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CODE OF CONDUCT AND ETHICAL STANDARDS FOR PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES - RA 6713

Republic Act No. 6713 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CODE OF CONDUCT AND ETHICAL STANDARDS FOR PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES, TO   UPHOLD THE TIME-HONORED PRINCIPLE OF PUBLIC OFFICE BEING A PUBLIC TRUST, GRANTING INCENTIVES AND REWARDS FOR EXEMPLARY SERVICE, ENUMERATING PROHIBITED ACTS AND TRANSACTIONS AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR   VIOLATIONS THEREOF AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES Section 1. Title. - This Act shall be known as the "Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees." Section 2. Declaration of Policies. - It is the policy of the State to promote a high standard of ethics in public service. Public officials and employees shall at all times be accountable to the people and shall discharge their duties with utmost responsibility, integrity, competence, and loyalty, act with patriotism and justice, lead modest lives, and uphold public interest over personal interest. Section 3. Definition of Terms. - As used in this Act, the term: (a) "Go

FEMME FATALE HANNAH WARE IN "HITMAN: AGENT 47"

HANNAH WARE IN BREAKNECK ACTION FILM "HITMAN: AGENT 47"                   Hannah Ware, best known as Emma Kane in the Emmy-nominated Starz show "Boss," and as the lead in ABC's "Betrayal," opposite Stuart Townsend and whose remarkable portrayal in "Cop Out" and "Shame" further demonstrated her range stars anew in the upcoming highly kinetic and stylized action film "Hitman: Agent 47" opposite Rupert Friend and Zachary Quinto.                                 "Hitman: Agent 47" features an all-star cast headed by Rupert Friend ("Homeland") in the title role while Hannah Ware plays Katia van Dees, who's on a quest to find the person who holds the key to her past and future,   Zachary Quinto ("Star Trek") takes on the role of John Smith, a man holding key secrets and unimaginable strength, Ciarán Hinds ("Game of Thrones"), as a scientist whose secret, world-cha

"THE GIFT" OPENS WITH GREAT REVIEWS, LANDS #3 AT US BOX-OFFICE

OPEN WITH CAUTION - "THE GIFT" IN CINEMAS AUGUST 19                   Joel Edgerton's directorial debut "The Gift" opened to rave and critical acclaim (opens in Phils. cinemas this August 19) that landed in the US' box-office top three spot despite competition from big-budget action films such as "Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation" and "Fantastic Four."                   With a strong word-of-mouth, "The Gift" exceeded expectations with an estimated $12 million on its opening weekend at the US box-office.   Produced by STX Entertainment and Blumhouse Productions, known for their low-budget horror flicks becoming worldwide smash hits, "The Gift" is a heart-stopping, thought-provoking psychological thriller from producers Jason Blum and Rebecca Yeldham and actor, writer, producer and first-time director Joel Edgerton ("The Great Gatsby," "Zero Dark Thirty," "Warrior"),

KATE BECKINSALE IN "ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING"

KATE BECKINSALE IN THE INTERGALACTIC COMEDY "ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING"                   What if you were given absolute powers with just a wave of your hand?   Missions are definitely possible in Simon Pegg's latest comedy movie "Absolutely Anything" opposite Kate Beckinsale.                     Pegg takes on the role of Neil Clarke, an unassuming teacher from London chosen by a group of cackling aliens who want to destroy Earth.   But before they can do that, they have to abide by the Earth must first prove itself worthy to be saved and preserved.    At first, Neil doesn't realize that anything unusual is happening. He is completely oblivious. He doesn't see the laser beam from outer space that strikes him as he cycles to school. He gets on with his usual daily routine and when chatting with his best friend, Ray (Sanjeev Bhaskar), tells him that he wishes his rowdy class would just disappear.                   As a muffled e

FINAL SIGNS IN "THE VATICAN TAPES"

FINAL SIGNS, LAST DAYS REVEALED IN "THE VATICAN TAPES"                   From the filmmakers of the hit horror "The Exorcism of Emily Rose" comes "The Vatican Tapes," a horror-thriller dives that into a modern day story of good and evil, while exploring the devastating and widespread consequences of a demonic possession.                      "This is a story about an ordinary girl, Angela," says director, Mark Neveldine. "She descends into a dark hole where terrifying things start to happen, but no one can figure out the cause of it.   As horrifying incidents escalate, we find out that Angela's body has been consumed by the anti-Christ. "                     Lakeshore's President and film producer Gary Lucchesi adds: "The big idea of The Vatican Tapes is that in a secret vault in the Vatican, there is an immense library that chronicles all of the possession incidents since the beginning of t

JOY TRAILER DEBUT

JENNIFER LAWRENCE PLAYS TOUGH TYCOON, INVENTS THE MIRACLE MOP IN "JOY" - TRAILER DEBUT                   The latest Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro onscreen reunion happens in "Joy" – the movie's trailer debut sees the stars in a family comedy drama directed and written by David O'Russell.                     "Joy"   is the wild story of a family across four generations centered on the girl who becomes the woman who founds a business dynasty and becomes a matriarch in her own right. Betrayal, treachery, the loss of innocence and the scars of love, pave the road in this intense emotional and human comedy about becoming a true boss of family and enterprise facing a world of unforgiving commerce. Allies become adversaries and adversaries become allies, both inside and outside the family, as Joy's inner life and fierce imagination carry her through the storm she faces.                     

SNOOPY AND CHARLIE BROWN THE PEANUTS MOVIE - trailer release

BLUE SKY'S LATEST TRAILER RELEASE FOR "SNOOPY AND CHARLIE BROWN THE PEANUTS MOVIE"                   The latest trailer for the much-awaited movie animation of all time, "Peanuts Movie" has just been released from Blue Sky and 20 th Century Fox:   Snoopy and Charlie Brown The Peanuts Movie INTL Trailer 3                   "Peanuts" creator Charles Schulz once described himself as "born to draw comic strips." A Minneapolis native, he was just two days old when an uncle nicknamed him "Sparky," after the horse Spark Plug from the "Barney Google" comic strip. Throughout his youth, he and his father shared a Sunday-morning ritual of reading the funnies. After serving in the army during World War II, Schulz got his first big break in 1947 when he sold a cartoon feature called "Li'l Folks" to the St. Paul Pioneer Press. In 1950, Schulz met with United Feature Syndicate, and on Oct. 2 of tha

THE REVENANT - trailer debut

LEONARDO DICAPRIO, TOM HARDY & ALEJANDRO GONZÁLES IÑÁRRITU IN "THE REVENANT" TRAILER DEBUT                 Hollywood icons Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy together with Academy Award winner director Alejandro González Iñárritu bring an immersive and visceral cinematic experience in "The Revenant."     Inspired by true events, "The Revenant" tells of a man's epic adventure of survival and the extraordinary power of the human spirit. In an expedition of the uncharted American wilderness, legendary explorer Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) is brutally attacked by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. In a quest to survive, Glass endures unimaginable grief as well as the betrayal of his confidant John Fitzgerald (Tom Hardy). Guided by sheer will and the love of his family, Glass must navigate a vicious winter in a relentless pursuit to live and find redemption.                 20 th Century Fox's recent releas

NEW HEROES IN "ATTACK ON TITAN"

NEW BREED OF HEROES RISE IN PHENOMENAL MANGA-TO-MOVIE "ATTACK ON TITAN"                   The most awaited Manga anime adaptation of the century is about to open in local cinemas on August 12 – "Attack on Titan," the live action movie based on the phenomenal series by Hajime Isayama " Shingeki no Kyojin" where human survivors enclosed themselves in a city protected by towering walls when giants invaded their town.                   Living within the remnants of their village, the humans have lived peacefully for a hundred years after the Titans' attack but soon find themselves fighting for their lives when a giant suddenly reappears in their midst.   Once again, m ankind is under the terror of titans, a beast which feasts on human flesh.                   Eren Yeager (played by Harume Miura), a young boy longs to make change in their world along with his   friend Eren (Kanata Hongo). Together, they dream of seeing the wo

MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS second trailer

"MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS" SECOND TRAILER REVEAL                   In the latest and heart-stopping trailer reveal of "Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials," the characters are again pitted against a series of death-defying obstacles in their continued search for the truth on who they really are and where they're going after escaping the Maze.                   Based on the (second) bestselling book series by James Dashner,   Dylan O'Brien returns who reprises the role of Thomas, the biggest question for his character faces in "Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials" is whether he did the right thing by challenging the status quo and leading the Gladers out of the maze.     Back on his directorial seat from the first box-office hit "Maze Runner" film, Wes Ball is not one to rest on his laurels.   Picking up on the story of Thomas and the Gladers now they've escaped the maze, the film introduces audiences to Th

STEVEN SPIELBERG AND TOM HANKS IN "BRIDGE OF SPIES" -trailer debut

STEVEN SPIELBERG AND TOM HANKS IN THRILLING FILM "BRIDGE OF SPIES" – TRAILER DEBUT   A dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic events, "Bridge of Spies" tells the story of James Donovan (Hanks), a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot. Screenwriters Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen have woven this remarkable experience in Donovan's life into a story inspired by true events that captures the essence of a man who risked everything and vividly brings his personal journey to life.   Directed by three-time Academy Award®-winning director Steven Spielberg, "Bridge of Spies" stars: two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks as James Donovan; three-time Tony Award® winner Mark Rylance as Rudolf Abel, a KGB agent defended by Donovan; Scott Shepherd as CIA op

DANIEL RADCLIFFE AND JAMES MCAVOY IN "VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN"

JAMES MCAVOY & DANIEL RADCLIFFE IN  "VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN"                   James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe star in "Victor Frankenstein," this year's grand spectacle of a production and character driven film contemporizing one of the most beloved literary and film classics of all time under Paul McGuigan's direction.                     In the coolest and electrifying reimagining of the mad doctor and his creation, James McAvoy takes on the titular role Doctor Victor Frankenstein, a brilliant scientist at the forefront pioneering medical research. With his research and experiments on trying to save lives, he then becomes obsessed with the idea of creating life itself.   Radcliffe, on the other hand, plays Igor, Frankenstein's trusty and equally brilliant assistant from whose perspective the movie treads on.                     McGuigan's "Victor Frankenstein" is an action adventure thriller, with a scri

DEADLIEST ASSASSIN IN "HITMAN: AGENT 47"

GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SUPERHUMAN AND DEADLIEST ASSASSIN IN "HITMAN: AGENT 47"                   The highly stylized action-packed film "Hitman: Agent 47" starring Rupert Friend, Zachary Quinto and Hannah Ware re-envisioning of the franchise and re-introduces the barcode tattoed hero known only as 47 who is out to take down a large underground crime organization determined to crack their superhuman abilities for world domination.                   An iconic and unique character, Agent 47 (Friend) is genetically engineered for one purpose:   non-stop pursuit on his mission until the target is dead.   He is the culmination of decades of research – and forty-six earlier Agent clones -- endowing him with unprecedented strength, speed, stamina and intelligence.   An anti-hero who is a precise, untouchable and elegant killer, Agent 47 dons a very stylish black suit, red tie and is loaded with the most lethal weapons ever created.          

THE GIFT - PAYBACK TIME

Latest trailer link: https://youtu.be/89tlACchlhU PAYBACK TIME AGAINST THE BULLIES OF THE PAST IN "THE GIFT"                   The sins of the past is a couple's present nightmare in the psychological thriller "The Gift" starring Joel Edgerton which he also wrote and directed along with Jason Bateman and Rebecca Hall.    "The Gift" is produced by award-winning and blockbuster makers Rebecca Yeldham and Jason Blum who are also behind the worldwide success of films such as "The Kite Runner," "Whiplash," "Paranormal Activity," "The Purge," "Insidious," "Sinister" and "Ouija" franchises.                     "The Gift" poses the deadening question "What if someone you wronged long ago comes back to the present through a chance encounter? Such thought-provoking reality is astutely presented in "The Gift" where Simon (Bateman) and Robyn (Hall)

MEET THE MODERN-DAY "FANTASTIC FOUR" CAST

MEET THE MODERN-DAY "FANTASTIC FOUR" CAST                   In this year's highly anticipated superhero film, "Fantastic Four" from 20th Century Fox, acclaimed filmmaker Josh Trank (Chronicle) directs a stunningly talented young cast in a new imagining of the iconic superhero family.   Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell star as, respectively, Reed Richards, Johnny Storm, Sue Storm and Benjamin "Ben" Grimm.                   The filmmakers wanted an ensemble cast that would embody characters rooted in contemporary reality and social mores.   "We really wanted great and dramatic actors," producer/writer Simon Kinberg states.   "Actors who come from a more character-driven background. It's the way we approach the 'X-Men' movies."                   In the latest "Fantastic Four" reboot, following the accident that transforms them, the Four develop a unique bond