Saturday, 30 July 2016

Movie Review: How To Be Yours

How To Be Yours is a story about two people who met and fell in love. NiƱo (Gerald Anderson), a sales agent who's bent on attaining stability and Anj (Bea Alonzo), a self-taught cook who dreams of working in a high-end restaurant someday.

But when love changes their goals, will their relationship survive the struggles? What if the reasons that made them fall in love are not the same reasons for them to go on anymore?

Friday, 29 July 2016

My Verdict for CineSB6 Independent Film Festival

Sunday, 24 July 2016

The life of St. Ignatius hits the big screen

Carlo Obispo's "1-2-3" Opens For Cinemalaya 2016

Saturday, 23 July 2016

Camp Sawi Official Trailer and Poster

Cinemalaya 2016: Break The Surface Screening Schedule

Cinemalaya 2016 Full Length Feature Official Entries

Cinemalaya 2016 Short Film Feature Official Entries

Thursday, 21 July 2016

ToFarm Film Festival 2016 List of Winners

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

CineSB6 Film Festival Launched

Monday, 18 July 2016

July 2016 Magazines

Sunday, 17 July 2016

Movie Review: Pitong Kabang Palay

On the rice fields of Isabela, the dela Cruz family lives a simple, frugal life, devoid of electricity or any luxury, making ends meet by planting rice and gathering what the season offers. The young Balong dreams of graduating and helping his parents, as he and his siblings witness the daily struggles theirparents experience. As his mother Deling and father Jaime try to find ways to feed the family while supporting their studies, Balong and his brother Lito try to compensate by studying hard and earning honors at school. Dreaming of a better life, Balong counts the sacks of rice they have left, the money they
need, and the little moments that led to an inevitable departure that will leave them all affected.

Movie Review: Kakampi

An ordinary taxi ride takes Jun, a young executive, into the unusual story of Ben, a 35 year-old taxi driver in Manila on how he became a lanzones farmer in Camiguin island, Mindanao. His story starts a few years back. Ben (30) is an arrogant sales executive who works for a cellphone seller in Manila. He come home to Camiguin Island, because he thought he’s going to inherit a large farmland which he plans to turn into a vacation resort. But it turns out the farmland was not as big as he imagined.

Movie Review: Pilapil

They have different paths to take. A man wants to escape the farm life to seek greener pastures, while a young boy considers it his paradise. In one stroke of fate, their lives cross. Will the man learn from the boy that he need not to go anywhere else? That it is his heart that needs to be cultivated just so he would go back to his roots? Will he, like the boy, love the farm and see it as the paradise that it is?

Saturday, 16 July 2016

How To Be Yours Teaser Trailer and Poster

That Thing Called Tanga Na Trailer and Poster

Friday, 15 July 2016

Movie Review: Imagine You and Me

Imagine You and Me follows Gara and Andrew as they cross paths in Italy.

Movie Review: Free Range

Chito is the son of the owners of a lodge in Coron, Palawan. Because of a shortage in eggs in the town, he gets encouraged to go into growing organic chickens. He undergoes trainings and situates the farm in a property owned by his father. Just when the business is about to take off, Chito's father suffers a stroke. Chito is unable to be beside him right away as a storm hits Coron. Some of the bookings they have at the lodge are cancelled, and 200 out of the 500 chickens they have at the farm are dead.

Thursday, 14 July 2016

Movie Review: Dukot

Dukot is about a teenage boy Carlo who is kidnapped and locked up in a remote barrio, he desperately looks for ways to escape while his father Charlie tries to put up the ransom money to get him back. Carlo loses hope and any chance of freedom when the elite police force tasked to rescue him loses its lead in a botched ransom payoff and the ruthless gang of criminals decides it's time to kill him. His only way out is to fight his way out or die trying to escape.

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

ToFarm Film Festival 2016 Screening Schedule

Kusina Trailer - Cinemalaya 2016 Full Length Feature

Movie Review: Memory Channel

Memory Channel is an edgy film that tackles anxiety/ panic attacks triggered by retrograde amnesia in a person desperately seeking and rebuilding a distorted past. He realizes in the end that his future cannot and must not be defined solely by his past. His present is as relevant as his past to his future.

Monday, 11 July 2016

Movie Review: Iadya Mo Kami

Father Greg, a diocesan priest, is reassigned to a parish up in the mountains. His relationship with a young woman named Carla, has produced a child. He meets the parish priest, Father Alejo, an old friend who is addicted to drinking. During a healing Mass, Father Greg is introduced to the town's powerful couple, Julian and Millett who strike a friendship with the new priest. One night, Father Greg discovers the lifeless body of Julian in the church premises. He embarks on a mission to help solve the crime, a mission which leads him to the discovery of his own personal salvation.

Saturday, 9 July 2016

Movie Review: I Love You To Death

A young woman makes a birthday wish to find a man to love her. The wish comes true, but with strange, unexpected consequences. 

Friday, 8 July 2016

5 Hollywood Films That We Can't Wait For in 2017

12th Cinemalaya Film Festival Runs From Aug 5 - 14 2016; Expands To Nuvali, Sta. Rosa and Cebu

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Movie Review: Ma' Rosa

Ma’ Rosa has four children. She owns a small convenient store in a poor neighborhood of Manila where everybody
likes her. To make ends meet, Rosa and her husband, Nestor, resell small amounts of narcotics on the side. One day, they get arrested. Rosa’s children are ready to do anything to buy their parents’ freedom from the corrupt

How To Be Yours Teaser

Movie Review: Ringgo The Dog Shooter

This is a story of the journey of  3 souls heading towards healing and redemption. RINGGO (Sandino Martin) is a 16-year old boy who works as a dog-shooter (the one who assists in mating the dogs with breed -- he will see to it that the private parts of the stud and bitch will be locked during the mating and no sperm will be put to waste in the process). 

Ringgo works for BONG, (Janice De Belen) a 40-year old lesbian who is a breeder of dogs. One of Bong’s dogs is Inca, who is a troubled Doberman. Things will get complicated when Ringgo, Inca and Bong developed a relationship as if they were really mother and child, and get entangled in each other’s personal issues and becomes each other’s protector and defender. 

The one that ties the three of them is that invisible umbilical cord... the cord of love and sacrifice.

Monday, 4 July 2016

World Premieres Film Festival 2016 List of Winners

Friday, 1 July 2016

Movie Review: The Achy Breaky Hearts

Chinggay (Jodi Sta. Maria), a jewelry shop manager, is one of the single women in their 30’s who feels the pressure to find love. She goes out on dates with men but none of them seem to make the cut. You may blame her high standards but the pain from her previous relationship could also be affecting her judgment on men. Now, her love life is suffering a drought for seven years. Everything changes when suddenly, two men are interested to be with her. Ryan (Ian Veneracion) bought an engagement ring from Chinggay only to be rejected by his girlfriend. Chinggay helps Ryan to get back with his girlfriend but they end up losing the ring and becoming good friends. On the other hand, Chinggay’s ex-boyfriend Frank (Richard Yap) is persistent to redeem himself and to prove that he deserves a second chance with Chinggay. Chinggay finds herself torn between two kinds of love. Will she choose one over the other? Or will she realize that the love that she needs won’t come from either?

Dukot Trailer and Poster

Imagine You and Me Poster and Trailer

Ma' Rosa Opens In Cinemas July 6