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Saudi Arabia arrests more than 200 over 'indecency,' harassment

Dec 29, 2019 - 11:18 PM

Men and women must avoid 'tight-fitting clothing' or clothes with 'profane language or images,' reads an instruction on an English language website launched by the tourism authority

Saudi fans attend the "MDL Beast Fest", an electronic music festival, held in Banban on the outskirts of the Saudi capital Riyadh on December 19, 2019. - Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Prince Mohammed has sought to shake off his country's ultra-conservative image -- lifting a ban on cinemas and women drivers while allowing gender-mixed concerts and sporting extravaganzas. The relaxed social norms in a kingdom have been welcomed by many Saudis, two-thirds of whom are under 30. (Photo by Fayez Nureldine / AFP)

South Korea revokes several K-pop idols' diplomas

Jan 20, 2019 - 2:20 PM

The idols apparently did not attend enough classes to meet the requirements of graduation

'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' review: Grounding the magic

Nov 18, 2018 - 4:45 PM

Crimes of Grindenwald is a film that stumbles more than it flows.

WIZARDING WORLD. 'Crimes of Grindenwald' is a film that stumbles more than it flows. Image courtesy of Warner Bros

The final 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' trailer has finally dropped

Sep 25, 2018 - 11:41 PM

Ready to see Eddie Redmayne and Johnny Depp battle it out in the wizarding world?

Over 80 athletes from around the world to compete at the Philippine Aerial Cup 2018

Sep 21, 2018 - 4:42 PM

The international pole and aerial arts competition will be happening on October 13 at the RCBC Plaza in Makati City

POLE ART. This is a screenshot from the same-day edit video of the Philippine Pole Cup 2017 by Green Tale Photography.

WATCH: Newt Scamander faces his toughest battle in 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald'

Jul 22, 2018 - 3:07 PM

The magic returns to Philippine cinemas on November 15

WATCH: First ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ trailer brings fans back to Hogwarts

Mar 14, 2018 - 8:32 AM

Wands (and hearts) at the ready!

RETURN TO HOGWARTS. The new trailer for 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' show several scenes inside the beloved wizarding school. Screenshot from

Abueva changes jersey number to signal transformation to Beast 2.0

Jan 31, 2018 - 11:22 PM

Abueva leaves behind the melancholy state he was in for 3 weeks

BEAST 2.0. Calvin Abueva now sports the number 88 jersey number as part of his transformation to Beast 2.0. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Dark indie rockers The National win first Grammy

Jan 29, 2018 - 10:44 AM

The band is awarded for its album, 'Sleep Well Beast'

THE NATIONAL. The indie band wins their first Grammy award. Screengrab from

LOOK: New photo from 'Fantastic Beasts 2' shows dashing young Dumbledore

Jan 16, 2018 - 1:31 PM

Here's your favorite Hogwarts headmaster, minus the long white beard and half-moon glasses

THE YOUNG DUMBLEDORE. Jude Law plays the role of one of the Wizarding World's most loved characters. Photo from

14 film yang patut ditunggu tahun 2018

Jan 02, 2018 - 8:38 PM

Beragam tontonan menarik dengan berbaga genre, baik dari dalam maupun luar negeri, bisa menjadi pilihan hiburan sepanjang 2018

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LOOK: First photo, title of ’Fantastic Beasts 2’

Nov 16, 2017 - 11:12 PM

Newt and the gang, plus a young Albus Dumbledore make an appearance in this first look

WIZARDING WORLD. The cast of 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' includes new and returning characters. Screengrab from

'Disney on Ice' returns to Manila with a skating extravaganza

Nov 07, 2017 - 12:30 PM

The perfect Christmas treat for your whole family!

DISNEY ON ICE. The beloved show returns to Manila for the holidays. Photo courtesy of Disney on Ice

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LOOK: What is Newt Scamander up to in the ‘Fantastic Beasts’ sequel?

Oct 07, 2017 - 1:00 PM

We smell trouble for our favorite magizoologist

NEWT SCAMANDER. Looks like wizard is in for another adventure. Photo from

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Jul 03, 2017 - 9:29 AM

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Sega brings its classic games to mobile for free

Jun 22, 2017 - 2:01 PM

Sega Forever brings an ever expanding collection of Sega s classic games to iOS and Android phones

SEGA FOREVER. Get classic Sega games for free on iOS and Android. Images from Sega Forever website.

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WATCH: MTV Movie and TV Awards 2017 opens with 'Beauty and the Beast' spoof

May 08, 2017 - 4:55 PM

See Adam Devine as the Beast Hailee Steinfeld as Belle and Rebel Wilson as Mrs Potts plus Emma Watson s cute reaction to the opening act s surprises

FULL LIST: Winners, MTV Movie and TV Awards 2017

May 08, 2017 - 10:24 AM

Beauty and the Beast wins Movie of the Year while Stranger Things bags Show of the Year Check out the rest of the winners here

'STRANGER THINGS.' The show wins Show of the Year at the MTV Movie and TV Awards 2017. Screengrab from Facebook/StrangerThingsTV

Jude Law to play Albus Dumbledore in 'Fantastic Beasts' sequel

Apr 13, 2017 - 10:56 AM

The actor joins Eddie Redmayne in the second Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 13, 2017

Apr 13, 2017 - 10:26 AM

Hello Here s a roundup of news you need to know this Thursday

 Holy week procession in Alfonso, Cavite

Jude Law dipastikan akan memerankan Dumbledore muda

Apr 13, 2017 - 9:04 AM

Aktor asal Inggris ini akan bergabung di sekuel Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Jude Law akan memerankan Dumbledore muda saat ia masih menjadi guru di Hogwarts. Foto dari akun Instagram lawjude.

'Beauty and the Beast' now PH's highest-grossing film of all time

Apr 12, 2017 - 7:31 PM

With earnings of P667 46 million Beauty and the Beast surpasses Captain America: Civil War

IN PHOTOS: PMA reception rites for 297 incoming cadets

Apr 01, 2017 - 6:02 PM

The PMA plebes will undergo rigorous physical training and exams for about 8 weeks before they become part of the Cadet Corps of the Armed Forces of the Philippines

HELL WEEK. Around 297 PMA plebes who will become future members of Class 2021 undergo face their right of passage on April 1, 2017. All photos by Mau Victa/RapplerPHOTO BY MAU VICTA/RAPPLER

VIRAL: Parodi lagu 'Gaston' ala Deadpool

Mar 25, 2017 - 1:54 PM

Kalau Gaston adalah salah satu warga desa yang paling populer sebaliknya Deadpool adalah sosok yang tidak disukai kebanyakan orang dalam bar yang ia datangi

Screenshot dari akun YouTube Deadpool Said

WATCH: Elha Nympha, Noel Comia Jr cover 'Beauty and the Beast'

Mar 24, 2017 - 11:22 PM

Elha and Noel sing their version of the timeless classic

Disney galang donasi buku untuk anak-anak di Indonesia Timur

Mar 22, 2017 - 11:14 PM

Disney ingin merayakan kecintaaan karakter Belle di film Beauty and the Beast terhadap buku

Nila Tanzil selaku pengagas Taman Bacaan Pelangi dan Chelsea Islan di acara peluncuran kegiatan donasi buku untuk anak-anak Indonesia Timur oleh Disney. Foto oleh Hanna Pratiwi/Rappler.

'Beauty and the Beast' akan tayang di Malaysia tanpa sensor

Mar 22, 2017 - 10:28 AM

Film ini akan rilis di Malaysia 30 Maret mendatang dengan rating PG 13

Pengumuman soal penjualan tiket 'Beauty and the Beast' di bioskop Golden Screen Cinemas di Kuala Lumpur, 14 Maret. Foto oleh Manan Vatsyayana/AFP.

'Beauty and the Beast' to be shown uncut in Malaysia

Mar 21, 2017 - 8:15 PM

The film will be released in Malaysia on the 30th March rated PG13 with no cuts a spokeswoman for Disney in Southeast Asia says

HALT. In this file photo, Malaysian ticket-seller sits behind a notice displayed regarding the release of the film 'Beauty and the Beast' at a Golden Screen Cinemas theatre in Kuala Lumpur on March 14, 2017. Manan Vatsyayana/AFP

‘Beauty and the Beast’ pecahkan rekor ‘box office’

Mar 20, 2017 - 1:47 PM

Film ini diperkirakan memperoleh pemasukan sebesar USD 170 juta pada akhir pekan pertamanya

Screenshot dari YouTube/Disney Movie Trailers

'Beauty and the Beast' smashes box office records

Mar 20, 2017 - 10:35 AM

The movie takes in an unexpected estimated 170 million on its opening weekend

LISTEN: Emma Watson sings 'Belle' in 'Beauty and the Beast' OST

Mar 18, 2017 - 12:17 PM

The full version of Emma Watson singing Belle and Belle reprise is out

BELLE. Emma Watson sings 'Belle,' the song's reprise, and more in the 'Beauty and the Beast' soundtrack. Screengrab from YouTube/Disney Movie Trailers

LOOK: Scarlet Snow Belo dresses up as Belle from 'Beauty and the Beast'

Mar 18, 2017 - 11:11 AM

Cute Scarlet Snow Belo wears Belle s iconic yellow dress while the family dog wears the Beast s outfit

What critics are saying about the new 'Beauty and the Beast'

Mar 17, 2017 - 10:09 PM

Does the live action version of Beauty and the Beast live up to the hype? Here s what the critics are saying

'BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.' Bill Condon's 'Beauty and the Beast' star Emma Watson and Dan Stevens. Screengrab from YouTube/Disney Movie Trailers

'Beauty and the Beast' review: Pretty but redundant

Mar 17, 2017 - 2:54 PM

Does the live action remake live up to the Disney classic? Film critic Oggs Cruz sounds off

Screengrab from YouTube/Disney Movie Trailers

8 hal tentang film ‘Beauty and the Beast’ versi live action

Mar 17, 2017 - 1:30 PM

Adegan gay karakter karakter baru dan lagu tema dalam film ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Dan Stevens berperan sebagai Beast dan Emma Watson sebagai Belle di film 'Beauty and the Beast' versi live action. Foto dari akun Instagram beautyandthebeast.

'Beauty and the Beast' versi live action: Tentang nostalgia, romansa dan Emma

Mar 17, 2017 - 1:14 PM

26 tahun setelahnya versi animasi Beauty and the Beast sepertinya masih lebih baik dari versi live action

'Beauty and the Beast' versi live action mulai tayang di Indonesia hari ini, Jumat, 17 Maret. Foto dari Disney Indonesia.

5 film live action Disney terlaris

Mar 16, 2017 - 9:42 PM

Sebelum menyaksikan Beauty and the Beast besok simak film live action Disney yang sebelumnya mendulang sukses

'Alice in Wonderland' jadi film live action terlaris yang pernah dirilis oleh Disney. Foto dari Disney Indonesia.

Menyibak fakta tentang gaun kuning keemasan Belle di 'Beauty and the Beast'

Mar 16, 2017 - 3:58 PM

Emma Watson terlihat sangat cantik mengenakan gaun ikonik Belle saat berdansa dengan Si Buruk Rupa

Cantiknya Emma Watson saat mengenakan gaun kuning keemasan saat berakting sebagai Belle di film 'Beauty and the Beast' versi live-action. Foto dari

The new 'Beauty and the Beast': 10 things you didn't know

Mar 15, 2017 - 9:58 PM

A Disney film s first gay moment new characters and songs and the stars singing on the soundtrack – here s what you need to know about Beauty and the Beast

'BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.' Bill Condon's live-action version of the Disney classic stars Dan Stevens and Emma Watson as the eponymous couple. Screengrab from Instagram/beautyandthebeast

Disney ogah menyensor 'Beauty and The Beast' untuk penonton Malaysia

Mar 15, 2017 - 2:44 PM

Pihak otoritas Malaysia memutuskan untuk memotong adegan momen gay di film ini

Disney menunda rilis film 'Beauty and the Beast' di Malaysia terkait masalah sensor. Foto dari akun Instagram beautyandthebeast.

Disney scraps Malaysia 'Beauty and the Beast' release over censorship

Mar 15, 2017 - 11:27 AM

Disney says the film has not been and will not be cut for Malaysia effectively shelving plans to release it in the Southeast Asian country

Disney shelves 'Beauty and the Beast' in Malaysia after cuts

Mar 14, 2017 - 12:55 PM

UPDATED Censors in the Muslim majority nation reportedly cut out a gay moment in the movie

LEFOU. director Bill Condon says that there will be an 'exclusively gay moment' involving Josh Gad's character LeFou in the upcoming 'Beauty and the Beast' live-action remake. The photo above shows Luke Evans as Gaston and Josh Gad as LeFou in the movie. Photo courtesy of Disney

SIMAK: Celine Dion kembali mengisi ‘soundtrack’ film ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Mar 12, 2017 - 10:58 AM

Celine Dion menyanyikan lagu berjudul ‘How Does A Moment Last Forever’

Penyanyi Celine Dion saat menghadiri 'Gala Premiere' film 'Beauty and the Beast' di Hollywood, California, pada 2 Maret. FOto oleh Valerie Macon/AFP

LISTEN: Celine Dion releases new original song for 'Beauty and the Beast'

Mar 10, 2017 - 11:17 PM

Emma Watson also sings How Does A Moment Last Forever in the live action remake

'BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.' Celine Dion released a new original song for the upcoming 'Beauty and the Beast' live-action film. Photo shows Gaston (Luke Evans) and Belle (Emma Watson) in the movie. Photo courtesy of Disney

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SAKSIKAN: John Legend dan Ariana Grande di video klip 'Beauty and the Beast'

Mar 06, 2017 - 12:56 PM

Lihat video musik dari film live action remake ini di sini

WATCH: Ariana Grande, John Legend in 'Beauty and the Beast' music video

Mar 06, 2017 - 12:09 PM

Watch the enchanting music video for the upcoming live action remake here