December is dubbed as the season of loving and sharing and Cinema One is just about to do that by serving some romantic movies to your heart’s content. Prepare to be swept off your feet by watching your favorite love teams on “Romance Central” at 5PM every Sunday this December.
LOVE YOU TO THE STARS AND BACK
Lead Stars: Joshua Garcia, Julia Barretto
Director: Antoinette Jadaone
The movie tells the story of an eccentric and socially awkward girl, Mika (Julia Barretto), who decides to go on a road trip with a very strange goal – to look for aliens. In her trip, Mika accidentally bumps into a simple and good-humored boy, Caloy (Joshua Garcia), whom she chooses to give a free ride to until he reaches his destination. Mika is surprised to know that Caloy has cancer. But despite his condition, he has learned to accept his fate and remained positive and joyful. They unexpectedly teach each other an important lesson on love and life – one that takes most people a lifetime to learn.
TALK BACK AND YOU’RE DEAD
Lead Stars: James Reid, Nadine Lustre
Director: Andoy Ranay
It all started with a fight. Miracle Samantha “Sam” Perez (Nadine Lustre) finds herself confronting “bad boy” Timothy Odelle “Top” Pendleton (James Reid) over her friend he supposedly had hurt. The next events are intense, crazy, with huge doses of sweetness in between: There’s kidnapping, fixed relationships, whisking someone away with a helicopter, just to name a few. Sam, the “perfect girl,” becomes smitten with Top, and the feeling is mutual.
MY EX AND WHYS
Lead Stars: Enrique Gil, Liza Soberano
Director: Cathy Garcia-Molina
"My Ex and Whys" follows the story of Cali (Liza Soberano) is a blogger who owns the up-and-coming blog "The Bakit List." She dreams of becoming a social media influencer. That's why when an exchange with equally "mahugot" user @DahilListBoy goes viral, she seizes the opportunity of a lifetime, even if that includes meeting the person behind the mystery account. It turns out this boy is her ex Gio (Enrique Gil), who wants to get her back. Cali is determined to not let him win, so although an irresistible deal forces them to work together, she convinces herself to not trust Gio again. But how can she keep her walls up? How will she keep herself together when she starts asking her most important why: Why do you still love someone who've caused you pain?
LOVING IN TANDEM
Lead Stars: Edward Barber, Maymay Entrata
Director: Giselle Andres
MayWards first movie team up "Loving In Tandem" follows the story of Shine (Maymay Entrata), a positive and determined girl who will do everything for her family. She meets the balikbayan Luke (Edward Barber) in the most unusual circumstance and later on finds herself experiencing various stages of love – as they get closer. With a bit of a language barrier getting in the way (or not, really), the two accidentally put themselves in an awkward (but nonetheless, kilig!) situation when Luke announced in their entire barangay that Shine is his “JOWA.” Will the language of their hearts triumph over whatever differences Shine and Luke have? How will they change each other’s lives?
CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE
Lead Stars: Daniel Padilla, Kathryn Bernardo
Director: Mae Czarina Cruz
"Can't Help Falling In Love" will show us how fate will bring together two strangers, named Gab (Kathryn Bernardo) and Dos (Daniel Padilla), who accidentally got married. How? Why? When? Where? And... what?! Will Dos heed Gab's request of agreeing to an annulment (as soon as possible, take note!)? Will the process be that easy or something will get in the way?