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)

Best Performances of the Decade So Far (2010 to 2014)

Performance has always been one of Philippine cinema’s most popular film elements. We know, of course, that it is just but one of myriad components that make up a film. Yet when we watch movies, we tend to ask “Who’s in it?” rather than “Who made it?” Still, no one would argue that actors can make … Continue reading Best Performances of the Decade So Far (2010 to 2014)

Barber’s Tales

Verdict: Essential Viewing Pinoy Rebyu Score: 4.08 (13 ratings) Genre: Drama Writer/Director: Jun Lana Cast: Eugene Domingo, Iza Calzado, Shamaine Buencamino, Nonie Buencamino, Gladys Reyes, Nicco Manalo, Sue Prado, Daniel Fernando, Eddie Garcia Synopsis: The year is 1975. Marilou (Eugene Domingo) is the wife of Jose (Daniel Fernando), the only barber in a small, provincial town. She lives completely subservient … Continue reading Barber’s Tales

Status: It’s Complicated

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.17 (6 ratings) Genre: Comedy Writer/Director: Chris Martinez Cast: Eugene Domingo, Jake Cuenca, Paulo Avelino, Solenn Heussaff, Maja Salvador Synopsis: Chef Manny (Jake Cuenca) is an avowed playboy. His flatmate Jerry (Paolo Avelino) on the other hand, is still waiting for the right woman to fall in love with. After Manny's antics land him … Continue reading Status: It’s Complicated

I Do Bidoo Bidoo

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.74 (25 ratings) Genre: Musical, Comedy Writer/Director: Chris Martinez Cast: Sam Concepcion, Tippy Dos Santos, Eugene Domingo, Gary Valenciano, Ogie Alcasid, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Jaime Fabregas, Neil Coleta, Frenchie Dy, Sweet Plantado, Gerald Pesigan, Kiray Celis Synopsis:  Rock (Sam Concepcion) gets his girlfriend Tracy (Tippy Dos Santos) pregnant. The young couple suddenly has to face the prospect … Continue reading I Do Bidoo Bidoo

Kimmy Dora and the Temple of Kiyeme

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.37 (23 ratings) Genre: Comedy, Horror Director: Joyce Bernal Writer: Chris Martinez Cast: Eugene Domingo, Ariel Ureta, Zanjoe Marudo, Dingdong Dantes, Miriam Quiambao Synopsis: The adult twin daughters of an aging business mogul find themselves haunted by a terrifying ghost. The two dig into their family's past, and they travel to South Korea … Continue reading Kimmy Dora and the Temple of Kiyeme

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

My Househusband

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.14 (14 ratings) Genre: Comedy Director: Jose Javier Reyes Writers: Jose Javier Reyes, Mel del Rosario Cast: Judy Ann Santos, Ryan Agoncillo, Eugene Domingo, Miriam Quiambao Synopsis: When the bank he works for as an executive goes downsizing, Rod can’t accept that he’s being demoted and resigns. He … Continue reading My Househusband

Shake, Rattle and Roll 13: Rain Rain Go Away

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.53 (17 ratings) Genre: Horror Director: Chris Martinez Writers: Aloy Adlawan, Jerry Gracio Cast: Eugene Domingo, Jay Manalo, Edgar Allan Guzman, Boots Anson Roa Synopsis: Husband and wife Mar and Cynthia (Jay Manalo and Eugene Domingo) and their family begin to experience strange phenomena involving water. Cynthia soon realizes … Continue reading Shake, Rattle and Roll 13: Rain Rain Go Away

Anatomiya ng Korupsiyon

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.25 (12 ratings) Genre: Comedy/Drama Writer/Director: Dennis Marasigan Cast: Maricar Reyes, Sid Lucero, Jojit Lorenzo, Ricky Davao, Peewee O'Hara, Kalila Aguilos, Che Ramos, Chrome Cosio, Jelson Bay, Eugene Domingo, Racquel Villavicencio Synopsis: Anatomiya ng Korupsiyon is a black comedy that tells the story of a group of government workers: their … Continue reading Anatomiya ng Korupsiyon