War Drama Film “Ang Araw sa Likod Mo” Graded A by the Cinema Evaluation Board

 Internationally and locally acclaimed Phils.-based produced full feature film “Ang Araw sa Likod Mo (The Sun Behind You)” directed by Dominic Nuesa starring Ping Medina, Bong Cabrera and Mike Liwag has recently been graded A by the Cinema Evaluation Board.                 For its consistent and deliberate effort to give the audience a fresh take and affecting story about the country’s long-time battle in Mindanao, Nuesa’s … Continue reading War Drama Film “Ang Araw sa Likod Mo” Graded A by the Cinema Evaluation Board

Who Will Prevail in “War for the Planet of the Apes”?

  The greatest war will be fought in the upcoming highly-anticipated action event of the year in “War for the Planet of the Apes”.  In the latest trailer reveal of the movie, tension between man and ape has reached boiling point that brings both in extreme warfare battle.                 Directed by Matt Reeves, “War for the Planet of the Apes” gathers an extremely impressive cast … Continue reading Who Will Prevail in “War for the Planet of the Apes”?

Highly-Recommended Movie for Students “Ang Araw Sa Likod Mo” Opens May 24

 At this time of geo-political conflicts and controversies, an emerging genre of independent films seeks to fulfill a new mandate of elevating film artistry and surfacing relevant issues, especially for the youth. A full length feature film to hit the major cinemas starting May 24,  “Ang Araw Sa Likod Mo” is a values-imbued film with an arresting tagline “Bawa’t Paninindigan, May Kapalit.” (Every conviction demands … Continue reading Highly-Recommended Movie for Students “Ang Araw Sa Likod Mo” Opens May 24

Heroism at Its Finest in “Dunkirk” Official Main Trailer

In Christopher Nolan’s new epic film Dunkirk, when 400,000 men couldn’t get home, home came for them. Watch Dunkirk’s official main trailer which has just been released by Warner Bros. Pictures here: Nolan (Interstellar, Inception, The Dark Knight Trilogy) directs Dunkirk from his own original screenplay, utilizing a mixture of IMAX® and 65mm film to bring the story to the screen. Dunkirk opens as hundreds … Continue reading Heroism at Its Finest in “Dunkirk” Official Main Trailer

Advocacy Film “Araw sa Likod Mo” to Arrive in Philippine Cinemas Soon

 Philippines’ award-winning advocacy film “Ang Araw sa Likod Mo” written and directed by Dominic P. Nuesa is a gripping story of two brothers reunited despite being separated by conflicting beliefs. The movie also tackles the heroism of Filipino soldiers in the thick of a four-decade old war against terrorism starring a talented cast that includes Ping Medina, Bong Cabrera and Mike Liwag.                 “Ang Araw … Continue reading Advocacy Film “Araw sa Likod Mo” to Arrive in Philippine Cinemas Soon

“Hacksaw Ridge” Review: Deeply Moving and Gripping War Movie

HACKSAW RIDGE (2016) Review Directed by Mel Gibson It’s quite a unique mix of themes, having to tackle a war story that has romance and a main character that has deep faith and rejects murder or killings, Hacksaw Ridge is not your ordinary war hero story. If not for the cancellation of The Amazing Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield wouldn’t have had the chance to work with Mel Gibson … Continue reading “Hacksaw Ridge” Review: Deeply Moving and Gripping War Movie

Andrew Garfield Vies for Best Actor Oscar with “Hacksaw Ridge”

British actor Andrew Garfield earns his first Academy Award nomination by playing real-life hero, Desmond Doss, in director Mel Gibson’s World War II epic, Hacksaw Ridge. Nominated for eight Oscar Awards including Best Picture, Hacksaw Ridge centers on the story of Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield), a Seventh-day Adventist who became an army medic while adhering to his religious convictions of not carrying a weapon. … Continue reading Andrew Garfield Vies for Best Actor Oscar with “Hacksaw Ridge”

For Sam Worthington, “Hacksaw Ridge” Takes Timely Look at War

Australian actor Sam Worthington, seen in such blockbuster films as Avatar, Clash of the Titans and most recently Everest, portrays real-life soldier, Captain Jack Glover in the critically acclaimed war film, Hacksaw Ridge. Vying for eight Oscar Awards including Best Picture, Hacksaw Ridge centers on the story of Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield), a Seventh-day Adventist who became an army medic while adhering to his … Continue reading For Sam Worthington, “Hacksaw Ridge” Takes Timely Look at War

Luke Bracey, from “Point Break” to “Hacksaw Ridge”

Rapidly ascending Australian actor Luke Bracey, recently seen in the hit action-thriller Point Break, now stars opposite Andrew Garfield in the critically acclaimed war film, Hacksaw Ridge. Vying for eight Oscar Awards including Best Picture, Hacksaw Ridge centers on the story of Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield), a Seventh-day Adventist who became an army medic while adhering to his religious convictions of not carrying a … Continue reading Luke Bracey, from “Point Break” to “Hacksaw Ridge”

“Hacksaw Ridge” Receives Six Oscar Nominations, Including Best Picture

Manila, 26th January – Hacksaw Ridge, a true story of a World War II hero – Desmond Doss, a “non-combatant” medic who singlehandedly saved the lives of 75 fellow comrades, has earned its rank with a total of six Academy Award nominations including Best Picture, Best Actor (Andrew Garfield), Best Director (Mel Gibson), Best Film Editing, Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing. Hacksaw Ridge … Continue reading “Hacksaw Ridge” Receives Six Oscar Nominations, Including Best Picture