The Philippines had seen better days as a location destination. Boom time came in the '80s when movies like "Apocalypse Now," "Platoon" and "Born on the Fourth of July" used lush spots in the main…
The 2006-07 Metro Manila Film Festival presented its top prize to "Enteng Kabisote 3: The Legend Goes On and On," a comedy loosely derived from the TV series "Bewitched."
The Philippines Metro Manila Film Festival will kick off on Dec. 25 with a competition section down anywhere from one to nine films.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Weekend:$32.5M
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Weekend:$13.1M
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Weekend:$11.9M
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The Cable & Satellite Broadcasting Assn. of Asia, representing 110 cable TV companies, has filed 12 new copyright-infringement lawsuits against Maguindanao Skycable.
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