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24 movies to watch at Cine Europa 2017

Sep 23, 2017 - 10:30 AM

Here's what you need to know about the European film festival this 2017

'Amalanhig: The Vampire Chronicle' review: Charmless disaster

Sep 23, 2017 - 9:11 AM

Its biggest mystery is how it got made in the first place

What to know about Cinemalaya 2017 Best Film, 'Respeto'

Sep 22, 2017 - 12:54 PM

The movie is set to have a regular run in theaters nationwide, starting on the eve of the 45th anniversary of Martial Law

WATCH: 'Isle of Dogs' trailer released

Sep 22, 2017 - 12:29 PM

A young boy, Atari Kobayashi is on a mission to search for his missing dog that was taken to Trash Island

WATCH: First trailer for 'Tomb Raider' starring Alicia Vikander is out

Sep 21, 2017 - 6:04 PM

Lara Croft must stop an organization called Trinity from getting to the 'Mother of Death,' a tomb her father discovered

'It' scares up box office glory for 2 weeks

Sep 19, 2017 - 1:00 PM

The film is way ahead of other box office hits – including new releases 'American Assassin' and 'mother!'

PENNYWISE. The murderous clown, played by Bill Skarsgard, is the evil driving force in the film based on a Stephen King novel. Screengrab from YouTube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

'American Made' Review: Exhilarating, fun and provocative

Sep 19, 2017 - 9:00 AM

'American Made' is adamantly a lot of fun. It is also unflinchingly political

'Logan Lucky' review: A heist with a lot of heart

Sep 17, 2017 - 8:30 PM

'Logan Lucky' is such a spirited film. It thoroughly entertains, blending humor and wit with all the familiar tropes of the genre.

Jeff Bridges on 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle'

Sep 16, 2017 - 11:34 PM

The Hollywood legend talks about playing a cowboy named Champagne in the second film of the spy comedy franchise

JEFF BRIDGES. The Hollywood icon plays a whiskey-drinking cowboy named Champagne. Photo by Giles Keyte/20th Century Fox

'Loving in Tandem' review: Surprisingly charming

Sep 16, 2017 - 6:05 PM

'Loving in Tandem' could have been an obnoxious mess but thankfully, it's not

LOOK: What's on CINE LOKAL this September

Sep 13, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Select SM cinemas have been showcasing indie films on a regular basis; with the screening of at least one indie film every single week

PUTI. Mike Alcazaren's 2012 thriller is returning to movie screens this month for Cine Lokal. Screengrab from YouTube.com/TV5Philippines

‘The Beguiled’ review: Elegant and searing feminist satire

Sep 11, 2017 - 6:20 PM

In a way The Beguiled feels like a searing mockery of the expectations and constraints society imposes on women

WATCH: 'Fifty Shades Freed' teaser, poster are out

Sep 11, 2017 - 11:21 AM

Mrs Grey will see you now

'Fangirl Fanboy' review: Sometimes adorable, mostly forgettable

Sep 10, 2017 - 11:16 PM

Its glaring naiveté neither adds to the charm nor frustrates

WATCH: Piolo Pascual, Toni Gonzaga reunite in 'Last Night'

Sep 10, 2017 - 9:50 PM

Last Night is their follow up movie after Starting Over Again

‘It’: tender and terrifying

Sep 10, 2017 - 7:10 PM

It is that rare horror film that values the humanity of its characters

WATCH: First trailer for 'Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral' is out

Sep 10, 2017 - 11:01 AM

Paulo Avelino returns as the young general

Guillermo Del Toro's 'The Shape of Water' wins Venice Golden Lion

Sep 10, 2017 - 7:56 AM

Del Toro had described the flick as an antidote to cynicism and enchanted reviewers hailed it as his greatest work yet

TOP PRIZE. Director Guillermo Del Toro receives the Golden Lion for Best Film with the movie 'The Shape of Water' during the award ceremony of the 74th Venice Film Festival on September 9, 2017 at Venice Lido. Filippo Monteforte/AFP

LOOK: Rami Malek transforms into Freddie Mercury for Queen biopic

Sep 07, 2017 - 8:10 PM

The Mr Robot actor nails the Queen frontman s signature look

Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox

WATCH: Elise returns in first trailer for 'Insidious: The Last Key'

Sep 06, 2017 - 12:24 PM

Elise takes on evil at a haunted house that s left her with terrifying memories – her family home

Sharon Cuneta to star in romantic comedy with Robin Padilla, JoshLia

Sep 05, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Sharon says she s excited to be reunited with Robin after their last movie Pagdating ng Panahon in 2001

Sharon Cuneta on doing her first indie film, 'Ang Pamilyang Hindi Lumuluha'

Sep 05, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Sharon talks about working with director Mes De Guzman and how she feels about filmmakers who frown upon big artists doing independent films

Antoinette Jadaone on 'Love You to the Stars and Back'

Sep 04, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Antoinette talks about the inspiration behind her new movie starring Julia Barretto and Joshua Garcia

FULL LIST: Winners, PMPC Star Awards for Movies 2017

Sep 04, 2017 - 12:22 PM

The awards night saw Die Beautiful and Pamilya Ordinaryo win big and two screen legends tie for the same award

DIE BEAUTIFUL. The film starring Paolo Ballesteros adds more trophies to its shelf, with its recent haul at the PMPC Star Awards 2017. Screengrab from YouTube.com/regalcinema

'The Dark Tower' review: Flaccid fantasy

Sep 03, 2017 - 4:40 PM

[Stephen] King s mythology is sorely wasted

'Love You to the Stars and Back' review: Love cures all

Sep 02, 2017 - 5:50 PM

It helps that [Antoinette] Jadaone is the kind of filmmaker who truly believes the idea her romantic films are espousing that love cures all

Redford and Fonda keep sexual spark alive, 50 years on

Sep 02, 2017 - 3:13 PM

The two stars reunite in Our Souls at Night a film about falling in love later in life

OUR SOULS AT NIGHT. In the new film, the stars prove that they can sizzle at any age. Screengrab from YouTube.com/Netflix

Free Friday? Watch this critically-acclaimed Cinemalaya movie

Aug 31, 2017 - 7:41 PM

Baconaua is a coming of age tale mixed with myth and faith

Photo from Baconaua Facebook page

Hollywood royalty and British monarchy to rub shoulders in Venice

Aug 30, 2017 - 10:52 AM

The Venice Film Festival will run until September 9

VICTORIA & ABDUL. The film starring Judi Dench as Britain’s Queen Victoria and Ali Fazal as her unlikely friend Abdul will premiere at the 2017 Venice Film Festival. Photo from Twitter.com/VictoriaAbdul

Introducing Cyborg: Ray Fisher on Justice League's underrated superhero

Aug 29, 2017 - 8:06 PM

Ray Fisher is poised on the edge of superstardom

Photo by Ernest Fiestan/ Rappler

Focus Features to stream some movies on Facebook for free

Aug 28, 2017 - 7:15 PM

The US film studio is set to stream classic movies The Constant Gardener and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind in the coming weeks

Screencap from Focus Features/Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind


'The Emoji Movie' review: Meh over matter

Aug 27, 2017 - 9:15 PM

Tony Leondis The Emoji Movie is a cartoon that aims to provoke all sorts of emotions but can t help just being meh

‘Woke Up Like This’ review: Boisterous fun

Aug 26, 2017 - 2:27 PM

Woke Up Like This doesn’t endeavor to make anything out of its very crass comedy

WATCH: Corgis in capes! Netflix's 'The Crown' goes to the dogs

Aug 26, 2017 - 11:42 AM

If you re in need of a pick me up this video will do the trick

HER MAJESTY. Corgi Queen Elizabeth II commands her husband corgi Prince Philip to bend the knee. Screengrab from Facebook.com/Netflixph

True Crime addicts: this chilling documentary has a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes

Aug 26, 2017 - 10:00 AM

The film will be premiering on Netflix in September

STRONG ISLAND. The documentary tells the story of the murder of 24-year-old William Ford, and what happens to his family in the aftermath. Screengrab from YouTube.com/Netflix

‘Annabelle: Creation’ is what nightmares are made of

Aug 25, 2017 - 5:00 PM

If you’re craving for horror the demon doll’s origin story will definitely satisfy

5 Things to know about the road trip movie 'Patay na si Hesus'

Aug 21, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Patay na si Hesus is one of the 12 films in the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino

Movie Reviews: All 12 Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino films

Aug 21, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Movie reviewer Oggs Cruz gives his take on the movies in this year s Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino

Rappler Talk Entertainment: Cast of ‘Pauwi Na’

Aug 17, 2017 - 6:31 PM

Bembol Roco and Cherry Pie Picache tell us all about starring in the funny family saga

'Rough Night' review: More exhausting than fun

Aug 15, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The dark comedy follows a group of women at a bachelorette party that takes a wrong turn after the male stripper falls dead

'Double Barrel: Sige, Iputok Mo!' review: Bad film, lousy message

Aug 13, 2017 - 3:30 PM

The film has decided to cower and fold and as a result remains to be nothing more than a bad film with a lousy message

Movie Reviews: All 9 films at the 2017 Cinemalaya Film Festival

Aug 09, 2017 - 8:42 PM

Movie reviewer Oggs Cruz gives his honest take on the Cinemalaya 2017 offerings

ANG PAMILYANG HINDI LUMULUHA. Sharon Cuneta stars in Mes De Guzman's Cinemalaya entry. Photo from Facebook.com/cinemalaya

‘Van Damme Stallone’ director on the scene that made everyone on set cry

Aug 09, 2017 - 6:24 PM

The film tells the story of a boy with Down Syndrome and his single mother working to realize his dream of being an action star

Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

'Baby Driver' review: Love at first beat

Aug 06, 2017 - 1:30 PM

The film wears its heart on its sleeve

Youth-oriented films to watch over the long weekend

Aug 06, 2017 - 12:36 PM

The 12 final entries carry out youth issues including child labor youth in conflict with the law out of school youth teenage pregnancy and mental health

‘Pauwi Na’ star Bembol Roco on why you should watch the quirky road movie

Aug 05, 2017 - 3:13 PM

In the film Roco plays a father who along with his family makes a long journey from Manila to the province in a pedicab

Photo by Martin San Diego/ Rappler

WATCH: The sweet love story that's making the internet swoon

Aug 02, 2017 - 9:47 AM

The wordless animated film about the love between two boys is viewed 2 million times a day after it debuted on YouTube

IN A HEARTBEAT. The animated short film has become so popular, people want to see it turned into a full-length film. Screengrab from In a Heartbeat Animated Short Film YouTube

'Atomic Blonde' review: Femme fatale

Jul 31, 2017 - 12:00 PM

[Charlize] Theron occupies the stage [David] Leitch has set in a way that makes all of the film s extravagances and flaws negligible

'Cars 3' review: Lackluster sequel

Jul 30, 2017 - 2:45 PM

The third film in the Pixar series brings back an older Lightning McQueen

LIGHTNING MCQUEEN. The racecar returns in 'Cars 3'. Photo courtesy of Disney-Pixar

'Finally Found Someone' review: Dear future rom-coms

Jul 30, 2017 - 12:23 PM

Directed by Theodore Boborol the film features the well loved romantic team up of John Lloyd Cruz and Sarah Geronimo

FINALLY FOUND SOMEONE. Sarah Geroniomo and John Lloyd Cruz renew their onscreen romance in a new film by Theodore Boborol. Screengrab from YouTube.com/ABSstarcinema