WATCH: Venice International Film Festival trailer for Erik Matti’s ‘On The Job: The Missing 8’

The first look of On The Job: The Missing 8 film in this special Venice International Film Festival trailer. The film will have its world premiere this September 10. And will have an Asia-wide release as part of a 6-episode series this September 12 as an HBO Asia Original series on HBO GO. Inspired by …

John Arcilla on Fr. Suarez’s Healing Power: “Totoong may miracle”

Included in the list of this year’s digital Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF 2020) entries is Suarez: The Healing Priest, biopic of the recently-departed Fr. Fernando Suarez. Before his untimely demise last February, the 53-year old priest was able to handpick award-winning actor John Arcilla for the title role. Suarez was also very much involved in the recording of the film’s theme song, “Yakapin …

‘1st Ko si 3rd,’ ‘Saving Sally’ Arrive on Netflix October 15

After the successful run at their respective film festivals, 1st Ko Si 3rd which premiered at the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival in 2014 and Saving Sally which premiered at the Metro Manila Film Festival in 2016, are going to Netflix! The two will be having their online premiere at the giant streaming service on October …

#Cinemalaya2018 Reviews: “Pan de Salawal,” “Kung Paano Hinihintay ang Dapithapon”

PAN DE SALAWAL (2018) by Che Espiritu If you’re finding something a bit magical or out of the ordinary at this year’s Cinemalaya Film Festival, Che Espiritu’s Pan de Salawal is the movie for you. It’s for the whole family because of its ability to be wholesome and delightful visually and emotionally. The film, gracefully led by Bodjie …

“Kung Paano Hinihintay ang Dapithapon” Will Tackle Love & Jealousy in Their Twilight Years

You’re in your 70s or 80s and you’re already at peace with the person you’re with but suddenly your husband contacts you and needs your assistance until….. his dying day? It’s a tricky question and situation but that is hardly tackled in Philippine cinemas that’s what producer Omar Sortijas told us during the pocket press …

#Cinemalaya2018: “Kung Paano Hinintay Ang Dapithapon” Teaser

Starring Dante Rivero, Menggie Cobarrubias and Perla Bautista, here’s the teaser for Kung Paano Hinintay ang Dapithapon, an official Cinemalaya 2018 entry by Carlo Catu: “Kung Paano Hinihintay Ang Dapithapon” by Carlo Enciso Catu follows Teresa, a lady at the twilight of her life. Currently living with her longtime partner Celso, she receives a call from …