Best Performances of the Decade So Far (Nos. 80-61)

Jess Mendoza, The Natural Phenomenon of Madness (2011) Character: Unnamed, a young man forced to reckon with the consequences of a past crime he committed How can you make viewers interested in a rapist character? First you ensure that the character is multidimensional enough to warrant attention, and then you cast an actor sensitive enough … Continue reading Best Performances of the Decade So Far (Nos. 80-61)

Kasal

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.26 (23 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Joselito Altarejos Writers: Zigcarlo Dulay, Joselito Altarejos Cast: Arnold Reyes, Oliver Aquino, Rita Avila, Maureen Mauricio, Rener Concepcion, Ruby Ruiz, Ron Cieno, Chloe Carpio Synopsis: Kasal is a slice of life drama of a gay couple whose resolve to stay together is challenged as they attend a wedding. It … Continue reading Kasal

Liars

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.56 (9 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Gil Portes Writer: Senedy Que Cast: Alessandra de Rossi, John Michael Bunapos, Jan Harley Hicana, Jim Rocky Tangco, Cris Villanueva, Arnold Reyes, Richard Quan, Sue Prado, Nanding Josef, Ping Medina, Dax Alejandro, Benjie Felipe, Tony Marino, Jess Evardone, Princess Manzon, CJ Mangahis Synopsis: Based on a real-life sports scandal, … Continue reading Liars

Bayang Magiliw

Verdict: Do Something Else Pinoy Rebyu Score: 1.75 (4 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Gil Portes Writer: Enrique Ramos Cast: Wendell Ramos, Arnold Reyes, Giselle Tongi, Jackie Lou Blanco, Lloyd Samartino, Raquel Villavicencio Synopsis: Filemon Almazan (Wendell Ramos) is the mayor of the municipality of Magiliw in Quezon. Artificial contraception is illegal in his town, and he enforces the law personally. He has Dr. … Continue reading Bayang Magiliw

Graceland

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.77 (11 ratings) Genre: Drama, Thriller Writer/Director: Ron Morales Cast: Arnold Reyes, Menggie Cobarrubias, Dido dela Paz, Leon Miguel, Ella Guevara Villar, Marife Necesito, Patricia Gayod, Angeli Bayani, Archie Adamos, Angie Ferro Synopsis: Family man Marlon Villar (Reyes) is the long-time driver of Manuel Chango (Cobarrubias), a corrupt Filipino congressman. One afternoon, … Continue reading Graceland

Diablo

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.50 (24 ratings) Genre: Drama Writer/Director: Mes de Guzman Cast: Ama Quiambao, Roeder Camañag, Arnold Reyes, Carlo Aquino, Althea Vega, Jose Escobedo, Fredie De La Cruz, Edelyn Escobedo, John Paul Escobedo, Ronal Caranza Synopsis: Every night, Nana Lusing (Ama Quiambao) lies on her bed sleepless because she sees a dark figure looming in her room. … Continue reading Diablo

Intoy Syokoy ng Kalye Marino

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.91 (16 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Lemuel Lorca Writer: Jerry Gracio (based on a story by Eros Atalia) Cast: JM de Guzman, LJ Reyes, Joross Gamboa, Arnold Reyes, Kenneth Salva, Roy Alvarez, Richard Quan, Angela Ruiz, Angeli Bayani, Jacob Miller, Synopsis: Intoy has had the hots for Doray since they were kids in Kalye … Continue reading Intoy Syokoy ng Kalye Marino

Haruo

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.81 (8 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Adolfo Alix, Jr. Writer: Jerome Zamora Cast: Jacky Woo, Rosanna Roces, Nina Kodaka, Roxanne Barcelo, Perla Bautista, Junjun Quintana, Arnold Reyes, Evelyn Vargas-Knaevel Synopsis: A morbid turn of events brings Haruo (Jacky Woo) to the squalor of Manila. A prized asset of the feared Yakuza in … Continue reading Haruo