Saturday, 19 August 2017

Movie Review: Ang Manananggal Sa Unit 23B

Jewel is a mysterious woman who lives alone in the city. She has a secret which has led her to settle into a lonely existence. That is, until she meets Nico, a broken-hearted, down-and-out guy who also feels unlovable like she does. Jewel is torn between wanting to love him and wanting to save him from herself. Will he accept her if he knew the truth about her? Can she ever find love, or is she destined to be alone forever?

Movie Review: AWOL

Lt. Abel Ibarra, team leader of 'Musang', an elite sniper group under the Philippine Army's Scout Ranger division, wants out of the battlefield to spend more time raising his young and only daughter, Bea. After the success of hist last mission against a notorious Moro Terrorist group in Mindanao, Abel is finally pulled out of operations and is transferred to Base Camp to mentor young sniper cadets. For Abel this is the beginning of his peaceful family life

Movie Review: Patay Na Si Hesus

When Iyay, a single mother, learns that her estranged husband has died, she drags the entire family on a road trip from Cebu to Dumaguete to attend the funeral. With her children - Hubert, who has Down Syndrome; Jude, a lovesick transman; Jay, who is living the bum life - as her passengers, Iyay drives her tiny multicab on a journey that yields unexpected stopovers, detours, and revelations.

Movie Review: Paglipay

The film focuses on Atan, an Aeta from Baytan village in Zambales, who makes a living from traditional farming system kaingin and hunting on the foothills of Mt. Pinatubo. The narrative opens as we follow Atan’s fulfillment of his arranged marriage with a fellow Aeta, Ani. He has to accomplish a number of responsibilities which includes the offering of bandi or bride price to Ani’s parents. Atan needs to cross the mountain river going to Banwa, the town where he could earn the necessary amount for the bride price. In order to find a job, he needs to adapt himself with the modern way of life in town, including change in appearance, manner of clothing, religious practice, and even the use of different language in order to associate himself with the Unat or “straight-haired ones,” such as.

Movie Review: Pauwi Na

Mang Pepe convinces the family to go back to their hometown in Bicol. Without enough transport money, they decide to use pedicabs so they could “pedal” their way back to the province. A series of unfortunate events occur that will either test their determination or distract them from their journey home. Pauwi Na is a tragic-comic portrait of a dysfunctional family and the disquieting blind faith they invoke as they dream of going home.


Friday, 18 August 2017

Movie Review: Triptiko

Triptiko is an anthology movie that features 3 startling and #medyoweird stories. A yuppie who just got lucky is stuck by a string of unlucky circumstances; a made model's life is upended because of evil boils appearing on his body; a folk singer's romantic ideals are to the test as his beloved slowly changes into something he does not understand.

Movie Review: Star Na Si Vandamme Stallone

The life story of a kid diagnosed with Down syndrome. He dreams of being an artista; his family has to make ends (and dreams) meet.

Movie Review: Hamog

Rashid, Jinky, Tisoy and Momoy are peddlers and petty criminals in the streets. When Jinky disappears during a heist, the boys presume she goes with the taxi driver they victimize, giving him an unsolicited sexual service. Danny, the taxi driver, actually brings Jinky home and exploits her as a house maid. The boys proceed with their normal thievery, and at the same time search for Jinky. In one of their misadventures, Moy, the youngest lad, got hit by a speeding car and dies.

Movie Review: Salvage


A found footage horror film about a reporter lost in a haunted jungle.


Thursday, 17 August 2017

CineFilipino 2018 Full Length Feature Official Finalists Unveiled



Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Vhong Navarro and Lovi Poe Pair Up In A Comedy Film Woke Up Like This



FDCP Holds Gala For Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino



Monday, 14 August 2017

Movie Review: 100 Tula Para Kay Stella


Throughout his four years in college, Fidel, a stuttering student, tries to finish 100 poems dedicated to Stella, an aspiring but frustrated rock star, to win her heart.

Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2017 holds Pista at the Park



Cinemalaya 2018 Full Length Feature Official Finalists Unveiled


Cinemalaya 2017 Film Festival List of Winners



Saturday, 12 August 2017

My Verdict for Cinemalaya 2017 Film Festival


Love You To The Stars and Back Official Trailer





Friday, 11 August 2017

Movie Review: Kiko Boksingero

After the death of his mother, an 11-year-old boy was left alone with his nanny Diday and tries to reconnect with his estranged father George, a has-been boxer. Filling the gap of the time lost, the father and son bonds through their shared love for boxing.

Movie Review: Ang Pamilyang Hindi Lumuluha

Cora searches for the “the family that doesn’t weep,” which people believe has the superpower to bring back lost loved ones. Utilizing all her resources, time and wealth, Cora is desperate to complete her broken family at all costs. 

Love You To The Stars and Back Official Poster



Thursday, 10 August 2017

Movie Review: Respeto

Amidst the violence and poverty happening around him, Hendrix dreams of becoming a rapper. But he needs to find the right words to penetrate the hiphop world through the help of seasoned poet Doc.

Movie Review: Baconaua

In a sleepy island village in Southern Tagalog lives a young lass, Divina, who mulls whether to have her father officially declared dead after missing at sea three months ago amidst the mysticism and realities happening around her.

Movie Review: Ang Guro Kong Di Marunong Magbasa

Set in a barrio in southwestern Mindanao, the film tells about a young farmer who became the educator in their community even though he is illiterate. One day, he heads to the city and fails to return. His students then decide to join a rebel organization and learn to become skilled warriors.

Movie Review: Shorts B - Cinemalaya 2017 Film Festival



Movie Review: Shorts A - Cinemalaya 2017 Film Festival


Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Movie Review: Bagahe

Bagahe explores the life of an OFW, named Mercy, who is suspected of abandoning a newborn child in a trash bin of an airplane toilet. The film shows what happens to her while being investigated.

Movie Review: Nabubulok

Luna went missing. Jason Harper, her American husband, is suspected of killing her. As Jason intends to leave the country, circumstances conspire to avert his plan.

Movie Review: Sa Gabing Nanahimik Ang Mga Kuliglig

Father Romi and altar boy Nonoy find themselves in a predicament after Magda confesses that she has committed murder after she found out that her husband and her friend have an adulterous relationship. Torn between following the Seal of the Confessional and finding a way to deliver justice, the two carry the weight of Magda’s sins.


Movie Review: Requited

Suffering from Parkinson’s Disease, Matt journeys to fulfill his ultimate goal of biking all the way from Manila to Mt. Pinatubo, while defying nature and encountering the woman he wants to be with along the way.

Movie Review: Birdshot

Birdshot is a coming-of-age thriller that tells the story of a young farm girl who wanders off into a Philippine forest reserve. Deep within the reservation she mistakenly shoots and kills a critically endangered and protected Philippine Eagle. As the local authorities begin a manhunt to track down the poacher of a national bird, their investigation leads them to an even more horrific discovery.

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Ang Guro Kong Di Marunong Magbasa Theme Song Launched


Friday, 4 August 2017

Woke Up Like This Official Trailer and Poster



Cinema One Originals "Hamog & Salvage" To Be Screened at Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino


Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Discounts and Promos for Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino this August


Sunday, 30 July 2017

Coming Soon: I'm Here To Stay



Coming Soon: Haunted Forest



Coming Soon: Love You To The Stars And Back



Saturday, 29 July 2017

Cinemalaya 2017 Film Festival Screening Schedule


Full Length Feature





Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2017 Official Entries


Watch: JC Santos Talks About His Films - Nabubulok & 100 Tula Para Kay Stella



Gerald Anderson's Team Prepares For The Star Magic Oppo All-Star Game



Thursday, 27 July 2017

Movie Review: Finally Found Someone

Finally Found Someone tells the story of April, a heartbroken girl whose groom left on their wedding day, and Raffy a PR expert tasked to make her happy again.


TBA Studios Unveils Movie Projects


Monday, 24 July 2017

Birdshot Trailer and Poster - Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino Official Entry 2017