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)

The Janitor

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.27 (15 ratings) Genre: Crime, Thriller Director: Michael Tuviera Writers: Aloy Adlawan, Michael Tuviera Cast: Dennis Trillo, Richard Gomez, Ricky Davao, Dante Rivero, Irma Adlawan, LJ Reyes, Derek Ramsay, Raymond Bagatsing, Alex medina, Jerald Napoles, Nicco Manalo Synopsis: This is the story of Crisanto Espina, an ex-cop dishonorably discharged because of a fatal mistake. Currently teaching … Continue reading The Janitor

Transit

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.98 (20 ratings) Genre: Drama Writer/Director: Hannah Espia Cast: Irma Adlawan, Jasmine Curtis-Smith, Ping Medina, Mercedes Cabral, Marc Justine Alvarez Synopsis: The film begins and ends in an airport during a father and son’s transit flight from Tel Aviv to Manila.  It tells the story of Moises, a Filipino single-dad working as a … Continue reading Transit

Santa Niña

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.63 (19 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Emmanuel Quindo Palo Writers: Emmanuel Quindo Palo and Liza Magtoto Cast: Coco Martin, Alessandra de Rossi, Anita Linda, Angel Aquino, Irma Adlawan, Nanding Josef, Lui Manansala, Joe Gruta, Bea Garcia, Dax Alejandro, Rie Batingana Synopsis: When Paulino Mungcal and his co-worker in a lahar-filled quarry unexpectedly dig … Continue reading Santa Niña