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The musical reminds us to take some time off and indulge in something good for a change.
Too often do critics forget the most basic reason we watch plays: to be entertained. To see a good story told well. To be wowed by what a group of immensely talented people can create when they work together.At a time when ...
 
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Meet your new Netflix obsessions.
In the two years that Netflix has been in the Philippines, it has almost single-handedly changed the way Filipinos, as with the rest of the world, consume films and television shows. In recent years, the streaming platform has one-upped the competition by ...
 
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The Queen's Gallery is hosting a new survey of artworks gifted between the two monarchies.
Today, we have endless text chains and group selfies to prove that we're close. Back in the 1600s, they had art—lots and lots of art.That's the (somewhat simplified) conclusion of "Russia, Royalty and the Romanovs,"a new exhibition at the Queen's Gallery in Buckingham Palace. ...
 
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Sometimes truth really is stranger than fiction.
Pretty much any movie can be "based off a true story," but there are a select few that take real-life events and turn them into cinematic masterpieces. From The Wolf of Wall Street to Catch Me If You Can, here are 30 films based ...
 
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Why the road to the Oscars goes through horse country.
Cannes. Venice. Middleburg?In the universe of super-sized film festivals—where movie stars flock to one glamorous location or another to promote a project, trot down a red carpet, and stock up at gifting suites—the Middleburg Film Festival, held in mid-October in a leafy ...
 
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Prepare to binge watch the show's final season.
Big changes are in the works for House of Cards. Here's everything we know so far about the show's final season, which was officially released on Netflix today.“It is going to shock you beyond belief what happens in the end,” she told Savannah Guthrie ...
 
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The well-rounded selection includes some of the more thought-provoking blockbusters from recent years.
Netflix, to its credit, has always been good about selecting local films to fill up its slate. While the blockbusters are predictably there, the streaming giant surprised Filipino filmgoers by choosing Mikhail Red's Academy Award-nominated indie film Birdshot to stream globally, making it the ...
 
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It will star The Miniaturist's Anya Taylor Joy in the title role.
Remakes are having quite the moment in Hollywood. And now, Jane Austen's much-beloved novel Emma is heading back to the big screen.According to The Hollywood Reporter, Anya Taylor-Joy is slated to play the title role in a new film adaption of the 1815 story about ...
 
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The CBS primetime comedy sounds a lot like this summer's blockbuster movie.
Excitement is already building around Kevin Kwan's forthcoming comedy series—largely because it sounds a bit like Crazy Rich Asians: American Style.The show, titled The Emperor of Malibu, follows two well-off families: one with new money from Shanghai and one long-established East Coast clan. When ...
 
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Awit at Laro is a music album and songbook that celebrates the spirit of play.
Every Sunday was Family Day at the Mañosa compound, and for eight-year-old Bambi Mañosa, that meant one thing: getting to play with her cousins. They’d head outdoors at night and play hide-and-seek together, the darkness adding a little extra excitement to the ...
 
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Twelve volumes, over 5,000 entries.
Even in the age of everything's-on-the-internet, everyone's home needs a solid collection of books. And if you're looking to add something of real substance to your shelf, consider this 12-volume encyclopedia set on Filipino arts and culture, by the Cultural Center of ...
 
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Isa Lorenzo and Rachel Rillo curate a pair of exhibits that directly challenges preconceptions of painting and photography.
Does the process of creating art dictate its form? At what point does deviating from convention strip a piece of its categorization? What constitutes a painting? And when does a photograph stop being a photograph?Silverlens Galleries aims to answer these questions with ...
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