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'Abominable' also blocked in Malaysia over South China Sea map

Oct 20, 2019 - 1:17 PM

'Universal has decided not to make the censor cut required by the Malaysian censor board and as such will not be able to release the film in Malaysia,' says its distributor United International Pictures Malaysia

BLOCKED. The movie does not make the censorship cut of Malaysia's authorities. Still courtesy of Columbia Pictures

‘Isa Pa, With Feelings’ review: Sweet and simple love

Oct 19, 2019 - 7:40 PM

'It doesn’t cheat its way towards its happy endings. All the emotions it conjures feel sincere and authentic.'

ISA PA. Carlo Aquino and Maine Mendoza star in this Black Sheep production. Still from the movie trailer

Mikhail Red’s ‘Dead Kids’ to premiere on Netflix soon

Oct 18, 2019 - 2:49 PM

The film is the first Netflix Original from the Philippines

DEAD KIDS. The film is set to premiere on Netflix soon. Photo from Instagram.com/red_mikhail

Kanye West drops short trailer for Imax film 'Jesus is King'

Oct 18, 2019 - 9:45 AM

The rapper's upcoming Imax film will feature 'songs arranged by West in the gospel tradition' and will bring his performance series of gospel choirs 'to life'

MMFF announces last 4 official films in 2019 festival

Oct 16, 2019 - 8:19 PM

'Mindanao,' 'Write About Love', '3pol Trobol Huli Ka Balbon' and 'Culion' compete the festival lineup

'Joker' tops North American box office for second week

Oct 15, 2019 - 4:33 PM

'Joker' gets the last laugh once again, dominating the box office on its second weekend with $55.9 million

WATCH: A new trailer for 'Lady and the Tramp' remake is out

Oct 15, 2019 - 1:57 PM

The film premieres on Disney's upcoming streaming platform, Disney+

LADY AND THE TRAMP. The remake of the classic Disney film is set to premiere on Disney+. Screenshot from YouTube.com/DisneyMovieTrailers

Zoe Kravitz will be playing Catwoman in upcoming 'The Batman'

Oct 15, 2019 - 9:51 AM

'The Batman' is set to hit theaters in 2021

MEET YOUR CATWOMAN. Zoe Kravitz is set to play the iconic character. Photo from Zoe Kravitz's Instagram

Animated film 'Abominable' pulled in Vietnam over China's 9-dash line in map

Oct 14, 2019 - 4:44 PM

The U-shaped line appears on a map of the South China Sea in a scene in the film, which is about a Chinese teenager helping a yeti return to his home on Mount Everest

REVOKED. Vietnam revokes the license of 'Abominable' over a controversial scene. Still courtesy of Columbia Pictures

LIST: Winners, PMPC Star Awards for Television 2019

Oct 14, 2019 - 1:28 PM

'The General's Daughter' wins Best Primetime TV Series

General Miguel Malvar's descendants divided over movie starring Pacquiao

Oct 13, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Was Pacquiao the right choice for the role?

‘Gemini Man’ review: Bored identities

Oct 13, 2019 - 4:44 PM

'Gemini Man' mistakes somberness with seriousness

‘Black Lipstick’ review: Failure to update

Oct 13, 2019 - 12:30 PM

'Black Lipstick' is thoroughly old-fashioned

Robert Downey Jr. on Scorsese's Marvel slam: 'I'm happy to be part of the problem, if there is one’

Oct 09, 2019 - 5:42 PM

On Howard Stern's radio show, Robert Downey Jr. responds to Martin Scorsese's claims that Marvel movies aren't 'cinema'

‘Joker’ review: Morbid times

Oct 08, 2019 - 1:00 PM

Definitely, there is power in 'Joker'

'Joker' gets last laugh, sets record on North American screens

Oct 08, 2019 - 10:06 AM

Joaquin Phoenix's 'Joker' sets a box office record for an October release, raking in over $96.2 million on its opening weekend

WATCH: Imelda The Movie on Rappler

Oct 07, 2019 - 1:34 PM

'Imelda' is the first time the former first lady tells her story on camera

LIST: Carlo Aquino's most memorable film and TV roles

Oct 07, 2019 - 12:30 PM

Which is your favorite Carlo Aquino role so far?

‘Ang Henerasyong Sumuko sa Love’ review: Trite and patronizing

Oct 07, 2019 - 11:00 AM

'Ang Henerasyong Sumuko sa Love' is shallow fare

WATCH: The full trailer for Sarah Geronimo’s pupcoming film, ’Unforgettable’ is here

Oct 04, 2019 - 7:11 PM

Sarah lights up the screen with Milo, her cutest co-star yet

WOMAN'S BEST FRIEND. Sarah Geronimo stars with Milo the dog in her upcoming film, 'Unforgettable.' Screenshot from YouTube.com/VIVAEntertainment001

WATCH: Harley Quinn finds a new squad in ‘Birds of Prey’ trailer

Oct 02, 2019 - 1:31 PM

The film sees Margot Robbie returning to her role as the riotous antihero

SQUAD GOALS. Harley Quinn joins up with Huntress, Black Canary, and Renee Montoya to protect a young girl from a Gotham City crime lord. Photo courtesy of Warner Bros

How Elizabeth Banks brought a new 'Charlie's Angels' to life

Oct 02, 2019 - 8:42 AM

The film continues the tradition of depicting female power on the big screen

DIRECTOR. Elizabeth Banks behind-the-scenes of 'Charlie's' Angels.' Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures

Uncut version of 'Joker' to screen in PH with R-16 rating

Oct 01, 2019 - 11:35 AM

The film stars Joaquin Phoenix as the notorious Gotham City villain

JOKER. Joaquin Phoenix plays the infamous villain in the upcoming film. Screenshot from YouTube.com/WBPhilTrailers

Here’s why Maine Mendoza wanted to star in a movie with Carlo Aquino

Oct 01, 2019 - 11:14 AM

'Isa Pa With Feelings' is noteworthy for several reasons

ONCE MORE, WITH FEELINGS. The Kapamilya and Kapuso stars top bill Black Sheep's latest offering. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

John Lloyd Cruz returns to the big screen in 'Culion'

Oct 01, 2019 - 10:48 AM

Is the actor's showbiz hiatus finally over?

COMEBACK. John Lloyd Cruz returns to the screen in the upcoming film 'Culion.' Screenshot from Culion Film on YouTube

‘#Jowable’ review: Funny to a fault

Sep 29, 2019 - 7:45 PM

Kim Molina is a dynamic presence in 'Jowable'

WATCH: The 'Isa Pa With Feelings' trailer is here, and you'll want to watch it over and over again

Sep 28, 2019 - 9:28 PM

The upcoming film stars Carlo Aquino and Maine Mendoza

NEW PAIRING. Maine Mendoza and Carlo Aquino star in 'Isa Pa With Feelings.' Screenshot from Twitter.com/Black_SheepPH

‘Kiko En Lala’ review: Nothing to laugh about

Sep 28, 2019 - 6:00 PM

There is talent involved in the making of 'Kiko En Lala' – making its artistic collapse much more infuriating

Marvel's Kevin Feige to produce new 'Star Wars' film

Sep 26, 2019 - 2:54 PM

Feige joins the Lucasfilm team alongside studio president Kathleen Kennedy for a new chapter of the 'Star Wars' franchise

US director and Marvel Studios President of Production Kevin Feige arrives for the “Spider-Man: Far From Home” World premiere at the TCL Chinese theatre in Hollywood on June 26, 2019. (Photo by Chris Delmas / AFP)

'Joker' not a hero, says Warner, as Aurora families voice concern

Sep 25, 2019 - 10:46 AM

'It is not the intention of the film, the filmmakers or the studio to hold this character up as a hero,' Warner Bros says

WATCH: 'Breaking Bad' fave Jesse Pinkman's story continues in 'El Camino' trailer

Sep 24, 2019 - 6:30 PM

Aaron Paul returns as everyone's favorite tortured soul

JESSE PINKMAN. Aaron Paul reprises his role as the tortured drug dealer in 'El Camino.' Screenshot from Netflix Philippines on YouTube

‘Ad Astra’ review: Stellar humanity

Sep 24, 2019 - 5:00 PM

'Ad Astra' is a marvel

WATCH: New 'Frozen 2' trailer shows Elsa and Anna's journey to save Arendelle

Sep 24, 2019 - 1:23 PM

The sisters go on an adventure in an enchanted forest

'Downton Abbey' film reigns at North American box office

Sep 24, 2019 - 11:18 AM

'Downton Abbey' claims top box office spot on its opening weekend, beating 'Ad Astra' and 'Rambo: Last Blood'

‘Marineros’ review: Shallow drama

Sep 23, 2019 - 3:00 PM

The stories in 'Marineros' are definitely ones worth knowing

Movie reviews: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2019 films part 2

Sep 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Here the reviews for the rest of the films

Movie reviews: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2019 films part 1

Sep 20, 2019 - 12:47 PM

Movie critic Oggs Cruz gives his reviews on 'Watch Me Kill,' 'LSS,' 'I’m Ellenya L.,' 'Lola Igna,' and 'Open'

'Verdict' is Philippine entry to Oscars 2020

Sep 19, 2019 - 3:21 PM

'Verdict' stars Maxine Eigenmann and Kristoffer King

A 'Mula sa Buwan' movie is happening

Sep 17, 2019 - 6:43 PM

Director Treb Monteras of 'Respeto' fame is set to direct

MULA SA BUWAN. The hit musical is set for the big screen. Screenshot from Facebook.com/mulasabuwan

WATCH: 'Isa Pa With Feelings' teaser breaks the internet

Sep 16, 2019 - 9:11 PM

Teaser pa lang 'yan, ha

ONCE MORE. 'Isa Pa With Feelings' stars Maine Mendoza and Carlo Aquino. Screenshot from the movie teaser

'Kita Kita' gets Indonesian remake

Sep 16, 2019 - 5:07 PM

'Cinta Itu Buta' (Love is Blind) is scheduled for release in Indonesia on October 10

HIGHLIGHTS: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino Gabi ng Parangal 2019

Sep 16, 2019 - 3:20 PM

'LSS,' 'Lola Igna,' 'The Panti Sisters,' and 'Watch Me' Kill' are among the big winners of the festival

The casts of LSS (Last Song Syndrome) celebrate after winning the Audience Choice award during the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2019 Gabi ng Parangal at the One Esplanade in Pasay City on Sunday. Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

FULL LIST: Winners of the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino Gabi ng Parangal 2019

Sep 16, 2019 - 11:59 AM

'Lola Igna' wins Best Picture

The casts of Lola Igna celebrate after winning the Best Picture award during the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2019 Gabi ng Parangal at the One Esplanade in Pasay City on Sunday. Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

WATCH: Natalie Portman joins Hollywood in space with 'Lucy in the Sky'

Sep 13, 2019 - 6:11 PM

Natalie Portman puts on a spacesuit and explores the final frontier in 'Lucy in the Sky', joining the roster of Hollywood A-listers turned astronauts

IN PHOTOS: A night of big stars at Sine Sandaan red carpet

Sep 13, 2019 - 5:29 PM

Legends, stars, and other members of the film industry gather to celebrate 100 years of Philippine Cinema

Joaquin Phoenix on 'Joker' role: 'One of the greatest experiences of my career'

Sep 10, 2019 - 5:04 PM

The critically-acclaimed 'Joker' film and Phoenix's performance draw Oscar predictions after its premiere

‘It Chapter Two’ review: More shtick and schlock than lasting scares

Sep 09, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Sadly, 'Chapter Two' is stricken by incoherence

‘Sanggano, Sanggago’t Sanggwapo’ review: Toxic mediocrity

Sep 08, 2019 - 4:43 PM

'Sanggano, Sanggago’t Sanggwapo' is a valueless relic, a latecomer that nobody wants around

WATCH: The 'Bad Boys' are back in first trailer for sequel 'Bad Boys For Life'

Sep 06, 2019 - 5:03 PM

Buddy cops Will Smith and Martin Lawrence are back in crime-fighting action!

Cinemalaya winner 'John Denver Trending' heads to Busan International Film Festival 2019

Sep 06, 2019 - 2:07 PM

Cinemalaya 2019's Best Picture winner will be competing at the 24th Busan International Film Festival in October