TODAY’S HEADLINES

George Clooney criticizes Hollywood in Sony cyber attack14-Dec-20, 7:17 AM | ReutersThe Oscar winner said no one would sign a petition he and his agent circulated to top Hollywood figures supporting the film's release.

Stars fill the stage as Stephen Colbert closes his ‘Report’14-Dec-19, 7:44 PM | By Chris Michaud, ReutersGuests like Jon Stewart, Randy Newman, Bryan Cranston, George Lucas, Big Bird, and James Franco joined the starry send-off.

Bank robber-turned-singer Herbert Colanggo honored by PMPC last September14-Dec-19, 3:39 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comHerbert C., as he is billed on his debut album, was named Best New Male Recording Artist by the Philippine Movie Press Club.

Forget politics, Sony execs say North Korea comedy ‘desperately unfunny’14-Dec-19, 1:16 PM | By James Pearson, ReutersLeaked emails shows that studio executives were concerned 'The Interview' would not translate to a foreign audience.

U.S. racial justice quest comes full circle in film ‘Selma’14-Dec-19, 1:02 PM | By Jill Serjeant, ReutersThe connection to current events could help the Martin Luther King Jr. biopic become a serious awards contender.

Sasha Grey, Lil Jon, Basement Jaxx power Asia’s largest music fest at sea14-Dec-19, 10:42 AM | By Eric T. Cabahug, InterAksyon.comThe recent five-day bacchanalia onboard Royal Caribbean International's Voyager of the Seas was dubbed Asia's largest music festival at sea.

BREAKING NEWS as of 14-Dec-20, 12:03 AM

Author Paulo Coelho offers $100,000 for rights to ‘The Interview’14-Dec-19, 10:22 AM | Agence France-Presse'I offer @SonyPictures 100k for the rights of 'The Interview' I will post it free on my blog,' the author of 'The Alchemist' posted on Twitter.

Pinoy musicians power world-class Manila performance of ‘Chicago’14-Dec-19, 9:29 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comFourteen Filipino musicians led by guitarist Lester Demetillo compose the orchestra led by the musical's longtime conductor, Robert Billig.

Hollywood slams Sony, movie theaters for canceling ‘The Interview’14-Dec-18, 9:04 PM | By Piya Sinha-Roy, ReutersBen Stiller, Steve Carell, Rob Lowe, Jimmy Kimmel and Judd Apatow criticized the decision made by movie theaters and Sony.

Ara Mina, politician welcome baby daughter14-Dec-18, 4:13 PM | InterAksyon.comAmanda Gabrielle Meneses was born Wednesday morning, weighing 7.4 pounds.

’7th Heaven’ star Stephen Collins admits sexual contact with young girls14-Dec-18, 12:27 PM | Reuters'Forty years ago, I did something terribly wrong that I deeply regret. I have been working to atone for it ever since,' Collins told People magazine.

Sony cancels ‘The Interview’ as U.S. determines N. Korea behind cyber attack14-Dec-18, 11:34 AM | By Eric Kelsey, Lisa Richwine, and Piya Sinha-Roy, ReutersWashington may officially announce soon that the North Korean government was behind the attack, a U.S. government source said.

GALLERY | TV5 celebrates watershed year with ‘Happy Pasko Christmas Party’14-Dec-18, 11:04 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan; Photos by Bernard Testa/InterAksyon.comTV5 executives and employees poured on the Yuletide cheer at the SM Convention Center of SM Aura Premier on Tuesday.

‘Norte’ earns nomination from London critics group14-Dec-17, 11:16 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comIts fellow nominees for Best International Film are Oscar frontrunners 'Ida', 'Leviathan', 'Two Days, One Night' and 'Winter Sleep'.

Robin Padilla says Andres Bonifacio biopic a passion project14-Dec-17, 9:24 AM | By Arnel Ramos, InterAksyon.com'Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo' also marks his screen reunion with former sweetheart Vina Morales.

As hackers invoke 9/11, U.S. officials downplay threat over Sony movie14-Dec-17, 7:18 AM | Reuters, Agence France-PresseThe hackers published what appear to be more internal emails on Tuesday and promised a 'bitter fate' for those who would see 'The Interview'.

Ringo Starr, Lou Reed among 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class14-Dec-17, 6:49 AM | ReutersAlso to be inducted in April are Green Day, Bill Withers, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, and Stevie Ray Vaughan.

Bill Cosby’s daughter Evin joins mother in defense against sex claims14-Dec-17, 6:34 AM | ReutersEvin Cosby, 38, said in a statement that Cosby 'is the father you thought you knew', echoing the statement of her mother, Camille Cosby.

Puma names Rihanna as women’s creative director14-Dec-17, 6:24 AM | By Emma Thomasson, ReutersPuma said Rihanna would directly influence product collections and would be involved in consumer and retail events as well as social media content.

Robin Williams’ suicide is Google’s top search trend for 201414-Dec-16, 7:16 PM | Agence France-PresseWorld Cup fever was second, Ebola third, Malaysia Airlines fourth, while Jennifer Lawrence was the top search trend focused on a person.

Sineng Pambansa horror fest returns to Ayala Cinemas as repackaged ‘Frightfest’14-Dec-16, 3:47 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comFrom Dec. 17 to 24, 'T'yanak', 'Hukluban', 'Sigaw sa Hatinggabi' and 'Bacao' will have primetime screenings at Market! Market! and Trinoma.

VIDEO | Bank robber-turned-singer’s music video produced inside Bilibid14-Dec-16, 2:18 PM | InterAksyon.comWatch this music video starring Herbert Colanggo, one of the 19 high-profile inmates found to be living lavish lifestyles inside the national penitentiary.

Valerie Weigmann thanks Pinoys for ‘unwavering support’ for Miss World bid14-Dec-16, 11:17 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comThe proud Bicolana made it to the Top 25 out of 121 candidates in the pageant.

Seth Rogen defends satirizing North Korean leader in ‘The Interview’14-Dec-16, 8:26 AM | ReutersThe movie sparked a real-life threat from North Korea and is suspected as the possible cause of a damaging cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.