"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
May the accomplishment made by the MMFF 2016 continue to influence the Philippines’ future commercial offerings. I believe the Filipino audience is now ready for this #reelvolution.
This motion picture combines drama and comedy in attempting to demystify the man behind the legendary horror and suspense opuses.
Helmed by Academy Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow, this intense and thrilling piece of cinema chronicles the decade-long hunt for Al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the 9/11 attacks until his death at the hands of the Navy SEALs.
“The Proposal” is contrived and predictable, but nonetheless a crowd-pleasing romantic comedy. Although it lacks the creative spark of classic rom coms, it can work as a pleasant time killer offering mindless entertainment and appealing stars.
It’s a hybrid of a film: a Hollywood material that looks like a successful anti-Hollywood venture and a brilliant social commentary.
Director J.J. Abrams and his crew build this Star Trek franchise into a truly glorious new enterprise.
The film’s strong points as a commercial cinematic offer is that it combines religious, scientific, political, art, historical, and academic issues in one package; thus, making it an entertaining blend capturing many kinds of moviegoers.
“Watchmen” is visually brilliant but flawed in certain ways. Nevertheless, this eye-poppingly faithful adaptation is a carefully crafted as a lavish cult movie.
It's a guilty pleasure comedy. Who knew a hangover could be this fun?
"The Hangover" is a guilty pleasure comedy. Who knew a hangover could be this fun?
This guy flick about a bachelor party gone wrong is really nothing special; but the simplest reason for its comedic success is the fact that it achieves a rare balance between character and vulgarity. There is a sort of perverse brilliance, or maybe brilliant perversity, thrown by the characters against the gambling streets of Las Vegas.
Director Todd Phillips ("Starsky and Hutch," "School for Scoundrels," and "Old School") is successful in promoting strong comic performances