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Being No. 1 is magic

BOYS in the band (from left): Mark Pellizzer, Ben Spivak, Nasri Atweh, Alex Tanas

Canadian pop band Magic! has been riding high on the success of its debut single “Rude,” whose feel-good and reggae-infused sound captivated listeners around the world and helped catapult it to the No. 1 spot of the Billboard Hot 100 chart in July.

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‘Rekorder’ in Vancouver

MIKHAIL Red’s “Rekorder”

After winning at the Annonay (France), Barcelona (Spain) and Gwangju (South Korea) fests, Mikhail Red’s “Rekorder” will compete in the Dragons and Tigers section of the Vancouver International Film Festival, set Sept. 25 to Oct. 10. Programmer Tony Rayns described “Rekorder” as “a riveting debut… half noir thriller, half study of what it means to stand apart and look.” Bayani San Diego Jr.

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Bieber charges dropped in limo driver assault case–lawyer

Justin Bieber

Prosecutors dropped charges Monday against pop star Justin Bieber for an alleged assault of a limousine driver in late 2013, his lawyer said.

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‘Transit’ in US, Canada

hannah espia

Hannah Espia’s “Transit” was screened in two festivals in North America. On May 6, “Transit” was shown at the Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival which described the Cinemalaya movie as “a poignant portrait of Filipino guest workers in Israel.” It was also screened at the Toronto Jewish Film Festival on May 8. Another screening was […]

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White Christmas in April

FROLICKING in the snow for the first time.

Better sooner than later. Eight-year-old child star Ryzza Mae Dizon had her first white Christmas in April during a recent “working” trip to Toronto, Canada.

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