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)

Bayang Magiliw

Verdict: Do Something Else Pinoy Rebyu Score: 1.75 (4 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Gil Portes Writer: Enrique Ramos Cast: Wendell Ramos, Arnold Reyes, Giselle Tongi, Jackie Lou Blanco, Lloyd Samartino, Raquel Villavicencio Synopsis: Filemon Almazan (Wendell Ramos) is the mayor of the municipality of Magiliw in Quezon. Artificial contraception is illegal in his town, and he enforces the law personally. He has Dr. … Continue reading Bayang Magiliw

Aparisyon

Verdict: Essential Viewing Pinoy Rebyu Score: 4.58 (24 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Vincent Sandoval Writers: Vincent Sandoval and Jerry Gracio Cast: Fides Cuyugan-Asensio, Mylene Dizon, Jodi Sta. Maria, Raquel Villavicencio Synopsis:  An act of brutal violence shatters a convent’s cloistered tranquility and brings the contrast between a life of sheltered faith and outside reality into sharp relief. As the sisters … Continue reading Aparisyon

Migrante

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.88 (4 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Joel Lamangan Writer: Bonifacio Ilagan Cast:  Jodi Sta. Maria, Allen Dizon, Bangs Garcia, Luis Alandy, Raquel Villavicencio, Alex Castro, Chynna Ortaleza, Ryza Cenon, Menggie Cobarrubias, Tony Mabesa, May-i Fabros, Benjie Felipe, Barbara Miguel, Jaime Pebanco Synopsis: Migrante tells the story of a Filipina OFW who is working … Continue reading Migrante

Sigwa

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

Niño

Verdict: Essential Viewing Pinoy Rebyu Score: 4.50 (24 ratings) Genre: Drama Director: Loy Arcenas Writer: Rody Vera Cast: Fides Cuyugan Asensio, Shamaine Buencamino, Tony Mabesa , Raquel Villavicencio, Art Acuna, Diana Malahay, Joaquin Valdes and introducing Jhizhelei Deocareza Synopsis: The film follows aging former opera star Celia, who fills her days by taking care of her … Continue reading Niño