YEAR-END MOVIE REVIEW: THE BEST OF PINOY CINEMA 2019

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1. RICKY DAVAO (F#*@bois)
2. SOLIMAN CRUZ (Iska)
3. VANCE LARENA (Dead Kids)
4. JC SANTOS (Miracle in Cell No. 7)
5. JOEM BASCON (Write About Love)
6. JOHN ARCILLA (Miracle in Cell No. 7)

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1. TUESDAY VARGAS (LSS)
2. ANNA LUNA (Tayo sa Huling Buwan ng Taon)
3. JACLYN JOSE (Circa)
4. IANA BERNARDEZ (Metamorphosis)
5. ELORA ESPAÑO (Kalel, 15)
6. MERYLL SORIANO (Culion)

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1. ELIJAH CANLAS (Kalel, 15)
2. LOUISE ABUEL (Edward)
3. JANSEN MAGPUSAO (John Denver Trending)
4. CARLO AQUINO (Isa Pa, With Feelings)
5. GIO GAHOL (Sila Sila)
6. ROCCO NACINO (Write About Love)

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1. RUBY RUIZ (Iska)
2. MERYLL SORIANO (John Denver Trending)
3. JUDY ANN SANTOS (Mindanao)
4. ANGIE FERRO (Lola Igna)
5. SARAH GERONIMO (Unforgettable)
6. LIZA SOBERANO (Alone/Together)

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1. HEIST SCHOOL (Julius Renomeron, Jr.)
2. ANG GASGAS NA PLAKA NI LOLO BERT (Janina Gacosta, Cheska Marfori)
3. SA AMONG AGWAT (Don Senoc)
4. THE SLUMS (Jan Andrei Cobey)

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Written by: JUN LANA, KEAVY EUNICE VICENTE, ASH MALANUM
Directed by: JUN LANA, PERCI INTALAN

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Written by: CRISANTO AQUINO, JANYX REGALO
Directed by: CRISANTO AQUINO

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Written by: JADE CASTRO, SIEGE LEDESMA
Directed by: JADE CASTRO

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Written by: WANGGO GALLAGA, KOOKAI LABAYEN, DWEIN BALTAZAR
Directed by: ANDOY RANAY

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Written and directed by: ADOLF ALIX, JR.

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Written by: JEN CHUAUNSU, KOOKAI LABAYEN
Directed by: PRIME CRUZ

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Written by: THOP NAZARENO, JOHN PAUL BEDIA
Directed by: THOP NAZARENO

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Written and directed by: JUN LANA

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Written and directed by: ARDEN ROD CONDEZ

MABUHAY ANG PELIKULANG PILIPINO!!

 

EDWARD (Thop Nazareno, 2019)

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SPOILER ALERT!!

Yeng Constantino left the group.

Pero seryoso, nakakapanlumo ang current state ng public healthcare natin. Parang magkakasakit din ako habang nakikita ang kakulangan ng staff and proper equipment sa ospital dito. Yung feeling na parang dinala ka dun para lang mapabilis ang pagkamatay mo. Bigat sa puso.

Nagustuhan ko si Louise Abuel sa title role ha. May natural charm siya na reminiscent of Stefano Mori kahit nililibag ang leeg niya. Tapos sobrang effective ni Dido dela Paz na hindi na rin ako makahinga sa bawat ubo niya. Pero pinakanatuwa ako kay Sarah Brakensiek as Nurse Daisy. Sample bedside manner ala nanay: “Cellphone ka nang cellphone hindi ka pa magaling!!”

Ewan ko ba kung anong kasalanan ko dito kay Thop Nazareno. Hindi ko naman naging jowa pero grabe lagi mangwasak ng puso. Ang lakas pa naman ng ilaw sa sinehan ng Evia nakita tuloy ng iba na namumugto mata ko dahil sa lecheng cupcake socks at sheer hopelessness ng ending.

Ang impressive pa ng mga long takes niya lalo na yung opening shot sa ER. Dun pa lang ipapanalangin mo na na sana sapat ang savings at insurance mo para di ka madala sa similar medical facility. Wala na ba talagang lunas ang sakit na ito?

Rating: ★★★★☆