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LIST: Filipino films on Netflix

Oct 31, 2018 - 12:28 PM

From 'BuyBust' to 'That Thing Called Tadhana,' these local films will have you binge-watching for days

BUYBUST. The action thriller starring Anne Curtis is set to premiere on Netflix. Image courtesy of Netflix

'Heneral Luna' to premiere on Netflix

Oct 30, 2018 - 5:46 PM

(UPDATED) As if it wasn’t already hard enough to pick a movie to stream!

HENERAL LUNA. The film is coming to Netflix. Screenshot from TBA Studios on YouTube

Filipinos bag 11 awards at the International Film Festival Manhattan

Oct 29, 2018 - 7:45 PM

It was a landslide of wins for the Filipino film community in New York City

Cinema as response to the nation: PH films at the Busan Intl Film Festival 2018

Oct 20, 2018 - 7:00 PM

The centennial of Philippine cinema was celebrated at this year’s Busan International Film Festival in South Korea

PINOY PRIDE. Dwein Baltazar's 'Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus' is among the Filipino films showcased at the Busan International Film Festival 2018. Screenshot from Facebook.com/GKWAMHypothalamus

Rappler Talk: Comedy, idolatry, and social commentary in 'Asuang'

Oct 16, 2018 - 3:59 PM

We talk to the director and star of the Cinema One Originals entry has much to say

Carlo Aquino to co-star with Nadine Lustre in 'Ulan'

Oct 15, 2018 - 4:02 PM

Many fans can't wait to see how the on-screen dynamics of these two well-loved celebs will play out

WATCH: 'Riverdale' cast performs classic lines from Pinoy movies

Oct 11, 2018 - 6:20 PM

Did you ever think you’d get to see Cole Sprouse play Darna?

DARNA. Cole Sprouse reenacts the iconic superhero's signature line. Screenshot from Facebook.com/globeph

Rappler Talk: Bea Alonzo, Aga Muhlach, Paul Soriano on falling in love and 'First Love'

Oct 10, 2018 - 6:16 PM

Director Paul Soriano and lead stars Aga Muhlach and Bea Alonzo talk to Rappler about the high and lows of love, why ‘First Love’ was a wonder to film, and why we should all be willing to take a risk – especially because it’s nerve-wracking

FULL LIST: The 'Magic 8' of the MMFF 2018 film festival

Oct 10, 2018 - 9:02 AM

Check out the full list of entries here

MMFF 2018. The full list of films for the 2018 Metro Manila Film Festival has been announced. Photo shows last year's winners during the Gabi ng Parangal. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Why you should watch 'Liway,' a film based on real Martial Law experiences

Oct 09, 2018 - 7:30 PM

'A prominent personality said, ‘Name one martial law victim,’ I can name you several in the film'

TRUTH-TELLING MATTERS. The 'Liway' director and cast celebrate the film's success. Photo by Precious del Valle/Rappler

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

Dingdong Dantes, Anne Curtis on long-awaited collab, 'I love you,' and perfect timings

May 26, 2018 - 1:11 PM

Lead stars Dingdong Dantes, Anne Curtis, and director Irene Villamor share why not all 'I Love You' stories are real love stories

It's a different mother-son relationship in 'My 2 Mommies'

May 03, 2018 - 1:39 PM

Solenn Heussaff, Paolo Ballesteros, and Joem Bascon believe that love knows no gender in parenting a child

My Two Mommies. Photo by Precious Del Valle/Rappler

'Citizen Jake' gets commercial release

May 02, 2018 - 7:01 PM

Mike de Leon's movie, starring Atom Araullo, premieres on May 23

'Single/Single' the movie: Love is definitely not enough

May 01, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Shaina Magdayao and Matteo Guidicelli talk about the changes their characters go through in the movie 'Single/Single: Love is Not Enough'

Photos from Precious del Valle/Rappler

'Never Not Love You' is an ode to Antoinette Jadaone's days as an intern

Apr 09, 2018 - 2:55 PM

'Darating ang araw, magiging iyo ang huling halakhak...pero mapapangiti ka na lang,' writes the director on Instagram

JOANNE. Nadine Lustra plays Joanne, a young and ambitious advertising agency employee working in Makati. Screenshot from the trailer

'Ang Pambansang Third Wheel' review: Unassuming charmer

Mar 11, 2018 - 3:40 PM

Thankfully, 'Ang Pambansang Third Wheel' is more than just the conventional romance that opens it

The legacy of 'Ang Larawan'

Mar 10, 2018 - 1:50 PM

Rachel Alejandro recounts her journey as the cast of 'Ang Larawan' screens the movie from school to school nationwide

‘Amnesia Love’ review: Easy to forget, hard to love

Mar 07, 2018 - 12:00 PM

'Amnesia Love' fails to leave an indelible imprint on anything

La Luna Sangre, My Ex and Whys most tweeted Filipino show, movie of 2017

Dec 06, 2017 - 7:26 PM

Does your favorite teleserye and movie make it to the list?

IN PHOTOS: First official stills of 'Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral'

Nov 15, 2017 - 8:00 PM

See eerie portraits Paulo Avelino, Empress Schuck, Epy Quizon, and more as their characters in 'Goyo'

WATCH: Famous Filipino movie lines in other languages

Oct 01, 2017 - 10:02 AM

From French to Korean, watch as these talented young linguists act out the lines we Pinoys have come to know and love

‘Edna’ Review: Effectively brazen

May 23, 2015 - 4:54 PM

It starts off like a typical OFW melodrama but after secrets unfold the film reveals its deeper layers

‘Halik sa Hangin’ Review: Unhinged and unromantic

Jan 31, 2015 - 9:09 AM

The film is a collection of erroneous twists and missed opportunities laments movie reviewer Oggs Cruz

20 great PH movies of 2014

Dec 31, 2014 - 5:48 PM

Our movie reviewers team up to bring you a list of the year s notable movies – from romcoms to satires to dramas

[MMFF 2014] ‘English Only, Please’ Review: Language of love

Dec 25, 2014 - 1:55 PM

While the film boasts a number of innovative ideas it’s still weighed down by an obedient adherence to mainstream formula writes Zig Marasigan

LOVE TEAM. Derek and Jennylyn shine as hurting lovers in 'English Only, Please.' All photos courtesy of Quantum Films

Award-winning 5-hour Lav Diaz film seeks venue

Aug 18, 2014 - 8:25 PM

It s good for the Filipino people It s good for Filipino cinema Our work is on par with other cinemas of the world says director Lav Diaz of his film

The Nora Aunor story

Jul 02, 2014 - 8:15 AM

The President does not recognize how amazing the Nora Aunor story is because his own narrative is so far removed from it

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