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Daily Podcast: Life-Changing Films, Movies That Fall Apart in Act 3, and More

On the May 4, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by managing editor Jacob Hall , weekend editor Brad Oman , and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to answer some listener questions from the mailbag. In The Mailbag :   Hi gang, Hakim from Los Angeles writing in. I’m curious: what current/historical event or subculture would you all want to be explored in a film that hasn’t been (doc or narrative) ? Love the show. Keep up the a...
Tags: Movies, Los Angeles, New Jersey, Men In Black, Chris, James, Peter, Ben, Vince, Matt, Manila Philippines, Ben Pearson, Hakim, Donnie, Hardcore Henry, Jacob Hall


Former Pasadena resident suffering from long-term case of COVID-19 in Philippines

By all accounts, former Pasadena resident Chris Burns was always full of energy. “Chris is an unstoppable force of nature,” said Laurent Malaquais, a friend of Burns who worked with him in the film industry. “I remember we would be on shoots and he would go 14, 15 hours, like he would just go nonstop.” Now, Burns lives in the Philippines and he’s directing all of his effort to fighting for his life against COVID-19. The American expatriate is a COVID “long-hauler” – a person who has fought the d...
Tags: Health, Asia, News, California, Government, Michael Bay, Sport, Soccer, United States, Philippines, Community, Philadelphia, Pasadena, Chris, Bay Area, Manila


Duterte says he will send warships to West Philippine Sea if China starts drilling for oil

https://youtu.be/ZRRl5MDCPnk MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said he would only send warships to “stake a...
Tags: China, Manila Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, Duterte, West Philippine Sea


Philippines fires off another diplomatic protest as China ships linger in West Philippine Sea

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is lodging another diplomatic protest over the continuing presence of Chinese ships in the West...
Tags: China, Philippines, Manila Philippines, West Philippine Sea


Beijing mouthpiece warns PH military of ‘strong response’ if Chinese vessels made to leave PH EEZ

MANILA, Philippines—A mouthpiece of the Chinese government warned of a “strong response” if the Philippine military acted rashly on the...
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Philippines demands China remove vessels at 6 islands, reefs

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government said Wednesday that more than 250 Chinese vessels it believes are operated by...
Tags: China, Philippines, Manila Philippines


Photos show Lunar New Year celebrations with caution amid an ongoing pandemic

An immediate family from a distance virtually join a family reunion dinner via a phone call on the eve of the lunar new year at home on February 11, 2021 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Annice Lyn/Getty Images Families opt for distanced or virtual celebrations amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Limited public festivities continued to take place with health safety precautions in mind. Here's what celebrating one of the most important holidays in the Chinese culture looks like amid the pandemic....
Tags: Hong Kong, Science, London, Indonesia, China, New York City, US, International, Trends, Features, Kuala Lumpur, Red Cross, Bangkok, Chinatown, Chinese New Year, Buddhist


An early bitcoin investor says the best time to buy is when nobody's talking about it - and warns this isn't the first crypto bubble

Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images An early bitcoin adopter says the best time to buy is when no one's talking about it.He started out with an initial purchase of 2.5 bitcoins in 2013, when the token was trading around $100. The buyer, who prefers to remain anonymous, lost 16 bitcoins in the 2014 Mt. Gox scandal.Sign up here our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.The ultimate time to buy bitcoin is when no one is talking about it, according to one early adopter."Th...
Tags: Google, Finance, Trends, Bitcoin, Philippines, Janet Yellen, Manila Philippines, Winklevoss, Localbitcoins, Nicolas Economou NurPhoto, Shalini Nagarajan, Mang Sweeney, Gerald Moser, Barclays Private Bank


Cop shoots dead a mother and her son in Tarlac (Philippines)

MANILA, Philippines — A police officer assigned at the Parañaque City shot dead his two neighbors, a mother and her son, in Paniqui,...
Tags: Manila Philippines, Tarlac Philippines, Parañaque City


NYC is reopening indoor dining rooms at 25% capacity. Here's how restaurants in the world's densest cities have reopened with coronavirus-era social distancing.

An employee prepares the terrace of a coffee shop to reopen in Bogota on August 14, 2020. DANIEL MUNOZ/AFP via Getty Images New York restaurants will be allowed to reopen for indoor dining at 25% capacity on September 30. We looked at how restaurants have brought back business safely in the world's densest cities so far. To inform this list, Business Insider referred to Our World in Data, a 2014 project about population density by Global Change Data Lab using information from the United Na...
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Robot servers, mannequin guests, and teddy bear dates: Photos show how restaurants are reopening with social distancing regulations in the world's densest cities

An employee prepares the terrace of a coffee shop to reopen in Bogota on August 14, 2020. DANIEL MUNOZ/AFP via Getty Images Restaurants in cities across the world are reopening with new social distancing regulations in place.We looked at how restaurants are bringing back business safely in the most packed cities.To inform this list, Business Insider referred to Our World in Data, a 2014 project about population density by Global Change Data Lab using information from the United Nations.The ...
Tags: Travel, Photos, Hong Kong, News, Nbc, Mexico, Life, Singapore, Trends, Features, Atlantic, Egypt, Mexico City, United Nations, Starbucks, Tehran


The Latest: India overtakes Russia, now 3rd in virus cases

NEW DELHI — India has overtaken Russia to become the third worst-affected nation by the coronavirus after reporting 24,248 new cases Monday.India has now confirmed 697,413 cases, including 19,693 deaths. Russia has 680,283 cases.The U.S. has had the most cases, with nearly 2.9 million. Brazil is second, with over 1.6 million.Indian authorities late Sunday withdrew a planned reopening of the famed Taj Mahal monument after new cases were detected in the area. India’s Culture Ministry had decided t...
Tags: England, News, Abc, Australia, California, Russia, Southeast Asia, India, Los Angeles, Iran, Ap, Philippines, Arizona, New South Wales, Sydney, Brazil


Under Coronavirus Lockdown, a Philippine Priest Hits the Streets

Father Eduardo Vasquez has visited Manila’s slums to minister to the poor, and distribute food and face masks. “It is not enough to rely on faith alone,” he said.
Tags: News, Rodrigo, Manila, Priests, Duterte, Roman Catholic Church, Manila (Philippines, Protective Clothing and Gear, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Eduardo Vasquez


The Latest: Asia’s version of Nobel Prize awards cancelled

MANILA, Philippines — The Ramon Magsaysay awards, regarded as Asia’s version of the Nobel Prize, have been cancelled this year due to the global pandemic, the only third time the annual awards were disrupted in six decades.The Manila-based foundation that hands out the awards said Tuesday it has no choice but to cancel the awards this year “with the COVID-19 pandemic practically immobilizing the world.” The awards were also cancelled due to a financial crisis in 1970 and a disastrous earthquake ...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Europe, New York, Milan, London, News, Greece, Mexico, Scotland, White House, China, Southeast Asia, India, New York City, Africa


Typhoon Vongfong Takes Aim at Philippine Heartland

The storm was bringing torrential rains to the coast of Luzon, an island that is home to 60 million people. Officials warned that packed evacuation centers could become breeding grounds for coronavirus.
Tags: News, Philippines, Typhoons, Luzon, Manila (Philippines, Evacuations and Evacuees, Typhoon Haiyan (2013, Luzon (Philippines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Philippine Heartland


Typhoon Vongfong Makes Landfall in the Philippines

The powerful storm is on a path toward hitting Luzon, the country’s largest and most populous island, on Saturday.
Tags: Weather, News, Philippines, Typhoons, Pacific Ocean, Rodrigo, Luzon, Duterte, Manila (Philippines, Evacuations and Evacuees, Typhoon Haiyan (2013, Luzon (Philippines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


The Latest: Quarantine to be required for visitors to Spain

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:— Expert warns many countries are driving blind as they reopen.— Visitors from abroad will have to quarantine for 14 days after arriving in Spain.— India to start limited trains as it looks to ease lockdown.___MADRID — Spain will require all visitors from ...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, News, China, Singapore, India, Spain, Park, Beijing, Philippines, Pakistan, Delhi, Madrid, Mumbai, Seoul, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


The Latest: Reinstatement of pres. primary in NY challenged

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:— Democrats on NY Board of Elections challenge reinstatement of presidential primary— China says all areas of country have been downgraded to low virus risk— Brazil’s health minister for the first time has said that lockdowns will be needed to prevent the ...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Europe, New York, London, News, Maryland, Congress, Australia, California, Cdc, Washington, Oregon, Senate, White House, China


NBC’s Hit Dance Competition Series World of Dance Returning This Summer

NBC’s Hit Dance Competition Series World of Dance Returning This Summer NBC’s hit dance competition series World of Dance has announced its 34 acts across multiple genres, ages and dance styles for Season 4. This season will showcase an extraordinary new group of world-class competitors ready to showcase their talents to win a life-altering grand prize of $1 million and the title of best dancer in the world. World of Dance Season 4 is set to premiere on Tuesday, May 26 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. World...
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Health Workers Under Attack During Coronavirus Pandemic

Stigmatized as vectors of contagion in some countries, health care workers have been assaulted, abused and ostracized.
Tags: News, Mexico, India, Philippines, Pakistan, Manila (Philippines, Rumors and Misinformation, Karachi (Pakistan, Nursing and Nurses, Sinaloa (Mexico, Odisha (India, Culiacan (Mexico, Jalisco (Mexico, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Heherson Alvarez, Fierce Opponent of Marcos Dictatorship, Dies at 80

Mr. Alvarez escaped the brutal regime by fleeing to the United States, where he helped organize the opposition Movement for a Free Philippines.
Tags: News, United States, Alvarez, Deaths (Obituaries, Manila (Philippines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Heherson Alvarez


In a Manila Slum, Coronavirus Lockdown Hits Hard

Life was already a struggle in the crowded shanties of San Roque. Then came the coronavirus.
Tags: News, Philippines, Rodrigo, Manila, Duterte, Manila (Philippines, Quarantines, Day Laborers, Luzon (Philippines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


A Very Different Good Friday, in Photographs

The coronavirus pandemic has upended Easter events, not just in the heart of the Roman Catholic Church but all over the world.
Tags: News, Roman Catholic Church, Manila (Philippines, Jerusalem (Israel, Paris (France, Rome (Italy, Easter and Holy Week, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


The Latest: Good Friday ceremony to be held at Notre Dame

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR— Good Friday observed at home as Japan virus divide surfaces.— Notre Dame Cathedral will have its Good Friday ceremony with no crowd.— A senior British official is accused of flouting the government's advice on nonessential travel.___PARIS — Although ...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, England, London, News, Housing, Scotland, Russia, Africa, Israel, Jerusalem, Turkey, Bbc, World, Austria, Hungary


The Latest: Russia to use virus treatment in pneumonia cases

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR— Good Friday observed at home as Japan virus divide surfaces.— Russian doctors to use coronavirus treatment for all pneumonia patients.— Hungary secures 2,000 ventilators; says it needs 8,000.___MOSCOW — Russian doctors will start treating all patients wit...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, Japan, London, News, Indonesia, Russia, Israel, Jerusalem, Spain, Ap, Bbc, World, Austria, Hungary, Britain


The Latest: New Zealand: Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy essential

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:— New Zealand declares Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy as essential workers— Japan preparing Tokyo hotel for patients with little coronavirus symptoms— India to lift ban on export of hydroxychloroquine, other drugs after Trump threat— New Zealand health minister...
Tags: South Korea, Hong Kong, Europe, Japan, London, News, France, White House, China, India, New York City, Africa, Narendra Modi, Toronto, Taiwan, World


In Slum at Epicenter of Duterte’s Drug Crackdown, Fear and Love Coexist

At the height of President Rodrigo Duterte’s anti-crime campaign, as many as five people a night were killed in Market Three, a Manila slum whose residents rely only on each other.
Tags: News, Poverty, Philippines, Fishing, Police Brutality, Commercial, Rodrigo, Manila, Rodrigo Duterte, Duterte, Misconduct and Shootings, Manila (Philippines, Drug Abuse and Traffic


8 Killed After Philippine Plane Bursts Into Flames

All on board, including a doctor, a nurse and foreign nationals, were killed after the plane, used in the country’s coronavirus response, caught fire as it took off in Manila for Japan.
Tags: News, Manila, Airlines and Airplanes, Manila (Philippines, Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters


Plane Used in Philippine Coronavirus Response Bursts Into Flames

All eight people onboard, including a doctor, a nurse and foreign nationals, were killed after the airplane caught fire as it took off from Manila for Japan.
Tags: News, Manila, Airlines and Airplanes, Manila (Philippines, Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters


World virus infections hit 200,000; Borders jammed in Europe

By DAVID RISING and CHRIS BLAKE BERLIN — Desperate travelers choked European border crossings on Wednesday after nations implemented strict controls in an attempt to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, creating traffic jams miles long and slowing the passage of trucks carrying critical supplies. The number of people infected worldwide crested the 200,000 mark and deaths topped 8,000, with the number of people now recovered at more than 82,000, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins Univer...
Tags: Health, Europe, Business, New York, Science, Milan, London, News, Minneapolis, Washington, Mexico, La, China, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin