“Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral” Review: What Makes a Hero Rise and Fall

GOYO: ANG BATANG HENERAL (2018) Review Directed by Jerrold Tarog While Heneral Luna was bold enough to be made and to be released in a country wherein mostly romantic comedy movies are patronized, Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral is braver to be bigger but at the same time, be more than just a movie about a hero. The film …

“Bliss” Review: A Giant Leap for Philippine Cinema

BLISS (2017) Review Directed by Jerrold Tarog We mostly see romantic comedies, satirical comedies, drama films about infidelity and horror movies in the Philippines, that’s what the mass wants or they think they want because we’ve been obviously getting it more than we wanted. Then, TBA came. The studio that tries to bring the Filipino …

Jerrold Tarog’s “Bliss” Promises to Shook the Audience & Push Cinematic Boundaries

Two years after the box-office and critical success of “Heneral Luna’’, director Jerrold Tarog is back with a shocking new film. The psychosexual thriller, “Bliss”, is Tarog’s tenth full-length film. And already, it’s becoming his most controversial project to date. “Bliss” tells the story of Jane Ciego (Iza Calzado). Jane entered showbiz at a young …

Behold, The Final Poster of the Controversial R Rated Film “Bliss”

“Everybody wants a taste of Bliss“ TBA, Artikulo Uno and Quantum Films just unveiled the final poster of its latest offering, the psychological thriller directed by Jerrold Tarog, Bliss. In the film, Iza Calzado plays Jane Ciego, a successful actress, produces her own film to gain respect from the industry. During the film production, she is involved …

Jerrold Tarog’s “Bliss” to Screen for Free at the UP Cine Adarna

After getting an “X” rating from the MTRCB, which means it is unfit for public exhibition. As per MTRCB, reasons for a film getting an “X” rating are: A film shall be disapproved for public viewing if, in the judgment of the BOARD: a. The average person, applying contemporary community standards and values, would find that …

‘Gregorio Del Pilar’ Short Film “Angelito” to be Released with “I’m Drunk, I Love You”

Filipino moviegoers are in for a treat.  This coming February 15, fans and followers of the blockbuster biopic “Heneral Luna” are going to see a short film spinoff that serves as a bridge to the upcoming feature “Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral,” the second installment of Jerrold Tarog’s historical trilogy. The short film entitled “Angelito” is being …

‘Heneral Luna’ Official Trailer Revealed for September 9 Release

Set during the Philippine-American war, a short-tempered Filipino general faces an enemy more formidable than the American army: his own treacherous countrymen. In 1898, General Antonio Luna ( John Arcilla ), commander of the revolutionary army, is spoiling for a fight. The Philippines, after three hundred years as a Spanish colony, has unwillingly come under …