FDCP sends off six Filipino films to New York Asian Film Festival

In celebration of the lineup of six (6) Filipino genre films to be featured in this year’s New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), the Film Development Council of the Philippines held a Send-Off Press Conference for Filipino delegates last July 10, 2018 at Cocoon Hotel, Quezon City. BuyBust directed by Erik Matti, Neomanila directed byContinue reading “FDCP sends off six Filipino films to New York Asian Film Festival”

Piolo-Toni-starrer ‘Last Night’ introduces night romance in local movies

The taste of Filipino moviegoers has drastically changed over the past years, much can be credited to the exposure of our kababayans to the works of different content creators all over the world – may it be in theaters, on television or via streaming. This year, we have seen how “Kita Kita,” a seemingly smallContinue reading “Piolo-Toni-starrer ‘Last Night’ introduces night romance in local movies”

Piolo, Coleen, Dawn team up for the first time in ‘Love Me Tomorrow’

The long wait is finally over as Piolo Pascual, Coleen Garcia and Dawn Zulueta team up for the very first time in Star Cinema’s upcoming romantic light drama, “Love Me Tomorrow.” Directed by 2015’s mainstream breakthrough director Gino M. Santos and with a script written and develop by Jeff Stelton and G3 San Diego, LoveContinue reading “Piolo, Coleen, Dawn team up for the first time in ‘Love Me Tomorrow’”

‘Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis’ screens anew at the Cinematheque Centre Manila

Due to insistent public demand, the Cinematheque Centre Manila is re-screening Lav Diaz’s Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis during its run in April and May 2016. The Cinematheque is located at 855 T.M. Kalaw Street, Ermita, Manila. Admission is at P200. Screening starts at 11:00 AM, with a one-hour break and another thirty-minute break. Just for theContinue reading “‘Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis’ screens anew at the Cinematheque Centre Manila”

MOVIE REVIEW: Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis (2016)

“Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis” (A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery) Review Written and directed by Lav Diaz May kung anong hiwaga sa loob ng bagong pelikula ni Lav Diaz na sa unang eksena pa lang ay mararamdaman na. May kung anong pagtagos mula sa halos kwadradong litrato patungo sa pandama ng manonood. Mananatili ito saContinue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis (2016)”

WINNERS: 2016 PMPC Star Awards for Movies

The Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC) has announced the winners and awardees for the 32nd Star Awards for Movies held on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila in Pasay City. The PMPC Star Awards honors the best Filipino movies, performers and stakeholders of 2015 for the mainstream and indieContinue reading “WINNERS: 2016 PMPC Star Awards for Movies”

Lav Diaz’s 8-hour ‘Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis’ to compete in Berlinale 2016

Lav Diaz’s eight-hour Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis (A Lullaby for the Sorrowful Mystery) has been officially selected to compete in the Main Competition section of the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival. In black and white and running at 482 minutes, Hele marries history, literature, and mythology as it follows an interconnected narratives during the Philippine Revolution of 1896-1897 against the Spanish.Continue reading “Lav Diaz’s 8-hour ‘Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis’ to compete in Berlinale 2016”