‘Culion’ Teaser Brings Back the Glory Days of Filipino Epic Movies

John Lloyd Cruz may be the jaw-dropping surprise of Culion‘s teaser trailer but the scope of the story, the mounting of the film and the overall message of this historical drama is epic. Epic because it catches our attention, epic because it feels like it has an emotionally devastating story. It brings us back when Filipino movies compete …

EXCLUSIVE: First Official Stills from Historical Drama Movie ‘Culion’

Two words, Neil Daza. If you’re not familiar with the name, maybe you’re familiar with his works. ‘Feng Shui’ (2004), ‘Signal Rock’ (2018), ‘Nabubulok’ (2017), ‘Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus’ (2018) and Oda sa Wala (2018), these are just some of the most beautifully pictured and framed movies locally. And these are the works …

Jasmine Curtis-Smith Completes the Cast of ‘Culion,’ Feels Honored to be Part of the Historical Film

“We have found our Doris.” That’s what producer Shandii Bacolod told us at the meet and greet of the historical movie ‘Culion.’ His biggest project to date after producing the controversial Metro Manila Film Festival 2016 movie ‘Oro,’ Joseph Abello’s directorial debut film ‘What Home Feels Like’ and Abello’s second movie ‘Double Twisting Double Back’ …

Joem Bascon, Mike Liwag All Set for ‘Culion’

If you’ve been following our updates on ‘Culion,’ we’ve emphasized the film’s women-centric story and it stars Iza Calzado, Meryll Soriano and one soon to be announced. But of course, the film wouldn’t be complete without its male leads. Joem Bascon will play Kanor, the male lead opposite to Iza Calzado’s Anna. He’s a fisherman …

Meryll Soriano Joins ‘Culion,’ Shares Their Historical Film Deserves a Spot at the MMFF 2019

The three main characters of Ricky Lee and Alvin Yapan’s historical drama ‘Culion’ are almost complete as multi-awarded actress Meryll Soriano joins Iza Calzado as Ditas, the one who has the worst case of Hansen’s disease or leprosy. She signed her contract with producer Mark Shandii Bacolod. Her character Ditas, as explained to us, has …

The Beauty and History of ‘Culion’ to be Featured in Film by Acclaimed Writer Ricky Lee

The team behind the controversial and critically-acclaimed film ‘Oro’ producer Shandii Bacolod and director Alvin Yapan is back with a historical film with the Philippines’ most respected writer, Mr. Ricky Lee. The film follows the story of three best friends (Anna, Doris and Ditas). Afflicted with leprosy and living like virtual prisoners in 1940s in Culion, …