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2013 MMFF: Uplifting the Filipino Spirit For the local film industry, December 25 until the first week of January is synonymous with the metro Manila Film Festival wherein Hollywood films take a backseat and local films occupy the front row. There are eight films to be shown, and surprisingly there is the absence of the regular entries: No Enteng Kabisote, No Panday, No Shake, Rattle,Roll. No Bong Revilla No Ai-Ai De las Alas. But the other new regulars are back: Vic Sotto, Kris Aquino and the addition of Vice Ganda and ER Ejercito. MMFF usually offers a variety of film genre to cater to various audiences – and this year is no exception. But what is obviously missing are family melodrama and the usual infidelity-themed love stories. This year, it’s dominated by comedy films and biopics. Here are the 8 films shown on Christmas Day: My Little Bossings Vic Sotto…

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Hunger Games: Catching Fire Film Review

Aside from the Marvel franchises, one of the most anticipated films of the year is the return of Jennifer Lawrence (J-Law) as Katniss Everdeen. And here she is, bolder and sexier, in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.So is it really worth our wait? Will we love it the way we love Lawrence and her character Katniss?