‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ review: A fulfilling farewell

Concluding with ‘The Hidden World,’ the ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ franchise goes down in history as one of the best trilogies ever made. How long does it take to train a dragon? For DreamWorks, it takes three films. Its final installment, How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, suggests that the last partContinue reading “‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ review: A fulfilling farewell”

‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’ review: Spooky gateway horror film for children

Eli Roth’s ‘The House With a Clock in Its Walls’ comes a little late in the game, but it’s a perfect double feature with Jack Black’s other dark fantasy film, ‘Goosebumps.’ The words ‘family-friendly’ and ‘Eli Roth’ feels jarring to be seen together. You see, filmmaker Roth is one of the propagators of the term “tortureContinue reading “‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’ review: Spooky gateway horror film for children”

Find your magic in ‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’

In the tradition of Amblin classics where fantastical events occur in the most unexpected places, Jack Black (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Goosebumps) and two-time Academy Award® winner Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine, Thor: Ragnarok) star in The House with a Clock in Its Walls, from Amblin Entertainment. The magical adventure tells the spine-tingling tale ofContinue reading “Find your magic in ‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’”

Cate Blanchett calculates her risks in heist thriller ‘Ocean’s 8’

In Warner Bros. Pictures’ heist thriller “Ocean’s 8,” Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock)—just released from prison—has been concocting the greatest heist of her storied career. The first person with whom Debbie connects is her old partner in crime, Lou, played by two-time Academy Award-winner Cate Blanchett (“Blue Jasmine”). “Debbie has to coax Lou back into thatContinue reading “Cate Blanchett calculates her risks in heist thriller ‘Ocean’s 8’”

‘Ocean’s 8’ review: Stylish photocopy of ‘Ocean’s 11’ blueprint, with less swagger

Gary Ross’ Ocean’s 8 has a paint-by-numbers approach that checks all the boxes it needs for your standard Ocean’s heist, more with style but less with tension and swagger. Diamonds and jewels aside, the biggest heist that Ocean’s 8 pulls off in this gender-bender spin-off is to replicate Ocean’s 11’s blueprint and present it with glossContinue reading “‘Ocean’s 8’ review: Stylish photocopy of ‘Ocean’s 11’ blueprint, with less swagger”

Kick-ass ladies rob the Met Gala in ‘Ocean’s 8’

Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna and Helena Bonham Carter. All of them team up in Warner Bros. Pictures’ new action adventure Ocean’s 8 in Phiippine cinemas June 13. It’s been more than 10 years since an Ocean-led crew has conned their way to millions of dollars. Now aContinue reading “Kick-ass ladies rob the Met Gala in ‘Ocean’s 8’”

WATCH: Trailer for ‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’ starring Jack Black, Cate Blanchett

In the tradition of Amblin classics where fantastical events occur in the most unexpected places, Jack Black and two-time Academy Award® winner Cate Blanchett star in The House with a Clock in Its Walls, from Amblin Entertainment. Check out its newly-launched trailer and teaser poster below and watch The House with a Clock in ItsContinue reading “WATCH: Trailer for ‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’ starring Jack Black, Cate Blanchett”

Cate Blanchett plays first female villain in a Marvel film via ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

Hela is the first female villain in a Marvel film and she is set to be the most powerful enemy yet of Thor in Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok. The pivotal role is played by Academy Award-winning actress Cate Blanchett (Cinderella, Blue Jasmine). Thor: Ragnarok opens in Philippine cinemas on October 25, 2017. Check out aContinue reading “Cate Blanchett plays first female villain in a Marvel film via ‘Thor: Ragnarok’”