HBO Original ‘The White Lotus’ debuts October 31 on HBO Go

PHILIPPINES, SEPTEMBER 27, 2022 – HBO’s Emmy®-winning series, The White Lotus, from Mike White, returns for a second instalment of seven episodes debuting on Monday, October 31 on HBO GO and HBO. The first installment, set in Hawaii, received 20 Emmy® nominations across 13 categories and 10 wins, the most wins of any program this …

For Viola Davis, “The Woman King” is a Story the World is Hungry For

“I felt The Woman King was an important story because I saw myself in it,” says Viola Davis, the Oscar®-winning actress and producer of the film inspired by the historical all-female unit of warriors who protected the Kingdom of Dahomey from the late 1600s until the late 1800s. “I saw my femininity in it. I saw my …

“Babylon” First-Look Images Capture Decadence of Early Hollywood

A tale of outsized ambition and outrageous excess. Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie and Tobey Maguire lead the stellar cast of Paramount Pictures’ new original epic, Babylon from La La Land director Damien Chazelle. Check out the film’s first-look images below and watch Babylon in cinemas across the Philippines January 2023. Watch the film’s uncensored trailer About Babylon Paramount Pictures Presents A Marc …

For “Smile” Star Sosie Bacon, Horror Genre Runs in the Family

Cinematic terror is something of a family business for Sosie Bacon, the lead in Paramount Pictures’ terrifying horror thriller Smile. Her father, Kevin Bacon, has appeared in several iconic genre films, including Stir of Echoes, Flatliners, and the all-time classic Friday the 13th. “My dad is  a big scary movie fan, so I gained an appreciation for them early …

TBA Studios brings critically-acclaimed Japanese dystopian film “Plan 75” to PH cinemas  

TBA Studios, one of the leading film production and distribution companies in the Philippines, has acquired the exclusive Philippine theatrical rights to the award-winning film Plan 75. Written and directed by acclaimed short film director Chie Hayakawa, this critically lauded dystopian drama made its international premiere in Un Certain Regard at this year’s Cannes Film …

Root of prostitution and the dangers that lead to HIV/AIDS tackled in advocacy film ‘Sugat sa Dugo’

Poverty. Love isn’t enough, how much we care isn’t enough to put food for our families, to provide a home, to provide safety during these times. It all goes down to money. What makes it worse is if you only have limited resources to have the means to be employed. That’s what the main character …

James Cameron’s “Avatar” heads back to Philippine cinemas for a limited run  

Relive the global phenomenon that changed the movie-going experience as James Cameron’s Academy Award®-winning epic adventure “Avatar” returns to Philippine cinemas. Moviegoers will experience the film like never before as a remastered version in 2D and 3D formats will be available for a limited run. First released in 2009, “Avatar” tells the story of Jake …

Florence Pugh: A Brilliant, Complex Heroine in “Don’t Worry Darling”

To portray the heroine, Alice—one-half of a deliriously happy couple in New Line Cinema’s  audacious, twisted and visually stunning thriller, “Don’t Worry Darling”—director Olivia Wilde cast globally acclaimed Academy Award-nominated actress, Florence Pugh (“Little Women,” “Black Widow”). Watch the “Dinner Clip” from the film The provocative, relatable themes of the project piqued Pugh’s interest: “It’s …

Director Says “Smile” a Horror Film That Feels Like a Panic Attack

Some horror movies aim to subtly spook audiences. Others try to make viewers squirm in their seats. But filmmaker Parker Finn had a far more ambitious goal in mind when he set out to write and direct his debut feature, Smile. “I wanted to make a movie that felt like a sustained panic attack from start …

First US Reviews Hail “The Woman King” as Oscar-Worthy Epic Adventure

September 13, 2022 — Fresh from its successful premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, the initial reviews for The Woman King are now out, and critics are unanimous in praising Viola Davis’ fierce reinvention as an action hero and the film as a rousing, action-packed crowd-pleaser.   Watch the film’s trailer Garnering 100% Fresh Rating over …