MOVIE REVIEW: Zoolander 2 (2016)

“ZOOLANDER 2” Review Co-written and directed by Ben Stiller Zoolander 2 is the disaster sequel that should not have been. Dressed as the sequel to the 2001 film Zoolander, it offers nothing fresh as it ridiculously tries to exude the same wackiness of the original’s satirical inspection of the fashion industry and fails all the time.Continue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: Zoolander 2 (2016)”

MOVIE REVIEW: Triple 9 (2016)

“TRIPLE 9” Review Directed by John Hillcoat and written by Matt Cook Triple 9 starts out with a question: What is a Triple 9? For the uninitiated, a Triple 9 is police code for “officer down,” and essentially diverts the majority of the force from any other activity so they can rush to the scene. AndContinue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: Triple 9 (2016)”

MOVIE REVIEW: Always Be My Maybe (2016)

ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE never veers away from the cinematic universe of familiar hugot where Arci Muñoz is that exploding star that lives. “Always Be My Maybe” Review Starring Gerald Anderson and Arci Muñoz Directed by Dan Villegas As Star Cinema’s latest offering, released just four weeks after Everything About Her (which stars Vilma Santos,Continue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: Always Be My Maybe (2016)”

MOVIE REVIEW: Room (2015)

Room can be perceived in countless ways. One, it could be anything but a claustrophobic look at the lives of a mother and her five year-old son who has been living in a ten-by-ten feet enclosed, windowless, sound-proof space for several years—a harrowing idea of imprisonment and deprivation liberty and sanity. In another hand, itContinue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: Room (2015)”

MOVIE REVIEW: Everything About Her (2016)

Everything About Her Movie Review 2016, Philippines – Directed by Bb. Joyce Bernal A successful mother who learns she has cancer, an estranged son who returns with his memories of feeling abandoned, and a career-driven girl who will serve as their bridge to patch things up. Sounds familiar? Everything About Her follows this set of characters but it sure managesContinue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: Everything About Her (2016)”

MOVIE REVIEW: Lumayo Ka Nga Sa Akin (2016)

More than just an anthology filled with sketches that are meant to be funny and entertaining, Lumayo Ka Nga Sa Akin is a relevant presentation of the shockingly bad qualities of mass media that Filipinos continue to patronize. The absurdities of life are indispensable and so is the grueling need to be more thoughtful in the way media feed its audiences.

MOVIE REVIEW: Honor Thy Father (2015)

Honor Thy Father (2015) Review Directed by Erik Matti Written by Michiko Yamamoto It is an ordinary day for Edgar (John Lloyd Cruz) that after attending to his plants, he hops into his car with a sunken face. While waiting for his daughter Angel (Krystal Brimner) to join him, he throws food out of the windowContinue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: Honor Thy Father (2015)”

MOVIE REVIEW: All You Need is Pag-ibig (2015)

In the Q&A of one screening of her first film Six Separation from Lilia Cuntapay early this year, Antoinette Jadaone mentioned that she will not get tired of doing romantic comedy projects because she knows she is meant for this genre. True enough, the energy never falters for the young director who knows how to tugContinue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: All You Need is Pag-ibig (2015)”

MOVIE REVIEW: My Bebe Love: #KiligPaMore (2015)

My Bebe Love: Kilig Pa More serves as the reunion project of Vic Sotto and Ai-Ai Delas Alas, comedy royalties who share reputation in the industry as they have both proven themselves as reliable actors in their genre. Initially submitted to the Metro Manila Film Festival as “Romcom-in Mo Ako,” it is first noted withContinue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: My Bebe Love: #KiligPaMore (2015)”