Month: January 2016

  • GUIDE: Sinag Maynila Independent Film Festival 2016

    GUIDE: Sinag Maynila Independent Film Festival 2016

    Now in its second year, Sinag Maynila Independent Film Festival 2016 will run from April 21 to 26 at the following cinemas: SM North Edsa, SM Megamall, SM Mall of Asia, SM Aura, and SM Manila.  Join the Facebook event here. Screening Schedules OPENING FILM: The festival will have its opening ceremony at the Samsung Hall of […]

  • WATCH: ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ catapults new trailer

    WATCH: ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ catapults new trailer

    The delightful characters from the beloved – and addicting – mobile game app come to life in the new trailer for Columbia Pictures’ “The Angry Birds Movie.” The trailer may be viewed below. In the 3D animated comedy, “The Angry Birds Movie,” we’ll finally find out why the birds are so angry. The movie takes […]

  • Alicia Vikander shines with Oscar-worthy performance in ‘The Danish Girl’

    Alicia Vikander shines with Oscar-worthy performance in ‘The Danish Girl’

    One of the most promising actors of her generation, Alicia Vikander has been a talent to watch in cinema in 2015, gaining international recognition, one film after another. After receiving acting prizes from several critics groups for her breakout role in “Ex Machina,” Vikander starts 2016 in style – copping her first Academy Award nomination […]

  • ‘The Revenant’ to have advance screenings on Feb 2 last full shows

    ‘The Revenant’ to have advance screenings on Feb 2 last full shows

    Leonardo DiCaprio’s award-winning and acclaimed film, “The Revenant” from Academy Award winning director Alejandro Iñarritu holds its public advance screenings in Philippine theatres (2D and IMAX screens) as last full show nationwide on February 2, Tuesday – hours ahead of its opening (following) day on February 3. Based on true events from legendary Hugh Glass’ […]

  • Nihongo Fiesta 2016 to screen award-winning ‘Sarusuberi: Miss Hokusai’ on Feb 27 for free

    Nihongo Fiesta 2016 to screen award-winning ‘Sarusuberi: Miss Hokusai’ on Feb 27 for free

    The Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM), will feature a free screening of the award-winning animation film “Sarusuberi: Miss Hokusai” on February 27 (Saturday) from 3:30 p.m. at the Shang Cineplex Cinema 1 (6th level of the Shangri-La Plaza Mall, EDSA, Mandaluyong City) as part of the Nihongo Fiesta 2016, JFM’s annual event celebrating the colorful culture and […]

  • New ‘Spider-Man’ to be released worldwide in IMAX 3D cinemas

    New ‘Spider-Man’ to be released worldwide in IMAX 3D cinemas

    CULVER CITY, Calif., January 26, 2016 – Spider-Man, one of the world’s most beloved superheroes, will once again come to IMAX® Theatres for a network-wide event run when the film is released in theaters on its new worldwide date on July 7, 2017, it was announced today by Josh Greenstein, president of Worldwide Marketing and […]

  • Real ‘Secret Soldiers of Benghazi’ discuss ’13 Hours’

    Real ‘Secret Soldiers of Benghazi’ discuss ’13 Hours’

    Director Michael Bay’s new action-thriller, “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” was based on a real-life, controversial incident in Libya. Consulting the production were three of the actual participants in that tense battle, Kris “Tanto” Paronto, Mark “Oz” Geist and John “Tig” Tiegan. At the time of the battle on September 11th, 2012, the […]

  • MOVIE REVIEW: Everything About Her (2016)

    MOVIE REVIEW: Everything About Her (2016)

    Everything About Her Movie Review 2016, Philippines – Directed by Bb. Joyce Bernal A successful mother who learns she has cancer, an estranged son who returns with his memories of feeling abandoned, and a career-driven girl who will serve as their bridge to patch things up. Sounds familiar? Everything About Her follows this set of characters but it sure manages […]