Extraordinary Love Amidst War in “The Last Face”

When worlds are torn apart, it is doctors who are the unsung heroes. From two-time academy award winning (“Mystic River”, “Milk”) actor Sean Penn comes his fifth directorial feature in a film that breaks barriers in telling the stories of those who give everything to help those in need.             “The Last Face” tells the story of Wren Petersen (Charlize Theron) a physician and activist … Continue reading Extraordinary Love Amidst War in “The Last Face”

“Dunkirk” Review: Filmmaking at its Best

DUNKIRK (2017) Review Directed by Christopher Nolan Whenever writer and director Christopher Nolan makes a film, everything’s hyped. Understandable as the guy makes films that are worth experiencing. He’s one of those filmmakers that pushes the boundaries of filmmaking, always trying to offer something new, something different. And Dunkirk is no different from that. In short, Dunkirk is a triumph. The technicalities of the film is immensely crafted. The … Continue reading “Dunkirk” Review: Filmmaking at its Best

Tom Hardy Displays True Grit as Heroic Pilot in “Dunkirk”

Nominated for an Oscar for his performance in the epic frontier drama The Revenant, Tom Hardy re-teams with frequent collaborator Christopher Nolan (Inception, The Dark Knight Rises) in the action thriller Dunkirk (now showing in Philippine cinemas). Dunkirk opens as hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces. Trapped on the beach with their backs to the sea, they face an impossible situation as … Continue reading Tom Hardy Displays True Grit as Heroic Pilot in “Dunkirk”

Kenneth Branagh Must Evacuate Soldiers Trapped in “Dunkirk”

Oscar-nominee Kenneth Branagh (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets) plays Bolton, the naval commander in charge of The Mole, a perilous eight-foot-wide pier that becomes the British soldiers’ narrow gateway to freedom, in Christopher Nolan’s new epic action thriller Dunkirk (in Philippine cinemas July 20). “Bolton is the man responsible for organizing the logistics of boats and ships coming to the mole, where boats can moor, … Continue reading Kenneth Branagh Must Evacuate Soldiers Trapped in “Dunkirk”

Harry Styles Marks Acting Debut in Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk”

As one of the members of the global phenomenon One Direction, Harry Styles became one of the best-known musicians in the world. Now, he makes his feature film acting debut in Christopher Nolan’s new epic action thriller Dunkirk (in Philippine cinemas July 20). Dunkirk opens as hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces. Trapped on the beach with their backs to the sea, … Continue reading Harry Styles Marks Acting Debut in Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk”

“Dunkirk” is a Propulsive, Ticking-Clock Action-Thriller from Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan has taken audiences from the streets of Gotham City, to the infinite world of dreams, to the farthest reaches of space. Now, for the first time, the innovative director/writer/producer has turned his camera to a real-life event, one that has resonated with him throughout his life: the miracle of Dunkirk. Warner Bros. Pictures’ Dunkirk is based on the evacuation that—although it took place in the … Continue reading “Dunkirk” is a Propulsive, Ticking-Clock Action-Thriller from Christopher Nolan

“War for the Planet of the Apes” Review: The Legacy of Caesar

    WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES (2017) Review Directed by Matt Reeves It’s been three years since we’ve been visually stunned and compelled by Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. And since then, we’re intrigued and excited as to where the next installment will lead Caesar and the apes in their journey. Now, War for the Planet of the Apes arrives, and it’s what … Continue reading “War for the Planet of the Apes” Review: The Legacy of Caesar

The Peak of Man & Apes’ Destiny Revealed in “War for the Planet of the Apes”

The groundbreaking technological action adventure blockbuster franchise “Planet of the Apes” returns with alpha ape Caesar meeting his most formidable foe in the third chapter “War for the Planet of the Apes” that will open in Philippine cinemas on July 12.             From the first contemporary reboot of the franchise in “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” (2011), the very first live-action film in the … Continue reading The Peak of Man & Apes’ Destiny Revealed in “War for the Planet of the Apes”

Experience “Dunkirk” Through the Eyes of Newcomer Fionn Whitehead

Up and coming actor Fionn Whitehead gets swept up from anonymity to imminent Hollywood stardom as he plays the lead role in Christopher Nolan’s new epic action thriller Dunkirk (in Philippine cinemas July 20). As a teenage soldier named Tommy, Whitehead serves as the audiences’ eyes and ears and gives the sweeping story its emotional center of gravity. “You kind of experience this world through him,” says the … Continue reading Experience “Dunkirk” Through the Eyes of Newcomer Fionn Whitehead

Love, Courage and Family in Uplifting Animated Film “In This Corner of the World”

“There have been previous anime films set around the devastation in Hiroshima, but none with the ultimately uplifting and positive message of In This Corner of the World, so we can’t wait to bring this beautiful film to Annecy,” Animatsu Entertainment Chief Operating Officer Jerome Mazandarani said. “We believe the rest of the world will share our enthusiasm for this story.” In This Corner of the World tells the … Continue reading Love, Courage and Family in Uplifting Animated Film “In This Corner of the World”