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  • 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...
  • Wedded: Ruby Estayan and Edward Reynon

    Wedded: Ruby Estayan and Edward Reynon
    Date: Aug. 31 Her story: Ruby Estayan, 26, grew up in Manila, Philippines. She moved to Maryland with her family in 2006. She is a geriatric nurse at Genesis HealthCare Heritage Center in Dundalk. Her parents, Tess and Raul Estayan, live in Abingdon....
  • Sundance Channel, WE tv Add International Carriers

    MUMBAI -- The Sundance Channel is being added to LG Korea, the Korean IPTV platform, as a 24 hour linear channel. It is already available in the country on Skylife, Olleh TV and B.TV. In Taiwan it is launching as a mobile video-on-demand (VoD) service...
  • '12 Years A Slave' Kicks Off Stockholm Fest

    Stockholm film fest's 24th edition is set to kick off with Steve McQueen's critically-aclaimed "12 Years A Slave" and close with Stephen Frear's "Philomena." The half-time film is Abdelattif Kechiche's "Blue Is The Warmest Color." "Slave" is also one of...
  • Philippine Muslim rebels agree to cease-fire, still hold hostages

    Philippine Muslim rebels who have laid siege to the port city of Zamboanga for six days agreed to a cease-fire Friday to allow negotiations with the government but continued to hold more than 100 hostages, local media reported early Saturday. Sporadic...
  • 'Metro Manila' Is U.K.'s Foreign-Language Oscar Entry

    "Metro Manila," a Philippines-set crime thriller, is the U.K.'s submission for the foreign-language film award at the 86th Academy Awards. Though the film was shot in Manila, the Philippines capital, and in Tagalog, it was shot by British filmmaker...