Day: July 27, 2018

  • GUIDE: International Silent Film Festival Manila 2018

    Now on its 12th year, the International Silent Film Festival Manila will run from August 30 to September 2 at SM Megamall. Admission is still free for the public on a first-come, first-served basis. The International Silent Film Festival Manila (ISFFM), renowned as the first and oldest silent film festival in Southeast Asia is having […]

  • Erik Matti’s ‘Buy Bust’ to open 14th Cinemalaya filmfest

    Action-thriller “BuyBust” will open the 14th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival on August 3, at the CCP Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Main Theater). The opening film will be screened at 7 p.m., following the opening program at 6 p.m. Directed by Erik Matti, the film follows rookie police officer Nina Manigan who joins the anti-narcotic elite […]

  • Lily James channels Meryl Streep in ‘Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again’

    When it came to casting the part of Young Donna in Universal Pictures’ new romantic musical, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, the filmmakers knew whomever they chose would have some very big overalls to fill. Lily James, known for her astonishing work in films from Baby Driver and Cinderella to her star-making turn in […]

  • Superhero films get criticized when ‘Teen Titans GO! to the Movies’

    When teeny Teen Titan Robin learns that the story of Batman’s greatest ally and best friend in the whole world is coming to the big screen, and it is not about him—and that Hollywood is making movies about every superhero but him—he declares, “It’s time they make one about me!” But then he’s hit with […]

  • Eddie Garcia on his third Cinemalaya film, ‘ML’ (Martial Law)

    In 2005, during the birth of Cinemalaya Film Festival, there was already an Eddie Garcia starrer among its pioneer lineup of finalists – “ICU Bed No. 7” by Rica Arevalo. Seven years later in 2012, the award-winning actor (and director) again topbilled an unforgettable Cinemalaya film, “Bwakaw” by Jun Robles Lana. In both films, the […]