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  • G
  • 2018
  • 1 hr 55 min
  • 3.6  (261)

Fantastica is a 2018 Filipino romantic comedy film from director Barry Gonzales and it stars three giants of the Philippine entertainment industry, Vice Ganda, Richard Gutierrez, and Dingdong Dantes. The movie revolves around the story of a struggling theater group, the Fanta-Glee, which is owned by Belat (played by Vice Ganda). Their theater is set to be acquired by two real estate moguls from the US, Vince (Richard Gutierrez) and his sister, Tina (Maymay Entrata). In order to save their theater, Belat and his group go on a journey to Fantastica, a magical world where they meet various creatures and encounter different challenges.

Belat, the protagonist, is determined to save their theater by winning back the legendary sword of Princess Rainbow which they believe holds the key to their salvation. To do this, they must cross the different provinces of Fantastica and face their respective guardians before they can reach the rainbow.

Throughout their journey, they met Prince Pryce (Dingdong Dantes) who happens to be the love interest of Belat. Prince Pryce was one of the guardians they needed to beat to get through to the rainbow. The love story between Belat and Prince Pryce adds an additional layer of complexity and humor to the movie.

The film takes the viewers to a world of fairies, talking animals, and mystical creatures. It is a visually stunning movie that showcases the breathtaking landscapes of colorful forests, beautiful oceans, and mystical castles. It is a fantastical world that will capture the imagination of the viewers.

As expected from a Vice Ganda movie, humor is abundant in Fantastica. There are funny and witty one-liners that will make the audience laugh out loud. The actors show off their comedic timing and chemistry that the viewers will surely enjoy.

Aside from its humor, the movie also has a heartwarming message about the value of friendship, family, and the importance of perseverance. The struggles of the Fanta-Glee theater group teaches that with the right attitude, and supportive friends and family, one can surpass any obstacles.

The film also features impressive performances from its ensemble cast. Vice Ganda as Belat delivers the needed energy and humor that the role demands. Richard Gutierrez and Dingdong Dantes showcase their acting chops as they portray different characters in the movie.

Maymay Entrata, who plays Belat's sidekick, provides appropriate comedic relief at important moments. The supporting cast also stands out with their well-executed performances that add color to the movie.

Furthermore, Fantastica also features a great soundtrack. The film showcases original songs from the talented musical composer Vehnee Saturno. The score captures the character of the film and adds excitement to the viewers' experience.

Overall, Fantastica is an enjoyable movie that is perfect for the whole family. It's a hilarious, heartwarming, and visually stunning film that delivers relatable messages of friendship, family, and perseverance. The movie is a must-see for those who enjoy a good laugh, appreciate a good story, and love the magic of a magical world.

Fantastica is a 2018 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 55 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 3.6.

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    1 hr 55 min
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    3.6  (261)