ANDREW GARFIELD TRUE-TO-LIFE ROLE OF POLIO-STRICKEN ADVENTURER IN “BREATHE”

Taking his hero role a notch higher, Andrew Garfield champions the severely disabled in his latest sweeping romantic film opposite Claire Foy in “Breathe” – the true story of a couple truly in love as they refuse to be imprisoned amidst a devastating disease, dazzling others with their humour, courage and lust for life. “Breathe” is a heart-warming and highly emotional celebration of bravery and human possibility, a love story about living every breath as though it’s your last.   “Breathe” producer Jonathan Cavendish had always believed that his father’s…

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BOOK-TO-MOVIE “WONDER” EMPOWERS THE YOUNG AGAINST BULLYING

Based on the New York Times bestseller, “Wonder” tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school,  Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to find their compassion and acceptance, Auggie’s extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out.   “Wonder” stars Academy…

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FIND OUT WHO WINS IN “BATTLE OF THE SEXES” AT AYALA MALLS CINEMAS ON DECEMBER 6

In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women’s movement, the 1973 tennis match between women’s world champion Billie Jean King (played by Emma Stone) and ex-men’s-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as the “Battle of the Sexes” and became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world.   As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles.  The fiercely private…

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AN INSPIRATIONAL TRUE STORY OF LOVE WITHOUT LIMITS IN “BREATHE”

Golden Globe and a SAG Award winner Claire Foy and Academy Award®-nominated actor Andrew Garfield team up in the highly-inspiring true love story in “Breathe” directed by Andy Serkis who makes his feature directorial debut.   Based on a script by twice Academy Award-nominated writer William Nicholson (Les Misérables), “Breathe” sweeps us into the lives of adventurous and charismatic Robin Cavendish (Garfield) and his wife Diana (Foy).  Robin has his whole life ahead of him when he is paralysed by polio whilst in Africa. Against all advice, Diana brings him…

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PAOLO BALLESTEROS TOPBILLS FAMILY AND LATE COMING-OF-AGE COMEDY “BARBI D’ WONDER BEKI”

Daydreamer si Billy, ang gwapong closet gay na na-trap sa “kulungan” ng isang macho na pamilya with a policeman brother and sister, at isang macho na trabaho bilang security guard sa mansion ng international businessman na si Mr. Jack Bates. Sa panlabas na anyo, isang refined handsome man si Billy na madalas ay pinagnanasaan ng mga kababaihan. Pero sa panloob na katauhan, alam ni Billy na siya ay si Wonder B, isang character na binuo niya sa mga pangarap niya na patterned after his favorite superhero character Wonder Woman.  …

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TEEN ROMANCE MOVIE “LOVE, SIMON” FIRST LOOK REVEAL IS BIG WITH FEELS

20th Century Fox has recently released the first look photos of 2018’s most awaited teen movie “Love, Simon”, directed by Greg Berlanti and based on the YA novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli.   At the heels and feels of the highly successful “The Fault In Our Stars”, the movie that gave the world the most unforgettable teenage love story, “Love, Simon” tells the coming-of-age story of Simon Spier (played by Nick Robinson), who has yet to tell his family and friends that he’s gay and that…

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“DEADPOOL 2″ RED BAND TEASER TRAILER REVEAL

Ryan Reynolds’ donning of “Deadpool” turned the hero universe into a totally different genre that took the world pleasantly surprised.  A Marvel anti-hero known for his unrelenting and acerbic sense of humor,  the first “Deadpool” movie that was released in February 2015 became a worldwide smash hit with $783.1 million at the box-office so far. With the latest release of the very unusual red band teaser trailer of the feverishly-anticipated sequel Deadpool is seen wearing a wig and carrying a paint palette, mimicking Bob Ross from the famous decade-long show…

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Julia Roberts stars alongside Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson in film adaptation of New York Times Bestseller “Wonder”

                “You are not ugly, and anyone who cares to know you will see that.”   The world is full of insecurities, but when one kid changes the way people see things, it breaks barriers and sets in new norms for everyone around us, seeing how people that love us the most would do anything for us to fit into the society and that we should spread the thing the world needs these days, Kindness.   Based on the New York Times Bestselling novel “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio and directed…

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AN EPIC ROMANCE AMIDST A HARROWING ADVENTURE IN AYALA MALLS CINEMAS’ “THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US”

Ayala Malls Cinemas exclusively brings the compelling romance adventure “The Mountain Between Us” starting November 8 in Trinoma, Market!Market!, Greenbelt 3, BHS – Bonifacio High Street, U.P. Town Center, The 30th and Cloverleaf screens.   Guaranteed to keep audiences on the edge of their seats, “The Mountain Between Us” is an engrossing story about survival, starring two of the world’s most accomplished actors – Kate Winslet and Idris Elba. But it’s also a deeply emotional tale about two very different individuals who have to forge a connection rapidly, face the desperate…

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Critics Praise Hollywood Stars Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy in Heart-Wrenching Film “Breathe”

From his breakout role as Eduardo Saverin in “The Social Network” to finding himself as Peter Parker in “The Amazing Spider-Man”, Andrew Garfield is back in one of his most dramatic roles to date in “Breathe” co-starring Golden Globe winning actress (“The Crown”) Claire Foy. The film takes us back to the 1950’s at the height of the Polio outbreak and welcomes us into the life of Robin Cavendish, who after being given only three months to live after being paralyzed from the neck down by polio at age 28, becomes…

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Visual Artists Re-Create Vincent van Gogh’s Life and Death to Cinema Art thru His Oil Paintings

No other artist has attracted more legends than Vincent van Gogh. Variously labeled a martyr, a lustful satyr, a madman, a genius and a layabout, the real Vincent is at once revealed in his letters and obscured by myth and time. Van Gogh himself said in his last letters, “We cannot speak other than by our paintings”. We take him at his word and let the paintings tell the real story of a great visual artist. In producing the cinema art, “Loving Vincent”, every one of the 65,00 frames of…

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Halloween Screamfest with “Spirit of the Glass 2: The Haunted”

Never toy with the unknown because it might just come back to haunt you. This is the lesson from “Spirit of the Glass 2: The Haunted,” the latest horror movie set to hit Filipino theaters in time for Halloween. Three fashionista friends who are popular on social media attempt to have some offline fun by trying to contact spirits using the age-old Spirit of the Glass game and this opens up to a series of horrific haunting experiences. Bea is a lifestyle editor of a popular magazine, Lisette is an…

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JENNIFER LAWRENCE’S “RED SPARROW” TEASER TRAILER REVEAL

Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence is irresistibly hot as a spy temptress in her latest movie “Red Sparrow” on the reveal of its teaser trailer  https://www.facebook.com/20thcenturyfoxphilippines/videos/10159337936880582/   Directed by Francis Lawrence (“Hunger Games” series, “Constantine”), “Red Sparrow” brings a powerhouse cast that includes Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons and Academy Award nominee Charlotte Rampling with Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts and Mary-Louise Parker.   Lawrence is highly-trained Russian spy Dominika Egorova in “Red Sparrow”, a devoted daughter who protects her mother at all costs, a prima ballerina whose ferocity has pushed her…

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GADGETS THAT SAVE THE WORLD IN “KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE”

Every hero is only as strong as their villain, of course.  And in the latest “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” that conflict comes from the introduction of Poppy Adams (Julianne Moore), a drug dealer who, as head of the mysterious Golden Circle criminal enterprise, sets in place a nefarious plan that sets her on a collision course with Eggsy (Taron Egerton). For director Matt Vaughn, the villain’s plot was of paramount importance – and to stop the ultimate heinous threat, the Kingsman are equipped with gadgets customized for the unrelenting explosive…

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MIND-BENDING AND THRILLING SUPERNATURAL MOVIE “THE VAULT” OPENS SEPT. 6

An interesting fusion of action and the supernatural comes alive in “The Vault” where the audience will be taken into a thrilling hell ride -hardcore, horrifying, and heartbreaking – driven by a bank robbery, vengeful ghosts and three siblings who must learn to trust each other or die. Starring multi-faceted James Franco along with Clint’s daughter, fast-rising star Francesca Eastwood and Netflix’s “Orange is the New Black” star Taryn Manning, “The Vault” is set in modern day – inside a timeworn bank in a small, forgotten, working-class city. It could…

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