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‘Meant to Beh’ review: Nonsense above everything

Dec 29, 2017 - 9:40 AM

'Meant to Beh' is a confusing affair

'All of You' review: Missed opportunities

Dec 28, 2017 - 2:30 PM

'The film’s undoing is its fervent attempt to be conventional despite its structure begging for a more bitter resolution'

'Siargao' review: Low-key loving

Dec 27, 2017 - 8:00 PM

'Siargao' is persistently low-key, preferring to dissect each of its characters’ discreet heartaches through whispers rather than wails

'Deadma Walking' review: Sincere when queer, generic when not

Dec 26, 2017 - 9:55 PM

Even if it lacks consistency, it still manages to twinkle through its sheer tenacity

‘Ang Larawan’ review: Admirable feat

Dec 26, 2017 - 12:05 PM

'Ang Larawan' is elegant, with each of its graceful movement so carefully designed to evoke a feeling of nostalgia for a time when things of beauty are truly and unsubtly beautiful

'Ang Maestra' review: Heart in the right place

Dec 11, 2017 - 9:35 PM

'Ang Maestra' works because it rejects being lofty even in the moments when it can attempt to go for more profound emotions

'Kamandag ng Droga' review: Too dirty, too turdy

Dec 10, 2017 - 11:37 AM

'Kamandag ng Droga' is a grand showcase of lazy filmmaking

‘Smaller and Smaller Circles’ review: Deserves to be seen

Dec 09, 2017 - 9:00 AM

'Smaller and Smaller Circles' is an elegant and polished film from start to finish

'Barbi D' Wonder Beki' review: Half-hearted, half-baked

Dec 03, 2017 - 2:30 PM

'Barbi D’ Wonder Beki' is a buffet of wasted opportunities

‘Unexpectedly Yours’ review: Old but still adorable

Dec 02, 2017 - 8:44 PM

All in all, 'Unexpectedly Yours' is fine entertainment

‘Suburbicon’ review: Right ideas, wrong execution

Dec 01, 2017 - 2:00 PM

'Suburbicon' manifests an air of aim and purpose that really gets in the way of all the fun

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ review: Train in vain

Nov 30, 2017 - 2:00 PM

'Think of [Kenneth] Branagh’s 'Murder on the Orient Express' as a handsome, well-meaning, but overall dull suitor'

Olivia Colman, left, and Judi Dench star in Twentieth Century Fox’s “Murder on the Orient Express.”

'Coco' review: Bones, hugs, and harmonies

Nov 26, 2017 - 8:30 PM

'Coco' is a lovely film, through and through

‘Trip Ubusan: The Lolas vs. Zombies’ review: Uncommitted to be anything

Nov 26, 2017 - 1:52 PM

Simply put, 'Trip Ubusan: The Lolas vs. Zombies' suffers from its blatant lack of commitment

Review: All 9 Cinema One Originals films for 2017

Nov 20, 2017 - 9:30 PM

Rappler movie critic, Oggs Cruz, gives us the skinny on this year's Cinema One Originals films

‘Fallback’ review: A mixed bag of flimsy feelings

Nov 19, 2017 - 1:00 PM

The film overdoes its comedy, resulting in an inconsistent tone that mars its attempt at being an engaging romance

‘Justice League’ review: Losing its identity

Nov 17, 2017 - 8:00 PM

'Justice League' prioritizes fun and fantasy, resulting in a film that is adequate in terms of entertainment value, but feels generic

‘The Mountain Between Us’ review: High-altitude affair

Nov 14, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Amidst its many indulgences and missteps, and its bluntly old-fashioned approach to romance, the film manages to charm with its elegance

‘12’ review: An agonizing breakup

Nov 13, 2017 - 8:00 PM

'12,' set in a house full of screaming, is a film that is painful to the ears

‘This Time I’ll Be Sweeter’ review: Toxic romance

Nov 11, 2017 - 1:00 PM

'This Time I’ll Be Sweeter' is a toxic romance about a toxic girl who keeps falling in love with an equally toxic boy

'The Ghost Bride' review: A horde of wrongs

Nov 05, 2017 - 9:35 PM

The film is far too preoccupied with fictionalizing an obscure tradition that it neglects to concoct truly thoughtful horror set pieces

'Thor: Ragnarok' review: Humor saves the day

Oct 29, 2017 - 9:15 PM

'Thor: Ragnarok' is satisfied with its aimless silliness

‘The Barker’ review: Bad to the core

Oct 28, 2017 - 3:24 PM

Avoid this film like the plague

Movie Reviews: All 8 2017 QCinema Circle Competition films

Oct 28, 2017 - 10:44 AM

The film festival will run until October 28

BALANGIGA. Khavn Dela Cruz's film is one of 8 films in QCinema's Circle Competition. Photo courtesy of QCinema

FULL LIST: Winners, QCinema International Film Festival 2017 awards

Oct 26, 2017 - 11:34 PM

'Balangiga: Howling Wilderness' wins Best Picture

'Happy Death Day' review: Fun repetition

Oct 23, 2017 - 11:47 AM

'Happy Death Day' suffers from running on the diminishing fumes of a clever but limited gimmick

'Bad Genius' review: Almost a perfect score

Oct 22, 2017 - 9:43 PM

What is most fascinating about 'Bad Genius' is that it doesn't let its social observations get in the way of its pop aspirations

‘Bes and the Beshies’ review: Ugly and distasteful

Oct 21, 2017 - 8:45 PM

'Bes and the Beshies' simply fails to accomplish anything it sets out to do

‘Balatkayo’ review: An irreparable blunder

Oct 16, 2017 - 12:30 PM

The film ends up as a tepid and pointless drama

‘Seven Sundays’ review: Well-acted but frustratingly conventional

Oct 15, 2017 - 11:59 AM

It would have been all good if 'Seven Sundays' only had the ambition to outdo its predecessors, or at the very least subvert them

'Geostorm' review: A drab disaster

Oct 14, 2017 - 2:10 PM

The film is a discordant medley of mistakes

WATCH: Creepy 'New Mutants' trailer looks like a horror film

Oct 13, 2017 - 5:18 PM

Marvel's newest movie offering features the first mutants who graduates from Charles Xavier's school

WATCH: Rey trains with Luke in new 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' trailer

Oct 10, 2017 - 10:56 AM

'I need someone to show me my place in all this' says Rey to Kylo Ren