Friday, 30 August 2019

Jameson Blake, McCoy De Leon, Mark Oblea & Paulo Angeles Goes Wild For Their Film G!

Jean Garcia Goes Action For The Film Watch Me Kill

Inigo Pascual & Maris Racal Team Up for the Comedy Romance Film, I’m Ellenya L.

Monday, 26 August 2019

X Factor UK Finalist Maria Laroco Comes Home To Launched Her First Album

Sunday, 25 August 2019

Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2019 Official Entries

Cinemalaya 2020 Full Length Feature Official Finalists Unveiled


Saturday, 24 August 2019

Cuddle Weather - A story about love making minus the love part

Andrea Brillantes and Khalil Ramos Topbill "The Ghosting" - Solante Urban Legend

Friday, 23 August 2019

The Panti Sisters - A Family Comedy Film That Empowers LGBT

VIVA Films brings back old-school comedy in “Sanggano, Sanggago’t Sanggwapo”

Angel Has Fallen is Now Showing in PH Cinemas

SB19 Released Their Newest Single, "Go Up"

Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Movie Review: Just A Stranger

Just A Stranger revolves around a married woman who gets into an affair with a man half her age despite nagging conscience that one day they might pay for it.  Mae Pimentel (Curtis) is in her mid-30s. Though stricken with an illness called Fibromyalgia, Mae is not wanting in material things and can go on a leisure trip anywhere she wants. Her husband Phil (Edu Manzano), a businessman, doesn't seem to mind as he has very little  time for her. It is while vacationing in the flamboyant city of Lisbon, Portugal that this fashionable lady meets Jericho. 

Movie Review: Mina-Anud

The events in the film are based on real-life events that took place in 2009 in Eastern Samar, where bags of cocaine were washed up on the shores of a fishing village that turned the lives of the residents 180 degrees. Mina-Anud is about an impoverished community where the characters succumb to the temptations of money and material stuff through an illegal activity. It tells the story of people who resorted to illegal drug selling to earn instant cash and get a taste of luxuries of life, such as flat screen televisions, motorcycles, cars, and jewelries.

Sunday, 18 August 2019

Meet the Cast of Mga Batang Poz

Maris Racal Launched on Her First Lead Role Film - I'm Ellenya L

Maris Racal w/ writer of I'm Ellenya L - Flow

Saturday, 17 August 2019

Review: Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank 3: The Real Untold Story of Josephine Bracken

Review: Past, Present, Perfect?

PH Film 'Verdict' To Premiere in Toronto International Film Festival

A scene from "Verdict" by Raymund Ribay Gutierrez

Monday, 12 August 2019

Movie Review: Indak

INDAK is about a simple island girl named Jen (Nadine Lustre), who loves dancing, but never showed her true talent to anyone. Not until a video of her dancing went viral online and Vin (Sam Concepcion), leader of Indak Pinas invites her to come to Manila and join them. Not confident with her own talent, Jen hesitated to accept Vin’s invitation at first. But Vin finally convinces Jen when he mentioned that their group is going to compete at the World Dance Championship in South Korea, and that her presence in the group will have a great impact.

John Denver Trending is Named Best Film in Cinemalaya 2019

Movie Review: Still Human

A paralyzed and hopeless divorcé, Cheong-wing (Anthony Wong) is in need of a caretaker. He meets his new live-in Filipino domestic helper, Evelyn (Crisel Consunji), who has put her dream on hold to come to Hong Kong to earn a living. Living under the same roof, these two strangers develop an unlikely relationship. As they get to learn more about each other, they also rediscover themselves – Cheong- wing begins to reconnect with his estranged son; Evelyn reignites her dream of being a photographer. Together, they help each other through ups and downs, twists and turns, love and loss and experience the different seasons of life. Just when they think they have lost all hope, little do they know, life still has a lot to offer. 

Friday, 9 August 2019

My Verdict for Cinemalaya 2019 Film Festival

Movie Review: Shorts B - Cinemalaya 2019 Film Festival

Movie Review: Shorts A - Cinemalaya 2019 Film Festival

Thursday, 8 August 2019

Movie Review: Tabon

A man's belief in reality is tested when suspects are accused of a crime they say they did not commit.   The death of Amang Zaldy propels his only son Ian to journey back to his hometown with his wife Erika and step daughter Joy and discover the mystery that lurks behind his father's murder. With the help of the senior inspector, Ian is introduced to three suspects that claim different versions of truths.  Each vantage point leads to various revelations solving questions and uncertainties about his childhood.  

Movie Review: John Denver Trending

A teenage boy’s life is suddenly upended when a video of him brutally attacking a classmate goes viral    All John Denver Cabungcal, a Grade 8 student, wants is to do well in school and bring home good grades to his family. But one day, a classmate accuses him of stealing an iPad. After his classmate’s persistent allegation, John Denver snaps and assaults his accuser. Unluckily for him, someone records the incident and posts the video on social media. In just five days, this ordinary boy’s life is suddenly overturned. 

Movie Review: Malamaya

A pessimistic, uninspired middle-aged artist finds spark with a millennial amateur photographer who leads her on a road of creative and sexual awakening.  Nora Simeon, a 50-year-old, single visual artist, feels passe. As she recaptures her prime, she finds spark with Migs, an aspiring photographer who helps reignite her forgotten passions and elicits bursts of inspiration. As she embarks on a May-December love affair, Nora fails to notice how Migs invades her space and senses and, eventually, her art and body.

Movie Review: Iska

A loving but impoverished grandmother of an autistic child tragicomically loses everything and turns into someone society reckons her to be. Iska, a grandmother who wants to take her 10-year-old autistic grandson to a special needs orphanage, is deemed an unfit guardian by the media and the government. Despite dealing with life’s blows one after the other, she never loses her tenacity to survive.  

Wednesday, 7 August 2019

Movie Review: Children of the River

Phone calls shatter the blissful, simple life of four childhood friends.  Sworn to always look out for each other, Elias and his three best friends start each day with phone calls before heading out to a new adventure. But when Ted, an outsider, takes a vacation in their quaint village, it triggers a change within Elias. Distraught and confused, he seeks comfort among his friends until he gradually accepts the truth about his identity. All seems good and well until that dreaded day — and the news that came with it. 

Movie Review: Pandanggo Sa Hukay

A small-town midwife’s preparation for a job interview is disrupted by series of unfortunate turn of events.   Elena, a midwife and breadwinner, aims for better future for her family. On the eve of her application process and interview for a job in Saudi Arabia, Elena finds herself in an unfamiliar territory and dances her way out - the pandanggo way. Pandanggo sa Hukay is about a woman’s journey in balancing light and shadows in her life.

Movie Review: F#*@ Bois

Two friends desperately want to become famous actors but it seems the Universe has a different plan for their lives. Best buddies Ace and Miko are seasoned beauty pageant contenders. They live in a world where showing up in their bikini briefs is the easiest way to achieve fortune and celebrity status. But an ex-lover is threatening to expose them and shock their thousands of their followers in social media.

Tuesday, 6 August 2019

Movie Review: Edward

A public hospital serves as a witness to a young boy’s rite of passage when he is stuck to take care of his ailing father. Edward is stuck in a public hospital where he cares for his ailing father. Estranged from his father Mario and his half- brother Renato, Edward makes the hospital ward his own playground, unmindful of the hopelessness that surrounds him. His careless attitude changes when he meets and becomes enamored with Agnes, a young patient in the hospital. Finding refuge and comfort in each other, Edward and Agnes bond and connect.

Movie Review: ANI (The Harvest)

When his grandfather falls ill, an orphaned boy and his malfunctioning robot embark on a quest to look for magical grains that he believes can save the old man’s life.   Set in the year 2050 at the State of Bicol, Philippines, Mithi, an  orphaned boy, moves to a farm to live with his estranged grandfather, Mauricio. When the old man falls ill, and as the crops in their farm seem to fall ill with him, the boy embarks on a quest with his malfunctioning robot to search for magical grains that he believes can save the man’s life.

Movie Review: Belle Douleur

To find happiness, a woman breaks free from the confines that society puts on women. Liz, a 45-year-old, single clinical psychologist, finds herself alone and resigned to a solitary life after her parents who she spent her adult life looking after passed away. Through her friends’ advice, Liz begins downsizing her home and meets Josh, a young antique dealer who has has been living on his own for years after losing his father and grandfather, and without much memory of his mother.  With their loneliness drawing them together, Liz and Josh create a special bond.

Venice Int'l Film Festival Selects PH Film for Competition

Saturday, 3 August 2019

Movie Review: Ang Hupa

The film is set in the year 2034 AD.  Southeast Asia has been in the dark for the last three years, literally, because the sun hasn’t shone as a result of massive volcanic eruptions at the Celebes Sea in 2031.  Madmen control countries, communities, enclaves and bubble cities.  Cataclysmic epidemics razed over the continent.  Millions have died and millions have left. 

Friday, 2 August 2019

Cinemalaya Announces 2019 Jury Members, NETPAC Jurors