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‘Divergent’ film finale to be released in 2 parts

This image released by Summit Entertainment shows Shailene Woodley, left, and Theo James in a scene from "Divergent." Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. says the final book of its "Divergent" trilogy will be made into two parts, following the lucrative formula it has used for "Twilight" and is repeating for "The Hunger Games." (AP Photo/Summit Entertainment, Jaap Buitendijk, file)

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. said the final book of its “Divergent” trilogy will be made into two parts, following the lucrative formula it has used for “Twilight” and is repeating for “The Hunger Games.”

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A ‘Philippines Day’ at HK int’l film fest

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FDCP chair Briccio Santos and acting Philippine Consul General Rosanna Villamor-Voogel (1st and 2nd from left, respectively) accept the donation from HKIFF executive director Roger Garcia and actress Catherine Deneuve (1st and 2nd from right, respectively).
 Photo courtesy of the Film Development Council of the Philippines

Organizers of the 38th Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF) marked its first “Philippines Day” on March 30 by donating HK$25,000 (P145,132.25) to the Philippine Red Cross for the rebuilding of areas ravaged by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

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Meet the CEO of the Affleck-Garner home

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Jennifer Garner looked radiant during the interview. RUBEN NEPALES

Jennifer Garner plays a capologist, or a salary cap executive, for the Cleveland Browns in director Ivan Reitman’s “Draft Day.” So, in our recent chat, the talk veered toward who the capologist is in the home she shares with actor-director Ben Affleck and their three kids.

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Raya Martin film in UP

Raya Martin wins Best Director for “How To Disappear Completely”. INQUIRER file photo

Raya Martin returns to his alma mater UP Diliman, with “How to Disappear Completely.” The film debuted at Locarno (Switzerland) and was shown in Hamburg (Germany) San Diego (California) and Rotterdam (The Netherlands).

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Pinoy DP on shooting ‘Pele’ biopic in Brazil

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A SCENE from the coming “Pele,” Jeff and Michael Zimbalist’s film on the younger years of the soccer legend, which was lensed by Matthew Libatique, first Filipino to get a major Oscar nomination— in 2011, for “Black Swan.”

In this conclusion of my column on award-winning director of photography (DP), Matthew Libatique, I share his thoughts about his Filipino roots and lensing “Pele,” the film focusing on the Brazilian soccer legend’s younger years, from his boyhood to his first World Cup victory in 1958.

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Fil-Am lenses epic ‘Noah’

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OSCAR nominee Matthew Libatique’s first concern was, “How are we going to deal with the water?”

In his first collaboration with director Darren Aronofsky since their acclaimed worldwide hit “Black Swan,” Oscar-nominated Fil-Am cinematographer Matthew Libatique is winning praises in early reviews of the epic “Noah.” “Compelling” and “astounding” are among the adjectives used to hail Matthew’s cinematography that lives up to the epic scope of Darren’s take on the biblical story.

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Filipino films draw raves on Asean fest website

VILMA Santos in “Ekstra”

Six Filipino films are in the lineup of the 4th Southeast Asian Film Festival, set at the Singapore Art Museum from April 11 to May 4.

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Winter thrills

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EVANS (left) as Captain America is aided by Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow.

Believe it or not, the entirety of 2011’s “Captain America: The First Avenger” is pretty much background material for Marvel Comics’ star-spangled shield-bearer.

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6 PH films in Singapore

VILMA Santos in “Ekstra”

Six Filipino films will be screened at the 4th Southeast Asian Film Festival, set at the Singapore Art Museum from April 11 to May 4.

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Girl power spells big business at the tills

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Shailene Woodley (left) and Theo James in “Divergent.”

AT a preview of the trailer of the Hollywood release “Divergent” (now in cinemas), audible gasps of teenaged fans reverberate inside the theater every time hunk du jour Theo James appeared on screen.

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‘Noah,’ revival of Bible epics, finds rough seas

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In the beginning of their work together on “Noah,” director Darren Aronofsky made Russell Crowe a promise: “I’ll never shoot you on a houseboat in a robe and sandals with two giraffes popping up behind you.”

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Those Flying Eigenmanns

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MARK Gil (left), Cherie Gil and Michael de Mesa with the clan’s newest member, Ruis Cael, Ryan’s son Facebook photo

Filmmaker Peque Gallaga fondly calls actor-siblings Michael de Mesa and Mark and Cherie Gil, The Flying Eigenmanns. “Like the high-wire trapeze artist-family The Flying Wallendas, the Eigenmanns perform death-defying acrobatics in acting,” Gallaga told the Inquirer. “They are fearless.”

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