Filmmakers Discuss What Makes “Patay Na Si Hesus” So Alive

No one gets crucified in the new satirical comedy “Patay na si Hesus.” Well, no one or nothing except Pinoy cinema’s tired cliches, our outdated biases, predictable expectations and actors’ over-the-top performances. The latter gets skewered by the cast’s purposely deadpan dialogue delivery led by the effortless Jaclyn Jose rendering punchlines funnier, the stabs more…

Columbia Pictures Picks “Patay Na Si Hesus” For Distribution

Columbia Pictures picks for distribution the Philippines comedy “Patay na si Hesus,” starring Cannes Film Festival 2016’s Best Actress (“Ma’ Rosa”) Jaclyn Jose. Home to blockbuster films such as “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” the Resident Evil franchise, and the James Bond movies “Spectre” and “Skyfall,” the Sony-owned company marks its return to local movie distribution with the…