When the highly-awaited annual Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) started on December 25, 2021, there was an unusual lack of moviegoers and an absence of long queues in cinemas around the Metro. According to entertainment journalist MJ Felipe, day one of MMFF had a really low turnout– there was no crowd and the line was […]
December 25th isn’t just Christmas Day in the Philippines, it’s also the first day of the annual Metro Manila Film Festival. Just as the name dictates, the festival places its focus on Filipino films and talents, showcasing Filipino-made films for almost 2 weeks. With the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippine cinema industry has […]
Now that cinemas are allowed to reopen in the National Capital Region (NCR) after being shut down for a year and seven months, theater operators are leaving no stone unturned to ensure the safety of moviegoers and cinema employees. “That is the main goal right now,” says Charmaine Bauzon, president of The Cinema Exhibitors Association […]
Wong Kar Wai’s In The Mood for Love will be presented as an NFT with a 91-second unseen day one footage. In The Mood for Love is a classic romantic drama movie that premiered in 2000 and is considered as Wong Kar Wai’s masterpiece. The film stars Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung, who play spouses […]
“I am inevitable.” A new movie has just beaten the box office record of ‘Avengers: Endgame’ for the biggest opening weekend of all time. China has recently reopened their cinemas as normality has been slowly returning to the country. Local moviegoers have been anticipating the release of the next installment of director Chen Sicheng’s hit series, ‘Detective […]
Abboudi Abu Jawdeh is exhibiting vintage film posters that show off a lost art, but also offer insight into decades of Western cliches of the Arab world.
Two of your favorite superheroes, Thor and The Hulk, are once again portrayed by acclaimed actors Chris Hemsworth and Mark Ruffalo, respectively, in Marvel’s highly anticipated action-adventure “Avengers: Age of Ultron.”
Sci-fi action-thriller “Resident Evil: Retribution” topped the North American weekend box office, holding off the 3D version of “Finding Nemo,” final figures showed Monday.