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Emotional Story Draws Director Marc Forster to Disney's “CHRISTOPHER ROBIN”

Marc Forster, the acclaimed director known for his eclectic range of films—including “Finding Neverland,” “Quantum of Solace” and “The Kite Runner”—now returns to direct Disney’s heartwarming live-action adventure “Christopher Robin” starring Ewan McGregor and Haley Atwell. Foster grew up loving Disney live-action films and was immediately drawn to the story of “Christopher Robin.” It had a sense of magic realism, and he believed it had the potential to become an artistic, emotional, funny and timeless film.   Disney’s “Christopher Robin” brings the timeless charm and nostalgia of A.A. Milne’s stories and characters to the big screen in an imaginative tale about the joy and purity of youth. Speaking to the child in all of us, the film is a gentle reminder to let some of those qualities infuse our adult lives. “ Translating a lovely, simple story with an uncomplicated, targeted message into a feature film can make one’s own life a better experience for the effort,”

Disney Brings A-Game to “HALL D,” Dazzles Fans With Surprises  

MANILA, July 30, 2018 -- The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) Philippines took the AsiaPOP Comicon 2018 by storm when it presented “what’s now and what’s to come” from its powerhouse brands. "Mickey has brought nine decades of smiles, laughter, hope and happiness to fans all over the world, and to mark this milestone year, we are so pleased to bring Hall D at AsiaPOP Comicon," said Veronica Cabalinan, Country Manager for The Walt Disney Company Philippines. "It’s amazing to see so many Disney Fans gather for the first-ever Hall D in Southeast Asia." Delightfully billed as “Hall D” (echoing names of fan convention panels in the US), the presentation treated Disney fans to first-look unveiling, jaw-dropping exclusive content and surprise revelations.  By the time legendary animator Mark Henn bid the crowd goodbye as the final speaker, the crowd was on its feet, cheering with a standing ovation. The panel started with a presentation on DisneyLife (the World

WATCH: Trailer for ‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’

Whenever Lara Jean Song Covey has a crush so intense she doesn’t know what to do, she pours her heart out by writing letters − which are never meant be sent. Except someone did send them out. Check out the trailer below: Synopsis: What if all the crushes you ever had found out how you felt about them…all at once? Lara Jean Song Covey's love life goes from imaginary to out of control when the love letters for every boy she’s ever loved—five in all-- are mysteriously mailed out. From New York Times Bestselling Author, Jenny Han, the film adaption of the popular YA novel is directed by Susan Johnson and stars Lana Condor ( Alita: Battle Angel , X-Men: Apocalypse ), Janel Parrish ( Pretty Little Liars ), Noah Centineo ( Sierra Burgess Is A Loser , The Fosters ) and John Corbett ( Sex and the City , Northern Exposure ).   The film launches on Netflix on August 17, 2018. About Netflix Netflix is the world’s leading internet entertainment service with

Teen Titans Go! To the Movies: Movie Review

By: Matt Suzara Robin (voiced by Scott Menville) is being tired of being labeled as a side-kick and calling his team as a complete joke. In order to gain a respectable reputation, Robin wants to have a movie of their own. However, he must convince Director Jade Wilson (Kristen Bell) that he deserves to have their own movie franchise and in order to do that, they need to find an arch-nemesis. Soon, the group crossed their path with Slade (Will Arnett) who has a dark diabolical plan of his own and thinking he could be the answer to their problem, Robin and his friends try to stop him and save the day.  Honestly, I haven't watched a single episode, but I was surprised that this turned out pretty good from start to finish. The humor was just spread out neatly throughout, and I can't help myself from enjoying the entire thing while enjoying a tub of popcorn. It clearly has a lot of cylinders to entertain, and obviously they succeeded in all aspects. It is hard to st

Legendary Animator Mark Henn Headlines Disney's “HALL D” at APCC, Touts Latest Film “RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET: WRECK-IT RALPH 2”

  MANILA, July 27, 2018 -- Legendary Disney animator Mark Henn flew-in to town to spearhead and serve as the main attraction in Disney’s first-ever `Hall D’ in Asia through AsiaPOP Comicon scheduled at SMX Mall of Asia on Sunday, July 29.   “ It’s an incredible honor to be part of Disney’s first-ever `Hall D’ in Asia, and I’m as excited as ever to meet and engage with Disney fans in the Philippines,” said Henn who’s a first-time visitor to the country.   A veteran animator at Walt Disney Animation Studios for 38 years, Henn is currently serving as the 2D animation supervisor for the studios’ upcoming feature film, “Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2” (in Philippine cinemas November 21).   Henn will hold an exclusive presentation inside `Hall D,’ tracing his beginnings at Disney, up to the illustrious present. Henn is the artist behind the classic Disney characters  Ariel in “The Little Mermaid,” Belle in “Beauty and the Beast,” Jasmine in “Aladdin,” Youn

“MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT” Gives Tom Cruise Biggest Opening in PH

  MANILA, July 30, 2018 -- There’s no stopping Tom Cruise from doing the impossible, as his latest epic action-adventure “Mission: Impossible - Fallout” just erased even his own box-office records in the Philippines!   The sixth installment of the 22-year-old spy franchise, “Fallout” opened with a staggering P120.7-million in five days (July 25 to 29), eclipsing two records in one swoop: All-Time Biggest Opening Weekend for a Tom Cruise title and Biggest Opening Weekend for the “Mission: Impossible” series.     Former record-holder for both milestones is “Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation” which bowed in 2015 with P105-million.   Local audiences are primed for “Mission: Impossible - Fallout”  which provided a thrill ride that relies on real stunts done by Cruise himself and not special effects during every scene.   Word-of-mouth looks to be promising as well as “Fallout” received some of the best reviews for the franchise, both from local and international cr

Amaia Scapes Urdaneta to turn over brand-new units to homeowners on June 30

Imagine receiving the key to your dream home—and to finally settle down in a comfortable, thoughtfully designed home that you can call your own. For hardworking Filipino families and individuals up north, this dream is about to happen on June 30, when property developer Amaia Land Corp. turns over 30 brand new homes at Amaia Scapes Urdaneta to its excited new residents.   Located along Urdaneta-Calasiao Road, Amaia Scapes Urdaneta provides Filipino families with superior quality and cost-efficient homes that they deserve. According to Raizel Matibag of Amaia Land, “this milestone attests to Amaia Land’s objective of providing Filipino families the superior quality and cost-efficient homes that they worked very hard for.” Located  along Urdaneta-Calasiao Road in Urdaneta City, Amaia Scapes Urdaneta offers thoughtfully designed house models on this expansive terrain in Pangasinan. Complemented by amenities that suit every homeowner’s aspirations for comfort, leisure, a