Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart bicker to ‘The Next Level’ in ‘Jumanji’ sequel

Today’s funniest screen tandem Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart are back as in-game avatars Dr. Smolder Bravestone and Mouse Finbar, respectively, in Columbia Pictures’ epic action-adventure Jumanji: The Next Level (now showing in Philippine cinemas). But there are twists! Because the game was smashed at the end of the previous film, it’s not functioning normally, which meansContinue reading “Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart bicker to ‘The Next Level’ in ‘Jumanji’ sequel”

‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ review: Hilariously good comeback

Director Jake Kasdan brings us back to a whole new exciting world of the classic ‘Jumanji’ game as we know it. Jumanji: Next Level is one of the most anticipated sequels this year. Following the success of the previous installment, Next Level brings us to a whole new world of Jumanji with new challenges, additionalContinue reading “‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ review: Hilariously good comeback”

‘Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw’ review: Audacious and ridiculous

Part-car-chase-action, part-buddy-comedy, and arguably part-superhero film, ‘Hobbs and Shaw’ serviceably assembles the requisites for a popcorn blockbuster. The plot of the Fast & Furious films truly came a long way from illegal street-racing and high speed heists. Its newest spin-off, Hobbs & Shaw, ratchets up the stakes by involving a deadly virus that can wipeContinue reading “‘Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw’ review: Audacious and ridiculous”

Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham collide in ‘Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw’

Although Fast fans already know Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw, director David Leitch wanted to re-introduce them on their own terms and establish their lives away from the rest of the Fast team. The first scene in Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw hilariously contrasts Hobbs’ laid-back life in California with Shaw’s extravagant life in London, using a split screen toContinue reading “Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham collide in ‘Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw’”

WATCH: ‘Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw’ payoff trailer reveals epic action

Saving the world is easy, but working together is going to be a real pain in the ass. Watch the payoff trailer for Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw starring Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba and Vanessa Kirby. In Philippine cinemas July 31, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw is distributed by United International Pictures throughContinue reading “WATCH: ‘Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw’ payoff trailer reveals epic action”

‘Skyscraper’ review: Physics-defying, vertigo-inducing action flick

Looking at The Rock’s trajectory in this movie poster, there’s simply no way he could have made it, right? ‘Skyscraper’ screws physics and logic to disprove this. These days, Dwayne Johnson has been churning out blockbuster movies faster than any other action star—like he’s a film studio himself. Not to mention his ongoing HBO showContinue reading “‘Skyscraper’ review: Physics-defying, vertigo-inducing action flick”

Dwayne Johnson makes spectacular leap of faith in ‘Skyscraper’

Action superstar Dwayne Johnson headlines Universal Pictures and Legendary’s epic action thriller Skyscraper. Director Rawson Marshall Thurber describes it as Die Hard meets Towering Inferno set in Hong Kong—a love letter to the action movies the director grew up watching. “I wanted to make a big movie that demands a big-screen experience, with the biggestContinue reading “Dwayne Johnson makes spectacular leap of faith in ‘Skyscraper’”

World’s tallest building set ablaze in Dwayne Johnson-starrer ‘Skyscraper’

Global superstar Dwayne Johnson leads the cast of Legendary’s Skyscraper as former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Sawyer, who now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in China he finds the tallest, safest building in the world, The Pearl, suddenly ablaze—and he’s been framed for it. A wanted man onContinue reading “World’s tallest building set ablaze in Dwayne Johnson-starrer ‘Skyscraper’”

Go behind the scenes of action film ‘Skyscraper’ in new featurette

Universal Pictures has just unveiled a new featurette inviting viewers to take a look inside the tower at the center of Skyscraper starring Dwayne Johnson under the direction of Central Intelligence’s Rawson Marshall Thurber. Check out the featurette below and watch Skyscraper in Philippine cinemas July 11. Global icon Dwayne Johnson leads the cast ofContinue reading “Go behind the scenes of action film ‘Skyscraper’ in new featurette”

Dwayne Johnson hangs tough in the main poster of ‘Skyscraper’

Dwayne Johnson hangs on for dear life in the main poster artwork of Universal Pictures’ action-thriller Skyscraper. Check out the one-sheet below and watch Skyscraper in Philippine cinemas July 11. Global icon Dwayne Johnson leads the cast of Legendary’s Skyscraper as former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Sawyer, who nowContinue reading “Dwayne Johnson hangs tough in the main poster of ‘Skyscraper’”