Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles 2 Review

A complete hoot Shake, Rattle, & Roll anthologies aside, MMFF sequels are generally terrible cash-grabs. They may be much larger than their predecessors but they’re certainly hollow. Fortunately, Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles 2 is another clear exception to this problem. Kubot begins where Tiktik left off: Makoy (Dingdong Dantes) and Sonia’s family flee Pulupandan after…

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English Only, Please Review

A fun future for romantic comedies English Only, Please is the exclamation point to a banner year from Antoinette Jadaone. As I’ve repeated time and time again, Jadaone should be given more mainstream projects. She manages to make clichéd local romcoms fresher than new each time. Her characters are always full of life. The dialogue…

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Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo Review

Ang Unang Siga Biopics are a tricky business, especially in regards to our national heroes. Like other forms of art that channel our history, it often boils down to a needless battle between the goals of reverence and entertainment. Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo manages to fail at both. Gat. Andres is perceived to be one…

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