No Joke: Comedian Ethel Booba tears up after blurting out she’s pregnant on daytime TV

Loose-lipped comedian Ethel Booba has said a lot of funny, crazy things about a lot of controversial personalities in the Philippines, but today on the noontime variety TV show “It’s Showtime,” she still managed to surprise the show’s hosts when she got teary-eyed after blurting out that she is six months pregnant. Read: The 11 best ...

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Netflix drops trailer for first Filipino original movie ‘Dead Kids’

Netflix drops trailer for first Filipino original movie ‘Dead Kids’

Netflix’s first Filipino original movie, Dead Kids, just released its official trailer today, and it looks like it might just be the kind of snappy, stylish thriller to...

Sneak peek of Christmas movie ‘Miracle in Cell No. 7′ tugs at netizens’ hearts, goes viral

Sneak peek of Christmas movie ‘Miracle in Cell No. 7′ tugs at netizens’ hearts, goes viral

The trailer for the Christmas movie Miracle in Cell No. 7  exploded onto the internet yesterday, with even the most hard-hearted netizens getting all misty-eyed over the Filipino...

‘An incredible feeling,’ Actor Willem Dafoe says of experiencing EDSA revolution while filming ‘Platoon’

‘An incredible feeling,’ Actor Willem Dafoe says of experiencing EDSA revolution while filming ‘Platoon’

Every Filipino has an older family member who participated in the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution, that dramatic moment in Philippine history where a dictator was toppled by...

Challenge Accepted: Pastor Quiboloy takes comedian’s dare to end EDSA traffic, long-running TV show – kind of

Challenge Accepted: Pastor Quiboloy takes comedian’s dare to end EDSA traffic, long-running TV show – kind of

Following his mind-boggling declaration that he had personally halted the Mindanao earthquake, a controversial televangelist yesterday accepted a TV host’s dare to pull off two...

Indie film ‘Metamorphosis’ declared unfit for public exhibition by censors

Indie film ‘Metamorphosis’ declared unfit for public exhibition by censors

The local independent film Metamorphosis, which tells the story of an intersex character, has just been banned in the Philippines by the censors board due to its graphic sex...

Metalheads, assemble! Slipknot will (finally) perform in Manila in 2020

Metalheads, assemble! Slipknot will (finally) perform in Manila in 2020

American “nu metal” band Slipknot — known for their ever-present masks and heavy-as-a-ton-of-bricks sound — will be performing in Manila at Quezon City’s...

Weekend Warrior: Nov. 7 – 10

Weekend Warrior: Nov. 7 – 10

True blue Manileños, recent transplants, and visitors to our city all know — there is never a lack of things to do in Manila. This is Coconuts Manila’s guide to all things...

‘A spiraling journey of depression’: Actor Paulo Avelino opens up about mental health crisis on Instagram

‘A spiraling journey of depression’: Actor Paulo Avelino opens up about mental health crisis on Instagram

Actor Paulo Avelino admitted in an Instagram post yesterday that he faced mental health crises in the past and had even entertained “suicidal thoughts.” Read: 10...

K-Pop icons Super Junior to perform in Manila for ‘Super Show 8’ world tour

K-Pop icons Super Junior to perform in Manila for ‘Super Show 8’ world tour

South Korean boyband Super Junior (yes, that is their name) will be back in the country for the Manila leg of their “Super Show 8” concert at Pasay City’s Mall of Asia Arena...


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