‘Nocebo’ out in PH cinemas January 2023

TBA Studios has acquired the Philippine theatrical distribution rights to “Nocebo,” the Filipino-Irish suspense thriller starring Eva Green (“300: Rise of an Empire”), Mark Strong (“Shazam!”) and Cebuana actress Chai Fonacier (“Patay na si Hesus”). Directed by Irish Film and Television Awards-winning filmmaker Lorcan Finnegan (“Vivarium”) and written by Garret Shanley (“Without Name”), “Nocebo” centers […]

GHY and Curtin University Sign MOU to Jointly Shape the Next Generation of Media & Film Talents in the Region

Singapore, Dec 8, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – G.H.Y Culture & Media Holding Co., Limited (“GHY”, and together with its subsidiaries and its PRC Affiliated Entities, the “Group”), a leading diversified group in Asia’s media and entertainment industry, is pleased to announce that G.H.Y Culture & Media (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary of […]

Meet the Fabels

Movie Review The Fabelmans Directed by Steven Spielberg ARGUABLY Steven Spielberg doesn’t need to do an autobiographical film, he’s been doing them all his life — Sugarland Express features a mother as a driven force of nature, Jaws includes the subplot of ship’s captain bullying a nerdy scientist, Close Encounters of the Third Kind follows […]

Cannes-winning ‘Triangle of Sadness’ showing in Cebu starting Nov. 30

CEBUANOS will now have the chance to experience the critically acclaimed satirical dark comedy film “Triangle of Sadness” on the big screen starting Wednesday, Nov. 30. “Triangle of Sadness” features Filipino actress Dolly de Leon, whose stunning performance has garnered praise from film critics. De Leon, who plays cleaning lady Abigail, was named by Variety […]

Direk Perci keeps busy

1 of 3 A SCENE from the film LiveScream A SCENE from the film Mahal Kita Beksman DIRECTOR Percival ‘Perci’ Intalan Has two films out in November TELEVISION and film producer and director Percival M. Intalan is a busy man — he released two very different films back-to-back in November. Now streaming on Vivamax Plus […]

MMFF 2022 films announced  

The complete lineup of films to be shown in the 48th Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) was announced on Thursday in a post on the film festival official’s Facebook page.  The final four films that complete the festival’s lineup of eight films were chosen from 22 film submissions. They are: Mikhail Red’s techno-horror film Deleter (produced by Viva Communications, […]

Exclusive: Geisler opens up on healing, hope, and hit movie ‘Doll House’

It is challenging to create a singularly exceptional story that stands out against the shelves of Philippine cinema, especially since family-centered themes are common in Filipino movies. However, despite utilizing a family-centered narrative, Netflix’s “Doll House” has managed to shine bright by weaving various themes that tugged on everyone’s heartstrings. It added a humane element […]

Stuff to do (10/14/22)

1 of 5 The Pen kicks off Christmas with concert THE PENINSULA Manila kicks off the holiday season on Oct. 14 with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and festive music by The CompanY, 92AD, and The Peninsula Strings at The Lobby. While the lights, decorations, and stars have changed through the years, The Pen’s […]

TBA Studios brings Japanese dystopian film ‘Plan 75’ to PH

TBA Studios, one of the leading film production and distribution companies in the Philippines, has acquired the exclusive Philippine theatrical rights to the award-winning film “Plan 75.”Written and directed by acclaimed short film director Chie Hayakawa, this critically lauded dystopian drama made its international premiere in Un Certain Regard at this year’s Cannes Film Festival […]