Best Performances Of The Decade So Far (Nos. 40-21)

Jodi Sta. Maria, Third World Happy (2010) Character: Aylynn, a single mother left behind by her then-boyfriend who migrated to America to follow his dream As evidenced by her hugely successful turn as Maya in TV soap Be Careful With My Heart, Sta. Maria is very effective in playing the underdog in a romantic pair. In Third World … Continue reading Best Performances Of The Decade So Far (Nos. 40-21)

Pusang Gala

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.67 (3 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Mario O'Hara Writer: Jun Lana Cast: Janice de Belen, Yul Servo, Gina Alajar, Chris Daluz, Priscilla Almeda, Julio Diaz, Ricky Davao, Allan Santos Synopsis: Dora (De Belen) is a lovelorn, sexually frustrated single woman who works as a caterer for TV and movie productions. She takes in Anton (Servo), a … Continue reading Pusang Gala

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


Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.12 (13 ratings) Genre: Horror Writer/Director: Tara Illenberger Cast: Lovi Poe, Benjamin Alves, Empress Shuck, James Blanco, Gina Alajar, Julia Clarete, Neil Ryan Sese, Ria Garcia, Gerald Pesigan Synopsis:  Mylene (Lovi Poe) is a medical student. She lives in a boarding house run by Tatay Nanding (Jaime Fabregas), an elderly gentleman suffering from … Continue reading Guni-Guni

Modern Classics: 1990

Andrea, Paano Ba ang Maging Isang Ina? Director: Gil Portes Writer: Ricardo Lee Cast: Nora Aunor, Gina Alajar, Lloyd Samartino, Dan Alvaro Aunor delivers one of the fiercest performances of her career as an NPA rebel who goes pregnant and temporarily leaves her baby with her best friend (Gina Alajar, also bringing her A-game) as … Continue reading Modern Classics: 1990


Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.17 (6 ratings) Genre: Drama, Historical Director: Joel Lamangan Writer: Bonifacio Ilagan Cast: Zsa Zsa Padilla, Tirso Cruz III, Gina Alajar, Jaime Pebanco, Marvin Agustin, Allen Dizon, Pauleen Luna, Lovi Poe, Megan Young, Jay Aquitana, Ayen Laurel, Rico Barrera and Dawn Zulueta, Dessa Rizalina E. Ilagan, Tony Mabesa, … Continue reading Sigwa