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WATCH: Teaser trailer for 'Spider-Man: Far from Home' released

Jan 15, 2019 - 11:16 PM

'Are you going to step up or not?'

Filipino-American director Bobby Rubio to release Disney Pixar short film

Jan 14, 2019 - 2:56 PM

Bobby Rubio's short film 'Float' features two Filipino characters

‘Bumblebee’ review: More than meets the eye

Jan 13, 2019 - 10:11 PM

'Bumblebee' is a convincing ray of hope that there can be good things from a franchise that has been abused for profit

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ review: A spoonful of sugary nostalgia

Jan 13, 2019 - 4:54 PM

'Mary Poppins Returns' is undoubtedly a good time in the cinemas

The most anticipated of Philippine cinema this 2019

Jan 13, 2019 - 2:06 PM

Exciting projects await Philippine cinema’s centennial year

Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino happening in September 2019

Jan 12, 2019 - 9:37 PM

This year's festival coincides with the celebration of 100 years of Philippine cinema

PPP 2019. This file photo shows actor JC Santos taking photos with fans during the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino meet and greet in August 2018. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

LOOK: Noah Centineo, Camila Mendes star in ‘The Perfect Date’

Jan 12, 2019 - 4:37 PM

The rom-com will be released on Netflix!

DATE NIGHT. Teen favorites Noah Centineo and Camila Mendes star in 'The Perfect Date'. Photo courtesy of Netflix

LIST: 2019 movies to look forward to

Jan 12, 2019 - 1:33 PM

Book those premiere dates ASAP!

'Boy Tokwa: Lodi ng Gapo' review: As bland as cheap tofu

Jan 11, 2019 - 5:00 PM

'Sadly, the film is only consistent in how illogical it is,' movie critic Oggs Cruz says

No host for 2019 Oscars

Jan 11, 2019 - 12:35 PM

After nearly 3 decades, the Oscars producers have decided that the show must go on, even without a host

Michael Jackson estate slams sex abuse documentary

Jan 11, 2019 - 10:13 AM

'Leaving Neverland' recounts the story of two men who allege they were sexually abused by the singer when they were 7 and 10 years old

Bradley Cooper, Alfonso Cuaron among Directors Guild nominees

Jan 09, 2019 - 12:16 PM

"These directors demonstrated an exceptional command of the medium, creating excellence for the screen," the Directors Guild Awards president said

WATCH: 'Captain Marvel' special look trailer

Jan 09, 2019 - 11:54 AM

Marvel fans are over the moon after watching these brand-new, never-before-seen 'Captain Marvel' scenes

'Venom 2' gets go signal

Jan 08, 2019 - 6:20 PM

Tom Hardy will be reprising his role as Eddie Brock, Marvel's alien symbiote, for the 'Venom' sequel

How McCoy de Leon, Elisse Joson kept it professional on the set of 'Sakaling Maging Tayo'

Jan 08, 2019 - 7:30 AM

The two set aside their differences and talk about their their first movie 'Sakaling Maging Tayo'

Photo by Precious del Valle/Rappler

‘Born Beautiful’ gets R-18 rating from MTRCB

Jan 04, 2019 - 3:06 PM

The one-time screening of the film's full uncensored version is on January 18

Disney rakes in $7.325 billion at 2018 box office

Jan 03, 2019 - 6:34 PM

2018 is Disney's second best year at the box office to date

Netflix reminds viewers: Don't hurt yourself with 'Bird Box' challenge

Jan 03, 2019 - 2:04 PM

Netflix can't believe it has to warn people not to go around doing things blindfolded, either

DON'T DO IT. Netflix cautions fans from doing the 'Bird Box' challenge. Image courtesy of Netflix

WATCH: Teaser for movie 'Ulan' released

Jan 02, 2019 - 8:51 PM

The teaser shows Nadine Lustre with her co-stars Carlo Aquino, Marco Gumabao, and AJ Muhlach

12 best Filipino films of 2018

Jan 01, 2019 - 2:24 PM

Movie critic Oggs Cruz gives a run down of some of the best Filipino films for 2018

Feminist filmmakers tackle adult movie machismo

Dec 31, 2018 - 7:35 PM

'Feminist porn is part of a fight against misogyny on the same territory and with the same weapons as the sex movie mainstream,' says French filmmaker Ovidie

A visitor stands in front of a poster announcing the Porn Film Festival in Berlin at the "Moviemento" cinema on October 25, 2018. - Ethical, diverse and not a silicone breast in sight -- feminist film-makers are standing up to mass-market porn with adult movies free of male domination and gender stereotypes. (Photo by Tobias SCHWARZ / AFP)

'Aquaman' stays afloat atop North American box office

Dec 31, 2018 - 10:21 AM

The DC film starring Jason Momoa continues to make huge waves in US theaters

BTS film screening in Russia canceled

Dec 30, 2018 - 7:04 PM

The screening of the movie 'BTS World Tour: Love Yourself in Seoul,' gets canceled after the group was accused of being 'gay'

Screenshot from Twitter/@bts_official

'Fantastica' review: Incoherent vice

Dec 30, 2018 - 11:05 AM

When all the imagination runs out, and it becomes apparent that the film is devoid of even the subtlest of substance, the film starts to run on fumes, turning into a jolly but really juvenile jumble

‘Mary, Marry Me’ review: A very wrong engagement

Dec 30, 2018 - 7:30 AM

'Mary, Marry Me' has all the right elements in place but ultimately fails to make any other impact than lasting disappointment

‘One Great Love’ review: One grating love triangle

Dec 29, 2018 - 1:27 PM

'One Great Love' is one shallow romance

LIST: The 15 best movies of 2018

Dec 29, 2018 - 11:30 AM

Rappler rounds up the year’s most noteworthy moments in Philippine cinema, Hollywood, and beyond.

'The Girl in the Orange Dress' review: A mountain out of a molehill

Dec 28, 2018 - 7:39 PM

Simply put, 'The Girl in the Orange Dress' film falls under all the pressure of its cute but curbed premise

'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch': Come for the fun, stay for the existential dread

Dec 28, 2018 - 4:10 PM

Netflix’s first interactive film for adults will make you question your own freedom of choice

VIEWER'S CHOICE. In 'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch,' viewers get to decide what the characters do. Photo courtesy of Netflix

'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch' in numbers: The possibilities are, quite literally, endless

Dec 28, 2018 - 4:01 PM

How many endings does the choose-your-own-adventure film have?

CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE. The interactive film 'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch' is now out on Netflix. Photo courtesy of Netflix

‘Rainbow’s Sunset’ review: Skeletons in the closet

Dec 28, 2018 - 3:11 PM

'Rainbow’s Sunset' is lousy in both crafting and concept

WATCH: Martin del Rosario is Barbs in 'Born Beautiful' trailer

Dec 28, 2018 - 12:53 PM

Trisha's best friend takes the spotlight in the movie

'Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles' review: Complacency kills the fun

Dec 28, 2018 - 11:00 AM

'Complacency is the biggest foe of creativity, and the creative team behind 'Jack Em Popoy' have all the reason to be complacent'

COMEDY, ACTION? The jumbled plot is perhaps the most novel thing in the film. Screenshot from the movie trailer

MMFF 2018: Movie reviews

Dec 26, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Here's your guide to all the films in the MMFF

'Otlum' review: Brief and witless

Dec 26, 2018 - 5:56 PM

'Otlum' is just brief. It isn’t witty. It also isn’t very soulful.

YAY OR NAY? 'Otlum' is just devoid of mirth and happiness, writes Oggs Cruz. Screenshot from the film trailer

‘Aurora’ review: Dead in the water

Dec 26, 2018 - 5:06 PM

'Aurora' is a film that could have benefited from focusing on mood instead of shock

‘Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral’ will be streaming on Netflix in 2019

Dec 26, 2018 - 11:45 AM

For its international streaming debut, the movie will go by the title ‘Goyo: The Boy General’

THE BOY GENERAL. 'Goyo' is making its international streaming release via Netflix. Screenshot from the movie

WATCH (at your own risk): The first trailer for Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’

Dec 26, 2018 - 10:20 AM

The film stars Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke

'US'. Lupita Nyong'o leads the cast in Jordan Peele's upcoming film. Screenshot from

What makes ’Girl in the Orange Dress’ different, as shared by Jessy Mendiola

Dec 24, 2018 - 7:00 AM

Jessy stars in the upcoming romantic comedy opposite Jericho Rosales

GIRL IN THE ORANGE DRESS. Jericho Rosales and Jessy Mendiola are starring the upcoming romantic comedy. Rappler Screenshot

WATCH: The floats and stars up close at MMFF 2018 Parade

Dec 23, 2018 - 11:45 PM

The parade kicks off the 2018 Metro Manila Film Festival!

THROUGH THE RAIN. Vice Ganda waves to fans even as the rain pours at the MMFF 2018 Parade of Stars. Rappler Screenshot

‘Fantastica’ stars Donny Pangilinan, Kisses Delavin, Richard Gutierrez on their on-set family

Dec 23, 2018 - 11:04 PM

Donny, Kisses, and Richard are appearing in the upcoming film along with an all-star cast led by Vice Ganda

DONKISS. Kisses Delavin and Donny Pangilinan are part of the star-studded cast of 'Fantastica.' Rappler Screenshot

IN PHOTOS: MMFF 2018 Parade of Stars

Dec 23, 2018 - 6:05 PM

The annual parade saw stars brave the rains to represent their films

FOR THE STARS. Fans crowd the route of the 2018 MMFF parade. Photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler

LIST: Unlikely and underrated Christmas movies

Dec 22, 2018 - 8:30 AM

Looking for alternatives to your usual holiday viewing?

CHRISTMAS MOVIE. 'Iron Man 3' is one of the unlikelier choices for holiday viewing. Screenshot from

WATCH: A sneak peek of Sandra Bullock’s ‘Bird Box’ arrives

Dec 21, 2018 - 11:56 AM

The 5-minute teaser of the upcoming dystopian thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat

WATCH: The first 'Men in Black International' trailer is here

Dec 21, 2018 - 9:25 AM

Chris Hemsworth, Liam Neeson, and Tessa Thompson make for an out-of-this-world, alien-fighting team

'Roma' review: Towering achievement

Dec 20, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Director Alfonso Cuarón molds the movie perfectly to pay loving tribute to people in the fringes

The first look photos of Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ remake are out

Dec 20, 2018 - 5:13 PM

Check out what Aladdin, Jasmine, Genie, and Jafar look like in live action!

FRIEND LIKE ME. Mena Massoud plays Aladdin and Will Smith plays the Genie in the live-action remake of the Disney classic. Photo from

WATCH: First ‘Hellboy’ reboot trailer is out

Dec 20, 2018 - 10:09 AM

Jim Hopper from 'Stranger Things' plays the iconic demon in the 'Hellboy' 2019 movie adaptation

Latest 'Spider-Man' spin-off scales box office heights

Dec 18, 2018 - 5:00 PM

'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' continues to catch many fans of different ages in its captivating web

'Aquaman' review: Very shallow waters

Dec 16, 2018 - 5:00 PM

'Since it overextends its welcome, it ends up more tiring than invigorating'