Action thriller ‘Topakk’ secures Hollywood sales and distribution

THERE is massive Hollywood buzz surrounding Nathan Studios Inc.’s Topakk as it is set to go international with the support of Canada-based production company, Raven Banner Entertainment. And this comes after another stellar global reception of Nathan Studios’ maiden foray into MIPCOM Cannes, where they successfully screened the pilot episode of their first ever series, …

Angeli Khang, Paolo Gumabao, Sid Lucero star in intense sexy drama ‘Silip sa Apoy’

Be like a moth to the flame and get attracted to the heat of the fire as we take a peek on the lustful world of Silip sa Apoy, now available on Vivamax. It’s only the first month of the year yet Vivamax is about to showcase another controversial Vivamax Original Movie with Silip sa …

“Smaller and Smaller Circles” Review: A Smart and Gripping Crime Thriller

SMALLER AND SMALLER CIRCLES (2017) Review Directed by Raya Martin “Time and forgetfulness are the allies of abusers.” There is something eerie in Raya Martin’s film adaptation of Smaller and Smaller Circles but that makes the film feel more authentic in presenting its story. A young boy dies and was dumped in Payatas. As the investigation got …

Crime Thriller “Smaller and Smaller Circles” Urges the Audience to Look Closer

This December, “Smaller and Smaller Circles” dares the Filipino viewers to look closer. A crime thriller directed by award-winning filmmaker Raya Martin, “Smaller and Smaller Circles” is the much-awaited film adaptation of the best-selling novel by Filipina author F.H. Batacan. Hailed as one of the most anticipated films of 2017, Filipino audiences will finally see …

“A” for Apocalypse Child Cinema Evaluation Board, Hails Surfing Film as a Potential Hit

Arkeo Films’ newest production Apocalypse Child continues to receive acclaim as it is the latest Filipino film to receive a grade of A from the Cinema Evaluation Board (CEB). The grade entitles the movie, which opens in cinemas on October 26, to get a 100-percent tax rebate. Apocalypse Child tells the story of Baler-based surfing instructor Ford (played by …

Sterling Cast, Breathtaking Spots in Sexy Surfing Movie “Apocalypse Child”

Surfing in the Philippines has never been so sexy—and so cinematic—than in the critically-acclaimed Filipino film Apocalypse Child which opens in cinemas nationwide on October 26. Everyone in the ensemble cast is known for their acting prowess: Sid Lucero who plays Ford, the surfing instructor; RK Bagatsing who plays Rich, the soon-to-be-wed congressman; Gwen Zamora …

One of 2015’s Best ‘Apocalypse Child’ to Have Wide Release This October

One of 2015’s best film Apocalypse Child starring Sid Lucero, Gwen Zamora, Ana Abad Santos, RK Bagatsing, Annicka Dolonius and Archie Alemania will be having a wide release this October. The film is directed by Mario Cornejo. The film won best director for Mario Cornejo, best artistic achievement award for editing for Lawrence Ang, Best Film, and best supporting actress …

MMFF New Wave 2015: Director John Paul Su on ‘Toto’ and His “American Dream”

This is director John Paul Su’s statement on his upcoming film “Toto.” Set in the Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, ‘TOTO’ is a comedy/drama about a young Filipino room service attendant whose determination to attain a U.S. visa precipitates an odyssey of universal import. Undeterred by his lack of education and scant prospects, Toto schemes relentlessly …