Alex Gonzaga, Xian Lim’s ‘Love the Way U Lie’ to premiere on Netflix

This supposed-to-be entry to the first Summer Metro Manila Film Festival is now a Netflix Film!

‘Hanggang Kailan’ review: Finding love in goodbyes

Bona Fajardo puts the chemistry of Xian Lim and Louise delos Reyes into something unexpected in the feel good film Hanggang Kailan . Hanggang Kailan opens on the first day trip of Donnie (Xian) and Kath (Louise) in Saga, Japan, the two celebrating their second year anniversary while trying to think of a convenient solutionContinue reading “‘Hanggang Kailan’ review: Finding love in goodbyes”

Xian Lim, Louise Delos Reyes paired for the first time via ‘Hanggang Kailan’

What if you had one last trip to be with the person you love before you end your relationship? How do you say goodbye? VIVA Films, the producer of 100 Tula Para Kay Stella and Sid & Aya (Not a Love Story), in cooperation with BluArt Productions and XL8, continues to redefine the romance genreContinue reading “Xian Lim, Louise Delos Reyes paired for the first time via ‘Hanggang Kailan’”

Box-office hit ‘Miss Granny’ breaches 100-million peso mark

The Philippine adaptation of ‘Miss Granny,’ starring Sarah Geronimo, James Reid, and Xian Lim, has breached the 100-million peso mark. The social media channels of Viva Films made the announcement today, August 31. ‘Miss Granny’ opened strongly across the country in more than 220 cinemas on August 22. Based on the South Korean film ofContinue reading “Box-office hit ‘Miss Granny’ breaches 100-million peso mark”

‘Miss Granny’ (2018) review: Sarah Geronimo’s performance makes this Pinoy remake triumphant

Bb. Joyce Bernal’s adaptation of ‘Miss Granny’ is a testament to Sarah Geronimo’s well-rounded artistry. There’s a broad and classic appeal in films with body/age-swap premises (Big, Freaky Friday, 17 Again, 13 Going on 30) that they’re reincarnated time and again in cinema. Such concept is a perfect device for escapism—what would it feel likeContinue reading “‘Miss Granny’ (2018) review: Sarah Geronimo’s performance makes this Pinoy remake triumphant”

Sarah Geronimo-starrer ‘Miss Granny’ grosses P77 million in 6 days

The Philippine adaptation of the hit South Korean film ‘Miss Granny’ has grossed P77 million since it opened in over 200 cinemas last Wednesday, August 22. Viva Films announced that ‘Miss Granny’ earned more than P41 million in two consecutive days (Sunday and National Heroes’ Day). Last Sunday, the Bb. Joyce Bernal-helmed film broke recordsContinue reading “Sarah Geronimo-starrer ‘Miss Granny’ grosses P77 million in 6 days”

Pinoy version of ‘Miss Granny’ sets record as highest single-day gross for a local film in 2018

Viva Films has just announced that the Philippine adaptation of the hit South Korean film “Miss Granny” has set a new record as the highest single day gross for a local movie released in the Philippines in 2018. The 21-million peso gross this Sunday, August 26, is a record-breaking feat for this movie about aContinue reading “Pinoy version of ‘Miss Granny’ sets record as highest single-day gross for a local film in 2018”

Philippine remake of ‘Miss Granny is a box-office hit as it grosses this much in two days

Viva Films has just announced that the Philippine adaptation of “Miss Granny,” starring Sarah Geronimo, James Reid, Xian Lim, and Ms. Nova Villa, has earned P13.8 million in its box office gross. Miss Granny earned P7.8 million on its opening day yesterday. The lead cast of Miss Granny, together with director Bb. Joyce Bernal and theContinue reading “Philippine remake of ‘Miss Granny is a box-office hit as it grosses this much in two days”

Sarah Geronimo is back on the big screen via Pinoy version of ‘Miss Granny’

After her successful concert tour in the US, and in celebration of her 15th anniversary in show business, Pop Royalty Sarah Geronimo is back on the big screen via VIVA Films’ newest release, the drama comedy, “MISS GRANNY.” Co-starring with Multimedia Prince, James Reid and Kapamilya Heartthrob, Xian Lim under the able direction of certified hitContinue reading “Sarah Geronimo is back on the big screen via Pinoy version of ‘Miss Granny’”

MOVIE REVIEW: Everything About Her (2016)

Everything About Her Movie Review 2016, Philippines – Directed by Bb. Joyce Bernal A successful mother who learns she has cancer, an estranged son who returns with his memories of feeling abandoned, and a career-driven girl who will serve as their bridge to patch things up. Sounds familiar? Everything About Her follows this set of characters but it sure managesContinue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: Everything About Her (2016)”