Philippine Cinema 2016: Best Ensemble

1 – Oro (30 points)

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2 – Hiblang Abo (24 points)

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3 – Purgatoryo (21 points)

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4 – Ma’ Rosa (19 points, 6 votes)

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5 – Pauwi Na (19 points, 5 votes)

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6 – Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis (17 points)

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7 – Ang Babaeng Humayo (13 points)

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8 – 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten (12 points, 5 votes)

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9 – Women of the Weeping River (12 points, 4 votes)

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10 – Patay Na Si Hesus (11 points)

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INDIVIDUAL BALLOTS »

RITO ASILO (Philippine Daily Inquirer)

  1. Victor Villanueva’s “Patay na si Hesus” (Jaclyn Jose, Chai Fonacier, Melde Montañez, Paul Vincent Viado)
  2. Paolo Villaluna’s “Pauwi Na” (Cherry Pie Picache, Bembol Roco, Meryll Soriano, Chai Fonacier, Jess Mendoza, Jerald Napoles)
  3. Petersen Vargas’ “2 Cool 2 B 4gotten” (Khalil Ramos/ Ethan Salvador/ Jameson Blake)
  4. Derick Cabrido’s “Purgatoryo” (Bernardo Bernardo, Kristoffer King, Elora Españo, Chrome Cosio, Mara Lopez, Jess Mendoza, Sam Quintana, Japo Parcero, Arnold Reyes, Lou Veloso)
  5. Jun Lana’s “Die Beautiful” (Paolo Ballesteros, Christian Bables, Joel Torre, Gladys Reyes, Luis Alandy, Albie Casiño, Lou Veloso)

ROBERT CERDA (Space-Aso)

  1. Oro
  2. Ma ‘Rosa
  3. Ang Babaeng Humayo
  4. Women of the Weeping River
  5. Padre De Familia

ARCHIE DEL MUNDO (DList.ph)

  1. Pauwi Na
  2. Women of the Weeping River
  3. Ang Babaeng Humayo
  4. Oro
  5. Ma’Rosa

JAMES ESPINOZA (Film Police)

  1. Cast of Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis
  2. Cast of Hiblang Abo
  3. Cast of Si Magdalola at ang mga Gago
  4. Cast of Best. Partee. Ever.
  5. Cast of 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten

MIKOY FERNANDEZ (Mga Katha ng Haraya)

  1. Hiblang Abo
  2. EDSA
  3. Malinak Ya Labi

RICKY GALLARDO (Business Mirror)

  1. Purgatoryo
  2. Oro
  3. Women of the Weeping River
  4. Hiblang Abo
  5. Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis

EMIL HOFILEÑA (Cinemil Movie Reviews)

  1. Hiblang Abo
  2. Purgatoryo
  3. Patay Na si Hesus
  4. Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis
  5. Ma’ Rosa

JSON JAVIER (The Spotless Mind)

  1. Sunday Beauty Queen
  2. Ma’ Rosa
  3. Sakaling Hindi Makarating
  4. Star Na Si Van Damme Stallone
  5. Camp Sawi

SKILTY LABASTILLA (Pinoy Rebyu)

  1. Ma’ Rosa
  2. Ang Babaeng Humayo
  3. Women of the Weeping River
  4. Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis
  5. 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten

RICARDO ESPINO LOPEZ (The Knee-Jerk Critic)

  1. Oro
  2. Ma’ Rosa
  3. Hele
  4. 2 Cool 2 B Forgotten
  5. Tuos

MACKY MACARAYAN (Death of Traditional Cinema)

  1. Hiblang Abo
  2. Die Beautiful
  3. Area
  4. Daughters of the Three-Tailed Banner
  5. Oro

FIDEL ANTONIO MEDEL (Pixelated Popcorn)

  1. Apocalypse Child
  2. Star Na Si Van Damme Stallone
  3. Anino sa Likod ng Buwan
  4. Hiblang Abo
  5. Ang Babaeng Humayo

NOOD.PH

  1. Vince and Kath and James
  2. Pamilya Ordinaryo
  3. Pauwi Na
  4. Oro

CATHY PEÑA (Make Me Blush)

  1. 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten
  2. Vince & Kath & James
  3. Sunday Beauty Queen
  4. The Unmarried Wife
  5. Frederikke Aspock’s Rosita

BERNARD SANTOS (My Movie World)

  1. Oro
  2. Pauwi Na
  3. Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis
  4. Purgatoryo
  5. Patay Na Si Hesus

NAZAMEL TABARES (Pelikula Mania)

  1. Oro
  2. Pauwi Na
  3. Purgatoryo
  4. Patay na si Hesus
  5. Pitong Kabang Palay

JOHN TAWASIL (Present Confusion)

  1. Hiblang Abo
  2. Oro
  3. Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis

EMIL NOR URAO (The Movie Bud)

  1. Purgatoryo
  2. Apocalypse Child
  3. EDSA
  4. Ang Babaeng Humayo
  5. Camp Sawi

Philippine Cinema 2016: Best Screenplay

1 – Die Beautiful (Rody Vera) 32 points

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2 – Mercury Is Mine (Jason Paul Laxamana) 21 points

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3 – Ma’ Rosa (Troy Espiritu) 20 points

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4 – How To Be Yours (Patrick John Valencia, Hyro Aguinaldo and Dan Villegas) 13 points, 5 votes

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5 – Women of the Weeping River (Sheron Dayoc) 13 points, 3 votes

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6 – Ang Babae sa Septic Tank 2: #ForeverIsNotEnough (Chris Martinez) 12 points, 4 votes, 1 second-place vote

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7 – Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis (Lav Diaz) 12 points, 4 votes, no second-place vote

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8 – 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten (Jason Paul Laxamana) 11 points

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9 – Pamilya Ordinaryo (Eduardo Roy, Jr.) 8 points, 4 votes

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10 – Ang Babaeng Humayo (Lav Diaz) 8 points, 3 votes

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INDIVIDUAL BALLOTS »

ROBERT CERDA (Space-Aso)

  1. Lav Diaz – Ang Babaeng Humayo
  2. Troy Espiritu – Ma’ Rosa
  3. Sheron Dayoc – Women of The Weeping River
  4. Patrick John Valencia, Hyro Aguinaldo – How To Be Yours
  5. Rody Vera – Die Beautiful

ARCHIE DEL MUNDO (DList.ph)

  1. Sheron Dayoc (Women of the Weeping River)
  2. Paolo Picones and Gym Lumbera (Piding)
  3. Bradley Liew, Bianca Balbuena (Singing in Graveyards)
  4. Patrick R. Valencia, Hyro P. Aguinaldo (How To Be Yours)
  5. Ellen Ramos, Paolo Villaluna (Pauwi Na)

JAMES ESPINOZA (Film Police)

  1. Mercury Is Mine
  2. Ang Babae sa Septic Tank 2 #ForeverIsNotEnough
  3. Ned’s Project
  4. Si Magdalola at ang mga Gago
  5. Kusina

MIKOY FERNANDEZ (Mga Katha ng Haraya)

  1. Die Beautiful
  2. Patay Na Si Hesus
  3. Ma’ Rosa
  4. Mercury is Mine
  5. Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank 2

RICKY GALLARDO (Business Mirror)

  1. Paolo Villaluna & Ellen Ramos (Pauwi Na)
  2. Eduardo Roy, Jr. (Pamilya Ordinaryo)
  3. Lav Diaz (Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis)
  4. Derick Cabrido & Denise O’Hara, (Purgatoryo)
  5. Jason Paul Laxamana, (Mercury is Mine)

EMIL HOFILEÑA (Cinemil Movie Reviews)

  1. How to Be Yours
  2. Hiblang Abo
  3. Purgatoryo
  4. Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B
  5. Ringgo: The Dog Shooter

JSON JAVIER (The Spotless Mind)

  1. Denise O’Hara (Tuos)
  2. Rody Vera (Die Beautiful)
  3. Ice Idanan and Petersen Vargas (Sakaling Hindi Makarating)
  4. Chris Martinez (Ang Babae sa Septic Tank 2: #ForeverIsNotEnough)
  5. Eduardo Roy, Jr. (Pamilya Ordinaryo)

SKILTY LABASTILLA (Pinoy Rebyu)

  1. Women of the Weeping River (Sheron Dayoc)
  2. Kusina (Cenon Palomares)
  3. Malinak Ya Labi (Jose Abdel Langit)
  4. Area (Robby Tantingco)
  5. Ang Babaeng Humayo (Lav Diaz)

RICARDO ESPINO LOPEZ (The Knee-Jerk Critic)

  1. 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten
  2. Mercury Is Mine
  3. Die Beautiful
  4. Hele
  5. Tuos

MACKY MACARAYAN (Death of Traditional Cinema)

  1. Jason Paul Laxamana, MERCURY IS MINE
  2. Rody Vera, DIE BEAUTIFUL
  3. Robby Tantingco, AREA
  4. Fatrick Tabada, PATAY NA SI HESUS
  5. Troy Espiritu, MA ROSA

FIDEL ANTONIO MEDEL (Pixelated Popcorn)

  1. Ma’ Rosa
  2. 4 Days
  3. Tuos
  4. Sakaling Hindi Makarating
  5. Apocalypse Child

NOOD.PH

  1. Vince and Kath and James
  2. Die Beautiful
  3. Seklusyon
  4. 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten
  5. Ned’s Project

CATHY PEÑA (Make Me Blush)

  1. Lav Diaz for Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis
  2. Troy Espiritu for Ma Rosa
  3. Jason Paul Laxamana for 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten
  4. Lav Diaz for Ang Babaeng Humayo
  5. Daisy Cayanan, Kim Noromor, Anjanette Haw for Vince & Kath & James

BERNARD SANTOS (My Movie World)

  1. Jun Lana – Die Beautiful
  2. Troy Espiritu – Ma’Rosa
  3. Joseph Israel Laban & Denise O’Hara – Purgatoryo
  4. Eduardo Roy Jr. – Pamilya Ordinaryo
  5. Froilan Medina – Dukot

NAZAMEL TABARES (Pelikula Mania)

  1. Star na si Van Damme Stallone
  2. Die Beautiful
  3. Mercury is Mine
  4. Ma’ Rosa
  5. How to Be Yours

JOHN TAWASIL (Present Confusion)

  1. Lily
  2. Ma’Rosa
  3. 2 Cool 2 Be 4Gotten

EMIL NOR URAO (The Movie Bud)

  1. Ang Babae sa Septic Tank 2
  2. Dagsin
  3. How to Be Yours
  4. Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis
  5. Mercury is Mine

Philippine Cinema 2016: 5 Best Documentaries

1 – Sunday Beauty Queen (Babyruth Villarama) 44 points

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2 – Forbidden Memory (Gutierrez Mangansakan II) 23 points

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3 – Curiosity, Adventure and Love (Sunshine Lichauco de Leon and Suzanne Richiardone) 18 points, 7 votes, 1 second-place vote

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4 – People Power Bombshell: The Diary of Vietnam Rose (John Torres) 18 points, 7 votes, no second-place vote

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5 – Piding (Gym Lumbera and Paolo Picones) 7 points

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INDIVIDUAL BALLOTS »

RITO ASILO (Philippine Daily Inquirer)

  1. “Curiosity, Adventure and Love” (Sunshine Lichauco De Leon and Suzanne Richiardone)
  2. “Sunday Beauty Queen” (Baby Ruth Villarama)

ROBERT CERDA (Space-Aso)

  1. Sunday Beauty Queen
  2. Forbidden Memory

ARCHIE DEL MUNDO (DList.ph)

  1. Piding (Paolo Picones and Gym Lumbera)
  2. People Power Bombshell (John Torres)
  3. Sunday Beauty Queen (Baby Ruth Villarama)
  4. Walang Maiiwan (Kara David)

JAMES ESPINOZA (Film Police)

  1. Sunday Beauty Queen
  2. Forbidden Memory

MIKOY FERNANDEZ (Mga Katha ng Haraya)

  1. Sunday Beauty Queen

RICKY GALLARDO (Business Mirror)

  1. Forbidden Memory (Teng Mangansakan)
  2. Sunday Beauty Queen ( BabyRuth Gutierrez)
  3. People Power Bombshell: The Diary of Vietnam Rose (John Torres)
  4. Piding (Gym Lumbera)

EMIL HOFILEÑA (Cinemil Movie Reviews)

  1. People Power Bombshell: The Diary of Vietnam Rose
  2. Sunday Beauty Queen
  3. Curiosity, Adventure & Love
  4. Forbidden Memory
  5. Piding

JSON JAVIER (The Spotless Mind)

  1. Sunday Beauty Queen
  2. Forever Bridgeless
  3. An Orchestra in Search of a Home

SKILTY LABASTILLA (Pinoy Rebyu)

  1. Curiosity, Adventure and Love (Sunshine Lichauco De Leon and Suzanne Richiardone)
  2. Sunday Beauty Queen (Babyruth Villarama-Gutierrez)
  3. Forbidden Memory (Gutierrez Mangansakan II)
  4. Alon (Boriz Vicente)
  5. An Orchestra in Search of a Home (Ida Anita del Mundo)

RICARDO ESPINO LOPEZ (The Knee-Jerk Critic)

  1. Sunday Beauty Queen

MACKY MACARAYAN (Death of Traditional Cinema)

  1. Sunday Beauty Queen
  2. People Power Bombshell
  3. Forbidden Memory

NOOD.PH

  1. Sunday Beauty Queen
  2. Forbidden Memory
  3. Curiosity, Adventure and Love

CATHY PEÑA (Make Me Blush)

  1. Sunday Beauty Queen
  2. Curiosity, Adventure and Love
  3. People Power Bombshell: The Diary of Vietnam Rose

BERNARD SANTOS (My Movie World)

  1. Sunday Beauty Queen
  2. People Power Bombshell
  3. Forbidden Memory
  4. Piding

NAZAMEL TABARES (Pelikula Mania)

  1. Sunday Beauty Queen (Baby Ruth Villarama)
  2. Curiosity, Adventure, and Love (Jessie Lichauco)
  3. Forbidden Memory (Teng Mangansakan)
  4. People Power Bombshell: The Diary of Vietnam Rose (John Torres)
  5. Sina Dino at ang Kanilang Sikreto (Miller Ursolino)

JOHN TAWASIL (Present Confusion)

  1. Sunday Beauty Queen
  2. Forbidden Memory
  3. Curiosity Adventure and Love

 

Philippine Cinema 2016: 10 Best First Features

1 – 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten (Petersen Vargas) 44 points

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2 – Sakaling Hindi Makarating (Ice Idanan) 28 points

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3 – Singing in Graveyards (Bradley Liew) 18 points

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4 – Kusina (Cenon Palomares and David Corpuz) 17 points

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5 – Si Magdalola at ang mga Gago (Jules Katanyag) 12 points

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6 – Baka Bukas (Samantha Lee) 10 points, 4 votes, 1 second-place vote

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7 – Curiosity, Adventure and Love (Sunshine Lichauco de Leon and Suzanne Richiardone) 10 points, 4 votes, no second-place vote

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8 – Dagsin (Atom Magadia) 9 points

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9 – Malinak Ya Labi (Jose Abdel Langit) 8 points

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10 – Best. Partee. Ever. (HF Yambao) 4 points

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INDIVIDUAL BALLOTS »

RITO ASILO (Philippine Daily Inquirer)

  1. “Cool 2 Be 4gotten” (Petersen Vargas)
  2. “Kusina” (David Corpuz & Cenon Obispo Palomares)
  3. “Curiosity, Adventure and Love” (Sunshine Lichauco de Leon and Suzanne Richiardone)
  4. “Sakaling Hindi Makarating” (Ice Idanan)
  5. “Best. Partee. Ever.” (HF Yambao)

ROBERT CERDA (Space-Aso)

  1. Petersen Vargas – 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten

ARCHIE DEL MUNDO (DList.ph)

  1. Singing in Graveyards (Bradley Liew)
  2. Malinak Ya Labi (Jose Abdel Langit)
  3. Si Magdalola at ang mga Gago (Jules Katanyag)

JAMES ESPINOZA (Film Police)

  1. Si Magdalola at ang mga Gago (Jules Katanyag)
  2. Dagsin (Atom Magadia)
  3. 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten (Petersen Vargas)
  4. Kusina (David Corpuz & Cenon Palomares)
  5. Sakaling Hindi Makarating (Ice Idanan)

RICKY GALLARDO (Business Mirror)

  1. Singing in Graveyards (Bradley Liew)
  2. 2Cool2B4Gotten (Petersen Vargas)
  3. Si Magdalola at ang mga Gago (Jules Katanyag)
  4. Ignacio de Loyola (Paolo Dy)

EMIL HOFILEÑA (Cinemil Movie Reviews)

  1. 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten
  2. Si Magdalola at Ang mga Gago
  3. Sakaling Hindi Makarating
  4. Baka Bukas
  5. Kusina

JSON JAVIER (The Spotless Mind)

  1. Sakaling Hindi Makarating (Ice Idanan)

SKILTY LABASTILLA (Pinoy Rebyu)

  1. 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten (Petersen Vargas)
  2. Kusina (David Corpuz & Cenon Palomares)
  3. Malinak Ya Labi (Jose Abdel Langit)
  4. The Death of Pablo (Arvin Kadiboy Belarmino)
  5. Ignacio de Loyola (Paolo Dy)

RICARDO ESPINO LOPEZ (The Knee-Jerk Critic)

  1. 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten

MACKY MACARAYAN (Death of Traditional Cinema)

  1. KUSINA, Cenon Palomares and David Corpuz)
  2. BAKA BUKAS, Samantha Lee

FIDEL ANTONIO MEDEL (Pixelated Popcorn)

  1. Sakaling Hindi Makarating (Ice Idanan)
  2. Kusina (David Corpuz & Cenon Palomares)

NOOD.PH

  1. Singing in Graveyards
  2. Baka Bukas
  3. Malinak Ya Labi
  4. Sakaling Hindi Makarating
  5. 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten

CATHY PEÑA (Make Me Blush)

  1. Petersen Vargas (2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten)
  2. Bradley Liew (Singing in Graveyards)
  3. Ice Idanan (Sakaling Hindi Makarating)
  4. Sunshine Lichauco de Leon & Suzanne Richiardone (Curiosity, Adventure & Love)
  5. HF Yambao (Best.Partee.Ever)

BERNARD SANTOS (My Movie World)

  1. 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten (Petersen Vargas)
  2. Sakaling Hindi Makarating (Ice Idanan)
  3. Baka Bukas (Samantha Lee)
  4. Singing in Graveyards (Bradley Liew)
  5. Memory Channel (Raynier Brizuela)

NAZAMEL TABARES (Pelikula Mania)

  1. 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten
  2. Pitong Kabang Palay
  3. Curiosity, Adventure, and Love
  4. Sakaling Hindi Makarating
  5. Dagsin

JOHN TAWASIL (Present Confusion)

  1. 2 Cool 2 Be Forgotten
  2. Sakaling Hindi Makarating
  3. Curiosity Adventure and Love
  4. Buhay Habangbuhay

EMIL NOR URAO (The Movie Bud)

  1. Sakaling Hindi Makarating (Ice Idanan)
  2. Dagsin (Atom Magadia)
  3. Kusina (David Corpuz & Cenon Palomares)
  4. Best. Partee. Ever (HF Yambao)
  5. 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten (Petersen Vargas)

Philippine Cinema 2016: Best Cinematography

1 – Tuos (Mycko David) 28 points, 8 votes, 3 first-place votes

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2 – Seklusyon (Neil Bion) 28 points, 8 votes, 2 first-place votes

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3 – Sakaling Hindi Makarating (Ice Idanan) 23 points

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4 – Baboy Halas (Mark Limbaga and Raphael Meting) 22 points

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5 – Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B (Tey Clamor) 18 points

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6 – Paglipay (Albert Banzon) 16 points

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7 – 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten (Carlos Mauricio) 15 points, 6 votes

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8 – Women of the Weeping River (Rommel Sales) 15 points, 4 votes

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9 – Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis (Larry Manda) 12 points

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10 – Purgatoryo (Mycko David and Cesca Lee) 8 points

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INDIVIDUAL BALLOTS »

ROBERT CERDA (Space-Aso)

  1. Mycko David – Tuos
  2. Mycko David – How To Be Yours
  3. Rommel A. Sales -Women of the Weeping River
  4. Carlos Mauricio – 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten
  5. Neil Bion – Seklusyon
  6. McRobert Nacario – Daughters of the Three-Tailed Banner

ARCHIE DEL MUNDO (DList.ph)

  1. Mark Limbaga, Raphael Meting (Baboy Halas)
  2. Rommel A. Sales (Women of the Weeping River)
  3. Larry Manda (Singing in Graveyards)
  4. Neil Bion (Seklusyon)
  5. Paolo Picones and Gym Lumbera (Piding)

JAMES ESPINOZA (Film Police)

  1. Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis
  2. Women of the Weeping River
  3. Baboy Halas
  4. Tuos
  5. 2 Cool 2 Be 4Gotten

MIKOY FERNANDEZ (Mga Katha ng Haraya)

  1. Seklusyon
  2. Women of the Weeping River
  3. Pamilya Ordinaryo
  4. Mercury Is Mine
  5. Die Beautiful

RICKY GALLARDO (Business Mirror)

  1. Mycko David & Cesca Lee, Purgatoryo
  2. Mycko David, Tuos
  3. Mark Limbaga & Raphael Meting, Baboy Halas
  4. Sasha Palomares, ‘Pauwi Na’
  5. Larry Manda, Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis

EMIL HOFILEÑA (Cinemil Movie Reviews)

  1. Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B
  2. 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten
  3. Sakaling Hindi Makarating
  4. Purgatoryo
  5. Every Room Is a Planet

JSON JAVIER (The Spotless Mind)

  1. Tuos
  2. Seklusyon
  3. Ang Babaeng Humayo
  4. Sakaling Hindi Makarating
  5. Mercury is Mine

SKILTY LABASTILLA (Pinoy Rebyu)

  1. Baboy Halas (Ralph Meting and Mark Limbaga)
  2. Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B (Tey Clamor)
  3. Piding (Gym Lumbera and Paolo Picones)
  4. Tuos (Mycko David)
  5. 2 Cool 2 B 4gotten (Carlos Mauricio)

RICARDO ESPINO LOPEZ (The Knee-Jerk Critic)

  1. Saving Sally
  2. Seklusyon
  3. Sakaling Di Makarating
  4. Ma Rosa
  5. Hele
  6. Pamilya Ordinaryo

MACKY MACARAYAN (Death of Traditional Cinema)

  1. Albert Banzon, PAGLIPAY
  2. Mycko David, TUOS
  3. Tey Clamor, ANG MANANANGGAL SA UNIT 23B
  4. Carlo Mendoza, DIE BEAUTIFUL
  5. Odyssey Flores, MA ROSA

FIDEL ANTONIO MEDEL (Pixelated Popcorn)

  1. Sakaling Hindi Makarating
  2. Apocalypse Child
  3. Seklusyon
  4. Pamilya Ordinaryo
  5. Tuos

NOOD.PH

  1. Seklusyon
  2. Paglipay
  3. Dukot
  4. 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten
  5. Imagine You and Me

CATHY PEÑA (Make Me Blush)

  1. Larry Manda (Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis)
  2. Odyssey Flores (Ma Rosa)
  3. Mark Limbaga & Rafael Meting (Baboy Halas)
  4. Alan Banzon for Paglipay (Crossing)
  5. Lee Meily (Ignacio de Loyola)

BERNARD SANTOS (My Movie World)

  1. Carlos Mauricio – 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten
  2. Neil Bion – Seklusyon
  3. Berhil Cruz – Tisay
  4. Odyssey Flores – Dukot
  5. Sasha Palomares – Every Room is a Planet

NAZAMEL TABARES (Pelikula Mania)

  1. Tuos
  2. Sakaling Hindi Makarating
  3. Mercury is Mine
  4. Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23-B
  5. Purgatoryo

Philippine Cinema 2016: Best Film Festival

Competition was tight among the top five filmfests for 2016 but in the end the revitalized Metro Manila Film Festival narrowly edged out QCinema to become the voters’ favorite filmfest of 2016.

1 – Metro Manila Film Festival (46 points)

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2 – Quezon City International Film Festival (43 points)

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3 – Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival (37 points)

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4 – Cinema One Originals Festival (30 points)

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5 – CineFilipino Festival (23 points)

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6 – Sinag Maynila Independent Film Festival (4 points, 4 votes)

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7 – ToFarm Film Festival (4 points, 2 votes)

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8 – World Premieres Film Festival (1 point)

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INDIVIDUAL BALLOTS »

ROBERT CERDA (Space-Aso)

  1. MMFF
  2. QCinema
  3. Cinema One
  4. Cinemalaya

ARCHIE DEL MUNDO (DList.ph)

  1. QCinema
  2. Cinema One Originals
  3. Cine Filipino
  4. ToFarm
  5. Cinemalaya

JAMES ESPINOZA (Film Police)

  1. MMFF
  2. Cinemalaya
  3. Qcinema
  4. C1 Originals

MIKOY FERNANDEZ (Mga Katha ng Haraya)

  1. Metro Manila Film Festival 2016
  2. Cinemalaya 2016
  3. QCinema 2016
  4. Cinemaone Originals 2016

EMIL HOFILEÑA (Cinemil Movie Reviews)

  1. QCinema
  2. Cinema One Originals
  3. Metro Manila Film Festival
  4. CineFilipino
  5. World Premieres Film Festival

JSON JAVIER (The Spotless Mind)

  1. Metro Manila Film Festival
  2. CineFilipino
  3. Cinemalaya

SKILTY LABASTILLA (Pinoy Rebyu)

  1. QCinema
  2. Cinema One Originals
  3. MMFF
  4. Cinemalaya
  5. Cine Filipino

RICARDO ESPINO LOPEZ (The Knee-Jerk Critic)

  1. Metro Manila Film Festival
  2. Cinemalaya
  3. Cinema 1

MACKY MACARAYAN (Death of Traditional Cinema)

  1. MMFF
  2. CINEMALAYA
  3. QCINEMA
  4. TOFARM
  5. CINEMA ONE ORIGINALS

FIDEL ANTONIO MEDEL (Pixelated Popcorn)

  1. Cinemalaya
  2. CineFilipino
  3. MMFF
  4. QCinema

NOOD.PH

  1. MMFF 2016
  2. CinemaOne Originals
  3. QCinema
  4. Cinemalaya
  5. SinagMaynila

CATHY PEÑA (Make Me Blush)

  1. QCinema

BERNARD SANTOS (My Movie World)

  1. Cinema One Originals
  2. QCinema Film Festival
  3. Cinemalaya Film Festival
  4. CineFilipino Film Festival
  5. Sinag Maynila Film Festival

NAZAMEL TABARES (Pelikula Mania)

  1. CineFilipino
  2. Cinemalaya
  3. Metro Manila Film Festival
  4. QCinema
  5. Cinema One Originals

JOHN TAWASIL (Present Confusion)

  1. MMFF 2016
  2. QCinema
  3. Cinemalaya
  4. Cinema One Originals
  5. Sinag Maynila

EMIL NOR URAO (The Movie Bud)

  1. CineFilipino
  2. Cinemalaya
  3. QCinema
  4. MMFF
  5. Sinag Maynila

Philippine Cinema 2016: 10 Best Short Films

Twenty seven short films were mentioned by the voters as their favorites for 2016. Here are the top 10:

1 – Fish Out of Water (Mon A.L. Garilao, Cinemalaya) 23 points, 6 votes

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About: Min-jae, a Korean-Filipino teenager, who is often discriminated against for being mixed-blood. His utmost desire to belong to the homogeneous and hierarchical Korean society is tested when his single Filipina mother decides to send him to the Philippines one winter day.

2 – Ang Maangas, ang Marikit at ang Makata (Ibarra Guballa, Cinemalaya) 23 points, 5 votes

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A one-act play for film about the characters meeting on an ordinary day. Alfonso, a warrior from the Other Side goes to town in search of the Captain for a payment that is owed to him. He arrived at the house seeing Liwliw, the Captain’s daughter practicing her dance. Complications arise when Delfin, a passionate poet, serenades the young lady.

3 – Pektus (Isabel Quesada, Cinemalaya) 17 points

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About: The lives of two men in the city -both proud, indifferent, and bound by the confines of their milieu and their choices in life- and their incidental yet preordained meeting in a one-way alley that would change their lives thereafter. Raising questions of how far people have control over what happens in their lives, the film seeks to explore circumstance versus choice, breaking points, and second chances.

4 – If You Leave (Dodo Dayao, QCinema) 13 points

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About: Two amateur ghost hunters who are hired to surveil an alleged haunted house. Nothing much happens. But just because you can’t see the patterns of strangeness, it doesn’t mean they aren’t there.

5 – Kung Ang Ulan Ay Gawa sa Tsokolate (Prime Cruz and Galileo Te, CineFilipino) 11 points

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Set in a dystopian Philippines where human labor exportation has become the country’s main industry, Maita spends her last moments with her daughter before undergoing a process which will tamper with her emotions and change their relationship forever.

6 – Forever Natin (Cyrus Valdez, Cinemalaya) 10 points

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About: A lesbian couple, Pat and Karen, who know fully well that their relationship won’t last for good. So they decide to draft a contract binding them together for a limited period of time, which starts out as a monthly contract, then becomes yearly, until they are together for 7 years. On their 7th anniversary, Pat makes a plan to surprise for Karen.

7 (tie) – Contestant #4 (Jared Joven and Kaj Palanca, QCinema) 9 points

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About: A young boy who frequently visits an old man who lives alone, keeping him always in good company. One night, he chances upon the old man watching a dated clip of himself as a cross-dressing boy. This sparks within the young boy an interest to find out more about the old man’s past. What he ultimately discovers aids both him and the old man towards a richer understanding of how the weight of life and identity should be carried.

7 (tie) – Mitatang (Arvin Jezer Gagui, MMFF) 9 points

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About: A maltreated child who’s longing for his drunkard single parent father’s love

9 – EJK (Bor Ocampo, MMFF) 8 points

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A dark comedy short feature about the extrajudicial killings in the Philippines

10 – Ang Hapon ni Nanding (Rommel Tolentino, Cinemalaya) 5 points

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About: An introverted middle-aged man who finds a wonderful distraction to his otherwise dull, late afternoons by the farm

 

INDIVIDUAL BALLOTS »

ROBERT CERDA (Space-Aso)

  1. EJK
  2. Ang Hapon Ni Nanding

ARCHIE DEL MUNDO (DList.ph)

  1. Mitatang (Arvin Jezer Gagui)
  2. EJK (Bor Ocampo)
  3. Simmer (Michael Manalastas)
  4. Manila Scream (Rox Lee)
  5. Mumu (Avid Liongoren)

JAMES ESPINOZA (Film Police)

  1. Ang Maangas, ang Marikit, at ang Makata
  2. Forever Natin
  3. Pektus
  4. Fish Out of Water
  5. Get Certified

MIKOY FERNANDEZ (Mga Katha ng Haraya)

  1. Ang Maangas, Ang Marikit, at Ang Makata
  2. Fish Out of Water
  3. Butas
  4. Pektus
  5. Mitatang

RICKY GALLARDO (Business Mirror)

  1. Contestant #4
  2. If You Leave
  3. Mitatang
  4. EJK
  5. Pektus

JSON JAVIER (The Spotless Mind)

  1. Ang Painting ni Tatay (Sigrid Andrea Bernardo)
  2. Forever Natin (Cyrus Valdez)
  3. Stop. Steady. Sayaw. (Dan Villegas)
  4. Saanman Ngunit Dito (Cheska Salangsang)
  5. XXX (Allison Barretto)

SKILTY LABASTILLA (Pinoy Rebyu)

  1. Fish Out of Water (Mon A.L. Garilao)
  2. Aki (Rommel Tolentino)
  3. If You Leave (Dodo Dayao)
  4. Digpa Ning Alti (Bor Ocampo)
  5. Yes Mami (Carl Chavez)

FIDEL ANTONIO MEDEL (Pixelated Popcorn)

  1. Ang Maangas, ang Marikit, at ang Makata, dir. Ibarra Guballa
  2. Fish Out of Water, dir. Mon Garilao
  3. Pektus, dir. Isabel Quesada
  4. Ang Hapon Ni Nanding, dir. Milo Tolentino
  5. Butas, dir. Richard Cawed

NOOD.PH

  1. If You Leave
  2. Ang mga Hapon ni Nanding

CATHY PEÑA (Make Me Blush)

  1. Lav Diaz’s Ang Araw Bago ang Wakas

BERNARD SANTOS (My Movie World)

  1. Fish Out Of Water by Mon A.L. Garilao
  2. Kung Ang Ulan ay Gawa Sa Tsokolate by Prime Cruz & Galileo Sioco Te
  3. Contestant #4 by Jared Joven & Kaj Palanca
  4. If You Leave by Eduardo Dayao
  5. Outside by Dani Chuatico

NAZAMEL TABARES (Pelikula Mania)

  1. Ang Maangas, Ang Marikit at Ang Makata
  2. Hondo
  3. Kung ang Ulan ay Gawa sa Tsokolate
  4. Pektus
  5. Not Applicable

JOHN TAWASIL (Present Confusion)

  1. Kung Ang Ulan ay Gawa sa Tsokolate
  2. Fish Out of Water
  3. If You Leave
  4. Pektus

EMIL NOR URAO (The Movie Bud)

  1. Pektus
  2. Sitsiritsit
  3. Ang Maangas, Ang Marikit at Ang Makata
  4. Forever Natin
  5. Ang Hapon ni Nanding
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