Acclaimed manga-turned-movie ‘A Silent Voice’ (Koe no Katachi) hits PH cinemas

“A Silent Voice” (Koe no Katachi) is based on the highly regarded, award-winning manga by Yoshitoki Oima, the film was made by Kyoto Animation and directed by Naoko Yamada.

A coming-of-age story, “A Silent Voice,” is a manga about a deaf high school girl, the boy who bullies her and his attempt at reconciliation. Shoya is a bully. When Shoko, a girl who can’t hear, enters his elementary school class, she becomes their favorite target, and Shoya and his friends goad each other into devising new tortures for her. But the children’s cruelty goes too far. Shoko is forced to leave the school, and Shoya ends up shouldering all the blame. Six years later, the two meet again. Can Shoya make up for his past mistakes, or is it too late?

“A Silent Voice” opens April 15, 2017 in Philippine cinemas from Pioneer Films.

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Vista Cinemas to extend operating hours for ‘Fast & Furious 8’

Vista Cinemas will have an extended operating hours on Black Saturday for “Fast and Furious 8.” All branches of Vista Cinemas, namely, Vista Mall Taguig, Vista Mall Pampanga, Vista Mall Sta. Rosa, Vista Mall Bataan and Evia Lifestyle Center have already started selling tickets beginning March 2.

Vista Cinemas at Evia Lifestyle Center will show the movie 24 hours on April 15, starting with a big 8:00 AM opening, that will go straight until the night of April 16, Easter Sunday. While only the cinemas at Evia Lifestyle Center will open 24 hours, the rest of the branches will open as early as 8:00 AM, and will have late night screenings as well.

“Fast and Furious 8” is the eight installment in the action-packed street-racing film franchise. “Fast and Furious 8” will also be available at Evia Lifestyle Center’s MX4D Motion EFX Theatre (the first and only in the Philippines) — the latest evolution in 4D cinema technology that features MX4D theater seats that move in-sync with the action on-screen, while special EFX generators inside the cinema make viewers feel every jolt, poke, tilt, timed wind and mist atomizers.

Vista Cinemas is currently running promos on the movie where they are giving away limited edition “Fast and Furious 8” collectible fan-art posters and T-shirts. Like @VistaCinemas on Facebook to know more about them.

About Fast and Furious 8

Just when everything seems to be all right—Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon, Brian and Mia retired, and the rest of the crew has been acquitted—a mysterious woman leads Dom to betray those closest to him.

Vin Diesel returns as Dom. The other returning cast members include Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Elsa Pataky and Kurt Russell. They will be joined by newcomers Charlize Theron, Scott Eastwood and Helen Mirren. The movie is helmed by Director F. Gary Gray whose claim to fame includes “The Italian Job” and “Straight Outta Compton.”

The film opens in Philippine theaters on April 15, 2017. It is distributed by United International Pictures through Columbia Pictures. The film has been rated PG by the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB).

About Vista Cinemas

Vista Cinemas, a subsidiary of Vista Land & Lifescapes, one of the fastest growing chain of cinemas in the country today, is currently operating in 5 different Vista Malls under the Villar Group. Vista Cinemas at the Evia Lifestyle Center is home to the first and only MX4D Motion EFX Theatre in the Philippines, and also boasts of its luxury seating from world-renowned brands Figueras and Luxos. All branches of Vista Cinemas have a VIP Theater that is equipped with comfortable luxury recliners for a more relaxed movie watching experience, as well as movie theaters with Dolby Surround 7.1 and Dolby Atmos Sound Technology – it is sound that flows around you. Vista Cinemas Bataan has 5 out of 6 theaters with Laser Projection System, the latest projection technology in the market, where movies will be put on the screen in crystal clear images and almost life-like!

The branches of Vista Cinemas are located at the following:

Vista Cinemas at the Evia Lifestyle Center
3/F Evia Lifestyle Center, Daang Hari Road, Almanza Dos, Las Pinas City
(02) 777-1612 / (0977) 235-6541

Vista Cinemas Taguig
2/F Vista Mall Taguig, Phase 2, Camella Taguig Road, Bagong Calzada, Brgy. Tuktukan, Taguig City
(02) 634-5754 / (0995) 629-4805

Vista Cinemas Pampanga
3/F Vista Mall Pampanga, MacArthur Highway, San Agustin, San Fernando, Pampanga
(045) 497-0540 / (0927) 618-6978

Vista Cinemas Sta. Rosa
2/F Vista Mall Sta Rosa, Santa Rosa-Tagaytay Road, Sto. Domingo, Sta. Rosa, Laguna
(049) 544-6800 / (0917) 456-7298

Vista Cinemas Bataan
2/F Vista Mall Bataan, Roman Super Highway, Cupang Proper, Balanga City, Bataan
(047) 633-4867 / (0916) 340-9153

For more information about the company, their on-going promos, latest updates and daily movie schedule, like them on Facebook.com/vistacinemas. Ticket reservations are accepted through Facebook. Just send them a message and they will be more than glad to assist you. You may also follow them on Twitter (twitter.com/vistacinemas) and on Instagram. You may also send them a message at inquiry@vistacinemas.com.