Month: March 2019

  • ‘Homestay’ review: Supernatural drama of second chances

    Thai fantasy thriller ‘Homestay’ is a wonderful adaptation made amusing by Parkpoom Wongpoom’s artistic vision. Homestay is a Thai adaptation of Japanese fantasy novel Colourful by Eto Mori which was written in 1999 and translated into Thai in 2003 as “Mua Sawan Hai Rangwan Phom.”. From the trailer, it looks like the typical cross of […]

  • Westlife returns to Manila on July 30 via The Twenty Tour

    WESTLIFE is back and in full swing with The Twenty Tour! Celebrating their 20th anniversary with 14 number one hits, the band brings their much-awaited reunion tour to Asia including MANILA on July 30, 2019 at the Araneta Coliseum. ‘The Twenty Tour’ is Westlife’s fastest selling tour of all time. The band sold an incredible 400,000 tickets in just 48 hours. The shows will […]

  • ‘Billie & Emma’ review: Earnest throwback to adolescence

    Samantha Lee’s ‘Billie & Emma’ neatly meshes different adolescent struggles into something nuanced yet deeply affecting coming-of-age tale. The beauty of Billie & Emma goes beyond being a mere vehicle for lesbian representation. By having teenagers as its leads, the film’s coming-of-age elements stand out, ultimately making the lesbian relationship a valuable supporting player to […]

  • ‘Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood’ reveals first posters with DiCaprio, Pitt, Robbie

    Columbia Pictures has unveiled the first posters for Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood, the ninth film from writer/director Quentin Tarantino. Check out the one-sheet artworks below and watch Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood in Philippine cinemas soon. Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) […]

  • New take on ‘Pet Sematary’ pulses dark, terrifying supernatural thriller from Stephen King

    Stephen King’s 1983 novel Pet Sematary has riveted generations of enthusiastic readers as a prime example of the writer’s gift for melding the everyday with the extraordinary to create supernatural thrillers that explore our darkest impulses. Poignant, petrifying and impossible to put down, the saga of the Creed family is a dark and terrifying parable about love […]

  • Horror-thriller ‘Us’ puts Lupita Nyong’o front and center of shocking tale

    Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o stars in Universal Pictures’ new horror thriller Us, playing the film’s central character is Adelaide Wilson, a woman hiding an inexplicable childhood trauma from her past.  She discovers that her attempts to push down and suppress the incident now threatens to destroy not only herself, but her husband and her children. For such an expansive […]

  • ‘Neomanila’ review: Mikhail Red blurs the lines of innocence and guilt

    If you’re brave enough to be left on a bleak and desolate state, Mikhail Red’s ‘Neomanila’ might just be your form of awakening. I’ve been meaning to see Neomanila since it first debuted in QCinema back in 2017 – the year when President Duterte’s “tokhang”/war on drugs operations are at a peak heat of discussion. […]

  • Fall in love with new romantic drama ‘Five Feet Apart’ at SM Cinema

    Witness a love that will break barriers as romantic drama Five Feet Apart premieres at SM Cinema! Cystic Fibrosis patients Stella (Haley Lu Richardson) and Will (Cole Sprouse) feel an instant connection when they meet at the hospital, but their life-threatening disease demands that they always maintain a distance of at least six feet from […]