Andrea Torres, Kylie Padilla prove “love wins” in new WeTV Original ‘BetCin’

(MANILA, October 12, 2021) Ano ba ang tamang timpla ng pag-ibig? That is the question at the center of the new WeTV Original series BetCin! The romantic comedy series starts streaming exclusively on WeTV on October 15 at 8:00PM. New episodes drop every Friday. Kylie Padilla and Andrea Torres play a social media celebrity couple …

FDCP Celebrates Pride Month with Online PelikuLAYA: LGBTQIA+ Film Festival

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, JUNE 1, 2021 — In celebration of Pride Month this June, the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) will hold the 2nd PelikuLAYA: LGBTQIA+ Film Festival online from June 4 to 30. With the theme “Sama-Sama, Lahat Rarampa!”, this year’s PelikuLAYA aims to further empower the members of the LGBTQIA+ community through …

Fate brings Adrian Lindayag & Keann Johnson together in “The Boy Foretold By The Stars”

Adrian Lindayag and Keann Johnson, two of the most talented rising stars in the country today, play the leads in the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2020 romantic comedy “The Boy Foretold By The Stars.” Adrian is a stage performer who was a mainstay of the iconic late night variety show “Walang Tulugan” hosted and …

‘Lingua Franca’ Review: Sensible and Sincere Transgender Journey

LINGUA FRANCA (2019) ReviewDirected by Isabel Sandoval She’s an OFW, she’s fighting for her work, she’s fighting for her identity, she’s fighting for herself. You may say that Isabel Sandoval’s Lingua Franca is an essential viewing. Not just because it’s a terrific drama but because of the issues and themes it addresses, through the journey …

With Politics and Pride Month, Filmmaker Jay Altarejos Creates ‘Balangaw’ Digital Series

The first quarter of 2020 has been controversial to filmmaker Joselito “Jay” Altarejos already. His film ‘Walang Kasarian Ang Digmaang Bayan (The Revolution Knows No Gender)’ was pulled out from the Sinag Maynila Film Festival and now, he has an opportunity to pour out his passion, his frustrations, his love for his craft through a digital …

Roxanne Barcelo Calls ‘Love is Love’ Movie a Movement

At the grand press conference of RKB Productions’ initial offering ‘Love is Love,’ singer-actress-host Roxanne Barcelo went emotional as she shares the difficulties she had this 2019 from the passing of her father to the projects she’s been doing right after that. Watch our video coverage of the Love is Love Grand Media Launch: “My path in …

‘Born Beautiful’ Review: Brave, Funny, A Game-Changer

BORN BEAUTIFUL (2019) Review Directed by Perci Intalan “Bakit ganyan ang itsura mo? Mukha kang tomboy na nag-aalok ng Bear Brand!” That joke never gets old even if I saw the trailer multiple times already. Perci Intalan’s installment to the monumental 2016 LGBT drama movie Die Beautiful may be short on emotional depth but it’s story is brave, …

YA LGBT Book to Film “Love, Simon” to Have Sneak Previews on April 30 & May 1

 From 20th Century Fox and producers Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen of Temple Hill Entertainment, producers of the phenomenally successful Twilight series and The Fault in Our Stars comes “Love, Simon”, the most socially relevant YA film ever to be produced, overflowing with universal feels based on the book by Becky Albertalli.                 “Love, Simon”stars this …

Celebrate Pride Month With Cinema ’76’s “LGBT Week”

Cinema ’76 commemorates Pride Month with a week-long celebration of the best indie films that highlights LGBT themes and characters. Currently, the microcinema is showcasing movies from TBA Studios that feature memorable LGBT characters like Daddy Leo from the award-winning documentary “Sunday Beauty Queen”, the mysterious nurse, Lilibeth, from the psychological thriller “Bliss”, and everyone’s favorite gay BFF, …