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Women Characters Have Each Others' Backs in "Escape Room"

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Teamwork is very important in solving puzzles in escape rooms. In Columbia Pictures’ new suspense thriller Escape Room, the only two women in the group tasked to solve the mysteries defy pop culture stereotypes by working well together instead of competing against each other.
(Watch the trailer at YouTube: https://youtu.be/ZhZFiMFH4Yc.)
“I think so many genre films pit women against each other, they get catty and competitive, especially over the boys,” says Deborah Ann Woll, who plays Amanda, an army infantry woman who was wounded in action during an IED explosion and now lives with ongoing trauma.
The young actress, known for her fan-favorite roles in Marvel’s Daredevil and True Blood, says part of the reason she enjoyed making the film is the relationship between the two women in the group. “I love that this was a story about women who are allies, who find strength in one another and are different, distinct people.”
To play a veteran of war, Woll’s research involved visiting forum board…

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Emma Stone In The Midst Of A Royal Love Triangle In Award-Winning “THE FAVOURITE”

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Reimagining period films for today’s audience, the multi-awarded “The Favourite” directed by Yorgos Lanthimos breaks the tropes in the genre as it introduces the audience into Queen Anne’s (Olivia Colman) unusual reign, England’s least known ruler who has suffered from health problems throughout her life. By the time she became Queen in 1702, she was already stricken with gout, leading to a largely sedentary lifestyle and subsequent overall decline in her health.

Siargao surfers win Coca-Cola Barkada Award for instilling value of education, environmental protection

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Siargao has witnessed a major spike in tourism in recent years because of avid Filipino and foreign surfers flocking to the surfing capital. Because of this, many local children have also developed a passion for the water sport. Seeing this desire among the local youth, a group of dedicated individuals were inspired to put up the Sun Crew, using surfing as a tool to make a positive change in the lives of the island’s locals.   
At the 16th Ten Accomplished Youth Organization (TAYO) Awards, the Sun Crew was recognized as one of the main winners and was honored with the Coke Barkada Award for its innovative programs that have empowered local children and communities to build a brighter future and play a key role in protecting the environment.
Wemar Bonono, Sun Crew manager and co-founder, shared that his inspiration behind establishing the organization was to help the local children, especially because of his own experiences growing up in the island. At 14, Wemar dropped out of school and…

How To Train Your Dragon 3 The Hidden World - The Fitting Finale?

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After almost a decade, the successful film franchise of How To Train Your Dragon will finally have its conclusion with The Hidden World. Based on the series of book by Cressida Cowell, the franchise has also produced TV and streaming series that complemented the films. Now that everything is coming to place, it is fitting for it close with a epic ending.

Hiccup and Toothless has been the best buds throughout the years and seems inseparable. But they do need to grow up and make a bold move to save the village and the dragons who are still constantly hunted. This time they will face Grimmel who aims to get rid of all dragons.

The movie has progressed from the goal of befriending dragons to save and train them in their town of Berk. Hiccup has also grown drastically with the events of the last film. Though it is still OK if you haven't watched the filler episodes which are mainly for side entertainment and added detail to them.

We also get to see Toothless' love interest the Light F…

#MegaGandaAngBuhay MEGA Sardines’ ‘First Day’ delivers a mega dose of ‘kilig’

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Do you still remember your first day at your very first job?
In the wake of its first two viral videos “Adulting” and “Tipidity,” MEGA Sardines, the Number 1 sardines brand in the Philippines, treads lightly into 2019 with “First Day,” its third short film under its #MegaGandaAngBuhay trilogy.
“First Day” tells the story of Joseph, an idealistic, fresh-out-of-college young man from Cebu (played by Jindric Macapagal) who is caught in an awkward situation on his first day at work in a Makati office.

New Spooky Posters Up for "Us," "Pet Sematary"

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Two of the year’s most highly anticipated horror thrillers have launched their brand new posters: Universal Pictures’ Us, the new nightmare from the mind of Academy Award Winner Jordan Peele, (Get Out); and Paramount Picures’ Pet Sematary, based on Stephen King's terrifying novel. 
Check out the one-sheet artworks below and watch Us in Philippine cinemas March 20, and Pet Sematary on April 03.
Us and Pet Sematary are distributed in the Philippines by United International Pictures through Columbia Pictures.  Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/uipmoviesph/ ; Twitter at https://twitter.com/uipmoviesph  and Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/uipmoviesph/. Use the hashtags #UsMovie and #PetSematary.

A World Without Beatles Songs in "Yesterday" Trailer

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Yesterday, everyone knew The Beatles.  Today, only Jack remembers their songs. And he’s about to become a very big deal. Watch the brand new trailer for Universal Pictures’ new comedy Yesterday from the Oscar-winning director of Slumdog Millionaire.
YouTube: https://youtu.be/S8FmtPKv1cY
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uipmoviesph/videos/2116431428411427/
From Academy Award®-winning director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, Trainspotting, 28 Days Later) and Richard Curtis, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter of Four Weddings and a Funeral, Love Actually and Notting Hill, comes a rock-n-roll comedy about music, dreams, friendship, and the long and winding road that leads to the love of your life.