Badil

Verdict: Essential Viewing Pinoy Rebyu Score: 4.75 (6 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Chito S. Roño Writer: Rodolfo Vera Cast: Jhong Hilario, Dick Israel, Nikki Gil, Yayo Aguila, Mercedes Cabral, Ronnie Quizon, Vangie Labalan Synopsis: Badil takes place in a tiny barangay in Samar on the eve of an election. The elderly Ponso (Dick Israel) is a veteran campaigner for incumbent Mayor del Mundo. … Continue reading Badil

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

Colossal

Verdict: Essential Viewing Pinoy Rebyu Score: 4.33 (3 ratings) Genre: Experimental Writer/Director: Warren Alcazaren Cast: Acey Aguilar, Mercedes Cabral, Lav Diaz Synopsis: An intriguing journey that explores the complexities of grief and the process of grieving as understood through the myth of a Man as he ventures through shifting landcapes. MTRCB Rating: G Running time: 86 mins * * Trailer:   Reviews: 5.0 … Continue reading Colossal

Thy Womb

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 4.00 (44 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Brillante Ma Mendoza Writer: Henry Burgos Cast: Nora Aunor, Bembol Roco, Mercedes Cabral, Lovi Poe Synopsis: Shaleha Sarail (Aunor) hails from a water-village in Sitangkai, Tawi-Tawi. The province is a seaweed producing area in the southern most part of the Philippines down to the Malaysian and Indonesian archipelagos. … Continue reading Thy Womb

Aberya

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.25 (6 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Christian Linaban Writers: Christian Linaban, Ara Chawdhury Cast: Will Devaughn, Iwa Moto, Mercedes Cabral, Nicholas Varela Synopsis: Aberya revolves around 4 individuals, each with an agenda of their own: An egomaniac Fil-Am boxer (Devaughn) on a pleasure trip, a prostitute from Luzon (Cabral) out to accomplish a mission, a local drug … Continue reading Aberya

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

Biktima

Verdict: Do Something Else Pinoy Rebyu Score: 1.67 (3 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: RD Alba Writers: RD Alba, Disi Alba, Rey Cuerdo Cast: Angel Aquino, Cesar Montano, Mercedes Cabral, Sunshine Cruz, JM Ibanez, Lloyd Samartino, Philip Anthony, Disi Alba, Scarlet Synopsis: Alice de la Cruz (Angel Aquino) is a TV reporter on assignment on the island of Kamandao. While there, she … Continue reading Biktima

Ang Nawawala

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.84 (35 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Marie Jamora Writers: Marie Jamora and Ramon de Veyra Cast: Dominic Roco, Dawn Zulueta, Felix Roco, Boboy Garrovillo, Alchris Galura, Mercedes Cabral, Kelvin Yu, Jenny Jamora, Marc Abaya, Annicka Dolonius, Sabrina Man Synopsis: Gibson Bonifacio stopped speaking when he was a child. Now twenty years old, … Continue reading Ang Nawawala

Captive

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.94 (18 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Brillante Mendoza Writers: Brillante Mendoza, Boots Agbayani Pastor, Arlyn dela Cruz Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Ronnie Lazaro, Angel Aquino, Rustica Carpio, Raymond Bagatsing, Sid Lucero, Mercedes Cabral, Che Ramos, Madeleine Nicolas, Mon Confiado, Neil Ryan Sese, Coco Martin, Baron Geisler, Maria Isabel Lopez, Joel Torre, Kristoffer King, Bernard Palanca, Perry … Continue reading Captive

Di Natatapos ang Gabi

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.10 (5 ratings) Genre: Drama Writer/Director: Ato Bautista Cast: Neil Ryan Sese, Mercedes Cabral, Sue Prado Synopsis: A few seconds before the inevitable end, a lost soul of a crooked cop tries to find his way back home, continues a semblance of life, and  finds meaning  and redemption  … Continue reading Di Natatapos ang Gabi