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

“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’

Mysterious Women on the Verge in First Poster for “The Beguiled”

The teaser poster for director Sofia Coppola’s new suspense thriller The Beguiled starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kristen Dunst and Elle Fanning has just been launched by Universal Pictures, carrying the ominous tagline, “Innocent, Until Betrayed.” Check out the one-sheet art below and watch The Beguiled in Philippine cinemas this July 2017. The Beguiled is an atmospheric thriller from acclaimed writer/director Sofia Coppola (Lost in … Continue reading Mysterious Women on the Verge in First Poster for “The Beguiled”

Take an Inside Look at “The Mummy” in New Featurette

Universal Pictures has unveiled a behind-the-scenes featurette for the upcoming re-imagining of the classic monster tale, The Mummy, starring Tom Cruise. Check out “The Mummy: Inside Look Featurette”  and watch the film in Philippine cinemas on June 7, 2017. In The Mummy, thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella of Kingsman: The Secret Service and Star … Continue reading Take an Inside Look at “The Mummy” in New Featurette

“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

David Beckham Appears in a Cameo in New “King Arthur” Film

A scar-faced, broken-nosed David Beckham appears in a cameo in Warner Bros. Pictures’ King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, in Philippine cinemas May 17, 2017. The superstar ex-footballer plays one of King Vortigern’s (Jude Law) Blacklegs standing guard over the proceedings around the mystical, powerful sword Excalibur. While Beckham remains new to the world of acting, he humbly accepted the probability of criticism over his … Continue reading David Beckham Appears in a Cameo in New “King Arthur” Film

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