‘Downton Abbey’ review: Nostalgic comeback of the beloved British series

Downton Abbey serves as a gentle drama that calls for a nostalgic experience not just for those who enjoyed the series. The worldwide phenomenon Downton Abbey becomes a grand motion picture event, as the beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. Set two years after the seriesContinue reading “‘Downton Abbey’ review: Nostalgic comeback of the beloved British series”

‘Open’ review: Sultry and sincere eye-opener

Andoy Ranay’s Open uniquely brings a storyline that enlightens a relationship that could or couldn’t work. Open tells the story of Rome (Arci Muñoz) and Ethan (JC Santos) who have been together for 14 years. They are each other’s firsts, and to their family and friends, they are the perfect couple. When the two beginContinue reading “‘Open’ review: Sultry and sincere eye-opener”

‘Lola Igna’ review: Beautiful, heartfelt lessons in life (and death)

Eduardo Roy, Jr.’s Lola Igna brings us a wonderful story of the oldest woman in the world with heartfelt life lessons. Living in a secluded hut in the middle of rice fields, Lola Igna is a foul-mouthed and stubborn woman who is eager to die. However, her neighbors are hung up on her winning theContinue reading “‘Lola Igna’ review: Beautiful, heartfelt lessons in life (and death)”

‘Watch Me Kill’ wins Best Director, Editing, Cinematography at #PPP2019; heading to Warsaw filmfest Oct

‘Watch Me Kill‘ won three major awards from Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2019: Tyrone Acierto won Best Director, Best Editing for Colorado Rutledge, and Best Cinematography for Marcin Szocinski. This psychological action-drama thriller is one of the 10 official finalists of the third year of PPP, an annual all-Filipino film festival organized by the FilmContinue reading “‘Watch Me Kill’ wins Best Director, Editing, Cinematography at #PPP2019; heading to Warsaw filmfest Oct”

‘IT Chapter Two’ review: Horrifyingly great reunion

Stephen King didn’t fail to amuse us with It Chapter Two as a fun and horrifying reunion of the Losers Club. Evil resurfaces as director Andy Muschietti reunites the Losers Club to return to where it all began in IT Chapter Two, the conclusion to the highest-grossing horror film of all time. Twenty-seven years afterContinue reading “‘IT Chapter Two’ review: Horrifyingly great reunion”

‘Still Human’ review: Heartfelt and engaging domestic help dramedy

Still Human beautifully gives us a heartwarming story that will make us cry with its engagingly relatable drama . Still Human is about a paralyzed man and his Filipino domestic worker who learn about each other as they go on their lives in Hong Kong. Former construction worker Leung Cheong-wing (Anthony Wong) who is paralyzedContinue reading “‘Still Human’ review: Heartfelt and engaging domestic help dramedy”

‘Hello, Love, Goodbye’ review: Unexpected, undeniable chemistry

Hello, Love, Goodbye exquisitely gives us the pleasure and pain of love from the fresh, heartfelt team-up of Alden Richards and Kathryn Bernardo. Set in Hong Kong, two OFWs are destined to change each other’s lives forever. Joy (Kathryn Bernardo) is a spunky millennial who works as a domestic helper in Hong Kong. While sheContinue reading “‘Hello, Love, Goodbye’ review: Unexpected, undeniable chemistry”

‘Family History’ review: Bitoy’s dramedy triumphs as GMA’s comeback film

Laughs aside, Michael V’s ‘Family History’ is a heartwarming film filled with strong core values on family, life, and marriage. Michael V. (“Bitoy”) outdoes himself as he takes on the job of producing, writing, directing and starring in his own film. In Family History, Bitoy plays Alex Dela Cruz, a happily married family man whoContinue reading “‘Family History’ review: Bitoy’s dramedy triumphs as GMA’s comeback film”

Last chance to catch Westlife: ‘The Twenty Tour’ concert on July 29 & 30

All Systems Go! Last Chance to Catch WESTLIFE ‘The Twenty Tour’  on July 29 and 30!  Fans are excited and the anticipation is rising for Irish pop vocal group, WESTLIFE’s ‘The Twenty Tour’ in Manila. The concerts are all set to happen this July 29 and 30th at the Araneta Coliseum. The reunion tour is expected to be nostalgic, asContinue reading “Last chance to catch Westlife: ‘The Twenty Tour’ concert on July 29 & 30”

‘My Letters to Happy’ review: Exquisitely handles a touchy subject

‘My Letters to Happy’ tells a relevant and heartwarming story of lovers trying to overcome their personal flaws outside the relationship. If you think that My Letters to Happy is just another local love story, brace yourself because it’s not. The romcom theme in it is actually just a facade to a much deeper subjectContinue reading “‘My Letters to Happy’ review: Exquisitely handles a touchy subject”