The Losers’ Club Wages War Against “IT”

The septet of middle schoolers who call themselves the Losers’ Club are the heart and soul of New Line Cinema’s critically acclaimed horror-thriller IT (in Philippine cinemas Sept. 7). Watch the IT featurette Face Your Fears: Directed by Andy Muschietti (Mama), IT is based on the hugely popular Stephen King novel of the same name, which has been terrifying readers for decades. Individually, the adolescents that comprise the Losers’ Club are ill-equipped … Continue reading The Losers’ Club Wages War Against “IT”

Bill Skarsgard as Predator Clown Pennywise in “IT”

The filmmakers of New Line Cinema’s horror-thriller IT knew the actor cast as the predator Pennywise would have a significant impact on virtually every aspect of the film. The enigmatically short title refers to the story’s central villain, an ancient shapeshifter that takes the form of its victims’ deepest fears and comes out of hibernation every 27 years to feed on the most vulnerable residents of Derry, … Continue reading Bill Skarsgard as Predator Clown Pennywise in “IT”

“Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B” Review: Ryza Cenon Shines in Modern Manananggal Tale

ANG MANANANGGAL SA UNIT 23B (2016) Review Directed by Prime Cruz A Manananggal love story with a hugot is what it is advertised, but this isn’t your typical Manananggal love story, it doesn’t even go with your typical romance hugot movie. Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B changes the game, it offers more than just blood, than just romance, it offers the human side of a monster. And it’s a beautiful tragedy. Ryza … Continue reading “Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B” Review: Ryza Cenon Shines in Modern Manananggal Tale

“Pacific Rim: Uprising” Recruits Pilots for Jaegers in New Commercial

What is a Jaeger? It’s you, times a thousand. Now accepting pilot applications in the newly released commercial for Universal Pictures’ upcoming epic action-adventure Pacific Rim: Uprising. Check out the commercial below and watch Pacific Rim: Uprising in Philippine cinemas February 2018. In Pacific Rim: Uprising, it’s been ten years since The Battle of the Breach and the oceans are still, but restless. Vindicated by the victory … Continue reading “Pacific Rim: Uprising” Recruits Pilots for Jaegers in New Commercial

“Pacific Rim: Uprising” Teaser Trailer Released

A follow-up to Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 hit film, Pacific Rim: Uprising just released its teaser trailer for the San Diego Comic Convention. Check out the teaser trailer here:  John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Scott Eastwood (The Fate of the Furious), Cailee Spaeny and Jing Tian, with Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day and Burn Gorman returning in their roles from the original film. Steven S. DeKnight is now in charge of directing … Continue reading “Pacific Rim: Uprising” Teaser Trailer Released

“Kingsman’s” Sofia Boutella Resurrects “The Mummy”

The breakout star of Kingsman: The Secret Service and Star Trek Beyond, Algerian actress Sofia Boutella the titular character of Ahmanet, in Universal Pictures’ new action-adventure, The Mummy (now playing in Philippine cinemas). Centuries ago, Ahmanet was raised as a fearless warrior and heir to her father’s throne. She was destined to be the first female pharaoh, but when the king finally fathered a son, Ahmanet was cast aside. Driven … Continue reading “Kingsman’s” Sofia Boutella Resurrects “The Mummy”

Tom Cruise Leads the Cinematic Re-invention of “The Mummy”

Global superstar Tom Cruise headlines a spectacular, all-new cinematic version of the legend that has fascinated cultures all over the world since the dawn of civilization: The Mummy (in Philippine cinemas on June 7, 2017). Cruise plays Nick Morton, a soldier of fortune who plunders conflict sites for timeless artifacts…ones he sells to the highest bidder. When Nick and his No. 2 are attacked by insurgents in the … Continue reading Tom Cruise Leads the Cinematic Re-invention of “The Mummy”

“The Mummy” Boasts of Weightless Stunts in Zero G

All hell breaks loose when Egyptian princess Ahmanet’s sarcophagus is being flown from Iraq to London and ravens begin to crash thru the cockpit window, in Universal Pictures’ The Mummy (in Philippine cinemas on June 7. 2017). As one might imagine, things go downhill from there…and the plane begins to dive. Director Alex Kurtzman and lead actor Tom Cruise were vocal from the jump with special effects department head … Continue reading “The Mummy” Boasts of Weightless Stunts in Zero G

The Undead and Her Prey: Meet “The Mummy” Characters

A badass female mummy, a down-on-his-his-luck soldier of fortune and and engimatic doctor lead the mysterious characters in Universal Pictures’ new action-adventure The Mummy (in Philippine cinemas on June 7. 2017). Nick Morton (Tom Cruise) is a soldier of fortune who plunders conflict sites for timeless artifacts…ones he sells to the highest bidder. When Nick and his No. 2 (Chris Vail) are attacked by insurgents in the Middle East, … Continue reading The Undead and Her Prey: Meet “The Mummy” Characters

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