MMFF 2016 Official Entries announced: No Vice Ganda and Vic Sotto movies

42nd Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF 2016) official entries have been revealed today much to the surprise of many who are expecting another year of box-office battle between movies of the filmfest favorites Vice Ganda and Vic Sotto.

Change is coming indeed for the upcoming MMFF 2016 this December 25 as we won't be seeing a Vice Ganda movie nor a Vic Sotto movie, which were among the 25 submissions. Neither of them made it to the 8 MMFF 2016 official entries.

Did it shock you? Or were you delighted?

As announced, here are the 8 official entries, along with their trailers, in the 42nd Metro Manila Film Festival: (in random order)

directed by Erik Matti
starring Rhed Bustamante, Phoebe Walker, Elora Espano, Neil Ryan Sese, Ronnie Alonte, Lou Veloso, Dominic Roque, John Vic De Guzman, JR Versales

directed by Avid Liongoren
starring Rhian Ramos and Enzo Marcos

directed by Baby Ruth Villarama
starring Hazel Perdid, Maylyn Jacobo, Cherry Bretania and Leo Selomenio

directed by Arturo San Agustin and Real Florido
starring Nora Aunor, Ricky Davao, JC De Vera, Jason Abalos, Victor Neri, Rj Agustin

directed by Marlon Rivera
starring Eugene Domingo, Kean Cipriano, Khalil Ramos

directed by Jun Robles Lana
starring Paolo Ballesteros

directed by Ted Boborol
starring Julia Barretto, Joshua Garcia, Ronnie Alonte and Maris Racal

directed by Alvin Yapan
starring Irma Adlawan, Mercedes Cabral, and Joem Bascon

Meanwhile, the official Short Film Entries for MMFF2016 were also revealed, and they are:

"Birds" by Christian Paulo Lat
"EJK" by Bor Ocampo
"Manila Screen" by Roque Lee & Blair Camilo
"Mga Bitoon sa Siyudad" by Jarell Serencio
"Mitatang" by Argin Jezer Gagui
"Momo" by Avid Liongoren
"Passage of Life" by Renz Vincemark Cruz & Hannah
"Sitsiritsit" by Brian Spencer Reyes

Which movie are you planning to watch? -

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