Seeing the movie’s title among the list of movie available for streaming on Netflix stirred my curiousity. Eerie, released by Star Cinema and directed by Mikhail Red, seemed prepped to be a hit. Well, not a big hit, it was, but it did stay a couple of weeks in cinemas, thanks to the effective promotions by the film company's TV network.
For a showbiz newbie, like Javi Benitez, achieving stardom in such a short time is, indeed, a tough act. Yet, it seems getting there would be an easy ride for the son of former Negros Occidental Congressman Alfredo “Albie” Benitez.
Superstar Nora Aunor is busier than ever, even in the midst of this rainy monsoon weather. In Cavite, weathering the stormy weather, she is shooting a potential MMFF entry, Isa Pang Bahaghari with Joel Lamangan at the helm. Harlene Bautista’s Heaven’s Best Entertainment is underwriting the production.
If you say there’s indeed beauty in pain, you must be some kind of a masochist. Yet, laywer-turned-producer-turned-director Joji Villanueva Alonso expresses that kind of feeling in her full-length debut film that she calls in French Belle Doleur or Beautiful Pain.