A Creative New Era In Philippine Entertainment for The IdeaFirst Company

It’s a brave new world for Philippine entertainment.  With independent films becoming mainstream blockbusters and digital shows becoming talk-of-the-town hit programs, audiences are now clamoring for fresh and innovative content.  One Philippine company that’s poised to meet this challenge is The IdeaFirst Company of award-winning writer-director Jun Robles Lana and award-winning producer-director Perci Intalan. “Artists are now the stars of Philippine showbiz,” says Direk Perci.  … Continue reading A Creative New Era In Philippine Entertainment for The IdeaFirst Company

Two Orphan Girls at the Forefront of “Annabelle: Creation”

Two young ladies, Talitha Bateman and Lulu Wilson, play orphaned girls at the heart of the story of New Line Cinema’s horror-thriller Annabelle: Creation (in Philippine cinemas August 23). In the film, several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s … Continue reading Two Orphan Girls at the Forefront of “Annabelle: Creation”

Meet the Boy Crucial to the Battle for “The Dark Tower”

Between the battling forces of the gunslinger (Idris Elba) and the man in black (Matthew McConaughey) comes Jake (Tom Taylor), a young boy from our world who could tip the balance either way, in Columbia Pictures’ new action thriller The Dark Tower (in Philippine cinemas August 30, 2017). Fourteen-year-old Jake lives an ordinary life in New York City with his mother Laurie (Katheryn Winnick) and stepfather Lon (Nicholas … Continue reading Meet the Boy Crucial to the Battle for “The Dark Tower”

NOW SHOWING IN THE PHILIPPINES (August 23, 2017)

NOW SHOWING IN PHILIPPINE CINEMAS August 23, 2017 BUSHWICK: THE LAST MAN STANDING – Rated R-16 47 METERS DOWN – Rated PG THE EMOJI MOVIE – Rated PG ANNABELLE: CREATION – Rated R-13, Also in 4D WOKE UP LIKE THIS – Rated PG THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD – Rated R-16 MUMON: THE LAND OF STEALTH – Rated R-13, Exclusively at SM Cinemas CYBORG X – Rated R-16 STILL SHOWING 100 TULA PARA KAY … Continue reading NOW SHOWING IN THE PHILIPPINES (August 23, 2017)

A Story of Courage, Faith and the Will to Survive Unfolds in “9/11”

September 11 or 9/11 is a date that has become a reference point in American history. It is a moment by which our lives are divided into “before” and “after.” What we experienced and shared as a people on that fateful day has no equal in our past. Based on true events, 9/11 tells the story of five (5) people trapped in an elevator in … Continue reading A Story of Courage, Faith and the Will to Survive Unfolds in “9/11”

Tragedy, Despair Lead to Parents’ “Creation” of “Annabelle” in Thriller Sequel

In New Line Cinema’s Annabelle: Creation, the mysterious doll was created out of love—a father’s love for his daughter. As a result, the filmmakers centered the foundation of Annabelle’s sinister nature on the ultimate tragedy, the loss of a child, and just how far parents would go to assuage their grief. Director David Sandberg explains, “The Mullins are a family who went through a horrible experience, … Continue reading Tragedy, Despair Lead to Parents’ “Creation” of “Annabelle” in Thriller Sequel

Gerard Butler Starrer “A Family Man” to Screen Exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas

Action and blockbuster star Gerard Butler stars in his latest passion project “A Family Man” that tackles the under-explored world of corporate headhunting with characters confronting relatable and universal challenges: “the balance between work and family, husband and wife dynamics, the father and son relationship, losing a job and finding a job.” Opening exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas’ Trinoma and Greenbelt 1 screens starting August 23, … Continue reading Gerard Butler Starrer “A Family Man” to Screen Exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas

“Patay na si Hesus” Review: Unpretentious Road Trip Comedy

PATAY NA SI HESUS (2016) Review Directed by Victor Villanueva A guy with a down syndrome who dances to Britney Spears hits, a lesbian who is madly in love with his partner, a guy who has no ambitions and is satisfied with what he has which is nothing and a woman who just lost her ex-husband. Combine these characters into one family and add a … Continue reading “Patay na si Hesus” Review: Unpretentious Road Trip Comedy

Two New Posters for “Flatliners” Arrive Online

“Cross the line. Death will follow you back,” warn the two new posters for Columbia Pictures’ new suspense thriller Flatlinerswhich have just been released by the studio. Check out the one-sheets below and watch Flatliners in Philippine cinemas on October 29, 2017. Starring Ellen Page, Nina Dobrev, Diego Luna and James Norton, Flatliners tells of five medical students who embark on a daring and dangerous experiment to gain insight into the … Continue reading Two New Posters for “Flatliners” Arrive Online

“Star na Si Van Damme Stallone” Review: Spotlighting a Mother’s Love

STAR NA SI VAN DAMME STALLONE (2016) Review Directed by Randolph Longjas It’s always the filmmaker’s goal to create a story worth every audience’s time and money but to be affected by its story, by its characters is a rewarding experience. That’s what I got from watching Randolph Longjas’ Star na Si Van Damme Stallone. Watching the trailer, you’d expect a cutesy, feel-good family movie about … Continue reading “Star na Si Van Damme Stallone” Review: Spotlighting a Mother’s Love