Unleash the Beasts in ‘Godzilla II: King of the Monsters’ at SM Cinema

An epic monster adventure awaits at SM Cinema! Prepare yourselves as the mythical super-creatures collide in Godzilla II: King of the Monsters at SM Cinema.

In this installment of the gripping film series, Godzilla battles ancient super-species Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, King Ghidorah for supremacy. It is up to a crypto-zoological agency Monarch to face off against these god-sized monsters to get a chance at saving humanity.

Watch the battle unfold in the biggest and most immersive cinema experience at SM Cinema’s IMAX theatres! The IMAX release of Godzilla II will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality for the complete The IMAX Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. Combining crystal-clear images, clear audio and IMAX’s customized theatre geometry, you are sure to see Godzilla in action and in all its glory in any of the following SM Supermalls: SM Mall of Asia, SM Megamall, SM Aura Premier, SM City North EDSA, SM City Cebu, SM City Clark, SM Southmall, and SM Lanang Premier.

Directed by Michael Dougherty, the film stars Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobbie Brown, Bradley Whitford, Sally Hawkins and Charles Dance.

Catch Godzilla starting May 29 at SM Cinema branches nationwide. Book your tickets through the website, www.smcinema.com or download the SM Cinema mobile app. You may also follow /SMCinema on Facebook and @SM_Cinema on Instagram for updates!

Magic carpet ride: Disney’s Aladdin flies high in Philippine box office on opening weekend

Much like the movie’s thrilling magic carpet ride over the port city of Agrabah, Disney’s Aladdin, the live-action adaptation of its animated classic, flew high and soared above every other movie as it posted as the No. 1 film during its opening weekend.

Continuing Disney’s success in providing quality entertainment through live-action remakes, the exciting tale of the charming street rat Aladdin and the courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine opened in 494 cinemas nationwide last May 22 and raked in an impressive Php 212,197,892 (USD 4,014,776) on its first six days, making it the number one film over the weekend.

Film director and screenwriter Guy Ritchie lends his flair for fast-paced and exciting action to tell the adventures of the charming scoundrel Aladdin, played by Mena Massoud, and the beautiful and self-determined Princess Jasmine, played by Naomi Scott. Will Smith joins the cast as the larger-than-life Genie.

Aladdin is now showing in cinemas nationwide. Join the conversations online using #AladdinPH.

Get ready to collect happy experiences at the Cream-O Flix Fest 2019

Jack ‘n Jill Cream-O will kick-off the summer fun with yet another Cream-O Flix Fest.

Now on its third year, Cream-O Flix Fest once again invites all Cream-Oholics to another exciting outdoor cinema experience. Themed “Collect Happiness”, Cream-O Flix Fest will celebrate a common love for movies, playing games, and eating their favorite chocolate cookies on April 6, 2019, at the Quezon Memorial Circle, from 3pm onwards. The event is free and open to the public.

A lineup of blockbuster movies presented by Cream-O awaits attendees in the outdoor movie marathon. Join the adventures of Marvel Comics’ mutants in X-Men Apocalypse; follow the comedic antics of beloved Po in Kung Fu Panda 3; and sing-along to the songs of The Greatest Showman.

Cream-O goes all-out in bringing next level fun to this unique one-of-a-kind event. Aside from the film showing, live music performances and raffle giveaways, there are activity booths that will surely make everyone’s experience more awesome and memorable. Take a photo with friends and family in the colorful Cream-O-OOTD booth, challenge your movie knowledge in the Cream-O Movie Combo, unleash your creativity in the Happiness Studio, and test your luck in the Pachink-O and Tic-Tac-O game.

Not to be missed is Cream-Ofied Creations, a crowd-favorite activity where everyone can customize their own Cream-O in four easy steps: (1) choose a Cream-O cookie variant, (2) dip it in chocolate, jam, or peanut butter (3) sprinkle your choice of toppings and (4) drizzle with your favorite kind of syrup.

Spread the excitement with your friends and family using #CreamOholics and #CreamOFlixFest2019 and get ready to collect happiness with your favorite Cream-O cookies. Follow Cream-O on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at “/creamoholicsph” for latest updates.

Join the fun as Jack ‘n Jill Cream-O celebrates common love for movies, games, and its well-loved chocolate cookies on the third year of Cream-O Flix Fest on April 6, at the Quezon City Memorial Circle. This event is free and open to the public.

New Year, New Movies at SM Cinema!

SM Cinema welcomes 2019 with a bang as it brings you adventure, action and excitement in upcoming blockbuster flicks Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns and Paramount Pictures’ Bumblebee!

A sequel to Walt Disney’s 1964 classic, Mary Poppins, the world’s favorite magical nanny is back and will surely drive us again to an adventure of a lifetime.

Set in the 1930’s London, Mary Poppins Returns follows the now-adults Jane (Jane Mortimer) and Michael Banks (Ben Whishaw) together with Michael’s children as they face a personal loss and a family problem. In the time the family needs her the most, Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) is back to the rescue to help the family and cope with the most difficult time of their lives.

Another new film to open our 2019 is the latest movie offering from the Transformers’ franchise focusing on the adventures of one of the most favorite Autobots, Bumblebee!

Catch Mary Poppins Returns and Bumblebee on January 8 at IMAX theatres, Director’s Club and SM Cinema branches nationwide. Book your tickets through the website, www.smcinema.com or download the SM Cinema mobile app. You may also follow /SMCinema on Facebook and @SM_Cinema on Instagram for updates!

SM Cinema teams up with Marvel Studios for the biggest Marvel Movie Marathon in the country!

To kick-off Marvel Studios’ 10th year mark in the entertainment scene, SM Cinema joined forces with The Walt Disney Company Philippines to bring back not one but 16 Marvel Studios films in theaters for the most ambitious movie exhibition of the year, the Marvel Movie Marathon!

The Marvel Movie Marathon features 16 of the biggest titles from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) films namely: Iron Man, Captain America: The First Avenger, Thor, The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War, Doctor Strange, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Thor: Ragnarok, Black Panther, Ant-Man and The Wasp, and Avengers: Infinity War.

Marvel movie buffs can purchase a ticket at PhP 100.00 per movie or an all-movie bundle for the 16 films at only PhP 1,200.00. You can also have a chance to secure advance tickets of the highly-anticipated Marvel Studios film, Captain Marvel which will be groundbreaking in theaters in March 2019.

So what are you waiting for? Be part of Marvel Studios’ biggest year as it celebrates its 10th anniversary, starting off with the Marvel Movie Marathon at SM Cinema!

Catch the movies in select SM Cinema branches in SM Mall of Asia, SM Megamall, SM City Davao, SM Seaside Cebu, SM City Manila, SM City Sta. Mesa, SM Aura Premier and SM City Fairview from October 13 to 21. You may also book your tickets through the website, www.smcinema.com or download the SM Cinema mobile app. Just stay tuned and follow /SMCinema on Facebook and @SM_Cinema on Instagram for updates!

Feel the action of “Escape Plan 2: Hades” at SM Cinema

With the release of action movies Escape Plan 2: Hades, SM Cinema lets you enjoy a premiere cinema experience at Director’s Club Cinema.

Sit back, relax and enjoy these latest action flicks with recliner seats, butler service and advanced sound and projection technology of SM Cinema Director’s Club at these branches: SM Mall of Asia, SM Aura Premier, SM Megamall, SM City BF Parañaque, SM City East Ortigas, SM CDO Downtown Premiere, SM City Puerto Princesa, SM Seaside City Cebu, and S Maison in Conrad Manila.

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An action movie to hit the SM Cinemas this month is Escape Plan 2: Hades, a sequel to Sylvester Stallone’s 2013 action flick, now together with Dave Bautista.

After breaking out of “The Tomb”, Ray Breslin (Sylvester Stallone) continued his life together with his own team of elite specialists trained in the art of breaking people out of the world’s most impenetrable prisons. Unfortunately, his most trusted operative, Shu Ren was kidnapped and disappeared inside Hades, the most elaborate prison ever built. With this situation, Breslin together with his team will go to penetrate Hades and rescue.

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Catch Escape Plan 2: Hades at SM Cinema branches nationwide starting June 13, 2018. Book your tickets through the website, www.smcinema.com or download the SM Cinema mobile app. You may also follow /SMCinema on Facebook and @SM_Cinema on Instagram for updates!

THE SECRETS OF WAKANDA UNCOVERED

Get to know the world of Marvel’s Black Panther at SM Malls

Marvel Studios’ Black Panther will be coming to movie screens in the Philippines from February 14, 2018! To celebrate the movie’s launch, Marvel fans can head to their nearest SM Mall to enjoy an immersive experience by SM Cinema, “The Secrets of Wakanda”.

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Here are the top three reasons why you need to visit “The Secrets of Wakanda”:

1. Unveil the mysteries behind the Vibranium Cave
Get a glimpse of the mystical metal Vibranium: the controversial mineral that is found in Captain America’s shield. It has allowed Wakanda to take huge steps in technology, and is the very reason why enemies seek to step foot into the nation.

2. Fight like the Warriors of Wakanda
Get a feel of what it’s like to be one of the country’s bravest as we celebrate the African nation’s protectors, the Warriors of Wakanda, with a gallery inspired by the soldier’s traditional yet hi-tech outfits.

3. Meet the King of Wakanda — the Black Panther
Cap off your visit by paying tribute to their leader, T’Challa, popularly known as the Black Panther, and take photos with a life-sized figurine of the super hero.

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‘The Secrets of Wakanda’ arrives at the SM Mall of Asia on January 26 and travels to SM East Ortigas on February 8, SM City Fairview on February 22, and SM City San Lazaro on March 8. There will also be retail areas for fans to purchase Wakanda-inspired apparel.

To make your Marvel movie experience more exciting, SM Cinema gives away a free popcorn treat when you buy your tickets online! Free popcorn can be availed by the first 1000 people per day from February 14 to 16, 2018 and valid in SM Mall of Asia, SM North EDSA and SM Megamall.

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Catch Marvel’s Black Panther arrives at IMAX and SM Cinema branches nationwide on February 14. Book your tickets now through the new website, www.smcinema.com or for an even more convenient experience, get the SM Cinema app and win tickets to the advance movie screening! Download the SM Cinema app now through the App store and Google Play. Stay tuned to /SMCinema on Facebook and @SM_Cinema on Instagram for more information.

Thor and Hulk tour SM for Marvel Studios’ Thor:Ragnarok

In line with the upcoming theatrical release of Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok, SM Lifestyle Entertainment, Inc. and the Walt Disney Company unveiled life-size gladiator figures of the mighty Thor and the Hulk in an interactive exhibit that will tour SM malls around the metro.

Marvel fans got a sneak peak of the upcoming sequel for Thor through a series of iconic displays and immersive activities at the launch in SM Southmall Las Pinas. Midgardians had endless groufies at the interactive Thor-inspired photo booth; game buffs were the first to try out Mavel Studio apps such as Marvel future fight, Marvel contest of champions, Marvel puzzle quest, and Marvel Avengers academy; enthusiasts got a first look at the exclusive Disney merchandise of Thor, Hulk, Loki and Valkyrie; and the crowd gawked at the life-size recreation of the two lead characters, Thor and Hulk, who in one exciting scene, battle each other In a deadly gladiator match.

The electrifying Thor; Ragnarok exhibit celebrates the anticipated comeback of the god of thunder in his self-titled movie. Thor: Ragnarok will be the first Marvel Studios’ film to introduce a major female villain in epic race against time to prevent the destruction of Thor’s home world.

Only seen in IMAX, select key scenes of the movie will be expanded, filling more of the screen and delivering the audience 26% more of the image standard theatres. Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok will premiere in all IMAX Theatres and SM Cinema branches nationwide on October 25.

Complete your movie experience and get a taste of Asgard on earth by visiting the Thor: Ragnarok installation yourself as it tours your favorite SM mall. The Thor: Ragnarok roving exhibit will be at SM Southmall from October 7 – 15, in SM East Ortigas on October 17 – 22, and in S’Maison MOA on October 24 – 31.

Catch Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok in IMAX and SM Cinema from October 25. Buy your tickets in advance through www.smcinema.com. For more information on Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok, like and follow SM Cinema on Facebook or @SM_Cinema in Instagram.

Pizza Hut Blowout Pizza presents X-Men: Apocalypse and Xtreme Las Vegas Adventure

Pizza Hut, the Philippines’ well-loved pizza brand, serves not only a flavorful extra large pizza and the hottest blockbuster movie promotion of the summer, but also the chance to win an exciting trip to Las Vegas, Nevada!

Dubbed Xtreme Las Vegas Adventure, Pizza Hut’s newest promotion was launched during an event presided by its Chief Operating Officer TH Lim. “Given that Filipinos enjoy eating together, we have recently introduced the Blowout Pizza, our biggest pizza ever that gives families, colleagues and barkadas more reasons to bond over this extra-large, extraordinary pizza,” he said. “But with the upcoming screening of one of the most awaited blockbuster movie franchises, we’ve kicked things up further with an exciting series of X-Men: Apocalypse branded offerings.”

Pizza Hut has partnered with one of the biggest entertainment companies in the country, 20th Century Fox, for the nationwide release of X-Men: Apocalypse. With the tie-up, each order of Pizza Hut Blowout Pizza is packaged in one of four limited-edition collectible boxes for fans of the X-Men film saga to enjoy.

On top of all this excitement, Pizza Hut is set to reward lucky patrons with the Xtreme Las Vegas Adventure promo. Grand prize winners of this raffle promo will go on a trip to Las Vegas, Nevada where they can live like an Egyptian God for four days and three nights in a deluxe room with private VIP poolside cabana access at the Luxor Hotel. Winners will also ride on a private helicopter above Las Vegas’ iconic pyramid featuring an incredible view of the strip, become horsemen on a guided 2-hour horseback trek into the Grand Canyon, and explore Las Vegas’ iconic Neon Graveyard after dark.

Tony Rulloda, Marketing Director of 20th Century Fox, shared during the event, “This is going to be the most thrilling X-Men installment, and we thought to make it even more exciting by tying up with a brand that has always been a favorite of moviegoers, a brand that never fails to amaze and thrill its loyal customers.”

Raymund Nobleza, Marketing Officer-in-Charge for Pizza Hut, presented details of the promotion to guests. Pizza Hut customers can join by ordering a Blowout Pizza in any Pizza Hut restaurant, filling out the receipt’s back with their contact details and signature, then dropping it at designated boxes. “You can choose to enjoy the Blowout Pizza through Hut Feast promos on site or a la carte, or if you want to enjoy your a la carte order by delivery you can get an upgrade with add-ons like Cream Of Mushroom Soup, Fried Chicken, Spaghetti Bolognese or Slingers for just P99,” he said.
Aside from a limited-edition Magneto Helmet as seen on X-Men: Apocalypse, other prizes in the promo include ten 18” Blowout Pizzas, which combines the Hawaiian, Supreme, Roast Beef and Veggies, and Sausage and Bacon flavors into one pizza, as consolation prizes.

Pizza Hut Blowout Pizza’s X-Men Apocalypse and Xtreme Las Vegas Adventure promos are valid until June 6, 2016. For more information about Pizza Hut’s Blowout Pizza, the X-Men Apocalypse promotion and the Xtreme Las Vegas Adventure raffle, visit www.pizzahut.com.ph or “like” www.facebook.com/pizzahutphilippines. You can also follow @PizzaHutPhils on Twitter and Instagram, or simply call 911-1111 (Metro Manila) today!

About X-Men Apocalypse

Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshiped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto, to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven with the help of Professor X must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction