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Rappler's latest stories on MMFF 2013


MMFF 2013 earns record-breaking P815M

Jan 05, 2014 - 2:32 PM

Part of the profits will be donated to survivors of Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan

RECORD-BREAKING. This year's MMFF line-up has earned over P800M thus far. Image from the MMFF Twitter (@mmfilmfest)

'Boy Golden': Violent, colorful, and masterful fun

Dec 31, 2013 - 12:37 PM

Its unpretentious take on crime and violence gives the film its unique flavor

BOY GOLDEN. It definitely wouldn’t be Ejercito’s first time as an action star, but this would arguably be his finest. Screen grab from the trailer

'10,000 Hours': A higher standard of politics

Dec 30, 2013 - 11:00 AM

The film is a disheartening reminder that the only kind of politician fighting for truth is the kind born from fiction

GABRIEL ALCARAZ. The film is  a telling reminder that the we may be holding our politicians to such low standards. Screen grab from the trailer

IN PHOTOS: 39th Metro Manila Film Festival Awards

Dec 29, 2013 - 9:00 AM

Robin Padilla s action flick comeback – 10 000 Hours – wins big

BEST ACTOR. 'Wala man sa amin ang salapi, nasa amin ang karangalan,' says Robin Padilla

‘Pagpag:' Stylish superstition

Dec 28, 2013 - 12:44 PM

Pagpag is a surprisingly violent film by MMFF standards but that particular aspect only adds to the fun of the film

HOLIDAY HORROR. 'Pagpag' provides a thrilling, fun and campy premise for a horror film. Screen grab from the trailer

WINNERS: 39th Metro Manila Film Festival

Dec 27, 2013 - 8:16 PM

Winners of the 39th Metro Manila Film Festival

'Kaleidoscope World:' The Magalona melodrama

Dec 27, 2013 - 11:09 AM

While there’s an obvious passion for music and dance there’s also an obvious lack of passion for proper filmmaking and storytelling

HIPHOP CULTURE. the film’s sole saving grace is its indisputable passion for dance and hip hop. Photo from the film's Facebook

'Pedro Calungsod: Batang Martir:' A sermon best saved for church

Dec 26, 2013 - 5:49 PM

The film feels more like a dispassionate history lesson than a compelling cinematic experience

WIDE EYED, DUMBFOUNDED. The film's Calungsod is more caricature than character. Screen grab from the trailer

2013 Metro Manila Film Fest Parade live blog

Dec 22, 2013 - 12:53 PM

Stars and directors bring their blockbusters to life on the streets of the Metro through the annual MMFF Parade of Stars

Mother Lily to Marian Rivera: 'Don't lie'

Jun 20, 2013 - 4:43 PM

Producer Lily Monteverde blames actress Marian Rivera for Regal Films absence in the 2013 Metro Manila Film Fest

GOING SOLO. No MMFF for Regal films because of Marian Rivera, says Mother Lily. Photo from the Marian Rivera Facebook Page