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Friday, September 30, 2011

What's Your Number: Movie Review

What's Your Number
By: Lakwatsera Lovers

What's your number is a funny, silly rom-com movie with a very interesting story. The team-up of Anna Faris and Chris Evans simply brought the films life with their unique chemistry. Faris always known for her silly roles (Scary Movie and The House Bunny) still had her unique style in acting specially when delivering her comedy and has a very likable personality. Meanwhile Evans has this charismatic factor with good looks and perfect body. Their partnership flows very well and the movie never had a dull moment.

Ally (Anna Faris) a thirty something, with a chain of failed relationship was fired in her work. After reading a magazine article about on the average number of lovers women should have in their lifetime. She realizes that she is over that limit and decided to track down all her ex-boyfriends.With the help of Colin (Chris Evans) her neighbor, they track down all her past lovers to find her ideal one. 

The story is quite predictable and we noticed that some scenes from the trailer are missing in the movie. We stayed until the end of the credits thinking that the scenes we were looking for might be there. My favorite part was the horse basketball match-up between the two at the TD Garden.

Lakwatsera Lovers rates it 4 out of 5 stars What's your number entertained us and still a must watch for you guys.


Other casts includes Ari Graynor, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Chris Pratt, Mike Vogel, Tyler Peck and Blythe Danner. 

Directed By: Mark Mylod
Distributed By: 20th Century Fox Philippines
Opens on Cinemas: October 5, 2011


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Double time for a Double Treat at Tomato watch sale


Double time for a Double Treat at Tomato watch sale

DON’T MISS THE TOMATO WATCH SALE this whole month of October!

Trendy, fashionable and stylish Tomato watches at affordable prices are on sale at Tomato kiosks in Starmall; SM North Edsa; Trinoma and Marquee malls from October 1 to 31, 2011.

Tomato watches are designed to give a maximum impression at an affordable price—there’s a Tomato watch design that matches every look and every occasion: from laid back and relaxed, to every day casual to formal events.


Fashion-savvy buyers may also avail of the special Double Treat promotion. Under the Double Treat promo, a minimum purchase of two Tomato watches is priced at only P350 per watch (selected designs only). Buy more watches for more savings!

New Tomato watch designs are released every two weeks. This allows our customers to mix and match the watches with their outfits, whether they are getting ready for some leisure time, a party with friends, formal socials or power dressing.

Our designs are chic, trendy, sophisticated or fun depending on the wearer’s mood and the fashion statement he or she wishes to make. The affordable prices also let the wearer bring home at least two watches at a time for maximum versatility and expression,” explains Tomato managing director Lennie Dionisio.

So hurry to a Tomato kiosk in Starmall; SM North Edsa; Trinoma or Marquee mall for the month of October and catch the Tomato watch sale. Go double time to get your Double Treat while supplies last!
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Thursday, September 29, 2011

PBA 37th Season Teams and Line-ups

PBA 37th Season Teams and Line-ups
By: Lakwatsera Lovers

The 37th Season of the PBA will open this coming Sunday October 2, 2011 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. After the opening ceremonies the first game will feature the crowd favorite Barangay Ginebra Kings against Rain or Shine Elasto Painters

Three conferences will again be played this season first is the Philippine Cup where each team will play a total of 14 games, with top eight teams advancing to the quarterfinals and the two bottom teams will be eliminated. The second conference, the Commissioner's cup will feature each team having an import with unlimited height while the last conference, the Governor's Cup will limit each teams with a 6-foot-5 and below reinforcements.

Here are the teams and their corresponding line-ups this season

0  Julius Pasculado          10 Mac Baracael            26 Ariel Mepana
3 Cyrus Baguio               12 Eric Salamat              33 Samigue Eman
4 Jay-R Reyes                13 Bon Bon Custodio     34 Wesley Gonzales
5 LA Tenorio                  21 Paolo Bugia               35 Tony Dela Cruz
7 Sonny Thoss                24 Brandon Cablay

Reserve List: Ervin Sotto, Hans Thiele
Head Coach: Joel Banal



0  Jonas Villanueva          8 Peter Jun Simon            35 Kerby Raymundo
1 Rico Maierhofer           13 Roger Yap                  38 Joe Devance
2 Joshua Urbiztondo       15 Marc Pingris                55 John Ferriols    
3 Mark Barroca              18 James Yap                  60 Val Acuna
4 Rafi Reavis                   19 Jerwin Gaco

Head Coach: Tim Cone


4 Dorian Peña            16 Paul Artadi             42 Danny Seigle
5 Jondan Salvador     18 Allen Maliksi           80 Sunday Salvacion
8 Don Allado             19 Wynne Arboleda     88 Mick Pennisi
11 Willie Miller          26 Paul Sorongan         95 Leo Avenido
14 Leo Najorda         33 Dylan Ababou

Reserve List: Lou Gatumbato, Kenneth Acibar
Head Coach: Edmundo Baculi


1 Mike Cortez          9 Niño Canaleta               24 John Wilson
2 Billy Mamaril         13 Jay Jay Helterbrand     27 Willy Wilson
4 Jimbo Aquino        18 Yancy De Ocampo      47 Mark Caguioa
5 Rob Labagala        20 Reil Cervantes             71 Ronald Tubid
6 JC Intal                  23 Rico Villanueva

Reserve List: Eric Menk
Head Coach: Siot Tanquingcen


2 Chris Timberlake          9 Yousif Aljamal            16 Jason Ballesteros
3 Sol Mercado                10 Gabby Espinas          26 Chico Lanete
5 Asi Taulava                   12 Mark Isp                  80 Mark Macapagal
7 Nelbert Omolon           14 Mark Cardona          0 Bryan Faundo
8 Mark Yee                    15 Gilbert Bulawan 

Reserve List: Reynel Hugnatan, Chris Ross
Head Coach: Ryan Gregorio


3 Chris Lutz               10 Danny Ildefonso          29 Arwind Santos
4 Marc Agustin          11 Rabeh Al-Hussaini      32 Dennis Miranda
5 Alex Cabagnot        18 Joseph Yeo                 34 Carlos Sharma
6 Rey Guevarra          23 Jay Washington
7 Dondon Hontiveros 27 Siverino Baclao

Head Coach: Renato Agustin


1 Celino Cruz            13 Mario Lassitier              24 Ricky Calimag
3 James Martinez       17 Rommel Adducul          34 William Antonio
4 Rudy Lingganay      18 Doug Kramer                42 JV Casio
8 Francis Allera         20 Gary David                    43 Alex Crisano
10 Sean Anthony       22 Joshua Valandingham

Head Coach: Bo Perasol


1 Jonathan Uyloan          10 Gabe Norwood          21 Chito Jaime
3 Paul Lee                      11 Tyrone Tang                30 Beau Belga
5 Larry Rodriguez           16 Jeff Chan                    33 Ronnie Matias
6 Jireh Ibañez                  18 Ryan Araña                48 JR Quinahan
8 Ronjay Buenafe            20 Jervy Cruz

Head Coach: Yeng Guiao


1 Brian Ilad                    12 Paolo Hubalde          41 Khazim Mirza
5 Jojo Duncil                  13 RJ Jazul                    52 Dennis Daa
7 Mark Angelo Canlas    14 Ren-ren Ritualo
9 Elmer Espiritu              15 Rogemar Menor
10 Magi King Sison        33 Vaughn Canta

Head Coach: Franz Pumaren


3 Jimmy Alapag                      17 Jayson Castro            35 Japeth Aguilar 
4 Harvey Carey                      20 Jared Dillinger            40 Rich Alvarez
10 Ryan Reyes                       21 Kelly Williams            51 Aaron Aban
12 Larry Fonacier                  33 Ranidel De Ocampo    98 Gilbert Lao
13 John Murphy Raymundo    34 Ali Peek

Head Coach: Chot Reyes


I think that the Texters, Kings, Petron and B-meg will be the teams to beat this conference. PBA also have a new Media Partner AKTV 13 which will air it's live games starting October 2. PBA: "Kampihan Na"  
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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Change-Up: Movie Review

Change-Up
By: Lakwatsera Lovers

Despite of heavy rains and strong winds due to typhoon Pedring we still manage to watch the advance screening of Change-Up at Robinsons Galleria last night. Thanks to United International Pictures facebook page for choosing our entry to win those tickets.

The Change-Up body swap comedy had a lot of fun moments all throughout the movie. A lot of critics gave it a poor rating which obviously i don't agree with. Best friends exchanging bodies and switching lives with two talented actors (Jason Bateman and Ryan Reynolds) is a big reason to watch this flick. It is a R-13 adult comedy movie and it is enjoyable as the writers of The Hangover gave another great formula for this film. The cuts was just not that clean but expect a strong humor as the movie starts with a lot of shit (in Dave's mouth). 

Dave (Bateman) a married lawyer and a father of three, Mitch (Reynolds) a charming bachelor which is engage in making soft porn movies. After a drink together they pee in a magical fountain wishing they had each others lives finding out the next day that they switched bodies and completely freaked out. Change-Up is a well made film that will be included in our list of best R movies this year. 

Lakwatsera Lovers rates it 4 out of 5 stars


Other casts includes Leslie Mann, Alan Arkin and Olivia Wilde

Trivia

* The second movie in two years (after 17 Again) in which Leslie Mann plays the wife of a man who switches bodies with someone.


Directed By: Dave Dobkin
Distributed By: United International Pictures and Solar Entertainment Corporation
Now Showing at your favorite cinemas

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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Friends with Benefits: Movie Review

Friends with Benefits
By: Lakwatsera Lovers

Thanks to my cousin because she gave her tickets to us so we can attend the special advance screening of Friends with benefits last night at SM Megamall sponsored by Velvet Channel.

We totally loved the movie because of the good chemistry between the two leads (Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis) the film is so fun to watch. If you already watched No Strings Attached released earlier this year Friends with Benefits will double what Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman did. This film is much smarter, funnier and more enjoyable because of the spark with the leads stars in or out of the bed making them as one of our best rom-com team up. 

Justin Timberlake proves that he is one good lead man and he can carry a movie into success which I look forward next month on his next movie In Time with Amanda Seyfried. Mila Kunis is also a perfect lead obviously smoking hot in every scene, very playful and an actress that can be easily loved. They also had a strong supporting cast especially Woody Harrelson's gay role entering the mix. The idea of the story is simple they more than friends, but less than lovers. Enjoying comforts between serious relationship and simple friendship. And mostly to enjoy sex with each others company without using any emotions, leading them into a very complicated spot. Overall this is a must see film you should not miss this awesome team-up

Lakwatsera Lovers rates it 5 out of 5 stars A very sexy funny R-13 movie. 


Other casts includes Patricia Clarkson, Jenna Elfman, Richard Jenkins, Nolan Gould and Shaun White 

Trivia

* When Jamie Mila Kunis is picking up Dylan Justin Timberlake up from the airport at the beginning of the film, she uses an old sign to write his name on it. The original name on the sign was O. Penderghast. This stands for Olive Penderghast who Emma Stone played in Director Will Gluck's previous movie Easy A. Stone makes a cameo at the beginning of this film as Dylan's girlfriend.

* Director Will Gluck's previous film was Easy A, which features Emma Stone and Patricia Clarkson as mother and daughter.

Directed By:Will Gluck
Distributed By: Columbia Pictures Philippines
Opens on September 28

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Monday, September 26, 2011

Candy Fair 2011


Candy Fair 2011
By: Lakwatsera Lovers

Thank you Sir Enzo of  Juan Manila Express for letting me cover Candy Fair last September 24 at Mega Tent Events. Sure it is one of the most exciting event for teenage girls who love to read Candy Magazine as the whole tent is full of Candy Cuties. Aside from that there are many Cutie Celebrities that is present to rock the crowd with their own performances. I spotted some of them backstage like Robbie Domingo, Martin Del Rosario, Albie Casino, James Reid and Elmo Magalona.



There are a lot of booths filled with different activities. The most attractive booth for me was with Post it, they had a message board completely covered with post it notes from everybody. I imagined that John Llyod Cruz will come out from nowhere from that board reviving his role as Apollo in My Amnesia Girl. The event kinda reminds me of my high school days, watching girls in fashion clothes with their friends makes me miss my barkada.


Candy Fair 2011 once again was such a hit and I expect a bigger fair next year.The picture below is just the only picture I have with one of the cuties.

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Saturday, September 24, 2011

Rakenrol: Movie Review


Rakenrol
By: Lakwatsera Lovers

Last night was Friday and it is another movie date for the both of us. We decided to watch another Cinemalaya entry. With the past two indie films that entertained us a lot ( Ang Babae sa Septic Tank and Zombadings 1: Patayin sa Shokot si Remington) Rakenrol did not disappoint us another impressive film worth seeing in the big screen.

The movie was filled with humorous scenes mostly when Ketchup Eusebio and Alwyn Uytingco was in the mix. The story has a great concept featuring the life of a music band "Hapipaks" which consist of Irene (Glaiza de Castro) as their vocalist, Mo (Ketchup Eusebio) their lead guitarist, Junfour their (Alwyn Uytingco) drummer and Odie (Jason Abalos) their Bass guitarist and song writer. It highlighted on how the band reach its ups and down, dealing with their own problems in life but still keeping them together as good friends for the sake of music. The surprise hit for us was the role of Diether Ocampo as Jacci Rocha as an egomaniac douchebag make us laugh a lot of times. It's like Johnny Bravo's character entered Diet's body which was quite very entertaining. Jason Abalos also impressed us in his role while he was falling in-love with Irene it featured a love triangle between them and Jacci Rocha. Also expect a lot of Cameo roles in the movie and a tons of laughter with Mo's roommate the "Tae-Art" artist. Overall you should not under estimate this movie as it has some strong points that will interest the audience.

Lakwatsera Lovers rates it 4 out of 5 stars I still had the "LSS" on Jacci Rocha's Song. lols

 Photo from Rakenrol Facebook page
Directed by: Quark Henares
Distributed By: Reality Entertainment Inc.
Now Showing at your favorite Cinemas




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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Gleek Sneak Season 3 premier and KFC's Streetwise Spoonfuls


Gleek Sneak Season 3 premier and KFC's Streetwise Spoonful
By: Lakwatsera Lovers

Once again KFC Philippines presented Gleek Sneak last night at Gateway Cineplex. We were lucky enough to win tickets to this event. Aside from the season 3 premier they also introduced their newest mouthwatering dessert (KFC's Streetwise Spoonfuls). For a very low price of  29 pesos you can enjoy one of their four new exciting flavors (Chocolate Mousse, Mango Chessecake, Choco Banana Pie and Chocolate Tiramisu). They gave away free samples so everyone can taste the yummy treat. We have tasted 3 flavors already, It is so good and it will satisfy your cravings.   


Before the episode started they also gave away gift certificates to the audience. Lucky for us we won 500 pesos GC's in their game. Thank you again to KFC Philippines for the event last night. You can like their page on facebook www.facebook.com/kfcphilippines  for more exciting events and promos for their fans.
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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Abduction: Movie Review

Abduction
By: Lakwatsera Lovers

Thank you to Ms. Jhoni Ablaza for giving her tickets for the advance screening of Abduction last night at SM Megamall cinema 6.

It's Jason Bourne meets Eagle Eye in this action mystery movie that will be released on September 22. Starring one of the hottest guy in the Twilight series Taylor Lautner taking a break from his Werewolf role. The story was great with a lot of mystery and twist about the real identity of Nathan that made the movie more interesting. Twilight fans will surely enjoy this movie especially Team Jacob since most of the time Taylor Lautner always taking his shirt off making the girls excited. It just fell short in action scenes but it still manage to satisfy me to know what would happen next and what would be the ending.

The story is about Nathan Harper (Taylor Lautner) finding out his baby picture in a missing persons website making him realize that his parents are not is own and his life is a lie. Learning that his life is more complicated and dangerous than he could ever imagined. Just as he begins to piece together his real identity, He is targeted by a team of trained killers and CIA agents forcing him to run with the only person he could trust, Karen (Lily Collins). He realizes that the only way to survive is solve the mystery of his biological father and the only way to do this is to stop running and take matters in his own hands.

Lakwatsera Lovers rates it 4 out of 5 stars If you are a Twilight fan and you just cant wait to see Jacob in Breaking Dawn, you should watch this movie this weekend.


Other casts includes Maria Bello, Jason Issacs, Sigourney Weaver and Alfred Molina

Directed By: John Singleton
Distributed By: Pioneer Films
Open on theaters September 22, 2011


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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Horrible Bosses: Movie Review

Horrible Bosses
By: Lakwatsera Lovers

Horrible Bosses gave what we expected being one of the hilarious movie this year. The scenes was absolutely funny you will never get bored in this adult comedy genre. Nick (Jason Bateman), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) and Dale (Charlie Day) each have crazy bosses, they planned to murder them in order to have a peaceful working place. Harken (Kevin Spacey) an evil egomaniac in a suit, Pellitt (Colin Farrell) a sleazy Mega Mind look alike and Julia (Jennifer Aniston) a sexual harassing dentist complete the all star cast. And don't forget the funny "MF" Jones (Jamie Foxx) acting as their murder consultant.   

We like the movie, a lot of people can relate to the story thinking that in some point of their life they want to kill their irritating boss maybe tie him/her up and feed to hungry crocodiles. It is a release stress movie specially for those who works for long hours I guarantee that you and your co-workers will enjoy this film and all of you will have a topic to talk about when you go to work the next day. If you liked Hall Pass and Hang Over 2 this is a must see for you.

Lakwatsera Lovers rates it 5 out of 5 stars Horrible Bosses shows that  murder can also be funny.


Trivia

* Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, Matthew McConaughey, Dax Shepard, Ashton Kutcher, Paul Rudd, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeff Bridges, and Tom Cruise were all rumored for roles at some point. Kutcher was attached to play the role of Dale Arbus, while Cruise, Hoffman, and Bridges were approached by New Line for the role of Dave Harken

* Naomi Watts and Sarah Jessica Parker were considered to play Julia.

Directed By: Seth Gordon
Distributed By: Warner Brothers Pictures
Opens on Cinemas: September 21, 2011

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Saturday, September 17, 2011

Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark (2011)

 
Don't be Afraid of the Dark
By: Lakwatsera Lovers

Another classic horror movie from the fantasy specialist Guillermo del Toro Presents Don't be afraid of the dark. The story is about Sally a young girl who is sent to live with her father and his girlfriend. Soon she is hearing voices coming out from the basement which leads her in trouble caused by ancient little creepy creatures.  

This is a slow paced horror movie but it is still entertaining. Not that scary but it has a unique story with Bailee Madison providing her talent in acting at a young age she will convince the viewers to leave some imaginative thinking before they go to sleep. I just don't agree with the silly title which is obviously the opposite. If you are a fan of haunted houses or you have a playful mind this is a good reason for you to watch this. Overall this film it is  not that bad but not that good.

Lakwatsera Lovers rates it 3 out of 5 stars just don't switch the lights off. 


Trivia

* The runes carved into the stone over the furnace that the creatures live down spells out "Be Afraid" in Elder Futhark.

* Guillermo del Toro had a cameo role as a passenger on the plane behind Sally.

Directed by: Troy Nixey
Distributed by: Pioneer Films
Now Showing at your favorite cinemas

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Friday, September 16, 2011

OPM boyband 1:43 handpicked to open American Idol mall tours


OPM boyband 1:43 handpicked to open American Idol mall tours

POP HEARTTHROBS 1:43 (pronounced as “one forty-three”) was handpicked by international label MCA Music as guest performers in the much-anticipated American Idol Season 10 mall tours in Trinoma and Market! Market! on Sunday and Monday, respectively.
The mall tour features the Top 11 finalists of American Idol Season 10 including Casey Abrams, Haley Reinhart, Jacob Lusk, James Durbin, Lauren Alaina, Naima Adedapo, Paul McDonald, Pia Toscano, Stefano Langone, Fil-American Thia Megia and winner Scotty McCreery. This is the very first time for these idols to perform in Asia.
It’s such an honor to perform in the American Idol malls shows. We are a big fan of the reality TV show for so long now that’s why I still can’t believe until now that we’ll have an opportunity to share the stage with its top 11 finalists,” says 1:43 lead vocals Yuki Sakamoto.
A fusion of Asian looks and genuine Original Pilipino Music (OPM) pop music, the boyband is composed of Sakamoto, an HRM student from Centro Escolar University (CEU), Anjo Resurreccion, a University of Santo Tomas (UST) Psychology graduate and a member of a university theater group; Gold Aquino, a Business Administration student from CEU and a campus heartthrob; and Kim Nicolas a Nursing student from Trinity University of Asia and a Candy Magazine model.
1:43’s debut slambook inspired album titled “Time for Love” is recognized by record bars Astroplus and Odyssey as one of today’s bestselling album. It contains 10 tracks of original OPM pop music including its hit single “Pag-Ibig Na Kaya?” or “PiNK” and the controversial “Merry Christmas Na” which was released as a digital single in 2010.


American Idol is one of the most popular reality-based series on American television and has gained a worldwide fan base. The show seeks to discover new recording artists through a series of televised auditions and competitions.
Finalists and winners must get the approval of the three judges and votes of viewers. Viewers cast their vote by calling one toll-free telephone number assigned for each finalist.
American Idol holds the record of being the number one TV show for seven consecutive seasons. The tenth season’s panel of judges include Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson.
We are excited to meet the AI finalist in person, especially my crush Thia. I find her extremely talented and beautiful and I am proud that she’s also Filipino,” relates Gold.
Fans of 1:43 are encouraged to support the boy band as they perform with some of the biggest stars of Hollywood for an unforgettable day of great music and world-class live performances, covering the genres of country music, jazz, pop and rock.
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Thursday, September 15, 2011

Johnny English Reborn: Movie Review

Johnny English Reborn
By: Lakwatsera Lovers

Johnny English Reborn is already out here in our country thanks to United International Pictures and Solar Entertainment Corporation because in the United States it will be released on October 28.

Eight years after the first film Mr. English will embark into another mission twice as funnier than the first one. The slapstick version of James Bond, Rowan Atkinson still have his comedic tactics to entertain his audiences. I admit I am a big fan of his series Mr. Bean even I watched it a lot of times it still gives me a laugh. His humor never gets old and he is the master of the straight face.The story it self is cleverly made with a lot of hilarious scenes especially when the old Chinese lady with the deadly vacuum cleaner gadget is trying to assassinate Johnny English that always ends in a disaster. Overall this is a must see movie, a very entertaining film from start to finish. 

Lakwatsera Lovers rates it 4 out of 5 stars I hope for another sequel or another Mr. Bean movie from Rowan Atkinson.


Synopsis
After years of absence in MI-7 he is enhancing his martial arts skills inside a monastery. But when MI-7 chief learned that there will be an attempt to the life of the Chinese premier's life, her team needs to find out who is the unorthodox agent.With new gadgets together with  his trainee agent Tucker (Daniel Kaluuva) they unravel the conspiracy that runs through the KBG, CIA and even MI-7.

Casts includes Dominic West, Rosamund Pike, Richard Schiff, Daniel Kaluuya and Gillian Anderson 

Trivia
* Pierce Brosnan was originally rumored to have a role in this movie.

Directed By: Oliver Parker
Distributed By: Solar Entertainment Corporation and United International Pictures
Now Showing at your favorite cinemas


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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World: Movie Review


Spy Kids: All the Time in the World
By: Lakwatsera Lovers

After 8 years the Spy Kids franchise is back. Honestly I did not watched the previous parts of this film. Spy Kids 4 obviously targeted the children viewers. The film was not that entertaining, the story was predictable and will just entertain a bunch of 6 or 7 year old children laugh with a talking dog, some cool gadgets and a bunch of puke & diaper bombs.

Jessica Alba is Marissa Wilson who gave up her job and married a famous spy hunting television reporter. Her toughest challenge yet is trying to be a mother to her step kids Rebecca (Rowan Blanchard) and Cecil (Mason Cook) who obviously don't want her around. When things are getting smooth a maniacal Timekeeper speeds up time and threatens to take over the planet. With Armageddon quickly approaching the kids discovered that their step mom is a spy. Soon they are activated as the new Spy Kids facing their first mission: to stop the Timekeeper. 

Lakwatsera Lovers rates it 2 out of 5 stars. Jessica Alba's presence and the talking dog entertained me. I am indeed sure your kids will enjoy the movie. 


Casts includes Alexa Vega and Daryl Sabara the previous Spy Kids who are obviously all grown up

Trivia

* The genesis for this film came from an incident on the set of Machete. Star Jessica Alba had her then-one year old baby Honor Marie and was dressed to appear on camera when her diaper "exploded". Watching Alba change the diaper while trying not to get anything on her clothes prompted Robert Rodriguez to think "What about a spy mom?"

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez
Distributed by: Viva International Pictures
Now Showing on cinemas in 3D

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Delicious goes green: Welcome the Tomato Man



Delicious goes green:
Welcome the Tomato Man

TOMATO IS ALL ABOUT FIRST-RATE, VALUE FOR MONEY FASHION. Now, it adds to its collection of stylish, flirty, and chic clothes, bags, shoes, and
accessories a new line exclusively for the Tomato Man.

The new line called Tomato Green (red is the color for the women’s collection) is meant to strike a powerful impression, to stand out in celebration, in confidence—or even to slowly, quietly and subtly attract attention, depending on one’s mood and intent.


 “Tomato Green is a fashion statement that addresses the dynamic needs of theurban man. Tomato Green is young, stylish, bold and most of all, fun,” explained Karen Espiritu.
Lennie Dionisio, Managing Director said that Tomato Green takes inspiration from the up-to-the-moment trends in the world’s fashion capitals. The styles and designs available are sure to create a more delicious, fashion-savvy alpha male without a big dent in the pocket.

“Creating the Tomato Green collection for men is a natural direction for Tomato. With Tomato’s devoted following among our female clientele, it’s inevitable that these women shop with their boyfriends, brothers and male friends who share a similar taste for something that’s chic, stylish, trendy and fun—but definitely and proudly male at the same time.

“There is a gap in the market that fails to address the needs of the urban male who wants to express his individuality and make a distinct statement. Tomato Green fills that gap and revolutionizes fashion for the urban male: world-class yet with value for money; fun, trendy and eye-catching, yetstill practical to wear during manly activities. After all, men desire and deserve to be delicious—and they will be delicious in Tomato Green,”Lennie Dionisio adds.


Tomato Green is available initially in Tomato stores in SM Southmall, SM
Bacoor and SM Bicutan.

Be delicious with Tomato’s fashion-forward clothing and accessories. Tomato
branches are located at Glorietta Makati, SM San Lazaro, SM Manila, SM Mall
of Asia, SM Sta. Mesa, SM Megamall, SM Fairview, SM North Edsa, Robinsons
Metro East, Robinsons Place Ermita, TriNoma, Marquee Mall, Market! Market!
in Bonifacio Global City, SM Bicutan and SM Bacoor.
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Monday, September 12, 2011

Playboy Philippines Rock the Rabbit 2011


Playboy Philippines Rock the Rabbit  2011

Playboy Philippines is giving another treat for their readers. Now on it's 3rd year Rock the Rabbit concert will be held on September 30, 2011 at Elements at Centris in Quezon City. This is a charity concert event for the benefit of kidney patients of Philippine General Hospital and Quirino Memorial Medical Center.

Performances from Maria Cafra, Typecast, Tanya Markova, Sinosikat, The Camerawalls, Roochies, Kadangyan and the icon of Pinoy Rock: Pepe Smith. 

Rock the Rabbit tickets are now available in Odyssey SM Megamall, SM North Edsa, SM Moa, SM Sucat, Robinsons Ermita, Rockwell, Greenbelt, Gateway, and Alabang Town Center!
OR
Please call 0917-PLAYBOY or 687-6291 and look for Jobie.

Like PLAYBOY Philippines on Facebook  (Facebook.com/PBPhilippines)
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Sunday, September 11, 2011

A Vintage Lover’s Dream at NUVALI’s COLLECTICON


A Vintage Lover’s Dream at NUVALI’s COLLECTICON

The word “vintage” truly is a magical one, able to evoke a nostalgic spell in one’s feelings with the mere mention of it. The word can be used to define an era or an object, never failing to conjure up images of a happy and simpler time. Whenever anything is labelled vintage, it exudes an aura of timeless cool and class. Nowadays, it’s not surprising how a lot of people are collecting vintage items to relive days past, reliving precious memories. There’s a certain excitement in collecting these items, bringing tears to the eyes of many as memories instantly play in their head, as well as bringing a rush of adrenaline from finding rare items. If you’re looking to relive childhood memories, check out some cool vintage items, looking for limited edition toys, or simply want to shop for some awesome bargains, then head on over to COLLECTICON, the NUVALI Collector’s Fair!

Brace yourself for a fun-filled day full of rare finds and good buys on September 11 from 10 AM to 6 PM at the Solenad 1 Activity Center in NUVALI, Santa Rosa Laguna, get ready to shop till you drop for pre-loved, brand new, mint condition, rare, and collector’s items ranging from toys, books, furniture, vinyl, and more that will surely bring tears of joy to any vintage lover and collector’s eye! There’s just a certain allure to vintage items, unfading cool and flair that never goes out of style, and it’d be a shame to just let such timeless items go to waste. In continuing with their theme of sustainability, Nuvali’s Collecticon is a day of buying and swapping awesome vintage goodies as a way of reusing and recycling them, instead of buying new items and throwing things away. After all, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, treasure that has the ability to usher nostalgia and rekindle happy memories and bring new ones.

The day will also play host to an exciting auction, allowing collectors to bid for rare items. Also happening on the same day are talks on the art of restoration, as well as exhibits and displays of rare items that’ll no doubt bring a sense of nostalgia to many vintage lovers and enthusiasts.

COLLECTICON happening on September 11 in NUVALI; save the date! It’s surely going to be an exciting collector’s fair and vintage auction extravaganza that you don’t want to miss!

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Saturday, September 10, 2011

Charity Blogging for Cancer Awareness Project

Charity Blogging for Cancer Awareness Project


Stef Dela Cruz a fellow blogger are inviting bloggers to join this Charity Blogging for Cancer Awareness Project. Through this event, we can help increase cancer awareness. Every 10 blogs that will join this affair Stef will donate one Prosure formula to CanShare, a support group for cancer warriors and survivors. With just a simple blog you can help the cancer patients and survivors. check http://www.lifeandfever.com/2011/09/charity-blogging-for-cancer-awareness.html  for the details.

Cancer is a traitor disease, last month the best friend of my mom died with brain cancer. She is very close to us because I treat her as my second mom. She battled cancer for almost a year and I saw all the hardships and agony she went through. Almost half of all cancer deaths can be prevented with early detection and treatment. If we only knew it much earlier we could have save her. But I know she is already happy in heaven with God. 

Here are some tips from Cancer Awareness Center to prevent cancer.

  • Exercise regularly: Minimum 30 minutes per day. Moderate regular exercise reduces your cancer risk at least 40 percent.
  • Eat a healthy well- balanced diet: little or no red meat, and lots of fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • Cigarette smoking increases your cancer risk by 30 percent.
  • Maintain regular gynecological examinations: including Pap smears and Mammograms. Perform monthly breast self exams: It's the best preventive measure.
On December there would be a whole-day event for cancer patients and survivors.The event will include contests, freebies, inspirational talks, and performances. Donations are accepted and may be forwarded via PayPal to doc_alma_jones (at) yahoo (dot) com.

You should always have a regular check up with your doctor before it is too late. Eat healthy foods to live a healthy life.

I hope you can also spread this good cause by Stef. :)
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Friday, September 9, 2011

Coming Soon: In Time

Coming Soon: In Time

I was excited to know when will be the release of this futuristic movie starring Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried. Last night was the first time I saw the trailer of this film. I love the concept and I putting this movie on my list. US release date is on October 28, 2011. Other casts includes Olivia Wilde (Cowboys & Aliens) and Alex Pettyfer (Beastly and I am Number four).

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Contagion: Movie Review

Contagion
By: Lakwatsera Lovers

We had a debate last night after watching the advance screening of Contagion thanks to our friend Mharu Pacana for sharing his extra tickets. Teenay obviously liked the film and well for me not that much. So we decided to give our own opinion making this review. 

(Teenay) 
The movie was good because we can really relate to it as this film can happen in real life. With our world making different changes like global warming it is not possible that a virus like this can quickly spread globally. If you watch this you can see in the world map that the Philippines is one of the affected country of this contagious disease. I learned things on how you can fight for your own survival on this kind of situation. And I cant imagine what would happen to us. Having poor technology our population could be easily swept in days. I was scared after, leaving me a lot of questions in my mind.  

(Matt) 
No doubt the film has a stellar cast from Matt Damon to Jude Law and a brilliant concept from their director Steven Soderbergh. But it was a little bit boring for me as all they had to do is talk, talk and talk. It just tackles about the unknown virus, where did it came from and what would be the cure for it nothing more. And why they released this in IMAX? I think Final Destination 5 is more deserving to have an IMAX release. Well I think you should still watch the movie and decide if you'll like it or not.

Lakwatsera Lovers Rates it 3 out of 5 stars. Teenay gave 4 stars and I gave it 2 stars so we have to balance it out.


Cast includes Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Laurence Fishburne, Marion Cottilard, Kate Winslet and Jude Law.
.Directed By: Steven Soderbergh
Distributed By: Warner Brothers Philippines
Opens today at your favorite cinemas
also available in IMAX


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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Robinsons Movieworld Online Booking


Robinsons Movieworld Online Booking
By: Lakwatsera Lovers


Robinsons Movieworld introduces their own online booking system. Now you can avoid long lines when purchasing your tickets and even your snacks. Just log on to http://robinsonsmovieworld.com/ to make your reservations and remember there is NO REGISTRATION required which will make your cinema experience much faster and convenient. 

The navigation page is so easy to use you can finish your reservations within minutes.And a plus you can choose your own seats at THX and 3D cinemas at Robinsons Movieworld Galleria. You can now watch blockbuster movies in a jiffy at Robinsons Cinemas nationwide The only downside of these system is you cannot glimpse the pretty girls at their ticketing booth lol. See you at the movies



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