Hit comedy film ‘Patay Na si Hesus’ opens in US, Canada theaters

The mad, family roadtrip from Cebu is driving all the way to North America! The most critically acclaimed Filipino comedy film of 2017, T-Rex Entertainment’s “Patay Na Si Hesus” marks its foreign exhibition as it arrives in US and Canada theaters starting Friday, April 6. Fans and moviegoers in North America may refer to theContinue reading “Hit comedy film ‘Patay Na si Hesus’ opens in US, Canada theaters”

MOVIE REVIEW: Patay Na si Hesus (2017)

Filled with a dynamic ensemble of quirky, off-beat characters and an unapologetic screenplay possessing subtle hints of satire and over the top humor, Victor Villanueva’s Patay na si Hesus proves to be one of the year’s revelations. Set in Cebu, heavily written in the laid-back, homey diphthongs of the Visayan language, the film follows theContinue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: Patay Na si Hesus (2017)”

What’s the buzz about road comedy film ‘Patay Na si Hesus?’

No one gets crucified in the new satirical comedy “Patay na si Hesus.” Well, no one or nothing except Pinoy cinema’s tired cliches, our outdated biases, predictable expectations and actors’ over-the-top performances. The latter gets skewered by the cast’s purposely deadpan dialogue delivery – led by the effortless Jaclyn Jose – rendering punchlines funnier, theContinue reading “What’s the buzz about road comedy film ‘Patay Na si Hesus?’”

Columbia Pictures picks ‘Patay Na si Hesus’ for distribution

Columbia Pictures is back to local film distribution via comedy movie “Patay na si Hesus,” starring Cannes Film Festival 2016’s Best Actress (“Ma’ Rosa”) Jaclyn Jose. Home to blockbuster films such as “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” the Resident Evil franchise, and the James Bond movies “Spectre” and “Skyfall,” the Sony-owned company marks its return to local movie distributionContinue reading “Columbia Pictures picks ‘Patay Na si Hesus’ for distribution”