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!!

 

MOVIE REVIEW: YOURS TRULY, SHIRLEY (Nigel Santos, 2019)

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SPOILER ALERT!!

Sayang kasi maayos pa naman si Ate Reg lalo na dun sa subtle iyak moments niya habang nangungulila sa yumaong asawa (Romnick Sarmenta, na may hawak ng secret location ng Fountain of Youth). Winner yung pancit scene niya. Also, ganda ng make-up niya dito. Lakas maka-fresh at makabata ng 10 years.

Sana lang hindi masyadong trying hard magpatawa yung movie. Best moment for me nung nagmano ang friend nila dun sa matandang afam na jowa nung isa pa nilang friend. Worst yung lahat ng eksena ni Dennis Padilla (who also almost ruined Unforgettable), stuck in his corny 90’s comedy acting.

Other random thoughts:

• Ang apt lang nung American Beauty petals scene.
• Ang lakas ni Ate Reg at kayang mag-lift ng isang bayong ng kamias gamit lang ang isang braso.
• Nakaka-LSS yung single ni Jhameson Khervyn (pero nakakairita yung actor kung sino man siya).
• Sinong tao ang mag-iisip na merong isang piling ng talong? Yung totoo?
• Nakakatuwa yung cameo sa dulo at reference sa Heaven Resort.

Oh well, sabi ko nga ang sayang. In Regine-speak, kulang talaga siya ng “Woooooohhhh!”.

Rating: ★★☆☆☆