For many of us who are self-quarantining due to the COVID-19 pandemic, filling the empty hours’ isolation has been very difficult. During the course of the quarantine period, many of us have been using the internet for entertainment, and streaming sites have been definitely one of our best home buddies.
As we wait for this disaster to be over, laying on a couch while watching movies or TV series has been the most obvious lifestyle for some of us. To satisfy people’s thirst for cinema, streaming apps and websites such as Netflix have been releasing a wide-array of Filipino films and series during the quarantine period—but sometimes, they’d still miss a lot of quality stories from our local filmmakers. (Read: Here’s why you feel so tired while in quarantine — and what to do with it!)
Fortunately, a lot of Filipino movies and series have become available in a lot of streaming apps over the quarantine period. Surprised? My Pope knows where to catch them! (Read:What will happen to your subscriptions if the gov’t taxes Spotify, Netflix?)
Cignal Play is a web and a mobile streaming app by Cignal TV, Inc. Currently, it carries up to 50+ of the best channels in sports, news, lifestyle, and entertainment, along with 300+ hours of movies and series.
Babae At Baril, Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus, and Para Sa Broken Hearted are only some of the movies you can watch and enjoy if you avail the Cignal Play Premium subscription for only Php 75. So what are you waiting for? Download the Cignal Play app now on App Store or Google Play!
iWant TV is a streaming app by ABS-CBN that lets you enjoy Filipino shows and movies exclusively. And alas, they offer a wide array of Filipino entertainment! Here, you can find iWant Originals, restored Filipino movies, old and new teleseryes, documentaries, and more. Filipino-approved foreign movies are also available on the streaming app.
With iFlix, you can access a huge collection of TV shows and movies from all around the world. In fact, they offer blockbuster hit films from Hollywood, Korea, and even the Philippines! iFlix offers one month-free trial for its subscribers and will cost Php 129 per month after the trial lapses.
LSS (Last Song Syndrome), Sid & Aya (Not A Love Story), and Barcelona: A Love Untold are just some of the Filipino movies you can watch on the streaming app. Plus, you can watch their shows whenever or wherever you want because you can download the movies on your phone, laptop, tablet or TV!
Several production studios have provided a way for people to kill boredom by uploading several of its full-length films on YouTube, free of charge! TBA Studios and Cinemo One recently updated the good number of their full-length movies for free on their official YouTube channel. Plus, they have an app that can be easily downloaded on the App Store or GooglePlay!