Ang Lee to shoot Gemini Man

By: Reymundo Salao Just Another Film Junkie Ang Lee is being prepped for his next film “Gemini Man”, a science-fiction action film. According to Variety, Lee is in very early discussions to take on for Skydance, from a script originally penned by “Game of Thrones” honcho David Benioff. The movie follows a senior NSA official begins […]

CineLokal Iloilo’s successful launch

By: Reymundo Salao Photos by: ONCE upon a time, many film fans have been bullied by a system where they cannot get to enjoy and appreciate the quality award-winning Pinoy indie films that are being released nationwide because mall screenings have been so cruelly oppressive. Let’s say “ABC” is an award-winning Pinoy indie film; it is […]

Is there a sequel for ‘It’?

By: Reymundo Salao SOME of you may be excited for the upcoming remake/adaptation of Stephen King’s “It”. The horror film by director Andrés Muschietti (Mama) follows a group of teenagers in Derry, Maine who are attacked by the malevolent forced, Pennywise. Although Pennywise (Bill Skarsgard) is frequently depicted as a clown, he actually takes the form […]

Upcoming: Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk

By: Reymundo Salao CHRISTOPHER Nolan has quite a fan following. And while many other films that have been headlining blockbusters consists of comicbook adaptations, superheroes, and sequels, Nolan’s newest film, “Dunkirk” is a breather from all that. “Dunkirk” is a World War II-era film that follows Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada, and France […]

Vikander and Uthaug talk about Tom Raider

By: Reymundo Salao FILMING is underway for the Tomb Raider reboot, and the first images have popped up online. Alicia Vikander stars in the upcoming film directed by Roar Uthaug (The Wave). This new film will break away from the Angelina Jolie pictures by being more in line with the 2013 reboot of the video game, […]

What’s Syowing this Easter Weekend

By: Reymundo Salao IT’S HOLY Week, so the “change-picture” day is set this Easter weekend with three new movies ready for families, barkadas, and smoochy couples.   Fate of the Furious When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew faces trials that will […]

The 13th Bantayan Film Festival was a Success

By: Reymundo Salao GUIMBAL, Iloilo was recently in the spotlight with the 13th Bantayan Film Festival happening last week. The festival was graced by prestigious guests including Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) chairperson Liza Dino-Seguerra and Executive Director Wilfredo Manalang, Quezon City Film Development Commission Executive Director Ed Lejano Jr., writer and producer Moira […]

The BLISS Controversy

By: Reymundo Salao “BLISS”, a psychological thriller and new film by Heneral Luna director Jerrold Tarog, has been causing much controversy lately. Not only because its main actress Iza Calzado won Best Actress at the Osaka Film Festival 2017 for this movie but the MTRCB attempted to axe it with an “X” rating. But thankfully, it […]

CineKasimanwa Films to be Screened at ‘Pag+uo’

B:y Reymundo Salao IN KEEPING with the solemn season of Lent, the CineKasimanwa: Western Visayas Film Festival in partnership with the Film Development Council of the Philippines’ Cinematheque Iloilo presents “Pag+uo” a screening of films about trials, challenges, fate, mystery, hope, journey, redemption, symbolisms, pain and joy, in the eyes of Ilonggo Filmmakers. These are […]

What’s New This Week

By: Reymundo Salao NOTHING much on what is new on Iloilo’s silver screens this week. We can only highlight Ilonggo films which will be screened at the FDCP Cinematheque this weekend. CineKasimanwa: Western Visayas Film Festival in partnership with the Film Development Council of the Philippines’ Cinematheque Iloilo presents “Pag+uo”, a screening of Ilonggo Films that […]

No Stallone for Expendables 4?

By: Reymundo Salao When you think about The Expendables, the first thing that usually comes to mind is its creator: Sylvester Stallone. So it’s going to be strange if you remove Stallone from Expendables. But according to Deadline, Stallone has exited The Expendables 4 both in writing and starring capacities, reportedly due to disagreements with Nu […]