Catch these films at the Cinema One Originals Festival 2017

Another local film festival is just around the corner and the good news is it’s happening during the upcoming long weekend. The Cinema One Originals Festival 2017 will first run from Nov. 13 — 21 at Trinoma, Gateway, and Glorietta 4 cinemas, then again on Nov 22 — 28  at Power Plant Mall cinemas. The films will ...

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‘Die Beautiful,’ other Filipino films awarded and nominated in Europe and Asia-Pacific festivals

‘Die Beautiful,’ other Filipino films awarded and nominated in Europe and Asia-Pacific festivals

Filipino films are getting noticed in international film festivals abroad. After Jun Robles Lana’s drama-comedy Die Beautiful won awards last year at the Metro Manila Film...

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ gets August 2018 release, and yes, Kris Aquino is in the film

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ gets August 2018 release, and yes, Kris Aquino is in the film

The highly-anticipated film Crazy Rich Asians, featuring an all-Asian cast, will be released in August 2018, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The comedy  delves into...

‘Citizen Jake’ not joining Metro Manila Film Festival, director Mike De Leon cries corruption

‘Citizen Jake’ not joining Metro Manila Film Festival, director Mike De Leon cries corruption

Citizen Jake, acclaimed director Mike De Leon’s first film since 1999, will not be joining this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF). The news was announced by De...

Full trailer of Atom Araullo’s ‘Citizen Jake’ released

Full trailer of Atom Araullo’s ‘Citizen Jake’ released

Real-life broadcast journalist Atom Araullo will make his acting debut as an investigative crime reporter in the film Citizen Jake, directed by Mike De Leon. The video...

Mark Ruffalo shows off Pinoy artist’s Hulk action figure made from recycled slippers

Mark Ruffalo shows off Pinoy artist’s Hulk action figure made from recycled slippers

Have you ever seen the Hulk posing with a miniature version of himself? On Saturday (Manila time), Hollywood star and environmental advocate Mark Ruffalo posted photos of a Hulk...

Sun, sand, surf: First teaser trailer to ‘Siargao’ movie released

Sun, sand, surf: First teaser trailer to ‘Siargao’ movie released

For those stuck at work and already counting down to the upcoming weekend, here’s a new film trailer that will transport you to one of the Philippines’ best surfing...

The Quezon City International Film Festival starts today; here are all the trailers of films showing

The Quezon City International Film Festival starts today; here are all the trailers of films showing

After the Cinemalaya Film Festival and the Pistang Pelikulang Pilipino last August, yet another local film festival is here. The Quezon City International Film Festival (QCinema),...

Filipino American comedian Jo Koy announces shows in Manila and Cebu

Filipino American comedian Jo Koy announces shows in Manila and Cebu

Filipino American stand-up comedian Jo Koy is coming back to the Philippines! Jo Koy announced he’ll be playing two shows in Manila and one in Cebu on his Facebook page...

Outstanding films shot on iPhone awarded at Power Mac Center’s ‘Cinemansanas’

Outstanding films shot on iPhone awarded at Power Mac Center’s ‘Cinemansanas’

Local film fans have new names to watch out for as premier Apple partner Power Mac Center awarded the bold, brave, and brilliant filmmakers who showcased their digital...


 

Coconuts Manila Arts

For reviews, previews and the latest happenings in the Manila arts scene, head on to the Coconuts Manila arts section. Manila is home to interesting Filipino artists who are more than willing to share their insights and creative process. We love chatting up with painters or film makers who give us a more in-depth look into their work. We also have listings of must-see exhibits, must-watch plays and must-catch gigs. The writers of Coconuts Manila are avid supporters of local artists, and we always try to spread the word about their work.