#MMFF2020: ‘Fan Girl’ Review

FAN GIRL (2020) ReviewWritten and directed by Antoinette Jadaone WHAT. A. RIDE. If someone tells me that Antoinette Jadaone is doing a movie about a fan girl starring Paulo Avelino and newcomer Charlie Dizon, this is not what I would expect. The film is deeply engrossing from start to finish, and not just because of …

Fate brings Adrian Lindayag & Keann Johnson together in “The Boy Foretold By The Stars”

Adrian Lindayag and Keann Johnson, two of the most talented rising stars in the country today, play the leads in the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2020 romantic comedy “The Boy Foretold By The Stars.” Adrian is a stage performer who was a mainstay of the iconic late night variety show “Walang Tulugan” hosted and …

WINNERS: Metro Manila Film Festival 2020

Here are the winners of the Metro Manila Film Festival 2020 Gabi ng Parangal: 3rd Best Float: Fan Girl2nd Best Float: Isa Pang BahaghariBest Float: Magikland Best Child Performer: Seiyo Masunaga, The Missing Best Sound: Vincent Villa, Fan GirlBest Musical Score: Emerzon Texon, MagiklandBest Original Theme Song: Ulan, The Boy Foretold by the Stars Best …

Christmas Just Got Better! Stream MMFF 2020 Entries on UPSTREAM Starting TODAY!

This Christmas, there’s no other place to be than home, literally and figuratively. Instead of feeling deflated that you are missing out on the usual stuff you love doing during the holiday season, why not look for ways to keep the festive spirit alive and kicking? One thing you can do is to bring the …

Maris Racal, Sanya Lopez, Zanjoe Marudo laud their MMFF movie ‘Isa Pang Bahaghari’

It’s not every day you get to work with the Superstar Nora Aunor and director Joel Lamangan in a film that also tackles socially relevant issues like the LGBTQIA+. And with the success of ‘Rainbow Sunset,’ the conversation of stories of the LGBTQIA+ members during their older years should continue. ‘Isa Pang Bahaghari’ tells the …

MMFF 2020 stars invite OFWs to watch this year’s films online

The Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) festival organizers held a “MMFF Zoom Roadshow” with Pinoy celebrities to invite Filipinos from all over the world to watch this year’s line-up of top calibre films.  Celebrities Zanjoe Marudo, Charlie Dizon, Keann Johnson, Andrew E, Ritz Azul, Senator Jinggoy Estrada, Julia Estrada, Fumiya and Yamyam kicked off the …

Why ‘Fan Girl’ is the MMFF Film Everyone’s Talking About

Fresh from glowing reviews from its Japan and Estonia premieres, the latest film from Antoinette Jadaone is about the fan girl in all of us- with brilliant performances from newcomer Charlie Dizon and Paulo Avelino, who’s playing as himself. If you had one night with your idol, are you ready for the most memorable day …

John Arcilla on Fr. Suarez’s Healing Power: “Totoong may miracle”

Included in the list of this year’s digital Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF 2020) entries is Suarez: The Healing Priest, biopic of the recently-departed Fr. Fernando Suarez. Before his untimely demise last February, the 53-year old priest was able to handpick award-winning actor John Arcilla for the title role. Suarez was also very much involved in the recording of the film’s theme song, “Yakapin …

Duterte invites Pinoys to watch MMFF movies online

President Rodrigo Duterte encourages Filipinos from all over the world to patronize locally produced films by supporting the 46th edition of the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) via UPSTREAM in partnership with GMovies, which will take place as scheduled this Christmas season.The MMFF opens on Christmas Day, December 25, 2020 until January 21, 2021.  “This …