Promotional Pictures: Star Cinema’s “The Healing” starring Kim Chiu, Janice de Belen, Vilma Santos

Vilma Santos‘ 50th anniversary movie is equally monumental as this is her first-ever suspense-horror movie. In honor of Vilma‘s 50th anniversary, Star Cinema gathered an all-star highly acclaimed powerhouse cast composed of Kim Chiu, Janice de Belen, Mark Gil, Martin del Rosario, Jhong Hilario, Allan Paule, Cris Villanueva, Daria Ramirez, Ces Quesada, Ynez Veneracion, Simon Ibarra, Abi Bautista, Joel Torre, Chinggoy Alonso, Mon Confiado, Carmi Martin and Pokwang! “The Healing” opens in cinemas nationwide on July 25, 2012! Shar…

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Star for All Seasons Vilma Santos celebrates 50th anniversary in showbiz via her first-ever suspense-horror film “The Healing”

ABS-CBN and Star Cinema pay tribute to the 50 illustrious years in showbiz of the Star for All Seasons Vilma Santos through a one-of-a-kind film titled, “The Healing.” Vilma‘s 50th anniversary movie is equally monumental as this is her first-ever suspense-horror movie. “It’s a perfect project after ‘In My Life,’ which was three years ago. And since I don’t do movies that frequent, I might as well give the public something different,” said Vilma. “This is my first time to do a suspense-horror and I’m …

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Cinemalaya entry “The Animals” gets ‘R16’ from MTRCB

The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) has given the Cinemalaya 2012 entry “The Animals” an R16 rating. Directed by Gino Santos, “The Animals” stars former PBB Teen housemate Patrick Sugui, young model Dawn Balagot, Issa Litton, Micah Cabral, Vangie Martelle, John Wayne Sace, Bryan Homecillo, Carlo Cruz, Andrew Felix and Albie Casiño. The story of “The Animals” is set in an affluent, upper middle class village in the suburbs, “The Animals” chronicles a day in the life of Jake, Trina, and Alex, …

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Chito S. Roño and Vilma Santos, reunited in Star Cinema’s newest suspense-horror offering titled, “The Healing”

After a decade, highly acclaimed Filipino writer, film producer and award-winning master director Chito S. Roño teams up once again with Philippine Cinema’s Star for All Seasons Vilma Santos for Star Cinema’s newest suspense-horror offering titled, “The Healing,” that is set to hit theaters on July 25. The power tandem of Direk Chito and Ate Vi is back on the silverscreen after ten years since they made the “Dekada 70” in 2002. They also teamed up in 1998 via another serious drama “Bata, Bata, Paano …

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Disney/Pixar’s new animated feature “Brave,” Scottish story that springs from reality

The story of Disney/Pixar‘s new animated feature “Brave” was very personal for the film’s directors, Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman. They drew from the experiences of their own families, combining that with their Scottish heritage and love of the country. With their strong backgrounds in storytelling and filmmaking, they were able to weave a tale that was original, emotionally stirring and full of thrilling adventure. “Brave” follows the heroic journey of Merida, a skilled archer and headstrong daughter of King Fergus (voice of Billy Connolly) …

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Breaking News! “Amazing Spider-Man” Grosses P271.54-M, No. 1 in PH for 2nd Week

MANILA, July 9 – Comic book hero Peter Parker triumphantly returned to Philippine cinemas, re-igniting the Spider-Man film franchise with a ten-day nationwide gross of a staggering P271.54-million for “The Amazing Spider-Man.” This was announced today by Victor R. Cabrera, managing director of film distributor Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. Topping the local box-office for two weeks in a row, the “Spider-Man” reboot is now the second-highest grossing movie of the year, and on track to become one of the most successful titles of all-time. In …

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Young actor Martin del Rosario, overwhelmed to be Vilma Santos’ son in Star Cinema’s upcoming suspense-horror film “The Healing”

Young actor Martin del Rosario confessed that more than being intimidated, he feels so blessed to be given the exceptional chance to be part of ABS-CBN and Star Cinema’s grand tribute to the 50th anniversary in showbiz of Star for All Seasons Vilma Santos via suspense-horror film, “The Healing,” which will be shown on theatres on July 25. “I admit that on our first shooting day, I was so scared even with Ate Vi’s touch. I just couldn’t believe that I was actually working with …

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Warner Bros. unveils the teaser poster of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” and “Pacific Rim”

In time for next week’s Comic-Con in the US, Warner Bros. has unveiled the teaser posters of two of its eagerly anticipated potential blockbusters: “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” and “Pacific Rim.” From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson comes “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” the first of two films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien. The adventure follows the journey of title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from …

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Kim Chui, Star for All Seasons Vilma Santos’ personal choice in one-of-a-kind suspense-horror Star Cinema film, “The Healing”

Primetime princess Kim Chiu celebrates a major milestone in her showbiz career as she gets to work for the first time with Star for All Seasons Vilma Santos in a one-of-a-kind suspense-horror Star Cinema film titled, “The Healing” which will hit theaters on July 25. “Working with Governor Vi is such a wonderful experience. I learned a lot from her as an actress and as a person. I felt like because of her, my acting skills were developed,” said Kim, who was Vilma’s personal choice …

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Is it the end of the legend in “The Dark Knight Rises?”

“Batman is the hero Gotham deserves…but not the one it needs right now.” Those words, spoken by Commissioner Gordon at the end of 2008’s “The Dark Knight,” set in motion a fateful conspiracy that labeled Batman a murderer and Harvey Dent—who died, unbeknownst to the public, as the vengeful Two-Face—a crime-fighting crusader who paid the ultimate price. Predicated on that lie, Gotham City enacted tough new laws that put criminals behind bars or drove them beyond Gotham’s borders. Now, Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures …

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