‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ opens Nov 18 in PH

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” directed by Francis Lawrence now brings the franchise to its powerful final chapter in which Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) realizes the stakes are no longer just for survival – they are for the future. With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow

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Jack Black plays fictional version of real-life author in ‘Goosebumps’

At the center of Columbia Pictures’ new adventure comedy Goosebumps is top comic actor Jack Black (“Kung Fu Panda,” “King Kong”) in the role of R.L. Stine, real-life author of the hugely popular book series, Goosebumps. The film brings the Goosebumps series to life on the big screen for the first time, combining dozens of

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‘Victor Frankenstein’ reanimates movie monster

Filming a re-imagining of Frankenstein was, jokes director Paul McGuigan, rather like giving life to a movie monster. McGuigan, admirably lauded for his thrilling works in exceptional movies with A-list actors such as Bruce Willis, Josh Hartnett and Ben Kingsley in “Lucky Number Slevin,” Chris Evans and Dakota Fanning in “Push,” Tom Hardy, Paul Bettany

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WATCH: 2015 MMFF entry ‘#Walang Forever’ teaser

Quantum Films has just released a teaser for the upcoming Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) entry #Walang Forever with Jennylyn Mercado and Jericho Rosales. It also stars Carlo Aquino, Juan Miguel Severo, Jerald Napoles, Matt Daclan, Edna Froilan and Nonoy Froilan among others. #Walang Forever is directed by Dan Villegas who helmed the Jennylyn Mercado and Derek Ramsay-starrer

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‘Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse’ teases humor, horror

Paramount Pictures has shared the domestic and international posters for its upcoming teen-oriented horror comedy Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, both carrying the innuendo-filled tagline, “Always Bring Protection.” Packed with blood-soaked gags and inappropriate humor, “Scouts Guide” is said to be equal parts gory horror and raunchy comedy, pulling no punches on both grounds.

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Vin Diesel plays human world guardian in ‘The Last Witch Hunter’

Global action hero Vin Diesel heads an impressive cast of actors in the non-stop action film The Last Witch Hunter, a gorgeously rendered, explosively physical and thoroughly original fantasy adventure. The will propel audiences into a complex mythological universe packed with intense battles, unthinkable treachery and unforgettable characters. Set in a world never before seen

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‘Knock Knock’ spots fatal attraction in social media age

Knock Knock is a psychosexual thriller not intended for the faint of heart and easily disturbed. In the upcoming Keanu Reeves starrer, critically acclaimed horror director Eli Roth takes fear notches higher as he pits a married man Evan (Reeves) against two irresistible seductresses Genesis (Lorenza Izzo) and Bel (Ana de Armas) who initially knocked

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‘Kong: Skull Island’ set for 2017, ‘Godzilla 2’ for 2018, ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ for 2020

Burbank, CA – October 14, 2015 – Following Legendary’s and Warner Bros. Pictures’ 2014 success with the global reinvention of the Godzilla franchise, the companies have come together to create an epic, new shared cinematic franchise. All-powerful monsters become towering heroes for a new generation, revealing a mythology that brings together Godzilla and Legendary’s King

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MOVIE REVIEW: Crimson Peak (2015)

CRIMSON PEAK (2015, US) Starring Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain,  Charlie Hunnam, and Jim Beaver Directed by Guillermo del Toro Written by Guillermo del Toro and Matthew Robbins Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak is a watchable gothic fantasy romance teeming with marvelous production design and a strikingly self-aware tale that laughs at its own tropes while making sure

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Película Spanish Film Festival 2015 runs Oct 19-25 at Intramuros

From October 19 to 25, PELÍCULA-PELIKULA, the Spanish Film Festival featuring the best of Spanish and Latin American cinema, will continue with a second leg at Intramuros. Presented by Instituto Cervantes, the Embassy of Spain-AECID, the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), Intramuros Administration, and the NCCA, the second run of the Spanish Film

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