Best Performances of the Decade So Far (Top Ten)

Sid Lucero, Norte, Hangganan ng Kasaysayan (2013) Character: Fabian, an embittered law student who commits a brutal murder “It’s now common knowledge that Lucero is one of the finest actors not just of his but of any generation. He has mastered the naturalistic speaking style, the way people stammer and hesitate and pause when talking in real … Continue reading Best Performances of the Decade So Far (Top Ten)

Ibong Adarna: A Pinoy Adventure

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.21 (7 ratings) Genre: Adventure Director: Jun Urbano Writers: Jun Urbano, Angelo Hernandez Cast: Rocco Nacino, Leo Martinez, Joel Torre, Angel Aquino, Benjie Paras, Lilia Cuntapay, Patricia Fernandez, Ronnie Lazaro Synopsis: Sultan Mabait (Joel Torre) rules over a small kingdom of warring tribes. His scheming brother Datu Mangimbot (Leo Martinez) asks a witch to place a … Continue reading Ibong Adarna: A Pinoy Adventure

Ang Huling Cha-Cha ni Anita

Verdict: Essential Viewing Pinoy Rebyu Score: 4.44 (8 ratings) Genre: Drama Writer/Director: Sigrid Andrea Bernardo Cast: Teri Malvar, Angel Aquino, Jay Bordon, Marcus Madrigal, Lui Manansala, Solomon de Guzman, Lenlen Frial Synopsis: A 12-year old Anita falls in love with the new woman in town; years later, a girlhood crush blossoms during the Fiesta of Santa Clara in Obando, Bulacan. * * * Trailer:  Reviews: 5.0  … Continue reading Ang Huling Cha-Cha ni Anita

On the Job

Verdict: Essential Viewing Pinoy Rebyu Score: 4.29 (28 ratings) Genre: Action, Drama Director: Erik Matti Writers: Erik Matti and Michiko Yamamoto Cast: Joel Torre, Gerald Anderson, Piolo Pascual, Joey Marquez, Angel Aquino, Michael de Mesa, Leo Martinez, Shaina Magdayao, Empress Schuck, Vivian Velez, Rayver Cruz Synopsis: Tatang (Joel Torre) is a prison hitman: a convict occasionally set loose to kill someone … Continue reading On the Job

Biktima

Verdict: Do Something Else Pinoy Rebyu Score: 1.67 (3 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: RD Alba Writers: RD Alba, Disi Alba, Rey Cuerdo Cast: Angel Aquino, Cesar Montano, Mercedes Cabral, Sunshine Cruz, JM Ibanez, Lloyd Samartino, Philip Anthony, Disi Alba, Scarlet Synopsis: Alice de la Cruz (Angel Aquino) is a TV reporter on assignment on the island of Kamandao. While there, she … Continue reading Biktima

Amorosa

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.33 (12 ratings) Genre: Horror Director: Topel Lee Cast: Angel Aquino, Enrique Gil, Martin del Rosario, Empress, Carlo Aquino, Ejay Falcon, Jane Oineza, Franco Daza, Nico Antonio, Jairus Aquino, Mosang, Richard Quan, Xyriel Manabat Synopsis:  Years ago, Amorosa (Angel Aquino), her husband, and her two boys Amiel and Rommel (Martin del Rosario … Continue reading Amorosa

Santa Niña

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.63 (19 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Emmanuel Quindo Palo Writers: Emmanuel Quindo Palo and Liza Magtoto Cast: Coco Martin, Alessandra de Rossi, Anita Linda, Angel Aquino, Irma Adlawan, Nanding Josef, Lui Manansala, Joe Gruta, Bea Garcia, Dax Alejandro, Rie Batingana Synopsis: When Paulino Mungcal and his co-worker in a lahar-filled quarry unexpectedly dig … Continue reading Santa Niña

Captive

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.94 (18 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Brillante Mendoza Writers: Brillante Mendoza, Boots Agbayani Pastor, Arlyn dela Cruz Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Ronnie Lazaro, Angel Aquino, Rustica Carpio, Raymond Bagatsing, Sid Lucero, Mercedes Cabral, Che Ramos, Madeleine Nicolas, Mon Confiado, Neil Ryan Sese, Coco Martin, Baron Geisler, Maria Isabel Lopez, Joel Torre, Kristoffer King, Bernard Palanca, Perry … Continue reading Captive

Siglo ng Pagluluwal

Verdict: Essential Viewing Pinoy Rebyu Score: 4.70 (5 ratings) Genre: Drama, Experimental Writer/Director: Lav Diaz Cast: Angel Aquino, Joel Torre, Perry Dizon, Hazel Orencio, Angeli Bayani, Roeder Camañag, Dante Perez Alternative title: Century of Birthing Synopsis: Telling two seemingly unrelated tales, it is a grand meditation on the roles of the artist, the prophet and … Continue reading Siglo ng Pagluluwal