Solar Pictures: Here comes the Bride [Rated PG]

A different kind of ever after is coming your way as SOLAR PICTURES brings you THE BRIDE. This horror flick tells the story of a small town girl named Nastya. Newly married, her husband Ivan drives her to his hometown to meet his family. Upon their arrival, Nastya feels she made the wrong decision as strange people surround her and starts witnessing bizarre and terrible visions while Ivan’s family prepares her for a mysterious Slavic wedding ceremony. More than the wedding preparations, can she stay alive the next few days? A mix of shock and…

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“A” for Apocalypse Child Cinema Evaluation Board hails surfing film as a potential hit

Arkeo Films’ newest production Apocalypse Child continues to receive acclaim as it is the latest Filipino film to receive a grade of A from the Cinema Evaluation Board (CEB). The grade entitles the movie, which opens in cinemas on October 26, to get a 100-percent tax rebate. Apocalypse Child tells the story of Baler-based surfing instructor Ford (played by Sid Lucero) who is supposed to be the son of a famous American director. One summer, this often-told tale comes to fore as the instructor’s childhood friend Rich, now Congressman of…

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Solar Pictures: Broken Vows – How far would you go to hide the truth? [R13]

BROKEN VOWS features today’s hottest upcoming stars with Blind-spot’s Jaimie Alexander as Tara, together with Wes Bentley (Patrick), Alexandra Breckenridge (Debra), and Cam Gigandet as fiancé Michael. On her bachelorette-party weekend with friends in New Orleans, Tara falls for the darkly-sexy bartender Patrick.  Waking in his bed the next morning, Tara instantly regrets her unfaithfulness and flies back home to her fiancé.  Her secret flame becomes a full-on fire when Patrick shows up at her house, surreptitiously tries to cancel her wedding arrangements, and stalks her every move. He spirals…

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The Newest Local Film Festival Sinag Maynila Kicks Off this March

Internationally acclaimed film director Brilliante Mendoza and Solar Entertainment CEO Wilson Tieng worked together to launch Sinag Maynila, a new local film festival. For its first year, Sinag Maynila will feature five films set against the backdrop of the country’s social issues: “Balut Country” by Paul Sta. Ana, “Bambanti” by Zig Dulay, “Imbisibol” by Lawrence Fajardo, “Ninja Party” by Jim Libiran, and “Swap” by Rempton Zuasola. The festival will run from March 18 to 24, 2015 at SM Cinema Megamall, SM Cinema North EDSA, SM Cinema Manila, SM Cinema Fairview,…

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