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One-way ticket Train To Busan movie review


 After Camp Sawi, which made cinema-goers learn to view love in another perspective, I’ve finally managed to squeezed in time to watch Train To Busan at Glorietta Cinema yesterday. It’s a heart pounding roller coaster zombie apocalypse story that did not disappoint, from cinematography to characters’ portrayal. While Camp Sawi is a Pinoy Indie-like made for commercial viewing, Train To Busan is a South Korean movie starring well-known Korean actors and actresses. There are factors that Train To Busan would be compared to U.S. made zombie movies like World War Z and TV series like The Walking Dead or Z Nation, […]


Watch: Erik Matti’s fearless 2015 Best Director acceptance speech


 Film director Erik Matti is all over the news, as we speak at the moment. Why not? He has been vocal about the recent turn out of Metro Manila Film Festival 2015 results and disqualification of his movie Honor Thy Father from the Best Picture category. He’s on his ‘beast mode’ character and he’s lambasting the 2015 MMFF organizers for pulling off such questionable decisions and issues regarding this year’s festival. No wonder and even as he won Best Director, Matti could not whole-heartedly accept the trophy ‘that is tainted with controversy.’ Here’s the video of Direk Erik‘s acceptance speech read by […]


iZombie is the next Buffy in the making


 Liv Moore, such a catchy name for a medical resident who is a zombie. Yes folks. The ‘Liv Moore’ is the main character in the new all-Warner TV show iZombie which premiered last March 18 and is undoubtedly a good DC Comics Vertigo adaptation for TV series. I’ve already seen the first two episodes and I can tell you that iZombie is like Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets Grimm in the making, totally and almost with the same bizarre story line in each and every episodes to the realm of supernatural. Wait… You haven’t heard of Buffy? Anyways, iZombie stars the cute Rose McIver as […]


Philippines no. 1 noontime TV show Eat Bulaga observes Holy Week with Lenten Special episodes


 Prepare for a three-day tear-jerking Lenten Special episodes when the country’s no. 1 popular noontime TV show, Eat Bulaga, gives audience its yearly offering of drama series in observance of the Holy Week 2015 on GMA-7. The Eat Bulaga Lenten Special stars our favorite Dabarkads in their rare acting drama appearances. Biro ng Kapalaran headlines Kempee de Leon, Nova Villa, Paolo Ballesteros, and Jimmy Santos back-to-back with Lukso ng Dugo starring Pia Guanio, Julia Clarete, Ryzza Mae Dizon, Aiza Seguerra, and Ricky Davao. Both episodes will be shown on Holy Monday. Biro is directed by Mark Reyes while Lukso is directed by Gina […]

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 […]