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Saturday, June 29, 2013

C-Interactive Releases Zero Dark Thirty and Silver Linings Playbook

C-Interactive Digital Entertainment announces the release of two solid films. Zero Dark Thirty is now available at all leading video stores nationwide while Silver Linings Playbook is set to be released on July 2. Both films are highlighted during the previous Oscars this year. 

Zero Dark Thirty have five nominations (Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Sound Editing, Best Original Screenplay, Best Film Editing). The film won in Best Sound Editing. It also has a 93% rating in Rotten Tomatoes. 

Synopsis: In the aftermath of 9/11, as the trail in the hunt for Osama bin Laden seems to grow cold, a determined CIA agent begins a painstaking, decade-long search for the Al Qaeda leader.  For Maya, direct experience of terrorism steels her resolve to find bin Laden and leads her to trust her own instincts regarding the best course of investigation to pursue -

  • Geared Up – Watch the cast train with authentic SEAL gear
  • The Compound – Tour the film’s rebuilt compound
  • Targeting Jessica Chastain – A look at the role of Maya
  • No Small Feat – Making ZERO DARK THIRTY

Buy your copies now at AstroPlus, AstroVison, O'Music, Odyssey outlets and other leading video stores nationwide.


On the other hand Silver Linings Playbook received eight nominations and Jennifer Lawrence winning the Best Actress Award. The film also has a high rating in Rotten Tomatoes scoring a fresh 92% grade for the critics. 

Pat Solatano is released into his parents' care after eight months of treatment for a bipolar disorder.  His recovery seems far from certain, however, when he stops taking his medication and becomes increasingly obsessed with winning back his estranged wife, a plan that leads him to embark on a complicated relationship with a troubled young woman whose husband has died.-

So what are you waiting for? Buy your original copies now.
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Friday, June 28, 2013

Movie Releases: July 2013

Movie Releases: July 2013
By: Lakwatsera Lovers

Here's the list of some movies that is scheduled to be released this month but schedules may change depending on the movie distributors.
Red 2
July 31
Casts: Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich
Distributor: Movie Punch / Pioneer Films

July 19
Casts: Ryan Reynolds, Michelle Rodriguez, Paul Giamatti
Distributor: 20th Century Fox PH 

 The Lone Ranger
July 17
Casts: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer
Distributed by: Walt Disney Studios PH

July 10 (SM Cinema Exclusive)
Casts: Eli Roth, Ariel Levy
Distributor: Multivision Pictures PH

The Numbers Station
July 10 (SM Cinema Exclusive)
Casts: John Cusack, Malin Akerman
Distributor: Captive Cinema

Despicable Me 2
July 3
Casts: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Russell Brand
Distributor: Solar-UIP

The Bling Ring
July 3
Casts: Emma Watson, Katie Chang, Claire Julien
Distributor: Movie Punch / Pioneer Films

The Wolverine
July 25
Casts: Hugh Jackman, Famke Janssen, Brian Tee
Distributor: 20th Century Fox PH

Pacific Rim
July 11
Casts: Charlie Hunnam, Charlie Day, Rinko Kikuchi
Distributor: Warner Brothers Pictures PH

White House Down
July 3
Casts: Channing Tatum, Jaime Foxx, Joey King
Distributor: Columbia Pictures PH

Before Midnight
Casts: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy
Distributor: Starcom

Odd Thomas
July 17
Casts: Anton Yelchin, Addison Timlin
Distributor: Movie Punch / Pioneer Films

  Grown Ups 2 
July 24
Casts: Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Kevin Spade
Distributor: Columbia Pictures PH

Haunted Motel
July 3 (SM Cinema Exclusive)
Distributed by: Movie Punch / Pioneer Films

This is the End
July 31
Casts: Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, James Franco
Distributed by: Columbia Pictures PH

My Lady Boss
July 3
Casts: Marian Rivera, Richard Gutierez
Distributed by: GMA Films

The Lords of Salem
July 10 (SM Cinema Exclusive)
Casts: Sheri Moon Zombie, Meg Foster, Judy Geeson
Distributor: Multivison Pictures PH

Bakit di ka crush ng crush mo?
July 31
Casts: Kim Chiu, Xian Lim, Ramon Bautista
Distributor: Star Cinema

The Purge
July 31
Casts: Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Adelaide Kane
Distributor: Solar-UIP

July 31 (SM Cinema Exclusive)
Casts: Ricky Davao, Cherry Pie Picache

July 17 (SM Cinema Exclusive)
Casts: Frank Grillo, Jaime Alexander
Distributor: Multivision Pictures PH

Midnight's Children
July 31 (SM Cinema Exclusive)
Casts: Satya Bhabha, Shahana Goswami

July 17
Casts: Jake Cuenca, Enchong Dee
Distributor: Star Cinema

Talo, Tabla, Panalo
July 10
Casts: Eddie Garcia, German Moreno, Boots Anson Roa

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"PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS" 2ND International Trailer

Based on the best-selling book, PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS continues the young demigod’s epic journey to fulfill his destiny.  To save their world, Percy and his friends must find the fabled and magical Golden Fleece.  Embarking on a treacherous odyssey into the uncharted waters of the Sea of Monsters, they battle terrifying creatures, an army of zombies, and the ultimate Evil.   

Character Art Photos

"Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters" opens August 7 in theaters nationwide from 20th Century Fox to be distributed by Warner Bros.

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Thursday, June 27, 2013

White House Down: Movie Review

White House Down
By: Lakwatsera Lovers

We would like to thank Columbia Pictures PH for the invitaton last night to the special preview of White House Down. 

The White House is once again under attack in a span of two months. Basically, White House Down has a slight disadvantage being the second film released behind Olympus Has Fallen last April. The film has a lot of resemblance with each other but nonetheless it still provides a good quality of entertainment. 

John Cale (Channing Tatum) landed an interview at the white house to join the Secret Service. He brings with him his daughter Emily (Joey King) who is obsessed with politics. The problem is John failed to pass the interview but he might have time to prove himself when a bunch of terrorists takes over the place and puts a threat to President Sawyer's (Jaime Foxx ) life.

Some might say this film is a replica of Olympus Has Fallen but a lot of things separate this film from it. First, the film has charming actors. Channing Tatum is very versatile and good looking while Jaime Foxx sheds away the seriousness out as a president making an excellent on-screen chemistry with Tatum. It also makes way to tell an appropriate storyline and interesting character developments. In addition to that, this film has Ronald Emmerich as a Director who sets a good tone in providing outstanding visual effects made by his team. He just really loves blowing important landmarks down. And of course we love the humor all throughout the movie which gives some time to make the audience laugh in the midst of the action scenes. 

Overall, White House Down is a pretty solid action flick. Taking this film seriously will disappoint you, you'll just need to go with the flow of silliness in it. We can safely say that it succeeded to be an enjoyable summer "popcorn flick".
Lakwatsera Lovers rates it 9 out of 10 stars 

Cast: Channing Tatum, Jaime Foxx, Joey King, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Directed by: Ronald Emmerich
Distributed by: Columbia Pictures PH
Opens July 3 at your favorite cinemas

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Anya Tagaytay Residential Resort

With seemingly so many property choices for a vacation home in Tagaytay, it can be overwhelming to make decision on where to invest one’s hard-earned money. The best way to decide is to step back and focus on your goals for investing:
Are you looking for a very private, secure, and relaxing vacation home? Do you seek a place that helps you find wellness and good health? How about a home that provides the pampering and luxury you deserve after all the hard work you do all week—plus the ability to maximize your returns?
If all of that sounds good to you, then there’s really no other place in Tagaytay that fits the bill except Anya Resort and Residences. It is a harmonious blend of luxurious amenities, world-class service, wellness opportunities, and the best value and return for your investment.
Anya’s 5.7 hectare property is nested in a secluded portion of Tagaytay located along Buena Vista Hills Road, in Barangay Mag-asawang Ilat, Tagaytay City. The beautiful and relaxing ambiance of landscaped green spaces provide a refreshing setting for the various amenities—all designed for wellness, rejuvenation, and pampering. It is open to visiting guests and vacationers, as well as to investors who wish to purchase their own residential units.

True health and wellness is integral to Anya’s commitment to visitors and homeowners. Wellness is about enjoying life to the fullest, free of stress and disease, with enough energy, and the resilience of face life’s challenges and bask in successes great or small.

Achieving true wellness at Anya is the result of both its environment and the healthy lifestyle that its guests and residents enjoy. Wellness treatments like massages, facials, body scrubs and others soothe away stress and stimulate the body’s natural defenses.
The total Anya experience combines these treatments with healthy and delicious cuisine, and the solitude amid nature’s power to renew and rejuvenate mind, body, and soul.

Health experts have been telling us that a stressful lifestyle contributes to or even causes most of our illnesses. This is what makes Anya a great opportunity not only to enjoy world-class amenities but also the chance to live healthy and well, and improve quality of life through our holistic treatments and the healthy lifestyle we provide,” said Santiago Elizalde, Senior Vice President of Roxaco Land Corporation. 

Wellness amenities
Anya’s master-planned design is shaped to cooperate with to its location’s natural terrain, in order to make the property environmentally friendly. The resort and residential areas are surrounded by pocket gardens, streams, and brooks, and pathways of stone and wood. There are areas meant for yoga, meditation, and other healthy activities. There’s a spa, a gym, separate pools for guests and residents, the Living Room, and a Borderless Library.

With the Borderless Library guests and residents take a book or an e-reader and bring these anywhere in the property to enjoy some quiet time with enjoying literature and get comfy while expanding their minds.

Three dining areas will provide healthy, international cuisine: CafĂ© Amra and Lounge; Pizzeria Anila; and Samara Terrace Restaurant. These foods are not just gourmet dishes but healthy feasts as well, courtesy of resident chef Carlo Miguel. Guests and residents may also order food to be brought to the Living Room, the Residents’ Pavilion, or their residential units.

The vegetables used in Anya’s dishes are grown at the property itself using all-natural, organic methods to preserve on only the tasty, crisp freshness of the ingredients but all to retain their health-giving nutrients.

Anya residents will receive exclusive pampering at The Residents' Pavilion, a private complex only they are privileged to enjoy. The Residents’ Pavilion is .perched atop the resort’s highest point and provides an excellent view of Anya’s amenities. The exclusive Residents’ Pool provides a chance to relax by the water’s edge while enjoying a snack and a refreshing drink, reading a book, or surfing the Internet. At the Residents’ Pavilion, sunny days, dawns, and dusks become magical moments with family members.
Two other swimming pools are also at the resort. The Resort Pool is located right in the middle of Anya’s various amenities and activity areas. The young ones, especially, will enjoy a fun time at the pool while in close proximity to food and beverage service. The Concierge Pool, on the other hand, is another private area where residents can be pampered with a butler service and a relaxing massage from on-duty masseuses.
The pampering of residents is only possible through the warm, all-encompassing and detailed service given to guests, residents, and investors. It is a unique brand of service that is truly Filipino—and Filipinos are known all over the world for their friendliness, cheerful, and caring attitude at they attend to customers’ needs. . Filipinos are practically the backbone of the global hospitality industry. This is the personalized, signature service at Anya that goes above and beyond. 
The luxurious, international-quality accommodations of Anya along with the personalized service provided make it the ideal investment. Investors may choose from several types of units including 1) Guest Room/Studio; 2) One-Bed Suite/Residential; and 3) Two-bed Presidential/Residential.
Anya is in partnership with leading brands, distribution channels, and marketing firms to assure investors that room revenue remains at peak level. Anya is also a securitized asset so it has ongoing capital appreciation. So far current projections place cash yields at 8 percent per year based on the purchased asset price.
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“GLOBAL SMURFS DAY” A Hit in the Phils.

In celebration of the birthday of Peyo, the creator of the Smurfs, the world celebrated Global Smurfs Day last June 22, anticipating the release of “The Smurfs 2” in Philippine theaters August 7.

In the Philippines, families and fans flocked for fun-filled festivities at the SM Mall of Asia atrium where they enjoyed a Smurftastic afternoon of lively games, blue-frosted cupcakes, Lala Smurf song sing-offs, and art activities for kids. 
This was the second celebration of Global Smurfs Day in what has quickly become a tradition. In 2011, the round-the-world events included painting one of the famous White Towns of Andalusia blue and setting a new record for Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Smurfs within a 24-hour Period (Multiple Venues).

This year, the studio has lined up an equally impressive program of events, highlighted by a worldwide Smurf Ambassadors initiative, in which over 40 ambassadors from 28 countries (including the Philippines) represented Smurfs fans from around the world with a special day of events celebrating Peyo’s creation. 

The Smurf ambassadors dressed as Smurfs began their day in Brussels, where Peyo’s daughter Veronique Culliford officially appointed them as Smurf representatives of their countries. Freshly charged with their ambassadorial duties, the group boarded a Thalys train and shot off to Paris, the locale of the adventures in Columbia Pictures / Sony Pictures Animation’s “The Smurfs 2.” With a few surprises in store and a sightseeing tour of the French capital, the ambassadors were tasked with a mission that is the stuff of high diplomacy: to leave a happy trail of blue smiles in their wake, and herald the arrival of the new film.

In this sequel to Columbia Pictures / Sony Pictures Animation’s hybrid live action/animated family blockbuster comedy The Smurfs™, the evil wizard Gargamel creates a couple of mischievous Smurf-like creatures called the Naughties that he hopes will let him harness the all-powerful, magical Smurf-essence. But when he discovers that only a real Smurf can give him what he wants, and only a secret spell that Smurfette knows can turn the Naughties into real Smurfs, Gargamel kidnaps Smurfette and brings her to Paris, where he has been winning the adoration of millions as the world’s greatest sorcerer. It’s up to Papa, Clumsy, Grouchy, and Vanity to return to our world, reunite with their human friends Patrick and Grace Winslow, and rescue her! Will Smurfette, who has always felt different from the other Smurfs, find a new connection with theNaughties Vexy and Hackus or will the Smurfs convince her that their love for her is True Blue? 

The film is directed by Raja Gosnell and produced by Jordan Kerner. The screenplay is by J. David Stem & David N. Weiss and Jay Scherick & David Ronn and Karey Kirkpatrick with a story by J. David Stem & David N. Weiss & Jay Scherick & David Ronn, Based on the Characters and Works of Peyo.

The story of the Smurfs – a property created by Peyo – started in 1958 with the creation of comic books which were later brought to both the big and small screen. Over the years, the little blue characters haven’t just limited themselves to the page and the screen. They have inspired records and CDs that have sold millions of copies, entire collections of figurines and toys, and many more products. In all, more than 3,000 derived products have been produced and leading brands and companies have spread their messages worldwide with the help of the Smurfs. A multitude of new projects appear regularly, thus making the success of the Smurfs planetary.

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