‘1st Ko si 3rd,’ ‘Saving Sally’ Arrive on Netflix October 15

After the successful run at their respective film festivals, 1st Ko Si 3rd which premiered at the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival in 2014 and Saving Sally which premiered at the Metro Manila Film Festival in 2016, are going to Netflix! The two will be having their online premiere at the giant streaming service on October …

Vincent Soberano’s “The Trigonal” to Have Its World Premiere at the Cannes Marche du Film

From the get-go, writer-director-actor and former Filipino Muay Thai World Champion Vincent Soberano’s vision was clear-eyed. He aimed to make action movies alive and palatable again, not just to local audiences but to international viewers as well. And Soberano knew how to go about it: combine meticulously-choreographed action sequences with topnotch production details, and at …

“Fallback” Starring Rhian Ramos, Zanjoe Marudo Releases Official Poster & Trailer

If a relationship is failing, should you have an option to lessen the pain of getting hurt? Rhian Ramos (Silong) and Zanjoe Marudo (The Third Party) star in Jason Paul Laxamana’s romantic comedy “Fallback.” Check out the official trailer below: The film also stars Daniel Matsunaga, Marlo Mortel, Ricky Davao, Cai Cortez and Ms. Tetchie Agbayani. …

#MMFF2016: “Saving Sally” is a Simple Story That Can’t Be Told Enough

Written in 2004, first shot in 2005, edited & animated 2006-2009, re-shot from scratch in 2010, re-edited & re-animated from 2011-2015 & finally competed in 2016. Avid Liongoren’s “Saving Sally” was indeed a hardwork for its team, the artists on and off camera. A rare feat in Philippine cinema, live-action and animation combined to tell a simple story but …

#MMFF2016: The Animated World of Marty in Avid Liongoren’s “Saving Sally”

A bittersweet love story dipped in a glaze of sci-fi and fantasy. Starring Rhian Ramos, Enzo Marcos and TJ Trinidad and directed by Avid Liongoren, Saving Sally is an independent film that took 10 years to make due to budget and production issues. It’s part animation, part live-action, a rare feat in Philippine cinema that …