Gawad Urian Best Picture Aswang : A Fitting Pre-Election Recall of Monstrosities

It’s another historic win for multi-awarded documentary film Aswang. Aswang won Best Picture, Best Director, Best Documentary, and Best Cinematography at the 44th Gawad Urian by the Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino. Director Alyx Arumpac says: “We thank the Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino for this honor. We are overwhelmed and beyond grateful for the recognition. “ Aswang follows a group of people whose fates wrap around …

Cinemas to strictly enforce health protocols as they welcome vaccinated audiences this November 10

MANILA, October 20, 2021 — Now that cinemas are allowed to reopen in the National Capital Region (NCR) after being shut down for a year and seven months, theater operators are leaving no stone unturned to ensure the safety of moviegoers and cinema employees. “That is the main goal right now,” says Charmaine Bauzon, president …

Leading Film Producer Cignal Entertainment Presents Dante Basco’s “The Fabulous Filipino Brothers” and More

Cignal Entertainment, one of the country’s leading production companies in developing noteworthy and critically renowned films, brings to Philippine audiences Dante Basco’s The Fabulous Filipino Brothers and more award-winning movies that graced several international film festivals and gained countless accolades from global media. Offering a fresh take on the genre of Asian-American romance comedy with …

‘Hanggang Kailan Kita Mamahalin’ and other Olivia Lamasan hits to stream on KTX

ABS-CBN Film Restoration brings another Pinoy family-drama classic to today’s viewers as it premieres the digitally restored and remastered version of “Hanggang Kailan Kita Mamahalin,” starring Lorna Tolentino and Richard Gomez, in the latest edition of Sagip Pelikula Festival on KTX.ph starting October 19 (Tuesday). The online screening of “Hanggang Kailan Kita Mamahalin” will kick …

iQiyi Unveils Six New Korean and Philippines’ Original Series

Manila, Philippines, 11 October 2021 – iQiyi, the Asian entertainment streaming leader today unveiled its latest international slate including four new Korean Original productions, two Originals from the Philippines along with new exclusive content from Thailand and Malaysia at this year’s Asian Contents and Film Market. At the virtual showcase, Kuek Yu-Chuang, iQiyi’s Vice-President of International Business said, “Over …

Horror-action Filipino-starred film ‘Circle of Bones’ gets US theatrical release

Circle of Bones, an independent horror/action film written and directed by award-winning Filipino filmmaker Vincent Soberano is showing in US theaters starting October 22, 2021 in ten major cities. Released by Vertical Entertainment and represented by Safier Entertainment, it is produced by IndieGo Pictures Entertainment in cooperation with CMB Films and Blackburst Studios. The movie …

Piolo Pascual joins TV5’s ‘Niña Niño’ as New Sitio Santa Ynez Mayor

After weeks of teasing, TV5’s primetime series Niña Niño welcomes multi-awarded actor Piolo Pascual to its cast as New Sitio Santa Ynez mayor. Starting October 19, Piolo Pascual will be joining Maja Salvador and Noel Comia Jr. in TV5’s hit comedy-drama series Niña Niño as Mayor Christopher Charles Juarez, a young and indefatigable public servant …

Lassy, Ariella Arida, Kit Thompson proud to take on the challenge of doing ‘Sarap Mong Patayin’

It’s not news that Darryl Yap is a controversial director for his works and statements on filmmaking. But what does the stars in his upcoming “sexy psychomedy” film have to say when his 11th film was offered to them. Lassy: “Nung in-offer sa ‘kin, ang reaction ko lang ‘yung kay Ariella lang eh, ‘yung kissing. …

Andrea Torres, Kylie Padilla prove “love wins” in new WeTV Original ‘BetCin’

(MANILA, October 12, 2021) Ano ba ang tamang timpla ng pag-ibig? That is the question at the center of the new WeTV Original series BetCin! The romantic comedy series starts streaming exclusively on WeTV on October 15 at 8:00PM. New episodes drop every Friday. Kylie Padilla and Andrea Torres play a social media celebrity couple …