MMFF 2019 final four entries complete line-up announced, Culion vs Mindanao possibly up for Best Picture

Highly pressured to surpass last year’s all-time high box office record of more than 1.0 billion ticket sales, this year’s edition of Metro Manila Film Festival just announced the final four entries that complete the annual holiday festival of commercially viable films. MMFF will run until January 7, 2020. Completing the Magic 8 are 5)Continue reading “MMFF 2019 final four entries complete line-up announced, Culion vs Mindanao possibly up for Best Picture”

Review: Walang Forever

Dale’s Review: A friend asked online what is another ‘good movie’ to watch apart from Honor Thy Father in the ongoing Metro Manila Film Festival. Having just gone out of the cinema and still recovering from the unexpected feels from the movie, I eagerly suggested Walang Forever. There were a few minutes of silence (duringContinue reading “Review: Walang Forever”

MMFF 2015 Awards List of Winners

The 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival will honor its best movie and performers tonight, December 27, 2015. With the disqualification of Honor Thy Father from the Best Picture race,  the spotlight turns to Walang Forever as the likely big winner of the festival. Heard from the grapevine of industry insiders, here are the possible winnersContinue reading “MMFF 2015 Awards List of Winners”

Honor Thy Father Disputes Disqualification from MMFF Best Picture Race

December 26, 2015 – Metro Manila Filmfest Chairman, Atty. Emerson Carlos, sent a letter to the producer of the critically-acclaimed Honor Thy Father informing them that the film had been disqualified to compete in the Best Picture Category of the festival.  The reason stated was that the film producers did not disclose their participation inContinue reading “Honor Thy Father Disputes Disqualification from MMFF Best Picture Race”

Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2015 Complete List of Entries

The Metro Manila Film Festival will be back for exclusive screening during the Philippine holiday season. While arguably the most successful in terms of earnings, the festival has been criticised for the quality of movies presented over the last few years.  While it is too early to tell which of these movies will show promiseContinue reading “Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2015 Complete List of Entries”

Robin Padilla announces withdrawal from MMFF movie with Maria Ozawa due to wife’s delicate pregnancy

Robin Padilla announced that he is withdrawing from the film, “Nilalang”, an official entry in this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival.  An official statement on the actor’s behalf released to the media by his management Vidanes Celebrity Marketing revealed that the actor had to make the decision with great regret as a result of theContinue reading “Robin Padilla announces withdrawal from MMFF movie with Maria Ozawa due to wife’s delicate pregnancy”

MMFF 2014 Awards Complete List of Winners

Here are  the winners of the 2014 Metro Manila Film Festival Awards.  Best Film: ‘Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo’2nd Best Film: ‘English Only, Please’3rd Best Film: ‘Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles’Best Actor: Derek Ramsey, ‘English Only, Please’Best Actress: Jennylyn Mercado ‘English Only, Please’Best Director: Dan Villegas, ‘English Only, Please’Best Supporting Actress: Lotlot De Leon, Kubot: The Aswang ChroniclesBest Supporting Actor: JoeyContinue reading “MMFF 2014 Awards Complete List of Winners”

MMFF 2014 Box-Office Results

Here is the Box-Office ranking of the eight (8) entries of the Manila Film Festival 2014 as confirmed by Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino and media sources.  Data is updated as we get more info.  Day 1 (December 25) 1. The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin (P53 Million)2. Feng Shui (P31 Million)3. My Big BossingContinue reading “MMFF 2014 Box-Office Results”

Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2014 Complete List of Entries

Here is the complete list of full-length feature films to be exhibited this December at the 40th Metro Manila Film Festival. Now, if you are quick to dismiss the MMFF thinking that the entries are recycled formula films from previous years, well you are right! BUT the festival also offers a new wave selection whichContinue reading “Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2014 Complete List of Entries”

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