Friday, July 28, 2017

New Trailer, Poster of "Thor: Ragnarok" Revealed at Comic-Con

The new trailer for Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok has debuted in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con along with a new poster!

Feast your eyes on the new trailer at http://youtu.be/ue80QwXMRHg and see the poster below. Be sure to catch Thor: Ragnarok when it thunders into Philippine cinemas on November 3!

Directed by Taika Waititi from a script by Craig Kyle & Christopher Yost and Stephany Folsom and Eric Pearson, Thor: Ragnarok picks up after the events of Avengers: Age of Ultron.

In Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok—the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization—at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela (Cate Blanchett). But first he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger—the Incredible Hulk (Mark Ruffalo).

Thursday, July 27, 2017

"Justice League" Comic-Con Sneak Peek Unites the DC Superheroes

Make way for justice. Warner Bros. Pictures has just unveiled the Comic-Con Sneak Peek of its motion picture event for 2017, the action-adventure Justice League.

View the trailer below and watch Justice League in Philippine cinemas starting Nov. 16, 2017.

Watch the trailer at Facebook  and YouTube

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.  Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat.  But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes—Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash—it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.

"Pacific Rim: Uprising" Recruits Pilots for Jaegers in New Commercial

What is a Jaeger? It’s you, times a thousand. Now accepting pilot applications in the newly released commercial for Universal Pictures’ upcoming epic action-adventure Pacific Rim: Uprising.

Check out the commercial below and watch Pacific Rim: Uprising in Philippine cinemas February 2018.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

"Wonder Woman" Overtakes "Batman v Superman" as Biggest WB Movie in PH

It’s official: An Amazonian princess has bested both the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight at the Philippine box office.

As of last Saturday, July 1, the P520.5-million cumulative box-office gross of Wonder Woman has overtaken the lifetime gross of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice to become the biggest Warner Bros. Movie of All-Time. This was announced today by Francis Soliven, General Manager of Warner Bros. Philippines.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

"Spider-Man: Homecoming" Holds Midnight Screenings July 6 at 12:01AM

 Peter Parker comes home to the Marvel Cinematic Universe sooner than you think, as Columbia Pictures has announced midnight screenings for Spider-Man: Homecoming on Thursday, July 06 at 12:01AM in selected cinemas in Metro Manila and regional cities.

Fans are advised to reserve and buy their tickets now to be among the first in the world to watch Spider-Man: Homecoming.

Monday, June 26, 2017

"Spider-Man" Comes Home to MCU in a Fun-filled Action Adventure

Peter Parker strives to join the Avengers as the most popular character in comic book history takes his rightful place as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, in Columbia Pictures’ new action-adventure Spider-Man: Homecoming (in Philippine cinemas Thursday, July 6.)

Marvel’s crown jewel, Spider-Man made a cameo debut in the MCU in Captain America: Civil War last summer; the overwhelming positive reaction by both the critics and fans to the new vision for the character has whetted the appetite as now, Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios team for this new adventure.

Monday, June 19, 2017

It used to be when TOYCON was just all about toys and collecting geeky stuff, and being under one roof with pop-culture fanboys, cosplayers, gamers and comic book nerds. But this year, TOYCON heads off for uncharted waters and borrowing from a certain famous space TV show, “Boldly goes to where no CON has gone before.”

The Philippine TOYCON, now on its 16th year, began an exciting partnership with Pop Life Entertainment, a leading international creative house and brand development company, last year to create the ultimate Fan experience for the Filipino pop-culture fans.

ToyCon Pop Life FanXperience 2016 was the biggest celebration of all things associated with pop-culture such as toys, games, movies, cosplay, anime and collectibles. FanXperience made ToyCon the staging-ground of the "ultimate fan experience” for the local fan base who got to get up close and personal for the first time with international celebrities like Kristian Nairn from Game of Thrones and Dean Cain from the Adventures of Superman.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

T'Challa Rules in First "Black Panther" Poster

Marvel Studios has unleashed the first teaser poster for Black Panther which shows T’Challa (played by Chadwick Boseman) sitting upon the throne of the fictional Kingdom of Wakanda.

Check out the poster below and watch Black Panther in Philippine cinemas in February 2018.

Marvel Studios’ Black Panther follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. But when a powerful old enemy reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king—and Black Panther—is tested when he is drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people and their way of life.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Official Spider-Man Character From US to Meet & Greet PH Fans June 10-11

Your friendly neighborhood hero Spider-Man is coming to Manila – live in person!

Columbia Pictures has just announced today that the official Spider-Man character will be in town this Saturday and Sunday, June 10 and 11, to make live public appearances and engage with fans.

It will be a weekend of pure Spider-Man mania as fans will have rare opportunity to take photos and have  selfies with their web-slinging hero. 

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Chris Pratt Slays as Star-Lord in "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2"

Chris Pratt inhabits Peter Quill aka Star-Lord anew in Marvel Studios' Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, as he faces a family issue that he is compelled to resolve—his true parentage. Pratt reprises the role that propelled him into Marvel fandom and leading-man status.

Having now saved the galaxy once, the half-human intergalactic adventurer known as Star-Lord is newly famous and keenly aware of it. When the Guardians’ newfound notoriety brings Quill’s long-lost father back into his life, his bond with the other Guardians will be put to the test.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Jude Law Cast as Albus Duimbledore in the Next "Fantastic Beasts" Film

As fans across the globe eagerly await the next adventure in the “Fantastic Beasts” feature film series, Warner Bros. Pictures has announced the actor who will take on the role of one of J.K. Rowling’s most beloved characters.  Two-time Academy Award nominee Jude Law has been set to star as Albus Dumbledore in the “Fantastic Beasts” sequel, it was announced today by Toby Emmerich, President and Chief Content Officer, Warner Bros. Pictures.

In the much-anticipated new Wizarding World film, Law will portray Dumbledore long before the iconic wizard became the Headmaster at Hogwarts, as he has been known in the Harry Potter books and movies.  We meet him decades earlier, when Dumbledore is still serving as the wizarding school’s Transfiguration professor.  He is also a contemporary of Gellert Grindelwald, the charismatic dark wizard who believes wizards are superior to Muggles and No-Majs.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Pinoy Actor Dave Bautista Back as Drax in "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2"

For Fil-Am actor Dave Bautista (Spectre, upcoming Blade Runner 2049), returning to the Guardians fold in Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 was a chance to reprise a character he truly enjoys playing.

“What I really love about Drax is he’s not what you’d expect from reading the comics,” Bautista says. “Everybody was expecting one thing, and we gave them another. It makes it more interesting. It’s easy just to be the big guy who’s always growling at people and intimidating people. We’ve seen it a million times. But when you get the same guy who looks the same way but just says the most ridiculous things that make you laugh, it makes him more interesting.”

Monday, April 17, 2017

New Poster Unites the "Justice League"

United, they stand.  Warner Bros. Pictures has launched the new official one-sheet art for its event movie for 2017, the action-adventure Justice League.

Check out the poster below and watch Justice League in Philippine cinemas starting Nov. 16, 2017.

In the film, fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.  Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat.  But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes—Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash—it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Watch the Official Teaser Trailer of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"

Disney and Lucasfilm have released the first Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer for writer/director Rian Johnson‘s follow-up to Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

View the trailer at http://youtu.be/zB4I68XVPzQ  and watch Star Wars: The Last Jedi in Philippine cinemas starting Dec.15, 2017.

The trailer was unveiled as part of the recent Star Wars Celebration panel for the film, along with a teaser poster.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is written and directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and executive produced by J.J. Abrams, Jason McGatlin, and Tom Karnowski.

The film stars Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Andy Serkis, Laura Dern, Kelly Marie Tran, Benicio del Toro, Carrie Fisher, and Mark Hamill.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is distributed in the Philippines by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

"Ghost in the Shell" Film Villain Kuze a Composite of Manga Characters

American actor Michael Carmen Pitt (HBO's Boadwalk Empire, TV's Hannibal) oozes not just menace and rage, but also vulnerability, in Paramount Pictures' Ghost in the Shell, the live-action adaptation of the internally acclaimed Japanese manga.

In the film, Kuze is the mastermind behind a bold attack on a high-ranking Hanka Corporation executive. A brilliant hacker out for revenge against the people he believes have wronged him, Kuze is willing to sacrifice anyone who gets in his way.

“Michael Carmen Pitt is a true artist,” says director Rupert Sanders. “I’ve known him for many years as a friend. He’s very independent minded and exists solely in that artist’s world.”

Pitt says he appreciated the ambitious nature of the project and the enduring relevance of the source material. “The manga has been extremely influential in Hollywood movies, graphic art, tattooing and industrial music,” says Pitt. “I saw the first animated film on VHS when I was maybe 14 or 15 years old. I had never seen anything like it. While I was preparing, I re-watched the original film and was really surprised by how current it still is. The world is complicated, scary, extremely exciting and full of evil and full of good — like the world we live in.”

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