Monday, December 28, 2015

LIST | Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2015 winners

Rom-com film Walang Forever reigned in the recently held Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2015 awards night which was held at the Kia Theater in Cubao on Sunday. Walang Forever won five (5) major awards: Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Original Story, Best Screenplay, and Best Picture prizes.

Cesar Montano's film Nilalang also received five (5) major awards --- Best Festival Sound, Best Festival Musical Score, Best Festival Visual Effects, Best Festival Editing, and Best Festival Cinematography.

John Lloyd Cruz-starrer Honor Thy Father also took home five (5) major awards including Best Child Performer, Best Festival Original Theme Song, Best Festival Make Up Artist, Best Supporting Actor, and the highly coveted Best Director award.

My Bebe Love, which is Alden Richards' and Maine Mendoza's first movie together as a love team, won three (3) major awards --- Best Supporting Actress, Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Award, and 3rd Best Picture.

Meanwhile Buy Now, Die Later also received Best Festival Production Design and 2nd Best Picture awards.

It's noticeable that cash cows Beauty and the Bestie, All You Need is Pag-ibig, and Haunted Mansion didn't bring home any award.

Major Awards:

Best Child Performer - Krystal Brimmer ("Honor Thy Father")
Best Festival Sound - Ditoy Aguila ("Nilalang")
Best Festival Musical Score - Jessie Lazaten ("Nilalang")
Best Festival Original Theme Song - "Tao" ("Honor Thy Father")
Best Festival Make Up Artist - Ryan Panaligan and Ericka Racela ("Honor Thy Father")
Best Festival Visual Effects – "Nilalang"
Best Festival Production Design - "Buy Now, Die Later"
Best Festival Editing – "Nilalang"
Best Festival Cinematography – "Nilalang"
Best Original Story - Dan Villegas and Antoinette Jadaone ("Walang Forever")
Best Screenplay - Paul Santa Ana ("Walang Forever")
Best Director - Erik Matti ("Honor Thy Father")
Best Supporting Actor -Tirso Cruz III ("Honor Thy Father")
Best Supporting Actress - Maine Mendoza ("My Bebe Love")
Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Award - "My Bebe Love"
3rd Best Picture: "My Bebe Love"
2nd Best Picture: "Buy Now, Die Later"
Best Picture: "Walang Forever"
Best Actor: Jericho Rosales ("Walang Forever")
Best Actress: Jennylyn Mercado ("Walang Forever")

Special Awards:

Best Float - "Buy Now, Die Later"
FPJ Memorial Award for Excellence - "Walang Forever"
Male Celebrity of the Night - Cesar Montano
Female Celebrity of the Night - Jennylyn Mercado

New Wave Entries

Full Feature Category:

Best Supporting Actor - Thou Reyes ("Toto")
Best Supporting Actress - Bibeth Orteza ("Toto")
Best Actors - JM De Guzman ("Tandem") and Francisco Quinto ("Ari: My Life with a King")
Best Screenplay – "Ari: My Life with a King"
Best Director - John Paul Su ("Toto")
Special Jury - "Toto"
Best Picture - "Ari: My Life with a King"
Manila Bulletin Entertainment Best Full Feature Film - "Ari My Life with a King"

Animation Category:

New Wave Animation Special Jury Prize - "Little Lights" (Rivelle Mallari)
New Wave Best Animation Picture - "Buttons" (Marvel Obemio, Francis Ramirez & Jared Garcia)
Manila Bulletin Entertainment Best Animation Film Award - "Momento"

Student Short Film Category:

Special Jury Prize - "Daisy" (Brian Reyes)
Best Short Picture - "Mumu" (Jean Cheryl Tagyamon)

List Source: ABS-CBN News

Sunday, December 27, 2015

VIRAL | Miss Universe crowning mistake parody trends

A 4-minute video uploaded by a certain Facebook user, Benedict Togonon Tan, has gone viral after it shows a parody of the controversial Miss Universe pageant title announcement error.

In the parody of the Miss Universe mis-crowning moment, the comedian who took the role of host Steve Harvey sang to the tune of Justin Bieber’s Sorry, which was then followed by the response of Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez with the JB's song What Do You Mean after being wrongleygiven the title of Miss Universe.

The character of Miss Philippine Pia Wurtzbach in the video went back to take the crown with an Adele hit Hello.

Laughed so hard at this skit!Hello Radost Todorova - Official
Posted by Benedict Togonon Tan on Saturday, December 26, 2015

As of posting time, the Miss Universe parody video has received at least 762k views and 20.2k shares.