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X-men Days of Future Past London Premiere Was Fabulous

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The stage was set and it was one of the best events in recent times when a hoard of celebrities showed up at X-men Days of Future Past London premiere. The special shows are scheduled to take place in various parts of the globe while the movie hits theaters worldwide on May 23.

The movie directed by Bryan Singer has great hype attached to it and it brings the cast from old as well as the new movies together in a plot that demands the mutants to work together. Things couldn’t get better than this in summer 2014 and it has won some critics already. Stay tuned and you may enjoy the movie once it lands.

Man of Steel Day – Independence Day

man of steelThe whole family went to the mall today to catch the newest Superman movie franchise. This is actually a whole reboot of the movie – new stars, new story (sort of), new fx and all other stuff that are new.

We head on over to SM Fairview 10:30am and watched the first screening at 11:15, cinema 12 🙂 (detailed as possible huh, right Eli?) :_

Anyway, the wife enjoyed the movie and I’m hoping the kids did, too. I thought the movie has too much destruction and not enough story (love story) for Lois and Clark.. the movie would probably be a lot longer that it is at 2 hours or so.

I love the flashback style of story telling and the Man of Steel is that type of movie. There are a number flashbacks where CK’s childhood was presented to the story.

I think the Php800 ticket price was worth it (yeah, we did not watched it in 3D.. that is how cheap I am)

Star Cinema reveals box-office gross of its films in 2009

The films of Star Cinema for 2009 earned a total of P1.135 billion, according to figures provided by ABS-CBN’s film production outfit. PEP (Philippine Entertainment Portal) met with the Star Cinema executives of Star Cinema—Star AdProm director Roxy Liquigan and Star Cinema & TV Synergy Specialist Mico del Rosario—earlier today, January 15, at the ABS-CBN compound to discuss how their films did last year.

You Changed My Life, the Sarah Geronimo-John Lloyd Cruz-starrer, was once again a Valentine hit with its gross of P208.8 million. Star Cinema has promised that the love story of Laida Magtalas and Miggy Montenegro will continue, with Cathy Garcia-Molina still at the helm, but they have no definite date yet for its release.

Given the fact that Ai-Ai delas Alas starred in three blockbuster hits last year—Ang Tanging Ina N’yong Lahat, BFF (Best Friends Forever), and Ang Tanging Pamilya—there is a big possibility that she will be hailed as the Box-Office Queen. However, that will depend on the criteria set by the Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation, Inc. and whether they will count the gross of Ang Tanging Ina as part of the 2009 movies, or if it should be classified as part of 2008. The three films of Ai-Ai earned a total of P374.5 million.

Del Rosario pointed out that even though Ang Tanging Ina N’yong Lahat was part of the 2008 Metro Manila Film Fest, they still consider this Ai-Ai delas Alas starrer as part of their 2009 lineup. This is because even though the film opened on Christmas day, it had a much longer screening period during the month of January 2009.

Last year, Sarah was hailed as the Box-Office Queen by the GMMSFI for her blockbuster hit A Very Special Love, while her leading man John Lloyd Cruz was named Box-Office King.

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MMFF 2009 Winners, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Picture

Here is the list of winners of the just-concluded awards night of the 35th Metro Manila Film Festival which was held at the SMX Convention Center:

1st BEST PICTURE:
Ang Panday (Imus Productions/GMA Films)

2nd BEST PICTURE:
I Love You, Goodbye (Star Cinema)

3rd BEST PICTURE:
Ang Darling Kong Aswang (Octoarts/APT Entertainment)

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Wapakman – MMFF 2009

“Wapakman” is a fantasy movie and is an official entry to the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2009.

It stars boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao. Other members of its cast include Rufa Mae Quinto, Bianca King, Krista Ranillo, Polo Ravales, Jon Hall, Jojo Alejar, Onyok Velasco, Leo Martinez, Allan “Mura” Padua, Benjie Paras, Long Mejia, Keanna Reeves, Michelle O’Bombshell, John Manalo, Mica Torre, Edinburgh Kyle Balili, Jairus Aquino, Miguel magalong, Cha Cha Canete, and Barbie Forteza. It is directed by Topel Lee.

Ang Darling Kong Aswang Official Entry – MMFF 2009

Ang Darling Kong Aswang is an Official Entry in the coming Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF 2009) .It stars Vic Sotto and Cristine Reyes. Other cast members include Jean Garcia, Agot Isidro, Dante Rivero, Jackie Rice, Denise Laurel, Empress Schuck, Richie D’ Horsie, Rafael Rosell, Mika dela Cruz, Barbie Forteza, Wally Bayola, Allan K, Joonee Gamboa, Luz Fernandez, Gian Sotto, Jenny Miller, Shalala, Tita Swarding, and Mosang. Special guest stars include Joey de Leon, Oyo Sotto, Jacky Woo and Pia Guanio. It is directed by Tony Reyes.

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Nobody Nobody but Juan! Official Entry MMFF 2009

Nobody Nobody but Juan! Official Entry Metro Manila Film Festival which stars Dolphy! MMFF 2009 “Nobody Nobody but Juan!” is a comedy movie and is an official entry to the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2009.

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Rafael Rosell says he’s no Robert Pattinson copycat in Ang Darling Kong Aswang


Gaganap na aswang ang hunky actor na si Rafael Rosell sa pelikulang Ang Darling Kong Aswang, pero sinisiguro niyang di niya ginaya ang vampire ni Robert Pattinson sa Twilight saga.

“Hindi, iba ito, ako hindi ko siya ginaya. Salbahe ako dito, kontrabida role, next to Jean Garcia, na siya yung parang boss naming mga aswang dito.”

Ang bida sa naturang Metro Manila Film Festival entry ay si Vic Sotto, with Cristine Reyes as his leading leady.

Joint production ito ng APT Entertainment ni Tony Tuviera, OctoArts Films ni Orly Ilacad, at M-Zet TV Productions ni Bossing Vic.

Tinanong ng PEP (Philippine Entertainment Portal) si Rafael kung angkop ba ang tema ng aswang para sa Pasko. Baka di ito tangkilikin ng mga manonood.

“Every Christmas naman may parang epic movie na lumalabas. I think it’s a good time for storytelling and fairy tales so okay din naman na maglabas sila ng Ang Darling Kong Aswang, para sa mga bata naman itong Christmas. Panakot lang nang konti ang pelikula namin pero siyempre more on comedy pa rin.”

VAMPIRE FIGHT SCENES. First time ni Rafael na gumanap na aswang at aminado siyang di niya sigurado kung ano ang pagkakaiba ng vampire sa aswang.

“Ang alam ko kasi, ang mga vampires, hindi nila kaya sa daylight. E, ang mga aswang, kaya nila sa daylight.”

Wala man daw siyang pinagbasehan sa character niya, “pero since may mga fight scenes kami sa pelikula, nag-study ako ng konting martial arts.”

Kuwento pa niya, “Kakabili ko lang kasi ng Tekken 6 sa PS 3, yung latest na parang martial arts game sa PS [PlayStation]… Actually nauna muna yung shoot namin sa movie bago lumabas yung character du’n sa Tekken, so nung nilaro ko yung game, napansin ko na parang yung fighting technique na ginamit ko sa movie, parang may pagkahawig sa Tekken 6 na game.”

Hindi raw naniniwala sa aswang si Rafael. “Sa mga supernatural na ganyan hindi ako naniniwala. Never akong naka-encounter at happy na ako du’n.”

Gusto ba niyang makakita ng tunay na aswang?

“Huwag naman po, okay lang na hindi,” natatawang sagot ni Rafael.

Pero kung totoong may aswang, papayag ba siyang magpakagat sa isang aswang na kasing ganda ni Cristine?

“Oo, naman, siyempre. Papakagat ako tapos eternal life na yun. Kumbaga siya na ang mag-aalaga sa akin.”

Vic Sotto’s New Movie – LOL (Love On Line)

LOL (Love On Line) is the new movie that Bossing Vic Sotto is cooking up together with the famous VJ-actress from Thailand Paula Taylor.

The last news that we brought to you about Vic Sotto is that he’s hosting an ABC/TV 5 TV game show “who wants to be a millionaire”, well this time it’s this movie, LOL (Love On Line).

Here’s what we read:

LOL (Love On Line) is an upcoming comedy movie starring ace comedian Vic Sotto and Thai VJ-actress-commercial model Paula Taylor.

Members of the cast include Jose Manalo, Manilyn Reynes, Matt Evans, Melissa Ricks, Dominic Roco, Gina Pareño, Ricky Davao and Leo Martinez. The movie will be realeased under M-Zet-OctoArts-APT Films and will be directed by Tony Y. Reyes. LOL (Love On Line) will be shown in theaters in August.

How Hard is the Iron Man?

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Very Hard, apparently! Just like the rest of the Marvel and DC superheroes made into movie, the Filipinos welcomed and accepted the newest Superhero to appear on the silver screen!

Have you seen the movie yet? If you still haven’t, may I suggest you do so now so you wont be left behind the ‘kwentuhan’ and all. The movie and the CGI – the armor – is quite nice.

Check out what this guy has to say about Iron Man.

Cheers!

BTW, if you do decide to watch it… don’t leave the movie theater when the closing credits roll by.. there’s a small little bonus at the end! Wait for it ok?

Annabelle Rama is “Monster Mom”!

annabelle ramaIf you guys haven’t heard yet, Ruffa Guiterrez’ mom – Annabelle Rama –  will star on a movie project by Regal Entertainment, Inc. and GMA Films.

And suitably enough the title of the movie is “Monster Mom”. Is this a true story you may ask? Or is it even based on a true story? Or is it even based on HER life story? Nope, I don’t think so (but that is always a possibility)… 😀

Here’s the result of her first shooting day: “Unang-una, sa nerbiyos ko talaga nakalimutan ko ang dialogue ko samantalang sa bahay minamani-mani ko ang script ko.” And and put some visayan accent to that line and it will always makes me smile… I love seeing her on TV.. If she’s on TV, that’s entertainment! 😀

Anyway, I don’t know it this movie will be a hit we’ll just have to wait and see then.. 🙂

Good luck “Monster Mom!