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

Philippine Cinema 2016: Best Screenplay

1 - Die Beautiful (Rody Vera) 32 points 2 - Mercury Is Mine (Jason Paul Laxamana) 21 points 3 - Ma' Rosa (Troy Espiritu) 20 points 4 - How To Be Yours (Patrick John Valencia, Hyro Aguinaldo and Dan Villegas) 13 points, 5 votes 5 - Women of the Weeping River (Sheron Dayoc) 13 points, … Continue reading Philippine Cinema 2016: Best Screenplay

Philippine Cinema 2016: 5 Best Documentaries

1 - Sunday Beauty Queen (Babyruth Villarama) 44 points 2 - Forbidden Memory (Gutierrez Mangansakan II) 23 points 3 - Curiosity, Adventure and Love (Sunshine Lichauco de Leon and Suzanne Richiardone) 18 points, 7 votes, 1 second-place vote 4 - People Power Bombshell: The Diary of Vietnam Rose (John Torres) 18 points, 7 votes, no second-place vote … Continue reading Philippine Cinema 2016: 5 Best Documentaries