Global streaming service Prime Video increases investments in the PH, launches first Amazon Original content

Starting August 1, viewers in The Philippines can enjoy a local content slate and a localized user experience on Prime Video Prime Video announces first local Amazon Original Comedy Island: Philippines in cooperation with Base Entertainment, which will launch in 2023, and underlines its commitment to the local creative community Viewers will be able to …

Christian Bables top-bills Jun Robles Lana’s ‘Big Night!’ at MMFF 2021

One of the most anticipated local events of the season, the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF), formally returns to theaters after releasing the list of official entries this year. Among the contenders that made it on the roll is Jun Robles Lana’s dark comedy, Big Night! Produced by Cignal Entertainment and IdeaFirst Company, together with …

Award-winning films from Regal Entertainment to air on One Screen Channel this March

Movie enthusiasts are in for an exciting treat as Cignal TV and Regal Entertainment Inc. bring top-tier cinematic pieces to the comforts of your home. Through One Screen Channel, films that have acquired recognition both here and abroad will now be seen on Cignal’s channel on all weekends of March up to December. Critically-acclaimed films …

Three Finalists Revealed for the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino Year 3

Three (3) finalists of Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP) 3 were announced by the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) last March 28 at a press conference held at Gloria Maris at Gateway Mall, Cubao, Quezon City. Three (3) selected films in the advanced stage of development or production stage and five (5) finished …

Christian Bables Shows Lighter Side in Romantic Comedy “Recipe For Love”

Multi-awarded actor Christian Bables returns to his comedic roots via this romantic-comedy movie to prove his versatility as an actor. On November 21, find out the secret ingredients to a healthy relationship in the film Recipe For Love, Regal Entertainment, Inc.’s, latest offering that stars multi-awarded actor Christian and Pinoy Big Brother Lucky 7 ex-housemate Cora Waddell. …

“Signal Rock” Review: Superb Story, Impeccable Ensemble

SIGNAL ROCK (2018) Review Directed by Chito S. Roño Director Chito Roño proves that story is still king and shows how a master storyteller unfolds his or her piece. It has been more than a year since we’ve been hearing director Chito Roño working with 2016 Metro Manila Film Festival Best Supporting Actor Christian Bables. …

Christian Bables Stars in Chito Roño’s Passion Project “Signal Rock”

A well-respected and a box-office hit director, a budding actor with a bright future in the industry, and a highly relatable story all brought together in “Signal Rock,” the highly-anticipated film offering by CSR Film PH Production. Directed under the helm of versatile film director Chito S. Roño, and starring the award-winning actor Christian Bables, …

“The Ghost Bride” Review: Another Screamfest from Chito Roño

THE GHOST BRIDE (2017) Review Directed by Chito Roño From Feng Shui to Sukob, director Chito Roño has seemingly mastered the ways of scaring the Filipino audience and his latest film The Ghost Bride isn’t an exception. Ghost Bride tells the story of Mayen, whose family is in financial problems. But in an unfortunate event, her father (played …

Teaser Trailer for Chito Roño’s “The Ghost Bride” Released Starring Kim Chiu

In time for Halloween, Star Cinema brings another horror movie from acclaimed director Chito Roño. Check out the teaser trailer of The Ghost Bride: The film tells the story of a a young Filipino Chinese woman who is forced to enter a “ghost marriage.” A Chinese tradition where in one or both parties are of the marriage …

A Creative New Era In Philippine Entertainment for The IdeaFirst Company

It’s a brave new world for Philippine entertainment.  With independent films becoming mainstream blockbusters and digital shows becoming talk-of-the-town hit programs, audiences are now clamoring for fresh and innovative content.  One Philippine company that’s poised to meet this challenge is The IdeaFirst Company of award-winning writer-director Jun Robles Lana and award-winning producer-director Perci Intalan. “Artists …