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Manila (Philippines)

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  • 'Metro Manila' Steals Top Prize at British Independent Film Awards

    LONDON -- Philippines-set heist thriller "Metro Manila" stole three trophies at the Moet British Independent Film Awards, where it picked up kudos for film, director and achievement in production. Sean Ellis' pic, which is shot in the Tagalog language,...
  • Fox Takes 'Metro Manila' Remake to Mumbai

    HONG KONG - Fox Star Studios and Mahesh Bhatt's Vishesh Films have begun production on "Citylights," an Indian remake of "Metro Manila," the Philippines-set, UK-produced action-drama that this weekend was named best film at the British Independent Film...
  • British Independent Film Awards names 'Metro Manila' best of year

    British Independent Film Awards names 'Metro Manila' best of year
    "Metro Manila," a thriller about a poor farmer who moves his family from the rice fields of the northern Philippines to Manila in hopes of a better life, was the big winner Sunday evening in London at the Moët British Independent Film Awards, earning...
  • 'Prisoners' Roundtable: Jake Gyllenhaal and Melissa Leo on 'Acting from the Ass'

    "Anything goes!" declared Melissa Leo on a recent morning, after she confessed that she had just taken a red-eye flight to join her "Prisoners" cast for a Variety roundtable. "Should I dance on the tables, boys?" "You're going to get a really good...
  • Philippines mayor, three others killed in ambush at Manila airport

    The mayor of a town in the troubled southern Philippines was among four people shot to death in an ambush outside Manila's international airport Friday, authorities reported. The fatal attack on Ukol Talumpa, mayor of Zamboanga del Sur in the Labangan...
  • The Hullabahoos, a U.Va. a cappella group, will sing to help Navy families

    The Hullabahoos, a U.Va. a cappella group, will sing to help Navy families
    University of Virginia's pop-singing a cappella sensations, The Hullabahoos, will harmonize Saturday at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach. The show is a fundraiser for Wings Over America, a charity that provides college...
  • Oscars 2014: The complete list of foreign-language film submissions

    Oscars 2014: The complete list of foreign-language film submissions
    A record 76 movies will compete in the foreign-language film category at the 2014 Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday.  Moldova and Saudi Arabia are among the first-time entrants, and Montenegro is submitting for the...
  • Scarlett Johansson Takes On Judi Dench at British Indie Film Awards

    LONDON - Scarlett Johansson goes head to head with Judi Dench in the contest for best actress at the Moët British Independent Film Awards. Nominations were unveiled Monday by Ewan McGregor. Dench, who is nommed for "Philomena," and Johansson, who is...
  • Mammoth Lakes doctors' group among first to help in Philippines

    Mammoth Lakes doctors' group among first to help in Philippines
    A group of doctors from the Mammoth Lakes area was among the first humanitarian aid groups to reach the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, which is believed to have killed about 10,000 people as it moved across the island nation Friday....
  • Typhoon Haiyan: Thousands feared dead in Philippines

    MANILA, Philippines — The death toll from a powerful typhoon that swept away coastal villages in the Philippines with a tsunami-like force is likely in the thousands, and could top 10,000, officials said Sunday as grim reports filtered in from the...
  • Relief teams rush to typhoon-devastated Philippines

    Relief teams rush to typhoon-devastated Philippines
    MANILA — With the vast scale of death and destruction slowly coming into focus, international relief teams rushed toward the central Philippines, where one of the strongest storms on record left bereft survivors looting food and water or...