Monday, July 28, 2014

The Hunger Games: The Mockingjay Part 1 Trailer released

"I am. I will."

This is Katniss' response when she was asked if she'll fighting with the others.

Also shown in the preview was Game of Thrones star Natalie Dormer who will play Cressida, the one who is tasked in following and documenting Katniss' life.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Game of Thrones season 5 casts revealed

Presenting the new casts of Game of Thrones season 5.

Jonathan Pryce as The High Sparrow
Jessica Henwick as Nymeria (“Nym”) Sand
Enzo Cilenti as Yezzan
Toby Sebastian as Trystane Martell
Rosabell Laurenti Sellers as Tyene Sand
DeObia Oparei as Areo Hotah
Nell Tiger Free as Myrcella Baratheon
Alexander Siddig as Doran Martell
Keisha Castle-Hughes as Obara Sand

Source: Game of Thrones | I do not own the photos used in this particular post. 

Friday, July 25, 2014

50 Shades of Grey Official Trailer released

Yesterday, July 24, 2014 the official trailer of the much awaited novel-turned-movie 50 Shades of Grey which stars Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey was released.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

List of National Holidays for 2015 (Philippines)

The palace has declared the list of national holidays for 2015. Check the dates, book your flights and plan your vacation.

A. Regular Holidays
New Year’s Day-1January (Thursday)
Maundy Thursday-2April
Good Friday-3April
Araw ng Kagitingan-9April (Thursday)
Labor Day-1May (Friday)
Independence Day-12June (Friday)
National Heroes Day-31August (Last Monday of August)
Bonifacio Day-30November (Monday)
Christmas Day-25December (Friday)
Rizal Day-30December (Wednesday)
B. Special (Non-Working) Days
Chinese New Year-19February (Thursday)
Black Saturday-4April
Ninoy Aquino Day-21August (Friday)
All Saints Day-1November (Sunday)
Additional special (non-working) days-2January (Friday)
-24December (Thursday)
Last Day of the Year-31December (Thursday)
C. Special Holiday (for all schools)
EDSA Revolution Anniversary-25February (Wednesday)
Source: Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines

Monday, July 14, 2014

Featured Movies on Cinemalaya X August 2014

Cinemalaya now on its 10th year will be staged from August 1 to 10 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Greenbelt 3, Trinoma and Alabang Town Center.

Directors’ Showcase


Directed by Joel Lamangan
Casts: Nora Aunor, Rosanna Roces, Rocco Nacino, Gardo Versoza, Sunshine Dizon, Romnick Sarmenta, Chynna Ortaleza, Sue Prado, Chanel LaTorre

“The Janitor”

Directed by Mike Tuviera 
Casts: Dennis Trillo, Richard Gomez, Derek Ramsay, Alex Medina, LJ Reyes, Raymond Bagatsing, Irma Adlawan, Jerald Napoles


Directed by Jay Altarejos
Casts: Arnold Reyes, Oliver Aquino, Rita Avila, Maureen Mauricio, Ruby Ruiz
Louie Ignacio’s “Asintado”: Aiko Melendez, Miggs Cuaderno, Jake Vargas, Gabby Eigenmann, Rochelle Pangilinan, Rita de Guzman, Jak Roberto

“Hari ng Tondo”

Directed by Carlos Siguion-Reyna
Casts: Robert Arevalo, Liza Lorena, Rez Cortez, Aiza Seguerra, Ciara Sotto, Cris Villonco, Rafa Siguion-Reyna, Lui Manansala, Gian Magdangal, Lorenz Martinez

New Breed

“1st Ko si 3rd”

Directed by Real Florido
Stars Nova Villa, Freddie Webb, Dante Rivero, RJ Agustin, Ken Chan, Lara Morena


Directed by Nick Olanka
Stars Ai-Ai de las Alas, Carlos Morales, Mon Confiado, Julian Trono, Carlo Aquino, Perla Bautista, Kristoffer Martin, Kiko Matos

“K’na the Dreamweaver”

by Ida Anita del Mundo
Stars Mara Lopez, RK Bagatsing, Alex Medina, Nonie Buencamino, Bembol Roco, Erlinda Villalobos


by GB Sampedro 
Stars Alfred Vargas, Erik Santos, Jason Abalos, Victor Neri, Anjo Yllana, Ricky Davao, Patricia Javier, Ritz Azul


Giancarlo Abrahan
Stars Eula Valdes, Martin del Rosario, Nonie Buencamino, Sandino Martin, Max Eigenmann

“Sundalong Kanin”

Directed by Janice O’Hara and Denise O’Hara
Stars Nathaniel Brit, Enzo Pineda, Ian de Leon, Marc Abaya, Via Veloso


Francis Xavier Pasion
Stars Angeli Bayani, RS Francisco, Karl Medina

Derick Cabrido’s “Children’s Show”: Buboy Villar, Miggs Cuaderno, Allen Dizon, Gloria Sevilla, Suzette Ranillo, Nathan Lopez


Milo Sogueco
Stars Mylene Dizon, Ricky Davao, Bing Pimentel, Che Ramos, Dennis Padilla, Barbie Forteza


Gino M. Santos
Stars Elmo Magalona, Sophie Albert, Kit Thompson, Coleen Garcia, Slater Young, Chynna Ortaleza

For tickets you may read the following details from Cinemalaya 2014 - Year 10

You can purchase tickets from: CCP Box Office (Roxas Blvd., Pasay City; 9 am to 4 pm, Tues-Sun) and Ticketworld Outlets (Major National Bookstore branches, etc.)! 

1. Tickets for CCP Theaters will remain at P150.each film, while tickets at the Ayala Cinemas will be at P160. each film.

2. Students may get 50% discount within CCP Theater screenings (only), while senior citizens can avail of the 20% discount (in both CCP and Ayala Cinemas)

3. FESTIVAL PASSES (Student discounts NOT applicable here):

3.1. All-Access Festival Pass is worth P3,500. (can watch all films and all activities held during the festival, priority line)
3.2. Films in Competition Pass is worth P2,500. (can watch all competition films only, any day and time during the festival)
3.3. Cinemalaya Day Pass is worth P500. (can watch films for one whole day only)
3.4. MKP Hall Ticket is worth P200. per film (“special screening” at the venue, in celebration of the 10th year)

The Festival will run from August 2-10, 2014 in CCP Theaters (Roxas Blvd., Pasay City) and Ayala Cinemas in Metro Mannila (Trinoma, Greenbelt 3, Alabang Town Center, and Fairview Terraces)!

Opening Ceremonies will be held on August 1, 2014, 6 PM at the CCP Main Lobby, immediately followed by the screening of OPENING FILM (to be announced) in the CCP Main Theater – both events are FREE ADMISSION!

For ticket inquiries, please call: CCP Box Office tel. nos. -- 832-3704, 832-1125 loc. 1409 and 1406 or Ticketworld at 891-999 (trunk line).

Who do you think has the best story? Who will going to bag awards? Please watch out.

Germany wins FIFA World Cup 2014

If you are a football fan here in the Philippines, you probably wake up before 3AM today to catch the final match between Germany and Argentina in this year's World Cup held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Another history was made because of the dramatic goal by Mario Götze during the extra time that made Germany to emerge victorious against Argentina. The official final score is 1-0. This is the 4th World Championship title by Germany (1954, 1974, 1990 and 2014)

This year's 3rd and 4th placer were The Netherlands and Brazil.

Photo: Getty Image

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Concert: Jessie J Live in Manila

Jessie J Live in Manila
July 14, 2014 |  8PM
Smart Araneta Coliseum

Tickets are available at or call 911 5555

Check the poster for the complete ticket price.

For free tickets on Jessie J Live in Manila Concert you may check some media partners or online promos if they are giving away free tickets to this concert. Good luck!

Photo Source

Concert: Inspire Every Day at Ayala Museum

July 19 could be the most inspiring day of your life!

Inspire Every Day!
19 July 2014

with performances by
Up Dharma Down
Manila Symphony Orchestra
Children of the Pilgrimage
Hidden Nikki
Yolanda Moon

with Inspire Stations by
Uniqlo, Fully Booked, Power Mac Center

Powered by DNX and Events Gear

Source: Ayala Museum

Friday, July 4, 2014

Promo: Free Pizza at Brooklyn's

In celebration of American Independence Day, we are giving out FREE Pizza! For every dine-in or take-out purchase of Queens and Brooklyn size pizza, get ONE (1) free Manhattan size Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza. 

Please take note of the location of our stores: 

Robinsons Place Manila - 3rd Level Midtown Wing (9040302)
Alabang Town Center - Cinema Area (8509999)
SM North Annex - Upper Ground Floor (3516048)
Tomas Morato - Corner Scout Fuentebella & Tomas Morato (3767676)
BF Homes - 15 President's Avenue, right outside Tahanan Village gate (7757575)
Ortigas - City Golf Plaza, Julia Vargas Ave (6339999)
Makati - 1176 Chino Roces Avenue near cor Bagtikan St. (8969696)

Cafe Scientifique: Superhero Science

Do you have a favorite superhero? 
Are their superhero powers real? 

Reserve your seat to #CafeScientifique: SUPERHERO SCIENCE this Saturday as we talk to biology instructor & science fiction enthusiast, Ronald Allan Cruz about what is science and what is fiction. 

SATURDAY, July 5, 2014
4:30PM - 6:00PM
Canopy Plaza, The Mind Museum

The event is FREE, but limited seats: RSVP:

Source: The Mind Museum. Click here to see other TMM events.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Free Concert: World Without Strangers Music Festival presented by Giordano

World Without Strangers Music Festival is happening tomorrow, July 4, Friday at the Glorietta Activity Center, Palm Drive. FREE ADMISSION!!! Show starts at 1pm until 10 PM.

Presented by Giordano, the show will be hosted by Boys Night Out.

The performers are:


Source: Giordano Philippines

Travel : Travel Madness Expo 2014

So who's excited for this weekend?

It's Travel Madness Expo 2014 on July 4-6 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia.

Please refer to the poster for the list of exhibitors, sponsors and booths.

* I do not own the photo above