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'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom': Hilangnya taman dinosaurus yang legendaris

Jun 06, 2018 - 1:53 PM

'Jurassic World 2' mulai tayang hari ini!

TAYANG SEKARANG! Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom mulai dirilis di Indonesia pada Rabu, 6 Juni. Foto dari Universal Pictures

'All the Money in the World': Benarkah uang dan harta adalah segalanya?

Jan 17, 2018 - 3:25 PM

Film yang dibintangi Mark Walhberg, Christopher Plummer dan Michelle Williams ini tayang 17 Januari 2018

TAYANG. Film 'All the Money in the World' tayang mulai 17 Januari 2018. Foto dari Feat Pictures

Kata kritikus film tentang ‘Wonder Woman’

Jun 02, 2017 - 12:13 PM

Wonder Woman adalah film yang cerdas bersinar dan memuaskan dibanding film superhero lainnya”

Film 'Wonder Woman' mendapatkan komentar beragam dari para kritikus. Foto dari Warner Bros Pictures

A chat with Saroo Brierley, the subject of 6-time Oscar nominee 'Lion'

Jan 28, 2017 - 7:23 PM

Brierley sits down with Rappler to talk about his thoughts on the Oscar nods his visits to his birth mother and what lies ahead

UNEXPECTED. Saroo Brierley is grateful for the Oscar nominations but says it was not the reason he told his story. Photo by Han Nguyen

Ulasan ‘Batman v Superman’: Pertempuran ego pahlawan super

Mar 24, 2016 - 9:27 AM

Apa jadinya bila dua superhero yang sangat dicintai sekaligus dibenci warga kotanya masing masing berseteru? Selain menimbulkan kekacauan secara fisik dan mental pertikaian Batman versus Superman juga menunjukan satu benang merah yang tidak diduga duga

Apakah Ben Affleck sebagai Batman lebih pantas dibanding Christian Bale? Foto dari Facebook/batmanvsuperman

Kata kritikus tentang ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

Dec 17, 2015 - 3:49 PM

Baca apa pendapat para kritikus seluruh dunia tentang episode terbaru ‘Star Wars’

LUKE SKYWALKER. Mark Hamill kembali memerankan Luke Skywalker dalam 'Star Wars' episode terbaru. Screengrab from YouTube/Star Wars

‘Saving Mr. Banks’ Review: 'Mary Poppins' and the Mouse

Mar 04, 2014 - 8:11 PM

The point that the film wants us all to believe: that the world would be a better place if the Mouse had his way

BEHIND THE DISNEY MAGIC. A Saving Mr. Banks has all the makings of a well-orchestrated ploy. Screengrab from the film's Facebook

‘Nebraska’ Review: An elegant ode to the old country

Feb 20, 2014 - 10:30 AM

Nebraska isn’t so much a roadtrip movie about moving forward than it is about going back

ROADTRIP DRAMA. Nebraska sidesteps cheap sentimentality and clichéd platitudes. Screen grab from YouTube (JoBlo Movie Trailers)

‘Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy’: A hilariously absurd party of four

Jan 05, 2014 - 2:37 PM

Girl Boy Bakla Tomboy provides its own brand of slap in the face absurdity – a passionate attempt to amuse and delight

FAMILY COMEDY. Vice Ganda's 4 roles create nothing short of a Filipino-styled Eddie Murphy comedy. Photo from the film's Facebook

'Boy Golden': Violent, colorful, and masterful fun

Dec 31, 2013 - 12:37 PM

Its unpretentious take on crime and violence gives the film its unique flavor

BOY GOLDEN. It definitely wouldn’t be Ejercito’s first time as an action star, but this would arguably be his finest. Screen grab from the trailer

'10,000 Hours': A higher standard of politics

Dec 30, 2013 - 11:00 AM

The film is a disheartening reminder that the only kind of politician fighting for truth is the kind born from fiction

GABRIEL ALCARAZ. The film is  a telling reminder that the we may be holding our politicians to such low standards. Screen grab from the trailer

‘Pagpag:' Stylish superstition

Dec 28, 2013 - 12:44 PM

Pagpag is a surprisingly violent film by MMFF standards but that particular aspect only adds to the fun of the film

HOLIDAY HORROR. 'Pagpag' provides a thrilling, fun and campy premise for a horror film. Screen grab from the trailer

'Kaleidoscope World:' The Magalona melodrama

Dec 27, 2013 - 11:09 AM

While there’s an obvious passion for music and dance there’s also an obvious lack of passion for proper filmmaking and storytelling

HIPHOP CULTURE. the film’s sole saving grace is its indisputable passion for dance and hip hop. Photo from the film's Facebook

'Call Center Girl:' Graver than the graveyard shift

Dec 01, 2013 - 3:48 PM

Bereft of any real substance it aspires for nothing else but shallow giggles – the cheap and horrible kind of entertainment

POKWANG. The curiously charismatic comedienne has turned the hapless mother into a circus act. Screen grab from the trailer

‘Islands:' In the ocean of isolation

Nov 18, 2013 - 5:17 PM

An astronaut a grandmother a tribesman and a director round up this journey that transcends time space and reality

LOVE, LOSS, MEMORY. It is the isolation that separates us, and at the same time, binds us. Screen grab from the trailer

‘Shift' is not a love story

Nov 17, 2013 - 1:29 PM

When sexual preference becomes the immediate obstacle of love what real choice does anyone have?

GIRL MEETS GAY. If 'Shift' tells us anything, it is a subtle reminder that we do not choose who we love. Photo from the film's Facebook

‘Bukas Na Lang Sapagka't Gabi Na:' The art of rebellion

Nov 16, 2013 - 2:32 PM

A film of 4 tangentially related stories with the resulting form impressively more expansive than each of its individual parts

POWER OF VISUALS. a quieting reminder that every frame tells its own story. Photo from the film's Facebook

The colors of forgotten dreams

Nov 02, 2013 - 11:55 AM

Ano ang Kulay ng mga Nakalimutang Pangarap? is possibly the most persuasive of Reyes’ expressions of middle class guilt

Just one of too many: 'She's the One'

Oct 26, 2013 - 12:41 PM

Despite the attempts to color the fictional world predictability is still a given in these kinds of romances

HOLLOW HAPPY ENDING. The film’s easy resolution seems a tad too insincere and manufactured. Photo from Star Cinema's Facebook

Diversity of humor in '...Crush ng Crush Mo?'

Aug 05, 2013 - 6:41 PM

Just the right mix of big studio production love team kilig romance witty humor

PLAYFUL. Love and its ironies presented in an entertaining manner. Photo from the film's Facebook page

‘Man of Steel’: Superman movie on steroids

Jun 12, 2013 - 4:56 PM

The new superhero blockbuster is big on action noise and CGI but small on resonance

GIRL FIGHT. Amy Adams and Antje Traue (seen here with Cavill) are souped-up successors to ‘Superman II’s’ Margot Kidder and Sarah Douglas. All photos from Warner Bros. Pictures

‘Movie 43’: Worst. Movie. Ever?

Mar 14, 2013 - 5:33 AM

Depending on your tolerance level this all star comedy is either a curiosity or an abomination

TEACHER DEAREST. Naomi Watts (with Jeremy Allen White) plays a freaky homeschooling mommy. All images by Relativity Media

Revisiting 'Paris When It Sizzles'

Feb 15, 2013 - 7:29 AM

Here is our Retro Review for the Valentine s Day week

WRONG THINGS MADE IT RIGHT. Audrey Hepburn as the sprightly Gabrielle Simpson in 1964's 'Paris When It Sizzles.' Screen grab from YouTube (Arthur Black)

[Movies] Kimmy Dora sequel lost the charm

Jun 17, 2012 - 8:02 PM

By introducing a slightly complicated plot the sequel to Kimmy Dora lost its charm