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Ryza Cenon is ready for a new role after 'Ika-6 Na Utos'

Jan 16, 2018 - 8:00 PM

The actress also talks about her time on the daytime series, and discusses her first mainstream film role in 'Mr and Mrs Cruz'

RYZA CENON. The actress stars in 'Mr and Mrs Cruz' alongside JC Santos. All photos by Precious del Valle

LOOK: New photo from 'Fantastic Beasts 2' shows dashing young Dumbledore

Jan 16, 2018 - 1:31 PM

Here's your favorite Hogwarts headmaster, minus the long white beard and half-moon glasses

THE YOUNG DUMBLEDORE. Jude Law plays the role of one of the Wizarding World's most loved characters. Photo from Facebook.com/Pottermore

Lebanon bans Steven Spielberg film and Israeli adventurer biopic

Jan 15, 2018 - 11:58 PM

Steven Spielberg's 'The Post' and Australian drama 'Jungle' has been banned according to an official from Lebanon's General Security

(From L) US film director Steven Spielberg, US actress Meryl Streep and US actor Tom Hanks, attend the premier of The Pentagon Papers (The Post) on January 13, 2018 in Paris. "The Post," which came out in theaters in the United States on January 12, recounts the nail-biting behind-the-scenes story of the 1971 publication by The Washington Post of the Pentagon Papers, which exposed the lies behind US involvement in the Vietnam War. / AFP PHOTO / Philippe LOPEZ

'Ferdinand' review: Well-done fun

Jan 15, 2018 - 6:45 PM

The movie 'inspires young viewers to be comfortable in their own skin even amid societal expectations'

'Pitch Perfect 3' review: Out of tune

Jan 14, 2018 - 10:30 PM

'The characters whose quirks carried the two previous films are now very ordinary and uninteresting'

Mark Wahlberg donates $1.5 million after pay gap controversy

Jan 14, 2018 - 7:00 PM

'I 100% support the fight for fair pay and I'm donating the $1.5M to the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund in Michelle Williams' name,' says the actor

Judy Ann, Angelica bond in shooting 'Ang Dalawang Mrs Reyes'

Jan 13, 2018 - 10:48 PM

Judy Ann Santos and Angelica Panganiban say they're thankful for the friendship they built on the set of 'Ang Dalawang Mrs Reyes'

Black Maria Cinema: The tiny theater screening your favorite indie films

Jan 11, 2018 - 3:31 PM

Has the movie you've been dying to watch been pulled out of cinemas? Chances are, it's screening here

'Stranger Things' actress Millie Bobby Brown to star, produce 'Enola Holmes Mysteries'

Jan 10, 2018 - 9:40 PM

Millie is set to do the movie, based on Nancy Springer's books

WATCH: Liam Neeson tries to uncover passenger's identity in 'The Commuter'

Jan 10, 2018 - 4:58 PM

Liam is Michael, an insurance salesman whose routine commute takes a different turn when a fellow passenger asks him to determine the identity of a mysterious passenger

LOOK: Anastasia Steele wears Monique Lhuillier to her wedding

Jan 10, 2018 - 1:10 PM

'Fifty Shades Freed' sees Ana marrying Christian in a gown by the Filipina designer

FIFTY SHADES FREED. The wedding gown designed by Monique Lhuillier appears in third installment of the 'Fifty Shades' series. Screengrab from Instagram.com/moniquelhuillier

Paulo Avelino on Lea Salonga's tweets: It gives me confidence

Jan 09, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Paulo gives an update on 'Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral,' plus his thoughts on the distribution of cinemas during the Metro Manila Film Festival

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

10 things to know about ‘Ferdinand,’ the road movie about a gentle bull

Jan 09, 2018 - 7:09 PM

Thinking of seeing this cute animated film in cinemas?

Your Hollywood 2018 awards season binge-watch list

Jan 08, 2018 - 5:25 PM

Did you catch all the films and TV shows lauded at the Golden Globes 2018?

LADY BIRD. In an award-winning performance, Saoirse Ronan plays an opinionated small-town teen in Greta Gerwig's coming-of-age film. Screengrab from YouTube.com/A24Films

WATCH: The nightmare-inducing 'Slender Man' trailer

Jan 04, 2018 - 12:51 PM

Play at your own risk

SLENDER MAN. The new trailer for the upcoming film is enough to give viewers nightmares. Screengrab from YouTube/ColumbiaPicturesPhils

'Star Wars' rides high as Disney celebrates another $6 billion year

Jan 03, 2018 - 1:19 PM

'The Last Jedi' earns $66.8 million over the 4-day holiday weekend in North America

The 12 best Filipino films of 2017

Jan 02, 2018 - 3:49 PM

Have you seen them all?

Bright: An urban fantasy for the Fast and Furious set

Jan 01, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Bright is less 'Shrek' and more 'Bad Boys' meets 'Lord of the Rings' with a healthy dose of 'Shadowrun'

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‘Haunted Forest’ review: Interesting but hardly scary

Dec 30, 2017 - 5:43 PM

'The film uses the squabbles between daughter and father as an emotional anchor for its supernatural elements'

‘Meant to Beh’ review: Nonsense above everything

Dec 29, 2017 - 9:40 AM

'Meant to Beh' is a confusing affair

'All of You' review: Missed opportunities

Dec 28, 2017 - 2:30 PM

'The film’s undoing is its fervent attempt to be conventional despite its structure begging for a more bitter resolution'

'Siargao' review: Low-key loving

Dec 27, 2017 - 8:00 PM

'Siargao' is persistently low-key, preferring to dissect each of its characters’ discreet heartaches through whispers rather than wails

WATCH: Anne Curtis plays a drug enforcement agent in 'Buy Bust'

Dec 27, 2017 - 1:27 PM

Anne stars with Brandon Vera in the movie directed by Erik Matti

'Deadma Walking' review: Sincere when queer, generic when not

Dec 26, 2017 - 9:55 PM

Even if it lacks consistency, it still manages to twinkle through its sheer tenacity

‘Ang Larawan’ review: Admirable feat

Dec 26, 2017 - 12:05 PM

'Ang Larawan' is elegant, with each of its graceful movement so carefully designed to evoke a feeling of nostalgia for a time when things of beauty are truly and unsubtly beautiful

Netflix's biggest movie yet tackles racism

Dec 21, 2017 - 4:10 PM

'Bright' makes a statement on the pressing social issue by way of fantasy

ORC. In 'Bright,' Joel Edgerton's character experiences racism even as he attempts to serve his duty as a police officer. Photo by Matt Kennedy/Netflix

WATCH: The first 'Ocean's 8' trailer is here!

Dec 20, 2017 - 3:09 PM

There's a new heist crew in town

WATCH: Will Smith, Noomi Rapace in Tokyo for ‘Bright’ red carpet

Dec 20, 2017 - 2:57 PM

The fantasy-crime film is set to premiere on Netflix on December 22

BRIGHT. Director David Ayer, and stars Noomi Rapace, Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, and Dawn Olivieri attend the Japan premiere of the Netflix fantasy-crime film. Photo courtesy of Netflix

'The Post': a Hollywood ode to journalism

Dec 20, 2017 - 12:37 PM

Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep, and Tom Hanks star in 'The Post,' a movie about how 'The Washingon Post' published the Pentagon Papers

‘Fireworks’ review: more coming-of-age than romance

Dec 19, 2017 - 6:33 PM

'Fireworks' isn’t perfect entertainment but it has its obvious charms

5 fun facts about the Coco Martin movie 'Ang Panday'

Dec 19, 2017 - 6:24 PM

The character popularized by Fernando Poe Jr returns to the big screen, starring Coco Martin

5 reasons to watch 'Ang Larawan' on Christmas Day

Dec 19, 2017 - 11:10 AM

Actress Rachel Alejandro explains why you should catch this historical drama at the Metro Manila Film Festival 2017

Boracay opens its first cinema

Dec 18, 2017 - 12:53 PM

Bad weather in Boracay? Now, you can watch a movie at the CityMall Cinema!

CITYMALL CINEMA. The first cinema in Boracay brings blockbuster hits to the island's residents. Photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' second-highest opening ever in North America

Dec 18, 2017 - 7:20 AM

(UPDATED) The latest installment of the epic space opera is bettered only by 2015's Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which took $248 million on its debut weekend

PREMIER NIGHT. Stormtroopers and Praetorian guards pose on the red carpet for the European Premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi at the Royal Albert Hall in London on December 12, 2017. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

WATCH: Yes, you can duel with lightsabers like a true Jedi

Dec 15, 2017 - 9:00 PM

These Kendo-inspired moves will awaken the Force in anyone

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ review: sprawling, spectacular, and commercial

Dec 13, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Thinking of seeing 'The Last Jedi' in theaters? Here's what film critic Oggs Cruz about the latest 'Star Wars' installment

'The Shape of Water' leads Golden Globe nominations with 7

Dec 11, 2017 - 10:56 PM

(UPDATED) The awards season is expected to be overshadowed this year by the sexual misconduct scandal engulfing the movie industry

NOMINEES. Actress Alfre Woodard attends the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards nomination announcement, December 11, 2017, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. 'The Shape of Water,' Guillermo del Toro's fairy tale romance, led the Golden Globe nominations on Monday with seven nods, including for best motion picture drama and actress Sally Hawkins. "The Post" and 'Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri' followed with six nods and coming-of-age film 'Lady Bird' got four nominations. Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP

'Ang Maestra' review: Heart in the right place

Dec 11, 2017 - 9:35 PM

'Ang Maestra' works because it rejects being lofty even in the moments when it can attempt to go for more profound emotions

'Smaller and Smaller Circles': Circling back, looking closer

Dec 11, 2017 - 10:00 AM

'Can’t we see the almost similar plot and subplots reverberating in our time?'

'Kamandag ng Droga' review: Too dirty, too turdy

Dec 10, 2017 - 11:37 AM

'Kamandag ng Droga' is a grand showcase of lazy filmmaking

This film festival will bring you straight to Latin America this weekend

Dec 09, 2017 - 11:24 AM

Best of all, admission is free!

CIDADE DE DEUS. The Fernando Meirelles masterpiece is among the films you can catch at the Latin American film festival. Photo courtesy of Cine Latino

‘Smaller and Smaller Circles’ review: Deserves to be seen

Dec 09, 2017 - 9:00 AM

'Smaller and Smaller Circles' is an elegant and polished film from start to finish

Timothy Chalamet, Nicole Kidman, and more star in New York Times’ horror shorts

Dec 08, 2017 - 11:52 PM

The year's best actors star in minute-long nightmares produced by NYT magazine

Screengrabs from nytimes.com

Quentin Tarantino to direct upcoming 'Star Trek' movie

Dec 08, 2017 - 6:39 PM

'The Revenant' writer Mark L. Smith is also in talks to work on the R-rated movie

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 10: Vanguard Award recipient Quentin Tarantino attends Sundance NEXT FEST After Dark at The Theater at The Ace Hotel on August 10, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images For Sundance /AFP

LOOK: Sophie Turner on fire, X-Men in space in first ‘Dark Phoenix’ photos

Dec 08, 2017 - 11:43 AM

There's a lot to look forward to in the upcoming 'X-Men' film

SOPHIE TURNER. The actress is on fire as Jean Grey. Screengrab from Facebook.com/entertainmentweekly

WATCH: Full trailer for 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom'

Dec 08, 2017 - 11:39 AM

Owen and Claire travel to Isla Nublar to rescue the dinosaurs

What to expect from the Jennylyn Mercado, Derek Ramsay movie 'All of You'

Dec 07, 2017 - 9:04 PM

Director Dan Villegas says the movie is more matured compared to 'English Only Please' and 'Walang Forever'

Actors Derek Ramsay and Jennylyn Mercado of 'All of You' movie, an official entry to the 2017 Metro Manila Film Festival during their press conference on Friday, December 1. Photos by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

Ryan Reynolds to play Pikachu in upcoming live-action movie

Dec 07, 2017 - 5:39 PM

Ryan Reynolds is 'Detective Pikachu!'

Filipino director wins at Sulmona Film Festival in Italy

Dec 06, 2017 - 11:04 AM

The film festival lauded 'Imago' director Raymund Ribay Gutierrez

AWARD-WINNING. 'Imago' adds an award from the Sulmona Film Festival in Italy to its shelf. Screengrab from Facebook.com/IMAGO-film

Smaller and Smaller Circles: The reflection of the times

Dec 04, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Sid Lucero, Bembol Roco, and Nonie Buencamino lead the cast of Raya Martin's movie, based on the book by F.H. Batacan