“American Made” Featurette Shows Cruise Land Plane on His Own

Tom Cruise seems to outdo himself stunt-wise with every movie, but his latest for the drug cartel thriller American Made is simply off the charts. In American Made‘s recently released `Crash Featurette’  Cruise lands a light plane full of cocaine – all by himself — in the middle of a street in Atlanta. Cruise has been known to insist in doing even the riskiest stunts himself, in order … Continue reading “American Made” Featurette Shows Cruise Land Plane on His Own

Tom Cruise Exploits the American Dream in “American Made”

Smuggler. Informant. Patriot. Barry Seal has gone from a well-respected TWA pilot to a key figure in one of the greatest scandals in modern U.S. history. What started out as transporting contraband would lead to Barry’s help in building an army and funding a war. Tom Cruise plays the real-life Barry Seal in Universal Pictures’ American Made, in Philippine cinemas September 13. Watch the American Made featurette Who is … Continue reading Tom Cruise Exploits the American Dream in “American Made”

“American Made” Review: The Tom Cruise We Want

AMERICAN MADE (2017) Review Directed by Doug Liman Tom Cruise and Doug Liman reunite in a film based on a true story about airplanes, drugs and the government. The film tells the messy life of Barry Seals, leaving his decent but boring job flying planes to transport people to flying planes for the CIA. It’s a man thing to provide better for his family and … Continue reading “American Made” Review: The Tom Cruise We Want

Domhnall Gleeson, from “The Force Awakens” to “American Made”

Popularly known as General Hux in Star Wars: The Force Awakens – a character he will reprise in the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Domhnall Gleeson is an Irish actor proving to be one of Hollywood’s most versatile talents—working across a number of diverse roles. Now, Domhnall (pronounced as Donal) Gleeson stars opposite Tom Cruise in Universal Pictures’ American Made (in Philippine cinemas September 13). Watch the new American Made … Continue reading Domhnall Gleeson, from “The Force Awakens” to “American Made”

An Internal Perspective of the World Trade Center Disaster in the “9/11” Movie

“We want to tell a story about five people from different backgrounds, from different places that comes in to tell the story of their survival,” says 9/11 star Olga Fonda. She plays Tina, one of the five who is trapped inside the elevator of the World Trade Center during the September 11, 2001 attacks. Numerous books, documentaries, and other forms of media have already been … Continue reading An Internal Perspective of the World Trade Center Disaster in the “9/11” Movie

Kevin Costner Breaks Chains of Discrimination in the Highly-Inspiring “Hidden Figures”

The legendary Oscar winning actor Kevin Costner stars in the highly-inspiring movie based on the lives of real women who dared the odds in “Hidden Figures” along with Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominated Taraji P. Henson, Oscar winner Octavia Spencer, Grammy nominated Janelle Monáe , Golden Globe nominee Kirsten Dunst and Jim Parsons with a powerful score from multiple Grammy winning musician/composer Pharrell Williams. … Continue reading Kevin Costner Breaks Chains of Discrimination in the Highly-Inspiring “Hidden Figures”

“Oro” Review: Politics and The Powerless

ORO (2016) Review Directed by Alvin Yapan The perfect anti-MMFF movie this year, Oro does not offer a pleasant story for the whole family as it is based on the tragic true events about the “Gata 4 Massacre” in Gata, Caramoan, Camarines Sur and its effect on its viewers is as painfully raw as the one who experienced it first hand. But the film is actually more than … Continue reading “Oro” Review: Politics and The Powerless

#MMFF2016: Irma Adlawan’s “Kapitana” Role in Alvin Yapan’s “Oro”

ORO is about the lives of simple folk caught between the crossfire of Kapitana (Idlawan) accused of political patronage, and Patrol Kalikasan using the environment as a front for their own political and economic interests on the small mining community.  As the provincial government and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) fight over the jurisdiction over small-scale mining operations, Elmer (Bascom) and Linda … Continue reading #MMFF2016: Irma Adlawan’s “Kapitana” Role in Alvin Yapan’s “Oro”

MOVIE REVIEW: Deepwater Horizon (2016)

DEEPWATER HORIZON (2016) Review Directed by Peter Berg From directing a non-fiction war film, Peter Berg is back where he’s good at, mounting suspenseful sequences that also dare to get the audiences emotionally invested with the characters. Deepwater Horizon is a moving tale of courage and bravery. The film does wonder with its drama, its suspense and the humanity in its story, and it’s more than you could ask … Continue reading MOVIE REVIEW: Deepwater Horizon (2016)

Meryl Streep Stars in the Inspiring True Story ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’

 From Stephen Frears, the director of “The Queen” and “Philomena” comes an unforgettable heartwarming and funny story that will bring the audience to tears in “Florence Foster Jenkins,” the inspiring true story of the eponymous New York heiress who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great singer.  Starring two of the best loved actors worldwide, Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant, the film celebrates the … Continue reading Meryl Streep Stars in the Inspiring True Story ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’