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It's not a love story—or at least not one you'd expect.
Netflix’s Cyrano de Bergerac-inspired teen movie The Half of It had the internet talking when its trailer first came out. A coming-of-age romantic dramedy, it adds a queer twist to the classic Cyrano plot line. Written and directed by Alice Wu, the
Netflix's young adult flick about young love and mental health is the perfect binge movie while cooped indoors.
Teen and young adult films have evolved in each decade, as the genre grows and changes with the demands and sensibilities of its audience, depending on the generation. The ‘80s had The Breakfast Club and Sixteen Candles that featured its set of
Scary, but not scary good.
Zombie movies aren't anything new in cinema. In fact, we've come across so many films with different approaches, like Zombieland's comedic take and World War Z's apocalyptic angle. Well, we have a new zombie thriller to sink our teeth into, and it's
It's an ultra stylish action film for women by women.
If you grew up watching female-led action films like Charlie’s Angels (and I mean the version with Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz, and Lucy Liu), Angelina Jolie’s Tomb Raider, and Kate Beckinsale’s Underworld, then DC’s latest superhero flick—or in this case, anti-hero—fits right in!
Brimming with charm, wit, and introspection, The Two Popes is one of the most insightful yet entertaining films to stream on Netflix.
There are films, and then there are prestige films: large, often dramatic pieces that feature an assemblage of A-list actors—usually those with extensive theater experience under their belt—and sweeping plot lines that are set against serious themes that fall within social or
Except for the visual effects, that is.
Musical movie adaptions are nothing new, but Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper (Les Misérables, A King's Speech) hoped to challenge the norm with his dominantly CGI (computer-generated imagery) version of CATS. A classic production by Andrew Lloyd Webber, the same man behind Phantom of the
Does it hold a candle to the original?
As the eight chosen movies for the 2019 Metro Manila Film Festival rolled out last December, one movie in particular managed to sweep out its competitors when it came to box office numbers. Miracle in Cell No. 7, an adaptation of the
Here's why you should catch it in the cinemas.
There’s a dismal moment near the start of Culion where Meryll Soriano’s character sits somber by a porch on a dark night. She says, "It’s not the sickness that will kill us, [but the] memories." So goes the rest of the film,
The force is weak with this one.
The epic Skywalker saga comes to a close (or does it?) with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. We were in for a galactic ride—and we’re not sure if we’d want to go through it again, to be honest. Directed by JJ
Loved Transformers and Deadpool? Don’t miss this classic Michael Bay action blockbuster on Netflix.
When it comes to Michael Bay films, you can spot them from a mile away. Think of Pearl Harbor, Armageddon, Bad Boys, and the entire Transformers franchise: elaborate car chase sequences, heart-throbbing action scenes, and a bombardment of chaotic, visually arresting effects that only seek to rival the adrenaline
Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding's holiday movie is more than a Game of Thrones and Crazy Rich Asians crossover.
The holidays are right around the corner, so who doesn’t love a good rom-com to feel all warm and fuzzy inside? Luckily, Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding’s new film, Last Christmas, might just do the trick.Essentially a girl-meets-boy tale with some mystery and
Because we just can't let it go.
After a six year wait, Frozen’s sequel is finally here! Set three years after the events of the first film, Frozen 2 finds our favorite foursome—Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, and Olaf—comfortably set in their own lives. But when ravenous elements devastate the entire kingdom
Especially for the true-blue fans!
The Downton Abbey movie has arrived. After a two-year wait since the series ended, fans were finally able to head to theaters to catch the Crawleys and the Downton Abbey staff go back to their old antics.The plot revolves around a royal
Warning: Spoilers ahead.
Maleficent's tale as old as time gets a new set of twists and turns to add to its classic magical world in Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. Taking off from the last film, the sequel starts off with Prince Philipp and Aurora's engagement.
The certified blockbuster hit starring Alden Richards and Kathryn Bernardo exceeds all expectations.
I’ll be honest: I’m not a fan of romantic films. There are a few I do like (Love Actually, Begin Again, When Harry Met Sally) but it’s been a while since I’ve seen a romance flick that I thoroughly enjoyed—especially a local
Is it the best Spider-Man movie? Maybe not.
“Basically for me a hero has to be somebody who sacrifices or takes chances to help others but still have human traits—still not be perfect.” —Stan Lee on The Larry King show, 2000The events of Avengers: Endgame may have put moviegoers through
Warning: Spoilers ahead!
Rocketman is a wonderfully fanciful musical biopic that chronicles the riveting life of music icon Elton John (played by Taron Egerton). Straying from the straight chronological format of a normal biographical film, it makes use of fantasy to depict Elton’s seemingly charmed life
It's the perfect way to celebrate Independence Day!
Bone-tired and grey, Quezon's Game begins with an ill and aging Manuel L. Quezon looking to his wife and asking, "Could I have done more?" The story then flashbacks to a younger Quezon attempting to do exactly just that. Just in time
Sophie Turner shines as the tormented Jean Grey.
If you look up "Dark Phoenix reviews" on Google search, you’ll be jarred by the low Rotten Tomatoes score right off the bat. It’s reportedly the lowest rated X-Men movie, apparently garnering a rating worse than X-Men: The Last Stand and X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Dark