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Vic Sotto, Vice Ganda films among first 4 MMFF entries

SUREFIRE crowd-pullers once again dominate the first four film entries for this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF), which is set to run from Dec. 25 to Jan. 7 in cinemas nationwide.

MMFF 2018 breaks box office record

THE 44th Metro Manila Film Festival drew to a successful close on Jan. 7, with the festival’s chairman announcing that they had not only surpassed last year’s gross but also recorded the highest ever take in the film festival’s history.

Movies outside the MMFF

IF THE Metro Manila Film Fest (MMFF) offerings leave you cold, as they do many, this year’s movie fans have choices beyond what they can find on cable or Netflix. Several of the smaller specialty theaters are showing films that are not included in the MMFF lineup.

2 romances, a horror flick, and a family drama make up...

AFTER MONTHS of waiting, the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) selection committee finally announced the final for of eight film entries which will be featured in the festival’s run from Dec. 25 to Jan. 7 in cinemas nationwide.

Ang Larawan wins big at MMFF

LOY ARCENAS’ Ang Larawan, the musical film based on the play by National Artist for Literature Nick Joaquin was named this year’s Best Picture...

Ang Larawan: The way we are

By Menchu Aquino Sarmiento Movie review Ang Larawan Directed by Loy Arcenas ANG LARAWAN, directed by Loy Arcenas, is the musical film adaptation of Nick Joaquin’s 65-year-old play...

Reasons to watch: plot twists and great actors

By Nickky F. P. de Guzman Reporter Movie review Deadma Walking Directed by Julius Alfonso WITH THE huge success of last year’s Die Beautiful, it is easy to dismiss...

Do not expect an English Only, Please

By Zsarlene B. Chua Reporter Movie review All of You Directed by Dan Villegas IF YOU ARE planning to watch Dan Villegas’ All of You and expecting that it...

Catch a wave

By Menchu Aquino Sarmiento Movie review Siargao Directed by Paul Soriano THERE ARE several love stories going on among the attractive bunch of young people populating this light...

Why Meant to Beh should thank last year’s MMFF decision

By Nickky F. P. de Guzman Reporter Movie review Meant to Beh Directed by Chris Martinez A HIATUS always leads to clearer perspectives. And Vic Sotto should consider his...

Newbie delivers a decent reboot

By Zsarlene B. Chua Reporter Movie review Ang Panday Directed by Rodel Nacianceno CARLO J. CAPARAS’ Ang Panday has been one of the most enduring -- and oft re-booted...

Fighting violence with violence

By Michelle Anne P. Soliman Movie review Gandarrapiddo: The Revengers Squad Directed by Joyce E. Bernal PATTERNING a movie’s title and characters on foreign comic books, a decades-long...

Introducing a hybrid creature to the Philippine folklore lineup

By Michelle Anne P. Soliman Movie review Haunted Forest Directed by Ian Loreños THERE IS a mysterious creature living in a tree in the middle of the forest....

A guide to this year’s MMFF entries

By Zsarlene B. Chua Reporter Christmas in the Philippines -- known for being long and festive -- is never truly complete without families (the children flush...

Ang Larawan introduces National Artists’ work to a new generation

MUCH LIKE Candida and Paula who fought tooth and nail to hold on to their father’s masterpiece (and, in turn, hold on to their...

Ang Larawan, Siargao, Haunted Forest, Deadma Walking make it into MMFF

DESPITE BEING rejected the first time around when just script submissions were considered, Loy Arcenas’ musical Ang Larawan finally made the cut and has...

Ang Larawan enters MMFF ‘final four’

Despite being rejected the first time around in script submissions, Loy Arcenas’ Ang Larawan finally made the cut and has been selected as one...

MMFF could consider dropping final entries if film quality is poor...

ONE OF the new members of the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) Executive committee (Execom) suggests the possibility of a film festival entry being...

2016 Metro Manila Film Festival’s films

THIS YEAR’S Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) kicks off on Dec. 25 and will run until Jan. 3 — shortened to the original 10...

Abangan ang susunod na kabanata

By Nickky Faustine P. de Guzman Like a suspense movie with a good cliffhanger, the story (and controversy) of this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival...

Love wins at the MMFF

By Nickky Faustine P. de Guzman Love is the name of the game at this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF). This time around, the...