Kim Sae-ron and Nam Da-reum grow affections while fighting against evil spirits in iQiyi’s “The Great Shaman Ga Doo Shim”

iQiyi’s new K-drama series “The Great Shaman Ga Doo Shim” held an online press conference in Seoul on July 29th where it features two next-generation actors, Kim Sae Ron and Nam Da-reum,  who have been acting since their adolescent years. It’s the first time Nam Da-reum plays the leading character since he reaches adulthood. It’s also …

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 …

Digitally restored ‘Kung Mawawala Ka’ streams at Sagip Pelikula Fest on KTX

Movie aficionados will have a chance to revisit one of the ’90s award-winning movies as ABS-CBN Film Restoration delivers the restored version of Reyna Films’ 1993 family-drama hit “Kung Mawawala Ka Pa,” starring Christopher de Leon, Dawn Zulueta, and Amy Austria at the ongoing Sagip Pelikula Festival on KTX.    Directed by Jose Mari Avellana from …

‘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 …

‘Gameboys’ now an international co-production

At the height of the pandemic in 2020, GAMEBOYS, considered to be the Philippines first hit “Boys Love” series, premiered on YouTube, and proved so successful that by 2021, it was picked up by Netflix globally, aired on Philippine Television on GMA’s Heart of Asia channel and spawned “GAMEBOYS THE MOVIE” which is now showing …

“King Richard”: Film About the Father of Venus & Serena Williams Drops Trailer

Will Smith is “King Richard,” the new film based on the inspiring true story of the coach/mentor/father that brought the world Venus & Serena Williams.   Check out “King Richard’s” first official trailer below and watch the film in Philippine cinemas soon. About “King Richard” Based on the true story that will inspire the world, Warner …

‘Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha’ starring Shin Min-a and Kim Seon-ho to premiere this August on Netflix

SEOUL, JULY 21, 2021 – Netflix has confirmed August 28th, 2021 as the worldwide release date for new romance series Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha. The series, starring Shin Min-a and Kim Seon-ho, depicts lives and romantic stories in the seaside following a woman from the city and a man who is a professional at everything. The series is …

Lessons on saving up for a home from iQiyi’s romcom ‘Monthly Magazine Home’

iQiyi’s Korean rom com “Monthly Magazine Home” gives you the easy…and extreme lessons on owning a home. The iQiyi Original and exclusive series follows the lives of a team of editors working in Monthly Magazine Home owned by a real estate developer named Yoo Ja-sung (played by Kim Ji Suk), who used to be an …

4 Things We Learned from Watching UPSTREAM’s ‘A Girl and A Guy’

At first glance, it’s easy to mistake A Girl and A Guy as a typical coming-of-age romance film sprinkled with a few risque scenes for good measure. But digging deeper into UPSTREAM’s first original film in partnership with GMovies, important stories about relationships, career, growing up, and navigating life in the middle of a pandemic were also told. Young …

Digitally restored ‘Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo’ showing on KTX as part of Sagip Pelikula Festival

Laugh out loud to the grand and wacky wedding of 2006 as ABS-CBN Film Restoration presents the digitally restored and remastered version of Star Cinema’s romantic-comedy hit “Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo,” starring real-life partners Judy Ann Santos and Ryan Agoncillo, starting July 15 (Thursday) on the Sagip Pelikula Festival on KTX.ph.    With its original story written …