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)

Ekstra

Verdict: Essential Viewing Pinoy Rebyu Score: 4.11 (23 ratings) Genre: Drama, Comedy Director: Jeffrey Jeturian Writers: Zig Dulay, Antoinette Jadaone, Jeffrey Jeturian Cast: Vilma Santos, Marlon Rivera, Vincent de Jesus, Ruby Ruiz, Tart Carlos, Piolo Pascual, Pilar Pilapil, Cherie Gil, Marian Rivera Synopsis: A socio-realist drama-comedy film, it follows a seemingly usual day in the life of Loida Malabanan (Vilma … Continue reading Ekstra

The Healing

Verdict: Value for Money Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.20 (25 ratings) Genre: Drama, Horror Director: Chito Roño Writer: Roy Iglesias and Chito Roño Cast: Vilma Santos, Robert Arevalo, Martin del Rosario, Kim Chiu, Janice de Belen, Mark Gil, Pokwang Synopsis:  Seth (Vilma Santos) takes her stroke-stricken father (Robert Arevalo) to see a faith healer. The next day, he miraculously recovers from his … Continue reading The Healing

Modern Classics: 1991

Hihintayin Kita sa Langit  Director: Carlos Siguion-Reyna Writer: Raquel Villavicencio Cast: Richard Gomez, Dawn Zulueta, Michael de Mesa, Eric Quizon, Jackie Lou Blanco The movie that Pinoy moviegoers fell in love with in 1991. Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte’s tragic love story set in the moors is well-suited to the Pinoy romantic sensibility, as evidenced by … Continue reading Modern Classics: 1991