#Cinemalaya2018 Reviews: “Mamang,” “Distance”

MAMANG (2018) by Denise O’Hara. Lovely, warm and heartbreaking, Denis O’Hara’s Mamang paints a charming mother-and-son relationship while also tackling the difficulty of getting old. Celeste Legazpi and Ketchup Eusebio portrays a mother and son with credibility. The chemistry between the two felt natural that it looks like you’re watching real life mother and son. …

#Cinemalaya2018: Perci Intalan’s “Sa Pagitan ng Dito at Doon” Starts Filming

Three months from now, we’ll witness the 14th edition of the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival. One of the new entries “Sa Pagitan ng Dito at Doon” which replaced Dexter Hemedez has started filming with its stars Iza Calzado, Nonie Buencamino, Therese Malvar. Check out the photos below: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Perci …

A Screamfest Full of Chills & Thrills in “Spirit of the Glass 2: The Haunted”

Never toy with the unknown because it might just come back to haunt you. This is the lesson from “Spirit of the Glass 2: The Haunted,” the latest horror movie set to hit Filipino theaters in time for Halloween. Three fashionista friends who are popular on social media attempt to have some offline fun by …

“Spirit of the Glass 2: The Haunted” Full Trailer Released

The upcoming horror film Spirit of the Glass 2: The Haunted from OctoArts Films and T-Rex Entertainment released the full trailer a month before its release. Check out the full trailer of Spirit of the Glass 2: The Haunted below: The film stars Cristine Reyes, Daniel Matsunaga, Maxine Medina, Benjamin Alves, Ashley Ortega, Enrico Cuenca, Therese Malvar, John …

New Characters Play in “Spirit of the Glass 2: The Haunted”

It’s been thirteen (13) years since the first Spirit of the Glass movie was released. Starring Rica Peralejo, Dingdong Dantes, Alessandra de Rossi, Marvin Agustin, Jake Cuenca, Paolo Contis, Drew Arellano, Ciara Sotto, Anna Capri and the late Mark Gil, directed by Jose Javier Reyes. Now, this November, Jose Javier Reyes returns to helm the sequel …

GUIDE: The 13th Cinemalaya Film Festival

The Cultural Center of the Philippines, in partnership with the Cinemalaya Foundation, presents the 13th edition of the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival – the most prestigious film festival in the country. With nine (9) full-length feature films, twelve (12) short films, a numerous films (full-length, short and documentary) for exhibition (non-competition) from different film festivals, …

Watch One of the Best Filipino Films “Ang Huling Cha-Cha ni Anita” for Only P120 at Cine Lokal

Finally, one of the best Filipino films of all time – “Ang Huling Cha-Cha ni Anita” is getting another chance at SM Cinemas through their joint project with the Film Development Council of the Philippines called Cine Lokal. And ticket price is just P120! Check out the re-release trailer here: Initially released at the first CineFilipino Film Festival …

#Cinemalaya2017: A Ritual Held in the Sea in “Baconaua” Teaser

“Baconaua” is a magic realist coming-of-age film. It tells the story of young provincial lass Divina who is trying to decide whether to have her missing father declared officially dead amidst fantastic developments in her village. Watch the teaser of Cinemalaya 2017 official entry Baconaua here: The film stars Therese Malvar, Elora Españo, Isaac Aguirre, JM Salvado, and …

“Sakaling Hindi Makarating” Review: Travel With Just The Price of a Movie Ticket

SAKALING HINDI MAKARATING (2016) Review Directed by Ice Idanan It’s the movie you would want to watch when you also want to get over someone, not just because it is about moving on from someone but because the whole film feels like a process, of getting somewhere, or rather getting nowhere. Ice Idanan’s personal experience …

Alessandra de Rossi Deals with Heartbreak Through Traveling in “Sakaling Hindi Makarating”

Winner of seven awards at the CineFilipino Film Festival 2016 including 1st Runner Up – Best Picture, Best Director and Best Cinematography for Ice Idanan and Best Actor for Pepe Herrera, where it had its initial run last March 2016, “Sakaling Hindi Makarating” will  finally have its commercial run in Philippine cinemas starting February 1, 2017 as …