Category: Movie

Production begins on Disney’s live-action ‘Mulan’

Production on Disney’s “Mulan,” a live-action adaptation of the studio’s 1998 animated feature, has begun. The film will shoot on locations in New Zealand and China and will open in Philippine theaters on March 27, 2020. Liu Yifei (“The Forbidden Kingdom,” “Once Upon a Time”) was cast as Hua Mulan following a year-long global casting

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Giant shark film ‘The Meg’ earns P63.4-M in 5 days, opens at no. 1 in PH

Warner Bros. Pictures’ giant shark thriller “The Meg” took the biggest bite off the Philippine box office this weekend to open at No.1. The Jason Statham actioner grossed a splashy P63.4-million for the five-day opening weekend (Aug. 8 to 12) in only 274 screens, becoming Warner’s best opener for the year todate after “Rampage” (P59.7-M)

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New action-horror film traces how ‘The First Purge’ was born

It’s been five years since the world first experienced the provocative concept of The Purge, when, for one night during the year, all crime—including murder—became legal. Electrifying the culture with its dystopic premise, the home-invasion thriller The Purge spawned a franchise that explored the madness that seeps into our everyday lives. Unleashed in the streets

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WINNERS: Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival 2018

Here are the winners of Cinemalaya 2018: Best Film (Full-length): KUNG PAANO HINIHINTAY ANG DAPITHAPON by Carlo Catu Best Film (Short Feature): JODILERKS DELA CRUZ, EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH by Carlo Francisco Manatad Special Jury Award (Full-length): Pan De Salawal by Che Espiritu Special Jury Award (Short Feature): SI ASTRI MAKA SI TAMBULAH by Xeph

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SM Cinema rekindles your childhood imagination in ‘Christopher Robin’

This August, bring back the playfulness, wonder, and imagination of your childhood days as Walt Disney Studios gives Winnie the Pooh his own live-action movie treatment via Christopher Robin. Christopher Robin has grown up and is stuck in a demanding job that not only overworks and underpays him but has also dimmed his adventurous and

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SM Cinema unlocks abysmal horror of the Internet through ‘Unfriended: Dark Web’

This August, be ready to get terrified with the latest SM Cinema Exclusive offering Unfriended: Dark Web, a stand-alone sequel to the 2015 film Unfriended. In a computer-mediated world, and as technology connects us to the World Wide Web, our curiosity is being wired further in discovering the deeper and anonymous side of the internet—the

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‘The Nun’ director on contributing to ‘The Conjuring’ universe

Director Corin Hardy (“The Hallows”) collaborates with James Wan, director and producer of the record-setting horror hits “The Conjuring” and “The Conjuring 2,” to explore another dark corner of that universe with New Line Cinema’s horror-thriller “The Nun.” When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with

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Sarah Geronimo is back on the big screen via Pinoy version of ‘Miss Granny’

After her successful concert tour in the US, and in celebration of her 15th anniversary in show business, Pop Royalty Sarah Geronimo is back on the big screen via VIVA Films’ newest release, the drama comedy, “MISS GRANNY.” Co-starring with Multimedia Prince, James Reid and Kapamilya Heartthrob, Xian Lim under the able direction of certified hit

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Vhong Navarro travels back in time to get love back in ‘Unli Life’

Vhong Navarro returns to the big screen with his brand of comedy in Unli Life, Regal Entertainment Inc.’s upcoming movie offering. The film is also Regal’s official entry to the forthcoming Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino film festival. Just last year, Vhong entertained the audience with two comedy films: Mang Kepweng Returns; and the blockbuster hit

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Producers of blockbuster hit ‘Bad Genius’ present rom-com ‘Brother of the Year’

Following the international success of high school heist thriller ‘Bad Genius,’ Thai production outfit GDH 559 presents BROTHER OF THE YEAR – a film that threads on themes of sibling rivalry relationship and romantic comedy. BROTHER OF THE YEAR is directed by Vithaya Thongyuyong and stars Thai heartthrobs Sunny Suwanmethanont, Nichkhun Horvejkul of Korean boy

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