LADY BIRD (Greta Gerwig, 2017)

SPOILER ALERT!! My notes on Lady Bird: 1. Whenever my mom and I would have an argument, her go-to line of defense was “Pinapasok pa naman kita sa Catholic schools…”. Which might also be her disappointed way of saying that this early, my soul was already burning in hell. Sometimes I’d wonder what happened to […]

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The Best of Pinoy Cinema 2017

TOP 9 FEATURE LENGTH FILMS: #9 LOVE YOU TO THE STARS AND BACK Written and directed by: Antoinette Jadaone #8 HAUNTED: A LAST VISIT TO THE RED HOUSE Written and directed by: Phyllis Grande #7 ALL OF YOU Written by: Carl Chavez, Mae Chua, and Dan Villegas Directed by: Dan Villegas #6 ANG LARAWAN Written […]

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BABE (Chris Noonan, 1995)

I always reference this classic film whenever someone would ask me why I do not eat lechon (or liempo, crispy pata, sisig, etc.) even if it’s far from the truth (I just don’t like the texture of pork). Besides, I love a good plate of bacon. More than a lovely fable about every animal’s rightful […]

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Cinema One Originals 2017 Scorecard

Best Picture 1. CHANGING PARTNERS (Dan Villegas) – ★★★★★ 2. PAKI (Giancarlo Abrahan) – ★★★★☆ 3. HAUNTED: A LAST VISIT TO THE RED HOUSE (Phyllis Grande) – ★★★★☆ 4. SI CHEDENG AT SI APPLE (Fatrick Tabada, Rae Red) – ★★★☆☆ 5. NERVOUS TRANSLATION (Shireen Seno) – ★★☆☆☆ 6. THROWBACK TODAY (Joseph Teoxon) – ★★☆☆☆ 7. […]

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