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)

Ronda

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.13 (19 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Nick Olanka Writers: Adolfo Alix, Jr., Jerome Zamora, Nick Olanka Cast: Ai-ai delas Alas, Perla Bautista, Bernardo Bernardo, Menggie Cobarrubias, Carlo Aquino, Carlos Morales, Cogie Domingo, Moi Bien, DM Sevilla and Julian Trono, Cesar Montano, Angeli Bayani Synopsis: A policewoman roams the city of Manila to fulfill her duties as … Continue reading Ronda

Shake, Rattle and Roll 14: The Invasion

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.65 (12 ratings) Genre: Horror, Suspense Director: Chito Roño Writers: Ricky Lee, Rody Vera, Roy Iglesias Cast: Carlo Aquino, Dennis Padilla, Dennis Trillo, Dimples Romana, Empress Schuck, Herbert Bautista, Janice de Belen, Lovi Poe, Makisig Morales, Paolo Avelino, Ronnie Lazaro, Snooky Serna, Vhong Navarro, AJ Dee, Albie Casino, Alex Castro, Anna Vicente, Arlene Muhlach, … Continue reading Shake, Rattle and Roll 14: The Invasion

Mater Dolorosa

Verdict: Essential Viewing Pinoy Rebyu Score: 4.22 (8 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Adolfo Alix, Jr. Writer: Jerry Gracio Cast: Gina Alajar, Carlo Aquino, Alessandra de Rossi, Cogie Domingo, Felix Roco, Anita Linda, Bembol Roco, Rosanna Roces, Evelyn Vargas, Menggie Cobarrubias, Jason Abalos, Mercedes Cabral, Alwyn Uytingco, Kristofer King, Jess Mendoza, Philip Salvador Synopsis: It begins with a burst of action, as … Continue reading Mater Dolorosa

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

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

Enteng ng Ina Mo

Verdict: Do Something Else Pinoy Rebyu Score: 1.71 (12 ratings) Genre: Fantasy, Comedy Director: Tony Reyes Writers: Kriz G. Gazmen, Bibeth Orteza, Tony Reyes, Danno Kristoper Mariquit and Lawrence Nicodemus Cast: Vic Sotto, Ai Ai delas Alas, Eugene Domingo, Bing Loyzaga, Aiza Seguerra, Amy Perez, Oyo Sotto, Jose Manalo, Wally Bayola, Marvin Agustin, Nikki Valdez, … Continue reading Enteng ng Ina Mo

Tumbok

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.14 (7 ratings) Genre: Horror Writer/Director: Topel Lee Cast: Cristine Reyes, Carlo Aquino, Ryan Eigenmann, LJ Reyes Synopsis: Ronnie (Carlo Aquino) and his wife Grace (Cristine Reyes) have just inherited a condo unit in Manila. The unit happens to be in a building located in the intersection of … Continue reading Tumbok

I-Libings

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.06 (16 ratings) Genre: Drama Writer/Director: Rommel Sales Cast: Glaiza de Castro, Earl Ignacio, Rez Cortez, Louella De Cordova, Marc Abaya, Carlo Aquino, Alchris Galura, Dexter Doria Synopsis: A coming of age story about Isabel’s lessons and realizations on life and death as a funeral videography intern.  Due to her family situation, Isabel is cynical … Continue reading I-Libings