By Ruben V. Nepales
Not many beloved bestselling novels get adapted to the big screen and satisfy their readers. Rarer still is that the author himself writes the film adaptation and succeeds. Gillian Flynn manages that feat with her film version of her tour de force thriller, “Gone Girl.” That it’s her first crack at screenwriting makes her achievement even more stunning.
By Julliane Love de Jesus
Young Filipino filmmaker Mikhail Red won the Best New Director award at the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) under the Dragons and Tigers competition for his feature film “Rekorder” on Friday (Manila time).
Since he burst onto the big screen in 2000 with female viewers reportedly fainting at his presence, Hrithik Roshan has become one of Bollywood’s most bankable stars – and the fan mail hasn’t stopped flowing.
By Arvin Mendoza
Filipino Actress Hazel Orencio was teary-eyed when she introduced the Locarno-winning film “Mula sa Kung Ano ang Noon (From What Is Before) on behalf of its director, Lav Diaz, at the jam-packed Centerstage in SM Mall of Asia Sunday night.
By Bayani San Diego Jr.
Filipinos will finally find out why foreign critics are raving over Lav Diaz’s Locarno winner, “Mula sa Kung Ano ang Noon,” which will have a special screening dubbed “Handog sa Bansa,” set today (Sunday), 2:30 p.m., at the Centerstage of SM Mall of Asia.