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Monday, June 26, 2017

Universal Pictures reveals JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM teaser poster!


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Universal Pictures has just launched the teaser poster for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the highly anticipated sequel to the blockbuster hit, Jurassic World.

The poster sports the tagline, “Life finds a way.”

Outsmart traffic with ANGKAS!


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Picture this: you’re seated inside a cab, jeepney or bus – the clock is ticking and you’re going to be late for that office presentation, final exam, or anniversary date. Your heart is beating fast, your legs moving up and down, you’re shaking your head and clicking your tongue. You’re practically bartering with god to make the traffic move faster.


If you’ve ever commuted around Manila, you’ve definitely experienced this. You’ve prayed, cried, sworn and wished for a way to teleport across the city that, according to the 2015 global survey conducted by a popular travel app, has the worst traffic in the world.

SPIDER-MAN returns to his rightful place in Marvel Cinematic Universe!


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Peter Parker strives to join the Avengers as the most popular character in comic book history takes his rightful place as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, in Columbia Pictures’ new action-adventure Spider-Man: Homecoming (in Philippine cinemas Thursday, July 6.)


Marvel’s crown jewel, Spider-Man made a cameo debut in the MCU in Captain America: Civil War last summer; the overwhelming positive reaction by both the critics and fans to the new vision for the character has whetted the appetite as now, Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios team for this new adventure.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Makansutra partners with World Vision for Street Food Day for a Cause


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Makansutra Philippines partners with World Vision to provide learner’s kits to children this coming school year.

Launched in the Philippines last September 2016, Singapore’s Makansutra Hawkers has been bringing the best of Asian food, culture, and lifestyle. From Hong Kong street food to authentic Indian delicacies, a visit to Makansutra is truly an Asian food experience.

Witness the beginning of dark universe in THE MUMMY


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This June, it takes a monster to defeat another monster. Check out the new trailer of Universal Pictures' epic action-adventure The Mummy starring Tom Cruise here:


And witness the beginning of a dark universe. The Mummy rises in Philippine cinemas on June 7, 2017.


Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella of Kingsman: The Secret Service and Star Trek Beyond) whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy human comprehension.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Thor and an old friend enter the battle arena in official THOR: RAGNAROK teaser trailer


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Watch Thor go up against an old friend in the first official teaser trailer for Marvel Studios' Thor: Ragnarok here:
Directed by Taika Waititi from a script by Craig Kyle & Christopher Yost and Stephany Folsom and Eric Pearson, Thor: Ragnarok picks up after the events of Avengers: Age of Ultron.

In Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok—the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization—at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela (Cate Blanchett). But first he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger—the Incredible Hulk (Mark Ruffalo).

Sunday, April 16, 2017

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI official teaser trailer unveiled!


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Disney and Lucasfilm have released the first Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer for writer/director Rian Johnson‘s follow-up to Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

View the trailer here  and watch Star Wars: The Last Jedi in Philippine cinemas starting Dec.15, 2017.


Award-winning film ANG ARAW SA LIKOD MO supports HERO Foundation (Opens May 24)


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Philippines’ award-winning advocacy film “Ang Araw sa Likod Mo” written and directed by Dominic P. Nuesa is a gripping story of two brothers reunited despite being separated by conflicting beliefs. The movie also tackles the heroism of Filipino soldiers in the thick of a four-decade old war against terrorism starring a talented cast that includes Ping Medina, Bong Cabrera and Mike Liwag.

 “Ang Araw sa Likod Mo” is Nuesa’s full-length film feature debut and has been nominated in the upcoming prestigious Nice International Awards (2017) in the most coveted categories such as Best Director – Dominic Carlo P. Nuesa, Best Lead Actor – Mike Liwag, Best Supporting Actor – Ping Medina, Best Editing – JavierAbola and Best Sound – Greg Rodriguez III.

AirAsia presents RED TALKS WITH DAPHNE web series


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AirAsia, voted the world's best low cost carrier for eight consecutive years by Skytrax, today formally launched a 6-part web series featuring some of Asia’s best-kept attractions, rich cultural heritage, and inside stories about people and the airline that broke travel norms and made flying possible for everyone across Asia and beyond.


“Red Talks with Daphne,” is hosted by award-winning TV host and producer, Daphne Oseña-Paez. She takes viewers to different places and talks about traveling, flying, helping and inspiring communities.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Acclaimed coming-of-age manga hit A SILENT VOICE arrives in Philippine theaters on April 15


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“A Silent Voice”  (Koe no Katachi) is based on the highly regarded, award-winning Manga by Yoshitoki Oima, the film was made by Kyoto Animation and directed by Naoko Yamada.


A coming-of-age story, “A Silent Voice,” is a manga about a deaf high school girl, the boy who bullies her and his attempt at reconciliation.

Tom Cruise leads the return of THE MUMMY


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Universal Pictures has just unveiled the new poster art for its epic action-adventure The Mummy, showing Tom Cruise's character with the titular female mummy (Sofia Boutella) looming in the background.

Check out the one-sheet art below and watch The Mummy when it rises in Philippine cinemas on June 7, 2017.

In The Mummy, thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella of Kingsman: The Secret Service and Star Trek Beyond) whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy human comprehension.

Catch the quirky heroes of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 starting April 26!


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From Marvel Studios, the studio that brought you the cinematic global blockbuster franchises of “Iron Man,” “Captain America,” “Thor,” “Ant-Man,” “Doctor Strange” and the “Avengers,” comes the highly anticipated sequel, featuring the world’s favorite band of intergalactic misfits—the Guardians of the Galaxy.


Picking up where “Guardians of the Galaxy”—2014’s highest grossing film of the summer—left off, Marvel Studios’ “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” continues the action-packed, irreverent, epic space adventures of Peter Quill aka Star-Lord and his gang of eccentric characters as they patrol and protect the universe, doing mercenary work in the wake of the popularity and fame they garnered from saving Xandar.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

THE BOSS BABY opens this Saturday, April 15


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From the studio that brought you Shrek, Kung Fu Panda and Madagascar, comes DreamWorks Animation’s “The Boss Baby,” a hilarious family comedy about how a new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator -- a wildly imaginative 7-year old named Tim. The most unusual Boss Baby arrives to Tim's home in a taxi, wearing a suit, carrying a brief case and speaking with the voice and wit of Alec Baldwin. The sibling rivalry between the two brothers is reluctantly cast aside when Tim discovers that Boss Baby is actually a spy on a secret undercover mission, and only he can help.  An outrageous adventure ensues as the pint-sized partners prepare to thwart a dastardly plot involving an epic battle between puppies and babies.


Inspired by the best-selling picture book by Marla Frazee, this riotous comedy for all ages features the voices of Alec Baldwin as Boss Baby, Steve Buscemi as the villainous Francis E. Francis, Jimmy Kimmel and Lisa Kudrow as Tim and Boss Baby's unsuspecting parents, Miles Bakshi as Tim, and Tobey Maguire as the film’s narrator.

Warner Bros. launches united JUSTICE LEAGUE poster


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United, they stand.  Warner Bros. Pictures has launched the new official one-sheet art for its event movie for 2017, the action-adventure Justice League.

Check out the poster below and watch Justice League in Philippine cinemas starting Nov. 16, 2017.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Popular manga GHOST IN THE SHELL strikes in theaters starting March 29


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From Rupert Sanders, director of Snow White and the Huntsman comes Ghost in the Shell, based on the famous Kodansha Comics manga series written and illustrated by Shirow Masamune.


In the near future, Major (Scarlett Johansson) is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world’s most dangerous criminals. When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people’s minds and control them, Major is uniquely qualified to stop it. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major discovers that she has been lied to: her life was not saved, it was stolen. She will stop at nothing to recover her past, find out who did this to her and stop them before they do it to others.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 new trailer unveiled!


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Anyone can save the galaxy once. Obviously.

In anticipation of the earthbound release of Marvel Studios’ “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” on April 26 in the Philippines, Marvel Studios has unveiled the action-adventure’s new trailer!

Take a look at your favorite intergalactic misfits saving the galaxy a second time here:


Along with the new trailer, Marvel has also launched a new Guardians poster which may be seen below.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Guy Ritchie's version of KING ARTHUR is coming to theaters this May 2017


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The full trailer has now arrived for Guy Ritchie’s adrenalin-fueled epic fantasy take on the Arthurian legends with Warner Bros. Pictures' sweeping fantasy action adventure King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.


Check out the new trailer here:


And watch King Arthur: Legend of the Sword in Philippine cinemas starting May 17, 2017.

Monday, February 27, 2017

THE BATMAN finds new director and producer


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Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that Matt Reeves (“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” “Cloverfield”) has been set to direct “The Batman.” Reeves will also serve as a producer on the new standalone action adventure centering on one of DC’s most enduringly popular Super Heroes. The announcement was made by Toby Emmerich, President and Chief Content Officer, Warner Bros. Pictures Group.


Emmerich stated, “We are thrilled to have Matt Reeves taking the helm of Batman, the crown jewel of our DC slate. Matt’s deep roots in genre films and his evolution into an emotional world-building director make him the perfect filmmaker to guide the Dark Knight through this next journey.”

Sunday, February 26, 2017

WWF National Ambassadors Marc Nelson, Rovilson Fernandez and Iza Calzado Lead 1st WWF Fundraising Hour


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WWF-Philippines National Ambassadors Marc Nelson, Rovilson Fernandez and Iza Calzado shared their passion for the environment with mallgoers and encouraged them to support WWF’s Individual Donor Programme (IDP) during the recent Ambassador's Fundraising Hour held in Greenbelt 1, Makati.

WWF-Philippines National Ambassadors Marc Nelson, Iza Calzado and Rovilson Fernandez with Chi-Chi, the WWF Panda. (WWF)

Everyone can now directly contribute to the sustainability initiatives of WWF-Philippines by visiting    WWF booths in selected malls all over the country or by going to the WWF-Philippines website at wwf.org.ph/donate. Potential donors can choose to make a one-time donation or monthly donations, which can help sustain various WWF-Philippines biodiversity conservation and climate change adaptation programs all over the country.

LOGAN unleashes claws on its midnight screenings on March 1, Wednesday (12:01 AM) nationwide!


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Responding to the fever-pitch anticipation of Hugh Jackman’s “Logan”, the most eager of cineastes who want to see it first can finally catch the movie on its midnight screenings (12:01am) set on March 1, Wednesday in Philippine theatres nationwide (check your nearest favorite theatres).

Starring Hugh Jackman in the title role, “Logan” is directed by James Mangold that also stars a powerhouse of a cast that includes Patrick Stewart, Boy Holbrook, Stephen Merchant, Richard E. Grant and newcomer Dafne Keen. A standalone story that sees Jackman in the final chapter of his Wolverine alter-ego, the movie brings the iconic hero at a crossroads that will finally define his destiny.

Meet anew the characters of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Opens March 16)


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With barely three weeks before Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast bows on the big screen, the studio has released the official descriptions of the beloved fairy tale's characters.

And when searching for talent to bring the beloved animated characters to life on screen, the filmmakers canvassed the worlds of film, television, music and theatre to find the performers best suited for each role.


BELLE (Emma Watson) is a bright and spirited young woman who dreams of adventure, romance and a world far beyond the confines of her French village. Fiercely independent and keeping to herself for the most part, Belle wants nothing to do with the town’s arrogant and boorish rogue Gaston, who relentlessly pursues her. When her father is imprisoned in the castle of a hideous Beast, Belle trades her own freedom for his and quickly befriends the former staff who have become household objects as result of a curse placed on the castle. The Beast, while surly and ill-mannered, can be generous and chivalrous and knows how to make her laugh, and Belle soon begins to sense the kind heart of the Prince within.

Make way for the coming of KONG: SKULL ISLAND (Opens March 9)


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Larger than life. Last of his kind. King of Skull Island. First unleashed more than eight decades ago, King Kong has thundered off the big screen and into our world with a force that echoes through our collective consciousness still. Now the time has come to restore the crown of the greatest movie monster myth of all, with Warner Bros. Pictures' new action-adventure Kong: Skull Island.


A compelling, original adventure from director Jordan Vogt-Roberts, Kong: Skull Island tells the story of a diverse team of scientists, soldiers and adventurers uniting to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific, as dangerous as it is beautiful. Cut off from everything they know, the team ventures into the domain of the mighty Kong, igniting the ultimate battle between man and nature. As their mission of discovery becomes one of survival, they must fight to escape a primal Eden in which humanity does not belong.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

All-new POWER RANGERS movie hits theaters starting March 22


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Meet the latest teen superheroes as they embark in their high-octane journey on screen in the all-new “Power Rangers” movie.

Saban’s “Power Rangers” follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove — and the world — is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so, they will have to overcome their real-life issues and before it’s too late, band together as the Power Rangers.


AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR starts production; destined to become the biggest epic hero movie!


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Marvel Studios has officially announced the production start of Avengers: Infinity War via a featurette that shows Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man), Tom Holland (Peter Parker/Spider-Man) and Chris Pratt (Peter Quill/Star-Lord).


Watch the featurette here:

Prior to the release of the first featurette, Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man) hosted a Facebook Live, to answer fan questions.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE kicks off with a teaser trailer!


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The forces of good and evil are…father and son, in the teaser trailer of Warner Animation Group’s The LEGO Ninjago Movie, a new animated adventure in Warner’s LEGO franchise.

Catch the trailer here and watch the film in Philippine cinemas starting September 21, 2017.


Psycho Thriller A CURE FOR WELLNESS opens February 15


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A superb storyteller and a master of pacing, director Gore Verbinski, along with an impressive cast that includes Dane DeHaan, Mia Goth and Jason Isaacs creates an unsettling, ominous atmosphere throughout “A Cure for Wellness”, immersing the audience in the world of the spa, where nothing is clear or straightforward.



When Lockhart (DeHaan) arrives at Volmer’s  (Isaacs) sanitarium, he assumes that his mission will be simple: he will talk to Pembroke, his boss, and persuade him to come back to New York. But Pembroke doesn’t want to leave. Nobody leaves. As the plot unfolds, we experience Lockhart’s mounting anxiety. In danger of losing his sanity, whom can he trust? Lockhart agrees to undergo a course of treatment administered by the doctor and his team after his accident going back without Pembroke.  Lockhart becomes friendly with Hannah (Goth) and together they set about uncovering the menacing secrets of the institute and its history. Far younger than the other patients, Hannah has spent her whole life at the Volmer Institute. Dr. Volmer takes care of her and she has minimal knowledge of the outside world.


Saturday, January 14, 2017

Pioneer Insurance announces 10 finalists of #MoveOnLang Songwriting Competition


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Manila, Philippines – After a rigorous selection process, ten talented student songwriters have been chosen as the finalists of Pioneer Insurance’s #MoveOnLang Songwriting Competition.


Pioneer Insurance launched the #MoveOnLang Songwriting Competition in partnership with the Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (FILSCAP) and One Music PH to encourage the youth to pursue artistic endeavors and to celebrate the Filipino trait of resiliency.

(From left) Pioneer Insurance Marketing FVP Len Pozon, Pioneer Retail Organization Head Lorenzo Chan, Jr., FILSCAP President Rico Blanco and FILSCAP Chairman Arturo Lui Pio at the launch of the #MoveOnLang Songwriting Competition last September 2016.


Wonder Woman, Justice League, Lego Batman Lead Warner Bros' 2017 Movie Lineup!


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Diana, princess of the Amazons, discovers what she's meant for. Metahumans team up to form the Justice League. Two legendary Kings – Arthur and Kong – will shock and inspire in spectacular origin stories. And Christopher Nolan makes a bold statement on heroism as takes audiences to Dunkirk.

These and more are what's in store for movie audiences this year from Warner Bros. Pictures. Take a peek at the studio’s line-up of potential megahits for 2017.


Wonder Woman. Gal Gadot returns as the title character in this epic action adventure from director Patty Jenkins. When an American pilot crashes on their sheltered island paradise and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, warrior princess Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers…and her true destiny. (Opens June 01).

Have the most unforgettable Valentine's surprise through the M&M's Fun First Move project!


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MANILA, PH --- Valentine’s Day is a time for you to express your feelings and send your message across to someone special to you.  Are you adventurous enough to make the first move to surprise your loved one and show how truly special he or she is?  Or are you finally ready to reveal yourself to your secret crush?  Or how about making your partner fall in love with you again?

If you’re wanting to share your feelings but clueless on how to do it, then worry no more as you will now have a chance to be that romantic guy or fun girl you always want to be through M&M’S®  Fun First Move Project!
M&M’S® is bringing in its spontaneous fun to the most romantic time of the year.  Through M&M’S® Fun First Move project, get a chance to win a special delivery service through M&M’S® Characters Red, Yellow and Green that will make your Valentine’s celebration fun and truly unforgettable.

20th Century Fox Unveils 2017 Movie Lineup and Trailer Reveals!


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20th Century Fox welcomes 2017 with a loud crow heralding its thrilling movie line-up set to immerse the audience anew in a series of unprecedented movie viewing experience.


From game to movie, “Assassin’s Creed” stars highly-acclaimed Michael Fassbender and Academy Award® winner Marion Cotillard in a visionary new take on the action-adventure genre. “ASSASSIN’S Creed” is a worlds-spanning tale of one man who finds himself at the center of an ancient battle between two powerful sects—only by harnessing the memories of his ancestor, which are contained within his own DNA, can he end the conflict and claim his own redemption.  Here is the trailer:

Experience Filipino CINEMA CLASSICS at UP Town Center


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Ayala Malls Cinemas, in partnership with ABS-CBN Film Restorations group, goes back in time reflecting the best of Philippine cinema with the upcoming “Cinema Classics – Filipino Films in Retrospect” at U.P. Town Center from January 11 – 15.  The first installment for this year, reviving the classics at U.P. Town Center, the restored Filipino classic films will also soon takeoff in other Ayala Malls Cinemas.


“We are proud that Cinema Classics opens at U.P. Town Center which features the works of Filipino master filmmakers in different genres”, said Rowena M. Tomeldan, President of Ayala Malls. You can expect to watch films such as Ishmael Bernal’s Himala (Nora Aunor); Mike De Leon’s Hindi Nahahati ang Langit (Lorna Tolentino, Dina Bonnevie, Edu Manzano and Christopher De Leon), Kung Mangarap Ka’t Magising (Christopher De Leon and Hilda Koronel) and Kakabakaba Ka Ba (Charo Santos, Jay Ilagan, Christopher De Leon); Laurice Guillen’s Kasal? (Christopher De Leon and Hilda Koronel); Chito S. Roño’s Dekada ‘70 (Vilma Santos, Christopher De Leon), Patayin sa Sindak si Barbara (Lorna Tolentino, Dawn Zulueta); Olivia M. Lamasan’s Sana Maulit Muli (Lea Salonga, Aga Muhlach); Jose Javier Reyes’ Batang PX (Patrick Garcia, Zsa Zsa Padilla); Peque Gallaga’s and Lore Reyes’ Magic Temple and Peque Gallaga’s Oro Plata Mata.  

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