“Smile” Announced as the Opening Night Film at Fantastic Fest 2022

August 17, 2022 — Paramount Pictures’ terrifying new horror feature “Smile” is set to make its world premiere as the Opening Night Film at the Fantastic Fest 2022, running from September 22nd – 29th in Austin, Texas. To mark the announcement, Paramount has unveiled the main poster art for Smile which may be seen below. Smile has been described as …

First reality horror movie ‘Kuta’ explores the mystical Mt. Banahaw

What if you have a chance to win P500,000 just by vlogging? But the catch is… your vlog or video blog must catch a ghost on camera. Would you still grab it? Kuta is the first reality horror movie in the Philippines produced by ECL Multimedia Productions. The film stars Buboy Villar, Krissy Achino, Nico …

Jordan Peele transcends sci-fi horror genre with ‘Nope’

Filmmaker Jordan Peele, also known for Get Out and Us that disrupted and redefined the horror genre, reinvents the sci-fi horror genre this time in his latest film Nope. Shot with large-format and IMAX cameras, Peele, along with the film’s director of photography Hoyte Van Hoytema (whose work includes Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk and Tenet) teamed up …

‘Nope’ director Jordan Peele rewrites script for Fil-Puerto Rican actor Brandon Perea

Brandon Perea, born from a Filipino mother and Puerto Rican father is an affirmative rising star in his his latest film role in Jordan Peele’s horror thriller “Nope” alongside established Hollywood actors Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer and Steven Yeun. From the movie’s world premiere, Perea received rave reviews for his performance as one of the …

“The Invitation” — Horror Told From a Female Perspective

Emmy-nominated filmmaker Jessica M. Thompson directs Columbia Pictures’ new horror thriller The Invitation starring Nathalie Emmanuel (Game of Thrones, Fast & Furious 7 & 8). Watch the film’s trailer: Thompson made her feature writer-directorial debut with The Light of the Moon, which won the Audience Award for Best Narrative Film at SXSW. The film holds a 97% Rotten …

‘Pretty little Liars: Original Sin’ now streaming on HBO Go via SKY in the Philippines

Can you keep a secret?  The Max Original series, “Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin”, will debut its ten-episode season with three episodes, same time as the U.S. on Thursday, July 28 only on HBO GO via SKY. Two new episodes will follow on subsequent Thursdays, August 4 and 11, with the final three episodes debuting August …

It’s all about family in Universal Pictures’ August releases

This August, it’s all about families’ survival and surviving the family with Universal Pictures’ thrilling films – Beast, Nope and Easter Sunday.  Beast (opens August 10) is a pulse-pounding new thriller about a father and his two teenage daughters who find themselves hunted by a massive rogue lion as the jungle’s apex predator. Idris Elba …

Rings of horror in ‘The Black Phone’ starts July 20 in PH cinemas, with sneak previews on July 11 & 12

The ringing horrors of the late 70s come alive in the terrifying coming-of-age movie The Black Phone starring Ethan Hawke, Mason Thames and Madeleine McGraw.  Based on the award-winning short story by (legendary horror author) Stephen King’s son, Joe Hill from his New York Times bestseller 20th Century Ghosts, The Black Phone follows 13-year-old Finney (Thames), who …

“Where the Crawdads Sing” Unveils Gripping New Trailer

Where the mysteries lie. Where the secrets are buried. Where the crawdads sing. Watch the new trailer of Columbia Pictures’ Where the Crawdads Sing, featuring the new original song by Taylor Swift. Uncover the mystery, exclusively in cinemas across the Philippines soon. Also check out the new vignette in which star Daisy Edgar Jones and producer Reese …