All in all, Greed was a good movie. It had a strong cast, good chemistry, excellent cinematography (you could really feel the heat and humidity from across the screen). Kudos to writer director Yam Laranas, who incorporated his signature style of filmmaking to deliver another one of his masterpieces . Enough good girl roles for Nadine, please. I believe these types of materials are where the next chapter of career should be.
All in all, Aurora was more hype than substance. While it was not entirely bad, I was not blown away by this horror movie. Huge credit though to the cinematography and editing but the pacing was too snail paced to get me excited at any point of the film. So, if you don’t fall asleep from the lengthy dialogue and the depressing cloud that Leana carries around with her everywhere she goes, congrats to you. Patience is a virtue for this flick but I wasn’t sure that the payoff was equal to the set up. In the end, I don’t know if it was a more effective social commentary than a horror.
I was pretty excited going into the cinema to see critically acclaimed horror director Yam Laranas’s latest offering. […]