New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ teaser!

“We’re home.”

Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in Philippine cinemas Dec. 17, 2015. 

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We’re at the live simulcast of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Panel!

By Joanna Mendoza

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In a few minutes, the force will be upon us. (Er, sorry, I had to try.)

The hubby and I are waiting for the live simulcast of Star Wars: The Force Awakens Panel at the SM Mall of Asia IMAX theater. SM Lifestyle Entertainment Inc. is hosting the live simulcast so that Filipino Star Wars enthusiasts can (somewhat) celebrate the 2015 Star Wars Celebration held in Anaheim. And by celebrate, we mean attendees of the event can ask the panelists, which include Mr. J. J. Abrams himself, questions and get answers live!

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‘Big Hero 6’ opens at No. 1; Grosses P70M in 4 days

"Big Hero 6"

Disney’s “Big Hero 6” directed by Don Hall and Chris Williams. (Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International)

A child prodigy and his lovable robot charmed their way into the hearts of families, fanboys and girls, enabling Disney’s Big Hero 6 to gross a stunning P69.99-million nationwide in just four days (Nov. 6 to 9) and open at No.1.

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New comedy ‘And So It Goes’ exclusive at Ayala Malls cinemas

"And So It Goes" (Photo courtesy of Clarius Entertainment)

“And So It Goes” (Photo courtesy of Clarius Entertainment)

From acclaimed director Rob Reiner (The Bucket List, When Harry Met Sally) comes the uplifting comedy And So It Goes starring Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton. The film will be shown exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas nationwide starting Sept. 24.

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#KenshinManila: Watch the press con here!

By Gina Tumlos

'Rurouni Kenshin" director Keishi Otomo and actors Takeru Satoh and Munetaka Aoki waving at their fans.

‘Rurouni Kenshin” director Keishi Otomo and actors Takeru Satoh and Munetaka Aoki waving at their fans.

The Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno (read our review!) press conference was held yesterday, Aug. 7, 2014, at the Glorietta Activity Center. Fans of the movie, series and manga, started lining up as early at 8 a.m. and there were even participants that came from as far as Davao City and Pangasinan. To open the press conference, Rurouni Kenshin cosplayers, dancers, and samurai exhibitionists were invited to show off their ingenious costumes and dedication to the craft. The show’s host, Sam Oh, kept the crowd entertained while director Keishi Otomo and stars Takeru Satoh (Kenshin Himura) and Munetaka Aoki (Sanosuke Sagara) made their way to the activity center.

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ hits No. 1 with 4-day gross of P104M

Box-office kings (and queen... and raccoon... and lovable plant monster). "Guardians of the Galaxy" is No. 1 at the Philippine box office. (Photo courtesy of Marvel/Disney)

Box-office kings (and queen… and raccoon… and lovable plant monster). “Guardians of the Galaxy” is No. 1 at the Philippine box office. (Photo courtesy of Marvel/Disney)

The heroic misfits of the universe took the Philippine box office by storm as Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy opened at No. 1 nationwide with an otherworldly gross of P104-M in just four days (July 31 to Aug. 3). This was announced today by a spokesman of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International, which distributed the film.

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We’re movie clubbin’ with the Rurouni Kenshin cast!

By Joanna Mendoza

Takeru Satoh, Emi Takei, and Munetaka Aoki of "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno"  (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros.)

Takeru Satoh, Emi Takei, and Munetaka Aoki of “Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno” (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros.)

We got invited to the red carpet premiere of Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno on Wednesday, Aug. 6!

My fellow movie clubbers Gina Tumlos and Jen Tuazon are super excited about the big day. It’s a Philippine first, after all. Yes, for the first time ever, a Japanese movie is going to have a red carpet premiere right here in our beloved Philippines!

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‘Godzilla’ casts giant shadow at local box office, grosses P90.4M in four days!

"Godzilla" in 2014 (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros.)

“Godzilla” in 2014 (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros.)

MANILA, May 21, 2014 – Warner Bros.’ re-invention of Godzilla trampled its competition at the Philippine box office, hauling off a four-day opening weekend gross of P 90.4-million for the May 15-18 frame. This was announced today by Francis Soliven, General Manager of Warner Bros. Philippines.

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“Captain America” sequel grosses P155.51-M in 5 days, opens at No. 1 in PH

Sebastian Stan and Chris Evans (Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)

Sebastian Stan and Chris Evans (Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)

The patriotic superhero led the Philippine box office to victory as Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier opened at No.1 with a nationwide, five-day opening weekend gross of a staggering P155.51-million.

This according to Victor R. Cabrera, Managing Director of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Philippines, which distributed the film.

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World landmarks set for record Earth Hour March 29

Be a superhero and join Earth Hour. "Use your power to make change a reality." - earthhour.org (Photo courtesy of earthhour.org/Columbia Pictures)

Be a superhero and join Earth Hour. “Use your power to make change a reality.” – earthhour.org (Photo courtesy of earthhour.org/Columbia Pictures)

From Thailand to Tahiti, Iran to Las Vegas, and the International Space Station to Sudan–iconic monuments and moments are emerging for this year’s upcoming Earth Hour, the global movement organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), to be held this Saturday, March 29, 2014, at 8:30 PM local time across the planet.

Where East meets West, the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque) in Istanbul will switch off for Earth Hour for the first time, alongside the Hagia Sophia and Bosphorous Bridge that connects Europe and Asia.

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