Michael Keaton confronts US opioid crisis in ‘Dopesick’ – Manila Bulletin

US actor Michael Keaton attends the Hulu premiere of “Dopesick” at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) on October 4, 2021 in New York City. – Before he became Batman, Michael Keaton made his dramatic film debut in “Clean and Sober,” an unflinching look at drug addiction during the United States’ 1980s cocaine craze. Three … Read more

The human drama – Manila Bulletin

The two films today are strong on drama and we’re first screened at Festivals this year. The Schrader was shown at Venice, while the Chon went to Cannes – both were well-received. The Card Counter (video on demand) – After his First Reformed with Ethan Hawke was so widely praised, some actually thought that the … Read more

Celebrities urge world leaders to help end pandemic – Manila Bulletin

Some 70 personalities in the arts and entertainment signed a letter that call on global leaders to step up vaccine efforts before the end of 2021. In a letter organized by nonprofit CARE and the org’s global advocate Iman, the appeal came in time for the United Nations General Assembly and the Global COVID-19 Summit hosted by … Read more

Angelina Jolie wins as ‘president’ in Comelec internet voting test run – Manila Bulletin

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie won as president in the internet voting test run of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) held from September 11 to 13. Comelec/MB Jolie, who garnered 90 votes bested actor Brad Pitt who in turn received 82 votes. For vice president, actor Christian Bale won with 84 votes over singer Mariah Carey’s … Read more

A New Legacy’ steps onto the court exclusively on HBO GO this Sept. 3 – Manila Bulletin

Welcome to the Jam! Basketball champion and global icon LeBron James goes on an epic adventure alongside Bugs Bunny and the Looney Tunes as Space Jam: A New Legacy gets in the game on HBO GO from Sept. 3. Directed by Malcolm D. Lee and composed of an innovative filmmaking team including Ryan Coogler and … Read more