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ALONE/TOGETHER CASTS ATTEND THE SPECIAL SCREENING IN DUBAI AND ABU DHABI

02/25/2019

Dubai and Abu Dhabi special screenings were sold out days before the actual event with over 1,000 attendees.

From Black Sheep, Project 8 Corner San Juaquin Projects, The Filipino Channel (TFC), and in partnership with Gulf Film, Reel Cinemas and Oscar Cinema, back-to-back exclusive screenings for Alone Together have been organized with the attendance of lead cast and real-life partners, Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano, along with acclaimed writer/director Antoinette Jadaone. The 2-day event took place last February 22nd at Reel Cinemas, The Dubai Mall and February 23rd at Oscar Cinema, Al Wahda Mall in Abu Dhabi.

Both events started with more than an hour of fan engagement through Q&As, meet and greet, games and ended with attendees having a photo opportunity with the cast. The enthusiastic presenters from Tag FM 91.1 hosted the event.

Written and directed by Antoinette Jadaone, Alone/Together tells a story about college sweethearts Christine (Liza Soberano) and Raf (Enrique Gil) who meet again for the first time, eight years after their breakup. Christine, who once was an over-achieving art student, has become a failure while Raf, a guy nobody thought would be a great man, is now an esteemed doctor to the barrios. As both now live a life different from each other, their reunion takes them back to their youth and the dreams they shared back in the day. From then on, familiar feelings start to resurface and they find themselves falling in love with each other again.

 Alone/Together released on February 21st in UAE, Oman and Bahrain cinemas.

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THE HUSTLE: FIRST TRAILER

02/13/2019

From Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) and based on the 1988 comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Hustle stars Academy Award Winner Anne Hathaway and the hilarious Rebel Wilson. The movie follows the two women as they compete to swindle a 20-something tech billionaire (Alex Sharp) out of his fortune, after reaching an agreement that whoever loses must leave the town for good.

THE HUSTLE releases in Middle East on May 2019.

Watch the trailer here.


WHERE’D YOU GO BERNADETTE: FIRST TRAILER

12/19/2018

From Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) and based on Maria Semple’s 2012 novel, “Where’d You Go, Bernadette”, directed by Richard Linklater (Boyhood) and starring Cate Blanchett, the movie tells the story of an agoraphobic, eccentric architect and mother who up and vanishes, leaving her 15-year-old daughter to crack the case and come find her. Other casts also include Billy Crudup plays Bernadette's husband, Kristen Wiig, James Urbaniak, Judy Greer, Troian Bellisario, Zoe Chao and Laurence Fishburne.

WHERE’D YOU GO BERNADETTE releases in Middle East on March 2019.

Watch trailer here.

 

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THINGS ARE ABOUT TO GET PRETTY UGLY!

11/22/2018

From STX Entertainment comes their first animated, musical adventure film called Ugly Dolls.

 The writers of Trolls and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 bring us the adorably different town of Uglyville. The free-spirited Moxy (Voice of Kelly Clarkson) and her UglyDolls friends confront what it means to be different, struggle with their desire to be loved, and ultimately discover that you don’t have to be perfect to be amazing because who you truly are is what matters most.

 Ugly Dolls releasing in May of 2019 in the Middle East.

 Watch the fun and exciting trailer here.

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FIRST LOOK OF DWAYNE JOHNSON ‘FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY’

11/22/2018

From Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), comes a comedy film inspired from true events releasing in February 2019 across the Middle East.

WWE Dwayne ‘The Rock” Johnson plays as himself in ‘Fighting with My Family’, unfolding the life of the Knight family, who all are professional wrestlers, who try to work through the issues that arise when their daughter Saraya (also known as "Paige") receives a contract to work with WWE.

Fighting with my Family is a heartwarming and smart comedy that proves everything is worth fighting for when it comes to family. 

Watch trailer here.

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KEVIN HART TO STAR IN A NEW FILM CALLED ‘THE UPSIDE’

11/05/2018

From STX Entertainment, Kevin Hart takes on a semi-serious role in the upcoming film THE UPSIDE.

Directed by Neil Burger (Limitless, Divergent), and based on the 2011 French film The Intouchables. The Upside is a heartfelt comedy inspired by a true story about a recently paroled ex-convict (Kevin Hart) who strikes up an unusual and unlikely friendship with a paralyzed billionaire (Bryan Cranston).

 The new trailer proves that Hart will make you cry, and not just for laughter. 

THE UPSIDE releases in Middle East on January 2019.

Watch trailer here.

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A CLOSER LOOK AT ‘WHITNEY’

10/10/2018

Directed by Oscar®-winning filmmaker Kevin Macdonald, the film Whitney takes an in-depth look on the life and career of Whitney Houston. The documentary features an intimate, unflinching portrait of Houston and her family that probes beyond familiar tabloid headlines and sheds new light on the fascinating course of Houston’s life. It also features never-before-seen archival footage, exclusive recordings, rare performances and interviews with the people who knew her best.

WHITNEY releases in UAE on December 2018.

Watch trailer here. 

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EXES BAGGAGE CAST ATTEND SPECIAL SCREENING IN DUBAI

10/09/2018

EXES BAGGAGE special screenings were sold out days before the actual event with over 517 attendees.

 From Black Sheep, The Filipino Channel (TFC), and in partnership with Gulf Film and Reel Cinemas, two exclusive screenings for the Filipino movie have been organized with the attendance of former real-life partners and lead cast, Angelica Panganiban and Carlo Aquino, last October 6, 2018 at Reel Cinemas - The Dubai Mall.

 The event started with a press conference, followed by more than an hour of fan engagement through Q&As, meet and greet, prize giveaways and ended with attendees having a photo opportunity with the cast. The enthusiastic presenters from Tag FM 91.1 hyped up the crowd by giving away exciting prizes to the attendees, which are the hardcore CarGel fans.

 The event was attended by Philippine Consul General of Dubai and the Northern Emirates, H.E. Paul Raymond Cortez and First Lady Dr. Yasmin Balajadia-Cortes, along with high officials from the Philippine Consulate in Dubai, press, supporters, crew, and sponsors.

 Directed by Dan Villegas, Exes Baggage tells a story about a memorable chance encounter between Pia (Angelica Panganiban) and Nix (Carlo Aquino). After engaging conversations, Pia and Nix eventually develop into deep attraction. Despite the wounds and baggage’s from their previous relationships, both decide to take a chance on each other. Nix believes he can save Pia. While Pia believes that Nix is the kind of man she needs in her life. But when their love blossoms into a relationship, their differences will test their love and will make them question: Who is the one who really needs fixing? And is love enough to fix a person?

 Exes Baggage released on October 4th in UAE, Qatar, Oman and Bahrain cinemas.

 

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