‘Hindi Tayo Pwede’ and the Art of Letting Go

Letting go of someone you love is never easy. But letting go of someone you love who just died is worse. Lovi Poe plays the role of Gabby. Her world turned upside down when tragedy strikes as her boyfriend Gabriel, played by Tony Labrusca dies. How long will Gabby’s love for Gabriel be strong enough …

Lovi Poe, Tony Labrusca, Marco Gumabao on Holding On to Love in ‘Hindi Tayo Pwede’

Viva Films introduces the sexiest love triangle in Philippine cinema this summer: Lovi Poe, Marco Gumabao, and Tony Labrusca in a movie written by the iconic storyteller Ricky Lee, and directed by yet another icon, Joel Lamangan. “Hindi Tayo Pwede” tells the story of Gabby (Lovi Poe) or Gab for short, who finds love in …

‘Ang Henerasyong Sumuko sa Love’ Review: The Impact of True Friendship

ANG HENERASYONG SUMUKO SA LOVE (2019) Review Directed by Jason Paul Laxamana I missed my high school barkada after seeing this film. Jason Paul Laxamana’s “millennial barkada movie” is a multi-layered look at the different types of what people call as “millennials.” Because this generation is often described as entitled and lazy, this might be …

‘Ang Henerasyong Sumuko Sa Love’ Stars Share Views & Struggles as Millennials

Entitled and lazy are just some of the words that people use to describe millennials. But for us millennials, we could use the word misunderstood. We are not entitled but we cannot say that some of us aren’t, we’re also not lazy but we cannot also say that some of us are not. Like every …

Terrors of the Past Brought to the Present in Benedict Mique’s “ML”

It’s not for the faint of heart. You may call Benedict Mique’s Cinemalaya 2018 hit ML a challenge for its disturbing choices of how to present what really happened during Martial Law to the youth today. The idea came when director Benedict Mique heard his niece talk about Martial Law like it was an event that was blown …

#C1Originals 2018: Tony Labrusca, Joem Bascon Star in Sports Erotic Drama “Double Twisting Double Back”

“Some truths are so twisted you can’t face them.” This year’s Cinema One Originals Film Festival will feature a sports erotic drama starring Tony Labrusca (Cinemalaya 2018’s “ML”) as Badger and Joem Bascon (Heneral Luna, Oro) as Wasi, written and directed by Joseph Abello (ToFarm 2017’s “What Home Feels Like”). Check out the official posters …

Cinema One Originals 2018 Releases Star-Studded Promotional Video

Are you original? The 2018th edition of Cinema One Originals Film Festival puts “star-studded” as an understatement as it releases its stellar promotional video featuring the directors and artists included on its 14th year. Check out the video below: https://web.facebook.com/CinemaOneOriginals/videos/287669988506649/?t=8 Here are the stars of the upcoming feature-length entries at the Cinema One Originals 2018: …

#Cinemalaya2018: Ignorance to the Nightmarish Events During Martial Law Led to the Making of “ML”

It takes guts to write, produce and film a movie about Martial Law today. Not only does history being re-written today, more are uneducated of the events and chose to rely on Facebook memes and fake news. Brave are those who still choose to tell their stories amid the hate, the bashing and sometimes, worse. …