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‘Second Coming’ review: Style, sensation, and a flimsy story

Mar 03, 2019 - 8:00 AM

'Jet Leyco's horror film, sadly, succumbs to being flatly predictable,' movie critic Oggs Cruz says

'Time and Again' review: Stuck in a time warp

Feb 22, 2019 - 9:51 PM

'The biggest problem of the film is that it turns into a big deal what essentially is an inconsequential romance,' movie critic Oggs Cruz says

'Elise' review: Love at first sight

Feb 09, 2019 - 3:53 PM

'It is just one lovely film where elements that do not normally gel, beautifully collide,' movie critic Oggs Cruz says

'Tol' review: Tons of fun

Feb 02, 2019 - 5:22 PM

There's more to Miko Livelo's 'Tol' than its well-made gag reel and unabashed silliness

Why 'Jacqueline Comes Home' is problematic

Jul 21, 2018 - 5:30 PM

The film wants to scream 'this is what really happened!' while also not obliging itself to do so through a disclaimer mostly used to stave off potential libel suits

Photo courtesy from Viva Entertainment's Facebook page

'Birdshot' and 4 other TBA Studios films to hit theaters soon

Jul 29, 2017 - 6:13 PM

Other films to watch out for include much awaited crime thriller Smaller and Smaller Circles and multi awarded drama Women of the Weeping River

BIRDSHOT. Newcomer Mary Joy Apostol plays a young girl who mistakenly kills and endangered Philippine eagle. Photo courtesy of TBA Studios

12 best Filipino films of 2015

Jan 01, 2016 - 8:01 PM

Movie critic Oggs Cruz gives a rundown of 2015 s best local films

BEST MOVIES OF 2015. 'Manang Biring,' 'Honor Thy Father,' 'Heneral Luna,' and 'Imbisibol' make the cut. Photos courtesy of Artikulo Uno/Reality Entertainment, Screengrabs from YouTube

Kidlat Tahimik at Berlin festival

Feb 09, 2015 - 5:19 PM

More on Balikbayan 1 here

Metro Manila Film Fest 2013 shortlist

Jun 14, 2013 - 9:15 PM

The 39th Metro Manila Film Festival has announced its 15 shortlisted film entries

39TH MMFF. A breath of fresh air for new films in this year's festival. Photo from the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) Official Facebook page

Nora Aunor, Eddie Garcia win at Asian Film Awards

Mar 19, 2013 - 10:55 AM

Aunor is Best Actress for her role in Thy Womb while Garcia is Best Actor for Bwakaw

BEST ACTORS. Nora Aunor and Eddie Garcia bolster Pinoy pride after winning top acting honors at the 7th Asian Film Awards. Photo from 'Thy Womb' Facebook page