ANIMA’s ‘Leonor Will Never Die’ headlines 2022 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival

MANILA, Philippines – Award-winning film “Leonor Will Never Die” (Filipino title: “Ang Pagbabalik ng Kwago”), produced by ANIMA and Arkeo Films, will finally have its Philippine debut as it has been selected as the opening feature of this year’s Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival.  The film held its international premiere in January 2022 and has …

Midnight In A Perfect World might just be your ‘perfect pandemic flick’

Feeling distressed during these challenging times? The horror movie Midnight In A Perfect World, streaming on Upstream.ph until February 28, might just be the right antidote. Starring Jasmine Curtis-Smith and Glaiza de Castro, Anthony Falcon, Dino Pastrano, and Bing Pimentel, this new production from Globe Studios tells the story of how four friends try to …

The Magic of Cinema in Jun Lana’s ‘Anino Sa Likod ng Buwan’

First off, this is more like a movie review, and even though I’ve reviewed “Anino Sa Likod ng Buwan” after its Philippine premiere at the QCinema Film Festival last year and turned to be my top movie of 2015, I just feel the need to express more of this magnificent film by Jun Robles Lana. Months after, Yabang …