A Philippine film has earned praises in a prestigious international film festival in Chicago, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). “Muro Ami,” which is included in the International Film Festival at the Chicago Cultural Center from May 4 to Sept. 24, received roaring applause and standing ovations from the audience during its screening, the DFA said.
- 15 July 2011
A custodian at a zoo winds up in a tizzy over women and talking animals in Zookeeper, a mildly amusing film from Columbia Pictures now trying to stir up business at the Empire Oakridge Cinemas, Empire Studio 12, Colossus and Famous Players theatres around B.C.
- 02 July 2011
Rites of passage come under the gun big time in Bridesmaids, a riotous affair from Universal Pictures still firing up audiences at The International Village Cinemas, Fifth Avenue Cinemas, Colossus and Cineplex Odeon Theatres around B.C. First came The Hangover a bit over a year ago.
- 02 July 2011
Filipino Canadians to see classic, award-winning films on 3-day festival. VANCOUVER,BC. The Sineng Pambansa Film Festival, a program thrust of the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) was launched at the recent 2011 Philippine Day celebration at the Waterfront Park, North Vancouver, opening the gateway to the exposition of award-winning films for Filipino Canadians to experience.
- 16 June 2011
A group of friends learns how to cope in Little White Lies, an insightful drama from Maple Pictures now showing at the International Village Cinemas in downtown Vancouver. Holidays are meant to be enjoyed. People go away often to get away from it all. Rest and relaxation can be good therapy too. One French family learns the hard way about themselves in Little White Lies, a hard-edged drama full of subtle but super performances from a cast of talented actors.
- 27 May 2011
Dreamworks Animation may not have the same track record as Disney Pixar in terms of the quality of their movies, but they sure have been giving it the good ol’ college try. With titles like KUNG FU PANDA and HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON Dreamworks has proven they can churn out high quality family entertainment that has some visually striking animation both in the small details and in some exciting action sequences. KUNG FU PANDA 2 continues that level of entertainment and maintains a level of humor that both kids and adults can enjoy and also boasts some impressive action sequences.
- 12 May 2011
Sly humour and slapstick fun provide lots of ammunition in Potiche, a raucous import from France and E One films now hitting your funny bone at the Fifth Avenue Cinemas. Mistaken identities and family conflict are at the heart of Potishce. Told in French with English titles this film can be classified as a throwback to the old romantic comedies much akin to those made by Rock Hudson and Sandra Dee during the 1960s – namely light and fluffy.