i-luv-u-pare-koVerdict: Avoid at All Costs

Pinoy Rebyu Score: 1.25 (2 ratings)

Genre: Comedy

Writer/Director: Neal Tan

Cast: Rocco Nacino, Rodjun Cruz, Arnell Ignacio, Julio Diaz, Melissa Mendez, Tita Swarding, Marissa Sanchez, Isadora, Bekimon

Synopsis: Best friends Sam and Carlo (Rocco Nacino and Rodjun Cruz) do everything together. They do have one secret between them, however: Sam is actually gay, and he’s in love with Carlo. The problem is that Carlo is a big time homophobe, so Sam has to put up an act around him all the time. But when Carlo gets into some trouble, Sam sees an opportunity to finally come out to his friend. He tries to solve Carlo’s problems, hoping to use the goodwill to win him over. But something unexpected happens. (Click the City)

MTRCB rating: R-16

Running time: 100 mins



1.5       Rianne Hill Soriano (Business World)

“The issues it tries to address about gays and how the society treats them are clichéd, and the actors are unable to overcome the narrative’s predictable twists and turns.” (Read full review)

1.0       Philbert Dy (Click the City)

I Luv U Pare Ko is a confused mess of a comedy that never gets around to being funny.” (Read full review)