WINNERS: Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2018

Here is the complete list of winners of the 44th Metro Manila Film Festival as announced December 27, Thursday night at The Theater at Solaire in Parañaque City. Best Actress in a Leading Role: Gloria Romero, RAINBOW’S SUNSETBest Actor in a Leading Role: Dennis Trillo, ONE GREAT LOVE Best Picture: RAINBOW’S SUNSET2nd Best Picture: AURORA3rd Best Picture:Continue reading “WINNERS: Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2018”

‘One Great Love’ review: Unexpected twist of love and heartbreak

One Great Love propels love-hate feels with an amazing story played out by remarkable performances of Kim Chiu, Dennis Trillo, and JC De Vera. ‘One Great Love’ revolves around the story of Zyra Paez (Kim Chiu), whose relationship with Carl Mauricio (JC de Vera) has failed. She decides to give their relationship one more try but soon finds herselfContinue reading “‘One Great Love’ review: Unexpected twist of love and heartbreak”

‘The Girl in the Orange Dress’ review: Hide-and-seek made fun and romantic

The Girl in the Orange Dress has all the kilig feels with Jessy Mendiola’s comeback on the big screen via first ever teamup with Jericho Rosales. ‘The Girl in the Orange Dress’ tells the story of Anna Villegas (Jessy), who is captured in a short video as she is being carried into a hotel byContinue reading “‘The Girl in the Orange Dress’ review: Hide-and-seek made fun and romantic”

‘Mary, Marry Me’ review: Fun-filled with love and rivalry

RC delos Reyes puts up the tandem of Gonzaga sisters in a feel-good family film this MMFF 2018 through Mary, Marry Me. ‘Mary, Marry Me’ is all about family and sisterhood. It tells the story of Mary Jane (Toni Gonzaga), and her younger sister Mary Anne (Alex) who is set to marry the former’s ex-boyfriend,Continue reading “‘Mary, Marry Me’ review: Fun-filled with love and rivalry”

WATCH: Official trailers for 2018 Metro Manila Film Festival entries

Watch the official trailers for the eight entries to the 2018 Metro Manila Film Festival here. Now on its 44th edition, the 2018 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) will feature the following full-length films throughout the Philippines: Aurora (Viva Films / Aliud Entertainment) Fantastica (Star Cinema / Viva Films) Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles (CCM FilmContinue reading “WATCH: Official trailers for 2018 Metro Manila Film Festival entries”

WATCH: Teaser for ‘One Great Love’ tangles Kim Chiu, Dennis Trillo, JC de Vera

Regal Entertainment, Inc. has just unveiled the first teaser for ‘One Great Love,’ an official entry to the upcoming 2018 Metro Manila Film Festival. Starring A-listers Dennis Trillo, JC de Vera, and Kim Chiu, it will be shown in cinemas nationwide starting December 25. We all wish that we find our One Great Love inContinue reading “WATCH: Teaser for ‘One Great Love’ tangles Kim Chiu, Dennis Trillo, JC de Vera”

MOVIE REVIEW: Deadma Walking (2017)

Led by the powerhouse performances of Joross Gamboa and Edgar Allan Guzman, Deadma Walking (Julius Alfonso, 2017) is a campy feast of a well-arched gag-laughter/tear-jerker that embraces its B-movie elements, producing a very original comedy classic. Based on the 2016 Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature winning screenplay, and hemmed by the directorial debutContinue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: Deadma Walking (2017)”

MMFF entry ‘Deadma Walking,’ Graded A by the Cinema Evaluation Board

The 2017 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) entry ‘Deadma Walking’ is graded A by the Cinema Evaluation Board (CEB), the highest merit given to a film submitted for evaluation. Starring reliable actors Joross Gamboa and Edgar Allan Guzman, the film is based on the screenplay of the same name which won the 2nd Prize inContinue reading “MMFF entry ‘Deadma Walking,’ Graded A by the Cinema Evaluation Board”

WINNERS: Metro Manila Film Festival 2016

Here is the complete list of winners of the 42nd Metro Manila Film Festival as announced December 29, Thursday night at Kia Theater in Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City. Best Actress in a Leading Role: Irma Adlawan, ORO Best Actor in a Leading Role: Paolo Ballesteros, DIE BEAUTIFUL Best Picture: SUNDAY BEAUTY QUEEN Special Jury Prize:Continue reading “WINNERS: Metro Manila Film Festival 2016”

FULL LIST: Best Picture winners, Metro Manila Film Festival (1975 – 2015)

The Metro Manila Film Festival is an annual film festival held in Metro Manila, Philippines since 1975. It runs from December 25 through New Year’s Day and into the first weekend of January in the following year. The selection of Best Picture used to have a commercial viability criterion (box-office performance of the entries). It wasContinue reading “FULL LIST: Best Picture winners, Metro Manila Film Festival (1975 – 2015)”