Movie Review: The Greatest Showman

I've read a lot of tweets praising the songs included in the musical film The Greatest Showman.  Its song This is Me even won a Golden Globe award for Best Original Song. And indeed, the songs are good.  I like This is Me, Never Enough, Rewrite the Stars (performed by Zac Efron and Zendaya), and The Greatest Show.   Unfortunately, … Continue reading Movie Review: The Greatest Showman

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‘Kita Kita’ Review [POSSIBLE SPOILERS]

[POSSIBLE SPOILERS BELOW. READ AT YOUR OWN RISK] I'm a sucker for romantic comedy films and for the better part of the film, I was laughing and rooting for the leads' love story.  But as the film revealed how the story of Tonyo (Empoy Marquez) and Lea (Alessandra de Rossi) came to be, I could … Continue reading ‘Kita Kita’ Review [POSSIBLE SPOILERS]

Movie Review: Always Be My Maybe: The Least Star Cinema-like Rom-Com, and That is a Good Thing

I had low expectations when I decided to watch Always Be My Maybe. For one, I was not really sold on the lead actors, Gerald Anderson and Arci Muñoz. Also, director Dan Villegas' film prior this one, Walang Forever, failed to really live up to its promise (or my expectations, really). The story just sagged … Continue reading Movie Review: Always Be My Maybe: The Least Star Cinema-like Rom-Com, and That is a Good Thing

Movie Review: The PreNup

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrHe5laJ9fc Jennylyn Mercado may have very well found her niche in the movies. I have watched most of her films and before English Only, Please, I have recalled of her underutilized talent via Rosario, a Metro Manila Film Festival entry from a few years back. She has won an award in English Only, Please. Now, … Continue reading Movie Review: The PreNup

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Movie Review: Daybreak

Daybreak (2008) Directed by Adolfo Alix Jr. Starring Coco Martin, Paolo Rivero This review is two years late. The movie was first shown February of 2008 but I wasn’t able to watch it on cinema, and I regret it. I first watched it last year. It is heartwarming, raw, straightforward, emotional, unpretentious, heartbreaking. I’ve already … Continue reading Movie Review: Daybreak