If you’re looking for something good to watch, but don’t know where to start? How about checking out some local favorites that will not just entertain you but will also tickle your funny bone or make you grab the tissues by the time the end credits roll.
Never Not Love You
A chance meeting leads to passionate and romantic and reckless young love. Real life gets in the way as they are separated by their dreams and choices in life. Five years later, will they still feel the same about each other? James Reid and Nadine Lustre shine in this poignant story about finding (and holding on to) true love.
Meet Me In St. Gallen
An aspiring painter and a frustrated musician meet and become instant friends – but they decide to end their friendship and leave everything as it was – as complete strangers. What happens now when they meet again as two completely changed people? The film features Carlo Aquino and Bela Padilla.
In this classic Filipino movie, friendship know no bounds between these five teenage guys. In an age when life is more confusing than ever, they vow to uncover life’s mysteries and conquer the world – together. Their backgrounds are as disparate as their preferences, but they make it work. Witty, light-hearted coming-of-age movie about the joys and pains of growing up in these turbulent times.
Luck At First Sight
Joma Labayen (Jericho Rosales) believes that he needs to find a “life charm” to help him win the money he needs to pay his debts. The he meets Diane Dela Cruz (Bela Padilla), who seems to bring him luck when they are close to each other.
Bakit Lahat ng Gwapo May Boyfriend
Anne Curtis plays Kylie, a wedding planner, who has had a string of boyfriends who turned out to be gays including Benj (Paolo Ballesteros). Eventually, the two became bestfriends and business partners. When Diego (Dennis Trillo), Benj’s childhood friend, resurfaces and asks them to plan his wedding, Kylie sets out to prove that she’s right again–that Diego, is indeed another closet case. Will she succeed?
Can We Still Be Friends
Diego (Gerald Anderson) and Sam (Arci Munoz) are friends turned lovers turned exes. As the two face the dating world separately, they still check up on each other as “friends.” This turns into a competition on who will find a new relationship first. This movie tries to answer the age-old question – can exes really be friends?
Barcelona: A Love Untold
Ely is a young man who can’t get over a past love, and tried to build a life in Barcelona. One day, he meets Mia, a young woman also running away from a painful past in the Philippines and is trying her luck abroad. They meet. They fall in love. But can they overcome the hurt of the past to have a future together? This film is one of the most well-loved of the Kathniel movies.
Vince & Kath & James
Vince has a longtime crush on go-getter popular student Kath. Just when he’s about to confess his feelings for her, his best friend James begs him for help to woo Kat through text messaging, by pretending to be the fictional “Var.” Apparently, James has fallen in love with Kath, but he doesn’t know how to court her. This friendly rivalry turned love triangle could get interesting. The film stars Julia Barretto and Joshua Garcia.
Mark (Piolo Pascual) and Carmina (Toni Gonzaga) cross paths at the Jones Bridge, where they were ready to end their lives. Mark is a businessman who has lost the will to live while Carmina is a wide-eyed young girl who has given up on life. Mark is about to jump off the Jones Bridge when Carmina calls to him for help after failing at her own attempt to jump. They both end up helping each other think of other creative ways to die, but find themselves falling in love with each other instead. But have they let go of their initial plan. Will they hold each other’s hand until their last dying breath or will love restore their faith in life?
Sid & Aya (Not A Love Story)
Ths film follows the story of Sid, a successful stockbroker, who suffers from insomnia. He meets Aya, who he hires to keep him company during those long sleepless nights. Written and directed by Irene Villamor, this modern take on an almost love story stars Anne Curtis, Dingdong Dantes and Gabby Eigenmann.
Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BH1Iu6-nV0A
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