Metro Manila Film Festival

LOOK: Summer Metro Manila filmfest unveils eight official entries

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority announced on Monday the eight official entries to be shown at the first-ever Summer Metro Manila Film Festival.  A Hard Day Director: Lawrence Fajardo Production: Viva Communications, Inc.  Lead Star: Dingdong Dantes Genre: Action Tagpuan Director: McArthur C. Alejandre Production: Alternative Vision (AV) Cinema Lead Stars: Alfred Vargas, Shaina Magdayao, …

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‘I’ve learned not to expect’: Aga Muhlach on MMFF Best Actor award loss

After topbilling Metro Manila Film Festival entry Miracle in Cell No. 7, an emotional remake of its South Korean counterpart, moviegoers expected veteran actor Aga Muhlach to win the coveted Best Actor Award.  Their remake was among the many well-made films like Mindanao and Sunod in the roster of entries in this year’s festival. The …

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Meryll Soriano, Jasmine Curtis-Smith lament early pullout of some MMFF films

Stars of Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) entry Culion, Meryll Soriano and Jasmine Curtis-Smith, spoke up on the early pullout of some films from cinemas at the MMFF awarding night last Friday, December 27. According to Meryll, movie houses and cinemas began to remove films including their historical film from their line-ups. “Bigyan lang natin …

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‘Something more substantial’: Iza Calzado aims to produce more films

After kick starting her film producing career with Metro Manila Film Festival entry Culion, Iza Calzado said she wants to produce more “substantial” films.  According to the actress, Culion is based on true events from the years 1937 to 1938 at Culion, Palawan.  “It was such an important time in Philippine history but more importantly …

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Aga Muhlach receives ‘best Christmas gift’ from daughter Atasha

Moments after the premiere of Aga Muhlach’s Metro Manila Film Festival Entry, Miracle in Cell No. 7, the actor took to Instagram to share his daughter Atasha’s heartwarming message for him.  Atasha Muhlach is one of Aga and Charlene Gonzales‘ twins. Her brother is Andres Muhlach. Atasha’s message read: “Hey dad I just wanted to …

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‘We don’t talk anymore’: Jameson Blake on Elisse Joson

Jameson Blake admitted on the late-night talk show Tonight With Boy Abunda that he and Elisse Joson are no longer on speaking terms.  “Not anymore,” the actor said in agreement when host Boy Abunda said the two are not in contact anymore.  “We were never together officially, that’s what people thought pero we were just …

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First trailer for Pinoy remake of Miracle in Cell No. 7 wows celebrities

The Philippine remake of the South Korean film Miracle in Cell No. 7 is finally out! Starring in the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2019 entry are Aga Muhlach, Bela Padilla and Xia Vigor. The heartwarming drama film focuses on the life of a wrongfully convicted mentally challenged man who cannot bear to be separated …

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