The Ber months are here! And with the unofficial start of the Holiday season, you can expect to see back-to-back blockbusters coming to your favorite cinemas. And when it comes to an elevated movie-watching experience, you know there’s no better place than the City of Firsts!
Here are some of the biggest local and international flicks you can catch starting this month at Araneta City’s Gateway Cineplex 10:
1. The Woman King
Strong and fierce women dominate the big screen with The Woman King which opened October 5. Starring the Academy Award-winning actress Viola Davis, together with Lashana Lynch, John Boyega, and many others, this story focuses on the all-female warrior unit called the Agojie who are tasked to protect the African Kingdom of Dahomey from foreigners invading their land.
2. Ticket to Paradise
Hollywood superstars George Clooney and Julia Roberts are teaming up once again for Ticket to Paradise, a romantic-comedy that also opened on October 5! The movie is about a divorced couple reuniting after years of bickering to stop the wedding of their one and only daughter to a man she just met.
And as a special treat for ticket-buyers of Ticket to Paradise in Gateway Cineplex, every ticket bought will give them a chance to win an overnight stay with complimentary breakfast for two at Novotel Manila Araneta City! Just follow Gateway Cineplex’s social media accounts, flex your Ticket to Paradise movie tickets on the comments section, and then tag the person whom you’d like to be with in a “paradise staycation.” Don’t forget to use the hashtags #TicketToParadise and #ParadiseAtGatewayCineplex!
4. Halloween Ends
Spooky season comes early with Halloween Ends which is showing starting October 12! The movie is set four years after the events of Halloween Kills which finds Laurie, played by the incomparable Jamie Lee Curtis, living with her granddaughter and living a normal life but with a after a cascade of violence and terror triggered by a gruesome crime, Laurie needs to once and for all confront this evil.
5. Black Adam
A fan favorite for many decades, Black Adam is finally set to make his big screen debut as Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson breathes life into one of DC’s greatest antiheroes. Known to be the defender of the ancient city of Kahndaq, Black Adam is thrust into modern times after being imprisoned for 5,000 years. Get ready for non-stop comic book action when Black Adam makes his way to the big screens on October 19.
6. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Set in the wake of the death of King T’challa, played by Chadwick Boseman who sadly lost his battle to colon cancer in 2020, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever will see the leaders of the futuristic nation of Wakanda strive to protect their kingdom from intervening world powers. Get ready to return to Wakanda and meet some exciting new characters as Black Panther: Wakanda Forever hits cinemas on November 9.
7. An Inconvenient Love
Phenomenal love team Donny Pangilinan and Belle Mariano are set to make their fans “kilig” with the film An Inconvenient Love which is showing on November 23. Directed by Petersen Vargas, this is the second film of “DonBelle” following last year’s Love is Color Blind which was the highest-grossing film of 2021.
8. Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
Our favorite feline is back on the silver screen for another hilarious adventure! Puss in Boots, is back with Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, showing December 7. This newest adventure will see our boot-wearing hero discover that he has used up eight of his nine lives, with one life remaining, he must set out on a journey to find the mystical Last Wish so that he can restore his spent lives.
9. Avatar: The Way of Water
After more than a decade of waiting, Avatar fans can once again travel to the lush paradise of Pandora, a moon in the Alpha Centauri system inhabited by the Na’vi, this December 14. Set more than a decade after the first film in the franchise, Jake Sully has started a family with Neytiri, but as their land is torn apart they must flee and find refuge in Metkayina’s waterworld.