“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

“Patay na si Hesus” Filmmakers Talk About the Roadtrip Comedy Movie

No one gets crucified in the new satirical comedy “Patay na si Hesus.” Well, no one or nothing except Pinoy cinema’s tired cliches, our outdated biases, predictable expectations and actors’ over-the-top performances. The latter gets skewered by the cast’s purposely deadpan dialogue delivery – led by the effortless Jaclyn Jose – rendering punchlines funnier, the stabs more razor-sharp.  Did we mention that most of the … Continue reading “Patay na si Hesus” Filmmakers Talk About the Roadtrip Comedy Movie

“Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B” Review: Ryza Cenon Shines in Modern Manananggal Tale

ANG MANANANGGAL SA UNIT 23B (2016) Review Directed by Prime Cruz A Manananggal love story with a hugot is what it is advertised, but this isn’t your typical Manananggal love story, it doesn’t even go with your typical romance hugot movie. Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B changes the game, it offers more than just blood, than just romance, it offers the human side of a monster. And it’s a beautiful tragedy. Ryza … Continue reading “Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B” Review: Ryza Cenon Shines in Modern Manananggal Tale

Discounts & Promos for Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino this August

August will truly be an exciting month for lovers of Filipino films. Counting down days to the official screening of the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino films on August 16-22, 2017 in all theaters nationwide, the Film Development Council of the Philippines has announced more promos offered in the cinemas. As audiences will have their pick of twelve (12) equally stunning and quality Filipino films, cinemas will be … Continue reading Discounts & Promos for Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino this August

Road Trip Family Comedy “Patay na si Hesus” to be Distributed by Columbia Pictures

Columbia Pictures, distributor of blockbuster Hollywood movies, picks for distribution the Philippines comedy “Patay na si Hesus,” starring Cannes Film Festival 2016’s Best Actress (“Ma’ Rosa”) Jaclyn Jose. Home to blockbuster films such as “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” the Resident Evil franchise, and the James Bond movies “Spectre” and “Skyfall,” the Sony-owned company marks its return to local movie distribution with the crowd-pleasing motion picture produced by … Continue reading Road Trip Family Comedy “Patay na si Hesus” to be Distributed by Columbia Pictures

“Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B” Nationwide Release Has Changes & Additional Scenes

After its successful run at the QCinema International Film Festival, Prime Cruz’s Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B is finally getting its nationwide release. But what’s in it for those who have already seen it? According to producer Perci Intalan of The IdeaFirst Company, there are changes and additional scenes for the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino or the nationwide release of Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B, as this is a … Continue reading “Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B” Nationwide Release Has Changes & Additional Scenes

WATCH: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino Official Entry “Patay na si Hesus” Full Trailer

Just a month before its nationwide release through FDCP’s Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino, Jaclyn Jose starrer “Patay na se Hesus” released its full trailer. Watch the full trailer here: When Iyay (Jaclyn Kose) learns that Hesus, her ex-husband, has died, she gathers her children and tells them they are going on a road trip from Cebu City to Dumaguete. No ifs or buts about it: they are attending … Continue reading WATCH: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino Official Entry “Patay na si Hesus” Full Trailer

New Poster for “Star na si Van Damme Stallone” Released

Cine Filipino 2016 3rd Best Picture Star na Si Van Damme Stallone releases a new poster for its Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino release this August. Check out the brand new poster here: Based on real-life characters and events, this tale is about NADIA, a single mom from Bocaue, Bulacan, who goes through the trials and tribulations of raising VANVAN, a child with Down Syndrome. As a mother, one is … Continue reading New Poster for “Star na si Van Damme Stallone” Released

Dangerous Love Bites in the New Poster of “Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B”

QCinema 2016 official entry Ang Mananggal sa Unit 23B has released its latest poster for its Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino release with a tagline: True love can be dangerous. Check out the poster here: Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B is about a lonely woman with dark secrets who falls for a broken-hearted guy amidst mysterious murders in Cubao. Starring Ryza Cenon, Martin del Rosario with Cholo Barretto and Vangie … Continue reading Dangerous Love Bites in the New Poster of “Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B”

13 Reasons Why You Should Watch “Pamilya Ordinaryo”

If you have already watched this film last year either at CCP during Cinemalaya 2016 or during its cinema release around early September, congratulations! PamilyaOrdinaryo is definitely a must-watch! It has won numerous awards in Film Festivals in London, Italy, Japan, Poland, Vietnam, USA and Australia, and is now nominated in nine (9) categories at the Gawad Urian. You might want to watch it again, … Continue reading 13 Reasons Why You Should Watch “Pamilya Ordinaryo”