Watch this nostalgic tribute to ’80s teen movies + more things you might have missed today

Angelica Panganiban talks about piracy, Richard Gomez draws flak for pro-war statements, and more.

( Busy day, Spotters? We quickly recap 10 things you might have missed while you were off the radar.





1. Watch this nostalgic tribute to ’80s teen movies

Hey, did you know that The Breakfast Club is 30 years old this year? To pay homage to those nostalgic ’80s teen movies that still manage to resonate with new audiences, a YouTube user put together a tribute to ’80s teen films, including Sixteen Candles, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Risky Business, Dirty Dancing, Heathers, and much more. Sit back and reminisce.


2. Angelica Panganiban gets tagged in Instagram posts of people watching pirated copy of That Thing Called Tadhana

Mace would probably be uttering a litany of curses if this happened to her: actress Angelica Panganiban took to Twitter to express her grief over her "fans" tagging her on posts that show them watching her latest movie...illegally. Panganiban had earlier lamented over the fact that a copy of the film was uploaded on YouTube.



3. Richard Gomez draws flak for pro-war statements

"Give them war!" wrote the actor on Facebook, much to the disappointment of Mindanao peace advocates. Agakhan Sharief, chairman of the Bangsamoro National Movement for Peace and Development, said that no good would come from rallying hate against the Muslim community.


4. Hugh Grant tells everyone not to believe in romance perpetuated by cynical films made by Englishmen

If you’re still quoting Julia Roberts from Notting Hill, maybe it’s time to stop-William Thacker has spoken. In a recent segment on Bravo's Watch What Happens Live, the actor effectively dismissed all thoughts about him being a "polite English gentleman" and admitted to having "mega tantrums" about once a year. He also said that watching too many rom-coms will probably make you miserable.


5. Jared Leto reportedly trying to put on "a lot of weight" to play The Joker for Suicide Squad

It’s like 2007 all over again as Jared Leto prepares for his new role. You might recall his shirtlessness in Chapter 27 as Mark David Chapman. This time, Leto is gaining pounds to become a cuddlier version of the famous Batman villain, Joker.



6. Senator Trillanes filed a bill to add two months to the standard maternity leave

If passed, Senate Bill 2656 would amend Article 133 of Presidential Decree 422 to give new mothers 120 days of maternity leave. According to the explanatory note, the bill seeks to recognize the "vital function" of maternity and the importance of breastfeeding for the welfare of the infant.


7. P-Noy told slain SAF men's families what he knew of Mamasapano clash, says Palace

According to Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr., the President explained "what he knew" about the Mamasapano operation to families of the slain officers. "Nag-ukol ng panahon ang Pangulo upang pakinggan ang mga saloobin ng mga pamilya ng mga yumaong SAF 44, at sila naman ang nagpahiwatig ng kanilang saloobin," he explained.


There was reportedly "no heated exchange" between Aquino and the bereaved families during the seven-hour meeting on Wednesday.


8. Bam Aquino seeks medals of valor for Mamasapano SAF survivors


Senator Benigno "Bam" Aquino IV has filed Senate Resolution 118, which recommends the awarding of the Medal of Valor to the surviving and wounded SAF officers from the Mamasapano operation. The measure commends them "for their exemplary courage and heroism" and added that the bravery of the officers "only shows the quality of the country’s uniformed men in the service of the Filipino people."


9. Top 10 Roast Beef Dishes in Manila

Warning: This article will make your mouth water and potentially tempt you to break your diet. The Most Awesome Angus Beef Belly from H Cuisine is at No. 7. Can you guess which dish took top honors?


10. 10 Hugot Lines from Pinoy Movies

Here’s a list that you can dedicate to the people who broke your heart-from a Cherie Gil classic to Jennylyn Mercado’s tagos-sa-puso quip from English Only, Please.

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