MOVIE REVIEW: Meet Me in St. Gallen (2018)

Stripped down of unnecessary subplots, Irene Villamor’s Meet Me in St. Gallen trusts its audience to fill-in the gaps (sometimes to a fault) and is anchored by natural acting, profound direction and a consistently improving cinematography. Meet Me in St. Gallen is a story of kindred souls meeting at three different points in their lives.

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Oscar Prediction 2018: Who should win at the 90th Academy Awards?

My annual tradition. Since Oscar season will always be my Super Bowl, I take this prediction game quite seriously. No, it’s not necessarily evaluating what’s and who’s the best (but I’ll also be giving my personal favorites though) — it’s about knowing how Oscars work. I’ve been an avid follower and spectator of the Oscars since

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James Corden lends voice of the rascal, rebel ‘Peter Rabbit’

British comedian and talk show host James Corden (Into the Woods, The Late Late Show) brings a perfect balance of mischief and charm as the voice of the eponymous hero in Columbia Pictures’ family adventure Peter Rabbit (in Philippine cinemas February 28). In Peter Rabbit™, the mischievous and adventurous hero who has captivated generations of

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Steven Spielberg celebrates press freedom with ‘The Post’

Variety raves that Steven Spielberg’s The Post, “Pulses ahead like a detective yarn for news junkies, one that crackles with present-day parallels.” USA Today declares, “The Post is an inspirational reminder of the importance of a free press while unabashedly making journalism look like the most awesome job ever.” And Rolling Stone praises, “Spielberg’s tense,

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‘Ang Larawan’ director to hold retrospective at UP Film Center on Feb 20-22

Loy Arcenas, Broadway production designer-turned-director, is having a film retrospective at the University of the Philippines (Diliman) Film Center Cine Adarna on February 20, 21 and 22. February 20 (Tue) 4:30 PM – Niño 7:00 PM – Ang Larawan February 21 (Wed) 4:30 PM – REquieme! February 22 (Thu) with Q&A from the director 2:30

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Lily James showcases dramatic prowess in ‘Darkest Hour’

Hot off the box-office and critical success of Baby Driver, British actress Lily James now stars in Focus Features’ Oscar-nominated historical drama Darkest Hour (now showing exclusive at Ayala Malls Cinemas). Directed by Joe Wright (Atonement, Pride and Prejudice) and starring Oscar Best Actor nominee Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour is the dramatic and inspiring story

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WATCH: ‘A Quiet Place’ raises up the terror in new trailer

Those who have survived, live by one rule. Never make a sound. Watch the new trailer for Paramount Pictures’ A Quiet Place starring Emily Blunt and John Krasinski. In the modern horror thriller A Quiet Place, a family of four must navigate their lives in silence after mysterious creatures that hunt by sound threaten their

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‘Black Panther’ breaks record for 2018’s biggest first-day gross in PH yet

Marvel Studios’ Black Panther opened Wednesday, Feb 14 in the Philippines and scored the year’s biggest first-day gross to-date with a staggering P45.10-M in box-office sales. Comparatively, the Wakandan King outperformed the opening day numbers of recent Marvel titles, including 2015’s Ant-Man (by 235%), 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy (by 183%), 2016’s Doctor Strange (by

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WATCH: Alpha predators go on a ‘Rampage’ in new trailer

Get ramped up – this is as big as it gets! Watch the new official trailer of New Line Cinemas’ “Rampage” starring global megastar Dwayne Johnson. Primatologist Davis Okoye (Johnson), a man who keeps people at a distance, shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care

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