TODAY’S HEADLINES

‘Guardians’ rallies summer box office with $11.2M opening night14-Aug-02, 8:49 AM | ReutersThe film is benefiting from positive reviews and social media chatter, as well as from the acclaim for Chris Pratt as 'a newly minted leading man'.

VIDEO | Flawed heroes seek redemption in other Cinemalaya New Breed entries14-Aug-01, 4:26 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comA quick look at 'K'Na The Dreamweaver', 'Mariquina', 'Ronda', 'S6parados', and 'Sundalong Kanin' -- the next five of the 10 New Breed entries.

At Skywalker Ranch, the ‘Force’ of George Lucas is everywhere14-Aug-01, 8:10 AM | By Veronique Dupont, Agence France-PresseThe creator of Luke, Leia, Indiana Jones and Darth Vader bought the property in 1978 with proceeds from 'Star Wars'.

‘Sharknado 2′ creates feeding frenzy on Twitter, record audience for Syfy14-Aug-01, 7:52 AM | Reuters'Sharknado 2', featuring flying sharks chomping through New York City, became the most tweeted-about TV movie on social media on Thursday.

Paris porno cinema makes lone stand against the Web14-Aug-01, 7:42 AM | By Johnny Cotton, ReutersIts program of 35mm films from the 1970s, along with more modern offerings, attracts 700 customers a week, many of them regulars.

‘Jasmine’ stalker Maskara finally revealed on Sunday finale14-Aug-01, 7:07 AM In the final showdown between Jasmine and Maskara, he reveals that he has one final ace up his sleeve.

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VIDEO | Cinemalaya New Breed filmmakers dig into fountain of youth14-Jul-31, 8:47 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comA quick look at '#Y', '1st Ko si 3rd', 'Bwaya', 'Children's Show', and 'Dagitab' -- the first five of the 10 Cinemalaya New Breed entries.

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.

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.