‘My Father, Myself’ director Joel Lamangan wants to present realities and not romanticized stories

“Bakit hindi natin ipakita ang istorya na kapupulutan ng aral? Bakit natin kakalimutan? Na ang buhay ay hindi romanticism. Ang buhay ay ‘yung totoong nangyayari hindi ‘yung naitatakip ng katotohanan. Ipakita natin ‘yan. Kasi paano nila mauunawaan ang mga nangyayari sa kapaligiran kung hindi natin ipapakita ang mga tinatagong kasaysayan? Bakit itatago? Ipakita para kapulutan …

“Magic Mike’s Last Dance” Trailer Teases Finale of Sexy Trilogy

Just in time for Valentine’s Day 2023 comes the third installment of the blockbuster “Magic Mike” film franchise, the musical comedy “Magic Mike’s Last Dance.”  Check out the film’s official trailer below. About “Magic Mike’s Last Dance” The creative team behind the first film “Magic Mike,” which garnered praise from critics and audiences alike, has reunited …

‘Pabuya’ director Phil Giordano on doing crime thriller stories, how Brillante Mendoza influenced his work

For a pleasant person to talk to, writer and director Phil Giordano seems to be fascinated with dark, crime thriller materials like his first two films Pusoy and Pabuya, both now streaming on Vivamax. What is it about his films that presents characters that doesn’t have a redemption arc? What makes crime thrillers interesting to …

‘The Influencer’ tells a cautionary tale of fame in the social media generation

Fame can be a rabbit hole once you let it devour your sensibilities. It can change you for the better or for the worse, it can give you more confidence but it can also give you more reason or more people to bring you down. But in the social media generation when fame can be …

A true gore fan should see Bobby Bonifacio Jr.’s sexy thriller ‘Tahan’

With all the contents Vivamax and Cloe Barretto has been doing, their newest film Tahan would be more than just a surprise for the streaming service subscribers. It’s not fair to box Tahan to just a sexy drama movie. Even for Pinoy standards for Filipino movies, the genre thriller is a bit of an understatement. …

Tony Labrusca, Ariella Arida, Ivan Padilla star in Vivamax Original Movie ‘Breathe Again’

The “seven-year itch” is real. And the sad fact is, some couples cannot fight the urge to get a little “scratch” on the side. This is how trouble starts in “Breathe Again”, a Vivamax original movie, starring Ariella Arida, Tony Labrusca, Jela Cuenca, Ivan Padilla. After proposing marriage to Joanna (Ariella Arida), Paulo (Ivan Padilla) …

Two Kweens from the “Gameboys” Universe battle it out in ‘Pa-Thirsty’

Quench the thirst of your greatest desires, satisfy the cravings of your wildest thoughts, a new sexy-comedy movie will be the talk of the town, a Vivamax Original Movie – Pathirsty available on demand this June 1, 2022 on Vivamax Plus and streaming on Vivamax this June 29. From the same universe of hit BL …

Director Phil Giordano shares how Brillante Mendoza’s ‘Amo’ inspired his film ‘Pusoy’

From doing local and international commercials, filmmaker Phil Giordano finally directs his first full feature film ‘Pusoy.’ Phil Giordano is a writer and director originally from New York that is based in Manila, Philippines. He received his Master’s Degree in film from the prestigious New York University Tisch School of the Arts. He is a …

Zanjoe Marudo, Kylie Verzosa explore the art of falling in love in ‘Ikaw Lang Ang Mahal’

Rich, diverse, and full of mystery – these are some words that can describe the arts and literature in the Philippines, and somehow, these words can also define our understanding of love. Join Kylie Verzosa and Zanjoe Marudo as they let themselves explore the different arts in the country, and more so, the art of …