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)

Ibong Adarna: A Pinoy Adventure

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.21 (7 ratings) Genre: Adventure Director: Jun Urbano Writers: Jun Urbano, Angelo Hernandez Cast: Rocco Nacino, Leo Martinez, Joel Torre, Angel Aquino, Benjie Paras, Lilia Cuntapay, Patricia Fernandez, Ronnie Lazaro Synopsis: Sultan Mabait (Joel Torre) rules over a small kingdom of warring tribes. His scheming brother Datu Mangimbot (Leo Martinez) asks a witch to place a … Continue reading Ibong Adarna: A Pinoy Adventure

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

Pedro Calungsod: Batang Martir

Verdict: Do Something Else Pinoy Rebyu Score: 1.75 (6 ratings) Genre: Drama, Historical Writer/Director: Francis Villacorta Cast: Rocco Nacino, Christian Vazquez, Jestoni Alarcon, Marc Justin Alvarez, Ryan Eigenmann Synopsis: In the late 1600s, a Visayan named Pedro Calungsod (Rocco Nacino) joins a Jesuit mission to the Guam. He serves as personal steward to the Spanish Father Diego (Christian Vazquez), and … Continue reading Pedro Calungsod: Batang Martir

I Luv U Pare Ko

Verdict: Avoid at All Costs Pinoy Rebyu Score: 1.25 (2 ratings) Genre: Comedy Writer/Director: Neal Tan Cast: Rocco Nacino, Rodjun Cruz, Arnell Ignacio, Julio Diaz, Melissa Mendez, Tita Swarding, Marissa Sanchez, Isadora, Bekimon Synopsis: Best friends Sam and Carlo (Rocco Nacino and Rodjun Cruz) do everything together. They do have one secret between them, however: Sam is actually gay, and he's … Continue reading I Luv U Pare Ko

Madaling Araw, Mahabang Gabi

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.19 (8 ratings) Genre: Comedy, Drama Director: Dante Nico Garcia Writers: Dante Nico Garcia, Nicolas Pichay Cast: Angelica Panganiban, Cherie Gil, Kean Cipriano, Glaiza de Castro, Edgar Allan Guzman, Buboy Garovillo, Jerald Napoles, Tutti Caringal, Karel Marquez, Rocco Nacino, Alchris Galura, Jeffrey Hidalgo, Callum David, Dominic Roco, Eric Tai, Lou Veloso Synopsis:  A group of … Continue reading Madaling Araw, Mahabang Gabi

Ang Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa

Verdict: Essential Viewing Pinoy Rebyu Score: 4.39 (28 ratings) Genre: Drama Writer/Director: Alvin Yapan Cast: Jean Garcia, Paulo Avelino, Rocco Nacino Synopsis: Ang Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa (The Dance of Two Left Feet) tells the story of Marlon (Paulo Avelino) who is enamored by Karen (Jean Garcia), his literature professor. He follows her after class and … Continue reading Ang Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa