5 things that make “The Favourite” wickedly entertaining

The award-winning film “The Favourite” will hit select Ayala Malls Cinemas starting February 20, 2019 LionhearTV gives you 5 things that made “The Favourite” wickedly entertaining! Director Yorgos Lanthimos has made a name for himself for his unconventional films like ‘The Lobster’ and ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer,’ with the former one winning the Cannes Film Festival – Jury Prize in 2017. This year, he gives audiences another of his bizarre yet entertaining masterpieces to date with “The Favourite.” This tragicomedy revolves around one of …

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‘The Favourite’ dominates the Oscars

“The Favourite” stars a pool of strongly talented cast led by Olivia Colman along with Rachel Weisz, Emma Stone, Nicholas Hoult and Joe Alwyn that brings us to the much-overlooked period of British monarchy during Queen Anne’s (Colman) reign, the last of the Stuart line of rulers, has perhaps in history has been unfairly dismissed. From Fox Searchlight Pictures/20th Century Fox, “The Favourite” will open February 20 exclusive at Ayala Malls Cinemas Bagging the most nominations in major categories in this year’s Academy Awards, “The …

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Rachel Weisz plays Evanora, the witch who rules over the Emerald City in “Oz The Great and Powerful”

Coming off the box-office success of “The Bourne Legacy,” Oscar-winner Rachel Weisz now plays Evanora, the witch who rules over the Emerald City, in Walt Disney Pictures’ new 3D fantasy-adventure, “Oz The Great and Powerful.” Directed by Sam Raimi, imagines the origins of the beloved wizard character, who made his debut in author L. Frank Baum’s first book “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.” Weisz raves about her time on the project, saying, “What really appealed to me about playing Evanora was that I got to …

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Disney’s “Oz the Great and Powerful” character posters

The character posters of Disney’s fantastical adventure “Oz the Great and Powerful” have been released by the studio. The one-sheets individually highlight the main characters played by James Franco (Oscar Diggs), Rachel Weisz (Evanora), Michelle Williams (Glinda) and Mila Kunis (Theodora). “Oz The Great and Powerful,” directed by Sam Raimi, imagines the origins of L. Frank Baum’s beloved character, the Wizard of Oz. When Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz, …

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Interesting trivia about the making of its highly anticipated 3D fantasy adventure, “Oz the Great and Powerful”

Something wicked and wonderful this way comes as Walt Disney Pictures dishes out the interesting trivia about the making of its highly anticipated 3D fantasy adventure, “Oz the Great and Powerful” starring James Franco, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams and Mila Kunis. Sam Raimi (the “Spider-Man” trilogy) directs. In the film, when Oscar Diggs (Franco), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz, he thinks he’s hit the jackpot—fame and fortune are his for the …

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FULL TRAILER: Walt Disney Pictures’ “Oz The Great and Powerful”

Here’s the full trailer of Walt Disney Pictures’ upcoming fantasy adventure “Oz The Great and Powerful” The film stars James Franco, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams and Mila Kunis. Directed by Sam Raimi (the “Spider-Man” trilogy), “Oz The Great and Powerful” imagines the origins of L. Frank Baum’s beloved character, the Wizard of Oz. When Oscar Diggs (Franco), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz, he thinks he’s hit the jackpot—fame and fortune are …

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Walt Disney Pictures unveils second panel of 3-part “Oz the Great and Powerful” poster

Walt Disney Pictures has just unveiled a new poster from director Sam Raimi’s “Oz The Great and Powerful.” The artwork is the second panel of a three-part image and gives a first look at the magical creatures in Oz. The fantasy adventure stars James Franco, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams and Mila Kunis. “Oz The Great and Powerful” imagines the origins of L. Frank Baum’s beloved character, the Wizard of Oz. When Oscar Diggs (Franco), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from …

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On Rachel Weisz’ biggest challenge on doing “The Bourne Legacy” : “There are a lot in the film. In Manila, we have this huge chase scene on a motorcycle and Jeremy and I did most of it”

Academy Award® winner Rachel Weisz, known for her powerful performances in such films as The Constant Gardener, The Lovely Bones and The Whistleblower, was eager for the challenges that lie ahead and the results were more than they had hoped for. In her new anticipated movie The Bourne Legacy she plays Marta a workaholic, utterly devoted to her groundbreaking research as a biochemist at a top-secret lab in Maryland. Marta’s mundane life is turned upside down and she becomes a target when Outcome is rapidly …

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Q & A with the Academy Award® nominee Jeremy Renner about “The Bourne Legacy”

Two-time Academy Award® nominee Jeremy Renner a performer as comfortable with drama as he is with action, stars in Universal Pictures “The Bourne Legacy” he plays Aaron Cross is one of six agents in a program called Outcome. Unlike the CIA’s Treadstone, Outcome agents have been developed and trained for use by the Department of Defense. More than assassins, Outcome agents are designed for use in isolated, high-risk, long-term intelligence assignments. The behavioral science that was suggested as the underpinning of the Treadstone agents has …

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Manila according to “The Bourne Legacy” director Tony Gilroy

During preproduction, of The Bourne Legacy director Tony Gilroy toured Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) in Vietnam, Jakarta in Indonesia, and Manila in the Philippines. Ultimately, Manila’s history as a shooting location won over the team. Major Hollywood features, such as Apocalypse Now, Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July and Brokedown Palace, were shot in the Philippines in the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s. “They had a 25-, 30-year run of making movies there,” says Gilroy, “and they have this huge infrastructure that was …

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