‘Eerie’ review: Bea Alonzo tries to save an underwhelming plot

Mikhail Red’s mystery horror film ‘Eerie’ loses its steam by relying on derivative jumpscares and ultimately, a run-on-the-mill storyline. Back then, I’m so impressed with Mikhail Red’s Birdshot that I saw it twice in the cinemas. His recent Neomanila, despite my reservations on the build-up of its ending, still works just fine. Needless to say,Continue reading “‘Eerie’ review: Bea Alonzo tries to save an underwhelming plot”

‘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 theContinue reading “‘First Love’ review: Refreshing love team leaves you aching”

WINNERS: 2016 PMPC Star Awards for Movies

The Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC) has announced the winners and awardees for the 32nd Star Awards for Movies held on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila in Pasay City. The PMPC Star Awards honors the best Filipino movies, performers and stakeholders of 2015 for the mainstream and indieContinue reading “WINNERS: 2016 PMPC Star Awards for Movies”

MOVIE REVIEW: A Second Chance (2015)

A Second Chance is that realization of an eight-year frustration of many to have a follow-up for the blockbuster hit romantic movie One More Chance. There are those who oppose the slightest idea, noting that the original piece would suffice on its own since, as it has turned out, it has become a classic film—something thatContinue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: A Second Chance (2015)”