Universal Pictures Unveils “Dark Universe” For Its Classic Monsters Series of Films

Universal Pictures announced May 23 that its series of films reviving the studio’s classic monster characters for a new generation will be known as “Dark Universe.” The motion logo for the new initiative features a musical theme composed by Danny Elfman and will debut in theaters preceding The Mummy, which will be released in Philippine cinemas June 7. Watch the Dark Universe clip The announcement includes details … Continue reading Universal Pictures Unveils “Dark Universe” For Its Classic Monsters Series of Films

“The Mummy” Latest Trailer Heralds Beginning of Dark Universe

This June, it takes a monster to defeat another monster. Check out the new trailer of Universal Pictures’ epic action-adventure The Mummystarring Tom Cruise and witness the beginning of a dark universe. The Mummy rises in Philippine cinemas on June 7, 2017. Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella of Kingsman: The Secret Serviceand Star Trek … Continue reading “The Mummy” Latest Trailer Heralds Beginning of Dark Universe

“Alien: Covenant” Review: A Proper Pay Off to ‘Prometheus’

ALIEN: COVENANT (2017) Review Directed by Ridley Scott It’s been five years since the supposed to be Alien prequel Prometheus debuted in cinemas. It had received mix reviews but there’s no denying that Prometheus was one hell of a ride. Ridley Scott returns to the horror sci-fi adventure in Alien: Covenant, the much awaited real Alien prequel, as advertised. But honestly, I liked Prometheus more. The film is a proper pay off to its … Continue reading “Alien: Covenant” Review: A Proper Pay Off to ‘Prometheus’

“Bliss” Review: A Giant Leap for Philippine Cinema

BLISS (2017) Review Directed by Jerrold Tarog We mostly see romantic comedies, satirical comedies, drama films about infidelity and horror movies in the Philippines, that’s what the mass wants or they think they want because we’ve been obviously getting it more than we wanted. Then, TBA came. The studio that tries to bring the Filipino audiences rather different movies and took the necessary risks just … Continue reading “Bliss” Review: A Giant Leap for Philippine Cinema

A Terrifying Kind of Ever After in the Russian Horror Flick “The Bride”

A different kind of ever after is coming your way as SOLAR PICTURES brings you THE BRIDE. This horror flick tells the story of a small town girl named Nastya. Newly married, her husband Ivan drives her to his hometown to meet his family. Upon their arrival, Nastya feels she made the wrong decision as strange people surround her and starts witnessing bizarre and terrible … Continue reading A Terrifying Kind of Ever After in the Russian Horror Flick “The Bride”

Jerrold Tarog’s “Bliss” Promises to Shook the Audience & Push Cinematic Boundaries

Two years after the box-office and critical success of “Heneral Luna’’, director Jerrold Tarog is back with a shocking new film. The psychosexual thriller, “Bliss”, is Tarog’s tenth full-length film. And already, it’s becoming his most controversial project to date. “Bliss” tells the story of Jane Ciego (Iza Calzado). Jane entered showbiz at a young age. Though equally popular and successful, Jane, now in her … Continue reading Jerrold Tarog’s “Bliss” Promises to Shook the Audience & Push Cinematic Boundaries

Michael Fassbender Plays Two Synthetic Androids in “Alien: Covenant”

    Ridley Scott’s original “Alien” remains a standard bearer for the horror genre that morphed into a blockbuster iconic franchise among horror and sci-fi fans.   In Scott’s latest “Alien: Covenant” to hit Philippine cinemas this May 10, the Oscar®-nominated filmmaker sought to recapture the same foreboding atmosphere of constant danger and dread while also offering new insights that would add richness and depth to the larger … Continue reading Michael Fassbender Plays Two Synthetic Androids in “Alien: Covenant”

“Alien: Covenant” Gets R-13 Rating from the MTRCB

Like its predecessor Prometheus, Alien: Covenant got an R-13 rating from the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB). You may check the rating from the MTRCB website here: http://www.mtrcb.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/FOREIGN-FILMS-AS-OF-APR25.pdf This means only viewers who are 13 years old and above can be admitted. An “R–13” classification advises parents, supervising adults, or the would-be viewers themselves, that the film may contain any of the elements that may not … Continue reading “Alien: Covenant” Gets R-13 Rating from the MTRCB

The Conjuring Universe Expands With “The Nun” from James Wan

BURBANK, CA – May 3, 2017 – Filmmaker James Wan, director of the record-setting horror hits “The Conjuring” and “The Conjuring 2,” explores another dark corner of that universe with New Line Cinema’s “The Nun.” Helmed by award-winning director Corin Hardy (“The Hallow”), the new fright-fest has begun production on location in Romania. It will be produced by Wan through his Atomic Monster production company, … Continue reading The Conjuring Universe Expands With “The Nun” from James Wan

Ridley Scott Explores the Darkest Corners of the Universe in “Alien: Covenant”

The father of the iconic franchise “Alien” returns in the latest pulse-pounding instalment “Alien: Covenant” where he will take the audience in the darkest corners of the crew’s psyche in a new planet that stars an impressive cast – Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Guy Pearce and Danny McBride. If anyone knows how to terrify audiences with smart, sophisticated storytelling, it’s Scott. His original … Continue reading Ridley Scott Explores the Darkest Corners of the Universe in “Alien: Covenant”