The Philippines' war against piracy has taken a cinematic twist. President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's chairman appointee to the Video Regulatory Board -- thesp Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr. -- has brought…
The makers of "American Adobo," one of the few Filipino films to find theatrical distribution in the States, are back with a new movie set for a February release.
Forget quizzers: The new battlefield for auds in the Philippines is cinenovelas, the local word for TV movies, which has become synonymous with star power and high production levels.
Who's afraid of the Philippines' No. 1 network ABS-CBN? Not No. 2 net GMA-7, which has unveiled a comprehensive package to steal back the top spot it lost in the mid-1980s.
The Philippine cable industry has resolved a bitter financial dispute that has kept Star Group's popular channels off the tube for six months.
Lav Diaz, one of this Asian country's bolder and more experimental directors, fearlessly says "yes." His latest film, "Batang West Side" (Westside Kid), is five hours long and tackles the drama in…
Movie and TV stars, entertainers, producers, directors and the press swooped down on the Philippine Senate early February to seek legislative support in their campaign to save the entertainment…
Filipino films took a bold step forward recently with "American Adobo," the first Filipino film entirely shot in the U.S. and one that is making B.O. inroads into that Hollywood studio dominated…
The local animation industry is in suspended animation after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. and the resulting worldwide slowdown.
Leading telco Philippine Long Distance Co. (PLDT) has shelved its acquisition of GMA, the country's second-largest TV company.
Viva TV, the entertainment network of Vic del Rosario's Viva group, lit the fire when it aired the localized, licensed version of ABC's "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" on low-rating IBC-13 during…
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