WHAT'S SYOWING THIS WEEK?

SCREENING SKEDS of what's in Iloilo Theaters this Week...
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[all screening skeds are subject to change without prior notice]

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The Fellowship of the Ring to screen at the UPV Cinematheque this week

Cinema Exmundo and the UPV Cinematheque presents a screening of the epic masterpiece "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" directed by Peter Jackson, on Sunday October 30, 2016 at 1:30 PM at the UPV Cinematheque, U.P Visayas, Iloilo City Campus, Infante Ave., Iloilo City. The event will be RSVP to confirm your seats, please send them an e-mail at cinemaexmundo@gmail.com or a text message at 09086790363 if you intend to go and watch it.[hit the jump to continue]

FDCP Cinematheque's SCREAMFEST 2016

In celebration of the Halloween season, the Cinematheque Iloilo presents a couple of scary films that will surely chill and thrill audiences. The Cinematheque's SCREAMFEST will run from October 27 to 30, 2016. Admission is only 50 pesos. The FDCP Cinematheque Iloilo is located at the B & C Square Bldg., Iznart-Solis Sts., Iloilo City. It is Iloilo's home of quality indie films and art films from the local and international cinema. [hit the jump to continue]

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Argentine Ambassador Graces the Cinematheque

[photo by atmos.ph]
The FDCP Cinematheque Iloilo has been having their Argentine Crime Films Festival this week, and last Wednesday October 19, 2016 was the festival's reception night which was graced by Ambassador Roberto Bosch, Ambassador of Argentina to the Philippines. The cocktails was followed by the screening of the film "The Secret in their Eyes".

Films of TM Malones Screened in Miag-ao

Last week, Armslength Productions, a university-based organization, hosted a special-screening of films by the respected Ilonggo Filmmaker T.M. Malones of Dark Media Creations "Sin-o ang Tiktik" and FDCP-produced "Salvi: Ang Pagpadayon" at Sulu Garden Miagao.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Screening Skeds This Week [Oct.19, 2016]

This week, we have the new Tom Cruise action movie, live-action adaptation of an animated series, and a unique romantic comedy. Check out what's new and opening this week on mainstream commercial cinemas.. [hit the jump to continue]

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The Films of Elvert Bañares to be screened at the Taboan 2016

In connection with the Iloilo Taboan 2016: West Visayan Literary Festival to be held on October 21-22 at the University of San Agustin, Casa Real Iloilo, and Cinematheque Iloilo, the event will feature a segment that will showcase the short films of contemporary filmmaker and CineKasimanwa festival director Prof. Elvert Bañares at FDCP Cinematheque Iloilo. [hit the jump to continue]

Monday, October 17, 2016

Argentine Crime Cinema at the Cinematheque this week

It's going to be Argentine Crime Cinema this week at the Iloilo Cinematheque, as it features five films of crime drama and mystery from Argentina. The FDCP Cinematheque Iloilo is located at the B & C Square Bldg., Iznart-Solis Sts., Iloilo City. It is Iloilo's home of quality indie films and art films from the local and international cinema. [hit the jump to continue]

Friday, October 14, 2016

Ilonggo Short Film Gets a Canadian and Korean Screening this October

Another success story for Ilonggo Cinema as Elvert Bañares' short film "Impas" will have a Philippine, Morean, Canadian and Western Visayan Premiere this month of October. [hit the jump to continue]

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Ilonggo Horror Films to Hit the QCinema Internationl Film Festival

Quezon City's QCinema Internationl Film Festival is happening this week, as it is scheduled October13 to 22, 2016, and it will be including some Ilonggo Films in its "Ilonggo Tales of Horror & Imagination". To those who can make it there, better mark your calendars for two nights of free screenings of five short films making their Philippine Premiere! [hit the jump to continue]

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Ang Babae Sa Likod Ng Mambabatok screens at the Cinematheque Iloilo

"Ang Babae sa Likod ng Mambabatok" will be replacing "Busong: Palawan Fate" for the screening of the Indigenous People films this week. The Indigenous' Peoples Month is a 3-day series which starts October 12 to 14, 2016. Admission is only P50. The FDCP Cinematheque Iloilo is located at the B & C Square Bldg., Iznart-Solis Sts., Iloilo City. It is Iloilo's home of quality indie films and art films from the local and international cinema. [hit the jump to continue]

Dick Israel Passes Away

Veteran actor Dick Israel passed away Tuesday night, actress Vivian Velez said. [hit the jump to continue]

Screening Skeds This Week [Oct.12, 2016]

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Coming Soon: Doctor Strange

It's no surprise that one of the most anticipated movies of 2016 is a Marvel superhero movie. And this time, it's not your usual superhero; coz this time we're dealing with a story that's more closer to the horror genre or horror-supernatural-fantasy genre. We're talking about the mysterious mystical tale of "Doctor Strange" which will come out in Philippine theaters October 26, 2016. [hit the jump to continue]

Monday, October 10, 2016

Monday, August 29, 2016

FDCP's "Make the Cut" Film Editing Workshop Project launched in Iloilo

Last week, the Film Development Council of the Philippines, in partnership with National Film Archives of the Philippines and Film ASEAN held a film editing workshop entitled "Make the Cut" at the FDCP Cinematheque Iloilo with award-winning filmmaker & film editor Tara Illenberger as the supervisor/lecturer of the workshop. [hit the jump to continue]

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The First Hiligaynon Movie Returns Home

The first-ever full length Hiligaynon film titled Ginauhaw Ako, Ginagutom Ako (I am Thirsty, I am Hungry) will be shown in Iloilo City on July 1, 2016 after a surviving copy was successfully restored in France. [hit the jump to continue]

Monday, June 20, 2016

Hollywood Actor Anton Yelchin Dies at 27

Truly shocking and terrible news today. Anton Yelchin, best known for playing Chekov in the Star Trek films, has died in a car accident at the age of 27. [hit the jump to continue]

Sunday, June 19, 2016

The Conjuring 2's Demon Nun Gets Spinoff Film

The Conjuring 2 opened last week and immediately destroyed its competing movies with flying sinister colors. And with its success, the people behind the film are pretty confident with announcing that a spinoff movie featuring the film's creepy demon nun antagonist is being planned. [hit the jump to continue]

Saturday, June 18, 2016

The World Premieres Film Festival at the Cinematheque this Week

The World Premieres Film Festival continues this week at the FDCP Cinematheque with a handful of wonderful films from around the world, namely; Chicas Paranoicas, Candlestick, Open Wound, Filosofi Kopi, and the WPFF 2015 Short Films, and on Saturday, the five-and-a-half-hour Lav Diaz film "Mula sa Kung Ano ang Noon" gets a screening. This set will run from June 21 till 26, 2016. The World Premieres Festival Films are free admission while "Mula sa Kung Ano and Noon" will have a 100 peso admission fee. [hit the jump to continue]

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Farewell to Max Laurel, Philippine Cinema's Zuma

The actor best-known for bringing Zuma to life has passed away. Actor Max Laurel, passed away last Saturday due to cardiac arrest. He was 71. [hit the jump to continue]

Monday, June 13, 2016

The Conjuring 2 Review

I just cant help but talk about the one movie that everybody has been talking about this week; The Conjuring 2! [hit the jump to continue]

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Ma' Rosa Gets July 6 Release Date

The award-winning film "Ma' Rosa" finally gets a scheduled Philippine release date which is to be set on July 6, 2016. It was originally set to be released as an entry to the Metro Manila Film Festival in December. [hit the jump to continue]

Friday, June 10, 2016

The Passion of the Christ getting a Sequel?

Mel Gibson and "Braveheart" writer Randall Wallace are working on a sequel to his 2004 film, "The PASSION OF THE CHRIST", which will chronicle Jesus' resurrection. [hit the jump to continue]

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Sacha Baron Cohen is Mandrake the Magician

Borat and Bruno comedy superstar Sacha Baron Cohen is going to be a superhero. Well, sort of. Cohen is set to be playing the title character in "Mandrake the Magician". [hit the jump to continue]

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Warcraft Review

Warcraft (alternatively known as Warcraft: The Beginning) is directed by Duncan Jones and written by Jones, Charles Leavitt and Chris Metzen. It stars Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Robert Kazinsky and Daniel Wu. [hit the jump to continue]

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Jaclyn Jose Wins Best Actress in Cannes

Another success for Philippine cinema as Jaclyn Jose won the best actress award at the 69th Cannes Film Festival. [hit the jump to continue]

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The Filmed Don Quixote at the FDCP Cinematheque

This week at the FDCP Cinematheque Iloilo, in honor of the famed author, Miguel de Cervantes who penned Don Quixote, Instituto Cervantes de Manila, the Embassy of Spain, and the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) have organized a special cycle of films inspired by Cervantes’s life and writings, entitled “The Filmed Don Quixote.” This includes the films: "Las Gallinas de Cervantes" by Alfredo Castellon,  "El Caballero Don Quijote" by Manuel Gutierrez Aragon, and "Don Quijote de la Mancha" by Rafael Gil. Admission is Free! [hit the jump to continue]

Monday, May 16, 2016

Shakedown in DC-Warner Bros. because of Batman V Superman Failure

There has been major reshufflings and re-adjustings over at Warner Bros. Pictures because of the disappointment over "Batman V Superman" which was expected to rake in billions so that it could keep up with the large investments the studio did in focusing on the film and its marketing. WB is now bent on making major changes in the management of DC Entertainment-centered films. [hit the jump to continue]

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Stellar Cast for The Hitman's Bodyguard

I'm guessing we wont be seeing a movie with Deadpool, Nick Fury, Commissioner Gordon and Elektra (yet). But Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman and Elodie Yung, along with Salma Hayek will be together in a film entitled "The Hitman's Bodyguard" which is an action comedy directed by Patrick Hughes (who directed "The Expendables 3" and "Red Hill") and written by Tom O'Connor. [hit the jump to continue]

Sunday, May 1, 2016

The Flash loses Director

Ever since "Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice" proved that it was a failure, Warner Brother's DC Cinematic Universe is just being demoralized bit by mortal bit. At first, it was "Wonder Woman" losing its first director over "creative differences", and now, the former director for "The Flash" has departed because of a similar fate. [hit the jump to continue]

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Alicia Vikander is the New Tomb Raider

For quite a while now, it's been known that "Tomb Raider" will be rebooted, and there was much speculation on who the new Lara Croft would be. Now, it's been announced that Alicia Vikander will be playing Lara Croft in the rebooted "Tomb Raider" movie. [hit the jump to continue]

Friday, April 29, 2016

Daisy Ridley is The Lost Wife

After "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" actress Daisy Ridley suddenly gained instant popularity. Now, Ridley is attached to lead "The Lost Wife", a drama set during the early days of World War II. Screenwriter Marc Klein (Serendipity) penned the adaptation, which is based on the novel of the same name by Alyson Richman. Producers Michelle Chydzik and Jeff Waxman are currently meeting with directors for this top-priority picture. Though no studio is currently attached, the plan is to shop the picture at Cannes. [hit the jump to continue]

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The Magnificent Seven Remake is Near

There are some remakes that get many of us all up and excited. This September, we will get to see the remake of the 1960 Western film classic "The Magnificent Seven" which also bears the same title, and is directed by "Training Day" director Antoine Fuqua, and stars Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Lee Byung-hun, Manuel Garcia Rulfo, Martin Sensmeier, Haley Bennett, Matt Bomer, and Peter Sarsgaard. [hit the jump to continue]

Monday, April 25, 2016

Asean Films at the FDCP Cinematheque this week

This week, the FDCP Cinematheque screens a handful of Asean Films among them; the beautiful Singaporean drama film "7 Letters" which is directed by seven different directors, the Malaysian horror film "Villa Nabila", the romantic drama "My Beloved Dearest", and "Above It All" from Laos. [hit the jump to continue]

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Bryan Cranston is The Infiltrator

Multi-awarded actor Bryan Cranston, whose popularity is still fresh off his Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in "Trumbo" and is widely known for his lead role in the TV series "Breaking Bad" is returning to the drug scene in "The Infiltrator" wherein he plays an undercover federal agent. The film is directed by Brad Furman and written by Ellen Brown Furman, based on the autobiography of the same name by Robert Mazur, a federal customs and excise agent. Mazur helps bust Pablo Escobar's money-laundering organization by using his alias, "Bob Musella". The film also stars Diane Kruger, Benjamin Bratt, John Leguizamo, and Amy Ryan. [hit the jump to continue]

Friday, April 8, 2016

Warcraft Character Posters Revealed

Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures have released a batch of new character posters from Duncan Jones' (MOON, SOURCE CODE) version of the upcoming film WARCRAFT, based on Blizzard Entertainment's uber-successful online role-playing game franchise. The film stars Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, and Rob Kazinsky. [hit the jump to check out the full pictures]

Star Wars: Rogue One First Teaser Trailer Is Out

The first teaser trailer for "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" has recently hit the web, and fans are rabidly anticipating this new movie. Keep in mind, this is not a continuation of "The Force Awakens". Check out the trailer after the jump...

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

John Wick: Chapter Two Synopsis Revealed

Summit Entertainment has recently unveiled the official synopsis for "John Wick: Chapter 2" which states: “Keanu Reeves returns in the sequel to the 2014 hit as legendary hitman John Wick who is forced to back out of retirement by a former associate plotting to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to help him, John travels to Rome where he squares off against some of the world’s deadliest killers." [hit the jump to continue]

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Ben Affleck Writing (And Possibly Directing) A Stand-Alone Batman Movie

Ben Affleck may be set to direct his own stand-alone Batman movie. And he has recently finished a script for it. The only redeeming factor of the movie is that it showed everybody that Ben Affleck is able to portray Batman in an awesome manner that really makes the role perfect for him. Affleck is an Academy Award Winning Writer and is himself a great director with films such as "Gone Baby Gone", "The Town", and "Argo". And all this is why we should be excited for this news. [hit the jump to continue]

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Paul McCartney joins the Pirates of the Caribbean

Looks like an unusual player is going to join the latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie, and its going to be a Beatle. Paul McCartney has joined the film "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales", and will therefore be a part of the series canon. [hit the jump to continue]

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

SWAP Screens at the FDCP Cinematheque

This week, the FDCP Cinematheque screens the thrilling crime drama film "Swap” by Cebuano filmmaker Remton Zuasola, about a kidnapped baby and the shocking demand from its kidnappers. The film will screen from March 29 to April 3, 2016 (Tuesday to Thursday 3:30 PM & 5:30 PM, Friday 1:30, & 5:30 PM, Saturday 3:30 PM & Sunday 1:30 PM). FDCP Cinematheque Iloilo is located at the B & C Square Bldg., Iznart-Solis Sts., Iloilo City. It is Iloilo's home of quality indie films and art films from the local and international cinema. Admission is only P 50. [hit the jump to continue]

Friday, March 25, 2016

Wonder Woman Movie Revealed in New Photos

Warner Bros has released a brand new still from the upcoming Wonder Woman solo film. In a move that some think is both an attempt to capitalize on her current popularity, and potentially to distract fans from the critical bashing that BvS is taking, the studio released the image through Entertainment Weekly- which they own. The photo features Gal Gadot, flanked by the Amazon warriors that trained her- played by Robin Wright, Connie Nielsen, and Lisa Loven Kongsli. [hit the jump to continue]

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis Screens in Iloilo [updated March 23, 2016]

The controversial 8-hour epic film by Lav Diaz "Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis" is set to have a screening at the FDCP Cinematheque Iloilo this March 26, 2015 Saturday. The screening is scheduled at 10:00 AM with 30 minutes break every three hours. Admission fee is at P200. For reservations please text 09998821667. UPDATE 3/22/2016: Robinsons Movieworld (sked: 1:20 PM) & SM Cinema (sked: 12:30 PM) have confirmed screenings as well [hit the jump to continue]

Monday, March 21, 2016

Bambanti Screens at the FDCP Cinematheque

This week, the FDCP Cinematheque screens the Brillante Mendoza produced, Zig M. Dulay written and directed film "Bambanti" which stars Alessandra de Rossi, Shamaine Buencamino, Micko Laurente, and Julio Diaz. It recently won the Best Indie Movie, Indie Director, Production Design, Child Performer, and Original Theme Song at the PMPC Star Awards, it also won the Best Film Award at the Brussels Film Festival, and its lead child star Micko Laurente the Best Actor at the International Children's Film Festival in India last November. The film will screen from March 22 and 23, 2016 (3:30 PM & 5:30 PM). FDCP Cinematheque Iloilo is located at the B & C Square Bldg., Iznart-Solis Sts., Iloilo City. It is Iloilo's home of quality indie films and art films from the local and international cinema. Admission is only P 50. [hit the jump to continue]

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Indiana Jones Set To Return July 2019

Guess who will be whipping back to the screen? It's Indiana Jones who will back with a new movie, and a release date has been set for official release on July 19, 2019! [hit the jump to continue]

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Ben-Hur Screens at the UPV Cinematheque

Cinema Exmundo and the UPV Cinematheque presents a screening of the 1959 epic masterpiece "Ben-Hur" this coming March 20, 2016 Sunday, 2:00 PM at the UPV Cinematheque, U.P Visayas, Iloilo City Campus, Infante Ave., Iloilo City. The event will be RSVP to confirm your seats, please send them an e-mail at cinemaexmundo@gmail.com or a text message at 09086790363 if you intend to go and watch it.[hit the jump to continue]

Monday, March 14, 2016

Ganap Na Babae screens at the FDCP Cinematheque

In celebration of Women's Month, the FDCP Cinematheque screens this week the film "Ganap na Babae” which is a film for women made by women directors: Rica Arevalo, Ellen Ramos and Sarah Roxas. A prostitute, two sisters, and a widow come together to tell their stories about womanhood. The film will screen from March 15 to 20, 2016 (Tuesday to Thursday 3:30 PM & 5:30 PM, Friday 1:30, 3:30, & 5:30 PM, and Saturday & Sunday 1:30 & 3:30 PM). FDCP Cinematheque Iloilo is located at the B & C Square Bldg., Iznart-Solis Sts., Iloilo City. It is Iloilo's home of quality indie films and art films from the local and international cinema. Admission is only P 50. [hit the jump to continue]

Friday, March 11, 2016

The Venom Movie which will not be part of the Marvel Universe

Venom will be having his own movie. And it will not be part of the Marvel-parternship-with-Sony deal. Meaning: it will not be on the same universe as the upcoming Civil War and other Marvel Universe movies. [hit the jump to continue]

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