John Denver Trending tops 2019 film poll, actor Jansen Magpusao named best lead performer

John Denver Trending, the debut film of Arden Rod Condez about a rural teenage boy whose video attacking a classmate goes viral, tops the 9th Annual Pinoy Rebyu poll of the best in Philippine cinema in 2019, with 42 poll participants submitting ballots in 14 categories. The film was an entry to Cinemalaya 2019, where … Continue reading John Denver Trending tops 2019 film poll, actor Jansen Magpusao named best lead performer

Pinoy Rebyu 2019 Poll

BEST FEATURE FILM » 1 – John Denver Trending (315 points) 2 – Cleaners (259.6 pts) 3 – Edward (253.6 pts) 4 – Kalel, 15 (205.6 pts) 5 – Isa Pa, with Feelings (130.6 pts) 6 – Sila-Sila (128.6 pts) 7 – Hello, Love, Goodbye (108 pts) 8 – Ulan (95.6 pts) 9 – Metamorphosis (93 … Continue reading Pinoy Rebyu 2019 Poll

Philippine Cinema 2019: 10 Best Directors

1 – Glenn Barit, Cleaners (89 pts) 2 – Arden Rod Condez, John Denver Trending (78 pts) 3 – Thop Nazareno, Edward (73 pts) 4 – Jun Lana, Kalel, 15 (71 pts) 5 – Giancarlo Abrahan, Sila-Sila (36 pts) 6 – Prime Cruz, Isa Pa, with Feelings (33 pts) 7 – Jet Leyco, For My … Continue reading Philippine Cinema 2019: 10 Best Directors

Philippine Cinema 2019: 10 Best Screenplays

1 – John Denver Trending (Arden Rod Condez) 89 pts 2 – Sila-Sila (Daniel Saniana) 86 pts 3 – Edward (Thop Nazareno, John Paul Bedia, Denise O’ Hara and Sarah Brakensiek) 69 pts 4 – Cleaners (Glenn Barit) 55 pts 5 – Kalel, 15 (Jun Lana) 50 pts 6 – Isa Pa with Feelings (Jen … Continue reading Philippine Cinema 2019: 10 Best Screenplays

Philippine Cinema 2019: 10 Best First Features

1 – John Denver Trending (Arden Rod Condez) 128 pts 2 – Cleaners (Glenn Barit) 108 pts 3 – Metamorphosis (J.E. Tiglao) 64 pts 4 – Verdict (Raymund Ribay Gutierrez) 40 pts 5 – Mina-anud (Kerwin Go) 23 pts 6 – No Data Plan (Miko Revereza) 21 pts 7 – Belle Douleur (Joji Alonso) 20 … Continue reading Philippine Cinema 2019: 10 Best First Features

Philippine Cinema 2019: 10 Best Edited Films

1 – Cleaners (Che Tagyamon and Noah Loyola) 85 pts 2 – Edward (Thop Nazareno, Joyce Bernal, and JR Cabrera) 47 pts 3 – For My Alien Friend (Jet Leyco) 42 pts 4 – John Denver Trending (Benjo Ferrer III)  41 pts 5 – Kalel, 15 (Benjamin Tolentino) 31 pts 6 – Isa Pa, with … Continue reading Philippine Cinema 2019: 10 Best Edited Films

Philippine Cinema 2019: 10 Best Soundtracks

1 – LSS (Songs: Ben & Ben; Score: Pat Lasaten) 75 pts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5ktQh3sWZk&list=PLkXYx-DE0Co5Nebnkdc0bY8c9NgSjS-bD 2 – John Denver Trending (Len Calvo) 62 pts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qx34SJNytb8 3 – Cleaners (Various artists) 38 pts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_JF2envsVA 4 – Isa Pa with Feelings (Songs: Various artists; Score: Andrew Florentino) 36 pts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KK3tIclJ140&list=PLfZXBtfgi1jkEw4InW4LQbmBaa5Qo4uFB&index=1 5 – Sila-Sila (Songs: Various artists; Score: Igo Gonzalez) … Continue reading Philippine Cinema 2019: 10 Best Soundtracks

100 Best Filipino Films Directed by Women, Top 10

10     Sana Maulit Muli (Olivia Lamasan, 1995)  Agnes (Lea Salonga) and Jerry's (Aga Muhlach) relationship becomes distant when Agnes migrates to America. 9     Anak (Rory Quintos, 2000)  After working in Hong Kong for a decade to support her family, Josie (Vilma Santos) returns home to find her children’s lives in ruins. Since their … Continue reading 100 Best Filipino Films Directed by Women, Top 10

100 Best Filipino Films Directed by Women, 20-11

20     Ang Huling Cha-Cha ni Anita (Sigrid Andrea Bernardo, 2013)  A 12-year old Anita (Therese Malvar) falls in love with the new woman in town (Angel Aquino); years later, a girlhood crush blossoms during the Fiesta of Santa Clara in Obando, Bulacan. 19     Tundong Magiliw (Jewel Maranan, 2011)  An immersion into life before … Continue reading 100 Best Filipino Films Directed by Women, 20-11

100 Best Filipino Films Directed by Women, 30-21

30     Nervous Translation (Shireen Seno, 2017)  Eight year-old Yael (Janna Agoncillo), shy to a fault, lives in her own private world. One day she finds out about a pen that can "translate" the thoughts and feelings of nervous people. 29     Init sa Magdamag (Laurice Guillen, 1983)  Becky (Lorna Tolentino) is in love with … Continue reading 100 Best Filipino Films Directed by Women, 30-21