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Why you should also pay attention to the 'Bakwit Boys' soundtrack

Aug 15, 2018 - 10:04 PM

Director Jason Paul Laxamana says he got the inspiration for the film from his own life experiences

Bakwit Boys behind the scenes. Photo courtesy of trex entertainment

WATCH: 'Angelito,' the short film that bridges 'Goyo' and 'Heneral Luna'

Aug 15, 2018 - 9:33 PM

Can't wait for 'Goyo'? Check this film out first!

ANGELITO. Tomas Santos plays Angel Bernal in the short film that connects 'Heneral Luna' to 'Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral.' Screenshot from TBA Studios on YouTube

Rappler Talk Entertainment: Paulo Avelino and Epy Quizon on 'Goyo'

Aug 14, 2018 - 5:11 PM

Rappler talks to the stars about the upcoming historical drama on the life of Gregorio del Pilar

IN PHOTOS: 2018 Cinemalaya awards night

Aug 13, 2018 - 11:19 AM

Eddie Garcia wins his third best actor, plus Therese Malvar wins Best Supporting Actress for two roles

'The Meg' review: Bigger isn't always better

Aug 12, 2018 - 3:38 PM

'The Meg' goes on a bit longer than it should

Kylie Verzosa to star in Epik Studio's 'Osyana'

Aug 11, 2018 - 5:48 PM

The project is scheduled for release in 2020

‘Dito Lang Ako’ review: An overlong commercial

Aug 11, 2018 - 4:00 PM

Simply put, 'Dito Lang Ako' just doesn’t belong in the cinemas

Movie reviews: All 10 films at the 2018 Cinemalaya Film Festival

Aug 11, 2018 - 11:17 AM

Movie critic Oggs Cruz gives his take on this year's Cinemalaya films

'The Meg' is a super-sized 'thrill ride' with a giant pre-historic shark

Aug 10, 2018 - 11:02 AM

The creature feature starring Jason Statham is now out in Philippine cinemas

MASI OKA. The 'Heroes' actor appears in 'The Meg' as one of the people stuck in a submersible in the bottom of the ocean. Photo courtesy of Warner Bros Pictures

IN PHOTOS: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ stars shine at Hollywood premiere

Aug 08, 2018 - 4:57 PM

The much-awaited film is premiering in the US on August 15

CRAZY RICH ASIANS. Cast members Henry Golding and Gemma Chan walk the emerald carpet for the film's Hollywood premiere. Screenshot from

'Signal Rock' talks about family members left behind for a better life

Aug 07, 2018 - 2:23 PM

Actor Christian Bables makes his debut as a lead actor in Chito Roño's film

Photo by Precious del Valle

Here's why China says no to 'Christopher Robin'

Aug 06, 2018 - 11:40 AM

Poor Winnie the Pooh! China censors mentions and images of the Disney character.

NO POOH FOR YOU. China's authorities doesn't give the go-signal for 'Christopher Robin.' Image courtesy of Disney Enterprises, Inc./All Rights Reserved

In memoriam: 'BuyBust' pays tribute to Marawi casualties, slain PDEA consultant

Aug 06, 2018 - 6:58 AM

Director Eric Matti says one of the movie's PDEA consultants was 'gunned down in front of his house two weeks after we finished shooting'

ACCLAIMED MOVIE. Director Erik Matti talks about who the movie 'BuyBust' is dedicated to. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

'Christopher Robin' review: Old soul and pretty pictures

Aug 05, 2018 - 3:15 PM

'Christopher Robin' isn't a film that will shake the world

Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor) with his long time friend Winnie the Pooh in Disney’s live-action adventure CHRISTOPHER ROBIN.

‘Teen Titans Go! To the Movies’ review: Saving the superhero genre

Aug 05, 2018 - 1:53 PM

Sure, it is simple and its twist can be predicted a mile away, but even those criticisms, it gamely acknowledges by plugging the hole with punchlines about them

WATCH: Angelica Panganiban, Carlo Aquino charm in 'Exes Baggage' teaser

Aug 05, 2018 - 12:12 PM

'Exes Baggage' is Angelica and Carlo's long-awaited reunion movie

NIX AND PIA. Angelica Panganiban and Carlo Aquino bring on the kilig in this teaser trailer. Screenshot from the movie trailer

Kevin Kwan says Kris Aquino 'a highlight' of 'Crazy Rich Asians'

Aug 04, 2018 - 8:31 PM

Kris shares the author's interview with business leader Curtis Chin where he describes her role in the film

KRIS AQUINO. The star is set to appear in the upcoming film 'Crazy Rich Asians.' File photo by Vernise Tantuco/Rappler

'Harry & Patty' review: Cute but bewildering

Aug 04, 2018 - 1:47 PM

'Harry & Patty', already busy as it is with its protagonists struggle to prove to everybody that they are indeed a match, riddles itself with other concerns

Q&A with Pinoy animators of 'Teen Titans Go! To the Movies'

Aug 04, 2018 - 12:33 PM

The team from Snipple Animation talk about their experience working on the new film

SNIPPLE ANIMATION. The Manila-based team of animators talk about their work on 'Teen Titans GO! to the Movies.' Photo courtesy of Warner Bros

IN PHOTOS: Cinemalaya 2018 opens at CCP with 'BuyBust'

Aug 04, 2018 - 11:33 AM

Anne Curtis and the rest of the movie's cast make an appearance at the festival opening

Photo by Alexa Villano/Rappler

'BuyBust' review: Violence, deaths, and discourse

Aug 03, 2018 - 4:14 PM

'BuyBust' is a film that shines because of its details

Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino announces 6 films under Special Feature Section

Aug 02, 2018 - 12:04 PM

The 6 films will be shown in selected cinemas, together with the 8 other participating movies under the festival

Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino. Photo by Alexa Villano/Rappler

WATCH: Eddie Brock shows his dark side in new 'Venom' trailer

Aug 01, 2018 - 11:28 AM

'We are Venom'

Bringing Disney magic to life: Animator Mark Henn

Aug 01, 2018 - 8:30 AM

The animator talks about what it's like to work on 'Ralph Breaks the Internet'

"Big Hero 6" (Pictured) Mark Henn. Photo by Patrick Wymore. ©2014 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

Why Ogie Alcasid produced, starred in Cinemalaya entry 'Kuya Wes'

Jul 31, 2018 - 8:00 AM

The movie serves as Ogie's return to movies and his first as a producer

'Mission: Impossible – Fallout' gives Tom Cruise biggest PH opening

Jul 30, 2018 - 5:33 PM

'Fallout' earns P 120.7 million in 5 days

'Kusina Kings' review: Needs more spice

Jul 29, 2018 - 8:45 AM

The film’s sense of humor doesn’t really require a lot of thinking

Kusina Kings. Screenshots from ABS-CBN Star Cinema

‘Mission: Impossible - Fallout ’ review: Higher stakes, higher action

Jul 28, 2018 - 7:30 PM

'Fallout' is perhaps the culmination of Cruise’s career as an action star

Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Jasmine Curtis-Smith stars opposite Osric Chau in new film – and it’s not a love story

Jul 26, 2018 - 4:57 PM

Andrea Walter’s ‘Empty By Design’ is about two Filipinos who come home after being away for years

JASMINE CURTIS SMITH. The actress stars in an upcoming film with Osric Chau. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

‘Billionaire Boys Club’ review: Diminishing returns

Jul 23, 2018 - 1:51 PM

'Billionaire Boys Club' is just mediocre fare

'Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again' review: Million times better

Jul 22, 2018 - 6:57 PM

'Here We Go Again' is a lot of fun

WATCH: Newt Scamander faces his toughest battle in 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald'

Jul 22, 2018 - 3:07 PM

The magic returns to Philippine cinemas on November 15

WATCH: Zachary Levi as 'Shazam' in first teaser trailer

Jul 22, 2018 - 2:28 PM

'Shazam!' hits cinemas April 2019

WATCH: Jason Momoa rises from the sea as 'Aquaman'

Jul 22, 2018 - 10:59 AM

'Aquaman' is set for release in December 2018

If the SONA were a movie franchise, here's how we'd review it

Jul 21, 2018 - 6:30 PM

The first two SONAs, after all, were directed by acclaimed director Brilliante Mendoza

Why 'Jacqueline Comes Home' is problematic

Jul 21, 2018 - 5:30 PM

The film wants to scream 'this is what really happened!' while also not obliging itself to do so through a disclaimer mostly used to stave off potential libel suits

Photo courtesy from Viva Entertainment's Facebook page

JM de Guzman, Rhian Ramos take on challenge as executive producers of 'Kung Paano Siya Nawala'

Jul 21, 2018 - 3:50 PM

The two team up for the first time in a movie both as actors and as co-executive producers

Kung Paano Siya Nawala . Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

'Jacqueline Comes Home (The Chiong Story)’ review: God-awful

Jul 20, 2018 - 2:40 PM

The film is reprehensible not because it is biased but because it is irresponsible in pushing for its biases

Want to meet Moana? Just head to Hong Kong Disneyland

Jul 19, 2018 - 6:55 PM

The Disney heroine stars in a new live atmosphere stage show at the theme park

MOANA. The Disney heroine stars in a live atmosphere stage show. Photo courtesy of Hong Kong Disneyland

Missed 'Call Me By Your Name' in Manila? It's coming back in a new way

Jul 19, 2018 - 4:53 PM

In 'Call Me By Your Name In Concert,' the film will be screened together with live performances of its soundtrack

CALL ME BY YOUR NAME. Armie Hammer plays Oliver and Timothée Chalamet plays Elio in the award-winning film by Luca Guadagnino. Photo by Sayombhu Mukdeeprom/ Sony Pictures Classics

Get your geek on: 130,000 head for San Diego Comic-Con

Jul 17, 2018 - 10:12 AM

Described by Rolling Stone as the 'Super Bowl of people who don't like watching the Super Bowl,' 49th Comic-Con International will revel in movies, TV and – yes – comic books

THOR RAGNAROK. In this file photo taken on July 21, 2017, Jobeth Wagner plays the part of Hela from the movie Thor Ragnarok during Comic-Con 2017 in San Diego, California. Photo by Bill Wechter/AFP

WATCH: 'Give Up Tomorrow' documentary on Rappler

Jul 16, 2018 - 7:09 PM

The documentary about Paco Larrañaga will be streamed online for free on July 16 and will be available on-demand by July 17

WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch as 'The Grinch' plots to do mean things in style

Jul 16, 2018 - 9:12 AM

Benedict Cumberbatch voices the Grinch

‘Skyscraper’ review: Low-brow high-rise action

Jul 15, 2018 - 7:45 PM

The problem of Thurber’s movie is not that it’s stupid

'I Love You, Hater' review: Hard to love, harder to hate

Jul 15, 2018 - 12:15 PM

'I Love You, Hater' is still a creature of formula but its charm makes it hard to hate

Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2018: The 8 full-length films

Jul 09, 2018 - 2:52 PM

The festival is scheduled from August 15-21

IN PHOTOS: The first-ever Marvel Run in South Asia

Jul 08, 2018 - 4:20 PM

Your favorite Marvel heroes – and even villains – 'show up' for the region's first-ever Marvel-themed run

MARVEL RUN. Fans come in full costume for the first-ever Marvel run in South East Asia. All photos courtesy of Disney Philippines

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ review: Bite-sized marvels

Jul 08, 2018 - 3:23 PM

'Ant-Man and the Wasp' pushes forward by sheer humor and audacity

Marvel Studios ANT-MAN AND THE WASP..L to R: Wasp/Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) and Ant-Man/Scott Lang (Paul Rudd)..Photo: Film Frame..©Marvel Studios 2018

Idris Elba in final talks to play baddie in 'Fast and Furious' spinoff

Jul 07, 2018 - 6:35 PM

The British actor will act opposite Jason Statham and Dwayne Johnson in 'Hobbs and Shaw'

IDRIS ELBA. The actor is in negotiations to play the main villain in 'Hobbs and Shaw.' Screenshot from