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New 7 Wonders of Nature, Mariel Rodriguez, Polo Ravales and Enchong Dee are this week’s top searches on Yahoo! Philippines

  1. New 7 Wonders of Nature: Filipino netizens turned to Yahoo! last week for updates on the search for the ‘New 7 Wonders of Nature’ to check on the Philippines’ finalist – the Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) in Palawan. According to the New 7 Wonders of Nature website, the PPUR currently ranks third in terms of share of international and national votes. Philippine residents may vote for the PPUR online at http://www.new7wonders.com or by texting PPUR to 2861. Continue reading

Robin-Mariel movie stumbles at the box-office

by Nickie Wang

It was a decent week for Star Cinema’s Catch Me…I’m in Love. Amid drop in ticket sales, the film managed to breach the elusive P100-million-mark, the first local movie to do so in 2011.

Meanwhile, Tum: My Pledge of Love was a tragedy at the tills. Continue reading

Does Kapamilya need new noontime show?

by Nickie Wang

Any station should be alarmed when it is losing its audience because it only means that a rival network is benefitting from its failure. In this respect, the Kapamilya network’s plan to launch a new noontime show spells its eagerness to give its rival a real competition to lure its audience back.

Currently, ABS-CBN’s noontime anchor program experiences poor ratings. It is an indication that even though it started as a great show, the viewers are still looking for other elements that Showtime can’t provide. Continue reading

WITHOUT WANG²: Cats love music, too

by Nickie Wang

It’s always been a mystery tor us humans how animals think or how they process stimuli. That’s the reason why we make movies, TV series, and musicals that cast animal characters acting like humans (or the other way around). It is our own means of expressing our curiosity on how they behave.

Cats, the second longest-running musical on Broadway, defines our understanding of the nature of animals. Like humans, they also have a clan with mixed and contrasting members. The reason why this musical lasted so long is because it has a very simple story that we can easily relate to. It’s about acceptance, dispute, and victory. Continue reading