Author: Migs Ramos

  • ‘To Love Some Buddy’ review: It’s harmless to fall in love with your best friend

    Jason Paul Laxamana’s To Love Some Buddy posits that it’s harmless to be in love with your best friend. To Love Some Buddy revolves around best friends, Faith (Maja Salvador) and Julius (Zanjoe Marudo), who chose to give in to love and live with the consequences of choosing to cross the line and risk their […]

  • ‘Halloween’ review: A fresh take on the iconic slasher

    David Gordon Green’s ‘Halloween’ brings dignity to an increasingly disappointing franchise. Coming in 40 years later, Green’s new Halloween movie ignores every single sequel that came after John Carpenter’s 1978 cult classic. This game-changing move serves as a course correction to deliver a well-made and thrilling sequel that brings some form of closure to the […]

  • ‘First Love’ review: Refreshing love team leaves you aching

    Paul Soriano’s romantic drama ‘First Love’ touches the viewers’ hearts with a refreshing team-up of Bea Alonzo and Aga Mulach’s refreshing teamup. Like most tales of love, First Love marks an emotional journey between two kindred souls meeting in one fateful day. There’s Ali (Bea Alonzo) as the optimistic, free-spirited photographer and Nick (Aga Muhlach) as the […]

  • ‘Wild and Free’ review: Unexpected and intense love affair

    Connie Macatuno’s ‘Wild and Free‘ is not as just skin-deep as its trailer teases. The trailer for Regal’s Wild and Free promises passionate and erotic scenes that would surely awaken your most basic senses – the snippets are steamy and the onscreen chemistry of lead stars Derrick Monasterio and Sanya Lopez sizzles to the brim. […]

  • ‘Venom’ review [1 of 2]: A parasite that bites the dust

    “Ruben Fleischer’s ‘Venom’ crafts a mediocre film without Spider-Man.” For Marvel comic fans, the idea of ‘Venom’ starring in a stand-alone movie is a dream come true. Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 3 may have relegated the character to a third wheel villain, but it nevertheless gave hope for the possibility of having its own spin-off. It is […]

  • ‘Night School’ review: Potentially squeaks out passing grade

    Malcolm D. Lee’s Night School smartly puts the talents of Tiffany Haddish to her reliable co-star Kevin Hart. Kevin Hart playing the lead in Night School will surely elicit a fun time filled with cheeky jokes and great laughs. But setting aside the hilarity, the film subtly focuses on broad important issues in education like […]