All in all, the idea that the ending presented was scarier than all the demons that showed up to scare the living daylights out of the deacons. It was thought provoking and it was eerie. It was a beautifully mounted thriller but with one fatal flaw — its lead star. And despite all the good that the film had going for it, it was a bothersome downer.
Mel (Jodi Sta. Maria) is an optimistic single mom with a crush on her heartbroken boss Eric (Ian Veneracion). Anya is a down on her luck high school achiever who bumps into her former suitor Dino (Xian Lim), a rich heartthrob who is still hung up on his high school love. Love (Kris Aquino) is… Read More All you need is Pag Ibig: Movie Review
Finally, I caught Direk Dan Villegas and Direk Antoinette Jadaone’s collaboration #WalangForever yesterday with my bestie. For those who don’t know, this film was the Best Picture awardee during 41st Metro Manila Film Festival, after Direk Dan won Best Director/Best Story and Direk Tonette won Best Story and Screenplay for last year’s entry, English Only… Read More #WalangForever: Movie Review
Even before all the brouhaha about Erik Matti’s Honor Thy Father’s MMFF disqualification from the Best Picture category, I was already set to watch this John Lloyd Cruz starrer immediately after seeing the trailer. There is something to be said about a film’s trailer moving me to tears and this was what it managed to do for me.… Read More Honor Thy Father (Con Man): Movie Review
I was surprised as I got home last night from seeing two horror film entries from the MMFF (Haunted Mansion, Buy Now Die Later) to find out that Erik Matti’s Honor Thy Father has been disqualified by the MMFF from the Best Picture category because it participated in the Cinema One Originals Film Festival allegedly… Read More Why Honor Thy Father’s disqualification could be the best thing for the MMFF
I had no idea what this film was about entering the cinema except that it was a low budget film produced by Quantum Films, MJM Productions Inc, Tuko Film Productions, and Buchi Boy Films. I had an idea that it was a horror comedy because of the cast — Vhong Navarro, Alex Gonzaga, John “Sweet” Lapuz, and… Read More Buy Now Die Later: Movie Review
Okay, first off, from the moment I saw the full trailer of One More Try, I was sure that this was going to be a good movie . It had a pretty strong cast and a solid director but I knew that I wasn’t going to be one of those itching to watch it because… Read More One More Try: A Review