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JCI Mandaue’s Rogue One, A Star Wars Story Movie Night

Last week, JCI Mandaue held a fundraising movie event at Robinsons Galleria Cebu. The non-profit organization sold Rogue One, A Star Wars Story movie tickets to raise a scholarship fund for out-of-school youth (OSY) in Mandaue. As a member of JCI Mandaue and a strong believer of the youth, Patrick Achache decided to help by […]

Cannes 2016 Happenings

Last week, cinema’s most esteemed annual event Cannes film festival began. The glitzy festival welcomed the brightest stars, established filmmakers, and guests from all over the world. Despite the feeling that Cannes is so quiet this year, the most anticipated films still delivered; Jodie Foster’s Money Monster received a 4-minute standing ovation. (more…)

A nearly 4-minute standing ovation for “Money Monster” at the 2016 Cannes Day 2

(From Maverickeye) On Thursday evening, Jodie Foster’s Money Monster premiered at the 69th Cannes film festival. The financial thriller which stars George Clooney, Julia Roberts and Jack O’Connell received a standing ovation that lasted nearly four minutes, making the leads teary for the audience’s warm reception. (more…)

France sets stricter security measures for the 69th Cannes film festival

(From Maverickeye) This year’s Cannes film festival has become uneasy for everyone since the state of emergency that France has been under due to Islamic State or Iraq and Syria (ISIS) attacks that killed around one hundred thirty (130) people. In November, ISIS attacked different parts of Paris’ entertainment venues including cafes, Bataclan concert hall […]

FILMART 2016: Swen Group International acquires “The Bittersweet” starring Lee Min-ho

(From Maverickeye) A Chinese action thriller titled “The Bittersweet” was acquired by Swen Group International. The Miami-based distributor got multi-territory rights, particularly for Latin America, North America, and most of Europe; and Hong Kong-based Fame Universal will handle sales. The film casts Korean singer-actor Lee Min-ho and Zhu Xuan (Yonfan’s “Prince of Tears”). To elevate […]

Taiwan-based production firm launches int’l sales operation at FILMART

(From Maverickeye) MandarinVision launches its own international sales operations. This week, the Taiwan-based production firm is unleashing 2 comedy films called “Ace of Sales” and “Godspeed” at the FILMART. Ace of Sales is a light-hearted comedy about a young female home shopping host who becomes the top sales person while she got held hostage during […]

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