JoshJulia’s ‘Love You to the Stars and Back’ earns Php60M

  • Page Views 10810
  • Joshua Garcia and Julia Barretto’s movie earns P60million after a week. According to Star Cinema!

    Fans of Joshua Garcia and Julia Barretto’s romance-drama flick Love You To The Stars and Back weren’t able to contain their excitement as ticket sales for the movie was finally released on Tuesday night.

    Writer-director Antoinette Jadaone dazzled us with her captivating indie love story, “That Thing Called Tadhana,” which was a surprise hit now  back to top form in “Love You to the Stars and Back,” a young adult romance with three-dimensional characters and top-notch, heartfelt performances by the two leads, Joshua Garcia and Julia Barretto, who both have winning, endearing screen personalities.

    This is their reunion after the MMFF surprise hit, “Vince and Kath and James,” and they’re even better here than in their first movie together.

    Joshua’s appealing man-boy charisma really holds the screen and works so well for his role as Caloy, a Batangueno who is suffering from leukemia but continues to have an upbeat, cheerful outlook in life even if he’s well aware of the fragility of his existence. He lives in the present because he may have no future and it helps that he is not afraid of making fun of himself, like when he is self-deprecatingly counting his non-existent abs.

    Julia’s veneer of vulnerability also works in her favor as Mika, a young woman grieving for the untimely passing of her mom (Carmina Villaroel) and resentful of her dad’s (Ariel Rivera) new relationship with her very considerate stepmom (Maricar Reyes), who is trying hard to win her confidence. Julia handles her sensitive scenes with persuasive emotional depth.

    Love You To The Stars and Back follows the story of teens Mika and Caloy who embarked on a journey to be “taken by aliens.”

    The movie will be released in Canada starting September 8, 2017. See poster on pages 14-15.

    (abs-cbn)

    Share

    New Posts Recently publish post More

    • 16 May 2024
      1 week ago No comment

      Plans drawn for Canada visit of Bongbong Marcos

      Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mélanie Joly hosted her Philippine counterpart Enrique Manalo in Ottawa on May 8, 2024. In a media release that day, Joly related that she and Manalo held wide-ranging discussions on several shared concerns between their two nations, from defence cooperation to climate action. The ...

    • 16 May 2024
      1 week ago No comment

      OVERSEAS WELFARE OFFICE (OWWA) SIGNED AN AGREEMENT WITH A SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH

      A historic event happened on April 11, 2024 at the Dosa Restaurant on Kingsway, Vancouver. when the Seventh-day Adventist Church, the Vancouver Filipino in particular, has signed The Memorandum of Understanding between the church and Allan A. Ignacio, Philippine Consulate Officer, and Olive Macawili, OIC Assistant Labor Attache, MIGRANT ...

    • 25 April 2024
      1 month ago No comment

      It’s official: April 27 is Lapu-Lapu Day in Vancouver and B.C.

      The Province of British Columbia and the City of Vancouver are proclaiming April 27, 2024 as Lapu-Lapu Day. In addition, the City of Vancouver is illuminating city hall on Cambie Street and the Burrard Street Bridge with Philippine colours in honour of Lapu-Lapu, the first national hero of the ...

    • 04 April 2024
      2 months ago No comment

      Filipinos report racism in Canadian community sports

      Filipinos are likely to experience or witness racism during community sports in Canada. This finding was part of the data released by Statistics Canada following its latest survey of participation and experiences in community sports. The national statistical agency defines “community sports” as “organized sports, including those played in ...

    • 21 March 2024
      2 months ago No comment

      Canada eyes space cooperation with Philippines

      The Philippines held its first space cooperation conference on March 19, 2024 as the country seeks to explore opportunities presented by the heavens. The conference was organized by the Stratbase Albert del Rosario Institute for Strategic and International Studies, a Metro Manila-based think-tank; the fledgling Philippine Space Agency; and ...

    %d bloggers like this: