‘Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral’ review: Deconstruction of a glorified hero

Jerrold Tarog’s ‘Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral‘ works better as an ensemble piece than a character study. Still, its a marvelous technical achievement. The 2015 sleeper hit Heneral Luna stupefied us with an image of a burning Philippine flag and General Antonio Luna’s impassioned voice, “Bayan o sarili? Pumili ka!” It’s a rhetoric posed to the modernContinue reading “‘Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral’ review: Deconstruction of a glorified hero”

SM Cinema celebrates 100 years of Philippine Cinema with ‘Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral’

In time with the Centennial Anniversary of Philippine Cinema, SM Cinema proudly presents the Philippines’ biggest cinematic epic to date, “Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral”. The second installment to the TBA Studios’ historical trilogy, “Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral” follows the events happened after “Heneral Luna” focusing to the life of one of the youngest Filipino generalsContinue reading “SM Cinema celebrates 100 years of Philippine Cinema with ‘Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral’”