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'The film badly needs an edge, one that isn’t borrowed from a film from more than a decade ago'
'Mia' is cute and amiable, but it’s also too light to be memorable
The events of 'The Rise of Skywalker' renders the entire Star Wars saga into an overwrought fairy tale
'It doesn’t work as a romance. It is awkward as a comedy.'
The film feels more like an audacious attempt to marry glaze and purpose, with the former winning out
'Kings of Reality Shows' is more than what it thinks it is
'Frozen 2' feels like it is done subverting the common stereotypes about Disney’s princesses
Elizabeth Banks’ 'Charlie’s Angels' feels like it is drowning in its own blatant advocacy
In an age where there are discussions on legalizing divorce, a film like 'The Annulment' is counterproductive
Oggs Cruz reviews 'Lucid,' 'O,' 'Metamorphosis,' and 'Yours Truly Shirley'
Oggs Cruz's review 'Sila, Sila,' 'Tia Madre,' 'Tayo Muna Habang Hindi Pa Tayo,' and 'Utopia'
'This is a film that makes us remember why we as young adults fought the dictatorship. We lost and the Marcoses are back, and it's time for the next generation to step up'
'Nuuk' is a case where the hook is more compelling than the catch
'Cara X Jagger' stubbornly aims for cuteness
'Dark Fate' doesn’t make the mistake of being overly complicated
'Double Tap', while unnecessary, is a harmless and merry little sequel
Movie critic Oggs Cruz reviews the 3 movies in the QCinema Festival 2019
The film stumbles in its desire to break away from fable and into blockbuster territory
'It doesn’t cheat its way towards its happy endings. All the emotions it conjures feel sincere and authentic.'
'Ang Henerasyong Sumuko sa Love' is shallow fare
There is talent involved in the making of 'Kiko En Lala' – making its artistic collapse much more infuriating
Sadly, 'Chapter Two' is stricken by incoherence
'Sanggano, Sanggago’t Sanggwapo' is a valueless relic, a latecomer that nobody wants around
The binge-worthy series starring Eugene Domingo is a hilarious romp through the movie-making process
What makes 'Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood' truly admirable is that its allegiance to virtues is more apparent than its bitterness
'The Ghosting' doesn’t make its audience care for the fate of any of its characters
Despite 'Just a Stranger’s' affinity for titillation and sensationalism, it still manages to allow restraint
'And Ai, Thank You' is pleasant if only it persisted to be the guiltless bag of gags it should have been
Here's a review of 'Ani', 'F#*@bois', 'Iska', 'Malamaya', and 'Children of the River'