Journey of A Teen Bully in Acclaimed Manga & Box-Office Hit “A Silent Voice”

 “A Silent Voice”  (Koe no Katachi) is based on the highly regarded, award-winning Manga by Yoshitoki Oima, the film was made by Kyoto Animation and directed by Naoko Yamada.                 A coming-of-age story, “A Silent Voice,” is a manga about a deaf high school girl, the boy who bullies her and his attempt at reconciliation.  …

“2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten” Review: Raw, Dark and Twisted

2 COOL 2 BE 4GOTTEN (2016) Review Directed by Petersen Vargas A film that is packaged as a coming-of-age gay film, you wouldn’t expect it to go intense, dark and twisted. So, how would you tell a coming-of-age story? Go deeply personal, that’s how director Petersen Vargas wants to tell the story of Felix Salonga, played …

Young Adult Novel “Before I Fall” Turned Motion Picture

 Sam seemed to have everything a teenage girl could want: popularity, a hot boyfriend, cool status, fun friends, loving family and seeming happiness.  But beyond the superficial, Sam’s life wasn’t so charmed. She was one of a clique of high school mean girls who made life hellish for those different from them.  When she’s killed …

Regal’s ‘Shake, Rattle & Roll’ Gives Way To ‘Haunted Mansion’

REGAL ENTERTAINMENT’s highly successful Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) horror trilogy franchise, Shake, Rattle & Roll gives way this year to an even hair-raising, sine-chilling, bloodier, horrifying theater experience as the mother and daughter tandem of Lily Monteverde field Haunted Mansion right on Christmas Day. Directed by multi-awarded Jun Lana, Haunted Mansion features three of today’s freshest and …

‘Haunted Mansion,’ A Strong Contender for Best Picture, Janella Salvador, A Shoo-In for Best Actress

Multi-awarded director Jun Lana made sure that Regal Entertainment’s Metro Manila Film Festival entry, ‘Haunted Mansion,’ is tops not just in the technical aspect but in the acting department as well. This year’s biggest horror movie topbills Janella Salvador, Marlo Mortel and Jerome Ponce with senior actors Iza Calzado, Dominic Ochoa and Janice De Belen. …

Know the ‘Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse’ in these Hilarious New Clips

As the Philippine opening of Paramount Pictures’s “Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse” looms, the studio has now released two new clips from the teen-oriented horror comedy for fans to enjoy. Watch the clip titled “How to Build a Campfire” and a trailer cutdown Packed with blood-soaked gags and inappropriate humor, “Scouts Guide” is said …

Young Women Express Themselves, Conquer Hearts in ‘Jem and the Holograms’

As a small-town girl catapults from underground video sensation to global superstar, she and her band of sisters begin a one-in-a-million journey of discovering that some talents are too special to keep hidden. In Universal Pictures’ “Jem and the Holograms,” four aspiring musicians will take the world by storm when they see that the key …