Hit Comedy “Patay Na Si Hesus” Starts U.S., Canada Run April 6

MANILA, April 5, 2017 – The mad, family roadtrip from Cebu is driving all the way to North America! The most critically acclaimed Filipino comedy film of 2017, T-Rex Entertainment’s “Patay Na Si Hesus” marks its foreign exhibition as it arrives in US and Canada theaters starting Friday, April 6. Fans and moviegoers in North …

Lav Diaz, Brillante Mendoza, Charo Santos-Concio Included in FDCP’s Film Ambassadors for 2018

Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) will celebrate the triumphs of the Filipino filmmakers by hosting the FDCP Film Ambassadors’ Night on February 9, 2018 at Sampaguita Gardens, Quezon City. This is to give recognition to the Filipino filmmakers who brought honor to the country by winning in various international film festivals last 2017. Aside from the citations, FDCP will also …

NOW SHOWING IN THE PHILIPPINES (August 23, 2017)

NOW SHOWING IN PHILIPPINE CINEMAS August 23, 2017 BUSHWICK: THE LAST MAN STANDING – Rated R-16 47 METERS DOWN – Rated PG THE EMOJI MOVIE – Rated PG ANNABELLE: CREATION – Rated R-13, Also in 4D WOKE UP LIKE THIS – Rated PG THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD – Rated R-16 MUMON: THE LAND OF STEALTH – Rated R-13, Exclusively at SM Cinemas CYBORG …

“Patay na si Hesus” Filmmakers Talk About the Roadtrip Comedy Movie

No one gets crucified in the new satirical comedy “Patay na si Hesus.” Well, no one or nothing except Pinoy cinema’s tired cliches, our outdated biases, predictable expectations and actors’ over-the-top performances. The latter gets skewered by the cast’s purposely deadpan dialogue delivery – led by the effortless Jaclyn Jose – rendering punchlines funnier, the …

Road Trip Family Comedy “Patay na si Hesus” to be Distributed by Columbia Pictures

Columbia Pictures, distributor of blockbuster Hollywood movies, picks for distribution the Philippines comedy “Patay na si Hesus,” starring Cannes Film Festival 2016’s Best Actress (“Ma’ Rosa”) Jaclyn Jose. Home to blockbuster films such as “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” the Resident Evil franchise, and the James Bond movies “Spectre” and “Skyfall,” the Sony-owned company marks its return to …

WATCH: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino Official Entry “Patay na si Hesus” Full Trailer

Just a month before its nationwide release through FDCP’s Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino, Jaclyn Jose starrer “Patay na se Hesus” released its full trailer. Watch the full trailer here: When Iyay (Jaclyn Kose) learns that Hesus, her ex-husband, has died, she gathers her children and tells them they are going on a road trip from Cebu City to …

FDCP Announces Student Rates, More Promos for Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino

As if audiences need more reason to watch the films of the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP), the Film Development Council of the Philippines has recently announced that cinemas nationwide will be offering student rates during the event, One Hundred Fifty Pesos (P 150) for students in Metro Manila, and One Hundred Pesos (P 100) for …

LIST: Official Entries of the “Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino”

June 30, Friday. the Film Development Council of the Philippines announced the entries of the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino. Here are the entries that will be screened nationwide from August 16 – 22: 100 TULA PARA KAY STELLA (VIVA Films) by Jason Paul Laxamana ANG MANANANGGAL SA UNIT 23-B (The IdeaFirst Company) by Prime Cruz AWOL (Skylight Films) …