‘Quezon’s Game’, ‘Banal’, ‘Finding You’ fight it out in the movie theaters on May 29

‘Quezon’s Game,’ ‘Banal,’ and ‘Finding You’ will premiere on May 29 in cinemas nationwide Local movies have been experiencing disappointing sales at the box office this year Video streaming sites are affecting movie patronage. Philippine cinema has three new offerings—namely Quezon’s Game, Banal, and Finding You—which are all opening on May 29. The question is, which one will people be lining up to see? Quezon’s Game A historical film directed by Matthew Rosen and stars Raymond Bagatsing, Rachel Alejandro, Billy Ray Gallion, James Paolelli, Audie Gemora, …

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Kim Chiu reacts that she’s a “Proud Cebuana” in reaction to comment about Erik Matti’s posts about Cebuano Streetfood

Kim Chiu reacts that she is a proud Cebuano to a post of a certain netizen on Twitter The Chinita Princess appears as guest host on It’s Showtime and her tandem with Vice Ganda is incredibly hilarious The netizen’s post is a comment against the Twitter post of Director Erik Matti regarding the street food of Cebu Many netizens left counter remarks at Matti’s posts The way she fluently speaks Bisaya, to the way she expresses her love for the Cebuano culture, Chinita Princess and …

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Nadine Lustre is former ‘Darna’ director Erik Matti’s personal pick

The upcoming film “Darna” has already trended despite the incomplete information about the whole movie and which added to the trend of the movie, because of Liza’s exit as Darna because of a finger injury that she obtained while taping for the Bagani series. Darna was, at the start, directed by one of the sought-after directors, Erik Matti. He revealed his personal pick on who he would want the next Darna to be. On the press conference on his film “Kuwaresma,” he revealed that he …

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Erik Matti reveals personal pick to replace Liza Soberano as ‘Darna’

The online world is a buzz as to who will be the next actress to portray the iconic superheroine as replacement for Liza Erik Matti, the pevious director of Darna movie shared his personal pick of who should replace Liza Soberano as Darna Erik sees Nadine Lustre as potential actress to portray Darna aside from Liza Liza Soberano’s withdrawal from the ‘Darna’ role sent a buzz on the online world as to who will be the next actress to portray the iconic superheroine as replacement to Liza. Many netizens …

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Erik Matti has not yet watched ‘Ulan’ as he clarified that his sentimental tweet is not about the movie

Director Erik Matti again addressed his sentiment regarding the status of the local film industry Matti has not watched Nadine Lustre and Carlo Aquino’s film ‘Ulan,’ when he responded to a fan after criticizing him on his post Erik stated that oddly made films are often mistaken as good movies, which is not supposed to be the case The award-winning filmmaker Erik Matti intrigued netizens after posting his sentiment over the local film industry, which made speculations that he somewhat criticized “Ulan,” the movie directed …

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Mikhail Red challenges audience-critics of Local Movies

In the past, Erick Matti said that the Filipino film industry is in dire condition Netizens have spoken that the repetition on the theme, storyline, love teams, poor effects, etc. makes the local movies flop Other netizens also brought-up the expensive price of tickets Filmmaker Mikhail Red posted recently on Twitter expressing his intentions of offering a different taste in the local movie scene The said post gained mixed reactions, feedback, and insight Recently, it has been a challenge to filmmakers and film productions in …

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Liza Diño responds to director Erik Matti regarding his concern for the local film industry

Liza Diño replied to Erik Matti’s statement regarding the FDCP Erik Matti stated that Liza Diño doesn’t seem to get his point and what really concerns him FDCP is celebrating the ‘100 years of Philippine Cinema’ in Hong Kong Liza Diño-Seguerra, chairperson of Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), made a statement in response to Erik Matti, after the director did not receive the recognition that was given to him by the council. Erik stated in his Facebook account that he doesn’t want to take pride …

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What FDCP has to say about Erik Matti’s concern

This concern was said by Matti following the decrease of interest of Filipinos to pay and watch in cinemas with the increase of the competition from online movie streaming “I think what we need to do is to work together as stakeholders, as NCAP, producer and FDCP are talking on how we can come up with a collective solution lowering prices (of tickets), creating a promo, creating event driven activities, so that we can drive everyone to the cinemas.” Liza Diño, chairperson of Film Development …

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Ogie Diaz calls out for government’s help and shared suggestions in supporting the local movie industry

Is the local movie industry dying after the series of flop movies in the start of the year? The talent manger and radio host Ogie Diaz suggested some minor tweaks to help the local film industry Diaz also called out for the government’s help and support to intervene in the current situation The local film industry plays a vital role in the society. Aside from its entertainment and informative values, local films also generate taxable revenues that contribute to the government’s coffers. READ: Cong. Monsour de …

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Cong. Monsour de Rosario responds to ‘downfall’ issue of local film industry

Congressman Monsour de Rosario reacted to director Erik Matt’s post on the collapse of the local movie industry Monsour has a say to the issue on the film industry’s decline He stated out three reasons for the flop of local films Monsour de Rosario, a Taekwondo Olympian, former action star, and currently Makati City’s first legislative district congressman, reacted to director Erik Matt’s opinion regarding the saddening downfall of the local film industry. READ: “This is alarming.” Erik Matti appeals for help for local film industry He stated …

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