FDCP’s Film Ambassadors’ Night Returns to Physical Attendance; New Film Ambassadors Grace the Newly Reopened MET  

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, MARCH 3, 2022—After holding the Film Ambassadors’ Night virtually last 2021 because of the pandemic, the celebration finally returned as an in-person event at the newly renovated cultural treasure, the majestic Metropolitan Theater, last Sunday, February 27. Filmmakers, performers, artists, film workers, members of the media, and supportive friends and family celebrated a …

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 …

HBO Original crime thriller series ‘On The Job’ streams on HBO Go via SKY

Intense action and drama shake up home viewing as the HBO Asia Original series from the Philippines, “On the Job,” starring Joel Torre, Gerald Anderson, Joey Marquez, Piolo Pascual, John Arcilla, Dennis Trillo, and Christopher de Leon, begins streaming September 12 (Sunday) on HBO GO via SKY.     The six-part crime thriller from highly acclaimed veteran …

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 shares he almost backed out of ‘Suarez’ movie

When asked if he’s a spiritual person, Suarez: The Healing Priest star John Arcilla answers, “well, I must say yes. Mas gusto ko sabihin na spiritual ako kesa religious. Kung relihiyoso kasi mas panatiko ka sa simbahan, spiritual is mas naniniwala ka sa kapangyarihan ng pananampalataya at ng iisang Diyos. Meron ka mang sinasamahang grupo …

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 …

#MMFF2019 Top Grosser ‘Miracle in Cell No. 7’ Now Available on Google Play Movies

The highest-grossing film of the Metro Manila Film Festival 2019 is now available for rent and for purchasing at the Google Play Movies. https://play.google.com/store/movies/details/Miracle_in_Cell_No_7?id=KgVaOenNMPA.P The film, starring Aga Muhlach, Bela Padilla, John Arcilla, Joel Torre, JC Santos and introducing Xia Vigor, is a local adaptation of the hit 2013 South Korean movie with the same …

‘A Hard Day’ starring Dingdong Dantes Makes it to the 1st Metro Manila Summer Film Festival

Filipino remake of the hit South Korean action thriller ‘A Hard Day’ starring GMA Network’s Primetime King Dingdong Dantes and John Arcilla makes it to the First Metro Manila Summer Film Festival. Check out the official trailer of ‘A Hard Day’ below: Driving back from his mother’s funeral, homicide detective Gun-soo runs over a man in a …

#MMFF2019 ‘Miracle in Cell No 7’ Review: The Perfect MMFF Movie for the Family

  MIRACLE IN CELL NO. 7 (2019) Review Directed by Nuel Naval An adaptation of one of the most popular Korean family drama in the world, ‘Miracle in Cell No. 7’ isn’t perfect but it’s the perfect movie for the family this Metro Manila Film Festival 2019. Prior to seeing the film, I’ve only watch the portions of …