“Kung Fu Panda” Director Jennifer Yuh Nelson Helms Her First Live-Action Movie “The Darkest Minds”

  “The Darkest Minds” will be the first live-action film for director Jennifer Yuh Nelson, best known for her work on the Kung Fu Panda franchise. The movie is an adaptation of the best-selling book by Alexandra Bracken, the first in a YA trilogy (The Darkest Minds, Never Fade, and In the Afterlight). The engrossing new …

Latest YA Movie “The Darkest Minds” Embraces Diversity

“The Darkest Minds” is set in a very near future society where most of the nation’s children have perished – victims of a terrible disease. The surviving children are considered to be dangerous Enemies of the State because they possess extraordinary powers and therefore pose a threat to the government. Amandla Stenberg (Hunger Games, Everything …

Powerful Children are the Enemies of the State in “The Darkest Minds”

The latest engrossing book-to-film adaptation “The Darkest Minds” is set in a very near future society where most of the nation’s children have perished – all victims of a terrible disease. The surviving children are considered to be dangerous Enemies of the State because they possess extraordinary powers and therefore pose a threat to the …

Love Story ‘Me Before You’ Charms with First Trailer

Based on the critically acclaimed, bestselling novel by Jojo Moyes, New Line Cinema’s and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ “Me Before You” stars Emilia Clarke (“Game of Thrones”) and Sam Claflin (“The Hunger Games” series), under the direction of Thea Sharrock, making her feature film directorial debut. Watch the film’s newly-released first trailer here: Oftentimes you find love …

‘The 5th Wave’ Opens at No.1, Grosses P51.6-M in 5 Days

MANILA, Jan. 25, 2016 – Columbia Pictures’ alien invasion action-thriller “The 5th Wave” took Philippine cinemas by storm, bowing at No.1 with a nationwide five-day opening weekend gross of P51.6-M (Jan. 20 to 24, 2016). This was announced today by a spokesman of Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. The film adaptation of Rick Yancey’s young adult novel gave …

Get Ready to Burn With The Gladers in ‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’

Downton Albuquerque, New Mexico – has been turned into the scavenged den of a group of survivors throwing the last party on Earth, as part of the production of “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials” based on the bestselling YA book series by James Dashner. In the continuing and heart-stopping action adventure of the Gladers in …

‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’ Second Trailer Reveal

In the latest and heart-stopping trailer reveal of “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials,” the characters are again pitted against a series of death-defying obstacles in their continued search for the truth on who they really are and where they’re going after escaping the Maze. Based on the (second) bestselling book series by James Dashner,  Dylan …

‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’ Full Trailer; Going Against WCKD

Aside from THE HUNGER GAMES franchise, none of the many YA film adaptations managed to be that interesting until THE MAZE RUNNER came around. It may not have a hopeless romantic side but the film was quite the pleasant surprise. Fox has released a new trailer for the sequel, MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS, which …

Who Were With You on Your First Heartbreak? They Were With Q in ‘Paper Towns’

How many miles would you go for a friend? In the very endearing coming of age movie, “Paper Towns” based on bestselling tome by John Green, high school friends drove and rode more than a thousand miles for a friend to find the girl he’s smitten with since he was nine.                      …