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NICO ANTONIO, KUHA MULA SA PELIKULANG POSAS, GUMANAP BILANG BAKLA SA INDIE FILM NA ECHORSIS

Indie film actor Nico Antonio, lumutang ang galing sa pelikulang Echorsis

 

 Dahil patungkol sa pelikulang Echorsis at sa mga artista nito ang ating paguusapan, minarapat at dapat lamang na sa wikang Tagalog ko na lamang isinulat ang artikulong ito para mas malawak kong maihatid ito sa mga mambabasang Filipino. Isang napakagandang pelikula ang Echorsis at katunayan ay kasalukuyang itong humahataw sa takilya sa kabila ng ito ay isang indie film na karaniwan ay hindi pa masyadong nabibigyan pansin ng manonood at ng mga naglalakihang sinehan. Ang Echorsis ay isang horror-comedy na ang tema ay tumatalakay sa isyu ng pagiging bakla at sa mga karaniwang nagaganap sa buhay ng isang closeted gay. Bukod sa […]

CINEFILIPINO FILM FESTIVAL FEATURE-LENGTH FILMAMKERS WITH DIREK JOEY JAVIER REYES AND MADONNA TARRAYO, FILM FESTIVAL DIRECTOR/PRESIDENT OF UNITEL

Support our filmmakers, watch CineFilipino Film Festival from March 16-22

 

 The much-awaited CineFilipino Film Festival’s second run aims to tap up-and-coming and established filmmakers to explore topics that delve into the Filipino identity and culture, and define human experiences through a Filipino perspective. The result are thought-provoking, quality films. During the launch last August 2015, Madonna Tarrayo, Festival Director and President of Unitel, explained how CineFilipino was conceived for filmmakers to help express their creativity and touch audiences through their content. “We are excited for this year’s turnout. We have made CineFilipino bigger by expanding the categories, increasing the grants, giving good prizes to our top winners and inviting reputable Filipino and foreign judges […]

FLOTSAM THE MOVIE

FLOTSAM the movie scores great tracks and girls in bikinis

 

 Some people go to the beach to have fun, relax, and unwind. Some to mend and forget a broken heart. But for people and visitors of Surf Town in La Union, (San Juan, that is) it’s catching the wave that fulfills the soul. This is what FLOTSAM the movie is all about, written and directed by Jay Abello who spent a lot of time in La Union for a year and got inspired to write a documentary about making coffee, making pizza, and waiting for the waves. Co-written by Mickey Galang who has lived in San Juan for ten years, FLOTSAM […]

HENERAL LUNA THE MOVIE BY JERROLD TAROG

At iba pang mga karakter sa pelikulang HENERAL LUNA

 

 Ang pelikulang HENERAL LUNA na pinagbibidahan ng mahusay na aktor na si John Arcilla, ay isang obra ng isa sa pinakabatang direktor ng pelikulang Filipino ng makabagong henerasyon na si Jerrold Tarog. Mahalagang mapanood ng sambayanang Filipino, lalo na ng mga kabataan ang HENERAL LUNA upang malaman, maunawaan, maitama, at maiwasto ang mga pangyayaring naganap sa ating bansa nung panahon ng mga Kastila at Amerikano na sumakop sa ating bayan. Ang HENERAL LUNA ay isang matapang na pelikula na walang pakundangan inilabas ang ‘lihim’ ng kasaysayan na magpapabago sa isipan ng ating lahat, sa mga tunay na kaganapan sa buhay […]

HENERAL LUNA THE MOVIE

Top 5 reasons to watch Heneral Luna

 

 1. Top caliber performance from great actors Most of the actors of this Jerrold Tarog film are underrated individuals who may not be amongst the league of the most bankable stars (read: blockbuster) in Philippine cinema but even though, these actors have earned different recognition and awards from various award-giving bodies here and abroad. The lead actor John Arcilla who played General Antonio Luna, bagged the Best Actor Award for MMFF 1996 for the movie Mulanay; Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Urian 1998 for Ligaya Ang Itawag Mo Sa Akin; and many more. In 2012, John was cast in the International movie The […]

BRILLANTE MENDOZA FILM WORKSHOP IN SM CITY MARILAO. In this file photo, Internationally-acclaimed filmmaker, Brillante Mendoza interacts with students from Bulacan.

Filipino filmmaker Brillante Mendoza launched ‘Passion for Cinema Film Appreciation Workshop’ in SM City Marilao, Bulacan

 

 Internationally-acclaimed Filipino independent filmmaker Brillante Mendoza held a two-day film workshop in Bulacan at SM City Marilao last September 18-19, 2014. Dubbed ‘Passion for Cinema Film Appreciation Workshop,’ Mendoza‘s first film workshop in the province, aims to promote and encourage awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the alternative art movement called ‘independent film’ or ‘indie-film. ‘Passion for Cinema Film Appreciation Workshop’ covered the different aspects of filmmaking – direction, screenplay, cinematography, acting, production design, sound, and editing. Students from different schools and universities as well as homegrown filmmakers and actors were able to have the rare opportunity to interact with Mendoza on […]

BARBER'S TALES HAS WON INTERNATIONAL AWARDS PRIOR TO PHILIPPINE SCREENING. Director Jun Lana and award-winning actress Eugene Domingo during the BlogCon for Barber's Tales.

Award-winning actress Eugene Domingo plays a challenging role in internationally acclaimed Barber’s Tales

 

 When internationally acclaimed and award-winning actress Eugene Domingo explained to us the hardships and challenging stages of doing Barber’s Tales, we already got the picture of what to expect on her forthcoming movie.Written and directed by Jun Robles Lana, Barber’s Tales was the director’s brainchild back in 1997. Being a mainstream filmmaker, Jun wanted to create something meaningful that he can share to his audience. Movies that defies commercialism and speaks about the reality of life as we know it. Barber’s Tales is part of a trilogy film that Jun created. The first one was Bwakaw starring no less than Eddie Garcia […]

BANG BANG ALLEY. What makes Ely Buendia's directoral cinema debut Bang Bang Alley a must-see film come April 9?

What makes Ely Buendia’s directoral cinema debut Bang Bang Alley a must-see film come April 9?

 

 In September 19, 2013, the world premiere of Bang Bang Alley was witnessed by movie and film critics and was even given a remarkably thumbs up by prominent people in the industry, one of whom was respected The Ricky Lee. Bang Bang Alley is an independent film helmed by singer/composer/film director Ely Buendia (together with  fellow artists Yan Yuzon and King Palisoc) who gave psycho crime-drama thriller a different twist in local cinema. With a touch of passing by satirical story-line revolving around the world of darkest criminals, corruption, and psycho sex-laden macabre, Bang Bang Alley is an in-your-face society driven film that everyone must […]