BRYAN SINGER HELMS BRITISH ROCK BAND QUEEN BIOPIC MOVIE  –  “BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY”  

Coming to life soon on the big screen is the story of the phenomenal and iconic British rock band Queen in “Bohemian Rhapsody” starring Rami Malek, directed by Bryan Singer and produced by Graham King.   20th Century Fox/New Regency has just released the first look photo of the movie –  Rami Malek takes center stage in the movie as the rock icon, Freddie Mercury.   “Freddie Mercury was larger than life and seeing Rami completely transform into him has only further solidified that he is the perfect choice for this…

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EXTRAORDINARY LOVE AMIDST WAR IN “THE LAST FACE” EXCLUSIVE AT AYALA MALLS CINEMAS ON SEPTEMBER 13 AT GREENBELT 1 AND TRINOMA

            When worlds are torn apart, it is doctors who are the unsung heroes. From two-time academy award winning (“Mystic River”, “Milk”) actor Sean Penn comes his fifth directorial feature in a film that breaks barriers in telling the stories of those who give everything to help those in need. “The Last Face” tells the story of Wren Petersen (Charlize Theron) a physician and activist who is continuing the work of her deceased father in the organization Doctors of the World. In 2003, he meets Doctor Miguel Leon (Javier Bardem),…

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BEAUTIFUL PAIN (aka REDHA)  

BEAUTIFUL PAIN is the first Malaysian film to tackle autism. In her feature directing debut, Tunku Mona Riza delivers a quiet, compassionate look at the condition which afflicts 1 in 160 children, according to the World Health Organization. Upon learning that their only son has autism, the parent’s world suddenly crumbles. With hardly any knowledge about this condition, they struggle to confront the harsh realities of raising an autistic child. Upon the discovery that their only son Danial has autism, Alina and Razlan’s world crumbles as they struggle to confront…

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“MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS” TRAILER & POSTER DEBUT

                Following the all-star cast photo reveal of the highly-anticipated latest remake of the classic book by Agatha Christie “Murder on the Orient Express”, 20th Century Fox further exposes the whodunit exploits of the uber-intelligent detective Hercule Poirot on its poster and trailer debut  – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ibNEKpmrJY&feature=youtu.be   Directed by Kenneth Branagh who also stars as Poirot, “Murder on the Orient Express” features a powerhouse cast that includes Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Penélope Cruz, Josh Gad, Daisy Ridley and Olivia Colman who all play a crucial part in solving…

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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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CrystalSky Multimedia: KATIE HOLMES PLAYS POET WITH BIPOLAR DISORDER IN “TOUCHED WITH FIRE”

                “Touched with Fire” is a deeply moving love story starring Katie Holmes and Luke Kirby that centers on two poets with bipolar disorder whose art is fueled by their emotional extremes. Their chemistry is instant and intense, driving each other’s mania to new heights. Swinging from fantastical highs to tormented lows, they ultimately must choose between sanity and love.   Inspired by his own struggles overcoming bipolar disorder, Paul Dalio wrote, directed, edited and scored his feature-film debut, which also includes performances by Griffin Dunne, Christine Lahti and Bruce…

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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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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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“500 DAYS OF SUMMER” DIRECTOR MARC WEBB’S LATEST CHARMER “GIFTED”

From the director of the surprise hit “500 Days of Summer,” Marc Webb helms his latest endearing story “Gifted” – starring the world’s beloved captain Chris Evans along with the über-talented Oscar winner Octavia Spencer and rising young star Grace McKenna.   Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) in a coastal town in Florida.  But Mary is a brilliant child prodigy and Frank’s intention that she lead a normal life are thwarted when the seven-year-old’s command of mathematics comes to…

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SURVIVOR STORIES IN “WE CALL HER YOLANDA” – SPECIAL SCREENINGS ON MARCH 25 AND 26

Stories of hope from real survivors of the fiercest and most devastating typhoon that ever hit the Philippines are featured in the highly-inspiring movie “We Call Her Yolanda.”  The movie will have limited special screenings on March 25 (Saturday) at Greenbelt3 cinema1 at 10:00am and on March 26 (Sunday) at Powerplant cinema 1 at 8:00pm.  Proceeds of the screenings are for the benefit of RAM Philippines (Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps) for their current and future medical missions.   Directed by Anthony Bari, Jr., “We Call Her Yolanda” started with…

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