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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OctoArts Films International – IDEAL HUSBAND TURNED PRIME SUSPECT IN “A KIND OF MURDER” [PG]

A KIND OF MURDER

                A seemingly ideal marriage ends up in mayhem in the chilling thriller “A Kind of Murder”.   Set in 1960’s New York, the movie is based on Patricia Highsmith’s novel, “The Blunderer” adapted to movie as “A Kind of Murder” starring Patrick Wilson (Conjuring, Insidious), Jessica Biel (Total Recall) and Haley Bennett (The Girl on the Train).   At the heart of the movie is Walter’s (Wilson) discontent of his marriage to Clara (Biel). The romance is over, and his wife harbors serious mental problems, including paranoia, anxiety and obsessive-compulsive…

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OctoArts Films : FANTASIZING SPOUSE’S DEATH IN “ A KIND OF MURDER ” [Rated PG]

Patrick Wilson, known for the phenomenal and hair-raising “The Conjuring” movies stars anew in the psychological stylish thriller “ A Kind of Murder ” with Jessica Biel, Haley Bennett and Vincent Kartheiser.   Directed by Andy Goddard, “A Kind of Murder” is based on Patricia Highsmith’s novel “The Blunderer,” set in New York City and trails Walter Stackhouse (Wilson), a rich, successful architect and unhappily married to the beautiful but damaged Clara (Biel).  To take his mind off from Clara, Walter fully embraces his favorite hobby of writing crime stories.…

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From Pioneer Films: AARON ECKHART USES SCIENCE TO EVICT DEMONS IN THRILLING HORROR MOVIE “INCARNATE” [PG]

Acclaimed actor Aaron Eckhart (“Erin Brokovich,” “Sully”) teams up with talented Carice Van Houten (“Game of Thrones”) in the chilling horror movie “Incarnate.” The horror begins when eleven-year-old Cameron (David Mazouz) alarms his single mother Lindsay (Houten) when he experiences isolating himself on the floor of his dark room, speaking in ancient languages and displaying other symptoms of demonic possession. Alerted to the situation, Vatican representative Camilla (Catalina Sandino Moreno) recruits wheelchair-bound scientist Dr. Seth Ember (Eckhart) to extract the evil spirit from the boy.   A non-believer who drinks,…

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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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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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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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