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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ROBOT DOG IS A GIRL’S BEST FRIEND – “A.R.C.H.I.E.” IN CINEMAS JUNE 7

Known for the iconic classic blockbuster “Back to the Future” franchise, Michael J. Fox is back in the modern-day comedy adventure movie “A.R.C.H.I.E. (Artificial Robotronic Canine Hyper-Intelligence-Experiment).”   Directed by Robin Dunne and inspired by classic endearing movies such as “Iron Giant,” “Short Circuit” and “Air Bud,”  “Archie” is an enchanting tale about a young girl named Isabel (Sarah Desjardins) who makes friends with a robotic dog that possesses many special abilities.  Archie is initially owned and created by world-renowned roboticist Brooke Benton (Katharine Isabelle) to help those in need. …

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MICHAEL FASSBENDER ABOARD PERILOUS JOURNEY IN “ALIEN: COVENANT” [Rated: R-13

                 Ridley Scott’s original “Alien” remains a standard bearer for the horror genre that morphed into a blockbuster iconic franchise among horror and sci-fi fans.   In Scott’s latest “Alien: Covenant” to hit Philippine cinemas this May 10, the Oscar®-nominated filmmaker sought to recapture the same foreboding atmosphere of constant danger and dread while also offering new insights that would add richness and depth to the larger Alien mythology.   The film opens with a peaceful mission designed to take humanity beyond the confines of Earth into a settlement among the…

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RIDLEY SCOTT EXPLORES DARKEST CORNERS IN “ALIEN: COVENANT”

The father of the iconic franchise “Alien” returns in the latest pulse-pounding installment “Alien: Covenant” where he will take the audience into the darkest corners of the crew’s psyche in a new planet that stars an impressive cast – Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Guy Pearce and Danny McBride.   If anyone knows how to terrify audiences with smart, sophisticated storytelling, it’s Scott. His original Alien remains a standard bearer for the horror genre, a psychologically taut, uncomfortably claustrophobic film, as lean and effective as the sleek, vicious beast…

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THE YEAR’S MOST TERRIFYING CINEMATIC EVENT HAPPENS IN “ALIEN: COVENANT” ON MAY 10

                Director Ridley Scott brings another yet unforgettable cinematic event in “Alien: Covenant” starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Guy Pearce, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Carmen Ejogo and James Franco.   “Alien: Covenant” takes place ten years after the events of Prometheus and follows the crew of the colony ship Covenant, which has discovered a promising new planet.  Also on board, the colony ship Covenant is humanoid Walter (Fassbender) who is in charge of managing the ship’s safe journey until it’s time for the mission crew to wake from years of…

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LATEST COLONIZATION MISSION LANDS IN HOSTILE TERRAIN IN RIDLEY SCOTT’S ALIEN: COVENANT

ALIEN: COVENANT

              The largest colonization mission takes off in Ridley Scott’s latest sci-fi horror-thriller Alien: Covenant starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, James Franco, Billy Crudup, Jussie Smollett, Amy Seimetz, Carmen Ejogo,  Callie Hernandez and Danny McBride.    Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created in “Alien” with “Alien: Covenant”, the second chapter in a prequel trilogy that began with “Prometheus” and connects directly to Scott’s 1979 seminal work of science fiction. Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant…

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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: 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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“LOGAN” TRAILER REVEAL

Following the teaser poster reveal, the trailer of Hugh Jackman’s most anticipated latest Wolverine movie entitled “Logan” has just been revealed, showing an older Logan at a time where fellow mutants no longer exist.  Trailer (Phils.) here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBnt-46B5NE   In an extremely intense and serious tone, the first frames of the trailer revealed a bruised trembling hand while Patrick Stewart’s Professor Charles Xavier and Hugh Jackman’s Logan converse – “Logan, what did you do?” asked Charles Xavier, for which Logan replied, “Charles, the world is not the same as it…

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BEN WINCHELL GIVES LIFE TO MATTEL TOY ACTION FIGURE IN “MAX STEEL” MOVIE

The latest teen heartthrob hero rises in the toy-to-movie “Max Steel” based on Mattel’s most popular action figure of the same name.  Starring in the titular role is Ben Winchell, best known for his roles on Disney Channel’s “A.N.T. Farm” and USA’s “Necessary Roughness”. Director Stewart Hendler and screenwriter Christopher Yost (who also wrote the screenplay of “Thor: The Dark World”) adapt “Max Steel” for the big screen. “Max Steel” is a live action feature-length origin story that combines identifiable characters, familiar terrestrial settings and innovative use of technology to…

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MAXIMUM TEEN ACTION AND ADVENTURE IN LATEST HERO MOVIE “MAX STEEL” from Pioneer Films

Based on Mattel’s worldwide best-selling action figure and hit TV series, “Max Steel” is a story packed with captivating characters and fast-paced action. The plot chronicles the adventures of 16-year-old Max McGrath (Ben Winchell) and his mother, played by Maria Bello who have just moved back to Copper Canyon, the town in which Max’s scientist father died in a mysterious accident shortly after Max was born. Taking on the titular roles in “Max Steel” are Ben Winchell as Max McGrath and Josh Brener who voices Steel, together, their powers become…

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