Iza Calzado is Culion

Multi-awarded actress Iza Calzado signs her contract as an actress and executive producer of the upcoming historical drama film ‘Culion.’ Present during the contact signing are ‘Culion’ producer Shandii Bacolod, executive producer Gilie Sing, Iza Calzado’s manager Noel Ferrer and Iza Calzado herself. Iza Calzado is Culion. Producer Shandii Bacolod shares that even before talks …

‘The Favourite’ Review: An Engaging and Wickedly Funny Period Drama

THE FAVOURITE (2018) Review Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos To be honest, I wasn’t feeling the first twenty minutes or so of the film. I’m not that fond of period dramas. But when Emma Stone arrived and the conflict of the story begins to go bigger, The Favourite got my attention. Synopsis: Early 18th century. England is at war …

“King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” Launches Prophecy Trailer

The born king will come… it is inevitable. Warner Bros. Pictures has just launched a new trailer of its epic fantasy King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, from director Guy Ritchie. Check out the Prophecy Trailer and watch King Arthur: Legend of the Sword in Philippine cinemas starting May 17, 2017. (The trailer may also be …

As ‘Ben-Hur,’ Jack Huston Seeks Revenge, Finds Redemption

British actor-on-the-rise Jack Huston (HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire,” Starz’s “Spartacus”) plays the title role of Judah Ben-Hur in Paramount Pictures’ and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ epic action adventure “Ben-Hur” based on Lew Wallace’s timeless novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. Directed by Timur Bekmambetov (“Wanted”), the film is the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely accused …

Washington, Pratt Invites Fans to Watch ‘The Magnificent Seven’ New Trailer

Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt went out of their way to engage fans as they introduce the new international trailer of Columbia Pictures’ upcoming action-adventure “The Magnificent Seven” which may be viewed here: Director Antoine Fuqua brings his modern vision to a classic story in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ and Columbia Pictures’ “The Magnificent Seven.” With the …

“Wanted” Director Puts a New Twist on the Epic Adventure “Ben-Hur”

From Timur Bekmambetov, the director of “Wanted” and “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” comes the epic action-adventure “Ben-Hur,” based on Lew Wallace’s timeless novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. Watch the new “Ben-Hur” clip here: “Ben-Hur” is the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala …

Four ‘Ben-Hur’ Actors Get Own Character Posters

The four principal actors of Paramount Pictures’ “Ben-Hur” are featured in the newly-released character posters for the film. They are Jack Huston as Ben-Hur, a wronged man seeking revenge and redemption; Toby Kebbell who plays Messala, Ben-Hur’s adopted brother and best friend who sets him on his path for vengeance; Morgan Freeman as Sheik Ilderim, …

‘The Girl King’ is The Queen Christina Film Garbo Wanted to Make

Mika Kaurismaki’s new film The Girl King might surprise viewers who are familiar with “Queen Christina”, the 1933 historical drama starring Hollywood legend Greta Garbo. The highly romanticized Garbo film presents the young 17th-century Swedish queen as a heterosexual in love with a Spanish envoy, who was played by John Gilbert, Garbo’s real-life partner. Completely …

Rediscovering the Power of Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’ Today

William Shakespeare’s most popular play “Macbeth” is adapted anew with powerful performances by ace actors – Academy Award nominee Michael Fassbender in the title role and Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard as Macbeth’s wife. One of the greatest tragedies ever created, the latest “Macbeth” movie is directed by highly-acclaimed director Justin Kurzel.  From the producers …