Stuff to do (08/12/22)

History books for sale THE NATIONAL Quincentennial Committee has released books about the Philippines’ participation in the first circumnavigation of the world. The books are Pigafetta’s Philippine Picnic (P200), 1521 Revisited (P300), and Fernando Oliveira’s The Voyage of Ferdinand Magellan (P250). These books are available at the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) Central […]

Cinemalaya competition films on view at SM and Ayala Malls cinemas

THE CULTURAL Center of the Philippines (CCP) and Cinemalaya Foundation have partnered with Ayala Malls Cinemas and SM Cinema to present special screenings of the Cinemalaya 18 competition films from Aug. 10 to 16. The participating Ayala Malls Cinemas are those in Glorietta, TriNoma, Manila Bay, Capitol Central Bacolod, and CDO Centrio. The theater chain […]

3 must-watch Independent Filipino films to celebrate ‘Buwan ng Wika’

Filipino creativity is boundless. Filipinos have been celebrated in a number of fields and industries for the vigor and passion they ultimately incorporate into their crafts.Among these famous artists are filmmakers that showcase the nuances of Filipino culture in their respective decades: Manuel Conde renowned for his film titled, “Genghis Khan” (1950), Lino Brocka with […]

Entertainment News (05/06/22)

1 of 2 The Knobs Khalid releases new single “Skyline” GMA Pictures signs deal with Viva Films GMA Pictures has signed a joint venture agreement with Viva Films that will lead to new movies and new casting combinations just as theaters are starting to open after a two-year hiatus because of the COVID pandemic. Viva Communications, […]

Creative China Co-distributes Six Foreign Imported Films

HONG KONG, Oct 20, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Creative China Holdings Limited (“Creative China” or the “Group”; stock code: 8368) today announced that it and its wholly-owned subsidiary CCH Film Production Limited have entered into a cooperation agreement with consideration at around RMB30 million (equivalent to about HK$36 million), with its Cooperation […]

‘Rape-revenge’ films are changing: They now focus on the women, instead of their dads

NARRATIVES around sexual assault in Hollywood are changing — on screen and off. There is a longstanding genre of film dedicated to depicting the crime of rape as it affects the fathers of the victims, showing fathers dishing out violent retribution. Contemporary directors have been moving away from depictions like this, with many films choosing […]