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)

Dementia

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.25 (18 ratings) Genre: Suspense, Drama Director: Percival Intalan Writers: Renei Dimla, Jun Lana Cast: Nora Aunor, Jasmine Curtis-Smith, Bing Loyzaga, Chynna Ortaleza, Yul Servo, Althea Vega, Jeric Gonzales, Lou Veloso, Lui Manansala Synopsis: Rachel (Jasmine Curtis-Smith) and her parents Elaine and Rommel (Bing Loyzaga and Yul Servo) move back to the Philippines from the US to … Continue reading Dementia

Hustisya

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.44 (17 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Joel Lamangan Writer: Ricardo Lee Cast: Nora Aunor, Rocco Nacino, Rosanna Roces, Sunshine Dizon, Gardo Versoza, Chynna Ortaleza, Jeric Gonzales, Romnick Sarmenta, Jaime Pebanco, Tony Mabesa, Miles Kanapi, Sue Prado, John Rendez, Chanel Latorre, Angela Ruiz, Menggie Cobarrubias Synopsis: A foul-mouthed woman fights for her soul in the … Continue reading Hustisya

El Presidente

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.48 (22 ratings) Genre: Drama, Historical Writer/Director: Mark Meily Cast: E.R. Ejercito, Nora Aunor, Cesar Montano, Christopher de Leon, Cristine Reyes, Baron Geisler, Sid Lucero, Ronnie Lazaro, Allan Paule, Emilio Garcia, Archie Adamos, Jeffrey Quizon, Felix Roco, Gary Estrada, Gerald Ejercito, Gloria Sevilla, Hero Bautista, Ian de Leon, Ian … Continue reading El Presidente

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

Himala Ngayon

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.75 (4 ratings) Genre: Documentary Writers/Directors: Sari Lluch Dalena and Keith Sicat Cast/Interviewees: Ishmael Bernal, Nora Aunor, Ricky Lee, Charo Santos-Concio, Imee Marcos, Racquel Villavicencio, Joel Lamangan, Ellen Ongkeko-Marfil, Benjie Garcia, Denni Cid, Sergio Lobo, Spanky Manikan, Gigi Duenas-De Beaupre, Ama Quiambao, Pen Medina, Vangie Labalan, Aura Mijares, Lem Garcellano, Richard Arellano, Joe … Continue reading Himala Ngayon

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