Day: July 5, 2016

  • Cebu-born Galen Tan Chu, co-director in ‘Ice Age: Collision Course’

    Cebu-born Galen Tan Chu, co-director in ‘Ice Age: Collision Course’

    Cebu-born Galen Tan Chu helms the latest installment of the global “Ice Age” hit franchise – “Ice Age: Collision Course” as co-director with acclaimed filmmaker Michael Thurmeier. Galen Tan Chu spent his early (11) years in the Philippines before migrating to the US where he studied illustration and animation at Pratt Institute. Chu is a […]

  • MOVIE REVIEW: Iadya Mo Kami (2016)

    MOVIE REVIEW: Iadya Mo Kami (2016)

    There have been many moments in my life when I felt disappointed. For instance, when I received a clear envelope for a Christmas exchange gift back when I was a kid; or when Alex Turner cut his hair and started pretending like a British Elvis; or when The Hobbit movie came out and it was […]

  • MOVIE REVIEW: Curiosity, Adventure and Love (2016)

    MOVIE REVIEW: Curiosity, Adventure and Love (2016)

    The documentary is perhaps the hardest genre of cinema. Here, when we talk of it, we’re not talking about the TV-style documentary which we regularly see on the National Geographic Channel—the type that almost always does not go beyond the layer of being merely factual. But when we talk of documentary for film, we’re talking […]

  • ‘Ringgo: The Dog-Shooter’ bags four awards at World Premieres fest

    ‘Ringgo: The Dog-Shooter’ bags four awards at World Premieres fest

    “Ringgo: The Dog-Shooter” has won a total of four awards at the 3rd World Premieres Film Festival (WPFF) 2016: Second Best Picture (Olive Oteyza, producer), Best Actor (Sandino Martin), Best Actress (Janice De Belen), Best Screenplay (Ricky Lee). It is one of the six finalists in the Filipino New Cinema section. Organized by the Film Development Council […]

  • Dave Franco, Emma Roberts star in thriller ‘Nerve’

    Dave Franco, Emma Roberts star in thriller ‘Nerve’

    It’s an all-or-nothing online game in the exhilarating thriller “Nerve” set on the streets of New York City, where amateur daredevils competes for the highest payoff that mines their online information, exploiting their wildest dreams—and their deepest fears. “Nerve” stars Dave Franco, Emma Roberts, Emily Meade, Kimiko Glenn, Marc John Jefferies, Brian Marc, Samira Wiley […]