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6 films to see on the week of October 5 – October 11, 2018

Destination Wedding

FRANK and Lindsay meet on their way to a destination wedding and discover that they hate everything about it, especially each other. Sparring with someone long enough can make anything happen as they cope with other during the entire weekend. Directed by Victor Levin, the film stars Winona Ryder, Keanu Reeves, Dj Dallenbach, and Greg Lucey. Hollywood Reporter’s Justin Lowe writes, “Whatever the intent, forcing a couple of middle-aged misanthropes to reluctantly attend the nuptials of their rather reviled friends sets a hopelessly high bar for delivering satisfying entertainment.” Rotten Tomatoes gives it a 42% rating.

MTRCB Rating: R-13


THE action-thriller focuses on the socially relevant issue on drug users, traffickers, and anti-drug law enforcers. The movie is divided in to three episodes — “Virgo,” “72 Hours,” and “Amats.” Directed by Dondon Santos, it stars Jolo, Luigi, and Bryan Revilla.

MTRCB Rating: R-16


EDDIE BROCK becomes the host of an alien symbiote just when he planned to attempt a comeback as an investigative journalist. He then begins to protect the world from an organization seeking their own symbiote. Directed by Ruben Fleischer, Venom — based on the Marvel Comics character — stars Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Scott Haze, Reid Scott, Riz Ahmed, and Jenny Slate. “It’s a mess, but wow, is it ever a fun, fascinating mess,” writes Tribune News Service’s Katie Walsh.

MTRCB Rating: PG

Para sa Broken Hearted

BASED on Marcelo Santos III novel, the story follows several relationships and shows how to deal with a breakup. Directed by Digo Ricio, the film stars Yassi Pressman, Shy Carlos, Louise Delos Reyes, Marco Gumabao, and Sam Concepcion.

MTRCB Rating: PG

The Witch Files

AFTER inadvertently harnessing the ambient energy of persecuted witches when they go through a forest, a group of teenagers attain the ability to make their desires a reality. However, they soon realize that they are not in control of everything. Directed by Kyle Rankin, the film stars Britt Flatmo, Holly Taylor, Paget Brewster, Greg Finley, and Valerie Mahaffey.

MTRCB Rating: PG

Little Italy

CHILDHOOD friends Leo and Nikki develop a relationship despite both of their families feuding over their respective pizzerias. Directed by Daniel Petrie, the film stars Hayden Christensen, Emma Roberts, and Alyssa Milano. “My favorite groaner moment takes place during a backyard barbecue, where everyone drinks Peroni beer and makes sure the labels face the camera,” writes Richard Roeper of the Chicago Sun-Times.

MTRCB Rating; PG