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Coming Soon: Flying Swords of Dragons Gate

Coming Soon: Flying Swords of Dragons Gate By: Lakwatsera Lovers It's a reunion for Director Tsui Hark and martial arts superstar Jet Li in Flying Swords of Dragons Gate as both of them worked together decades ago in Once Upon in China films. The film was included at the 2012 Asian Film Awards where it received seven nominations including Best Director and Best Picture. And yes it's going to be released by Movie Punch exclusively at SM Cinemas on October 10.   Synopsis:  Three years after the disappearance of the enigmatic innkeeper Jade and the massive fire that consumed the Inn. A new Dragon Inn has risen from the ashes, staffed by a band of marauders. Masquerading as law-abiding citizens by day, they use the cover of night to continue their true calling as fortune hunters. For legend says that the Dragon Inn is the site of a lost city buried in the desert and a treasure that spans dynasties hidden deep within.   Casts: Jet Li

Hotel Transylvania: Movie Review

Hotel Transylvania By: Lakwatsera Lovers Hotel Transylvania is another typical animated movie who targets young audiences but it is also a fun film for adults who is still young at heart. It's a cool film filled with lively effects in 3D.  Count Dracula (Adam Sandler) creates a five-star hotel for monsters so they can avoid humans who might turn their brains into candies. He also built the resort to protect his only child Mavis (Selena Gomez) from leaving his side but on Mavis 118th birthday, Dracula gets an unexpected visitor. Jonathan is a traveler who accidentally finds a way into the hotel. His presence makes terrible headaches for Dracula so he decided to make Jonathan pretend that he is a monster while trying to get rid of him as soon as possible before all his guests finds out. The characters were cute, all scary monsters we knew turned up to be funny and silly. The story was entertaining and filled with good humor. It's great for younger kids as it wou

The Perks of Being a Wallflower: Movie Review

The Perks of Being a Wallflower By: Lakwatsera Lovers Last night was the special advance screening of The Perks of Being a Wallflower at Sm Megamall Cinema 3. Thanks to 106.7 Energy FM and Movie Punch for the tickets. Charlie (Logan Lerman) is only starting high school but he's already counting down the days until graduation. With his shy type attitude it is difficult for him to find new friends while he is still haunted by the death of his aunt when he was little. Eventually he was adopted by a kinky socialites seniors at school, including the glamorous gay Patrick (Ezra Miller) and her stepsister Sam (Emma Watson). The two quickly started to like him and begins to bring him on their group making Charlie feel accepted.  Eventually we did not read the book but we feel sure that the movie adaptation was pretty good based on the audience reaction and some reviews. It has an excellent story material that would make you pay attention in every single moment. The mo

The Walking Dead Goes Viral Challenges

The Walking Dead Goes Viral Challenges By: Lakwatsera Lovers It's Exactly 24 days to go before The Walking Dead Season 3 premieres on Fox on October 20 at 8:55PM and as for the fans they are making one of the coolest contest ever as they are giving away P 50,000.00 to the person who infects many people as possible with The Walking Dead virus! Visit the designated places on these dates, dressed as a walker and holding a sign. Make sure that Daryl wont see you as you might end up dead (just kidding). Take a picture of your completed challenge and post it in their facebook wall. You could win a great daily prize or a grand prize of 50,000 pesos! So what are you waiting for the first challenge starts tomorrow. For more updates Like them on Facebook: Follow them on Twitter: @FOXChannel_PH

Maroon 5 Goes Beyond Loud

 Maroon 5 Goes Beyond Loud ICONIC PERFORMANCE AT AN ICONIC VENUE All roads led to the Big Dome last Tuesday and fans from all over the city filled the iconic coliseum to the rafters in an unprecedented turnout as the pop-rock band Maroon 5 held the Manila leg of their Overexposed World Tour 2012. Although this was the third time the band performed on local soil, it seemed like it was their first as the event quickly turned from a one-night concert to a historic musical experience in the Philippine concert scene. The queues at the newly-transformed Grand Atrium of the Smart Araneta Coliseum said it all. It was a veritable sea of humanity as excited fans snaked through the lines to enter the venue. There was a mad rush to buy the merchandise and the glow sticks around the coliseum concourse before they positioned in their places. No one wanted to miss a second of the much-awaited performance. Who could blame them? The mad scramble for tickets to the concert started as e

“My Extreme Transformation for Maroon 5” Promo Winner

“My Extreme Transformation for Maroon 5” Promo Winner Last September 18, 2012, one lucky Araneta Center Facebook fan enjoyed two front row tickets to the most awaited concert of the year—Maroon 5 Live in Manila 2012—by winning Araneta Center’s Facebook-based promo “My Extreme Transformation for Maroon 5.” In line with the Smart Araneta Coliseum’s “extreme transformation”, we asked our fans to tell us about an “extreme transformation” they recently went through or plan to do in terms of beauty, fashion, and lifestyle. Entries were posted in dedicated “My Extreme Transformation for Maroon 5” photo albums in Facebook starting September 13, 2012 to September 17, 2012. The entry with the most number of likes or votes at exactly 6PM last September 17, 2012 was announced the winner. Promo winner Corey Uruga and her plus one, Camille Denyse, enjoyed a scrumptious dinner for two at Sachi and two front row tickets to Maroon 5. Here’s what she had to say about the

Araneta Center’s “My Extreme Transformation for Maroon 5” Facebook promo

Araneta Center’s “My Extreme Transformation for Maroon 5” Facebook promo By: Lakwatsera Lovers Yes, the Maroon 5 fever has captivated the hearts of many Filipinos all around our country as they rocked the Smart Araneta Coliseum last September 18, 2012. A sold out crowd went nuts with the people cheering with their hearts out in every song. And there is no other venue for this kind of concerts as The Araneta Center hosts the biggest and the elite events in town. And for us fans of their facebook page tuned into one of the extravagant giveaway from them as they held a contest in which the winner will experience a dinner for two at The Oasis and two VIP tickets to the Maroon 5 Live in Manila concert. All participants should compose an entry in 50 words or less, to tell them about an “extreme transformation” they recently went through or their plan to do in terms of beauty, fashion, and lifestyle. And the lucky person who experienced it all is Ms. Corey Uruga who re

Coming Soon: End of Watch

Coming Soon: End of Watch By: Lakwatsera Lovers From the writer-director of The Training Day (David Ayer) End of Watch is a cop action thriller that stars Jake Gyllenhaal (Source Code, Prince of Persia) and Micheal Peña (Million Dollar Baby). Another CineExclusive from SM Cinema and Movie Punch and it is approved without cuts. End Watch is impressive this week topping the US Box office with $13.0M and having an 84% grade from the critics at Rotten Tomatoes.    Synopsis Los Angeles police officers Taylor (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Zavala (Micheal Peña) patrol the city's meanest streets of south central Los Angeles.The action unfolds through footage from the handheld cameras of the police officers, gang members, surveillance cameras, and citizens caught in the line of fire to create a portrait of the city's most dangerous corners, the cops who risk their lives there every day, and the price they and their families are forced to pay. Directed By:

Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles Promises a Great Mix of Jolt, Humor, and Thrill!

Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles Promises a Great Mix of Jolt, Humor, and Thrill! Moviegoers will be impressed with Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles! Filled with both funny and scary moments, it encapsulates a great story of a man who fights a battalion of man-eating monsters. It also takes pride in being the first feature-length Filipino movie to be entirely shot on green screen, the latest innovation in computer-generated visual effects. Presented by Reality Entertainment, Agostodos Pictures, PostManila, Mothership, and GMA Films, Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles brings together some of the most creative people in the industry, from lead actor Dingdong Dantes, lead actress Lovi Poe, plus a host of reliable supporting performers to executive producer Dondon Monteverde and writer-director Erik Matti.  Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles owes its origins to one fateful chat between Dondon (Monteverde) and Erik (Matti). “We were talking about an aswang concept and then

Korean Film Festival 2012 "Family Time"

Korean Film Festival 2012 Korean Film Festival is now invading SM Cinemas starting today. Invite you family and friends and witness the "Family Time" themed movies that will be shown free in a first come first serve basis. Catch 7 movies from 3 SM cinema branches ( SM Megamall: Sept 18 to Sept 23, SM Baguio: Sept. 26 to Sept.30 and SM Cebu: Oct. 03 to Oct. 07 ). Movie List Late Blossom Synopsis: "Late Blossom" follows the lives of two couples who live in the same neighborhood.  Kim Man-Suk (Lee Soon-Jae) delivers milk on a motorbike at dawn. He curses a lot, but actually has a warm heart. One day when he goes up a slope, he meets Ms. Song (Yun So-Jeong) - a lonely woman who works hards by collecting and selling scrap paper. Man-Suk feels something special toward Ms. Song.  Jang Kun-Bong (Song Jae-Ho) works in a parking lot. Jang Kun-Bong has a wife (Kim Soo-Mi) who suffers from alzheimer's. He works from dawn until late at night. After wor

Dredd 3D: Movie Review

Dredd By: Lakwatsera Lovers Last night was the special advance screening of Dredd at SM Megamall and thanks to Movie Punch for inviting us. Cosplayers gathered around outside the cinema as they had a contest for the best outfit. A complete reboot of the disastrous Stallone movie as many critics approved that this is one movie remake that actually works. It already received a lot of positive reviews from rotten tomatoes and it's better for you to see what the buzz is all about. In the future Mega City One, “Judges” has the power of restraining peace and order in the city. They had their own choice as they can be a judge and an instant executioner. One judge named Dredd (Karl Urban) was paired with a psychic rookie (Olivia Thirlby) as they embark in a mission to stop Ma-Ma (Lena Heady) a dangerous drug dealer who's ruling a 200 story slumber while running a new slo-mo drug that is sweeping the entire city. Next thing they know the whole place was locked d

OPM boy band 1:43 releases second album

OPM boy band 1:43 releases second album SENSATIONAL boy band 1:43 (pronounced as “one forty-three”) affirm their status as the ultimate OPM pop heartthrobs with the release of their much-anticipated sophomore album titled “Sa Isang Sulyap Mo” under MCA Music this September.    The album’s romantic carrier single “Sa Isang Sulyap” was released early this year as part of the Mang Inasal Mang Aawit Music Advocacy Program. It swept through the airwaves and became a phenomenal radio hit with listeners, especially among teens. The song dominated most of the radio charts all over the Philippines and earned the No. 1 spot in the Philippine Radio Music Chart OPM Top 20 for a few weeks and was likewise included in the OPM MYX Countdown. There are now close to 6,000 videos posted on YouTube using “Sa Isang Sulyap”—all in all, these videos have been viewed more than 23 million times. It is also one of the most downloaded songs today by mobile phone users.

“Let’s Move & Let’s Love”

“Let’s Move & Let’s Love” By: Lakwatsera Lovers It's been 7 months since my girlfriend left me to work in Bahrain and it's been hard for me as we shared 8 years of smiles, adventures, fights and a lot of movies together. And I am going to promise that I would wait for her until her 2 year contract expires in 2014.  Last March I created a simple video greeting for her birthday that is composed of fansigns from people she loves back here in the Philippines. This coming December I am planning to do another act of love that will reminds her that there is one guy back here waiting for her. I'll send her love letters (old school style) that will be delivered onto her doorsteps. It's hard to have long distance relationships as you wont see each other for a very long time. All you need is to trust your partner and love him/her with all your heart.     United Colors of Benetton launches two of their newest fragrances, Let’s Move for men and Let’s L