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Capsule Film Review: ‘Ang Larawan, The Movie’ (2017)

"Ang Larawan, The Movie" is a film for Filipinos — something to treasure for its artistic and cultural initiative of pioneering the musical film adapted from the work of an acclaimed Filipino literary artist, no less than a National Artist at that. Kudos to all those behind this ambitious cinematic endeavor, as the film, with both its strengths and forgiveable shortcomings, reflects the love and passion of the people who worked on it from start to end. This period piece may not be your usual Hollywood flair full of superhero characters, cool stunts, and uber awesome special effects, but it is worth

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Blu-ray Review: ‘The Descendants’

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“The Descendants” is a non-preachy family drama packaged as an island-hopping road movie. Sometimes heartfelt, sometimes heartbreaking, this dramedy works as a wry and perceptive portrait of a family in crisis.

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