Academy Award winner Benicio del Toro plays hitman in ‘Sicario’

Heinous crimes traverse the jagged line of the U.S. and Mexican border in an alarmingly escalating tempo that the intense thrilling action Sicario (meaning hitman) deals with, starring an impressive roster of actors including Benicio Del Toro, Emily Blunt and Josh Brolin. Continue reading “Academy Award winner Benicio del Toro plays hitman in ‘Sicario’”

Bradley Cooper plays rockstar chef in ‘Burnt’

Four-time Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper once again displays his acting chops in this year’s mouth-watering and delectable movie Burnt where he stars as Chef Adam Jones who was once a rock star chef, had it all yet lost it along the way. Awarded as a two-star Michelin talent with bad habits to match, the former enfant terrible of the Paris restaurant scene did everything different every time out, and only ever cared about the thrill of creating explosions of taste. To land his own kitchen and that third elusive Michelin star though, he’ll need the best of the best on his side, including the beautiful Helene (Sienna Miller). Continue reading “Bradley Cooper plays rockstar chef in ‘Burnt’”

James Wan starts shooting ‘The Conjuring 2’

Burbank, CA, September 28, 2015 – Principal photography has begun in Los Angeles on New Line Cinema’s The Conjuring 2, with James Wan (“Fast & Furious 7”) once again at the helm, following the record-breaking success of “The Conjuring.” The supernatural thriller brings to the screen another real case from the files of renowned demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren. Continue reading “James Wan starts shooting ‘The Conjuring 2’”

‘The Walk’ reaches for the clouds in IMAX 3D theaters

Columbia Pictures’s The Walk, the new motion picture event from Academy Award® winner Robert Zemeckis, will be shown in IMAX 3D cinemas in the Philippines starting October 14, simultaneous with big-screen digital 3D and 2D theaters across the country. Continue reading “‘The Walk’ reaches for the clouds in IMAX 3D theaters”

Keanu Reeves opens door to temptation in ‘Knock Knock’

Keanu Reeves stars in his latest sexy thrilling starrer in Knock Knock as a blissfully married man with two children who was lured by two very attractive women (played by Lorenza Izzo and Ana de Armas) when they came knocking at his door when he was left alone at home.

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Fil-Am cinematographer shoots acclaimed ‘Straight Outta Compton’

Don’t look now, but a Filipino-American contributed to the enormous critical and commercial success of Universal Pictures’ Straight Outta Compton, which traces the rise of influential (and notorious) rap group N.W.A. The film’s Director of Photography is none other than Oscar-nominated Fil-Am cinematographer Matthew Libatique, himself a life-long fan of hip-hop music. Continue reading “Fil-Am cinematographer shoots acclaimed ‘Straight Outta Compton’”

Emma Watson reveals family’s crime in ‘Regression’

Emma Watson, best known for her role in the highly successful film franchise “Harry Potter” playing Hermione Granger expands her range as an actress as she stars her most challenging role to-date in the psychological thriller Regression along with Ethan Hawke and “Harry Potter” alumnus David Thewlis helmed by Academy Award Winner director Alejandro Amenábar (“The Sea Inside”). Continue reading “Emma Watson reveals family’s crime in ‘Regression’”

Mia Wasikowska, from ‘Alice in Wonderland’ to ‘Crimson Peak’

Universal Pictures’ new gothic thriller Crimson Peak is confidently carried by the inquisitive naïveté of its protagonist Edith Cushing, played by Polish-Australian actress Mia Wasikowska, whose breakthrough role came in Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland.” Continue reading “Mia Wasikowska, from ‘Alice in Wonderland’ to ‘Crimson Peak’”

Chris Pine stars as enigmatic Caleb in ‘Z for Zachariah’

Chris Pine stars as the enigmatic Caleb in Z for Zachariah. Best known for his portrayal of James Kirk in J.J. Abrams’ reboot of the popular Star Trek film series, Pine has also appeared in a wide variety of comedies and dramas – Unstoppable (2010), This Means War (2012) and Into the Woods (2014), to name but a handful – since landing his first acting role in 2003 on an episode of the popular US television series, ER. Continue reading “Chris Pine stars as enigmatic Caleb in ‘Z for Zachariah’”