John Arcilla on Fr. Suarez’s Healing Power: “Totoong may miracle”

Included in the list of this year’s digital Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF 2020) entries is Suarez: The Healing Priest, biopic of the recently-departed Fr. Fernando Suarez. Before his untimely demise last February, the 53-year old priest was able to handpick award-winning actor John Arcilla for the title role. Suarez was also very much involved in the recording of the film’s theme song, “Yakapin …

‘Breakthrough’ is Latest Testament of Mother’s Love & the Power of Prayer

The adage “love and prayers can move mountains” once again proves true in the upcoming “Breakthrough” faith-based movie which is also based true events. Considered by its filmmakers a “modern-day resurrection story”, “Breakthrough” puts the power of prayer and a mother’s undying love for her son at the core of the movie when a boy …

Faith-Based Movie ‘Breakthrough’ Opens Before Holy Week

An extraordinary and timely feature before Easter from 20th Century Fox, “Breakthrough” is based on the inspirational true story of one mother’s unfaltering love in the face of impossible odds in recent history.  When Joyce Smith’s adopted son John falls through an icy Missouri lake, all hope seems lost. But as John lies lifeless, Joyce refuses …

Witness the Power of Faith in “Paul, Apostle of Christ” Exclusively in SM Cinema

This Lenten season, witness the all-too-real story of “Paul, Apostle of Christ,” at SM Cinema. Purveyed in the perspective of the Apostle Luke, the film depicts Paul in the midst of a brutal Roman campaign against religion, persecuting all those who share the faith and preach the word of the Lord through the most gruesome …

Discover the Gospel According to “Mary Magdalene”

Universal Pictures’ new Biblical drama Mary Magdalene brings a unique and fascinating character to the fore and places her at the heart of the greatest origin story ever told. In Philippine cinemas March 21, Mary Magdalene is directed by Garth Davis (Lion) and stars Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and Joaquin Phoenix (Inherent Vice). Set in the …

Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi Cast as Mary, Joseph in “The Star”

Two of today’s most talented actors – Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin) and Zachary Levi (DC’s upcoming Shazam!) – are cast as the voices of Mary and Joseph in Sony Pictures Animation’s The Star, a family film about the events leading up to the very first Christmas. Watch the The Star featurette on Levi and Rodriguez: In …

Investigating Christianity’s Claims about Jesus in “The Case for Christ” Movie

In the early 1980s, Lee Strobel, an atheist and legal editor of the Chicago Tribune, decided to investigate the facts surrounding the case of Christianity – largely to discredit the faith of his wife who was converted. He interviewed biblical scholars, medical doctors and psychologists; read history, philosophy and apologetics; studied archeology and ancient literature; …

Mel Gibson Guns for Oscar Best Director Prize with “Hacksaw Ridge”

With films that span from the classic, Oscar Best Picture-winning Braveheart to The Patriot, We Were Soldiers, The Passion of the Christ and his most recently directed film, the Mayan civilization epic Apocalypto, Mel Gibson has become known for meshing big themes with atmospheric style that takes audiences into revealing worlds. Now, Mel Gibson’s re-creates …

Academy Award Winner Octavia Spencer in ‘Papa’ in Faith-Based Movie “The Shack”

Based on the New York Times best-selling novel, “The Shack” takes us on a father’s uplifting spiritual journey. After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips (Sam Worthington) spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack …