News: Two Filipino Box-Office Hits to Open in US and Canada!

"English Only, Please" opens February 20, 2015!

"English Only, Please" is a Filipino romantic-comedy film directed by Dan Villegas and starring Jennylyn Mercado and Derek Ramsay. Produced by Heaven's Best Entertainment and Quantum Films, it was an official entry to the 40th Metro Manila Film Festival and won 7 awards including Best Picture (2nd), Best Actress, Best Actor and Best Director. The movie also grossed nearly Php200 million to date - making it the most successful Filipino movie in recent memory.

The movie tells the charming story of an American named Julian Parker who comes to Manila from New York with a very specific agenda: to write an angry letter in Tagalog to his ex-girlfriend with the help of a perky Filipino-English tutor he hired online. The tutor, Tere Madlansacay, a top-notch Filipino-English tutor is strict and feisty and takes pride in what she does even if her lovelife is in shambles as well. Their meeting would be the beginning of something new to both of them.

"The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin" opens January 30, 2015!

"The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin", the top-grossing Filipino film of all time (grossing Php435 million as of January 14, 2015) will open in over 40 theatres in U.S. and in Canada starting January 30.

A sequel to the 2011 hit, "The Unkabogable Praybeyt Benjamin", this action-comedy returns with the dynamic actor-director duo of Wenn Deramas and Vice Ganda. In this installment, Praybeyt Benjamin is promoted to colonel and has become an international superstar after defeating terrorists and saving the world from a zombie attack.Once simple and humble, he allows success to get into his head and after making a fatal mistake in one mission by disobeying his new commanding officer, Benjamin is subjected to disciplinary action: A new mission to gain the confidence of the General's brat kid and extract from the General's estranged child information on the secret locations of three active terrorist bombs planted in the country.

Joining Vice Ganda in the cast are Richard Yap, James "Bimby" Aquino-Yap, Alex Gonzaga, Tom Rodriguez, Eddie Garcia, Al Tantay, Vandolph Quizon, Nikki Valdez, Kean Cipriano, Anja Aguilar, DJ Durano, Ricky Rivero, Dennis Padilla, Malou de Guzman, Abby Bautista, Rhed Bustamante and delightful surprise appearances by famous celebrities.

Note: Both movies will be shown with English subtitles. 

See you at the movies!

Raymond Lo

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