Cinemalaya Short ‘Pugon’ director calls casting Soliman Cruz, Andrea del Rosario a blessing

Cinemalaya has been a platform for artists to show their talents and to be discovered by the mainstream media. Having a newbie star in the Cinemalaya 2021 Short Pugon, it makes one wonder how and why they got the part. “Audition. Bilang director kasi, kalahati ng trabaho mo tapos na after ng casting. And alam …

‘Show Me What You Got’ Review: A refreshing, immersive and unconventional love story

SHOW ME WHAT YOU GOT ReviewDirected by Svetlana Cvetko There’s nothing conventional about Svetlana Cvetko’s black and white romance drama. It isn’t a girl meets boy story, it isn’t about fighting for a relationship. It’s about a deeper meaning to having a connection, a deeper meaning to companionship, and that deeper understanding of having a …

‘A Girl + A Guy’: Relatable, fresh, unapologetic representation of relationships today

Erik Matti is one of those filmmakers who make controversial films, who makes movies worth talking about. So it’s interesting that he would go out of his comfort zone to direct a romantic comedy film about the young generation today – a story, from his words, he knows nothing about. It’s interesting to know what …

Horror classic ‘The Exorcist’ coming to Netflix

Get your horror socks on this July as one of the classics of the genre will stream on Netflix on July 1st. The film released in 1973, is an American supernatural horror film directed by William Friedkin and produced and written for the screen by William Peter Blatty, based on the 1971 novel of the same name by Blatty. The film stars Ellen …

Critically-acclaimed film ‘Bambanti’ to stream on Netflix

After six years, the critically-acclaimed film of Zig Dulay is finally coming to streaming service this 2021. Bambanti starring Alessandra de Rossi, Micko Laurente and Shamaine Buencamino will be streaming on Netflix starting July 1st. Check out the screenshot of the preview on the Netflix app below: Bambanti questions the prejudice of the rich towards …

Andrew Garfield stars in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s directorial debut film ‘Tick, Tick… Boom!’

Award-winning actor, singer, songwriter, rapper, director, producer, and playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda directs for the first time, Andrew Garfield in the film adaptation of ‘Tick, Tick… Boom!’ from Netflix. Watch the teaser below: About tick, tick…BOOM! Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda makes his feature directorial debut with tick, tick…BOOM!, an adaptation of the …

MMFF 2020 Best Film ‘Fan Girl’ coming to Netflix this June

After reigning the 2020 Metro Manila Film Festival at the box office and awards night, Antoinette Jadaone’s ‘Fan Girl’ will start streaming on Netflix on June 17 worldwide! Synopsis: College student Jane’s obsession with celebrity heartthrob Paulo Avelino – 1⁄2 of the country’s most popular love team – leads her to hide at the back …