TODAY’S HEADLINES

Paolo Bediones bares blackmail try over private video14-Jul-31, 5:26 PM | InterAksyon.com'At the PNP-Anti Cybercrime Division. Investigation has begun,' he posted on Twitter and Instagram Thursday afternoon.

Beauty Gonzalez goes from chubby ‘Bisaya’ to stunning FHM cover girl14-Jul-31, 11:57 AM | InterAksyon.comThe feisty reality show contestant from Dumaguete is now a svelte 22-year-old.

VIDEO | Cinemalaya’s Directors Showcase entries put legal system on trial14-Jul-31, 11:12 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comA quick look at 'Asintado', 'Hari ng Tondo', 'Hustisya', 'Kasal' and 'The Janitor' -- the five films by veteran filmmakers in competition at Cinemalaya X.

INTERVIEW | Fil-Am journalist Jose Antonio Vargas on being ‘undocumented’14-Jul-31, 10:07 AM | By Eric Kelsey, Reuters'Documented', the documentary he produced, wrote, and directed, will open the 10th edition of the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival on Friday.

INTERVIEW | Chris Pratt on going from slob to film heartthrob14-Jul-31, 8:48 AM | By Mary Milliken, ReutersThe star of 'Guardians of the Galaxy' talks about going from sidekick to leading man.

Paramount Pictures apologizes for tweeting Ninja Turtle 9/11 poster14-Jul-30, 4:56 PM | ReutersThe poster had unwittingly alluded to the destruction of the World Trade Center twin towers in 2001.

BREAKING NEWS as of 14-Jul-31, 10:35 AM

GB Sampedro returns to Cinemalaya with personal film about marital split14-Jul-30, 4:28 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comFive years after his award-winning debut, the young director joins Cinemalaya X with 'S6parados'.

Alternative ‘Stairway to Heaven’ mix to be released14-Jul-30, 11:10 AM | Agence France-PresseThe version will be released alongside a reissue of the British heavy rock group's untitled fourth album, commonly referred to as 'Led Zeppelin IV'..

Sarah Geronimo tops Yes! 100 Most Beautiful Stars list14-Jul-30, 11:02 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comThe recognition is another example of how the Popstar Princess is having a phenomenal 2014.

James Brown biopic ‘Get On Up’ revels in drama and dance moves14-Jul-30, 9:34 AM | ReutersFrom the gliding, intricate footwork to the hunched shoulders and fluid movements, Chadwick Boseman nails Brown's mannerisms and raspy voice.

Eric Clapton pays musical tribute to long-time friend JJ Cale14-Jul-30, 8:34 AM | ReutersTwo of Cale's best-known songs -- 'After Midnight' and 'Cocaine' -- were covered by Clapton on the latter's 1970 eponymous debut album.

Fil-Italian filmmaker wears many hats, believes in Filipino talent14-Jul-29, 10:32 PM | InterAksyon.comRuben Maria Soriquez just wrapped 'Of Sinners and Saints', over the weekend. He is the producer, director, writer, and lead actor.

Facebook takes down alleged Paolo Bediones video14-Jul-29, 7:41 PM | InterAksyon.comFacebook's action came in swift response to reports that the page had violated its policy on nudity.

VIDEO | Sons of OPM legends launch ‘new classic rock’ album14-Jul-29, 7:16 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comThe members of Generation are scions of music icons Jose Mari Chan, Celeste Legaspi, and Sampaguita.

Linda Ronstadt awarded White House arts honor14-Jul-29, 8:51 AM | Agence France-PressePresident Barack Obama bestowed the National Medal of Arts on the multiple Grammy winner, now 68 and suffering from Parkinson's.

Marvel cranks up sarcasm and 70s sound for ‘Guardians of Galaxy’14-Jul-29, 5:48 AM | By Mary Milliken, ReutersThe sci-fi spectacle is expected to gross upwards of $73 million on its opening weekend in North America.

‘Lucy’ box office bonanza lifts Besson fortune by $5 million14-Jul-29, 5:30 AM | ReutersThe French filmmaker's shares in Europacorp went up by 3.75 million euros after 'Lucy' topped the North American box office over the weekend.

Paolo Bediones thanks ‘family, friends and supporters’14-Jul-28, 11:19 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comThe News5 anchor posted a message of appreciation on Twitter and Instagram Monday night.

With new album and PhilPop victory, Kyla’s career back in full swing14-Jul-28, 1:58 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comLifted by her spellbinding performance, 'Salbabida' bested 11 other formidable PhilPop entries on Saturday.

‘Lucy,’ ‘Hercules’ beat expectations at weekend box offices14-Jul-28, 5:17 AM | By Ronald Grover and Chris Michaud, ReutersStarring Scarlett Johansson as a woman with a super-powered brain, 'Lucy' collected $44 million to win the box office race.

STATEMENT | TV5 stands by news anchor Paolo Bediones14-Jul-27, 4:41 PM | InterAksyon.comThe network said the circulation of a video purportedly involving Bediones is 'nothing more than an attempt to smear his reputation'.

Hitmaker Jungee Marcelo wins 3rd PhilPop songwriting tilt14-Jul-27, 11:54 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comHis inspirational song 'Salbabida' benefitted from a mesmerizing performance by comebacking R&B princess Kyla.

FIRST LOOK | Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman in ‘Batman v. Superman’14-Jul-27, 11:35 AM | InterAksyon.comHer costume is nothing like the iconic primary-colored duds worn by Lynda Carter in the late 1970s live-action TV series.

‘The Hobbit,’ ‘Batman v Superman’ take center stage at Comic Con14-Jul-27, 9:42 AM | ReutersThe eager audience at the convention were given a first look at 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies', out in theaters on Dec. 17