QCinema celebrates new directors on its 10th edition

Heralding new directors and their acclaimed new works, QCinema celebrates outstanding debut or second features in its special 10th edition line-up this November 17-26, 2022. New Horizons, QCinema’s exhibition section which was first introduced in 2019, returns with a line-up of outstanding fresh auteurs from all over the world. Saint Omer, Venice Silver Lion Grand Jury …

WATCH: Official trailer for MMFF 2022 movie ‘Family Matters’

CineKo Productions releases the official trailer for their Metro Manila Film Festival 2022 entry ‘Family Matters.’ Watch it below: Starring Noel Trinidad, Liza Lorena, Nonie Buencamino, Agot Isidro, Mylene Dizon, Nikki Valdez, James Blanco, JC Santos. Directed by Nuel Crisostomo Naval. In cinemas December 25, 2022.

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Review: A bit overstuffed but still a satisfying epic

BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER (2022) ReviewDirected by Ryan Coogler There are a lot to process in the film. It being a sort of vehicle for the fans, the actors, the characters, to process the lost of Black Panther himself and the actor Chadwick Boseman, Shuri and Letitia Wright having to lead the sequel, Namor entering …

Celebrate “A Night of Wonder with Disney+” on November 17

November 11, 2022 –  Disney+ is pleased to present A Night of Wonder with Disney+ to celebrate the streaming service’s availability in the Philippines from next week. To mark the expansion of Disney+ to the Philippines, the star-studded showcase will be streamed on the service on November 17, showcasing The Walt Disney Company’s creative excellence …

Diverse Portraits of the LGBTQ Experience in QCinema’s RainbowQC Shorts

LGBTQ short films from previous festival editions portray varying diversity and representation in this year’s special QCinema compilation that deserves a second look.  From its premiere last year with QCinema, How to Die Young in Manila by Petersen Vargas is about a surreal meet-up amidst a violent setting.  The film, which has been exhibited in Busan, LA …

Disney+ casts a spell with a new trailer for ‘Disenchanted’

Disney+ has released a delightful new trailer for “Disenchanted,” the all-new musical comedy and sequel to “Enchanted.” The film, which reunites original cast members Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, Idina Menzel, and James Marsden and also stars Maya Rudolph, Gabriella Baldacchino, Yvette Nicole Brown, and Jayma Mays, is directed by Adam Shankman and features new songs …

Get So Emotional with the New Trailer of “I Wanna Dance With Somebody”

Experience the voice you know and discover the story you haven’t heard. Naomi Ackie is Whitney Houston in Columbia Pictures’ I Wanna Dance with Somebody.  Check out the new trailer below and watch the film exclusively in cinemas across the Philippines January 2023. About I Wanna Dance With Somebody I Wanna Dance with Somebody is a powerful and triumphant celebration …

The Binge List: Eight Inspiring National Geographic Shows to Catch on Disney+ from November 17

09 November 2022 – Always wanted to learn more about space, the environment, or the animals we share this planet with? We’ve got you covered! Be inspired and learn from the best and brightest scientists, explorers, photographers, and filmmakers in the world as they tell their stories on Disney+ via National Geographic. Here are eight …

Six short films explore diverse cinematic approaches in QCinema’s Asian Shorts Program

Now a regular feature in QCinema, this specially-curated program showcases the most interesting new short films from the region, including two from the Philippines.  In exploring diverse cinematic approaches, the line-up of six shorts range from the fiction narrative to social critique and to experimental styles of filmmaking.  This section, curated by filmmaker Carlo Manatad, …

16th International Silent Film Festival Manila 2022: Celebrating the Strength of Silence

After two years of online film screenings and activities, the annual International Silent Film Festival Manila (ISFFM) is now back with in-person festivities in celebration of sixteen years of reliving rich silent film culture worldwide. This year’s serving will be joined by the Embassy of France to the Philippines, Goethe-Institut Philippinen, Embassy of Italy in …