Meet Sean De Guzman, The Acting Prince On The Rise

Who is he? That is the question on the lips of people this side of Tinsel Town after it was announced that a relative newcomer, Sean De Guzman bagged the lead role in Joel Lamangan’s “Anak ng Macho Dancer.” The film, produced by Godfather Productions is written by Henry King Quitain, a top notch screenplay …

‘Lingua Franca’ Review: Sensible and Sincere Transgender Journey

LINGUA FRANCA (2019) ReviewDirected by Isabel Sandoval She’s an OFW, she’s fighting for her work, she’s fighting for her identity, she’s fighting for herself. You may say that Isabel Sandoval’s Lingua Franca is an essential viewing. Not just because it’s a terrific drama but because of the issues and themes it addresses, through the journey …

TBA Studios Announces Acquisition of Acclaimed Festival Film ‘Lingua Franca’

Right on the heels of the ongoing back-to-back successes of its two digital series, “Small Talk” and “Taguan,” TBA Studios has just announced its acquisition of a new full-length feature, the internationally-acclaimed film “Lingua Franca.” A film festival favorite (an official selection in over 40 international film festivals including the Venice Film Festival where it …

Star Cinema, Cinema One to Release 15 Movies for Free via YouTube’s Super Stream

Filipino film fanatics will continue to enjoy binge-worthy entertainment this month as ABS-CBN showcases 15 movies for free, including flicks from Cinema One Originals and Star Cinema via YouTube Super Stream.  Until midnight of September 28, viewers can watch on Cinema One’s YouTube channel the Cinemalaya film “Ligo Na U, Lapit Na Me,” which sheds …

15 Filipino Movies Coming to Netflix this August and September

Manila, July 30, 2020 – Netflix is back with a brand new slate of 15 Filipino films coming on to the service starting this August, including Netflix Original Love The Way U Lie. Staying true to their commitment to bring more Filipino content to the service, Netflix is announcing new films from Viva Communications, Regal …

Cinema One Originals Favorites ‘Sila-Sila’ and ‘Metamorphosis’ to be Available on iWant this June

Happy Pride Month! In celebration of Pride Month, the most talked about and awarded films at last year’s Cinema One Originals also center on narratives about the LGBTIA+ community — “Sila-Sila” and “Metamorphosis” will be available to subscribers via pay-per-view for P30. Sila-Sila is said to be a ghosting story about a man whose breakups …

Streaming Giant Netflix is Building a Home for Pinoy Stories

Manila, May 25, 2020 – Netflix today announced a new slate of beloved and critically-acclaimed Pinoy films across a variety of genres – from horror, comedy, to critically-acclaimed drama. Partnering with leading production studios, including Viva, ERJ Found Films, Black Cap Pictures and Changhe Films, the latest lineup opens Netflix members to a world of …

Award Winning Filmmaker Jay Altarejos Finds Way to Help Movie Workers during ECQ thru ‘2076Kolektib’

The group of filmmakers, 2076Kolektib, headed by Jay Altarejos, is releasing a series entitled MGA YUGTO NG PAGKAMULAT which is inspired by their unreleased film WALANG KASARIAN ANG DIGMANG BAYAN and the 2014 Cinemalaya Best Film KASAL. The series follows PAOLO (Oliver Aquino) and how he tries to make peace with his past relationships with …

Cinemalaya 2019 Best Picture ‘John Denver Trending’ to Stream on iWant for Free

Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival 2019’s Best Picture, the critically-acclaimed and award-winning film ‘John Denver Trending’ is coming to the streaming site and app iWant for free this Saturday, April 25. JOHN DENVER TRENDING by Arden Rod Condez A 14-year-old farmboy’s life is suddenly upended when a video of him brutally attacking a classmate went viral. CAST Jansen Magpusao, Meryll …

Cinema One Originals 2020 Postponed, 16th Edition Extends Entry Deadline to June

Cinema One Originals puts off the film festival slated this year and extends deadline for the submission of script entries for its 16th run until June 1 (Monday), allowing more time for debuting filmmakers to craft fresh and fascinating narratives intended for the big screen.  “After careful deliberation, we have decided to postpone this year’s C1 …