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)

Somebody to Love

Verdict: Proceed with CautionPinoy Rebyu Score: 2.88 (4 ratings)Genre: Romance, ComedyWriter/Director: Jose Javier ReyesCast: Carla Abellana, Matteo Guidicelli, Jason Abalos, Maricar Reyes, Isabelle Daza, Iza Calzado, David ChuaSynopsis: TV personality Marga (Iza Calzado) is struggling in the ratings. She hatches a plan to get her back in the headlines, and therefore back on top. Her friend Val (Isabelle Daza) is … Continue reading Somebody to Love

So It’s You

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.25 (4 ratings) Genre: Romance, Comedy Writer/Director: Jun Lana Cast: Carla Abellana, JC de Vera, Tom Rodriguez, Joey Marquez, Arlene Muhlach, Leo Martinez, Paolo Ballesteros, Bangs Garcia, Kevin Santos, Gee Canlas, Marc Justine Alvarez Synopsis: Lira (Carla Abellana) was left at the altar by her fiancee Tony (JC de Vera). Cobbler Goryo (Tom Rodriguez) has … Continue reading So It’s You

Manila Kingpin: The Untold Story of Asiong Salonga

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.07 (22 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Tikoy Aguiluz Writers: Roy Iglesias, Rey Ventura Cast: Jeorge Estregan, Philip Salvador, Carla Abellana, John Regala, Baron Geisler, Yul Servo, Dennis Padilla, Ketchup Eusebio, Ping Medina, Gerald Ejercito, Amay Bisaya, Archi Adamos, Soliman Cruz, Ronnie Lazaro, Joko Diaz, Jaycee Parker, Paloma, Valerie … Continue reading Manila Kingpin: The Untold Story of Asiong Salonga

Yesterday Today Tomorrow

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.69 (18 ratings) Genre: Drama Writer/Director: Jun Lana Cast: Maricel Soriano, Gabby Concepcion, Jericho Rosales, Dennis Trillo, Paulo Avelino, Lovi Poe, Carla Abellana, Solenn Heusaff, Ronaldo Valdez, Agot Isidro, Eula Caballero Synopsis: Three stories of people and the secrets that tear them apart. A man is torn between his … Continue reading Yesterday Today Tomorrow

My Neighbor’s Wife

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.57 (15 ratings) Genre: Drama Writer/Director: Jun Lana Cast: Lovi Poe, Carla Abellana, Jake Cuenca, Dennis Trillo Synopsis: Two married couples have their relationship tested when they all cheat on each other. Lifelong friendships are destroyed as a twisted game of seduction and revenge begins. (From Click the City) … Continue reading My Neighbor’s Wife