Pine, Robbie, Ejiofor make love triangle in ‘Z for Zachariah’

In a world devastated by a catastrophic nuclear event, a single idyllic valley remains spared from the radioactive fallout. Here, a solitary figure, Ann Burden (Margot Robbie), thrives on the farm she once shared with her family, bolstered by her wits, hard work and indomitable faith. Living on her own for some time, her fears that she may be the event’s only survivor prove unfounded when she encounters John Loomis (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a pragmatic scientist, turned refugee, searching for a safe haven. Forming a delicate if powerful bond, their budding relationship – and with it, the tenuous promise of a better life – begins to unravel when a stranger, the former mine worker, Caleb (Chris Pine), enters their world. Continue reading “Pine, Robbie, Ejiofor make love triangle in ‘Z for Zachariah’”

‘Spectre’ world premiere set as CTBF’s Royal Film Performance 2015

Albert R. Broccoli’s EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that the 24th James Bond adventure, Spectre, has been selected for The Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund’s Royal Film Performance 2015. Continue reading “‘Spectre’ world premiere set as CTBF’s Royal Film Performance 2015”

Rise of gangster amidst FBI aid explored in ‘Black Mass’

For more than a decade—until his capture in 2011—Boston’s most infamous crime lord, James “Whitey” Bulger, was hunted by the FBI, surpassed only by Osama Bin Laden at the top of the Bureau’s Most Wanted List. But the ironic fact is that Bulger might never have risen to the level of power he achieved were it not for the aid and abetment of the FBI. Continue reading “Rise of gangster amidst FBI aid explored in ‘Black Mass’”

Jessica Chastain in command in ‘The Martian’

Golden Globe winner and Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain, who’s also considered as one of the most sought after actresses of her generation who gave memorable portrayals in groundbreaking movies such as “Interstellar,” “Zero Dark 30” and “Tree of Life” stars in Ridley Scott’s space adventure The Martian with Matt Damon, Kate Mara, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Peña, Sebasyian Stan, Aksel Hennie, Kirsten Wiig, Jeff Daniels and Sean Bean. Continue reading “Jessica Chastain in command in ‘The Martian’”

Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’ enchants with trailer

Walt Disney Pictures has just launched the teaser trailer of its new, imaginative take on the classic children’s adventure The Jungle Book. The new film blends live-action with photorealistic CGI animals and environments, using up-to-the-minute technology and storytelling techniques to immerse audiences in an enchanting and lush world. Continue reading “Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’ enchants with trailer”

Elwood Perez’s ‘Esoterika: Maynila’ to screen at Shang

Hailed as his new masterpiece, Elwood Perez’s Esoterika: Maynila will have a limited commercial run from September 23 – 29, 2015 at the Shang Cineplex. The film, fresh, enchanting, and seductively bizarre all at once, is an eclectic mix of satire, comedy, and experimental cinema. Esoterika: Maynila is the recipient of the Film Critics’ Choice Award at this year’s 63rd Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Awards (FAMAS). Continue reading “Elwood Perez’s ‘Esoterika: Maynila’ to screen at Shang”