Best Performances of the Decade So Far (20-11)

Mimi Juareza, Quick Change (2013) Character: Dorina Pineda, a transwoman running an illegal cosmetic-surgery business “The idiosyncratic Quick Change fields superlative portrayals from its whole ensemble, led by Mimi Juareza in an indelible, career-making performance.” – Rito Asilo “Mimi Juareza’s brave performance in Quick Change should make all gender-specific Best Actor/Best Actress categories irrelevant. As … Continue reading Best Performances of the Decade So Far (20-11)

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 (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)

Ikaw ang Pag-ibig

Verdict: Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: 2.50 (8 ratings) Genre: Drama Writer/Director: Marilou Diaz-Abaya Cast: Ina Feleo, Shamaine Centenera-Buencamino, Marvin Agustin, Jomari Yllana, Nonie Buencamino Synopsis: Evangeline (Ina Feleo) spends most of her time working late, editing TV commercials. Her work doesn’t leave her much time to spend with her boyfriend Joey (Jomari Yllana) … Continue reading Ikaw ang Pag-ibig