Elcano & Magellan: First and Voyage Around the World

Distributor reevaluates Philippine release of Spanish-produced Magellan film

Amid online backlash, the Philippine distributor of the Spanish-produced animated film, Elcano and Magellan: The First Voyage Around the World, has decided to reevaluate the movie’s local release. In a statement sent to media outlets on Friday, CrystalSky Multimedia said that it has heard the public’s sentiments on the movie originally scheduled to screen in …

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MTRCB told to conduct thorough review of Magellan movie

The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) must administer a “thorough” review of the Spanish-produced animated film, Elcano and Magellan: The First Voyage Around The World, a lawmaker urged in a statement on Friday.   Agusan del Norte Rep. Lawrence Fortun asked for a ban or removal of certain scenes in the film, …

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LOOK: Spanish-produced film portrays Lapu-Lapu as ‘villain’

A Spanish-produced animated film titled Elcano and Magellan: The First Voyage Around the World is coming its way to cinemas in January 2020 but several Filipino netizens are not happy about it.  The film’s release was planned to coincide with the 500th anniversary of the start of the Spanish navigator Juan Sebastián Elcano and Portuguese explorer …

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