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The ultimate ten second car.
We all know Dominic Toretto loves his American muscle cars. Well, in real life, actor Vin Diesel fancies them just as much—and everyone knows it.Diesel, who was celebrating his 52nd birthday last week, was surprised by his Fast & Furious family on ...
 
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The director is a legend. But some of his films ain't even the same f*cking sport.
There's a reason Quentin Tarantino is among the most beloved American directors: Tarantino's personal story is a deeply American one. A self-made man who got to where he is based on his own talent and passion, he's gone from a film-obsessed video store clerk ...
 
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One of the season's biggest cliffhangers, explained.
The first two seasons of Stranger Things ended with pretty similar final battles. While the rest of the kids—and Hopper and Joyce—distract the monsters from the Upside Down, Eleven uses her powers to save the day. Stranger Things 3 appeared to be preparing for another big ...
 
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Mikhail Red has yet another exciting project.
Those who grew up in the '90s would remember the mystical world that Magic Temple introduced. In the film, three boys with special powers battle against the evil forces that exist in the fantasy world of Samadhi, and they get help from magical creatures that ...
 
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Stop, stop, it's already dead.
Last year saw Michael Myers make a triumphant return in Halloween, a direct sequel to the original classic that (smartly) ignored all of the previous sequels.Not every horror franchise is as successful at refreshing itself though, and there are plenty out there that ...
 
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JZ gets acquainted with a canine friend, lovers during the Cold War, and the scammer behind "the greatest party that never happened"
Francois Truffaut said, “Three films a day, three books a week, and records of great music would be enough to make me happy to the day I die.” A good plan for spending your life, but for that annoying concept: bills. So ...
 
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Viewer beware, you're in for a scare.
The '80s were a phenomenal time for aficionados of the gruesome, the gory, and the ghoulish. Both independent and mainstream cinematic offerings delivered chills that stayed with you long after you'd left the theater and curled up in bed, wondering about what ...
 
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Introducing the movie formerly known as 'Fisting'
This would've been one of the best movie titles of recent memory, if not for a disappointing last-minute change. The feature formerly known as Fisting: Never Tear Us Apart, now renamed Never Tear Us Apart, is director Whammy Alcazaren's third film, slated to release as part of ...
 
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The burning question surrounding the next 'Star Wars Story'
As of yesterday, Solo: A Star Wars Story is finally showing in theaters in the Philippines. And after last December's The Last Jedi, it's good to get another fix of Star Wars.But the burning concern surrounding the movie is about its star, Han Solo himself: Did the ...
 
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Take a deep breath, this is going to get complicated.
Movie twists are par great, obviously, but some of them are so complicated that they make you want to re-watch the film immediately. Here are some of the cleverest feints around, which are definitely worth a bit of extra exploration to really ...
 
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For over 40 years, we’ve seen the twists and turns of this film extravaganza.
The Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) is a martial law baby. It was launched in 1975, shortly after Metro Manila itself was formed. Since then, it has featured a variety of movies—from cinematic gems that made you want to shout, "Pinoy pride!" ...
 
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The 2000s is hailed as the Third Golden Age of Philippine Cinema.
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) selected 18 films to be part of "A New Golden Age: Contemporary Philippine Cinema," an event that will run throughout June.Featured films include the sleeper hit On the Job; the four-hour Dostoyevskian tale Norte, Hangganan ng ...
 
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Animated films were animated for a reason, and films like Beauty and the Beast and Ghost in the Shell show a disrespect for the art form.
Hollywood has always been a factory, finding trends and exploiting them until well past viability. The latest product to get manufactured en masse by studio executives is the live-action remake of animated films. It started with Tim Burton's not-so-remake of Alice in ...
 
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(Because they weren't meant to be immortalized with a golden statuette)
Let’s get a few things straightened out before we dive into this list and you all pick up the pitchforks.First, while the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) is widely considered the most powerful award-giving body in Hollywood, their recognition ...
 
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Films aren't for everyone, and the best ones definitely aren't.
The first documentary to get selected in the MMFF and the first documentary to win Best Picture, Babyruth Villarama’s earnest, lovely Sunday Beauty Queen was quite the game-changer in what has turned out to be a game-changing first year for the New ...
 
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Free time during the holidays? Now's the time to brush up on movies that didn't hit the mainstream.
Despite everything else in general, 2016 was a pretty good year for film. Sure, there were a lot of bad and perhaps many passable ones, but a few hidden gems stood out that may have not caught your attention. If you're planning ...
 
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The first in a series, it reveals how the most celebrated luxury house Rolls-Royce set the course of automotive technology for the future.
Prancing figures vault over obstacles in air—a nebulous map of words, sketches, luminaries in history. Constellations dance and disappear, and we hear the barely contained energy of an engine as the music reaches a crescendo. So the legend of Rolls-Royce begins, in ...
 
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The Pulp Fiction director has dropped the mic: "Match that shit."
Few directors could accurately explain their retirement in the way Quentin Tarantino described his this week: "Drop the mic. Boom. Tell everybody, 'Match that shit,'" he said at the Adobe Max conference yesterday. For the last four years, Tarantino has been hinting ...
 
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Think of "Weaving Shibusa" as "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" for denim.
No one does denim better than the Japanese.Despite being an American icon and a fabric that traces its lineage back to France, denim was only truly perfected in the land of the rising sun. In the 1970s, American selvedge shuttle looms found ...
 
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Chris Pratt is back as Star-Lord in the first trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2.
Here are a few of the reasons Guardians of the Galaxy was Marvel's best movie in years: Chris Pratt, stunning visual effects, a throwback soundtrack, Chris Pratt, and the ability to not take itself too seriously. The movie set the bar for subsequent superhero ...
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