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Tag: Top Review

‘Creed II’ review: A solid punch to ‘Rocky’ fans

Creed II maintains the same energy of the first film while pulling the best aspects of the original franchise. Creed II picks up a few years after the first film, as Adonis “Donnie” Creed (Michael B. Jordan) is on the verge of both becoming the new world heavyweight boxing champion and taking the next step ...

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ review: Magically thrilling for Potterheads

J.K. Rowling’s second installment of the Wizarding World’s Fantastic Beasts is packed with magical concepts only fans would comprehend. The Crimes of Gridelwald begins in 1927, at the American Ministry of Magic, where the dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) has been held captive for six months since the events at the end of the ...

‘Overlord’ review: Damn entertaining Nazi gore fest thriller

Julius Avery’s Overlord is an aggressively violent thriller that takes you back to the horrors of war and secret Nazi experiments. Overlord starts as a war drama that quickly switches to a full zombie film. The opening sequence is fantastic. It’s a nerve-wracking airdrop sequence that sets the tone as an opener. It’s the night before ...

‘Kung Paano Siya Nawala’ review: A romantic film on letting go out of love

Director Joel Ruiz crafts an extraordinary story about love and heartbreak with the fresh team-up of Rhian Ramos and JM de Guzman in Kung Paano Siya Nawala. The new romantic film Kung Paano Siya Nawala answers the classic question: Is it possible for the heart to remember what the mind forgets? At its center, is Lio ...

‘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 ...

MOVIE REVIEWS: Cinema One Originals Festival 2018 (Part 1)

Here’s the first part of our festival report on Cinema One Originals 2018, in which we cover Double Twisting Double Back, Mamu (and a Mother Too), Never Tear Us Apart, Paglisan, and Pang-MMK. The 14th edition of Cinema One Originals Film Festival runs from October 12 to 21, 2018 in select cinemas in Metro Manila. READ MORE: ...

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