juga mendesak Pemerintah Indonesia segera menuntaskan kasus dugaan penistaan agama yang melibatkan Ahok

AKSI DAMAI. Puluhan WNI yang bermukim di Washington DC ikut melakukan salat berjemaah di Lincoln Memorial untuk mendukung gerakan aksi damai di Monas pada Kamis, 1 Desember waktu setempat. Foto: istimewa

Trump to make 'closing arguments' of campaign

Oct 22, 2016 - 4:56 PM

On Saturday October 22 he will make a key speech in Gettysburg Pennsylvania site of Abraham Lincoln s Gettysburg Address one of the most famous speeches in American history

'CLOSING ARGUMENTS.' Republican nominee Donald Trump is set to lay out his plans for  the first 100 days of his presidency. File photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Clinton fends off rivals in first Democratic debate

Oct 14, 2015 - 1:19 PM

The presidential frontrunner parried jabs by Vermont senator Bernie Sanders and 3 other party hopefuls who challenged her on everything from political flip flops to gun control and military intervention in the Middle East

DEBATE. Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley and former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee during the US Democratic Presidential candidates debate at Wynn Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, October 13, 2015. Photo by Josh Haner/EPA/The New York Times

Clinton says nukes biggest threat to US security

Oct 14, 2015 - 10:46 AM

Asked by moderators Hillary Clinton says the spread of nuclear weapons and nuclear material that can fall into the wrong hands are the biggest security threats facing the country

DEBATING. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders (L) listens as former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (R) speaks during the US Democratic Presidential candidates debate at Wynn Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, October 13, 2015. JOSH HANER / THE NEW YORK TIMES / EPA

Q and A with actor Jose Llana on Fil-Ams in musical theater

Mar 21, 2015 - 8:25 PM

Singing has always been in the Filipino blood and theater is a natural extension of that

Ronald Ravelo: First Fil-Am to take helm of US aircraft carrier

Aug 09, 2014 - 11:42 PM

Captain Ronald Ravelo a son of a retired US Navy chief from the Philippines becomes the commander of the USS Abraham Lincoln

NEW COMMANDER. Captain Ronald Arevalo is the first Filipino-American to lead a carrier in the history of the United States Navy. Photos courtesy of AFP Photo/US Navy and NavSource

January 1 in history

Jan 01, 2014 - 2:20 PM

The first day of the year has witnessed some of the firsts in world history

Washington's Lincoln Memorial vandalized

Jul 26, 2013 - 10:18 PM

The US capital s iconic Lincoln Memorial has been vandalized with green paint and closed temporarily authorities said Friday

VANDALIZED: The Lincoln memorial has been vandalized with green paint. File photo by EPA/Shawn Thew

Spielberg, Lucas warn of film 'implosion'

Jun 14, 2013 - 8:45 AM

There s going to be an implosion where 3 or 4 or maybe even a half dozen mega budget movies are going to go crashing into the ground

CONCERNED FILMMAKERS. George Lucas and Steven Spielberg at the Golden Globe Awards in 1999. Spielberg won Best Director for 'Saving Private Ryan.'

Ancient giant lizard named after Jim Morrison

Jun 05, 2013 - 1:00 PM

A giant lizard species that lived 40 million years ago is giving clues on possible links between evolution competition and global climate

"LIZARD KING." Artist's rendition of Barbaturex morrisoni. Art by Angie Fox, Nebraska State Museum of Natural History, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

There's hope for the bipolar worker

Apr 17, 2013 - 5:02 PM

There is a very real stigma against persons with mental problems especially here in the Philippines

ABLE TO COVER UP. 'There are people who are able to cover up and they’re able to do it well enough to maintain their employment. They look okay on the surface a little bit more than half the time.' Screen grab from YouTube (StroonsGlen)

The Avengers win big at MTV Movie Awards

Apr 15, 2013 - 4:31 PM

Check who took home the golden popcorn in the 2013 MTV Movie Awards

MOVIE OF THE YEAR. The Avengers emerge victorious. Photo from 'Marvel's The Avengers PH' Facebook page

'The Walking Dead' comes to life

Mar 02, 2013 - 7:34 PM

It’s humans vs humans and zombies as the cable TV hit resumes its 3rd season in Asia

FEAR THE LEADER. Andrew Lincoln (center, with Chandler Riggs, left, and Scott Wilson) takes aim. All photos by AMC/TWD Productions

'Argo' wins best picture on shared Oscars night

Feb 25, 2013 - 1:57 PM

Life of Pi won most Oscars with 4 awards against 3 for Argo and Les Miserables 2 each for Django Unchained and Lincoln and one for Zero Dark Thirty

Argo director Ben Affleck accepts the Oscar for Best Movie onstage at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK

Hollywood prepares for its Oscars close-up

Feb 24, 2013 - 9:51 AM

The stage is set for the 85th Academy Awards on February 24 with Ben Affleck s Iran hostage drama Argo bidding to edge out Steven Spielberg s Lincoln at the climax of Hollywood s awards season

Women walk ot the red carpet in front of the Dolby Theatre in preparation one day before the 85th Academy Awards on February 23, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR

'Lincoln': Story, actors take over

Feb 20, 2013 - 5:17 PM

The top Oscar contender is finally screening in the Philippines

OUTSTANDING ACTING. Daniel Day Lewis as Abraham Lincoln has not been winning the Best Actor trophy in this year's awards season for nothing. Photo from the 'Lincoln' Facebook page

'Lincoln' screenwriter apologizes for error

Feb 09, 2013 - 7:54 AM

Lincoln director Tony Kushner admits the movie changed historical records after a lawmaker complained

Photo by AFP

'Warm Bodies' tops US box office

Feb 04, 2013 - 6:43 AM

Spielberg s Lincoln returns to the top 10 list

ZOMBIE LOVE STORY. 'Warm Bodies' stars Teresa Palmer and Nicholas Hoult. Image from the 'Warm Bodies' Facebook page

Lea Salonga to open American Songbook concert series

Jan 30, 2013 - 2:36 PM

World renowned Filipina singer Lea Salonga will wow New York audiences on the opening night of the American Songbook concert series

THAT VOICE. Lea Salonga is all set to wow New York audiences this January. Photo from the Lea Salonga Facebook page

The award-winning force behind 'Lincoln'

Jan 19, 2013 - 8:51 AM

There s Life of Pi and Les Miserables and then there s Lincoln one of the most anticipated films and Oscar nominee this year

LINCOLN'S TROUBLES SET A NATION'S COURSE. Daniel Day-Lewis plays one of the America's greatest presidents

Why do we get Oscar movies late?

Jan 18, 2013 - 5:12 PM

If you re frustrated about Oscar films reaching Philippine movie screens late our expert attempts to explain why Read on

NO LONGER A DREAM. Oscar-nominated 'Les Miserables' is now showing in the Philippines. Photo from the 'Les Miserables' Facebook page

Guess who: Predicting the new Oscar winners

Jan 18, 2013 - 1:50 PM

Who among the latest major Academy Award nominees would win? These guesses are for your consideration

WHO’S THAT GIRL? Quvenzhané Wallis as the tender yet tough ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ child. Photo from the movie’s Facebook pageWHO’S THAT GIRL? Quvenzhané Wallis as the tender yet tough ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ child. Photo from the movie’s Facebook page

Entertainment wRap: Porn, Oscars, Hitler

Jan 13, 2013 - 8:59 PM

Porn film makers outraged at new condom requirement for actors Oscar nominations and Seth MacFarlane s nazi joke

BAD JOKE? Seth MacFarlane in a photo posted on Facebook by the Noreen Fraser Foundation against cancer

Spielberg's 'Lincoln' eyes Golden Globes glory

Jan 13, 2013 - 11:58 AM

Steven Spielberg is hoping for Golden Globes glory for his political drama Lincoln as Hollywood hits the red carpet for its biggest pre Oscars awards show

Cast member Daniel Day-Lewis (L) and director Steven Spielberg arrive for the closing night Gala Screening of 'Lincoln' at the AFI Fest in Hollywood, California on November 8, 2012. AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck

Hollywood steps out for pre-Oscars Golden Globes awards

Jan 12, 2013 - 11:30 AM

The big night happens on Sunday January 13

THE PRESENTERS. Megan Fox, Ed Helms and Jessica Alba. Photo from the Golden Globes Facebook page

Ben Affleck wins best director after his Oscar nomination snub

Jan 11, 2013 - 11:16 PM

Affleck took home the Best Director award for his film Argo at the Critics Choice Film Awards on the same day that he was snubbed of an Oscar nomination

Spielberg's 'Lincoln' tops Oscar nods with 12

Jan 11, 2013 - 8:57 AM

Steven Spielberg s political drama Lincoln bagged 12 nominations for the Academy Awards

Hugh Jackman: Oscar nomination exciting, surreal

Jan 11, 2013 - 8:42 AM

Hugh Jackman Bradley Cooper Robert de Niro and other Oscar nominees welcome news of their nominations

'Lincoln', 'Life of Pi' lead Oscar nominations

Jan 10, 2013 - 10:16 PM

Lincoln Life of Pi lead nominees for the 85th Academy Awards;

HELLO OSCAR. A large replica of the Oscar statuette is viewed at the Samuel Goldwyn Theartre on January 10, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. AFP PHOTO/ROBYN BECK

Entertainment wRap: Capt Kirk tweets, Tarantino, Skyfall

Jan 06, 2013 - 2:16 PM

A run down of some of the past week s Entertainment stories

THE QUEEN OF CINEMA AND TV. Helen Mirren beside her Hollywood Walk of Fame star. Photo from the Dame Helen Mirren Facebook page

'Hobbit' fights off rivals atop New Year US box office

Jan 03, 2013 - 9:15 AM

The long awaited first part of Peter Jackson s Lord of the Rings prequel trilogy earned 31 9 million in its third week in theaters ahead of Django Unchained and Les Miserables

ADVENTURE TIME! Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) decides to go on an adventure. All photos and movie stills courtesy of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures

New Year's Eve song from Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Dec 31, 2012 - 9:14 AM

We begin the final day of 2012 with music from the stars of 2009 s 500 Days od Summer

SONG FOR NEW YEAR'S EVE. Actress, producer and singer Zooey Deschanel shared the link on her Facebook page to greet fans around the world a happy new year. Photo from her Facebook page

'Lincoln' screens in US Congress

Dec 22, 2012 - 8:04 AM

Lawmakers got up close and personal with Steven Spielberg and Daniel Day Lewis

BELOVED HONEST ABE. Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln on the cover of a TIME Magazine issue that was released before the US Presidential Elections in 2012. Photo from the official 'Lincoln' Facebook page

2013 first quarter movies

Dec 16, 2012 - 9:15 PM

Aside from Les Miserables here are other movies to watch out for

GOOD GIRL GONE BAD. Mia Wasikowska of Tim Burton's 'Alice in Wonderland' fame in a dark role in 'Stoker.' All images from 20th Century Fox

Bollywood gem sneaks into US box office top 10

Nov 20, 2012 - 9:20 AM

Jab Tak Hai Jaan Till My Last Breath entered the top 10 at number 8 taking 1 3 million at the box office a rare appearance for a Bollywood film in North American box office rankings

A still photo from the film Jab Tak Hai Jaan ('Till My Last Breat). Photo courtesy of Yash Raj Films Pvt Ltd

We are holding our own convention

Sep 09, 2012 - 3:16 PM

We hope that our youth will continue carrying on the struggle until New Politics steps forth to encourage us to liberate ourselves from the Old Politics of Senate presidents and Senate majority leaders who constantly insult us with their hubris

Fangs for the memories, Mr. President

Jul 06, 2012 - 2:09 PM

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter could’ve been better but there have been far worse flicks

RIGHT BEHIND YOU. Vampy Erin Wasson closes in on Benjamin Walker. All movie stills from 20th Century Fox

Raunchy teddy bear 'Ted' tops N. America box office

Jul 02, 2012 - 5:46 AM

Brave drops to third place while Magic Mike is a close second

FUNNY AND ADORABLE. 'Ted' wins over 'Magic Mike.' Screen grab from YouTube

'Brave' ousts 'Madagascar' from top of box office

Jun 25, 2012 - 3:10 AM

Brave kept audiences spellbound as it soared to the top of the North American box office

A promotional image for "Brave." Image courtesy of the "Brave" official page on Facebook/Pixar

[Music] Press (re)play

Jun 18, 2012 - 9:25 AM

RAPPLER and music lover Fritz Rodriguez talks 80s music for the other kids of her generation

BACK TO THE '80S. That decade's music continues to influence and inspire today's generation — young and old. Screen grab from YouTube

[Movies] Was honest Abe a vampire slayer?

Jun 11, 2012 - 7:05 PM

Political history gothic horror and vivid action come together in ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’

I’M THE AX MAN. Benjamin Walker looks sharp as Abraham Lincoln. All movie stills from 20th Century Fox

Matthew McConaughey weds Brazilian model

Jun 11, 2012 - 6:36 AM

Matthew McConaughey married his longtime girlfriend Brazilian model Camila Alves in a private ceremony in Texas

Actor Matthew McConaughey in a scene from the film "The Lincoln Lawyer." Photo courtesy of McConaughey's official page on Facebook.

[Movies] ‘Dark Shadows’ is light

May 12, 2012 - 2:36 PM

The latest Tim Burton Johnny Depp caper is sporadically splendid