Predatory advertising practice to make women buy makeup

Everything you had been sharing on facebook and the rest of the internet (including your mobile devices) has enabled ad agencies to come up with this brilliant strategy: You don’t feel good about yourself on Mondays and that makes the start of the work- or school-week the best time to sell beauty products.

Coco Martin Bench ad and the SM Baguio trees

Magdadalawang isip kang bumili ng Bench product kahit na si Coco Martin ang endorser kung sa SM Baguio nakapaskil ang billboard. Imagine pinapatay ang mga puno tapos doon mismo nakalagay ang billboard mo.

Marian Rivera: Amaya

Marian Rivera’s next prime time show is Amaya. As a pre-Hispanic Muslim warrior princess, Marian’s character will challenge the actress to do action scenes.

Underpass Graphic Novel

Summit Media is bringing Underpass to interested readers out there.

Heart Evangelista in Ay Ayeng

Ay Ayeng is an indie movie shown in Hawaii and Berlin, but didn’t get much exposure in Manila. It is in the running for several awards in the 57th Annual FAMAS Awards, namely Best Director (Ed Palmos), Best Actress (Heart Evangelista), and others.

Heart Evangelista grabbed the Best Actress trophy at the 57th Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences (FAMAS) Gabi ng Parangal on Oct. 18. She played the role of a teacher in Mountain Province.

Ed Palmos got the Best Director award.

Noynoy: fish ball (Inquirer) vs. fish bowl (Philippine Star)

Remember the time when Manila Bulletin, ABS-CBN and Yahoo News killed President Arroyo because of proofreading lapses?

Now it’s Inquirer’s time to goof.

Brillante Mendoza, Best Director Cannes 2009

Brillante Mendoza’s second movie in Cannes got him the best director award.

Kinatay is a movie about 24 hours of a policeman’s life. He gets married in the morning then gets to help the older policemen in raping and hacking a prostitute to pieces then spreading the body parts around Manila.

Ako Mismo: The culture of political campaigns

Are they building a political party with the youth as their base? Are they building a database which they can sell later to electoral advertisers? How far is PLDT involved here? How spammed is akomismo.org wall of commitmemt so far?

62nd Cannes International Film Festival

62nd Cannes International Film Festival: Short Film Corner, Un Certen Regard (URC), Special screening, and Palme d’Or (in Competition).

Who is your Darna: Marian Rivera or Angel Locsin?

Marian Rivera will try to outshine Angel Locsin once again as she is crowned as television’s new Darna.

Rivera’s forthcoming role was officially announced by GMA-7 on April 23rd at the GMA Network Center. She was the lead star in Marimar and Dyesebel. Both stories were supposed to be for Angel Locsin, but she moved over to ABS-CBN 2.