“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

“100 Tula Para Kay Stella” Poster Released

Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino official entry “100 Tula Para kay Stella” just released its official poster. The film directed by Jason Paul Laxamana (Instalado, The Third Party) stars Bela Padilla as Stella and JC Santos as Fidel. Check out the poster below. “100 Tula Para Kay Stella” opens in Philippine cinemas nationwide August 16 from VIVA Films. Continue reading “100 Tula Para Kay Stella” Poster Released

#ToFarmFilmFestival2017 Reviews: High Tide, Instalado, What Home Feels Like

Started July 12 at SM Megamall, SM Manila, Gateway Cineplex, Robinsons Galleria and Greenbelt 1, the ToFarm Film Festival 2017 aims to uplift the farmers as well as its professional development. It is most worthy and significant since this is the only film festival that showcases the lives, journeys, aspirations, trials and tribulations – failures and successes of the farmers and other stewards of agriculture. The … Continue reading #ToFarmFilmFestival2017 Reviews: High Tide, Instalado, What Home Feels Like

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

FDCP Announces Student Rates, More Promos for Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino

As if audiences need more reason to watch the films of the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP), the Film Development Council of the Philippines has recently announced that cinemas nationwide will be offering student rates during the event, One Hundred Fifty Pesos (P 150) for students in Metro Manila, and One Hundred Pesos (P 100) for students in provinces outside Metro Manila. This is on top … Continue reading FDCP Announces Student Rates, More Promos for Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino

“Jay,” “Thy Womb,” “Ang Babaeng Humayo” To be Screened at The Venice Film Festival in Manila

Finally, the famous “Venice Film Festival” of La Biennale di Venezia is coming to the Philippines, a ‘premiere’ for the whole ASEAN region. The event – organized in the framework of the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Italy and the Philippines – will take place on July 26 to 31 and will be appropriately hosted in the Venice Grand Canal Mall at … Continue reading “Jay,” “Thy Womb,” “Ang Babaeng Humayo” To be Screened at The Venice Film Festival in Manila

Full List: Winners of the 2nd ToFarm Film Festival

Sunday, July 16, 2017. The stars and guests the second ToFarm Film Festival gathered to recognize the talents of the people behind the six feature film entries in the awards night. The event was hosted by real life couple Carla Abellana and Tom Rodriguez. Here are the winners: Best Supporting Actor: Francis Magundayao for Instalado Best Supporting Actress: Barbara Miguel for Instalado Best Sound and Music: … Continue reading Full List: Winners of the 2nd ToFarm Film Festival

Poetry, Music and Romance in “100 Tula Para kay Stella” Full Trailer

Starring Bela Padilla and JC Santos, directed by Jason Paul Laxamana (Magkakabaung, The Third Party) comes a new romance movie about poetry, music and your first love in 100 Tula Para kay Stella. Check out the full trailer here: Throughout his four years in college, Fidel, a stuttering student, tries to finish 100 poems dedicated to Stella, an aspiring but frustrated rock star, to win her … Continue reading Poetry, Music and Romance in “100 Tula Para kay Stella” Full Trailer

Ilonggo Film “High Tide” Tackles Climate Change

As part of the 2nd TOFARM Film Festival’s line-up, HIGH TIDE, a film written and directed by award-winning film editor Tara Illenberger, will be screened at select cinemas from July 12 – 28. HIGH TIDE is a drama-adventure film about how the rising sea level and erratic tide schedule affects the people residing near the coastal, whose livelihood depends on it. This is a story … Continue reading Ilonggo Film “High Tide” Tackles Climate Change

“What Home Feels Like” is Close to the Heart of First Time Director Joseph Abello

An OFW story is not new to Philippine cinema, but there’ll always be something in it that the Filipino audience will come to see. Joseph Abello’s first film What Home Feels Like will take us to the intimate life of Antonio (Bembol Roco), who goes home from his work as a seaman and stays with his family longer than the usual. But how did the story … Continue reading “What Home Feels Like” is Close to the Heart of First Time Director Joseph Abello