CHARLIZE THERON PLAYS LETHAL SPY IN HYPER-ACTION FLICK “ATOMIC BLONDE”

Academy Award winner Charlize Theron (“Monster”) stars in her latest kick-ass movie “Atomic Blonde” as Agent Lorraine Broughton, the MI6’s deadliest operative who is sent to Berlin to uncover an espionage ring before the world’s secrets become public.   Theron says that she has truly connected with her role as a top MI6 agent sent to save Britain one kick and punch at a time. “The thing that I liked about Lorraine is the fact that I connected with everything”, she works together with embedded station Chief David Percival (James…

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CARA DELEVINGNE AND DANE DEHAAN IN HIGH-SPEED SCI-FI ACTION “VALERIAN”

“Valerian” also known as “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” is the visually captivating new movie from renowned film makerLuc Besson the legendary director of “The Fifth Element” and “Lucy” starring Cara Delevingne and Dane Dehaan as the unlikely duo tasked to protect the galaxy.          Set in the 28th century, Valerian (Dane DeHann) and Laureline (Cara Delavigne) are special operatives charged by the Minister of Defense with keeping order throughout the human territories. They are tasked with protecting the intergalactic planet Alpha who after years of prosperity…

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“THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US” TRAILER REVEAL

20th Century Fox reveals a glimpse of the breathtaking scenery in the inspiring survivor story of “The Mountain Between Us” with its trailer debut starring Oscar winner Kate Winslet and Golden Globe winner Idris Elba. Trailer link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWKkdQPZkkw A thrilling, edge-of-your-seat film, “The Mountain Between Us” is directed by the masterful Oscar-nominated filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad (“Paradise Now”), Winslet takes on the role of Alex, a journalist, and Elba plays Ben, a neurosurgeon who both embark on a perilous, transformational journey, despite the odds stacked firmly against them. Braving the elements…

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All she could do was save the world – Anne Hathaway is Colossal

SOLAR PICTURES proudly presents its BIGGEST offering for the year with COLOSSAL, starring Hollywood’s brightest stars Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, and Dan Stevens. Gloria is an out-of-work party girl forced to leave her life in NY and move back home. When reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, she gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this phenomenon.   The exciting fusion of science fiction, romance, and comedy movie tells the story of Gloria (Anne Hathaway), an out-of-work girl who, after getting kicked out…

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Ang Araw Sa Likod Mo – HIGHLY-RECOMMENDED MOVIE FOR STUDENTS

At this time of geopolitical conflicts and controversies, an emerging genre of independent films seeks to fulfill a new mandate of elevating film artistry and surfacing relevant issues, especially for the youth. A full-length feature film to hit the major cinemas starting May 24,  “ Ang Araw Sa Likod Mo ” is a values-imbued film with an arresting tagline “Bawa’t Paninindigan, May Kapalit.” (Every conviction demands a sacrifice).   An award-winning advocacy film, “Ang Araw sa Likod Mo”, written and directed by Dominic P. Nuesa, is an action-filled story of…

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RISKING IT ALL IN THRILLING ACTIONER “EXTORTION”

Playing the survival game, a family vacation turns into a race for survival “Extortion” starring Eion Bailey (TV’s “Ray Donovan,” “Once Upon a Time,” and “Band of Brothers”), Academy Award® nominee Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips, Eye in the Sky, The Brothers Grimsby), Bethany Joy Lenz (TV’s “Dexter” and “American Gothic”), and Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon franchise, Shooter, The Color Purple).   “Extortion” brings the action at a Caribbean resort where Kevin Riley (Bailey) and his family take a carefree boat ride that turns tragic when they’re stranded on an island.…

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“KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE” FIRST POSTER DEBUT

The unique breed of spies that redefined action and espionage in “Kingsman: The Secret Service” are back with their latest mission and new allies and  villains in the upcoming sequel “Kingsman: The Golden Circle.”   Directed by blockbuster maker Matthew Vaughn, “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” first poster reveal sees returning cast Colin Firth, Taron Egerton and Mark Strong along with new cast members Julianne Moore, Halle Berry, Elton John and Jeff Bridges.   Based on Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons “The Secret Service” comic, “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” trails after…

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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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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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“LOGAN” MIDNIGHT SCREENINGS SET ON MARCH 1, WEDNESDAY (12:01AM) NATIONWIDE

Responding to the fever-pitch anticipation of Hugh Jackman’s “Logan”, the most eager of cineastes who want to see it first can finally catch the movie on its midnight screenings (12:01am) set on March 1, Wednesday in Philippine theatres nationwide (check your nearest favorite theatres).   Starring Hugh Jackman in the title role, “Logan” is directed by James Mangold that also stars a powerhouse of a cast that includes Patrick Stewart, Boy Holbrook, Stephen Merchant, Richard E. Grant and newcomer Dafne Keen. A standalone story that sees Jackman in the final…

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Pioneer Films: ORDINARY TEENS RISE AS SUPERHEROES IN POWER RANGERS MOVIE

POWER RANGERS

Meet the latest teen superheroes as they embark in their high-octane journey on screen in the all-new Power Rangers movie.    Saban’s “Power Rangers” follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove — and the world — is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so, they will have to overcome their real-life issues and before…

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20th Century Fox : HUGH JACKMAN SHARES SCREEN WITH NEWCOMER DAFNE KEEN IN “LOGAN”

                Wolverine’s next of kin, Laura aka X-23 is finally revealed in “Logan,” the defining chapter in the cinematic saga of one of the greatest comic book heroes ever created from visionary writer-director James Mangold. Hugh Jackman stars in the title role, alongside Patrick Stewart (“X-Men: Days of Future Past”), Stephen Merchant, Richard E. Grant and newcomer Dafne Keen. The film is produced by blockbuster filmmakers Hutch Parker, Simon Kinberg and Lauren Shuler Donner.   When the film opens, Logan is in a vulnerable and broken state, the curse of…

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Pioneer Films: KEANU REEVES BEYOND CAR-FU AND GUN-FU BOUNDARIES IN “JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2”

                A surprise hit in 2014, John Wick struck a chord with audiences who yearned to see Keanu Reeves return to full-blown action mode. Earning cult status for its hyper-kinetic take on classic martial arts and gunplay, the film’s global success presented the producers with an inevitable question: What to do for an encore? For Reeves, the answer was clear: more action, a bigger scope and a deeper dive into the title character’s internal struggle.   The story of “John Wick: Chapter 2” is the journey of a complicated hit…

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Pioneer Films: NEW “POWER RANGERS” MOVIE OPENS MARCH 22 IN PHIL. CINEMAS

From the team of  filmmakers who introduced cool young adult blockbuster franchises such as “The Twilight Saga,” “The Fault in Our Stars” and “The Maze Runner,”  producers Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen along with Haim Saban and Brian Casentini bring the latest young adult movie franchise to watch out for – the new “Power Rangers” movie.   The latest “Power Rangers” movie follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove — and the world — is on the verge…

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MICHAEL FASSBENDER’S “ASSASSIN’S CREED” OPENS JANUARY 4 IN (PHILIPPINES) CINEMAS [PG]

 Michael Fassbender steps in and out of the dark to serve the light in the action-packed epic movie “Assassin’s Creed.”  The universe of “Assassin’s Creed” puts the audience in the middle of an ancient war between two age old factions; the Assassin, who fight to protect free will among the populace, and the Templars, who aspire to impose a New World Order.   Throughout history, these two groups have been fighting for the fate of humanity.  In the present, the Templars are close to realizing their dream of dominion by…

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