“KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE” FIRST FULL TRAILER REVEAL

The world’s unstoppable spies are back in “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” directed by Matthew Vaughn, who also helmed the phenomenal blockbuster “Kingsman: The Secret Service” that introduced a street kid into the world of espionage.   In the latest installment “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” Taron Egerton reprises his role as Eggsy along with returning powerhouse cast led by Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Michael Caine and Sophie Cookson.  This time, the returning Kingsmen are joined by new exciting and award-winning cast members including Sir Elton John, Jeff Bridges, Channing Tatum, Halle…

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THE YEAR’S MOST TERRIFYING CINEMATIC EVENT HAPPENS IN “ALIEN: COVENANT” ON MAY 10

                Director Ridley Scott brings another yet unforgettable cinematic event in “Alien: Covenant” starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Guy Pearce, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Carmen Ejogo and James Franco.   “Alien: Covenant” takes place ten years after the events of Prometheus and follows the crew of the colony ship Covenant, which has discovered a promising new planet.  Also on board, the colony ship Covenant is humanoid Walter (Fassbender) who is in charge of managing the ship’s safe journey until it’s time for the mission crew to wake from years of…

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TALENTED NEWCOMER MCKENNA GRACE TAKES TITULAR ROLE IN GIFTED

                An impressive ensemble of actors led by Chris Evans along with Oscar winner Octavia Spencer, Lindsay Duncan, and Jenny Slate support young multi-talented actress McKenna Grace as she takes on the titular role in director Marc Webb’s “Gifted.”   Evans plays Frank Adler, uncle and guardian of Mary (Grace) in “Gifted” who both lead normal lives until Evelyn (Duncan), Frank’s mom and Mary’s grandmother, decides to take custody of her grandchild.  Frank’s sister entrusted him to raise Mary after she died for fear that her daughter might also be…

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EMILIA CLARKE STARS IN LATEST MOVIE “VOICE FROM THE STONE”

“Game of Thrones’” Emilia Clarke stars in the upcoming thriller mystery “Voice from the Stone” – a haunting tale of fear and romance that plays out amid the ghosts of memory.   Clarke takes on the role of Verena in “Voice from the Stone” and enters the gates of an isolated stone castle in 1950’s Tuscany, as a determined young nurse to cure the mute heir within.  As Verena struggles to bring silent Jakob back into the world, she finds herself submerged deeper and deeper into the hidden secrets of…

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DAKOTA FANNING TURNS REVOLUTIONARY IN AYALA MALLS CINEMAS’ EXCLUSIVE “AMERICAN PASTORAL”

Hailed as one of the finest actors of their generations, Ewan McGregor and Dakota Fanning star in an affecting story of a family in the midst of a post-war era in “American Pastoral.”   McGregor directs and stars in “American Pastoral” that looks at the life of the legendary high-school athlete Seymour “the Swede” Levov (McGregor) who marries an alluring Miss New Jersey, Dawn (Jennifer Connelly) ad inherits his father’s multi-million dollar glove factory.   Starting a life of civic and domestic bliss, raising his beloved daughter Merry (Fanning) in a…

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EASTER WEEKEND FAMILY MOVIE “THE BOSS BABY” OPENS APRIL 15

From the studio that brought you Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, and Madagascar, comes DreamWorks Animation’s “The Boss Baby,” a hilarious family comedy about how a new baby’s arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator — a wildly imaginative 7-year old named Tim. The most unusual Boss Baby arrives at Tim’s home in a taxi, wearing a suit, carrying a briefcase and speaking with the voice and wit of Alec Baldwin. The sibling rivalry between the two brothers has reluctantly cast aside when…

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LOVE ALWAYS WINS IN DREAMWORKS ANIMATION’S HIGHLY-IMAGINATIVE THE BOSS BABY

DreamWorks Animation’s latest and 34th movie, The Boss Baby is inspired by the best-selling book of the same title by Marla Frazee – the film tags us along on a young boy’s colourful adventures as he discovers that his new baby brother is not what he seems.   Directed by Dreamworks veteran Tom McGrath (“Megamind,” “Madagascar”), “The Boss Baby” is a family comedy featuring the voices of Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Lisa Kudrow and Jimmy Kimmel and Miles Bakshi.  Exploring the wonders of a child’s imagination and celebrating the precious…

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CAREN LISSNER’S CHICK-LIT HIT “CARRIE PILBY” ADAPTED TO MOVIE [Rated R-13]

Carrie Pilby (Bel Powley) is a 19-year old genius, a year out of Harvard, four years ahead of her peers, living in New York City. Burdened with an overactive moral compass and self-consciously aware of her uncommon intellect, in a city full of people she considers oversexed, deceitful hypocrites, Carrie finds herself isolated, friendless, dateless and unemployed.   To coax Carrie out of her shell, her psychiatrist, Dr. Petrov (Nathan Lane), makes a list of goals she is to achieve between Thanksgiving and the end of the year: 1. Go…

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EWAN MCGREGOR’S DIRECTORIAL DEBUT “AMERICAN PASTORAL” EXCLUSIVE AT AYALA MALLS CINEMAS

                Two-time Golden Globe® nominee Ewan McGregor stars and debuts as a director in the deeply affecting father-daughter story “American Pastoral” based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Philip Roth that chronicles the profound changes in the last half-century of American life. The adaptation focuses in on the Swede’s search for his daughter and the resonant themes of uncertainty, shifting fates, family and loss, that took the filmmakers nearly thirteen years to bring to the screen.   “American Pastoral” follows a family’s idyllic existence that was shattered by social and…

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DREAMWORKS ANIMATION’S THE BOSS BABY CELEBRATES SIBLING LOVE

The Baby Boss

DreamWorks Animation’s latest full length feature “The Boss Baby” explores the wonders of a child’s imagination and celebrates the precious bond between siblings.  Featuring the voices of award-winning Alec Baldwin, Lisa Kudrow, Jimmy Kimmel, Steve Buscemi and Miles Bakshi, “The Boss Baby” is packed with memorable and relatable characters based on the best-selling book by Marla Frazee.   Directed by Tom McGrath, “The Boss Baby” is told from the wildly imaginative perspective of seven-year-old Tim Templeton (Bakshi).  Tim has the perfect life, enjoying his daily rituals and all of his…

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LATEST COLONIZATION MISSION LANDS IN HOSTILE TERRAIN IN RIDLEY SCOTT’S ALIEN: COVENANT

ALIEN: COVENANT

              The largest colonization mission takes off in Ridley Scott’s latest sci-fi horror-thriller Alien: Covenant starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, James Franco, Billy Crudup, Jussie Smollett, Amy Seimetz, Carmen Ejogo,  Callie Hernandez and Danny McBride.    Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created in “Alien” with “Alien: Covenant”, the second chapter in a prequel trilogy that began with “Prometheus” and connects directly to Scott’s 1979 seminal work of science fiction. Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant…

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STRENGTH OF SELFLESS TEENS IGNITE IN POWER RANGERS MOVIE

Power Rangers

              Based on the unendingly popular legend of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers comes the rollicking, action-packed modern chronicle of how the famed color-coded crew of teen warriors first transformed from a band of small-town outcasts into a united team of mighty superheroes in the new Power Rangers movie.                 The re-imagined story of Saban’s “Power Rangers” comes to the screen on a thrilling scale that amps up the, action, effects and creative design. A fresh young cast from around the world joins with Bill Hader, Bryan Cranston and…

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DEADPOOL 2 VIRAL TEASER DEBUTS IN PHILIPPINE THEATERS WITH LOGAN

The hilarious short aka long teaser of Deadpool 2 that became viral worldwide will finally debut in Philippine theatres on Saturday, March 11.   The long teaser that had the world laughing out loud will exclusively play only in screens where “Logan” is currently on its second week in theatres.   Ryan Reynolds as Wade Wilson aka Deadpool is seen passing by a deserted street while an old man is being mugged at the start of the teaser.  Heroics ensue as he tries to change into his suit but realizes he’s…

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YOUNG ADULT NOVEL “BEFORE I FALL” TURNED MOTION PICTURE

Zoey Deutch in BEFORE I FALL

Sam seemed to have everything a teenage girl could want: popularity, a hot boyfriend, cool status, fun friends, loving family and seeming happiness.  But beyond the superficial, Sam’s life wasn’t so charmed. She was one of a clique of high school mean girls who made life hellish for those different from them.  When she’s killed in a car accident, Sam is forced to relive her last day on Earth seven times in order to get things right.  She attempts to make sense of what befell her and gain a better…

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WOLVERINE’S BERSERKER RAGE UNLEASHED LIKE NEVER BEFORE IN “LOGAN”

                Hugh Jackman and highly-acclaimed director James Mangold take the iconic Wolverine character to new heights in this year’s highly-anticipated “Logan”.   From their previous collaboration on the phenomenally successful “The Wolverine” in 2003 that won praise for its careful parsing of Logan’s inner tumult rather than the over-the-top action, Jackman and Mangold once again team up to give the audience the most unforgettable journey with Wolverine in “Logan”. Even before embarking on the project, Jackman and Mangold understood that the story needed to exist apart from the dense and heady…

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