20th Century Fox: JAMES FRANCO’S 7 SMART WAYS TO LIVE IN TODAY’S HIGHLY-WIRED LANDSCAPE IN “WHY HIM?”

James Franco stars as Silicon Valley billionaire Laird Mayhew, a self-made young man whose life was spent writing codes and designing apps, leaving him clueless about how to read a room and appropriately modulate his behavior in the uproarious R-rated family comedy “Why Him?”   Laird’s social skills are completely acceptable to his girlfriend Stephanie (Zoey Deutch) and to the millennial circle he belongs, but does not sit well with Stephanie’s dad, Ned (Bryan Cranston).  Ned, a small-town father, owner of a struggling mid-sized printing business in Michigan, is complete…

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20th Century Fox: AWARD-WINNING BRYAN CRANSTON IN R-RATED FAMILY MOVIE “WHY HIM”

America’s number one comedy movie for three consecutive weeks, “Why Him?” finally arrives in Philippine theatres on February 1 with an R-13 rating by the local censors board.  It’s check-the-boyfriend and impress-the-dad in this endearing family comedy starring James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Megan Mullally, Zoey Deutch and Griffin Gluck.   “Why Him?” brings Ned Fleming (Cranston) to the world of millennials when he decides to visit her daughter at her dorm over the holidays.   But even before that, life becomes a little more complicated for Ned during his 55th birthday…

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Pioneer Films: STEP INTO THE CITY OF STARS IN “LA LA LAND” STARRING EMMA STONE AND RYAN GOSLING

Step into the city where the biggest and brightest stars are made in this year’s most anticipated romantic musical “La La Land” starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling with John Legend in his first major screen role.   Directed by Damien Chazelle, who also helmed the phenomenal and unforgettable “Whiplash,” “La La Land” is a breathless, thrilling romance that intertwines the worlds of Sebastian and Mia who are trying to find their place in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this…

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JAMES FRANCO STARS IN RIOTOUS COMEDY “WHY HIM?”

From the makers of blockbuster family comedies such as “Meet The Parents” and “Night at the Museum” comes a hilarious endearing family movie “Why Him?” starring Oscar nominees James Franco and Bryan Cranston with Zoey  Deutch and Megan Mullally featuring the voice of Big Bang Theory’s Kaley Cuoco (virtual concierge named Justine).   Franco stars as Laird Mayhew, a heavily tattoed and socially awkward tech billionaire in “Why Him?” – an unconventional family movie that puts a hilarious fresh spin on the anxiety-inducing tradition of introducing one’s significant other to…

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GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS’ FRONTRUNNER “LA LA LAND” STARRING EMMA STONE AND RYAN GOSLING

The highly-anticipated romantic musical and Golden Globe Awards frontrunner “La La Land” starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling brings the audience to classic Hollywood on an exuberant song-and-dance journey through a life-changing love affair between a jazz pianist and a hopeful actress.   From the recently announced Golden Globe Awards nominees, “La La Land’s” nominations include Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, Ryan Gosling for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy), Emma Stone for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture…

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From 20th Century Fox – CLASH OF THE IN-LAWS IN RED-BAND TRAILER REVEAL OF “WHY HIM?”

20th Century Fox’s second red-band trailer of “Why Him?” starring James Franco and Bryan Cranston reveals more of an overprotective father and a well-meaning but foulmouthed boyfriend who find themselves at wit’s end trying to prove something to each other.   Following a sentimental moment before visiting her college daughter, Stephanie (Zoey Deutch), Ned (Cranston) along with his wife Barb (Megan Mullally) and Scotty (Griffin Gluck) felt awfully surprised upon meeting his daughter’s boyfriend, internet billionaire Laird Mayhew (Franco).   After an awkward initial meeting with the shirtless Laird, the family…

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BACK TO THE AGE OF DINOSAURS WITH SM FAMILY WEEKEND MOVIE “DINO TIME” THIS NOVEMBER

Travel back in time at the age of the dinosaurs with SM Family Day’s featured movie “Dino Time” that will play on select weekends of November 19 20, 26 and 27 at all SM theatres nationwide. In the   movie “Dino Time,”  a young adventurous boy named Ernie needs an escape. His mom, Sue, is a strict disciplinarian, his little sister, Julia, tattles on him every chance she gets, and he just can’t seem to stay out of trouble. When Ernie and his best friend Max slip past security to check out the…

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JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE’S TRUE COLORS REVEALED IN “TROLLS” [G]

Multi-talented actor and musician, Justin Timberlake who has won nine Grammys and numerous other awards leads an impressive voice cast and serves as executive music producer in the movie for all ages – “Trolls.”   Timberlake is in charge of the upbeat music of “Trolls” and has combined classics from Earth Wind & Fire, Simon & Garfunkel, Gorillaz and Cyndi Lauper, with original songs he wrote for the film, including the number one hit song ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling!’. Also starring in the film are Anna Kendrick, James Corden, Gwen…

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MEET DREAMWORKS ANIMATION’S “THE BOSS BABY” – TRAILER & POSTER REVEAL

  Clad in a business suit, the youngest member in the family has arrived in “The Boss Baby.”  In DreamWorks Animation’s latest trailer reveal, there’s no question who the boss is in this family – the one who wears the suit and throws an enormous fit of tantrums when things don’t go his way, ergo, “The Boss Baby.” The titular character, “The Boss Baby” is voiced by talented veteran actor Alec Baldwin, and from the day the baby arrived, seven-year-old Tim (Miles Bakshi) knew this fast-talking, briefcase-carrying baby was trouble…

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From 20th Century Fox: GAL GADOT IN COMEDY AND ACTION OF BLOCKBUSTER PROPORTIONS IN “KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES” [PG]

From the producers of worldwide blockbuster and genre-defining action films such as “Gladiator”, “Minority Report” and “Men in Black” films, Laurie MacDonald and Walter F. Parkes give action-comedy a new tick in “Keeping Up with the Joneses,” starring Gal Gadot, Isla Fisher, Jon Hamm and Zach Galifianakis. “Keeping Up with the Joneses” sees Gal Gadot as a spy married to another spy, played by Jon Hamm, together they are Mr. and Mrs. Jones (Natalie and Tim) who just moved in to a quiet neighbourhood.  The Joneses stunning looks are only…

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ANNA KENDRICK STARS IN FUNKY MUSICAL ANIMATION “TROLLS” – OPENS NOVEMBER 2

“Pitch Perfect” actress Anna Kendrick sings to life one of the most beloved toy figures in the latest musical animation “Trolls,” starring alongside an ensemble of equally talented artists such as Justin Timberlake, James Corden, Gwen Stefani, Zooey Deschanel, Russell Brand, Christine Baranski, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Swedish pop music duo of Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo, Kunal Nayyar and Ron Funches. Kendrick is the voice of Poppy, the feisty and fearless leader of the Trolls, who are naturally cheerful and optimistic. They love to sing and dance, and they have rainbow-colored…

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“OOPS! NOAH IS GONE” – SM CINEMAS’ FAMILY WEEKEND MOVIE DATE THIS OCTOBER [Rated G]

Everybody knows what it’s like to miss a bus, maybe even missing the last bus. But what do you do when you miss the ark?! Entirely unknown creatures miss the life-saving ark and fight for survival against the unstoppable flood that will engulf everything the eye can see. That’s what you could call a problem in the family-oriented movie “Oops! Noah is Gone” – exclusive at SM Cinemas on the weekends of October 15-16 and 22-23.   “Oops! Noah is Gone” introduces the children to Dave, a clumsy, silly-looking, brightly…

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ISLA FISHER SPIES ON NEIGHBORS IN “KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES” [PG]

Multi-talented Isla Fisher, noted for her roles in “Confessions of a Shopaholic”, “Now You See Me” and “The Wedding Crashers”  will next be seen in the high-octane action-comedy “Keeping Up with the Joneses” which also stars Gal Gadot, Zach Galifianakis and Jon Hamm. Directed by Greg Mottola, one of comedy’s most popular directors in recent times (“Superbad”), his latest helmer “Keeping Up with the Joneses” is about an ordinary suburban couple (Zach Galifianakis, Isla Fisher) who discovers it’s not easy keeping up with their impossibly gorgeous and ultra-sophisticated new neighbors,…

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“HANGOVER’S” ZACH GALIFIANAKIS GIVES COMEDY-ACTION ROLE NEW TWIST IN “KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES” [PG]

Zach Galifianakis, who came to worldwide attention with his recurring comedic role in the highly-successful “Hangover” franchise reveals another side of comedy-in-action in the upcoming espionage movie “Keeping Up with the Joneses” that also stars Wonder Woman Gal Gadot, “Shopaholic’s” Isla Fisher and “Mad Men’s” Jon Hamm. “Keeping Up with the Joneses” sees Jeff and Karen Gaffney (Galifianakis and Fisher) for the first time in 11 years, find themselves facing a challenge that all parents eventually face: the empty next.   With their kids away for the first time at summer…

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“TROLLS’” COLORFUL JOURNEY FROM BELOVED TOYS TO MOVIE STARTS NOVEMBER 2 from 20th Century Fox

From the creators of “Shrek” comes DreamWorks Animation’s “Trolls,” a smart, funny and irreverent comedy about the search for happiness, and just how far some will go to get it.  The film transports audiences to a colorful, wondrous world populated by the overly optimistic Trolls, who have a constant dance in their step and a song on their lips, and the comically pessimistic Bergens, who are only happy when they have Trolls in their stomachs.  After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy (Anna Kendrick), the happiest Troll ever born, and…

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