NOW SHOWING IN THE PHILIPPINES (January 4, 2017)

NOW SHOWING IN PHILIPPINE CINEMAS January 4, 2017 ASSASSIN’S CREED – Rated PG COLLATERAL BEAUTY – Rated PG INCARNATE – Rated PG MANG KEPWENG RETURNS – Rated PG PASSENGERS – Rated PG SING – Rated PG STILL SHOWING ANG BABAE SA SEPTIC TANK 2 #ForeverIsNotEnough – Rated PG DIE BEAUTIFUL – Rated R-13 KABISERA – Rated R-13 ORO – Rated …

#MMFF2016: Irma Adlawan’s “Kapitana” Role in Alvin Yapan’s “Oro”

ORO is about the lives of simple folk caught between the crossfire of Kapitana (Idlawan) accused of political patronage, and Patrol Kalikasan using the environment as a front for their own political and economic interests on the small mining community.  As the provincial government and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) fight over …

GUIDE: Metro Manila Film Festival 2016 #MMFF2016

“The Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) is an annual film festival held in Metro Manila, the Philippines. The festival, which runs from December 25 (Christmas) through New Years Day and into first weekend of January in the following year, focuses on Filipino films. During the course of the festival, only films approved by the jurors …

#MMFF2016: Acting Takes Centerstage in Political Thriller Based on A True Story “Oro”

Acting pieces in a Metro Manila Film Festival entry hasn’t been highlighted as much as those who are breaking box-office gross even though they are critically slammed for being a cash cow. But still, after the awards night, winners which doesn’t even enter the top three of the box-office returns get to have the much-deserved …

WATCH: All The #MMFF2016 Entry Trailers

It’s December once again, and Christmas time means the Metro Manila Film Festival will also open to feature Filipino films for the audience this holiday season. Last November 18, the Metro Manila Film Festival announced its line-up of eight short films and eight full-feature films. Here are the eight short film entries for #MMFF2016: “Birds” …

FDCP Partners with MMDA for the 42nd Metro Manila Film Festival Grand Launch

The “Countdown to MMFF 2016” grand launch will be opening this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival this December 3, Saturday, 4 pm at the SM North EDSA Skydome in Quezon City, free and open to our budding MMFF audiences, with the event co-hosted by the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP). Reflecting the changing …

#MMFF2016: Irma Adlawan Stars in Alvin Yapan’s Crime Drama “Oro”

Selected as one of Metro Manila Film Festival’s official entry for 2016, “Oro” or Gold is a drama crime thriller based on true events about Elmer (Joem Bascon), a small-scale miner, who plans to finally establish a life of his own by asking for Linda’s (Mercedes Cabral) hand in marriage; separate from Kapitana (Irma Adlawan), his long-time employer-benefactor …