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Whistleblower (2016)

"Whistleblower" is a 2016 Filipino suspense thriller movie starring Nora Aunor, Cherry Pie Picache and Angelica Panganiban. This pinoy movie is another of the Superstar's comeback movie after being away from quite some time.

Synopsis: In a world of dirty money and two-faced politicians, Zeny Roblado (Nora Aunor), a quiet, unassuming accountant, becomes embroiled in a dangerous struggle between the scheming Lorna Valera (Cherry Pie Pecache) and the powers Lorna serves.

Desperate, Zeny turns to reporter Teresa Saicon (Angelica Panganiban) to expose the truth. But what truth will Zeny reveal? And at what price?

As the lies begin to unravel, only one question remains. Can you be trusted?

Genre: Suspense, Thriller

Studio:
Quento Media
Unitel Pictures

Director
Adolfo Borinaga Alix Jr.

Supporting Cast:
Benjamin Alves
Carlo Aquino
Ricky Davao
Ina Feleo
Laurice Guillen
Anita Linda
Leo Rialp
Lloyd Samartino
Yul Servo
Flor Salanga
Bernardo Bernardo
Art Acuña
Sharmaine Arnaiz
Mengge Cobarrubias
Cogie Domingo
Ronnie Henares
Vangie Labalan
Celeste Legaspi
Liza Lorena
Pancho Magno
Allan Paule
John Rendez
Rosanna Roces
Lauren Young

Nice Movie!







Elemento (2016)

"Elemento" is a 2016 Filipino horror drama movie starring Cristine Reyes. This pinoy movie is Ms. Reyes' comeback movie after being away from the limelight due to her getting married and being pregnant.

Synopsis: ELEMENTO is a story about a mother named Kara (Cristine Reyes), experiencing strange things after her son, Lucas (Albert Silos) comes home from a school field trip that was venued at a forest.

Genre: Horror, Drama

Studio:
Viva Films

Director
Mark Meily

Supporting Cast:
Jake Cuenca
Albert Silos
Elizabeth Oropesa
Cholo Barretto
Rolando Inocencio
Jenny Quizon
Joshua Strangeland
Mitzy Omega
Lolita Gervacio

Scary Movie!







Girlfriend for Hire (2016)

"Girlfriend for Hire" is a 2016 Filipino romantic comedy starring Yassi Pressman and Andre Paras. This rom-com movie was based on a Wattpad novel of the same name by Yam-Yam28.

Synopsis: A rich guy hires an orphaned poor girl to be his pretend girlfriend in order to escape his grandfather’s plan of marrying him off to another woman. In exchange of her service, he gives her a posh condo unit and a big weekly salary but there’s a catch: she’s not allowed to fall in love with him. Eventually, they start falling for each other and just when everything is going fine, his ex-girlfriend (and first love) resurfaces. Will he give their old love a second chance or will he choose to be with his hired girlfriend?

Genre: Romantic, Comedy

Studio:
Viva Films
SM Development Corp. (SMDC)

Director
Vanessa U. de Leon

Supporting Cast:
Donnalyn Bartolome
Shy Carlos
Josh Padilla
King Certeza
Clint Bondad
Jovic Monsod
Ara Mina
Abby Bautista
Ronaldo Valdez
Janna Roque
Clark Merced
Via Aurigue
Jelson Bay

Nice Movie!







Love is Blind (2016)

"Love is Blind" is a 2016 Filipino romantic comedy starring Derek Ramsay, Solenn Heussaff, Kean Cipriano and Kiray Celis. This rom-com movie was Ms. Celis' first movie as the starring role.

Synopsis: Fe (Kiray Celis), an intern in a hotel, admits to having an unappealing appearance, which she blames for her being sad and lonely. She immediately falls in love with Wade (Derek Ramsay), a freelance model who is being forced by his dad to take over their farming business. Wade however is in love with Maggie (Solenn Heusaff), his girlfriend who he can’t exactly parade around his friends because she prefers simplicity to glamor. To fix her dilemma, Fe pays part-time masseur and full-time vendor of love charms Yari (Kean Cipriano) to concoct a potion that will make her look like the most beautiful women in the eyes of Wade. Her plan works. She becomes the spitting image of Maggie soon after Wade drinks the potion, at least in his eyes. Everybody else only sees Fe, the imperfect girl who is supposedly lucky enough to be desired by near-perfect Wade.

Genre: Romantic, Comedy

Studio:
Regal Entertainment Inc.

Director
Jason Paul Laxamana

Supporting Cast:
Chynna Ortaleza
Ken Alfonso
Betong
Maureene Larrazabal
Beverly Salviejo
Johnny Revilla
Kiko Matos
Niña Jose
Lem Pelayo
Jef Gaitan
Rolando Inocencio
Izzy Canillo
Kleggy Abaya
EJ Jallorina
Maey Bautista
Gonzalo Matos
Lawrence Yap
Rolini Pineda

Funny Movie!







Always Be My Maybe (2016)

"Always Be My Maybe" is a 2016 Filipino romantic comedy starring Gerald Anderson and Arci Muñoz. This rom-com movie was Star Cinema's Post-Valentine's movie offering and it also marks Gerald and Arci's first project together.

Synopsis: Jake del Mundo (Gerald Anderson), a handsome playboy who comes from a privileged background. After years of being a carefree bachelor, is now ready to settle down. On the night that he proposes to his long-time girlfriend, Tracy, she finally had enough of Jake and dumped him for another man. At the same time, Kristina "Tintin" Paraiso (Arci Muñoz) a make-up artist, the idealistic one who always dreams of a near perfect relationship believes that the guy she's seeing is about to ask her to marry him, suddenly she finds out (via Facebook) that her man has already committed himself to another girl. After that she shares her heartbreak on social media in a video that immediately went viral.

After six months, the two who both came from a failed relationships found themselves in a beach resort that was owned by Jake while Tintin who's a make-up artist had a "raket" in the beach resort with her bestfriends and co make-up artists Esang (Cacai Bautista) and Ms. Andrè (Ricci Chan). The two cross paths and end up spending one entire night drinking and an endless conversation about their personal lives until dawn. Hopeless romantic Jake gets intrigued by the jaded and outspoken Tintin. After discovering they are on the same wavelength, the two end up spending more and more time together. On a night out at a bar, they both agreed to be each other’s wingman to help find someone better than their exes. What happens next is a realistic and simple love story that almost everyone can relate to. Then, Tintin and Jake love each other. Will they be, meant to be or not?

Genre: Romantic, Comedy

Studio:
ABS-CBN Film Productions

Distributed by:
Star Cinema

Director
Dan Villegas

Supporting Cast:
Jane Oineza as Telay
Cacai Bautista as Esang
Ricci Chan as Andre
TJ Trinidad as Jake's Brother
Tirso Cruz III as Jake's Dad
Irma Adlawan as Mila
Nikki Valdez as Tintin's Sister
Carlo Aquino as Fred
Matt Evans as Pancho
Ahron Villena as Mikey
Pepe Herrera as Bernard
Jairus Aquino as Tintin's Brother
Victor Silayan as Jeric Valdez

Very Nice Movie!







Everything About Her (2016)

"Everything About Her" is a 2016 Pinoy drama-comedy movie starring Angel Locsin, Vilma Santos and Xian Lim. This movie, which is Ate V's comeback movie, has earned more than ₱208 million as of late February, making it another box-office hit for the "Star for All Seasons".

Synopsis: The film follows the story of a successful businesswoman named Vivian, who learned that she is suffering from stage 3 cancer. She then hires a private nurse, Jaica, to take care of her. But she's bound to play a bigger role in Vivian's life as she becomes the bridge between the mother and her son Albert, who had felt neglected all his life. How will the three change and be changed by their circumstances?

Genre: Drama, Comedy

Studio:
ABS-CBN Film Productions

Distributed by:
Star Cinema

Director
Bb. Joyce Bernal

Supporting Cast:
Michael De Mesa
Nonie Buencamino
Khalil Ramos
Devon Seron
Alexa Ilacad
Jana Agoncillo
Vangie Labalan
Buboy Villar
Niña Dolino
Dante Ponce
Bart Guingona

Very Nice Movie!







Beauty and the Bestie (2015)

"Beauty and the Bestie" is a 2015 Metro Manila Film Fest Entry starring Vice Ganda, Coco Martin, James Reid, Nadine Lustre, Marco Masa and Alonzo Muhlach. This action-comedy movie is currently the highest grossing Filipino film of all time in terms of domestic box-office gross.

Synopsis: For an important case, a policeman needs the help of his former best friend to impersonate the daughter of a foreign dignitary in a beauty pageant.

The story focuses on Erika (Vice Ganda), who is not making nearly enough money running a photography studio to support his family. The problem is exacerbated when his young nephew is diagnosed with a rare condition that may lead to blindness. And that's when his former best friend Emman (Coco Martin) suddenly shows up. Emman works for the Elite Super Secret Task Force, a spy agency tasked with the security of an upcoming beauty pageant. Erika happens to look exactly like Ms. Uzeklovakia, who was abducted by terrorists led by an unnamed Japanese yakuza (Jacky Woo) and his Korean right-hand man, Jin Jhong (Ryan Bang) .

Emman asks Erika to pretend to be Ms. Uzeklovakia while the agency searches for the real deal. Erika is still nursing some hurt from the way he and Emman ended things, but he ends up taking on the task in exchange for help in caring for her family. Aside from all this, Erika's younger sister Abi (Nadine Lustre) and Emman's half-brother Tristan (James Reid) meet and end up falling in love. Erika must deal with his feelings for his former best friend while fending off terrorists and dealing with his worry for Abi's budding romance.

Before the Q/A portion of the coronation night, Erika encounters the real Ms. Uzeklovakia after she manages to escape from her kidnappers which she was disgusted from his scent until she was intercepted by Emman and his friends in order to secure her from the terrorists. With that Erika continues to pose as Ms. Uzeklovakia until he wins the pageant. It was soon interrupted by the terrorists who are attempting to kill the fake which is Erika and the terrorist leader manage to kidnap him thinking he was Ms. Uzeklovakia. Emman eventually intercepts the helicopter as he and the terrorist leader fight as Emman manages to kill him in time as Erika falls onto the ledge of the helicopter which he takes his hand finally reconciles their friendship until he drops Erika's hand and falls into the ocean which Emman follows him.

When Emman attempts to make CPR towards Erika after falling each other into the ocean, he was still alive and soon reunites with his family.

After the incident, the father of Ms. Uzeklovakia was happy that his daughter won the contest thanks to Erika's efforts in pretending as herself after she returns to their home country and reuniting with her father and he congratulates both Emman and Erika for rescuing her as both of them make their thankful speech.

The movie ends where both Emman and Erika are eating fishballs from a fishball bystander and both senses the shades was a detonator and it explodes knowing that another terrorist abducts another person from another country which makes both of them are summoned in their new mission.

Genre: Action, Comedy

Studio:
ABS-CBN Film Productions and VIVA Films

Distributed by:
Star Cinema

Director
Wenn V. Deramas

Supporting Cast:
Karla Estrada as Barbara "Barney" Clooney
Lassy Marquez as Jude
MC Calaquian as Stef
Badji Mortiz as George Nicolas
Jacky Woo as the Japanese terrorist leader
Ryan Bang as Jin Jhong
Tetchie Agbayani
Boom Labrusca
Ron Morales
Tess Antonio
Wilma Doesnt as Ms. Upanghet
Randy See as Dr. Kenneth Sy
Menggie Cobarrubias
Chrome Cosio as Mark
Jelson Bay
Nikko Natividad
Valerie Concepcion as Editha "Edith" Villavicencio
Wendell Ramos as Jojo
Phoemela Baranda as herself
Jay-R as himself
Karen Reyes as Nurse
Raikko Mateo as Angelo

Very Nice Movie!







My Bebe Love: #KiligPaMore (2015)

"My Bebe Love: #KiligPaMore" is a 2015 Metro Manila Film Fest Entry starring Ai-Ai de las Alas and Vic Sotto with Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza. This romantic comedy movie is the first film of the love team of Richards and Mendoza (collectively known as AlDub) and is also the reunion film of delas Alas and Sotto after their film Enteng ng Ina Mo, which was also a Metro Manila Film Festival entry in 2011.

Synopsis: Dondi (Alden Richards) is a nerd and an obedient nephew to his aunt Cora (Ai-Ai delas Alas) who makes decisions for him. Meanwhile, Anna (Maine Mendoza) is a stubborn and rebellious girl who seeks the attention of her father Vito (Vic Sotto) who is a widower. Dondi and Anna cross path and their different personalities collide. They eventually fall in love with each other and solve their own problems. Vito and Cora are bitter business competitors and because of their rivalry, they disapprove the romantic relationship between Dondi and Anna.

As their rivalry continues, Vito and Cora are caught up in a romance and this time, Dondi and Anna are the ones who disapprove of their relationship. Anna in particular strongly expresses her disagreement with the developing relationship between her father and Cora. She states that her departed mother was more beautiful than Cora. In the end, after they saw Vito and Cora being depressed because of their separation, Dondi and Anna set up a surprise party for their reunion and even inviting Aegis, close friends and business partners of Vito. After Vito and Cora were reunited and all seems well, Dondi and Anna almost kiss but was interrupted by a heart wipe transition leaving up to speculation to the audience if they were able to kiss at all. At the post-credit scene, Lola Nidora (a character in Kalyeserye) appears and urged the audience to wait for a "part two", presumably of the film.

Genre: Romance, Comedy

Studio:
Octo Arts Films, M-Zet Productions, APT Entertainment and MEDA Productions

Distributed by:
GMA Films

Director
Jose Javier Reyes

Supporting Cast:
Arlene Muhlach
Valeen Montenegro
Ryan Yllana
Sancho Vito delas Alas
Manny Castañeda
Lilia Cuntapay
Rolando Inocencio
Paulina Sotto
Joey de Leon
Jose Manalo
Wally Bayola
Paolo Ballesteros
Ryzza Mae Dizon
Pauleen Luna
Ruby Rodriguez
Jimmy Santos
Tito Sotto
Anjo Yllana
Aegis

A Must-Watch Movie!







#Walang Forever (2015)

"#Walang Forever" is a 2015 Metro Manila Film Fest Entry starring Jericho Rosales and Jennylyn Mercado. This is Mercado's seventh MMFF entry after her 2014 award-winning film entry, English Only, Please. This also won as Best Picture in the recently concluded 41st Metro Manila Film Festival.

Synopsis: Mia, a celebrated writer of romantic-comedy films, is at a turning point in her life which makes it difficult for her to believe that love could last. Everything comes to a head when Ethan returns, only for her to find out that he has become a cynic of lasting love because she broke his heart.

Genre: Romance, Comedy

Studio:
MJM Productions, Tuko Film Productions, Buchi Boy Films

Distibuted by:
Quantum Films

Director
Dan Villegas

Supporting Cast:
Lorna Tolentino as Betchay Nolasco
Jerald Napoles as Tolaits
Nico Antonio
Pepe Herrera
Cai Cortez
Kim Molina
Juan Miguel Severo
Sebastian Castro
Irma Adlawan
Myke Salomon (DJ Myke)
Patrick Sugui

Special Participation:
Matet de Leon; cameo appearance
Sofia Andres; cameo appearance
Julian Estrada; cameo appearance
Jon Lucas; cameo appearance
Michelle Vito; cameo appearance
Melai Cantiveros; cameo appearance
Jason Francisco; cameo appearance
Sid Lucero; cameo appearance
Liza Diño; cameo appearance
Yves Flores; cameo appearance
Alyanna Asistio; cameo appearance
Jane Oineza; cameo appearance
Khalil Ramos; cameo appearance
Derek Ramsay; cameo appearance
Maja Salvador; cameo appearance

Very Nice Movie!







Honor Thy Father (2015)

"Honor Thy Father" is a 2015 Metro Manila Film Fest Entry starring John Lloyd Cruz. This crime movie was screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. Aside from that, it also garnered numerous awards at the 41st Metro Manila Film Festival.

Synopsis: The film is about a family who find themselves in a Ponzi scheme. Edgar (John Lloyd Cruz) and Kaye (Meryll Soriano) seek to pay their family's debt to Kaye's co-parishioners. The couple fear that the parishioners may hurt their daughter.

Genre: Drama, Thriller

Studio:
Reality Entertainment

Director
Erik Matti

Supporting Cast:
Meryll Soriano
Dan Fernandez
Tirso Cruz III
Perla Bautista
Yayo Aguila
Khalil Ramos
William Martinez
Lander Vera Perez
Boom Labrusca
Krystal Brimner
Dalin Sarmiento

Must-Watch Movie!







All You Need Is Pag-ibig (2015)

"All You Need Is Pag-ibig" is a 2015 Metro Manila Film Fest Entry starring Kris Aquino, Bimby Aquino Yap, Derek Ramsay, Kim Chiu, Xian Lim, Jodi Sta. Maria and Ian Veneracion. This family movie marks the film debut of Julia Concio and Talia Concio, both of which are Ms. Charo Santos-Concio's twin grandchildren. This also marks Bimby's third film fest entry.

Synopsis: To remind everyone how inspiring it is to love and to feel loved, "All You Need Is Pag-ibig” explores and celebrates the complexity of human relationships in all their forms. The movie features varied forms of love: family love, sibling love, puppy love, unrequited love, ruined love, prospering love, in denial love, jaded love, and true love, among others. After all, what the world needs now is love.

Genre: Romance, Comedy

Studio:
Star Cinema

Director
Antoinette Jadaone

Supporting Cast:
Talia Concio
Julia Concio
Pokwang
Ronaldo Valdez
Nova Villa

Very Good Movie!







Haunted Mansion (2015)

"Haunted Mansion" is a 2015 Metro Manila Film Fest Entry starring Janella Salvador, Marlo Mortel and Jerome Ponce. This is the debut film of Marlo Mortel and Janella Salvador after their successful stints on television.

Synopsis: Ella (Janella Salvador) is a gifted girl born to a middle-class family with an ability to communicate with spirits. During a seance, her communication with the supernatural resulted in her father’s death when malevolent spirits interfere. At an exclusive Catholic School where she studies, she befriends Faye, (Sharlene San Pedro) and becomes love the interest of both Jacob (Jerome Ponce) and Adrian (Marlo Mortel). Her schoolmates, Megan (Ingrid dela Paz), Allison (Devon Seron), Jack (Phytos Ramirez), Jessie (Eliza Pineda), and Steve (Paolo Gumabao) who often bullies Ella and calling her as "nerd" due to her supernatural experience and abilities.

Her whole class was assigned to join a retreat vacation at an abandoned mansion that was converted into a retreat house in a province away from Manila however, love triangle was formed that results quarrel in opposite parties that came along their path.While staying at the house Megan, Allison, Jack, Jessie and Steve initiated a prank on Ella and insidiously awakened the evil spirits, Amara (Iza Calzado) and Veronica (LJ Reyes) from the past. In the midst of the students’ adventure, dormant ghost in the retreat house are disturbed and so they wreak havoc on Ella and her friends. Ella and her friends accidentally discovers the mystery surrounding the twin deaths, and so Amara’s vengeful spirit returns to try to stop them from spilling the truth. Ella should use her ability to save her friends from being killed one by one.

Genre: Horror

Studio:
Regal Entertainment

Director
Jun Lana

Supporting Cast:
Sharlene San Pedro
Ingrid dela Paz
Devon Seron
Phytos Ramirez
Eliza Pineda
Paolo Gumabao
Iza Calzado
Janice de Belen
Joem Bascon
Dominic Ochoa
LJ Reyes
Lilet
Allan Paule
Archie Adamos
Sue Prado
Vangie Labalan

Special Participation:
Mara Lopez; cameo appearance

Scary Movie!







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The Gifted

Somebody To Love

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