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Is this the start of the next golden age of cinema?
Every film buff knows the name: TBA Studios (Tuko Film Productions Inc., Buchi Boy Entertainment, and Artikulo Uno Productions), the masterminds behind critically acclaimed local films like Heneral Luna, Goyo, Bliss, Birdshot, Neomanila, and Smaller and Smaller Circles. Now, the film outfit ...
 
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And why you shouldn't miss it.
Seven years ago, the film industry’s best and brightest gathered together to birth a safe space for up-and-coming Filipino filmmakers. Less than 10 years later, QCinema International Film Festival has grown beyond expectations to become a leading international film festival in Southeast Asia. ...
 
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New Frontier Theater is going to be transformed into an old school art deco cinema for this year’s Sine Sandaan.
This year marks 100 years of Philippine Cinema, and Sine Sandaan, an annual film celebration, is paying homage to the golden age of Philippine films by transforming New Frontier Theater into an old school art deco cinema. Some might argue that deco is dead, but ...
 
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Sagip Pelikula preserves and restores lost Filipino reels, and also exposes millennials to classic films.
The world's first feature movie, The Story of the Kelly Gang, came out in 1906. It was not long after when moving pictures became an industry of their own. With the cost associated with making a film, you would think filmmakers would make ...
 
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Not one, not two, but three!
The Oscar is generally considered one of the most prestigious awards a filmmaker can acquire in their lifetime. Competition is stiff and the selection process is stringent, but behind every nominee lies The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: a collective of seasoned individuals ...
 
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With a special shoutout to Amber Heard as Mera.
Aquaman is the lamest superhero. For the longest time, the king of Atlantis has been the butt of superhero jokes. He swims, he talks to fish, and he’s pretty useless out of water. But for a short while in the 90’s, under ...
 
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The director also confirms the five-part miniseries that will follow the film.
It's been five years since Erik Matti's On the Job, the director's breakthrough "neo-noir" film starring Joel Torre, Piolo Pascual, Gerald Anderson, and Joey Marquez. Since then, the film's writer-director has announced a six-part spinoff miniseries, followed by the news that the producers have ...
 
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The film itself will open on April 26, 2019.
The Avengers 4 trailer has been so feverishly anticipated that even Christmas Day itself will be hard put to top it. But it's finally here.Fans have been eagerly watching for any news regarding the release of the movie, which was first announced in October 2014 as a part 2 ...
 
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You may just find that this movie is something to love.
How can a biopic about one of the most fascinating and flamboyant performers of our time live up to the legend? It can’t. And it doesn’t have to. The most wonderful part of Bohemian Rhapsody, a film about the band Queen and its charismatic ...
 
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This generation gets Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, and it's a combination worthy of a timeless movie.
It’s a story so quintessentially romantic and tragic that it’s made and remade four times. This celebrity Cinderella story of rising and falling stars originally came out in 1937, remade with Judy Garland and James Mason in 1954, and again in 1976 ...
 
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Julian Schnabel's film will be released in November 2018.
Last year's animated feature Loving Vincent gave audiences a taste of how beautiful and moving—and incredibly difficult—a Vincent Van Gogh biopic could be, but it also showed us that we desperately needed a live-action version in our lives.And so director Julian Schnabel's At Eternity's Gate ...
 
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Jerrold Tarog's short film may now be seen online.
If you saw I'm Drunk, I Love You in cinemas last year, you may have already seen Jerrold Tarog's Angelito, an 18-minute short film that takes place immediately after the events of Heneral Luna, and serves as a bridge to the upcoming Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral. ...
 
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The film director (and fan) talks about the small-screen shows that inspired him.
10 | Game Of Thrones followed their best season ever with something that felt a bit rushed and forced. To be fair, I think season 7 was underwhelming only because GoT really is one of the best shows this decade, if not ...
 
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The nightmares are on us
The new adaptation of Stephen King's It is a jolly good movie. It's also made lots of money, and quite right too. But some people have said that Pennywise isn't actually terribly scary. Unsettling, yep. Disquieting, indubitably. But not actually wee-yourself terrifying.For those who ...
 
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Help for that Game of Thrones-shaped hole in your heart.
With Game of Thrones out for the next five hundred days or so (!), you now have an hour-long void in your lives. Remember movies, TV’s more mature cousin that was kind of raised in Europe? Now's the time to fill that GOT-shaped hole ...
 
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Throughout his career, the 'Dunkirk' director has developed a very serious cult following.
Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk is one of the season’s best films. It grossed over $200 million worldwide, was well-received by critics, and is a serious contender for the awards season—that much is difficult to argue with.Does everyone have to like it, though? While ...
 
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The big screen is where fashions are immortalized. Not the runway, not the street.
A stark difference between books and film is that the latter relies heavily on the visual medium; any cinephile will tell you that each onscreen element counts. Details such as a film’s color and lighting, props and, yes, a character’s sartorial choices ...
 
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The MMFF is only one film festival.
We can all pretty much agree that 2016 was a strange year for a lot of things, but it was a great year for Philippine cinema. With the most recent Metro Manila Film Festival, we saw dynamic filmmaking through movies like Seklusyon and Sunday ...
 
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Atom Araullo's character reminds us of two other young men on fire in the director's body of work.
After 16 years of pseudo-hibernation, director Mike de Leon surprised everyone when he announced in late 2016 that he would be making another movie.Movie fans were even more surprised when De Leon revealed that the movie, Citizen Jake, would star real life ...
 
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Let’s hope that the reimagining is more sensitive.
Early yesterday, STX Entertainment dropped the first international trailer for The Foreigner, a new action movie starring Jackie Chan, directed by Casino Royale’s Martin Campbell, and slated for release later this year.Comparisons to 2008’s Taken were drawn immediately, because the movie seems ...
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