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Mad Dogs is a Hangover style in Belize

 

 I saw Mad Dogs first two episodes ahead of the US and Philippine premiere telecast, thanks to HOOQ TV who is bringing this action thriller series on video-on-demand platform. My first impression was it kinda looked like Hangover II where our boys in Mad Dogs were drawn to complicated matters arising from a murder of their best pal in Belize. A quick Google search and it pointed to a certain country in Central America bordered in between Mexico, Guatemala, and the Carribean Sea. Mad Dogs is the story of five friends who went to Belize on a purpose of vacation […]

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Full list: Winners 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival Awards Night

 

 Best Picture #WalangForever – Quantum Films, MJM Production, Tuko Film Productions, Buchi Boy Films Buy Now, Die Later – Quantum Films, MJM Production, Tuko Film Productions, Buchi Boy Films (2nd Best Picture) My Bebe Love: #KiligPaMore – OctoArts Films, M-Zet Productions, APT Entertainment, GMA Films, MEDA Productions (3rd Best Picture) Best Director Erik Matti – Honor Thy Father Best Actor Jericho Rosales – #WalangForever Best Actress Jennylyn Mercado – #WalangForever Best Supporting Actor Tirso Cruz III – Honor Thy Father Best Supporting Actress Maine Mendoza – My Bebe Love: #KiligPaMore Best Child Performer Krystal Brimner – Honor Thy Father Best Cinematography […]

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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 […]

Written and directed by Maricel Cariaga of Center Stage Productions, Lapis tells the story of a man hoping to get a job as a graphics artist

Get HOOQd with Metro Manila Film Festival 2015 shorts and animated film entries on your device

 

 Did you know that it has been 41 years since Metro Manila Film Festival is around giving holiday season entertainment for the whole family every time this month of December comes? And for the first time, MMFF, with a groundbreaking deal with Asia’s largest video-on-demand service HOOQ, will feature this year’s finest entries for the New Wave category which will be simultaneously available in theaters and online, exclusively through HOOQ. The partnership deal is geared towards promoting quality Philippine entertainment  and to screen a selection of the official entries on the app. HOOQ is the exclusive presenter for the 41st MMFF this year. “Some […]