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 […]

Senator Estrada says pitch to ban foreign shows and films just out of ‘frustration’ 

SENATOR Jose “Jinggoy” E. Estrada on Wednesday defended his earlier suggestion to ban foreign shows and films, including Korean dramas, in the Philippines after drawing flak from the public while local entertainment industry workers said the government should instead increase support to the sector.    “Related to my statement yesterday on foreign-made shows, my statement stems […]

Entertainment News (10/14/22)

1 of 3 Star-studded movies air on G! Flicks GMA NETWORK’s second free-to-air channel, GTV, airs a slate of box-office films from comedy, drama, romance, horror, and fantasy on weeknights via G! Flicks. This week, viewers get to watch Liam Neeson’s Clash of the Titans on Oct.  14 and Marisol Ramirez’s The Curse of La […]

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 SEAPRWire.com) – 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 […]