There were 125 films shown last year. And most of them were from film festivals like Sinag Maynila, Cine Filipino, Cinemalaya, Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino, TOFARM Film Festival, Cinema One Originals, QCinema, and the recently concluded Metro Manila Film Festival.
Despite a number of film festivals, Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo‘s The Hows of Us topped the highest grossing film in 2018.
In fact, It was the only Filipino movie that has reached the eight hundred million mark in the Philippine box-office which beaten the previous holder of the top spot, John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo‘s A Second Chance.
The movie also held premieres in Indonesia and Vietnam. It was Star Cinema‘s first time to do so in Jakarta.
KathNiel were not just rocking the box-office but the world of fashion as well. They were the cover of METRO Magazine‘s August 2018 issue.
They have been part of ABS-CBN’s line of representatives in the Thailand Network Trade Launch, which is the country’s largest media event. They attended the trade show with Maja Salvador and Jericho Rosales.
The couple has also won the Favorite Foreign TV Actor and Actress award in the Face of the Year Awards in Vietnam.
La Luna Sangre was acquired by MKCS Global became the platform for the show to be aired in Myanmar. She’s Dating the Gangster was also acquired by a Spanish movie channel called Cinelatino.
Last but not the least, aside from the success of their careers, 2018 has also been the mark of the confirmation of Bernardo and Padilla’s real-life romance of more than five years.
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Twenty-five years have passed since the magazine that changed the face of Philippine fashion first hit the stands, and now that it has evolved into the country’s premier authority in style, Metro magazine chose to hold a grand thanksgiving celebration for its grand anniversary with the Metro Silver Linings Party, held last May 13, 2014.
The Metro Silver Linings Party presented itself as a night of revelry,bringing all those in attendance the best and latest in fashion, beauty, and lifestyle that the stylish Filipina deserves—all up close and in person at today’s hottest night spot, 21 Gramercy.
Among those in attendance were cover girl Liza Soberano, Jake Macapagal, JM Rodriguez, Joseph Marco, Vince Ferraren, Sky Yang, Raphael Robles, Sydney Du, Randy See, Jasmine Maierhofer, Ana Sideco, Joan Bitagco, Maxine Medina, Sam Lewis, Hye Won Jang, Miguel Lasala, Chelsea Robato, and Christian Busby.
Even those among the country’s top designers such as Pepito Albert, Jian Lasala, Herbert Custodio, Malou Romero, Joey Samson, JC Buendia, Cristina Gomez, and John Herrera were there to join in on the festivities.
Metro’s favorite photographers Pat Dy, Doc Marlon Pecjo, Jo Ann Bitagcol, and Ronnie Salvacion were also in attendance.
The event was held in with the official launch of Metro’s 25th Anniversary issue, which brings to the spotlight ways for readers to get their best look right now.
The magazine also gave its guests a special treat during its Silver Linings Party, with twenty-five lucky attendees being given the chance to take home big gifts from Metro.
Grab a copy of Metro Magazine’s latest issue, available in bookstores and magazine stands nationwide. Metro’s digital issue is also available on the App Store and on Google Play. For updates, visit Metro on Facebook (www.facebook.com/metro.magazine) and follow @MetroMagPH on Twitter and Instagram.