Movie Review: Heneral Luna+Angelito (Spoilers!)

Finally after three years since “Heneral Luna” first graced the big screen in the Philippines, its sequel, “Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral (Goyo: The Young General)”, will finally be released. In order to get ready for it, I decided to revisit the first in director Jerrold Tarog’s planned historical epic trilogy, “Heneral Luna”, and watched the short film “Angelito”, which bridges the gap between the two movies. “Luna”, for me was a milestone in Philippine cinema, … Continue reading Movie Review: Heneral Luna+Angelito (Spoilers!)

Movie Review: On the Job (Spoilers!)

August is the month in which the entire Philippines celebrates our national language, Filipino, and at the same time, the rich cultural heritage of the country is also celebrated. So, it is no wonder that I’ve been trying to put more emphasis on Filipino films this month, especially as two big local film festivals- Cinemalaya and Pista ng Pelikulang Pinoy (Festival of Filipino Films), also … Continue reading Movie Review: On the Job (Spoilers!)