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Top 10 Classic Filipino Films You Can Watch at Home

Himala, Insiang, Manila by Night-a list of great cinema that’s still available to their audience.

MOVIE REVIEW: My Illegal Wife

Notes on the Pokwang starrer: What seems to be an inane comedy of errors hides a commentary of a nation's addiction to trash.

MOVIE REVIEW: Maybe This Time

Jerry Lopez Sineneng serves recycled wood and a recycled romance in a satisfying-enough rom-com with a recycled plot.

The Story of The Search for Weng Weng

An Australian cinephile unlocks the mystery of the tragic ’80s icon of Philippine cinema in a film shown during the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.


Jun Lana’s return to commercial feature, this one starring Carla Abellana and Tom Rodriguez, has all the gloss but little of the glee.

MOVIE REVIEW: Joyce Bernal’s Da Possessed

The Vhong Navarro starrer may be seen as propaganda for the embattled star, but it still entertains.

MOVIE REVIEW: Diary ng Panget

An internet-age Cinderella story that is betrayed by poor craftsmanship.

MOVIE REVIEW: Ang Huling Cha-Cha ni Anita

This coming-of-age film about a teenage girl who falls for an older woman explores both childhood love and sexuality, featuring Angel Aquino and 13-year-old Teri Malvar.

MOVIE REVIEW: Gabriel Fernandez's Mana

A top-notch cast tackles a family mystery, and cinema refocuses its spotlight on evocative Negros


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