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Jun 08, 2017 - 1:24 PM

UPDATED These short films are directed by Zig Marasigan Nic Reyes and Mihk Vergara

‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Review: More man than ape

Jul 12, 2014 - 11:06 AM

One of the brightest blockbusters of the year says Zig Marasigan of this sequel

'Da Possessed' Review: A rushed return

Apr 20, 2014 - 9:45 PM

How does this horror comedy measure up to Vhong Navarro s body of work?

VHONG AND SOLENN. Movie reviewer Zig Marasigan remarks that the film does pull off some laughs, but misses out on the opportunity for a better story. Screengrab from YouTube

‘Divergent’ review: Troubled teenagers

Mar 22, 2014 - 4:43 PM

Zig Marasigan describes the film adaptation of Divergent as superficial shallow and particularly petty

‘Kamandag ni Venus’ Review: An achievement in awfulness

Mar 15, 2014 - 10:51 AM

Kamandag is hard to recommend but carries with it a quality that defies conventional criticism

‘Her’ Review: Growth, change and love

Mar 04, 2014 - 7:23 PM

Her is a story on the reality of love – arguably one of the most important love stories of this generation

OVERBEARING LONELINESS.  In Her, there is no lack of people, but an intentional lack of connection. Screengrab from YouTube

‘Nebraska’ Review: An elegant ode to the old country

Feb 20, 2014 - 10:30 AM

Nebraska isn’t so much a roadtrip movie about moving forward than it is about going back

ROADTRIP DRAMA. Nebraska sidesteps cheap sentimentality and clichéd platitudes. Screen grab from YouTube (JoBlo Movie Trailers)

‘Basement’ Review: Better left dead

Feb 15, 2014 - 2:19 PM

Highlights include a gun toting Pilita Corrales and the neck breaking legs of Ellen Adarna Verdict: cardboard characters and a barely there plot according to Zig Marasigan

BASEMENT. Despite a few highlights, Zig Marasigan says that the movie does not deliver. Screengrab from YouTube

‘Starting Over Again’ Review: A different kind of Valentine’s

Feb 14, 2014 - 12:24 PM

Valentine’s Day is when we rethink how we love and why we love For those who manage to make a connection with Ginny and Marco Starting Over Again does exactly that

STARTING OVER AGAIN. The film has moments of comedy rooted in raw emotion. Screengrab from YouTube

‘American Hustle’ Review: style, subtlety, raw energy

Feb 08, 2014 - 3:43 PM

It wouldn’t be the first film to explore the underbelly of America’s most wanted but it’s a film more focused on the men than the con

STAR POWER. 'American Hustle' stars (left to right) Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, and Christian Bale on set and in character. Photo from the 'American Hustle' Facebook page

‘The Lego Movie’ Review: A genuine block-buster

Feb 05, 2014 - 4:27 PM

The story of an ordinary minifigure is in the spotlight in The Lego Movie a charming film that won t disappoint fans

PLAY WELL. Some of the best creations can’t be found in an instruction manual. Screen grab from the trailer

‘Snowpiercer’ Review: Beautiful, brutal science fiction

Feb 01, 2014 - 8:30 AM

Snowpiercer disarms by introspection peeling layers off its imprisoned inhabitants until there is nothing left but bone

BRUTAL AND RELENTLESSLY DARK. Class struggle has always been a popular theme in the genre of science fiction; and Hollywood outings are no exception to such conventions. Photo from the film's Facebook page

‘Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy’: A hilariously absurd party of four

Jan 05, 2014 - 2:37 PM

Girl Boy Bakla Tomboy provides its own brand of slap in the face absurdity – a passionate attempt to amuse and delight

FAMILY COMEDY. Vice Ganda's 4 roles create nothing short of a Filipino-styled Eddie Murphy comedy. Photo from the film's Facebook

‘My Little Bossings’: The horrible business of show business

Jan 01, 2014 - 3:01 PM

Tedious and wasteful it is a train wreck of a film that uses its screen time to steal its audience’s money and peddle its advertisers

MY LITTLE BOSSINGS. The move makes no apologies for banking on its big name stars. Curious movie-goers will most likely be lured by the novelty of Bimby Aquino and Ryzza Mae Dizon. Screengrabs from Trailer.

'Boy Golden': Violent, colorful, and masterful fun

Dec 31, 2013 - 12:37 PM

Its unpretentious take on crime and violence gives the film its unique flavor

BOY GOLDEN. It definitely wouldn’t be Ejercito’s first time as an action star, but this would arguably be his finest. Screen grab from the trailer

'10,000 Hours': A higher standard of politics

Dec 30, 2013 - 11:00 AM

The film is a disheartening reminder that the only kind of politician fighting for truth is the kind born from fiction

GABRIEL ALCARAZ. The film is  a telling reminder that the we may be holding our politicians to such low standards. Screen grab from the trailer