Tag: BuyBust

  • ‘BuyBust’ review: Mind-searing desperation and damnation in the hellish slums of Manila

    Erik Matti’s ‘BuyBust’ could just be the catalyst in the second coming of Philippine action films. Looking at Erik Matti’s acclaimed body of work (2013’s On The Job and 2015’s Honor Thy Father), it’s safe to say that violence has always been a driving force in his brand of filmmaking. Whereas social media can easily […]

  • ‘BuyBust’ to open 2018 Cinemalaya filmfest

    The much anticipated Pinoy action-thriller film, “BuyBust,” will be the opening film of this year’s Cinemalaya: Philippine Independent Film Festival, which runs August 3-12 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and select Ayala Malls Cinemas (Trinoma, Glorietta, Greenbelt 1, U.P. Town Center, Legazpi in Bicol). This was confirmed by Cinemalaya Foundation President Laurice Guillen and […]

  • FDCP sends off six Filipino films to New York Asian Film Festival

    In celebration of the lineup of six (6) Filipino genre films to be featured in this year’s New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), the Film Development Council of the Philippines held a Send-Off Press Conference for Filipino delegates last July 10, 2018 at Cocoon Hotel, Quezon City. BuyBust directed by Erik Matti, Neomanila directed by […]