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'My Letters to Happy' is thankfully a film that doesn’t use its good intentions to bandage its flaws and deficiencies
What happens when data and art channel their anger towards a deadly 'drug war?' 'Kolateral'
'Far From Home', beyond its veneer of comic book goofiness, bears realities that are worth pondering.
It’s one of the best all-around packages you could get in the market offering stellar audio performance with exceptional noise-cancelling technology
Missed the old, 80s-flavored ‘Stranger Things’? It’s back in season 3.
'This is blatant propaganda,' writes resident critic Oggs Cruz
'Because I Love You' is nothing more than a chore, and it shows
Its design and choice of materials plus its relatively inexpensive price make it a winner
'Rocketman' still manages to be flamboyant when most of its elements are plain and vanilla
'Toy Story 4' is the fitting end to a series that has become so preoccupied with characters chained to their jobs and their roles
Joanne Ramos's debut novel is disturbingly close to the reality of many Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW)
'Men in Black: International' is content with being ordinary
'Clarita chose to be vanilla when it can be so much more'
'Sunshine Family' is a film that desperately needs breathing space
'Dark Phoenix' is supposed to be bursting with emotions. Instead, it feels deflated and defeated.
The final installment in the current X-Men series fails to impress the critics
Floy Quintos’ play is, at its heart, a story about art
'Finding You' has promise beyond the easy and ready thrills of youthful romance
'Quezon’s Game' ends up carving an indelible affect out of a sometimes wobbly but still coherent conjuration of melodrama out of history
'Banal' just feels and looks much more intelligent than it should be, given its formulaic plot
Kamikazee and Chicosci also grace the performance held at the SM North Skydome
'The Last Interview' is just counterproductive
The film, starring Julia Barretto and Gerald Anderson, is set in Saga, Japan
It’s not a perfect game. It’s not a fantastic game, but it’s not a bad one either.
'Man and Wife' just doesn’t commit to progress and innovation
'S.O.N.S.' isn’t really a film. It is a lousy skit
'Tayo sa Huling Taon ng Buwan' is calm yet quaint
It's a sensibly-priced tech showcase that's facing intense competition from cheaper models
'Maledicto' is uncertain of what it really wants to be and what it really wants to do
'Endgame' succeeds more as a soap opera than a superhero film
'Dagsin' is more than just a novelty act or a pageant of archaic customs and costumes
In the end, 'Stranded' has to rely on the strength of the performances of its two leads to sustain its broken conceit until the finish line
'Last Fool Show' is a genuinely novel work, especially if seen alongside most recently released romances
Movie critic Oggs Cruz gives a rundown of the movies at Sinag Maynila 2019
Simply put, sitting through 'Portrait of My Love' is pointless torture
'It has all the opulence and polish to terrify but at the end of it all, it is just too tame and timid a horror film to make a real lasting impression'
'Maria’s' triumph isn’t in its ambition to evolve its genre by infusing it with currency or relevance
Watch our video review of Capcom's latest gem, the stylish, impish 'Devil May Cry 5'
'Pansamantagal' stumbles with such a flagrant lack of any sophistication in the manner it tries to connects the dots
'Far Cry New Dawn' feels familiar in both good and bad ways