By Nestor U. Torre
These days, many moviegoers are looking forward to finally watching the latest “Hunger Games” film, “Mockingjay Part 1,” as well as “Batman V Superman.” For our part, we can hardly wait to catch the new movie version of the hit musical, “Annie,” because it fields a black title character (played by the phenomenal Quvenzhané Wallis) instead of the “generic” W.A.S.P. redhead!
By Ruben V. Nepales
“Thank you—it’s my face creams,” Matthew McConaughey quipped when complimented about looking good at 45. It’s especially good to be Matthew McConaughey these days. After winning the Oscar and Golden Globe for “Dallas Buyers Club,” he turns in another stellar performance in, well, “Interstellar.”
By Bayani San Diego Jr.
For Alden Richards, portraying national hero Jose Rizal came with a truckload of physical and emotional challenges.
Filmmaker Elwood Perez unveiled his latest opus titled “Esoterika: Maynila” at the 2014 Cinema One Originals Festival opening held on Nov. 9 at Trinoma Cinema 7. The new work is Direk Elwood’s 51st feature since he began in the industry in the 1970s, and his first since he was honored by Cinema One Originals with a tribute in 2013.
By Rito P. Asilo
Baby Ruth Villarama’s documentary, “Little Azkals,” which will be screened today (Nov. 8) at 2:30 p.m. and tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. at TriNoma (as one of 10 competing entries at this year’s QCinema International Film Festival, until Nov. 11) follows the baby steps taken by the Philippine Football Federation to keep the country’s World Cup dream alive.