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Toto: A film for Pinoys nursing an American Dream

The story of Toto, a dark comedy-drama with Sid Lucero in the titular role and directed by John Paul Su, will surely resonate with Filipinos who continue to.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: philstar philstarNov 18th, 2016

Springsteen dives into his psyche with ‘Western Stars’ film

NEW YORK: Though Bruce Springsteen’s songs are a vibrant part of the contemporary American songbook, he regularly uses his ly­rics to express his deep misgivings about the proverbial “American dream.” With “Western Stars,” a full-length feature film that marks the Boss’s directorial debut, New Jersey’s favorite son is once again looking at a question he’s […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 24th, 2019

Roberto Baggio arrives on Netflix with a documentary on his career

Historic Italian football player, Roberto Baggio, You will have your own documentary film CV on the platform Netflix. The same American company has published the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

Nicole Scherzinger covers Regine Velasquez& rsquo;s & lsquo;Pangako& rsquo;

Filipino-American singer and TV personality Nicole Scherzinger realized her dream of singing in Filipino when she was tapped to record her own rendition of the beloved OPM ballad “Pangako” by Fil-Am musical director Troy Laureta for his KAIBIGAN: A Troy Laureta OPM Collective Vol. 1......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

& lsquo;Never bet against America,& rsquo; billionaire Warren Buffett advises investors

Washington---Ninety-year-old billionaire Warren Buffett reaffirmed his fervent belief in the American Dream in a letter to investors published Saturday---advising them never to bet against the country despite its many problems.  .....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Japan s Inamori looks to propel career at WGC-Workday Championship

Yuki Inamori, a two-time Japan Open winner, hopes to use his debut at the World Golf Championships-Workday Championship at The Concession this week as a springboard to achieve his American dream......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021

Buzzy Lee, Spielberg& rsquo;s daughter, releases debut album

Buzzy Lee  is a musical alias that hides a famous name:  Sasha Spielberg, daughter of the legendary American film director  Steven Spielberg. But there is little hiding on her confessional debut album,  Spoiled Love......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2021

Dream come true : Timothee Chalamet on playing Edward Scissorhands son in new Super Bowl ad

Johnny Depp played "Edward Scissorhands" in the original film......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2021

Strickler eyes Azkals stint

Barely weeks after getting drafted in the Major League Soccer (MLS), Kristo Strickler announced that he wants to play for the Philippine Azkals in various international competitions. The Filipino-American forward said representing his country has always been his dream so he will definitely suit up if and when the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) gives him […] The post Strickler eyes Azkals stint appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2021

Pinoys Can Teach Americans a Thing or Two About Tyrants

Ever since American Naval forces led by Admiral George Dewey sailed into Manila Bay in 1898, many Americans saw it their duty to educate the Filipinos. With the arrival of instructors like the Tomasites, a long-standing pattern was set—Americans would teach, and Filipinos would learn. Now, over a hundred years later, it is time to flip that model around and repay the favor......»»

Category: newsSource:  philnewsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

The Joy Luck Club (1993) selected for preservation by American National Film Registry

The National Film Registry (NFR) of America, announced on December 14, 2020 the list of 25 movies selected for preservation in the Library of Congress this year. Established by the National Film Preservation Act of 1988, the National Film Registry is an archive of motion pictures chosen for their historic and cultural or aesthetic importance […] The post The Joy Luck Club (1993) selected for preservation by American National Film Registry appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2020

Actor Micheal B. Jordan is this year’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— PEOPLE magazine has named this year’s Sexiest Man Alive. Nope, it is not your husband or boyfriend. But it is almost every girl’s dream guy, actor Michael B. Jordan. The 33-year-old actor played Erik “Killmonger” in the 2018 film Black Panther, which made him even more popular. In his interview with […] The post Actor Micheal B. Jordan is this year’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2020

Elijah still can’t believe it!

Until or even after this interview, Elijah Canlas has been pinching himself to see that it isn’t just a dream that is, beating nine other nominees for Best Actor in the just-concluded Gawad Urian, the country’s credible awards given by the Manunuri (critics), including three veterans, Alden Richards for Hello, Love, Goodbye (said to be the all-time biggest Filipino box-office hit), Raymond Bagatsing for the critically-acclaimed historical film Quezon’s Game and director Joel Lamangan for Hupa......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 16th, 2020

Jericho Rosales to do a movie in LA next year

Jericho Rosales might just fulfill his Hollywood dream soon, that is, if COVID-19 allows it. The actor confirmed a project is awaiting him in Los Angeles, California in a recent interview with “Balitang America.” Jericho Rosales “It may push through, it may not push through because of COVID, we don’t know. But I’m hoping fingers crossed (that) by March, I will be there,” the 41-year-old said. In the same interview, Jericho also talked about his short film “Basurero” and how he was able to relate to it. Note that “Basurero” tells the story of a fisherman struggling to make ends meet. The short film is being shown in US film festivals. He related, “When I was 14, I was working at a fast-food chain. I was 15 and I became a driver and before I had many jobs like I sold fish in the market. Acting was such a blessing for me. That opened up so many opportunities for me and that opened my mind to like the things that I really wanted to do.” “I remember myself saying that, ‘okay, I think I’m at the right place because I didn’t go to college but this is what I want to do.’ That motivated me but before that my greatest motivation was just for me to just give my family a better life,” he added.  He hopes to inspire people through “Basurero.” “I really want people  to know what they deserve. I want people to know what other people deserve and that for me is education, having access to basic needs, having access to a home, having access to internet, nowadays especially di ba? And we have to care about people.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2020

WATCH: Trailer for Netflix Film ‘Hillbilly Elegy’

Former Marine from southern Ohio and current Yale Law student J.D. Vance (Gabriel Basso) is on the verge of landing his dream job when a family crisis forces him to return to the home he’s tried to forget. J.D. must navigate the complex dynamics of his Appalachian family, including his volatile relationship with his mother […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 15th, 2020

Feature: American teacher elated to resume normal life in China

SHIJIAZHUANG, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- It was the first movie in the theater in eight months for foreign teacher Benjamin Ceary, as he went to savor the epic war film, "The Eight Hundred," during the Go.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 12th, 2020

Kaufman’s directorial return is surrealist dream

Writer-director Charlie Kaufman has proven to be one of the most original minds in the film industry. The Academy Award-winning scribe has penned beloved films from Being John Malkovich to Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 11th, 2020

Manifest It: New York Knicks Filipino therapist s dreams are bigger than basketball

Six years since reaching the Filipino’s ultimate American Sports dream, Erwin Benedict Valencia is still waiting for a fellow homegrown Filipino to crack the NBA. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 10th, 2020

Trump rips rival Biden

President Donald Trump tore into his election challenger Joe Biden as a threat to the “American Dream” in a bruising speech Thursday accepting the Republican nomination for a second term against a backdrop of racial tensions and the deadly coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 28th, 2020

Business Franchising in The Philippines

Many western people especially the Americans have the so called “American dream.” The American dream is somewhat achieving all your goals and aspirations, it can be associated to success in your career, business, owning an expensive apartment, being in the high society and more. However, we Filipinos also have our dreams. Let me simply call […].....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 28th, 2020

‘Home Alone’ star nagparamdam sa madlang pipol: Hey guys, wanna feel old? I’m 40!

  KAHAPON, kakapanood pa lang namin sa cable ng classic comedy film franchise na “Home Alone” na pinagbidahan ng American actor na si Macaulay Culkin. In fairness, ilang beses na naming napanood ito sa loob ng maraming taon pero sa tuwing uulitin namin ang movie ay napapatawa at nag-eenjoy pa rin kami. Sigurado kami na hindi lang […] The post ‘Home Alone’ star nagparamdam sa madlang pipol: Hey guys, wanna feel old? I’m 40! appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 27th, 2020