Barbie’ Opens to Record-Breaking $155 Million, ‘Oppenheimer’ Makes $80 Million Debut

Barbie Oppenheimer

Moviegoers flocked to theaters across the country to make “Barbenheimer” weekend the fourth-biggest in domestic box office history. Per Variety, the Greta Gerwig-directed Barbie set records by bringing in $155 million at the U.S. box office, which makes it the biggest opening weekend ever for a movie directed by a woman. The current worldwide take […]

“Barbie” Just Wants To Have A Good Time

Barbie Movie

There’s absolutely no logical reason why or how the world has been obsessed with Barbie recently. So what if Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling were perfectly cast? So what if the cast also includes Will Ferrell, America Ferrera, Simu Liu, Michael Cera, Kate McKinnon, Emma Mackey, Dua Lipa, and Helen Mirren? So what if director […]

MTRCB Allows ‘Barbie’ Movie in PH

Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling

It’s still a Barbie world after all. In a letter to Senator Francis Tolentiono, the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) confirmed that ‘Barbie’ will be allowed to be screened in Philippine cinemas. The possibility of a ban hounded the Greta Gerwig film over it’s supposed depiction of China’s controversial nine-dash line. The […]

5 Hollywood Films Banned in the Philippines

Films Banned in the Philippines

With Vietnam recently prohibiting the release of Greta Gerwig’s Barbie in cinemas, the Philippines is the next possible Southeast Asian neighbor to ban the film due to a frame in the movie that features a map with the controversial “nine-dash line.” Warner Bros. commented on the issue, noting the map was intended as a doodle […]

Pixar’s ‘UP’ Receives Short Film Spinoff

'Up' short film "Carl's Date"

“Adventure is out there” proved to be true as Carl Fredricksen and Dug narrate a familiar tale—one just as exciting as Paradise Falls. A first date. “Carl’s Date” is a Pixar short film that is a follow-up to 2009’s “Up”. Since the passing of his wife, Ellie, in the original film, Carl is in pursuit […]

‘The Expendables’ Teases Sequel After Almost a Decade

The Expendables 4th Trailer

With Stallone at the helm, the mercenary troop returns after a near-10-year hiatus, providing yet another star-studded installment of The Expendables franchise. “We’ll die when we’re dead,” “Expend4bles” trailer taps into its action-adventure roots through a vast influx of explosives, fighting montages, and machine gun shells compared to its predecessors. The Lionsgate-produced trailer recognizes the […]

Chris Hemsworth Comes to Manila for Netflix’s ‘Extraction 2’ Premiere

Chris Hemsworth Extraction 2

Since embarking on the rainbow steered by Toothgnasher and Toothgrinder, the almighty God of Thunder resides in the Philippines to promote the second segment of the Extraction franchise, “Extraction 2.” Settling in Manila on June 5, Chris Hemsworth, with director Sam Hargrave is scheduled to don the red carpet for the Asia-Pacific premiere before retreating […]

‘Bakit Di Mo Sabihin’ Makes Regional Debut on Amazon Prime

Bakit Di Mo Sabihin

2022 Cinemalaya finalist ‘Bakit ‘Di Mo Sabihin’ (Tell Her) seeps into the global scene, set to be available for streaming on Amazon Prime Video starting May 25, 2023. The Real Florido drama will be accessible in the Southeast Asia, Taiwan, and Hong Kong regions. Centered on the inconveniences present in a predominantly hearing society, Nat […]