‘My Father, Myself’ Review: Pushing the uncomfortable truths

MY FATHER, MYSELF (2022) ReviewDirected by Joel Lamangan Probably one of the most controversial films to be released on the big screen, Joel Lamangan’s family drama tackles not only just infidelity but also gay love. It’s not the usual story we see in cinemas during the holiday season but like what Lamangan said, these stories …

MMFF2021 movies ‘Love At First Stream,’ ‘Whether The Weather is Fine,’ ‘Huwag Kang Lalabas’ to stream on KTX this February

No more FOMO as KTX.PH brings some of the 2021 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) films this February plus the much-anticipated fan conference of “PBB Kumunity Season 10” celebrity housemates KD Estrada and Alexa Ilacad. After its successful run in foreign film festivals and last year’s MMFF, the Carlo Matatad film “Whether The Weather is Fine” starring MMFF Best Actress Charo …

Timely film ‘Kun Maupay Man It Panahon’ took seven years and 11 production companies to become a reality

With the recent news about the devastation brought by typhoon Odette hitting the headlines, the subject of the Metro Manila Film Festival entry film Kun Maupay Man It Panahon (which opens in theaters nationwide on December 25) is as timely as ever. The globally recognized drama film starring Charo Santos, Daniel Padilla and newcomer Rans Rifol, tells …

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 …

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 …

Christmas Just Got Better! Stream MMFF 2020 Entries on UPSTREAM Starting TODAY!

This Christmas, there’s no other place to be than home, literally and figuratively. Instead of feeling deflated that you are missing out on the usual stuff you love doing during the holiday season, why not look for ways to keep the festive spirit alive and kicking? One thing you can do is to bring the …

Maris Racal, Sanya Lopez, Zanjoe Marudo laud their MMFF movie ‘Isa Pang Bahaghari’

It’s not every day you get to work with the Superstar Nora Aunor and director Joel Lamangan in a film that also tackles socially relevant issues like the LGBTQIA+. And with the success of ‘Rainbow Sunset,’ the conversation of stories of the LGBTQIA+ members during their older years should continue. ‘Isa Pang Bahaghari’ tells the …

MMFF 2020 stars invite OFWs to watch this year’s films online

The Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) festival organizers held a “MMFF Zoom Roadshow” with Pinoy celebrities to invite Filipinos from all over the world to watch this year’s line-up of top calibre films.  Celebrities Zanjoe Marudo, Charlie Dizon, Keann Johnson, Andrew E, Ritz Azul, Senator Jinggoy Estrada, Julia Estrada, Fumiya and Yamyam kicked off the …