Tag: Metro Manila Film Festival

  • ‘Haunted Mansion’ aims to nab Best Picture, Best Actress at MMFF 2015

    ‘Haunted Mansion’ aims to nab Best Picture, Best Actress at MMFF 2015

    Multi-awarded director Jun Lana made sure that Regal Entertainment’s Metro Manila Film Festival entry, ‘Haunted Mansion,’ is tops not just in the technical aspect but in the acting department as well. This year’s biggest horror movie topbills Janella Salvador, Marlo Mortel and Jerome Ponce with senior actors Iza Calzado, Dominic Ochoa and Janice De Belen. […]

  • Jennylyn Mercado, Jericho Rosales paired in ‘Walang Forever’

    Jennylyn Mercado, Jericho Rosales paired in ‘Walang Forever’

    Producers of the 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival entry “Walang Forever” did right in choosing award-winning actor Jericho Rosales to be Jennylyn Mercado’s leading man in “Walang Forever.” “Walang Forever” is from the same producers that brought us the 2014 MMFF sleeper blockbuster “English Only, Please,” which also topbilled Jennylyn, who won the MMFF best […]

  • MOVIE REVIEW: Tandem (2015)

    MOVIE REVIEW: Tandem (2015)

    Tandem begins with a man ready to shoot a dog point blank. He dons a fierce look which makes the tension tighter and lets the audience anticipate the thriller that is yet to unfold. As another man approaches, it gives a first look at the main characters: two men who wear mask, hides guns in their pockets, […]

  • GUIDE: Metro Manila Film Festival 2015

    GUIDE: Metro Manila Film Festival 2015

    Now on its 41st year, the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) offers 8 full-length feature films. As a rule, no foreign films are shown in Philippine cinemas and theaters in order to showcase locally produced films. However, Star Wars: The Force Awakens will still be shown in IMAX theaters during the film festival. This annual event […]

  • ‘Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo’ screens producers’ cut in cinemas

    ‘Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo’ screens producers’ cut in cinemas

    Historical films, which were once considered unexciting, have now crossed over to mainstream pop culture thanks to the unprecedented success of the movie Heneral Luna. The film has sparked a yearning and curiosity among Filipino filmgoers for movies with a similarly rich historical and cultural value. Among the films that have gained renewed attention is […]

  • GUIDE: MMFF New Wave 2015

    GUIDE: MMFF New Wave 2015

    Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) has just announced the finalists for its three categories: Full-Length Features, HOOQ Short Films and Animation. MMFF New Wave 2015 will run from December 17 to 24 at SM Megamall, Glorietta 4, and Robinsons Place Manila. Here are the screening schedules of MMFF New Wave 2015 per venue: (See the screening […]

  • Kris Aquino backs out of MMFF movie, says ‘I’m a jerk’

    Kris Aquino backs out of MMFF movie, says ‘I’m a jerk’

    Barely two months away from Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2015, Kris Aquino made a last-minute announcement October 7 on backing out on her upcoming MMFF movie that would have top-billed her with Mayor Herbert Bautista.