EdsaXXX-thumb-300xauto-35187Verdict: Value for Money

Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.36 (9 ratings)

Genre: Indie, Comedy, Musical

Writer/Director: Khavn dela Cruz

Cast: Epy Quizon, Sheree, Althea Vega, Bong Cabrera

Synopsis: The film is set in the future in the Republic of Ek-Ek-Ek, as a newly installed president (Epy Quizon) discovers that his ascendancy is the work of an evil conspiracy. (Click the City)

MTRCB Rating: R-13

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Reviews:

5.0          Epoy Deyto (Kawts Kamote)

“While still being shown on a work-in-progress status, it felt more complete than Khavn’s Greaseman.” (Read full review)

4.5          Ira Lastrilla (Cinephiles)

“I don’t think i’ll see a local film this year that gave me this much pleasure and joy. Because the film sometimes feels like a documentary on the making of the film, one can sense the outright fun it must have been to go all anarchist on Corregidor. Half-the-time, I didn’t know what was going on, so I cannot wait for its eventual completion, but all I can say in the end is that this is a film about happiness. Nothing is more needed now.”

3.75       Irvin Malcolm Contreras (A Girl and a Gun)

“Imagine Alejandro Jodorowsky was Filipino and made a sci-fi/political satire/musical. It’s as bizarre as it sounds but, as it is, very enjoyable, breezy romp.” (Read full review)

3.5          Philbert Dy (Click the City)

“Through all this madness, the film is clear in its commentary, the satire often lucid and biting.” (Read full review)

3.5          Nicol Latayan (Tit for Tat)

“It took me a while before I can finally set in to what he wants to accomplish, but once it got its stride, this is an enjoyable and witty take on EDSA revolution.” (Read full review)

3.5          Nico Quejano (Cinephiles)

“Sometimes, there are just no words.. but WAZAK!!! It already works for me, even if it still a ‘work in progress’. The semi-crude becomes its aesthetic statement in its own right. But i still prefer the grit of MondoManila.”

3.0          Dodo Dayao (Piling Piling Pelikula)

“Khavn’s reaction to the emptiness the revolutions we celebrate have come to represent is to laugh at its absurdities and lay in a delightful array of music under it, veering from girl group doo-wop to quasi-flamenco to smoldering swamp-blues.” (Read full review)

2.5          Skilty Labastilla (Young Critics Circle)

“Like a Third World Terry Gilliam, the film’s appeal lies in its randomness, madness, absurdity. But in focusing on the pomp and pageantry, the film fails to connect on an emotional level.” (Read full review)

1.0          Cathy Peña (Make Me Blush)

“There was so much irritable ugliness in the amateurish blocking and dance sequences, they seemed like random parts of a long dress rehearsal.” (Read full review)