Audiences should not be attacked for the type of content that they prefer. And art should know no race. Good cinema is good cinema is good cinema. It transcends language and boundaries. If we want to bring local cinema to the attention of the world, our filmmakers should be open to different world views and approaches. Our local industry should be mindful of quality even while balancing it with profitability.
Rarely do I find myself as affected by documentaries as I did by Netflix’s The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez, which talked about the systematic torture and death of a seven year old by the hands […]
As I was watching Crash Landing on You, I became curious to see Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin’s first collaboration, a film called The Negotiation to see how well they jived together in the […]
I was seriously expecting The Kingmaker to be a documentary favorable to the Marcoses, given that it was being shown at the Cultural Center of the Philippines and former First Lady Imelda Marcos was its patron. […]
Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez was much like his first trial, incompetently handled and a mess altogether.
I kicked off the year doing catch up for the films I missed in 2019. Truth be told, I was really looking forward to catching It Chapter 2 in the cinemas but its screening […]
All in all, both the original and the remake were great movies but the original Miracle in Cell No. 7 was on a different level. It delivered on a film that personifies an innocence that grips on the heartstrings and never lets go. Amazing film. Worth every tear.
To enjoy this movie, the best advice I could give perhaps, is to view it as its own movie instead of a remake. Miracle in Cell No. 7 holds a different kind of magic. One that is unusual for the season but one that will leave a mark on one’s heart.
I’ve seen a lot of mixed reviews about 2015 Christmas horror Krampus so my curiosity naturally got the better of me. I broke down and watched it to judge for myself. After all, it still […]
Klaus was the perfect film to watch for the holidays but I have a feeling that this will become my picker upper any time of the year. Its just sparks a feel good feeling that was a result of all the elements fof the film coming together — the great story, the beautiful artwork, the seamless animation and great direction from Sergio Pablos. It was just great. Kudos to everyone involved.