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My Rebound Girl: Movie Review

By: Matt Suzara Rocky (Alex Gonzaga), struggles to find the right person as her past relationships didn't end well. She promised herself not to experience the same heartaches from her previous partners and made a list on how not to be a rebound girl. However, all of her made-up rules didn't work out when she met Rich (Joseph Marco) who also came from a break-up with his six-year relationship. At first, Rocky purely hates Rich but as the time goes by, she eventually falls in love with him even she knows that she could be hurt again because of the same situation. My Rebound Girl looks promising in the trailer but the thing is, it is really frustrating to watch. You have two charming lead stars in the mix, but it seems that they had a hard time to sell their chemistry. Some of the scenes feel forced, and some are just plainly weird. The comedy isn't much good either and even the story is simple they made it too complicated resulting to make the film's run time

“THE ACCOUNTANT” Has a Dark Secret Life in Riveting New Thriller

  “ It’s always compelling when people have secrets—when you think someone is one thing and then discover they’re something else entirely,” says Gavin O’Connor, director of the upcoming thriller “The Accountant” from Warner Bros. Pictures. That is certainly the case with the title character of “The Accountant.” At first glance, math savant Christian Wolff seems to be nothing more than a storefront CPA, right down to his spreadsheets and pocket protector. However, his usual clientele are among the world’s most powerful crime lords, and his mild-mannered demeanor and somewhat innocuous appearance belie the fact that he may be more dangerous than any of them. Ben Affleck, who stars in the role, notes, “The story speaks to the duality in all of us. It might be easy to pigeonhole a guy like Chris, but we find out he’s capable of much more than you imagine.” The actor goes on to reveal that there is another unexpected wrinkle to Christian, who is able to crunch more than jus

Final Trailer of “FANTASTIC BEASTS” Unleashes The Magical Creatures

The titular magical creatures are front and center in the newly released final trailer of Warner Bros. Pictures' much-anticipated adventure “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” which returns fans to the J.K. Rowling's wizarding world of Harry Potter, only this time set in New York during the 1920s. The trailer may be viewed below:  “ Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is an all-new adventure returning us to the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling. Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory of Everything”) stars in the central role of wizarding world magizoologist Newt Scamander, under the direction of David Yates, who helmed the last four “Harry Potter” blockbusters. “ Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” opens in 1926 as Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident … were i

Marvel, IMAX Offer PH Fans a Sneak Peek at Select Footage From “DOCTOR STRANGE”

EXPAND YOUR MIND: AN  IMAX®   3D EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK FEATURES EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE TO BE SHOWN IN SM MEGAMALL IMAX ON OCTOBER 11, 2016 AT 7 P.M. MANILA (September 27, 2016)  –Marvel Studios announces Marvel Studios’  Expand Your Mind: An IMAX®   3D Exclusive First Look,  featuring approximately 15 minutes of exclusive footage from the highly anticipated, action-packed “Doctor Strange.” The sneak peek will be showcased in SM Megamall IMAX Cinema on October 11, 2016, at 7p.m. Marvel and IMAX will offer the special screening of thrilling, never-before-seen 3D footage of the Scott Derrickson-directed, mind-bending movie, which opens nationwide on October 26, 2016.   Commenting on the exclusive footage, director Scott Derrickson says, “ As a movie fan, I am thrilled to take audiences along on the visual journey of ‘Doctor Strange’ and give them an early peek at what we’ve been working on. The completed film will feature more than an hour of specially formatted IMAX

Evans, Theroux, Ramirez: The Men of “GIRL ON THE TRAIN”

  Luke Evans (“Fast & Furious” franchise), Justin Theroux (“The Leftovers”) and Edgar Ramirez (“Deliver Us from Evil”) provide the masculine presence in the female-centric tale, “The Girl on the Train” from Paramount Pictures. The film also stars Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson and Haley Bennett. Based on Paula Hawkins’ bestselling novel, “The Girl on the Train” is directed by Tate Taylor (“The Help”) and adapted for the screen by Erin Cressida Wilson. In the film, Rachel (Blunt), who is devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds. To cast the two key male roles was just as crucial, according to producer Marc Platt. “It’s interesting to be involved in a film that’s so female-centric,” he says. “Usually, it’s the guys who are more complicated and then

Felicity Jones, On a Quest to Stop a Global Catastrophe in “INFERNO”

  Starring opposite Tom Hanks in Columbia Pictures' new suspense thriller “Inferno” is Academy Award® nominated actress Felicity Jones (“The Theory of Everything,” upcoming “Rogue One”) as Dr. Sienna Brooks. Academy Award® winner Ron Howard returns to direct the latest bestseller in Dan Brown's billion-dollar Robert Langdon series, “Inferno,” which finds the famous symbologist on a trail of clues tied to the great Dante himself. When Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks, a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to stop a madman from unleashing a global virus that would wipe out half of the world's population. For Jones, there is more to her character than meets the eye. "Sienna is a young woman who is a strong environmentalist, full of conviction. She is not everything she seems but on the surface she is someone that gets involved in a myste

Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children: Movie Review

By: Matt Suzara Jake (Asa Butterfield), grew up listening to a lot of fascinating stories from his grandfather. However, after his grandfather's mysterious death, Jake head on to Wales to find some answers. This leads him to find Miss Peregrine (Eva Green) who is the guardian of a group of peculiar children. At first, Jake is told that he also has a peculiarity but didn't know exactly what or how to use it. Meanwhile, the leader of the hollowgasts (Samuel L. Jackson) continues to hunt down peculiar children to gain immortality and Jake's natural gift can be the game changer to end their wicked plans. Once again, Tim Burton transports his viewers to another extraordinary world that he already mastered in his films through the years. It is another dark tale that comes to life but this time; the film can't carry its weight throughout the entire time. It's couldn't sustain the momentum and deliver big time when it's mostly needed. It gets pretty tediou

Seth Rogen Pranks Grocery Shoppers For “SAUSAGE PARTY”

Columbia Pictures' new raunchy, R-18-rated animated comedy “Sausage Party” opens in the Philippines on Sept. 28 and imagines what it would be like if the food in our grocery aisles was alive. The movie is hilarious, twisted and outrageous, but that wasn’t enough for Seth Rogen. In addition to bringing talking foods to the big screen, he also wanted to bring them to a real life grocery store with a hilarious and creepy Sausage Party prank. A special effects team set up a few different animatronic foods in a real New York grocery store and Seth Rogen made them talk live from another room. The initial shock of people realizing they’re seeing talking food is funny in itself, but then the conversations they have with the food in question are even better. Watch the Sausage Party Grocery Store Prank video below:  “ Sausage Party” is about one sausage leading a group of supermarket products on a quest to discover the truth about their existence and what really happ

Columbia Pictures Teams Up With Frederick Warne & Co., Part of Penguin Random House UK, For “PETER RABBIT™”

  Studio Partners with Animal Logic to Produce First Live-Action / CG Adaptation of Beloved Classic   James Corden Confirmed to Voice the Lead Role of Peter; Rose Byrne to Co-Star Daisy Ridley and Elizabeth Debicki Also Join Voice Cast   CULVER CITY, Calif., and LONDON, UK, September 22, 2016 – Columbia Pictures has teamed up with Frederick Warne & Co., part of Penguin Random House UK, for  Peter Rabbit ™, a new live-action/CG motion picture based on the internationally beloved series of books written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, whose 150 th  anniversary is being celebrated this year.    The film will be directed by Will Gluck and made at Animal Logic, the Australian based animation and visual FX production studio.  Animal Logic previously created the animation for the global blockbuster  The LEGO Movie .  Will Gluck (Olive Bridge Entertainment) and Zareh Nalbandian (Animal Logic Entertainment) are both attached to produce the feature, with Doug Belgrad serv

How far would you go to hide the truth?

  BROKEN VOWS features today’s hottest upcoming stars with Blindspot’s Jaimie Alexander as Tara, together with Wes Bentley (Patrick), Alexandra Breckenridge (Debra), and Cam Gigandet as fiancé Michael. On her bachelorette-party weekend with friends in New Orleans, Tara falls for the darkly-sexy bartender Patrick.  Waking in his bed the next morning, Tara instantly regrets her unfaithfulness and flies back home to her fiancé.  Her secret flame becomes a full-on fire when Patrick shows up at her house, surreptitiously tries to cancel her wedding arrangements, and stalks her every move.  He spirals into madness and delusion, determined to have Tara no matter what the cost.  When his efforts fail, he tracks the newlyweds on their honeymoon where he erupts in a psychotic, murderous rage.  Tara will have to find the strength she never knew she possessed to stop Patrick from destroying her marriage and her life. Meet the cast of BROKEN VOWS:               JAIM