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STAR CINEMA scored 13 NOMINATIONS in 27th PMPC Star Awards for Movies!

The Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC) recently announced its roster of nominations for the 27th PMPC Star Awards for Movies. Star Cinema Scored the highest number of nomination followed by Sigwa. Here are the complete list of nominees.

Movie of the Year
Emir (Film Development Council of the Philippines)
Here Comes The Bride (Star Cinema/Quantum Films/OctoArts Films)
Rosario (Cinemabuhay International/Studio5)
Sa ‘Yo Lamang (Star Cinema)
Shake, Rattle & Roll 12 “Punerarya” (Regal Entertainment, Inc.)
Ang Tanging Ina Mo, Last Na ‘To (Star Cinema)

Digital Movie of the Year
Donor (Spark Films)
Mayohan (Cinemalaya Foundation Inc./Alpha Dog Productions)
Muli (MJM Peoductions)
Senior Year (Digitang Studios/Metric Films)
Sigwa (Beginnings Twenty Plus Production/Sineng Totoo Production/Star Express)
Tarima (Bluegold Productions)
The Red Shoes (Unitel Productions/Unico Entertainment)

Movie Actress of the Year
Bea Alonzo (Sa ‘Yo Lamang)
Anne Curtis (In Your Eyes)
Ai-Ai delas Alas (Ang Tanging Ina Mo, Last Na ‘To)
Angelica Panganiban (Here Comes The Bride)
Lovi Poe (Mayohan)
Lorna Tolentino (Sa ‘Yo Lamang)
Dawn Zulueta (Sigwa)

Movie Actor of the Year
John Lloyd Cruz (Miss You Like Crazy)
Christopher de Leon (Sa ‘Yo Lamang)
Baron Geisler (Donor)
Coco Martin (Noy)
Yul Servo (Rosario)
Fanny Serrano (Tarima)

Movie Director of the Year

Wenn Deramas (Ang Tanging Ina Mo, Last Na ‘To)
Laurice Guillen (Sa ‘Yo Lamang)
Alberto Martinez (Rosario)
Chris Martinez (Here Comes The Bride)
Chito Rono (Emir)
Jerrold Tarrog (Shake, Rattle & Roll 12 “Punerarya”)

Digital Movie Director of the Year
Adolf Alix (Muli)
Joel Lamangan (Sigwa)
Mark Meily (Donor)
Dan Villegas (Mayohan)
Neal Tan (Tarima)
Jerrold Tarrog (Senior Year)
Raul Jorolan (The Red Shoes)

Movie Supporting Actress of the Year
Gina Alajar (Sigwa)
Rustica Carpio (Tarima)
Eugene Domingo (Ang Tanging Ina Mo, Last Na ‘To)
Dulce (Emir)
Zsa Zsa Padilla (Sigwa)
Gloria Romero (Tarima)

Movie Supporting Actor of the Year
Tirso Cruz III (Sigwa)

Enchong Dee (Sa ‘Yo Lamang)
Allen Dizon (Sigwa)
Emilio Garcia (Rekrut)
Sid Lucero (Rosario)
Coco Martin (Sa ‘Yo Lamang)

Movie Child Performer of the Year
Nash Aguas (Shake, Rattle & Roll 12 “Punerarya”)
Elijah Alejo (Shake, Rattle & Roll 12 “Manyika”)
Mahdi Yazdian Barjani (Emir)
Abby Bautista (Petrang Kabayo)
Timothy Chan (Here Comes The Bride)
Xyriel Manabat (Ang Tanging Ina Mo, Last Na ‘To)
Jillian Ward (Si Agimat at Si Enteng Kabisote)

New Movie Actress of the Year
Carla Abellana (Shake, Rattle & Roll 12 “Punerarya”)
Melai Cantiveros (I Do)
Frencheska Farr (Emir)
Sam Pinto (Si Agimat at Si Enteng Kabisote)
Gwen Zamora (Si Agimat at Si Enteng Kabisote)

New Movie Actor of the Year
Sam Concepcion (Cinco “Braso”)
Martin del Rosario (Dagim)
Robi Domingo (Cinco “Braso”)
Mohammed Ibrahim (Happy Land)
Xian Lim (Two Funerals)
Tom Rodriguez (Here Comes The Bride)
Rocky Salumbides (Tarima)

Movie Original Screenplay of the Year
Aloy Adlawan and Onay Sales (Shake, Rattle & Roll 12 “Punerarya”)
Mel Mendoza-Del Rosario (Ang Tanging Ina Mo, Last Na ‘To)
Elmer Gatchalian (Rosario)
Jerry Gracio (Emir)
Ricardo Lee, Karen Ramos, Ralph Jacinto Quiblat (Sa ‘Yo Lamang)
Chris Martinez (Here Comes the Bride)

Digital Movie Screenplay of the Year
Bonifacio Ilagan Jr. (Sigwa)
James Ladioray (The Red Shoes)
Jerry Gracio (Muli)
Mark Meily (Donor)
Paul Sta. Ana (Mayohan)
Neal Tan (Tarima)
Jerrold Tarog (Senior Year)

Movie Editor of the Year
Marya Ignacio (Ang Tanging Ina Mo, Last Na ‘To)
Efren Jarlego (Sa ‘Yo Lamang)
Ike Veneracion (Here Comes the Bride)
Jerrold Tarrog (Emir)
Anthony L. John Wong (Emir)
Tara Illenberger (I’ll Be There)

Digital Movie Editor of the Year
Edesel Abesamis, Maui Mauricio, and Mai Dionisio (Happy Land)
Bebs Gothia (Sigwa)
Rocky Kho (Tarima)
Neil Sayno, Mark Pandy, and Mark Meily (Donor)
Jerrold Tarrog (Senior Year)
Jesson Yap (Mayohan)

Movie Production Designer of the Year
Jesse Bueno and Ruben Arthur Nicdao (Si Agimat at Si Enteng Kabisote)
Adelina Leung (Here Comes The Bride)
Joey Luna and Miki Hahn (Rosario)
Edgar Martin Littaua (Sa ‘Yo Lamang)
Benjamin Padero (Shake, Rattle & Roll 12 “Punerarya”)
Digo Ricio (Emir)

Digital Movie Production Designer of the Year
Gerry Santos (Muli)
Bella Herrero (Ang Paglilitis Kay Andres Bonifacio)
Edgar Martin Littaua (Sigwa)
Benjamin Padero (Senior Year)
Aped Santos (Donor)
Adrian Torres (Ishmael)

Movie Cinematographer of the Year
Rodolfo Aves Jr (Here Comes The Bride)
Lee Briones Meily (Sa ‘Yo Lamang)
Neil Daza (Emir)
Mackie Galvez (Shake, Rattle & Roll 12 “Punerarya”)
Carlo Mendoza (Rosario)
Manuel Teehankee (Miss You Like Crazy)

Digital Movie Cinematographer of the Year
Jay Abello (Donor)
Ike avellana (The Red Shoes)
Albert Banzon (Muli)
Arvin Bustos (Tarima)
Monino S. Duque (Sigwa) ;
Dan Villegas (Mayohan)

Movie Musical Scorer of the Year
Albert Chang (Rosario)
Von de Guzman (Sa ‘Yo Lamang)
Jessie Lasaten (Ang Tanging Ina Mo, Last Na ‘To)
Jessie Lasaten (Miss You Like Crazy)
Jesse Lucas (I’ll Be There)
Josefino Chino Toledo (Emir)

Digital Movie Musical Scorer of the Year
Sherwyn Castillo (Tarima)
Jessie Lasaten (The Red Shoes)
Lucien Letaba (Sigwa)
Mark Meily (Donor)
Jerrold Tarog (Senior Year)
Emerzon Texon (Mayohan)

Movie Sound Engineer of the Year
Albert Michael Idioma (Dalaw)
Albert Michael Idioma (Sa ‘Yo Lamang)
Mike Idioma (Emir)
Albert Michael Idioma (Here Comes the Bride)
Warren Santiago (Rosario)
Jerrold Tarog (Shake, Rattle & Roll 12 “Punerarya”)

Digital Movie Sound Engineer of the Year
Ditoy Aguila (Ishmael)
Albert Michael Idioma (Donor)
Emmanuel Nolet Clemente (The Red Shoes)
Alfredo “Dodoy” Ongleo (Sigwa)
Jerrold Tarog (Senior Year)
Junel Valencia, Mark Locsin, and Ditoy Aguila (Muli)

Movie Original Theme Song of the Year
“Bakit Ako Naririto?” (Emir) – Composed by Gary Granada, Interpreted by Frencheska Farr
“Kabayozong” (Petrang Kabayo) – Composed by Edwin Marollano, Interpreted by Vice Ganda
“Super Inday” (Super Inday and the Golden Bibe) – Composed by Robert Javier, Interpreted by Jacq Dionisio

Digital Movie Original Theme Song of the Year“Bawat Hakbang” (The Red Shoes) – Composed by Divine Gil Reyes and Dan Gil, Interpreted by Nikki Gil
“Hiwaga” (Mayohan) – Composed by Paul Yap, Interpreted by Up Dharma Down
“Kahapon” (Senior Year) – Composed and interpreted by Johnny Danao
“Lukso ng Dugo” (Sigwa) – Composed by Bonifacio Ilagan Jr., Interpreted by Ayen Laurel and Dessa Ilagan
“Muli” (Muli) – Composed by Jimmy Antiporda, Dingdong Avanzado and Noel Ferrer, Interpreted by Dingdong Avanzado
“Napapagod Din Ang puso” (Tarima) – Composed by Sherwyn Castillo, Interpreted by MJ Ringo


STAR CINEMA: MY AMNESIA GIRL (November 24, 2010)

STAR CINEMA LATEST OFFERING: My Amnesia Girl” is a story of love that knows no boundaries defying time and place and even memories starring John Lloyd Cruz and Toni Gonzaga. Directed by icon Cathy Garcia-Molina, it will also feature comebacking actor Carlos Agassi, Ketchup Eusebio and Ronnie Lazaro.





Perceptive moviegoers have discovered that the movie “And I Love You So” is not screening in SM Cinemas which opens today.

For the first time, Star Cinema did not hold the premiere at SM Cinema, usually Cinema 10 of Mega Mall. And I Love You So, the Bea Alonzo starrer with Sam Milby and Derek Ramsay as directed by Laurenti Dyogi premiered in Trinoma last night. It might look just like a change of venue but it’s more than that. There’s a big problem between Star Cinema and SM Cinema according to a reliable STIR source.

It involves computation and delayed remittance of Star Cinema’s share which it has been complaining since 2003. According to STIR’s source, SM Cinema promised to settle the problem involving millions of pesos but it has not done so until this deadline. Thus, Star Cinema’s decision not to screen And I Love You So in SM cinemas.

SM Cinemas had complained about the change of venue of And I Love You So premiere.

But the film’s opening pushes through today. There’s no problem. It’s still opening in over 100 theaters nationwide and Robinsons and Ayala theaters fully support the movie’s opening.n and delayed remittance of Star Cinema’s share which it has been complaining since 2003. According to STIR’s source, SM Cinema promised to settle the problem involving millions of pesos but it has not done so until this deadline. Thus, Star Cinema’s decision not to screen And I Love You So in SM cinemas.



Robinsons Pioneer (Mandaluyong)
Robinsons Ermita (Manila)
Robinsons Metro East (Pasig)
Robinsons Galleria (Quezon City)
Robinsons Novaliches (Quezon City)
Robinsons Pampanga (San Fernando)
Robinsons Angeles (Angeles City)
Robinsons Lipa (Lipa City Batangas)
Robinsons Damariñas (Damariñas Cavite)
Robinsons Cinema (Imus Cavite)
Robinsons Movieworld (Sta. Rosa Laguna)
Robinsons Iloilo (Iloilo City)
Robinsons Bacolod (Bacolod)
Robinsons Tacloban (Tacloban)
NCCC (Davao)


Alabang Town Center (Alabang)
Glorietta 4 (Makati)
Greenbelt 1 (Makati)
Greenbelt 3 (Makati)
Market Market (Taguig)
Trinoma (Quezon City)
Ayala Center Cebu (Cebu City)


Sta. Lucia East (Cainta)
Power Plant (Makati)
Greenhills (San Juan)
Magic Star (Tarlac)
Mega Center (Cabanatuan City)
Sunstar (Sta. Cruz Laguna)
Screenville (Tagbilaran City)
KCC (General Santos City)
KCC (Marbel)


Bluewave Cinema (Marikina)
Eastwood (Quezon City)
Waltermart-Munoz (Quezon City)
Filinvest (Alabang)
Shangri-La (Mandaluyong)
Waltermart-Makati (Makati)
Cash & Carry (Makati)
Cinemagix-Urdaneta (Urdaneta)
Waltermart-Calamba (Calamba)
Waltermart-Plaridel (Plaridel)
Waltermart (Sta. Maria Bulacan)
Cinerama-Manila (Manila)
Gateway (Quezon City)
Alimall (Quezon City)
Market Place (Mandaluyong)
Starmall (Mandaluyong)
Metropolis (Alabang)
Cinemagic-Lucena (Lucena)
Gaisano-Iloilo (Iloilo)
Gaisano Cineplex (Cebu)
Jade-Angeles (Angeles)
Lianas Cinema-Calamba (Calamba)
Mega Center-Balanga (Balanga)
Mega Center-Cabanatuan (Cabanatuan)
NE Pacific-Cabanatuan (Cabanatuan)
Center Mall (Baguio)





transformers-revenge-of-the-fallenDespite success of Star Cinema’s YOU CHANGED MY LIFE last February, Transformer supremacy leads the race as it earned more than 300,000,000.00 million mark here in the Philippines’ Box office ranking. This led to end of the four-month YOU CHANGED MY LIFE record earning 230,000,000.00 million pesos. As transformer still showing in the country, publicist and critics are expecting this gross to become one of the historical box office in the country.

Star Cinema vowed to the success of Transformer’s success yet the claim for the Box Office King again will be crowned to John Lloyd Cruz. Another Bea Alonzo Movie to be shown this August are expected to create tension on the Top 12 spot in the list.

Here are the Top Yearly Box Office as of this weekend:

1 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen UIP $6,000,709 6/24
2 You Changed My Life Star Cin. $4,724,411 2/25

3 Angels & Demons Sony $2,532,881 5/13
4 BFF (Best Friends Forever) Star Cin. $2,255,048 5/13
5 X-Men Origins: Wolverine WB $2,049,825 4/30

6 Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins Sony $1,977,183 5/27
7 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Fox $1,786,437 5/22
8 Tenement 2 Star Cin. $1,781,793 4/11
9 Underworld: Rise of the Lycans n/a $1,671,121 1/23
10 Fast and Furious UIP $1,664,302 4/2
11 Love Me Again n/a $1,418,466 1/15
12 When I Met U n/a $1,325,400 2/11

source box office mojo.



On its 16th anniversary, Star Cinema proudly brings an extra-ordinary story of everlasting love…

…a love that tells us not to be afraid to fall in love again…and again.

And I Love You So is an upcoming romantic drama starring Derek Ramsay, Sam Milby and Bea Alonzo.

Synopsis: Lara (Bea Alonzo), a preschool teacher and owner, is widowed five months after she married her boyfriend of five years, Oliver (Derek Ramsay). Several months after his death, she meets Chris (Sam Milby), a young man also suffering from the loss of his spouse. They become friends and help each other move on. But as their friendship grows, their unmistakable attraction for each other grows.

And I Love You So also stars Candy Pangilinan, Nikki Gil and Coney Reyes. Directed by Laurenti Dyogi, And I Love You So is showing in cinemas nationwide on August 12, 2009.

This is the 6th Star Cinema movie for this year and surely August payday will make this debut another box office hit.

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As of June 8, 2009, Angels and Demons ranked # 3 in the box office Title after its released last May 13, 2009. On the other hand, Star Cinema Best friends forever gross over 80 Million PHP (still Showing) beating other 70 films shown since the start of the year. X-Men Origins, despite its leak on raw unedited film, Ranked #2 in the Philippines’ Box Office Films with more than 90 million peso gross.

You Changed My Life Star Cin. $4,724,411 2/25
2 X-Men Origins: Wolverine WB $2,020,099 4/30
3 Angels & Demons Sony $1,873,200 5/13
4 Tenement 2 Star Cin. $1,781,793 4/11
5 BFF (Best Friends Forever) Star Cin. $1,743,058 5/13

Another Star Cinema Horror flick completed the top 5 box office films. Tenement 2 starring Ms. Maricel Soriano Ranked No. 4 in the list. 3 out of 5 films in the top are Filipino films and are produced by Star Cinema. As of this date, nothing still beats the Box office records for YOU Change My Life by earning more than 212 million ++ elevating the film to the all time box office hit in the Philippine Cinema.

The top list are expected to be moved at the last quarter of this year as more sequel and upcoming big movie will be released at the end of 3rd quarter. Twilight Saga “New Moon” is anticipated film that will replace the number 1 spot considering its phenomenon hit written by Stephenie Meyer.

Piolo Pascual and Angel Locsin’s Love Me Again by Star Cinema ranked no 8 in the list completing all StarCinema released to be included in the top 10 as of June 2009. It was then followed by “When I Met You” by GMA films.

The following are the complete list of the box office hits as of June 2009 ranked by Box Office MOJO.

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Top-grossing Pinoy movie FOR 2008

Here’s the final verdict: A Very Special Love is the Top-grossing Pinoy movie while Twilight is the Top-grossing Hollywood movie for 2008.
Check out our final rankings after the jump.


1. A VERY SPECIAL LOVE – P179.23 million
(Star Cinema/Viva Films)

2. ANG TANGING INA N’YONG LAHAT – P177 million –
(Star Cinema)

3. CAREGIVER – P139.54 million
(Star Cinema)

4. FOR THE FIRST TIME – P134.7 million
(Star Cinema)
5. ISKUL BUKOL…20 YEARS AFTER – P107 million

(GMA Films/Regal Films)
7. DOBOL TROBOL GET REDI 2 RAMBOL – P90.51 million
(Octoarts Films)
8. WHEN LOVE BEGINS – P89.38 million
(Star Cinema/Viva Films)
9. MAG-INGAT KA SA KULAM – P85.46 million
(Regal Films)
10. MY ONLY U – P79.18 million
(Star Cinema)

11. MY BIG LOVE – P68 million
(Star Cinema)
12. SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL X – P68 million
(Regal Films)
13. SUPAHPAPALICIOUS – P66.98 million
(Star Cinema)
14. ONE TRUE LOVE – P62.47 million
(GMA Films/Regal Films)
15. DESPERADAS 2 – P 49.3 million
(Regal Films)

16. BALER – P35.8 million
(Viva Films)
17. MANAY PO 2: OVERLOAD – P30.4 million
(Regal Films)
18. MY MONSTER MOM – P 29.2 million
(Regal Films)
19. SCAREGIVERS – P 26.07 million
(APT Entertainment)
20. IKAW PA RIN, BONGGA KA BOY! – P 24.66 million
(Viva Films)

21 to 30: I.T.A.L.Y. (I Trust and Love You), Urduja, Ploning, One Night Only, Dayo, Loving You, Torotot, Magkaibigan, Ate & Ang Lihim ni Antonio.

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