Tag: MMFF

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 in

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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 was

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FULL LIST: Winners, Metro Manila Film Festival 2015

The 41st Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) awards night was held at the KIA Theater in Araneta Center, Quezon City Sunday, December 27. Here is the full list of winners of MMFF 2015: Best Actress: Jennylyn Mercado (Walang Forever) Best Actor: Jericho Rosales (Walang Forever) Best Picture: Walang Forever 2nd Best Picture: Buy Now, Die Later

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Regal promises scarier ‘Shake, Rattle & Roll’ in ‘Haunted Mansion’

Regal Entertainment’s highly successful Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) horror trilogy franchise, Shake, Rattle & Roll gives way this year to an even hair-raising, sine-chilling, bloodier, horrifying theater experience as the mother and daughter tandem of Lily Monteverde field Haunted Mansion right on Christmas Day. Directed by multi-awarded Jun Lana, Haunted Mansion features three of

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Vic, Ai-Ai, Aldub to bring #KiligPaMore in ‘My Bebe Love’

Undeniably the most-awaited and much-anticipated from among this year’s entries to the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF), “My Bebe Love: Kilig Pa More” has got everyone excitedly doing the countdown til Christmas Day, the first day showing of the groundbreaking movie starring comedy royalties Vic Sotto and Ai-Ai Delas Alas, and the phenomenal loveteam of

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‘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.

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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

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‘Nilalang’ aims to change the game in Philippine Cinema

While every film tells a story – that of characters, conflicts and even subliminal messages – few are made carrying a clear sense of purpose that goes beyond what the audience sees on screen. The kind where viewers, as the credits roll, begin to think, “every movie should be made that way.” WeLovePost, — or

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MOVIE REVIEW: Magkakabaung (2014)

After unknowingly administering the wrong medication to his sick child, should a father be held morally or legally responsible for his action and inaction? Jason Paul Laxamana’s latest full-length feature Magkakabaung (The Coffin Maker) explores a single father’s way of living and the decisions he makes for her daughter even right after the accident. The

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