Best Performances of the Decade So Far (Nos. 60-41)

Chynna Ortaleza, #Y (2014) Character: Abbie, a frazzled suicide hotline operator who is befriended by her caller Ortaleza’s amiable turn as a hotline operator who goes out of her way to reach out to a troubled teen is a collective wish-fulfillment for our longing for genuine connection in an age of normalized fleeting, often hollow, … Continue reading Best Performances of the Decade So Far (Nos. 60-41)

Sundalong Kanin

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.60 (19 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Janice O'Hara Writer: Jerry O'Hara Cast: Nathaniel Brit, Isaac Cain Aguirre, Akira Morishita, Elijah Canlas, Marc Abaya, Art Acuña, Gardo Verzosa, Via Veloso, Enzo Pineda, Paolo O’Hara, Ian de Leon, Che Ramos, Diana Alferez, Dante Balois, Angelo Martinez Synopsis: Set during the Japanese Occupation, four friends (Nitoy, Benny, Carding, … Continue reading Sundalong Kanin

Bang Bang Alley

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.43 (7 ratings) Genre: Thriller Directors: Ely Buendia, Yan Yuzon, King Palisoc Writers: Ely Buendia, Yan Yuzon, Zig Marasigan Cast: Art Acuña, Perla Bautista, Gabe Mercado, Bela Padilla, Jimmy Santos, Joel Torre, Althea Vega, Megan Young Synopsis: Three stories of people driven to extremes as the reality of violence creeps into their lives. (Click the … Continue reading Bang Bang Alley

The Strangers

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.85 (12 ratings) Genre: Horror, Suspense Director: Lawrence Fajardo Writers: John Bedia, JP Abellera, Enrico Santos Cast: Enchong Dee, Cherry Pie Picache, JM de Guzman, Enrique Gil, Julia Montes, Janice de Belen, Johnny Revilla, Jaime Fabregas, Art Acuna, Nico Antonio, Spanky Manikan, Tanya Gomez Synopsis: The film follows a family (parents Johnny Revilla and Cherry Pie … Continue reading The Strangers

Posas

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.56 (25 ratings) Genre: Drama, Horror Director: Lawrence Fajardo Writer: Zig Dulay Cast: Nico Antonio, Art Acuña, Nor Domingo, Jake Macapagal, Bangs Garcia, John Lapus, Wendy Valdez, Susan Africa, Philip Nolasco Synopsis:  Corruption is a process.  Jestoni “Jess” Biag, early 20s, is a notorious snatcher victimizing people in bustling streets around Quiapo Church.  As … Continue reading Posas

Niño

Verdict: Essential Viewing Pinoy Rebyu Score: 4.50 (24 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Loy Arcenas Writer: Rody Vera Cast: Fides Cuyugan Asensio, Shamaine Buencamino, Tony Mabesa , Raquel Villavicencio, Art Acuna, Diana Malahay, Joaquin Valdes and introducing Jhizhelei Deocareza Synopsis: The film follows aging former opera star Celia, who fills her days by taking care of her … Continue reading Niño