MOVIE REVIEW: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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Based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien New Line Cinema, Warner Bros. Philippines Starring Sir Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Orlando Bloom, Stephen Fry, Mikael Persbrandt, Sylvester McCoy, Manu Bennett, Lawrence Makoare, Sir Christopher Lee Directed by Peter Jackson Philippine Release Date: December 12, 2014 Total running time: 144 […]

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Crawl through the colorful world of “MINUSCULE: Valley of the Lost Ants”

minuscule valley of the lost ants

This December, learn how so much can be said with so little in MINUSCULE: Valley of the Lost Ants. In a peaceful little clearing, the remains of a picnic hastily abandoned spark warfare between two tribes of ants. A bold young ladybug finds himself caught in the middle of the battle. He befriends one of the black ants, Mandible, and helps […]

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Ten Tableflip-Worthy Moments in “Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends” (Part 2)

Kenshin vs Shishio in Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends

By MIKAEL ANGELO FRANCISCO and ROEHL NIŃO BAUTISTA The legend has ended, but we’re not done talking about it yet! Since we started our list of tableflip-worthy things in Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends with a nice little song, we’re starting Part 2 with a sick rhyme! Battosai returned Pacifism he learned Inner peace he earned. Shishio returned Kyoto was almost burned […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “A Walk Among The Tombstones” Gazes Into the Abyss

Based on the novel by Lawrence Block Distributed by Solar Pictures Starring Liam Neeson, Brian “Astro” Bradley, Boyd Holbrook, Dan Stevens, Sebastian Roché, Whitney Able, Stephanie Andujar, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, David Harbour, Eric Nelsen Directed by Scott Frank Philippine Release Date: September 19, 2014 Total running time: 113 minutes MTRCB Rating: R-13 Honestly, it doesn’t take a novel or a film to make you realize that humanity is capable of some truly horrific things. A Walk […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “The Maze Runner” Avoids Running Around in Circles

The Maze Runner

20th Century Fox, Gotham Group, Temple Hill Entertainment Distributed by Warner Bros. Starring Dylan O’Brien, Aml Ameen, Ki Hong Lee, Blake Cooper, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Will Poulter, Kaya Scodelario Directed by Wes Ball Philippine Release Date: September 17, 2014 Total running time: 113 minutes MTRCB Rating: PG If you’re a fan of films that fall under the same genre as The Hunger Games, there’s a good […]

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Irish action star Liam Neeson takes on yet another everyday hero role in the upcoming crime drama, A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES. Neeson plays Matt Scudder, an ex-New York cop turned private eye, who is hired by a drug kingpin to find the kidnapper who brutally murdered his wife. As he delves into the case, he soon discovers that he is not dealing with […]

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Behold! “Avengers: Age of Ultron” brings the Vision to the silver screen

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Here’s a nice, clean look at the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s version of the Vision, based on a watermarked image from Sideshow Collectibles that was enhanced and edited by io9 reader Gene Jacket.   Read the official synopsis for Avengers: Age of Ultron, as posted on SuperHeroHype:   Marvel Studios presents “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” the epic follow-up to the biggest Super […]

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A Suspense-Filled Journey: Go for A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES

Get ready for A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES, an action-packed suspense thriller that will make you reevaluate right and wrong… and see how one man bravely dares to walk the narrow line between them, at the risk of losing his own humanity. Liam Neeson stars in A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES as private investigator Matthew Scudder, a recovering alcoholic and former NYPD cop who reluctantly […]

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MOVIE REVIEW [SPOILERS]: Five Reasons To NOT See “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (2014)

Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon Movies, Platinum Dunes Distributed by Columbia Pictures Philippines Starring Megan Fox, Will Arnett, William Fichtner, Alan Ritchson, Noel Fisher, Johnny Knoxville, Jeremy Howard Directed by Jonathan Liebesman Philippine Release Date: August 13, 2014 Total running time: 101 minutes MTRCB Rating: PG     —————————- “My mind’s telling me no, but my body, my body is telling me […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” Spins a Web of Awesomeness

Columbia Pictures, Marvel Enterprises, Avi Arad Productions, Matt Tolmach Productions Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Paul Giamatti, Sally Field, Chris Cooper, Felicity Jones, B.J. Novak, Colm Feore, and Dennis Leary Directed by Mark Webb Philippine Release Date: April 30, 2014 Runtime: 142 minutes (2 hours 22 minutes) MTRCB Rating: PG Here are a few excerpts from my review […]

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