Best Performances of the Decade So Far (Nos. 80-61)

Jess Mendoza, The Natural Phenomenon of Madness (2011) Character: Unnamed, a young man forced to reckon with the consequences of a past crime he committed How can you make viewers interested in a rapist character? First you ensure that the character is multidimensional enough to warrant attention, and then you cast an actor sensitive enough … Continue reading Best Performances of the Decade So Far (Nos. 80-61)

Babagwa

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.46 (14 ratings) Genre: Drama Writer/Director: Jason Paul Laxamana Cast: Alex Vincent Medina, Joey Paras, Alma Concepcion, Kiko Matos, Nico Antonio, Chanel Latorre, Marx Topacio, Raqs Regalado, Garry Lim, Sunshine Teodoro Synopsis: An internet scammer falls in love with a wealthy old maid while trying to swindle her using a fake Facebook … Continue reading Babagwa

Dance of the Steel Bars

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.81 (8 ratings) Genre: Drama Directors: Cesar Apolinario, Marnie Manicad Writers: Cris Lim, Michael Villar Cast: Dingdong Dantes, Patrick Bergin, Joey Paras, Ricky Davao, Gabe Mercado, Thou Reyes, Roy Alvarez, Mon Confiado, Kathleen Hermosa Synopsis: The film centers on the friendship between three inmates. Frank (Patrick Bergin) is an American who was wrongly accused of murder. … Continue reading Dance of the Steel Bars

Bwakaw

Verdict: Essential Viewing Pinoy Rebyu Score: 4.17 (29 ratings) Genre: Drama Writer/Director: Jun Robles Lana Cast: Eddie Garcia, Rez Cortez, Soliman Cruz, Armida Siguion-Reyna, Bibeth Orteza, Soxie Topacio, Joey Paras, Beverly Salviejo, Gardo Versoza, Alan Paule, Luz Valdez, Jonathan Neri, Ronaldo Bertubin, May-I Fabros and introducing Princess as Bwakaw Synopsis:  Rene (Garcia) is a gay man who came out of the closet at … Continue reading Bwakaw