Best Performances of the Decade So Far (Nos. 60-41)

Chynna Ortaleza, #Y (2014) Character: Abbie, a frazzled suicide hotline operator who is befriended by her caller Ortaleza’s amiable turn as a hotline operator who goes out of her way to reach out to a troubled teen is a collective wish-fulfillment for our longing for genuine connection in an age of normalized fleeting, often hollow, … Continue reading Best Performances of the Decade So Far (Nos. 60-41)

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)

Tumbang Preso

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.60 (5 ratings) Genre: Drama Writer/Director: Kip Oebanda Cast: Kokoy de Santos, Kean Cipriano, Teri Malvar, Ronnie Lazaro, Dominic Roco, Star Orjaliza, Kerbie Zamora, Jaclyn Jose, Shamaine Buencamino, Ron Cieno Synopsis: Carlo (Kokoy de Santos) and his younger cousin Jea (Teri Malvar) work inside a sardine factory. They spend their days under inhumane … Continue reading Tumbang Preso

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

Juana C. The Movie

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.61 (14 ratings) Genre: Comedy Director: Jade Castro Writers: Rody Vera Cast: Mae Paner, Angelina Kanapi, Annicka Dolonius, Jelson Bay, Joel Torre, John James Uy, Mads Nicolas, Niño Muhlach, Ronnie Lazaro Synopsis: A young woman from a far off province is sent to study in a prestigious Manila university. But she gets caught up … Continue reading Juana C. The Movie

Shake, Rattle and Roll 14: The Invasion

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.65 (12 ratings) Genre: Horror, Suspense Director: Chito Roño Writers: Ricky Lee, Rody Vera, Roy Iglesias Cast: Carlo Aquino, Dennis Padilla, Dennis Trillo, Dimples Romana, Empress Schuck, Herbert Bautista, Janice de Belen, Lovi Poe, Makisig Morales, Paolo Avelino, Ronnie Lazaro, Snooky Serna, Vhong Navarro, AJ Dee, Albie Casino, Alex Castro, Anna Vicente, Arlene Muhlach, … Continue reading Shake, Rattle and Roll 14: The Invasion

Pridyider

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.15 (13 ratings) Genre: Horror Director: Rico Maria Ilarde Writers: Rico Maria Ilarde and Rona Lean Sales Cast: Andi Eigenmann, JM de Guzman, Janice de Belen, Joel Torre, Ronnie Lazaro, Venus Raj, Baron Geisler, Bekimon Synopsis: Years ago, Tina (Andi Eigenmann) was sent away to the United States to live with her aunt because of … Continue reading Pridyider

The Reunion

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.25 (15 ratings) Genre: Comedy Director: Frasco Mortiz Writer: Aries de Guzman Cast: Enchong Dee, Enrique Gil, Xian Lim, Kean Cipriano, Jessy Mendiola, Cristine Reyes, Megan Young, Bangs Garcia, Julia Montes, Matt Evans, Janus del Prado, Tom Rodriguez, Gina Pareño, Ronnie Lazaro, Louise Abuel, Alodia Gosiengfiao, Joseph Marco, Bryan Santos, Ivan Dorschner, Alexa Ilacad … Continue reading The Reunion

Ang Katiwala

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.32 (11 ratings) Genre: Drama Writer/Director: Aloy Adlawan Cast: Dennis Trillo, Ronnie Lazaro, Angelina Canapi, Althea Vega, Miggs Cuaderno, Neri Naig, Ernie Zarate, Shyr Valdez, Richard Manabat, Louella de Cordova, Aileen Lota, Dado Jose Synopsis: RUBEN loses his job as a carpenter in a small town in Zambales where he lives with … Continue reading Ang Katiwala

Ang mga Kidnaper ni Ronnie Lazaro

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.48 (11 ratings) Genre: Comedy Writer/Director: Sigfreid Barros-Sanchez Cast: Ronnie Lazaro, Nonie Buencamino, Epy Quizon, Dwight Gaston, Soliman Cruz, Raul Morit, Hector Macaso, Bombi Plata, Roence Santos Synopsis: BEBOT, a former Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) has been down and out of luck after the Middle East crisis, that left him jobless and … Continue reading Ang mga Kidnaper ni Ronnie Lazaro