Philippine Cinema 2017: 10 Best Scenes

1 - The ending (Respeto) Paul Castillo, Kung Sine Sine Lang: " Treb Monteras, director: " Chai Fonacier, actor: "   2 - The blackout (Ang Larawan) Tristan Zinampan, Screen Anarchy: " Loy Arcenas, director: "The blackout scene was designed to use the length and expanse of the Villavicencio bahay-na-bato (the location used in the … Continue reading Philippine Cinema 2017: 10 Best Scenes

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10 Best Filipino Films of 2017

Skilty Labastilla 10  History of the Underground Commercially released in a handful of theaters in Quezon City (UPFI, Cinema Centenario), Keith Sicat and Sari Dalena’s documentary charts the beginnings and growth of the country’s underground movement through the insights of its key figures, including Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria Sison. Interviews and rare … Continue reading 10 Best Filipino Films of 2017

The 50 Best Filipino Films of the 21st Century

A few days after resigning from the Metro Manila Film Festival Executive Committee, film critic Rolando Tolentino tweeted, "Ang pelikula di naalaala dahil sa kita nito kundi sa kontribusyon sa kaluluwa ng bayan." Pinoy Rebyu's goal in coming up with best-of lists since 2010 has always been to make casual moviegoers gradually discover gems in … Continue reading The 50 Best Filipino Films of the 21st Century

Ma’ Rosa tops 6th Annual Film Poll, named best in four other categories

Ma’ Rosa, Brillante Mendoza’s gripping drama about an urban poor family embroiled in backroom police extortion as a result of their involvement in small-time drug-dealing, grabbed the top spot in the Best Film category of the 6th Annual Pinoy Rebyu Poll for excellence in Philippine cinema in 2016 as voted by online film reviewers. Ma’ … Continue reading Ma’ Rosa tops 6th Annual Film Poll, named best in four other categories

Philippine Cinema 2016: 20 Best Supporting Performances

1 - Christian Bables (Die Beautiful) 140.5 points 2 - John Lloyd Cruz (Ang Babaeng Humayo) 88 points 3 - Mercedes Cabral (Oro) 49.5 points 4 - Rhed Bustamante (Seklusyon) 44.5 points 5 - Maxene Eigenmann (Ned's Project) 29.5 points 6 - Nonie Buencamino (Ang Babaeng Humayo) 29 points 7 - Jordan Herrera (Best. Partee. … Continue reading Philippine Cinema 2016: 20 Best Supporting Performances

Philippine Cinema 2016: 20 Best Lead Performances

1 - Jaclyn Jose (Ma' Rosa) 122 points 2 - Paolo Ballesteros (Die Beautiful) 102.5 points 3 - Hasmine Killip (Pamilya Ordinaryo) 71.5 points 4 - Charo Santos (Ang Babaeng Humayo) 52.5 points 5 - Irma Adlawan (Oro) 49.5 points 6 - Angeli Bayani (Ned's Project) 37.5 points 7 - Laila Putli P. Ulao (Women … Continue reading Philippine Cinema 2016: 20 Best Lead Performances

Philippine Cinema 2016: 10 Best Scenes

One of the categories that we're always excited to see the results for is Best Scene. We first included the category in 2012, where the opening mermaid scene of Kalayaan was chosen as the top scene. In 2013, Jhong Hilario beating up a heavily pregnant Mercedes Cabral after finding out her treachery in Badil topped … Continue reading Philippine Cinema 2016: 10 Best Scenes

Philippine Cinema 2016: Best Editing

1 - Ma' Rosa (Diego Marx Dobles) 25 points 2 - Die Beautiful (Benjamin Tolentino) 22 points 3 - Pamilya Ordinaryo (Carlo Francisco Manatad) 15 points, 5 votes 4 - Women of the Weeping River (Carlo Francisco Manatad) 15 points, 4 votes 5 - Sunday Beauty Queen (Chuck Gutierrez) 13 points 6 - Seklusyon (Jay Halili) 10 … Continue reading Philippine Cinema 2016: Best Editing

Philippine Cinema 2016: 10 Best Directors

1 - Brillante Mendoza (Ma' Rosa) 41 points 2 - Lav Diaz (Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis) 33 points 3 - Lav Diaz (Ang Babaeng Humayo) 23 points, 6 votes 4 - Sheron Dayoc (Women of the Weeping River) 23 points, 5 votes 5 - Eduardo Roy, Jr. (Pamilya Ordinaryo) 18 points 6 - Jun Lana … Continue reading Philippine Cinema 2016: 10 Best Directors