Moron 5 and the Crying Lady

Verdict: Do Something Else Pinoy Rebyu Score: 1.78 (7 ratings) Genre: Comedy Director: Wenn V. Deramas Writer: Mel del Rosario Cast: Billy Crawford, DJ Durano, John Lapus, Luis Manzano, Mart Escudero, Marvin Agustin Synopsis: The movie follows the exploits of five friends: Albert (Luis Manzano), Isaac (Billy Crawford), Mozart (DJ Durano), Mike (Mart Escudero), and Aris (Marvin Agustin). The five … Continue reading Moron 5 and the Crying Lady

Modern Classics: 1991

Hihintayin Kita sa Langit  Director: Carlos Siguion-Reyna Writer: Raquel Villavicencio Cast: Richard Gomez, Dawn Zulueta, Michael de Mesa, Eric Quizon, Jackie Lou Blanco The movie that Pinoy moviegoers fell in love with in 1991. Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte’s tragic love story set in the moors is well-suited to the Pinoy romantic sensibility, as evidenced by … Continue reading Modern Classics: 1991

Modern Classics: 1990

Andrea, Paano Ba ang Maging Isang Ina? Director: Gil Portes Writer: Ricardo Lee Cast: Nora Aunor, Gina Alajar, Lloyd Samartino, Dan Alvaro Aunor delivers one of the fiercest performances of her career as an NPA rebel who goes pregnant and temporarily leaves her baby with her best friend (Gina Alajar, also bringing her A-game) as … Continue reading Modern Classics: 1990

100 Philippine Modern Movie Classics

Inspired by Yahoo’s 100 Modern Movie Classics, Pinoy Rebyu has come up with a list of 100 Philippine Modern Movie Classics (films released from 1990 to 2009). As with any best-of list, ours is highly subjective, and we expect to elicit reactions from you, dear readers. What films did we miss that you think deserve … Continue reading 100 Philippine Modern Movie Classics

My Kontrabida Girl

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.71 (19 ratings) Genre: Romance, Comedy Writers: Jade Francis Castro and Aloy Adlawan Director: Jade Castro Cast: Aljur Abrenica, Rhian Ramos, Jake Vargas, Bea Binene, Chariz Solomon, Kevin Santos, Enzo Pineda, Sef Cadayona, Ken Chan, Bela Padilla, Gwen Zamora, Ms Bella Flores Synopsis: Isabel (Rhian Ramos) has built her on career on being … Continue reading My Kontrabida Girl

Huling Halik

Verdict: Avoid at all Costs Pinoy Rebyu Score: 1.17 (3 ratings) Genre: Pink Film, Drama Writer/Director: Zig Dulay Cast: Kenjie Garcia, Joeffrey Javier, Jayjay Jimenez, Imaculee Madrigal, Patrick Esteban, Jed Medrano, Marc Jacob Synopsis: In the midst of celebrating flowers in bloom in Panagbenga Flower Festival, JM (Kenjie Garcia) and ILI (Joeffrey Javier) try to rekindle their withering relationship. … Continue reading Huling Halik

Haruo is YCC Film Desk’s best film of 2011

Haruo, Adolfo Alix Jr.’s tale about a Yakuza member seeking to lead a new life in Manila, got the nod of the Young Critics Circle as the best film of 2011. Rodolfo Vera bagged the best screenplay award for Niño, a story about a once-elite family coping with inevitable decline. Other winners include Diana Zubiri for … Continue reading Haruo is YCC Film Desk’s best film of 2011

Hitman

Verdict: Do Something Else Pinoy Rebyu Score: 1.88 (4 ratings) Genre: Action Director: Cesar Montano Writers: Willy Laconsay and Cesar Montano Cast: Cesar Montano, Phillip Salvador, Sam Pinto, Ricky Davao, Diego Montano, Mark Herras, Joko Diaz, Rommel Montano, Jeffrey Tam, Sunshine Garcia, Onchie dela Cruz, Alexis Navarro Synopsis: A hitman awakens from a coma, years … Continue reading Hitman

Salo

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.00 (2 ratings) Genre: Drama, Pink Film Writer/Director: Miko Jacinto Cast: Kristoffer King, Paolo Rivero, Perla Bautista, Jeff Luna, Anita Linda Synopsis: Rene (Paolo Rivero) is supporting his ailing grandmother by running the family business. His grandmother's friend is constantly trying to set him up with various women, hoping that he'll finally … Continue reading Salo

Hiram na Ama

Verdict: Avoid at all Costs Pinoy Rebyu Score: 1.00 (2 ratings) Genre: Drama, Pink Film Writer/Director: Lucas Mercado Cast: Brando Madrigal, Luigi Romeo, Ian Mensias, Angel del Rio Synopsis: Ross and Peachy (Brando Madrigal and Angel del Rio) have just gotten married. While on honeymoon in Baguio, Brando confesses a secret: he's sterile. Determined to have kids, the couple … Continue reading Hiram na Ama