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'Woman of the Ruins': A marriage in ruins

Nov 21, 2013 - 12:36 PM

Keith Sicat effectively captures a society crumbling not from natural or man made disasters but from persisting norms and religion

'WOMAN OF THE RUINS'. The film reflects present-day society, where religion has a grab hold of the very concept of marriage. Screen grab from the trailer

‘Islands:' In the ocean of isolation

Nov 18, 2013 - 5:17 PM

An astronaut a grandmother a tribesman and a director round up this journey that transcends time space and reality

LOVE, LOSS, MEMORY. It is the isolation that separates us, and at the same time, binds us. Screen grab from the trailer

‘Shift' is not a love story

Nov 17, 2013 - 1:29 PM

When sexual preference becomes the immediate obstacle of love what real choice does anyone have?

GIRL MEETS GAY. If 'Shift' tells us anything, it is a subtle reminder that we do not choose who we love. Photo from the film's Facebook

WINNERS: 2013 CinemaOne Originals filmfest

Nov 16, 2013 - 10:21 PM

15 films are part of this year s CinemaOne Originals film festival happening November 11 to 19

'KABISERA' WINNERS. Best Supporting Actress Bing Pimentel, Best Actor Joel Torre, and his nephew Best Director Borgy Torre. Photo by Ira Agting/Rappler

‘Bukas Na Lang Sapagka't Gabi Na:' The art of rebellion

Nov 16, 2013 - 2:32 PM

A film of 4 tangentially related stories with the resulting form impressively more expansive than each of its individual parts

POWER OF VISUALS. a quieting reminder that every frame tells its own story. Photo from the film's Facebook

'Riddles of My Homecoming:' A profound purgatory

Nov 15, 2013 - 1:43 PM

More than a film it is a poem it is performance art – an abstract mosaic of an island’s profound agony

RIDDLES. The souls are as broken and fractured as the limbo they roam. Photo from the film's Facebook

‘Blue Bustamante’ review: A hero with heart

Nov 14, 2013 - 3:39 PM

Blue Bustamante is an effective nostalgia trip to a time of Japanese styled superheroes and building sized monsters

FORCE FIVE. 'Blue Bustatamante' is an endearing ride with a single destination – childhood. Screen grab from the trailer

Ralston Jover’s 'Bendor:' Life as prison

Nov 13, 2013 - 1:51 PM

In Bendor Ralston Jover painstakingly plots the life of a woman who has been wasted to routine

BLONDIE. Risks are part and parcel of survival for Vivian Velez's character. Screen grab from the trailer