‘Ghostbusters’ taps comedy chops of Chris Hemsworth

One of the most sought after actors in Hollywood today, Chris Hemsworth (“Thor” and “The Avengers” series) takes on the role of receptionist Kevin, a clueless man with a sweet simple attitude that both charms and confounds his female bosses to no end, in Columbia Pictures’ new action-adventure “Ghostbusters.” “Ghostbusters” makes its long-awaited return, rebootedContinue reading “‘Ghostbusters’ taps comedy chops of Chris Hemsworth”

Shark lurks in ‘The Shallows’ main poster

The international main poster art of Columbia Pictures’ new, edge-of-your-seat thriller “The Shallows” starring Blake Lively has been released by the studio, ominously showing the dangers that await star Blake Lively. In the taut thriller “The Shallows,” Nancy Adams (Lively) is surfing on a secluded beach when she finds herself in the feeding ground ofContinue reading “Shark lurks in ‘The Shallows’ main poster”

Netherlands embassy, Dakila launch Dutch-Filipino filmfest

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands has recently launched a partnership with DAKILA, an organization of artists and advocates building a movement of heroism towards social transformation, through a Dutch-Filipino film festival happening from May to October around key cities in the Philippines. The film festival is part of the celebration of  Netherlands’ 65Continue reading “Netherlands embassy, Dakila launch Dutch-Filipino filmfest”

MOVIE REVIEW: London Has Fallen (2016)

“LONDON HAS FALLEN” REVIEW DIRECTED BY BABAK NAJAFI STORY BY CREIGHTON ROTHENBERGER AND KATRIN BENEDIKT “Prepare for Bloody Hell.” Not exactly original. Or witty. But the imagery and the line would already give you an idea what to expect, more so if you were able to watch the first film. London has Fallen is theContinue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: London Has Fallen (2016)”

Oscars 2016: Full list, Academy Awards winners

The winners of Oscars 2016 were announced at the 88th Academy Awards ceremony as presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) on February 28, 2016 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Actor Chris Rock hosted the show for the second time, having previously hosted the 77th ceremony in 2005. HereContinue reading “Oscars 2016: Full list, Academy Awards winners”

Rebel Wilson plays party animal in ‘How to Be Single’

Fresh from reprising her breakout role as fan-favorite Fat Amy in the smash comedy “Pitch Perfect 2,” Rebel Wilson now stars opposite Dakota Johnson in New Line Cinema’s “How to Be Single.” Based on the book by Liz Tucillo (TV’s “Sex & the City,” “He’s Just Not That Into You”), the film follows a hostContinue reading “Rebel Wilson plays party animal in ‘How to Be Single’”

Zac Efron, Robert De Niro star in buddy road trip comedy ‘Dirty Grandpa’

Zac Efron and Robert De Niro go on a wild familial bonding in “Dirty Grandpa,” where Edron plays young, buttoned-up, conservative lawyer Jason Kelly who is in the final stages of preparation for a picture-perfect wedding to his seemingly ideal fiancée Meredith Goldstein (Julianne Hough) when Jason’s beloved paternal grandmother passes. Though it’s the weekContinue reading “Zac Efron, Robert De Niro star in buddy road trip comedy ‘Dirty Grandpa’”

Japan’s infamous suicide ‘Forest’ now subject of new horror film

Rising with terrifying grandeur at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan, the legendary real-life Aokigahara Forest is the suspense-filled setting of Columbia Pictures’ new supernatural thriller “The Forest.” In the film, a young American woman, Sara (Natalie Dormer), journeys to the Aokigahara Forest in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared. InContinue reading “Japan’s infamous suicide ‘Forest’ now subject of new horror film”

WATCH: ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ catapults new trailer

The delightful characters from the beloved – and addicting – mobile game app come to life in the new trailer for Columbia Pictures’ “The Angry Birds Movie.” The trailer may be viewed below. In the 3D animated comedy, “The Angry Birds Movie,” we’ll finally find out why the birds are so angry. The movie takesContinue reading “WATCH: ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ catapults new trailer”

Alicia Vikander shines with Oscar-worthy performance in ‘The Danish Girl’

One of the most promising actors of her generation, Alicia Vikander has been a talent to watch in cinema in 2015, gaining international recognition, one film after another. After receiving acting prizes from several critics groups for her breakout role in “Ex Machina,” Vikander starts 2016 in style – copping her first Academy Award nominationContinue reading “Alicia Vikander shines with Oscar-worthy performance in ‘The Danish Girl’”