Tony Labrusca marks movie acting debut via Cinemalaya entry ‘ML’

New actor Tony Labrusca finds it an honor to share co-lead role with the legendary and iconic actor Eddie Garcia via his debut film, “ML” (short for “Martial Law”), an official entry to Cinemalaya 2018. In “ML”, written and directed by Benedict Mique, Tony plays a sheltered teen-age boy who experiences “Martial Law” first hand –Continue reading “Tony Labrusca marks movie acting debut via Cinemalaya entry ‘ML’”

What’s the buzz about road comedy film ‘Patay Na si Hesus?’

No one gets crucified in the new satirical comedy “Patay na si Hesus.” Well, no one or nothing except Pinoy cinema’s tired cliches, our outdated biases, predictable expectations and actors’ over-the-top performances. The latter gets skewered by the cast’s purposely deadpan dialogue delivery – led by the effortless Jaclyn Jose – rendering punchlines funnier, theContinue reading “What’s the buzz about road comedy film ‘Patay Na si Hesus?’”

Experience ‘Dunkirk’ through the eyes of newcomer Fionn Whitehead

Up and coming actor Fionn Whitehead gets swept up from anonymity to imminent Hollywood stardom as he plays the lead role in Christopher Nolan’s new epic action thriller Dunkirk (in Philippine cinemas July 20). As a teenage soldier named Tommy, Whitehead serves as the audiences’ eyes and ears and gives the sweeping story its emotionalContinue reading “Experience ‘Dunkirk’ through the eyes of newcomer Fionn Whitehead”

LEGO Joker claims he’s ‘The LEGO Batman’s’ greatest enemy

The laughing lunatic. The Clown Prince of Crime. Batman’s greatest enemy. That’s how The Joker sees himself. With his white skin, green hair and constant grin, this unhinged leader of Gotham’s colorful criminal underworld has made it his life’s goal to cure the city of its all-so-serious gloom. He might break the law, but heContinue reading “LEGO Joker claims he’s ‘The LEGO Batman’s’ greatest enemy”

Meet Alex Roe, male lead of new horror-thriller ‘Rings’

British actor Alex Roe has quickly established himself as one of Hollywood’s emerging film stars. Now, he stars in Paramount Pictures’ new horror-thriller Rings, the new chapter in the beloved RING horror franchise. In the film, a young woman (Matilda Lutz) becomes worried about her boyfriend (Roe) when he explores a dark subculture surrounding aContinue reading “Meet Alex Roe, male lead of new horror-thriller ‘Rings’”

U.S.S. Enterprise crew turns divided in ‘Star Trek Beyond’

In Paramount Pictures’ “Star Trek Beyond” a disaster strands the U.S.S. Enterprise crew on an unexplored alien planet, throwing crewmembers in different directions and forced to survive separately. Says producer J.J. Abrams, “It’s wonderful because we get to see how well these separate pairs work together towards a common goal.” Thus, the script paired charactersContinue reading “U.S.S. Enterprise crew turns divided in ‘Star Trek Beyond’”

Q&A with Anne Hathaway for ‘Alice through the Looking Glass’

Anne Hathaway returns as Mirana, the mild-mannered, kind White Queen, and the beautiful younger sister to the spiteful Red Queen, in Disney’s fantasy adventure “Alice Through the Looking Glass” in Philippine cinemas July 6th. In the film, Alice (Mia Wasikowska) returns to the whimsical world of Underland and travels back in time to save theContinue reading “Q&A with Anne Hathaway for ‘Alice through the Looking Glass’”

Academy Award-winning director Mike van Diem returns to the big screen via ‘The Surprise’

Mike Van Diem won an Oscar for his debut feature film entitled “Character” back in 1997. This was in the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 70th Academy Awards. And in that same year, “Character” was also presented in the “Critics Week” section of the 32nd Cannes Film Festival. Despite many offers from Hollywood,Continue reading “Academy Award-winning director Mike van Diem returns to the big screen via ‘The Surprise’”

Mary Elizabeth Winstead held captive in ’10 Cloverfield Lane’

She’s an immensely talented actress with a gift for taking on challenging roles and bringing dynamic characters to life on screen. As she fearlessly evolves her body of work with each new project, Mary Elizabeth Winstead (“A Good Day to Die Hard,” “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”) is fast becoming one of today’s leading talents acrossContinue reading “Mary Elizabeth Winstead held captive in ’10 Cloverfield Lane’”

’10 Cloverfield Lane’ eyes first Oscar nom for John Goodman

First, Hollywood bible Variety proclaimed that John Goodman’s turn in Paramount Pictures’ mystery thriller “10 Cloverfield Lane” is “The First Truly Oscar-Worthy Performance of 2016.” (Watch the latest trailer of “10 Cloverfield Lane” below.) The article praises, “[H]is performance is impressive for its complexity. Working from a script that ebbs and flows with ease andContinue reading “’10 Cloverfield Lane’ eyes first Oscar nom for John Goodman”