Sunshine Cruz enjoys first Cinemalaya movie, CEB’s Grade B rating of ‘Malamaya’

“Malamaya,” the sexy romantic film starring Sunshine Cruz as a strong-willed visual artist and Enzo Pineda as an aspiring photographer, received a grade of “B” from the Cinema Evaluation Board (CEB). “Malamaya” is currently showing in theaters nationwide. The film depicts the challenges of an artist as told through the complicated relationship of Sunshine andContinue reading “Sunshine Cruz enjoys first Cinemalaya movie, CEB’s Grade B rating of ‘Malamaya’”

Isabela Moner transforms into ‘Dora’ in ‘The Lost City of Gold’

Teenage actress Isabela Moner was a shoo-in for the titular role in Paramount Pictures’ Dora and the Lost City of Gold from the moment director James Bobin met her. Her work in the films Instant Family, Transformers: The Last Knight and Sicario: Day of the Soldado had already established her as a rising star in Hollywood, with both the emotional andContinue reading “Isabela Moner transforms into ‘Dora’ in ‘The Lost City of Gold’”

Luke Evans dives deep in psychological horror film ‘Ma’

Luke Evans starred as Gaston in Disney’s live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast. The movie has grossed over $1.25 billion worldwide and has become one of the top 10-highest-grossing films of all time.   He’s best known for playing Bard the Bowman, the hero of Peter Jackson’s multi-billion-dollar franchise, The Hobbit, as well as the title characterContinue reading “Luke Evans dives deep in psychological horror film ‘Ma’”

Jamie Bell plays Elton John’s best friend in ‘Rocketman’

The songwriting team of Elton John and his lyricist Bernie Taupin is one of the most enduring, successful and beloved creative partnerships in music history.  This unique relationship is celebrated in Paramount Pictures’ critically acclaimed musical, Rocketman.  British actor Jamie Bell plays Bernie Taupin opposite Taron Egerton’s Elton John. “What they have between them is kindContinue reading “Jamie Bell plays Elton John’s best friend in ‘Rocketman’”

Taron Egerton transforms into Elton John in ‘Rocketman’

Where do you even begin when you’re enlisted to play Elton John, one of the most famous people on the planet? Not just that, but one who the planet itself already has an acutely ingrained idea of? How, in other words, do you find the real man underneath all those spectacles, sequins, tantrums and tiaras?Continue reading “Taron Egerton transforms into Elton John in ‘Rocketman’”

Liam Neeson takes on enemies of the planet in ‘Men in Black: International’

Liam Neeson’s larger-than-life screen presence, honed as an action hero in the Taken films, as well as his unheralded facility for comedy, came in handy for his portrayal of High T in Columbia Pictures’ new action-adventure Men in Black: International. In the film, the newly minted Agent M (Tessa Thompson) is assigned to work in MIB London, underContinue reading “Liam Neeson takes on enemies of the planet in ‘Men in Black: International’”

Yara Shahidi races against time for love in ‘The Sun is also a Star’

Actress, model, activist and breakout star of ABC’s Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated comedy series “Black-ish,” Yara Shahidi now headlines Warner Bros. Pictures’ new romantic drama “The Sun Is Also a Star,” based on Nicola Yoon’s acclamed YA bestseller. In the film, college-bound romantic Daniel Bae (Charles Melton) and Jamaica-born pragmatist Natasha Kingsley (Shahidi) meet—and fallContinue reading “Yara Shahidi races against time for love in ‘The Sun is also a Star’”

Josh Gad back to lend voice to Bailey in ‘A Dog’s Journey’

Josh Gad (Beauty and the Beast, Frozen) brings incredible wit, humor and depth to his role of Bailey in Universal Pictures’ new inspiring drama A Dog’s Journey, the sequel to the heartwarming global blockbuster A Dog’s Purpose. In the film, beloved dog Bailey finds his new destiny and forms an unbreakable bond that will lead him, andContinue reading “Josh Gad back to lend voice to Bailey in ‘A Dog’s Journey’”

Animal lover Dennis Quaid returns in ‘A Dog’s Journey’

Star of the 2017 box-office hit A Dog’s Purpose, seasoned actor Dennis Quaid reprises his character in Universal Pictures’ new inspiring drama A Dog’s Journey, the sequel to the heartwarming global blockbuster. In the film, beloved dog Bailey finds his new destiny and forms an unbreakable bond that will lead him, and the people he loves, toContinue reading “Animal lover Dennis Quaid returns in ‘A Dog’s Journey’”

Ryan Reynolds voices quirky, fast-talking ‘Detective Pikachu’

Pikachu speaks! And that’s just for starters in Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “POKÉMON Detective Pikachu.” As fans everywhere know, Pikachu is a Pokémon, and no matter how expressive Pokémon can be with their features, actions, body language and special powers, they are linguistically limited to stating their own names.  Inexplicably, such is notContinue reading “Ryan Reynolds voices quirky, fast-talking ‘Detective Pikachu’”