John Lloyd Cruz Makes a Comeback in Teaser Trailer for ‘Culion’

After two years of leaving showbiz, multi-awarded actor John Lloyd Cruz makes a comeback via the teaser trailer of the Ricky Lee-written historical drama movie Culion. The film, written by Ricky Lee, produced by Mark Shandii Bacolod for iOptions Ventures, cinematography by Neil Daza and directed by Alvin Yapan is a dream collaboration for the people in the …

Critically-Acclaimed Cinemalaya 2019 Movie ‘Edward’ Opens Nationwide October 2

VIVA Films will distribute nationwide one of Cinemalaya 2019’s critically-acclaimed films ‘Edward.’ Witness the coming-of-age story of a boy who has lived in a hospital his whole life to take care of his ailing father. Awarded as Cinemalaya’s Special Jury Award, Best Producation Design and Best Supporting Actress for Ella Cruz, #Edward opens in cinemas …

Exciting Films Revealed for QCinema’s Seventh Installment

International and local films that are must-sees, that thrill, raise awareness, or spur the imagination are to be screened in the 2019 version of the QCinema International Film Festival (QCinema) Considered as a flag-carrying international film festival in the country, QCinema will feature cinematic treasures from October 13 to 22, 2019 at the Gateway Mall, Ayala …

Getting A-List Actors in the Family Drama ‘Circa’

  Anita Linda, Jaclyn Jose, Ricky Davao, Gina Alajar, Laurice Guillien with the special participation of the late Eddie Garcia, writer and director Adolf Alix, Jr. gathered a plethora of award-winning actors for his family drama ‘Circa.’ But how did he get all these A-List actors from the Philippine entertainment industry? “I have worked with …

‘LSS’ The Movie: For the Dreamers & for the Lovers

One of my favorite musical movies is John Carney’s ‘Sing Street.’ It doesn’t have the Hollywood names to back it up but the film moved me because of its message about dreamers, about those who are talented but are surrounded by people and situations that make life and dreaming big difficult. But that didn’t stop …

Jean Garcia is a Cold-Blooded Killer in ‘Watch Me Kill’

“Ako po dito si Luciana, isa siyang contract killer. So ang trabaho niya po ay pumatay nang may bayad. Hindi siya pumapatay nang dahil gusto niya lang pumatay kundi bayaran siya, binabayaran siya para pumatay. Si Luciana po, ang kanyang character, siya po ay walang emosyon na tao. Hindi siya nakikisalamuha kahit kanino, wala siyang …

U.P. Cineastes’ Studio Celebrates its 35 Years of Fearless Filmmaking

DILIMAN, Quezon City, Sept. 01, 2019 – The UP Cineastes’ Studio, the premier student film organization in the country celebrates its 35th year of service to local film literacy and production with its theme: Fearless Filmmaking.   September is Cineastes’ Month. The U.P. Cineastes’ Studio offers you an exciting line-up of events in a month-long …

Two New HOOQ Originals Shine at the Recently Concluded Cinemalaya 2019

Manila, Philippines 11, August 2019 – HOOQ, Southeast Asia’s leading video-on-demand service delighted film fans and critics with two new acclaimed HOOQ Originals at the recently concluded 15th annual Cinemalaya Film Festival 2019 in Metro Manila, Philippines.   Jennifer Batty, Chief Content Officer, HOOQ said, “The Cinemalaya Film Festival has such a long, rich history …

Sunshine Cruz Relishes Cinemalaya Experience & CEB’s Grade B Rating of “Malamaya”

“Malamaya,” the sexy romantic film starring Sunshine Cruz as a strong-willed visual artist and Enzo Pineda as an aspiring photographer, received a grade of “B” from the Cinema Evaluation Board (CEB). “Malamaya” is currently showing in theaters nationwide. The film depicts the challenges of an artist as told through the complicated relationship of Sunshine and …