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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

‘Mga Anino ng Kahapon’ Film Review: The power on restraint

This film is a simple but affecting character study of the human mind and emotions. It is a heartfelt tale that examines the world of schizophrenia and its many hideous faces with dignity and restraint.

Blu-ray Review: ‘Silver Linings Playbook’

This 2012 romantic dramedy adapted from Matthew Quick’s novel ‘The Silver Linings Playbook’ features a touching tale of loving and letting go.

Blu-ray Review: ‘Django Unchained’

Quite impressively, director Quentin Tarantino allows the entire the film to fly by even with its three-hour length. He is able to translate both the technical and thematic values of his vision into an unabashedly post-modern tale of love and revenge.

Blu-ray Review: ‘Hitchcock’ (2012)

This motion picture combines drama and comedy in attempting to demystify the man behind the legendary horror and suspense opuses.

Blu-ray Review: ‘Empire of the Sun’ 25th Anniversary Edition

This epic war drama is a compelling adaptation of J.G. Ballard’s best-selling, semi-autobiographical novel.

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