Score tickets for the Jack TV MADFest 2017 on November 11

JACK TV brings back the biggest Music, Arts & Dance Festival: MADFest 2017! Juan Sound. One Playground. A Celebration of Breakthrough Filipino Talents. Enjoy 12 hours of non-stop music & fun happening on November 11, 2017 at the Circuit Makati Events Grounds from 3 PM – 3 AM. For FREE tickets, check out the Jack TV MADFest giveaway on facebook.com/solar.jacktv!   Local vocals to watch for in this awesome event is Parokya Ni Edgar, Gab and John from Urbandub, Mayonnaise, Sandwich, Hale, Imago, Kjwan, Gracenote, Hilera, SUD, Ben & Ben, The…

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The all-new PRISON BREAK returns exclusively on 2nd Avenue

PRISON BREAK is back and ready for its biggest escape yet.   In the new event series PRISON BREAK, original series stars Wentworth Miller, Dominic Purcell, Sarah Wayne Callies, Amaury Nolasco, Robert Knepper, Rockmond Dunbar, and Paul Adelstein are reunited for an all-new adventure spanning the globe and featuring the signature thrills and cliffhangers that were hallmarks of the original series when it aired from 2005-2009. The original action drama centered on Michael Scofield (Miller, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow), a young man determined to save his convicted brother, Lincoln Burrows (Purcell, DC’s…

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WILL SANDINO MARTIN BE THE NEXT COCO MARTIN?

The soon-to-be-released teen drama “UNFRIEND” from Solar Entertainment Corporation showcases up and coming young actor Sandino Martin, who shares the same screen surname as one of today’s most bankable mainstream actors, Coco Martin. They are completely unrelated to one another though. But this early, many movie observers are asking whether this hunk of an actor may yet soon be the next Coco Martin. In “UNFRIEND” Sandino portrays a gender-confused teenager named David, who battles depression after he is dumped by his male lover Jonathan (Angelo Ilagan). Continuing to track and…

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UNFRIEND: HIGHLIGHTS SAME SEX LOVE AND THE POWER OF SOCIAL MEDIA – Solar Entertainment

Not so long ago, a 13-year old boy killed his boyfriend then killed himself inside a mall. The video was uploaded on popular social media and became viral. This became a sort of crusade for indie film director Joselito Altarejos who promised himself he would do something about it to show people how this new technology has so affected our lives, both in a negative and a positive way.   Now, Director Altarejos film Unfriend, which took the Berlin film festival by storm, takes viewers on a nightmarish journey with…

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Rinko Kikuchi from Kaiju destroyer in ‘Pacific Rim’ to fighting Keanu Reeves in ‘47 Ronin’ – Solar Entertainment Corporation

Oscar-nominated  RINKO KIKUCHI has shown range and depth with every role she plays.  Landed her first professional role in the Japanese film Ikitai in 1999.  Since then, she has displayed her talent as an actress, starring in critically acclaimed Japanese films such as Hole in the Sky and The Taste of Tea, and continues to gain popularity within Japan’s film industry. In Universal Pictures, Oscar®-nominated Rinko Kikuchi, who came to worldwide attention with her stunning performance in Babel and was most recently seen in Pacific Rim, discusses her exposure to…

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Hiroyuki Sanada from square-off ‘Wolverine’ to the leader of the ‘47 Ronin’

As one of Japan’s most talented and highest regarded actors of his generation, HIROYUKI SANADA has garnered the attention of American and foreign audiences with more than 50 films and a Japanese Oscar® to his name.  A staple in Japanese films who was most recently seen in the worldwide blockbuster The Wolverine, Hiroyuki Sanada has received six nominations for Japanese Academy Awards, and has won twice.  For the cast and crew, the selection of Sanada as Oishi, the leader of the samurai, meant this Western twist on the story of…

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SAPI, (Possession) What are you afraid of? – a Brillante Mendoza film

PRESS RELEASE:  From the multi-awarded filmmaker/director Brillante Mendoza who gave us the award-winning Nora Aunor-starrer “Thy Womb”, comes another international awards candidate film “Sapi”, a horror-thriller, which is an official entry to the Busan 2013, SITGES 2013, Rio de Janeiro 2013, Toronto 2013 and Asia Pacific 2013 International Film Festivals. Director Brillante Mendoza summarizes his eagle’s view on his masterpiece “SAPI” as follows: Just as we live by our own beliefs, we are confronted by our many horrors as well, with the strongest ones able to transcend from our personal…

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Colin Firth’s adventures Fake Lives, True Love and Journey to choose in ‘Arthur Newman’

In “Arthur Newman,” a dark indie comedy, Colin Firth plays a depressed divorcee who fakes his own death and adopts a new identity to forge a new and better life. The role marks Firth’s first lead one since his Academy Award-winning turn as King George VI in “The King’s Speech,” yet despite their obvious differences (the titular Arthur Newman is a modern day Yank), the film finds Firth once again getting inside the mind of a guy at odds with himself. Directed by first-time feature filmmaker Dante Ariola, “Arthur Newman”…

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Arthur Newman from Solar Entertainment Corporation

Oscar award-winning actor Colin Firth and Golden Globe winner Emily Blunt star together in the romantic comedy, Arthur Newman. In the film Colin Firth plays Wallace Avery is tired of being a loser. His ex-wife and son hate him and he’s blown his one shot at living his dream. After once being a hot shot in competitive amateur golf, Wallace is dubbed “The Choker” in the pro circle.   After being unable to shake his nerve, he does something radical. Wallace stages his own death, buys a new identity as Arthur Newman…

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Adelaide Clemens’s descent into darkness – No One Lives

Adelaide Clemens has been gaining a fair amount of attention this year, first for her role in “Generation Um…” and now with the new horror/thriller “No One Lives.” The Australian actress has been steadily on the rise in the past couple of years, popping up in pictures like “Silent Hill: Revelation.” The actress recently has been bobbing and forth between independent and mainstream movies, making her face known to the general public.   In “No One Lives” it she plays one of the killer’s victims who’s desperately trying to run away…

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Luke Evans from Fast and Furious 6 Badass racer to Badass Driver in ‘No One Lives’

The brand new bloodbath from stylistic director Ryûhei Kitamura (versus Godzilla: Final Wars, The Midnight Meat Train) is a welcome twist on the slasher. As most would argue you’re identifying with the stalker of these films anyway ,No One Lives presents its sociopath, the quietly menacing Driver, as your protagonist. It’s his world, the rest of the ensemble is just dying in it. Luke Evans talks about the movie, the inner workings of his character and all of the nasty fun he seemed to have on set. One of the things that seems interesting about…

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No One Lives from Solar Entertainment Corporation

Fourteen students appear brutally murdered, and the crime scene offers no clues as to the whereabouts of the one person who could be the only survivor, a young woman named Emma (Adelaide Clemens). Months later, some bandits attack a young couple’s car, and in it they discover the frightened Emma. Rubbing their hands together at the perspective of the considerable payoff for the “ransom”, they don’t realize that the ones who appeared to be their prey are actually much less defenseless than they seem. Director Ryûhei Kitamura continues his American…

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The Kick-Ass Aaron Taylor-Johnson is back in ‘Kick-Ass 2’

By the end of the sequel, Kick-Ass has to become the action hero we knew he was from day one. For this chapter, Taylor-Johnson once again showed great dedication in getting into serious shape. Indeed, he worked out religiously and maintained an appropriately strict diet throughout production. Jeff Wadlow appreciated how Taylor-Johnson looked at the production as a whole and did not simply focus on his own appearance. Sums the director: “Aaron was figuring out when we were going to shoot those scenes so that he would look how he…

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DESPICABLE ME 2 through Solar Entertainment Corp

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s worldwide blockbuster Despicable Me entertained audiences around the globe in 2010, grossing more than $540 million and becoming the 10th-biggest animated motion picture in U.S. history. Get ready for more Minion madness in Despicable Me 2.   Chris Meledandri and his acclaimed filmmaking team create an all-new comedy adventure featuring the return of (former?) super-villain Gru (Steve Carell), his adorable girls, the unpredictably hilarious Minions…and a host of new and outrageously funny characters. Now that the ever-entrepreneurial Gru has left behind a life of super…

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World War Z from Solar Entertainment Corporation

 “Great Panic” begins as the  Zombie Pandemic spreads Through a series of oral interviews, Brooks, as an agent of the United Nations Postwar Commission, describes the history of ‘World War Z’. Although the origin of the zombie pandemic is unknown, the story begins in China where a young boy becomes the pandemic’s “patient zero”—(implied not the first victim chronologically), at which the Chinese government attempts to contain the infection and concocts a crisis involving Taiwan to mask their activities. The infection is spread to other countries by the black market…

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