Christmas 2015 is finally here! For local cinemas, this signals the start of the 41st Metro Manila Film Festival. Every theater (except for IMAX) will feature only 2015 MMFF film entries. Don’t fret, however, as What’s A Geek has got you covered. Here’s our quick guide to all the 2015 MMFF entries:
- All You Need Is Pag-Ibig
Premise: A collection of various love stories from people of all walks of life.
Cast: Kris Aquino, Derek Ramsay, Jodi Sta. Maria, Ian Veneracion, Kim Chiu, Xian Lim, Ronaldo Valdez, Nova Villa, Pokwang, and Bimby Aquino-Yap
Director: Antoinette Jadaone (That Thing Called Tadhana, On The Wings of Love, You’re My Boss)
Studio: Star Cinema
2. Beauty and the Bestie
Premise: The story of estranged best friends Eric/Ericka (Vice Ganda) and Emman (Coco Martin) who will be “reunited” when the latter asks for the former’s favor in connection to his mission as a spy agent.
Cast: Vice Ganda, Coco Martin, James Reid, Nadine Lustre, Marco Masa, Alonzo Muhlach, and Karla Estrada.
Director: Wenn V. Deramas (The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin, Moron 5.2: The Transformation)
Studio: Star Cinema, Viva
3. Buy Now, Die Later
Premise: A compendium of five interrelated stories brought together by the proprietor of a curio shop selling unusual items. Each story revolves around one of the five senses – sight, hearing, smell, touch and taste.
Cast: Vhong Navarro, John Lapus, Alex Gonzaga, TJ Trinidad, Rayver Cruz, Lotlot de Leon, Janine Gutierrez
Director: Randolph Longjas (Ang turkey man ay pabo rin)
Studio: Quantum Films, MJM Production, Tuko Film Productions, Buchi Boy Films
4. Haunted Mansion
Premise: A group of high school students are spending the night in a old mansion. When they learn that the house is haunted, they set to look out for ghosts just for fun. However, they find out soon enough that the urban legends are real.
Cast: Janella Salvador, Marlo Mortel, Jerome Ponce
Director: Jun Lana (The Prenup, Bwakaw)
Studio: Regal Entertainment