First Look at “Heneral Luna” Sequel “Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral” Released

From the makers of the critically acclaimed and one of the most successful independently produced film Heneral Luna comes the highly anticipated follow up “Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral.” Watch the teaser trailer released by TBA Studios here: First released along with the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilino entry Birdshot, the official teaser trailer is now available online. Paulo Avelino leads the returning cast members including Epy Quizon, Art Acuña, Benjamin Alves, … Continue reading First Look at “Heneral Luna” Sequel “Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral” Released

Cine Lokal Screens Real Florido’s Charming Love Story “1st Ko si 3rd”

After the very much successful Pista ng Pilekulang Pilipino, the Film Development Council of the Philippines through CINELOKAL presents another must-watched original Filipino movie, the award winning film 1ST KO SI 3RD  (Third is My First) on September 1-7 in select SM Cinemas in Mall of Asia, Megamall, North Edsa, Fairview, Southmall, Bacoor, Iloilo and Cebu. Produced by Firestarters Productions, 1st Ko Si 3rd is a tale about a woman who … Continue reading Cine Lokal Screens Real Florido’s Charming Love Story “1st Ko si 3rd”

“Love You to the Stars and Back” Review: An Emotional Romance Road Trip Movie

LOVE YOU TO THE STARS AND BACK (2017) Review Directed by Antoinette Jadaone After their successful debut film as a love team in Vince and Kath and James, Joshua Garcia and Julia Barretto prove they have more to offer in their latest film Love You to the Stars and Back. The film plays like what most of us call destiny. Mika (Julia Barretto) who wants to be … Continue reading “Love You to the Stars and Back” Review: An Emotional Romance Road Trip Movie

#PPP2017 Critics’ Choice “Birdshot” Extended at Cinema ’76 & Select Cinemas

Those who missed the critically-acclaimed film “Birdshot” during its initial run at the recently concluded Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP) will still have a chance to see the much lauded film through its extended run in select cinemas. Cinema ’76, the trendsetting micro-cinema in San Juan, is playing “Birdshot” with several prime screenings through out the week. Mall-goers can catch “Birdshot” in Gateway Cinemas and … Continue reading #PPP2017 Critics’ Choice “Birdshot” Extended at Cinema ’76 & Select Cinemas

Sari Dalena & Keith Sicat Join the 2nd Philippine Cinema Sessions

Next speakers announced are Sari Dalena (Dahling Nick) and Keith Sicat (The Guerilla is a Poet) for Yabang Pinoy’s 2nd Philippine Cinema Sessions. Filmmaking is the ultimate form of storytelling. It makes use of almost all artistic elements — music, design, photography, performance. How does a filmmaker balance these? And where does commerce come into consideration? Let the tandem filmmakers Sari Dalena (Director, “Ang Kababaihan ng Malolos” … Continue reading Sari Dalena & Keith Sicat Join the 2nd Philippine Cinema Sessions

Meet the Cast of MMFF 2017 Entry “Meant to Beh” Led by Vic Sotto

OctoArts Films, M-Zet Productions and APT Entertainment is back in the Metro Manila Film Festival this year with Meant to Beh, formerly titled Love Traps #FamilyGoals. Starring of course Vic Sotto with Dawn Zulueta, reuniting them 30 years after working together in Okay Ka, Fairy Ko! in 1987. Other cast has been revealed at the first press conference: Andrea Torres, Daniel Matsunaga, Gabbi Garcia, JC Santos and Baeby … Continue reading Meet the Cast of MMFF 2017 Entry “Meant to Beh” Led by Vic Sotto

“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

#CineFilipino2018 Full Length Entries Revealed

August 17, 2017, the official entries for the 3rd edition of the CineFilipino Film Festival has been announced. Check out the eight (8) official entries and their synopsis: Delia & Sammy by Therese Cayaba “An ill-tempered old actress Delia, has to find family to leave her equally difficult husband with before she dies, forcing themselves back into the lives of people they’ve hurt, estranged and … Continue reading #CineFilipino2018 Full Length Entries Revealed

GUIDE: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2017

Hopefully an annual event, spearheaded by the Film Development Council of the Philippines in celebration of Buwan ng Wika, a celebration for Philippine cinemas as well is the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino. The said festival will run from August 16 to 22 in cinemas nationwide. Here are the 12 entries and what you need to know about it: 1. 100 TULA PARA KAY STELLA Written and directed by … Continue reading GUIDE: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2017