Sunday, January 30, 2011

Nominees for the 83rd Academy Awards | Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences


Actor in a Leading Role
Javier Bardem in “Biutiful”
Jeff Bridges in “True Grit”
Jesse Eisenberg in “The Social Network”
Colin Firth in “The King's Speech”
James Franco in “127 Hours”

Actor in a Supporting Role
Christian Bale in “The Fighter”
John Hawkes in “Winter's Bone”
Jeremy Renner in “The Town”
Mark Ruffalo in “The Kids Are All Right”
Geoffrey Rush in “The King's Speech”

Actress in a Leading Role
Annette Bening in “The Kids Are All Right”
Nicole Kidman in “Rabbit Hole”
Jennifer Lawrence in “Winter's Bone”
Natalie Portman in “Black Swan”
Michelle Williams in “Blue Valentine”

Actress in a Supporting Role
Amy Adams in “The Fighter”
Helena Bonham Carter in “The King's Speech”
Melissa Leo in “The Fighter”
Hailee Steinfeld in “True Grit”
Jacki Weaver in “Animal Kingdom”

Animated Feature Film
“How to Train Your Dragon” Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois
“The Illusionist” Sylvain Chomet
“Toy Story 3” Lee Unkrich

Art Direction
“Alice in Wonderland”
Production Design: Robert Stromberg; Set Decoration: Karen O'Hara
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1”
Production Design: Stuart Craig; Set Decoration: Stephenie McMillan
“Inception”
Production Design: Guy Hendrix Dyas; Set Decoration: Larry Dias and Doug Mowat
“The King's Speech”
Production Design: Eve Stewart; Set Decoration: Judy Farr
“True Grit”
Production Design: Jess Gonchor; Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh

Cinematography
“Black Swan” Matthew Libatique
“Inception” Wally Pfister
“The King's Speech” Danny Cohen
“The Social Network” Jeff Cronenweth
“True Grit” Roger Deakins

Costume Design
“Alice in Wonderland” Colleen Atwood
“I Am Love” Antonella Cannarozzi
“The King's Speech” Jenny Beavan
“The Tempest” Sandy Powell
“True Grit” Mary Zophres

Directing
“Black Swan” Darren Aronofsky
“The Fighter” David O. Russell
“The King's Speech” Tom Hooper
“The Social Network” David Fincher
“True Grit” Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

Documentary (Feature)
“Exit through the Gift Shop” Banksy and Jaimie D'Cruz
“Gasland” Josh Fox and Trish Adlesic
“Inside Job” Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs
“Restrepo” Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger
“Waste Land” Lucy Walker and Angus Aynsley

Documentary (Short Subject)
“Killing in the Name” Nominees to be determined
“Poster Girl” Nominees to be determined
“Strangers No More” Karen Goodman and Kirk Simon
“Sun Come Up” Jennifer Redfearn and Tim Metzger
“The Warriors of Qiugang” Ruby Yang and Thomas Lennon

Film Editing
“Black Swan” Andrew Weisblum
“The Fighter” Pamela Martin
“The King's Speech” Tariq Anwar
“127 Hours” Jon Harris
“The Social Network” Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter

Foreign Language Film
“Biutiful” Mexico
“Dogtooth” Greece
“In a Better World” Denmark
“Incendies” Canada
“Outside the Law (Hors-la-loi)” Algeria

Makeup
“Barney's Version” Adrien Morot
“The Way Back” Edouard F. Henriques, Gregory Funk and Yolanda Toussieng
“The Wolfman” Rick Baker and Dave Elsey

Music (Original Score)
“How to Train Your Dragon” John Powell
“Inception” Hans Zimmer
“The King's Speech” Alexandre Desplat
“127 Hours” A.R. Rahman
“The Social Network” Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

Music (Original Song)
“Coming Home” from “Country Strong” Music and Lyric by Tom Douglas, Troy Verges and Hillary Lindsey
“I See the Light” from “Tangled” Music by Alan Menken Lyric by Glenn Slater
“If I Rise” from “127 Hours” Music by A.R. Rahman Lyric by Dido and Rollo Armstrong
“We Belong Together” from “Toy Story 3" Music and Lyric by Randy Newman

Best Picture
“Black Swan” Mike Medavoy, Brian Oliver and Scott Franklin, Producers
“The Fighter” David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman and Mark Wahlberg, Producers
“Inception” Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan, Producers
“The Kids Are All Right” Gary Gilbert, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte and Celine Rattray, Producers
“The King's Speech” Iain Canning, Emile Sherman and Gareth Unwin, Producers
“127 Hours” Christian Colson, Danny Boyle and John Smithson, Producers
“The Social Network” Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca and Ceán Chaffin, Producers
“Toy Story 3” Darla K. Anderson, Producer
“True Grit” Scott Rudin, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, Producers
“Winter's Bone" Anne Rosellini and Alix Madigan-Yorkin, Producers

Short Film (Animated)
“Day & Night” Teddy Newton
“The Gruffalo” Jakob Schuh and Max Lang
“Let's Pollute” Geefwee Boedoe
“The Lost Thing” Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann
“Madagascar, carnet de voyage (Madagascar, a Journey Diary)” Bastien Dubois

Short Film (Live Action)
“The Confession” Tanel Toom
“The Crush” Michael Creagh
“God of Love” Luke Matheny
“Na Wewe” Ivan Goldschmidt
“Wish 143” Ian Barnes and Samantha Waite

Sound Editing
“Inception” Richard King
“Toy Story 3” Tom Myers and Michael Silvers
“Tron: Legacy” Gwendolyn Yates Whittle and Addison Teague
“True Grit” Skip Lievsay and Craig Berkey
“Unstoppable” Mark P. Stoeckinger

Sound Mixing
“Inception” Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo and Ed Novick
“The King's Speech” Paul Hamblin, Martin Jensen and John Midgley
“Salt” Jeffrey J. Haboush, Greg P. Russell, Scott Millan and William Sarokin
“The Social Network” Ren Klyce, David Parker, Michael Semanick and Mark Weingarten
“True Grit” Skip Lievsay, Craig Berkey, Greg Orloff and Peter F. Kurland

Visual Effects
“Alice in Wonderland” Ken Ralston, David Schaub, Carey Villegas and Sean Phillips
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1” Tim Burke, John Richardson, Christian Manz and Nicolas Aithadi
“Hereafter” Michael Owens, Bryan Grill, Stephan Trojansky and Joe Farrell
“Inception” Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould, Andrew Lockley and Peter Bebb
“Iron Man 2” Janek Sirrs, Ben Snow, Ged Wright and Daniel Sudick

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
“127 Hours” Screenplay by Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy
“The Social Network” Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin
“Toy Story 3” Screenplay by Michael Arndt; Story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich
“True Grit” Written for the screen by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
“Winter's Bone” Adapted for the screen by Debra Granik & Anne Rosellini

Writing (Original Screenplay)
“Another Year” Written by Mike Leigh
“The Fighter” Screenplay by Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson;
Story by Keith Dorrington & Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson
“Inception” Written by Christopher Nolan
“The Kids Are All Right” Written by Lisa Cholodenko & Stuart Blumberg
“The King's Speech” Screenplay by David Seidler

Nominees for the 83rd Academy Awards | Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

Dangerous Liaisons: Lara Stone and Jeremy Renner

The military look has an undercover assignation with luxe. Our tabloid exposé stars actor Jeremy Renner (as the Dictator) and model Lara Stone (as his cunning mistress).

Build Your Own Eco Wardrobe: Step One, the Knit

by Rickie De Sole

Building a “green” wardrobe can take time; but to amass one, you don’t have to look far. Brands like Loomstate, Bodkin, Stella McCartney, and Hessnatur are being sold alongside their less-eco counterparts at La Garçonne, Barneys New York, and Steven Alan.
Sasha Pivovarova wearing an Organic by John Patrick sweater and Rag & Bone's pleated skirt dyed with natural plant-derived indigo.
Photographed by Patrick Demarchelier, Vogue, November 2010
Michael Kors
Michael Kors cashmere natural fiber long sleeve cardigan, $1,395
Michael Kors, 866.709.KORS

For me, it all started with a skirt by Organic by John Patrick. Taken with its A-line shape and chocolate brown color, I was determined to make it my key purchase for fall. But, much to my dismay, it sold out instantaneously at Barneys—my go-to for designer clothing that’s also ecologically responsible. I knew environmentally friendly fashion had become popular, but I had no idea it had reached sold-out status. Luckily, after numerous phone calls (including one to the Organic PR office) I finally tracked the piece down on the Internet. And sure, when it comes to online shopping, the shipping isn’t exactly carbon neutral, but I figure that knowing more about how my clothing is made is at least a step in the right direction towards reducing my footprint.

And thankfully, as my green wardrobe journey continues, I have found more and more designers who manage to be environmentally friendly without compromising personal style. Perhaps John Patrick states it best: “Fashion first”—meaning aesthetics (in addition to global consciousness) should always be a priority. Over the next few weeks, we are going to help you build an eco wardrobe, one sustainable staple at a time—from dresses to cardigans to tanks. This week, we start with the knit.

Read More: http://www.vogue.com/vogue-daily/article/build-your-own-eco-wardrobe-step-one-the-knit/

Marie France: 'Sharon billboards stay'

MANILA, Philippines — Marie France, through its public relations officer, NJ Torres, belied rumors that it has ordered the mega-sized billboards of Megastar Sharon Cuneta removed.

“Not true,” said Torres in an interview with PEP.

Torres refuted a supposed “scoop” published by PEP, Jan. 28 saying, "IPUPULL OUT DAW NG MARIE FRANCE ANG BILLBOARD NI SHARON C DAHIL IBA ANG ITSURA NYA SA NASABING BILLBOARD KEYSA SA TV AT PERSONAL."

"Sa status ni Sharon, I don't think she will also put herself in that position just to sell a lie. Watch and see the new body soon," Torres was quoted as saying in the same article.

Torres added that they have testimonials to prove the same from those involved in the photo shoot including the photographers and the stylist.

The billboard, Torres said, will stay.

Meanwhile, the Ad Standard Council (ASC) denied receiving any complaints concerning the billboard.

A complaint is necessary for the organization to take action with issues concerning advertising content.

“It's not that easy to reverse the decision for an approved material. Kailangan may due process. We receive the complaint. We notify the ad agency and the company. Then, the technical committee will review," ASC’s Raymond Nacino explained in the same article. (http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/301339/marie-france-sharon-billboards-stay)

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Welcome Back Queenie Haze Smith

After 1 year and 4 months in General Santos, now shes back.... Im super happy because one of my close best girl friend is back.

Gosh I really really you miss you girl, kaya naman last night we super had fun as in... Kuwento's about your life sa Gen San and our funny moments together.

what happen ba to us last night???? well... I picked her up her in Metro Point Mall in Pasay then we went to RWM to get cab then coffee night naman in Starbucks Drive Thru, we had dinner lang, Lite Dinner, after the coffee night went to Hai Resto and Bar to chill and drink.

I miss everything girl. Gownessss =)

Queenie and Fab Geri (Starbucks Drive Thru)
Hai Resto Bar for few beers
First time to eat pure veggies goshnesssssss..... (Starbucks Drive Thru Wrap Egg Bacon Salad)

Sunday, January 23, 2011

GO PINAY, GO PINAS, GO DANICA


The prestigious 2011 Ford Supermodel of the World goes to Filipina, Danica Magpantay.

The winner was announced in New York. Danica certainly has the genes for such an honor; sheis the daughter of Supermodel of the World - Philippines 1990 winner Milagros "Lala" Flores.

With this victory, she receives a $250,000 modeling contract with Ford Models.

She was followed by Lithuania, Poland, Brazil and Estonia to round out the top five.

Congratulations!!! I'm a Proud Pinoy, Happy to be part of Philippine Fashion Industry!! GO (http://story.malaysiasun.com/index.php/ct/9/cid/b8de8e630faf3631/id/42269128/ht/Congratulations-Danica-Magpantay-2011-Ford-Supermodel-of-the-World/)
PINAS!!

The Fashion Gurus

Alyanna Martinez (Celebrity Stylist) Xeng Zulueta (Celebrity Make Up Artist, Beauty Expert) Tricia Gosingtian (Manila's Top Fashion Blogger) Jigs Mayuga (Celebrity Stylist/Make Up Artist/ TV Host) Ana Kalaw (Fashion Columnist)Jenni Epperson (Celebrity Fashion Stylist/ Blogger) and Sidney Yap (Celebrity Stylist)

Most of the fashion Gurus mentioned above, i followed them on twitter and browse their blog because they inspire me lot when it comes to fashion industry like Jenni Epperson (http://welovejenni.blogspot.com) Jigs Mayuga, Xeng Zulueta.they are my celebrities.

What is Philippine Fashion without Fabulous People like them, thanks for sharing your creative mind. Kudos Guys.. =)

Visit Eastwood Mall

Saturday, January 22, 2011

New Aroma Therapy Set

Im so so excited to use my NEW Aroma Therapy Set. OIL BURNER, 3 kinds of Aroma Oil and Tea Light Candle. I bought this set at Dimensione High Street, its very very affordable for only 300++. you'll have this set of relaxation, come on we need to relax naman noh kahit papaano.


Aromatherapy is a form of alternative healing which dates back thousands of years and is becoming increasingly popular today. Based on the use of volatile essential oils extracted from leaves, flowers, fruits, spices, roots and woods, aromatherapy is believed to offer benefits to both physical and psychological well being. In order to use the oils, some type of device is needed to disperse the fragrance. These devices are known as diffusers in general. By far the most popular and readily available types of diffusers are those that use heat, known as aromatherapy burners. There are a few different products which are referred to as aromatherapy burners, including aroma rings, electric burners and tea candle burners.

Candle Burners

The most common aromatherapy burners are those that utilize tea candles. They are also known as aroma lamps and consist of a bottom area which has a flat space to hold the candle and some type of dish directly above to hold water and a few drops of oil. Candle burners work by the principle of vaporization. When the water gets hot enough, the fragrance is diffused along with the water vapor into the surrounding area. These types of burners are available in countless designs to fit any type of interest or style. Cats, dragons, dolphins, floral themes – the list is endless. Some particularly pretty burners have cut outs on the bottom half. Known as the silhouette style, these designs cast shadows on the walls around them. Other burners are structured with the dish hanging from chains, creating an interesting impression. There are even burners available that incorporate a geode as the dish.

The discerning buyer must decide if form or function is most important to them. While many styles are quite beautiful, they are not always practical. A high quality burner should have a large vessel for holding water and a structure that does not put the dish close to the flame. Both of these features will prevent the water from evaporating too quickly, but the majority of burners are not constructed like this. There are a large number of styles available with glass dishes which are usually fairly small. The water and oil will evaporate quickly with these designs and if left unattended the dish will usually crack or become discolored. Some companies sell replacement glass dishes, but you need to make sure you have chosen a design that is compatible with them. Candle burners can also be made from various ceramic materials. These are a bit more resistant to heat damage, but even these can crack if left dry over a flame for an extended period. Soapstone is also becoming a popular material for candle burners and has an even higher tolerance to heat.

Pros: Limitless designs; can be a beautiful piece of home décor; most styles are inexpensive; easy to use.

Cons: Variety of safety concerns regarding candles and heat issues with wax, water and the burner dish; many designs are impractical and need monitoring; all designs not recommended for use more than four hours.

The bottom line consideration in choosing an aromatherapy burner is whether you are going to use it for therapeutic applications or just casual enjoyment. The electric burners are better for extended use and those pursuing alternative healing. Those who are happy to enjoy aromatherapy for shorter periods and do not have concerns about safety issues will be happy with either an aroma ring or adding the artistic touch of a candle burner. (from http://www.essortment.com/lifestyle/alternativeheal_sktw.htm)







Fashion "Bob Sinclar in Manila"

I'm Browsing Facebook, checking photos and anything lang when i saw Sandro Paredes' Uploaded photos from a successful event of 2011 Bob Sinclar Live in Manila. I can say that fashion during that night was classy and elegant because most of the attendees are wearing black, well "You can never go wrong with black" when it comes into fashion.

From Socialites to Normal Party Animal, most of them are wearing Classy Elegant Black for Bob Sinclar.

Thanks to Sandro Paredes for the Photos. This photos will be published for Preview or any Summit Magazine because it has StyleBible.ph logo.

Direk Robi Carmona (Fashion Director, My Idol)
Rajo Laurel (Fashion Designer)






I love his get up



"Bulong" Star Cinema

Vhong Navarro is confident that ‘Bulong’ will become a hit.

Vhong Navarro admitted that doing Bulong is really a challenge. “Mahirap kasi gusto namin na ‘pag nagpapatawa ka na, andun pa rin ‘yung takot nila (audience), hindi mawawala ‘yon, hindi bibitaw kasi para ma-prove namin na pwede palang pagsamahin ang horror at comedy,” he explained. Bulong is also Star Cinema’s opening movie for 2011.

The Showtime host was asked if he feels pressured about what the movie’s outcome would be at the box office since Star Cinema’s previous film, Dalaw, was a top grosser. “Hindi naman. Kasi ‘yung Dalaw kasi iba naman ang konsepto ang ginawa ng Star Cinema. Hindi mo naman sila pagkukumpara kasi magkaiba sila.” He continued that he would only feel threatened if Dalaw was in the same genre. “Ang mahirap niyan kung ang Dalaw ay horror comedy, ‘yun! Pwede mong makumpara ‘yun.”

Vhong also added that people have sent him good feedback when they saw the trailer of Bulong. “Alam mo kasi natutuwa ako ‘pag nakakarinig ako ng nanood sila ng Tanging Ina, RPG Metanoia, Dalaw, kasi nakadugtong siya sa trailer; andaming nagti-text sa akin and nag-enjoy sila sa trailer. ‘Yung comment sa Facebook, sa Twitter, ‘Ano ba ‘to? Nakakabaliw! Nakakatakot tapos biglang matatawa ka sa dulo.’ Ang sarap kasi parang excited na sila sa storya ng Bulong. Para sa amin sana hindi namin mapahiya ang mga taong nage-expect,” he said.

Bulong, which also stars Angelica Panganiban and Bangs Garcia, will open in theaters on February 2.


Bulong is an upcoming horror comedy flick by Star Cinema.Bulong movie stars Vhong Navarro, Angelica Panganiban and Bangs Garcia.It is directed by the horror master of the Philippine cinema, Chito S. Rono.
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The movie Bulong simply tells a story of a Nurse (Vhong Navarro) who desperately wants to get the girl of his wildest dreams, Ellen(Bangs Garcia). Accustomed by a Filipino superstitious belief that when you whisper a wish to the dead the wish will come true, he went to see an expert(Angelica Panganiban) when it comes to those kind of stuffs.Things went complicated when he actually followed what was suggested to him and whispered a wish to the dead.The following day he got what he asked for and now all of the chick-a babes have gone affectionate to him.But it doesn’t ends there – later he finds out that he’s got more than what he asked for! Together with Angelica Panganiban’s character, Vhong seeks ways to make thing


Bulong is Star Cinema’s opening salvo in 2011.
The official teaser trailer of Bulong movie has been released online!
Yet another horror comedy movie after D’ Anothers.
Directed by Chito Rono
Watch the first official teaser trailer of Bulong movie now.
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from ABS CBN site and Facebook


Friday, January 21, 2011

Kikay Kit

whaaaa.... just want to share to you what's inside my Christian Dior Kikay Kit, i know some friends will tell me im so so maarte (lol) well.... i am talaga that why i have kikya kit eh.

Anyway let me share to you what i have. =)

My Kikay Kit
Christian Dior Pouch Bag (from my Mom)
My Basic Med just I case im not feeling well. (Red Med. Organizer from Tickles)
for my smoke (MNG Cig. Case)
Oil Control from Maybelline, Red Earth Brush and Thermometer
Alcogel for my Hand and Nivea Lip Care
Lint Pic-up for my polo or even shirt (Travel Size Adhesive Roller)



Sagot nila Booking mo!!!


wow as i browse my facebook, i saw this ad tagged to my friend. super funny because its very very catchy.

naiisip ko talaga ang mga friends ko na bekies hahahaha. Take a look the tag line of AIR PHIL

"SAGOT NG AIRPHIL Express ang BOOKING MO"

Rainy Friday

Gosh, why is't raining? Friday Night Raining, anyway well its all good after long week of work "Stress week" for me i think i deserve naman some fabulous rest, i might stay lang at home, chill, watch anything, blog, browse my social media sites etc.

By the way just want to say thank you to all my friends who prayed for my pamangkins healing, i havent visited her because of my schedule. Thanks for praying guys...

anyway enjoy your rainy friday night. ill start browsing na.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Prayers for my Pamangkin "Owie"

I got text message from my older brother informing me that Chloie my pamangkin is now admitted in San Juan De Dios Hospital due to dyspepsia and dehydration because of continuous vomiting. Now she is in IV for fluids and vitamins.

Please Please pray for my pamangkin's fast recovery.

Dyspepsia
Dyspepsia (from the Greek- dys- and pepsis "digestion"), also known as upset stomach or indigestion, refers to a condition of impaired digestion. It is a medical condition characterized by chronic or recurrent pain in the upper abdomen, upper abdominal fullness and feeling full earlier than expected when eating. It can be accompanied by bloating, belching, nausea, or heartburn. Dyspepsia is a common problem, and is frequently due to gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or gastritis, but in a small minority may be the first symptom of peptic ulcer disease (an ulcer of the stomach or duodenum) and occasionally cancer. Hence, unexplained newly-onset dyspepsia in people over 55 or the presence of other alarming symptoms may require further investigations. (from wikipedia)

Dehydration
Dehydration (hypohydration) is defined as an excessive loss of body fluid. It is literally the removal of water (Ancient Greek: ὕδωρ hýdōr) from an object, however in physiological terms, it entails a deficiency of fluid within an organism. (from wikipedia)

Boracay Seat Sales

its a SEA AIR Sweet Independence Day Boracay Seat Sale

Manila to Caticlan
935php

Cebu to Caticlan
935php

Clark to Caticlan
1135php


Sunday, January 16, 2011

Wow GOOD JOB Meralco...

That was fast... kaloka... around 6pm we had a power interruption here in my place Villamor Air Base Pasay City, im so so badvibes because i need to do something as what i mention in my previous blogged today (huh)

Super lucky to have twitter account, i tweeted @meralco regarding the power interruption, and infairness they DM-ed me and ask for my phone number, then after few minutes, i got phone call from @meralco they informed me about the problem. wow galing.. =)

Well... Good Job Meralco. if you have twitter follow them @meralco. =)

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Sunday Brownout Night

OMG, why oh why... Brownout? NO advisory from meralco... goshness... whaaaa...

I have a lots of this to do but then again i cant do it with out kuryente, "Gagay ang Reyna ng Brownout" goshness.. i need to do my research and need to update some documents for tom.

Chill, no bvness for me. ok im here right now in Starbucks Magallanes to do my paper works and do my research for another project. grabeeeeee ang haggard ah need to bring pa tuloy a lot of things. hay!!!

buti na lang have this very fab Kathy Van Zeeland Lappy Bag, its kinda big but i need it because need to bring the documents that need to updated and magazine for reasearch plus my lappy, charger and etc...


Kathy Van Zeeland Laptop Bag, Color: Aqua Blue.
check out the zipper, so so girly girly... heart a heart. so cute... =)
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