There is no guarantee that the idea of battling against the glorified regime of the late President Marcos would still be alive after a few years or even decades, but it is certain that there will be a glimpse of hope from the generations that saw the genuine effort of the people who have fought against the dictator.
Enigmatic actress Eva Green who starred in blockbuster testosterone-filled movies such as “Kingdom of Heaven,” “300: Rise of an Empire” and “Casino Royale” takes lead role in “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.” “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” is based upon the debut novel by Ransom Riggs, published in 2011, an instant global hit and topped The New York Times best-seller list selling more than 3.1 million copies. A sequel, “Hollow City,” was published in 2014, followed by the final book in the trilogy, “Library of Souls.” The book and movie’s heroine, Miss Peregrine is the protector of the Peculiars. Green, on her titular role calls her character “a […]
Multi-talented actors Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm, Isla Fisher and Gal Gadot join forces in the explosive sexy action comedy “Keeping Up With the Joneses.” ZSch Galifianakis, best known for his breakout role in the “Hangover” film series pairs up with the versatile Isla Fisher (known for her roles in “Confessions of a Shopaholic” and “Now You See Me”) as husband and wife – Jeff and Karen Gaffney, a suburban couple living an ideal quiet life, until they their new neighbours moved in, the Joneses. The Joneses, played by Gal Gadot aka Wonder Woman and award-wining Jon Hamm (Mad Men tv series) are secret government agents in the movie. The Joneses […]
Stay Peculiar. It is this theme of not only accepting our differences but taking pride in them that resonated most with the filmmakers. As embodied in the upcoming visual spectacle by Tim Burton, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children stars an impressive group of multi-generational talents headed by Eva Green, Judi Dench, Samuel L. Jackson along with up and coming young stars Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Finlay MacMillan, Lauren McCrostie, Pixie Davies, Georgia Pemberton, Raffiella Chapman, Milo Parker, Hayden Keeler-Stone, Cameron King and Thomas and Joseph Odwell. Based on Ransom Riggs’ bestselling compelling story of a group of outcast children, with strange abilities, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children […]
Waiting for that perfect event to bond with your family? Here’s one! SM Cinema invites all families to spend a fun-filled weekend for a movie-watching kind of bonding until December 2016 in SM branches nationwide! Buy 2 tickets to the family movie of the month and 2 kids can get to watch it for free! The family movie day kit will include 1 free bowling game, 1 hour skating pass, 1-month subscription to Blink, and other affiliate brands that kids and even adults will surely enjoy! See A Turtle’s Tale 2: Sammy’s Escape from Paradise in 3D on August 20 to 21, Ultraman Ginga on September 10 to […]
Want to learn more about Philippine cinema? This is your chance to do so. Learn the nitty-gritty of Philippine cinema as multi-awarded filmmaker Nick Deocampo discusses about Philippine cinema in a series of talks this June 11, 18, and 25, at the Ayala Museum. Aside from being a filmmaker who has directed several short films and documentaries (Revolutions Happen Like Refrains in a Song, Atomika, and Children of the Regime among others), Deocampo is also currently an associate professor at the U.P. Film Institute at University of the Philippines Diliman. He also studied filmmaking in Paris, France and earned his Master of Arts degree in Cinema Studies at […]
The Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) invites everyone to the special screening of the award-winning animation film “Sarusuberi: Miss Hokusai” on February 27 (Saturday) from 3:30p.m. at the Shang Cineplex Cinema 1 (6th level of the Shangri-La Plaza Mall, EDSA, Mandaluyong City) as part of the Nihongo Fiesta 2016, JFM’s annual event celebrating the colorful culture and arts of Japan and showcasing the Japanese language. Admission to the film screening is free but numbered tickets will be issued on a first-come, first served, one ticket per person basis only from 10:00a.m. on February 27 at the entrance of Shang Cineplex Cinema 1. The film will be shown with English subtitle. – […]
Promoting the Italian culture in the Philippines Società Dante Alighieri (SDA), a society that promotes the Italian culture and language around the world celebrates the 750th birth year of Dante Alighieri, known to the world as Italy’s most prolific medieval poet and moral philosopher. His central work The Divine Comedy is considered as one of the greatest in world literature – a timeless masterpiece that has transcended ages. The celebration is a month-long journey into the life and works of Dante Alighieri, a series of events that will highlight the relevance of his works in our contemporary world. The contemporaneity of Dante and the Divine Comedy will be explored through many […]