Ice Cube’s son plays dad in ‘Straight Outta Compton’

Casting for the key roles of a complex, emotional, real-life street drama like Universal Pictures’ Straight Outta Compton was highly personal and took an immense effort by director F. Gary Gray. Of course, their goal when casting the five coveted roles was the full package of triple-threat performers—who could act, look the part and perform with an unfiltered intensity that channeled N.W.A. members Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, DJ Yella and MC Ren.Continue reading “Ice Cube’s son plays dad in ‘Straight Outta Compton’”

QC Int’l Pink Film Festival 2015 runs from Oct 6 to 11

QC International Pink Film Festival 2015 will run from October 6 to 11 at Gateway Cineplex of Gateway Mall, Quezon City. Tickets are priced at 100 pesos apiece.Continue reading “QC Int’l Pink Film Festival 2015 runs from Oct 6 to 11”

WATCH: First trailer of ‘The Angry Birds Movie’

The highly anticipated first trailer of Columbia Pictures’ The Angry Birds Movie has just been released and may be viewed below. In the 3D animated comedy, “The Angry Birds Movie,” we’ll finally find out why the birds are so angry.Continue reading “WATCH: First trailer of ‘The Angry Birds Movie’”

MMFF 2015 Summer Student filmfest runs from Oct 2 to 6

Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) Summer Student Film Festival 2015 will run from October 2 to 6, 2015 at Cinema 1, The Podium Mall, Mandaluyong City. Admission is free on a first-come, first-served basis.Continue reading “MMFF 2015 Summer Student filmfest runs from Oct 2 to 6”

‘Goosebumps’ star Dylan Minnette, from reader to actor

For Dylan Minnette, landing a leading role in Columbia Pictures’ Goosebumps movie was a dream come true. The 18-year-old actor grew up an avid reader of the Goosebumps books, written by best-selling children’s author R.L. Stine, and now features as the young male lead in the big-screen adaptation, starring opposite Jack Black.Continue reading “‘Goosebumps’ star Dylan Minnette, from reader to actor”

Dakota Johnson leads the women of ‘Black Mass’

Though, in the context of the time, the FBI and the mob were each something of a boys’ club, there are women in the story Warner Bros. Pictures’ new thriller Black Mass who have a distinct impact on what transpires. Portraying them are Dakota Johnson (“Fifty Shades of Grey”), Juno Temple (“Maleficent”) and Julianne Nicholson (“August: Osage County”).Continue reading “Dakota Johnson leads the women of ‘Black Mass’”

Visionary director Guillermo del Toro on ‘Crimson Peak’

From the imagination of director Guillermo del Toro comes Universal Pictures’ gothic romance Crimson Peak starring Mia Wasikowska (“Alice in Wonderland”), two-time Academy Award® nominee Jessica Chastain (“Interstellar”), Tom Hiddleston (“Thor” series) and Charlie Hunnam (“Pacific Rim”).Continue reading “Visionary director Guillermo del Toro on ‘Crimson Peak’”

Top comedians voice monsters in ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’

Dracula, Frankenstein, the Werewolf, the Invisible Man and the Mummy return for their full reinvention as cool monsters in Sony Pictures Animation’s new animated comedy Hotel Transylvania 2. Providing their voices are top comedians Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Steve Buscemi, David Spade and Keegan-Michael Key.Continue reading “Top comedians voice monsters in ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’”