12:24 am | JESSICA ZAFRA
As the movie trailer points out, 'Everything ends - except Shake, Rattle and Roll.' It never leaves us. Every year we can count on seeing another horror trilogy from Regal: they exist to convince us that the previous year's 'Shake, Rattle and Roll' wasn't as bad as we thought.
7:08 am | Jessica Zafra
This will be short because the less you know about The Strangers, the more likely you are to enjoy it. In fact director Lawrence Fajardo and screenwriters John Bedia, JP Abellera and Enrico Santos spend the better part of the movie keeping us in the dark.
10:26 am | Jessica Zafra
Vice Ganda, nee Jose Marie Viceral, is the reigning box-office star of Philippine cinema. You need look no further than the Sisterakas poster for confirmation of this: he is billed ahead of Kris Aquino and Ai Ai de las Alas.
11:52 am | Jessica Zafra
Shake, Rattle & Roll isn't the only movie series whose continued popularity boggles the mind. In 'Si Agimat, Si Enteng Kabisote at Si Ako', Vic Sotto and Bong Revilla join forces against dirty stinky aliens from a planet full of garbage. This movie certainly knows about garbage.
8:31 pm | Jessica Zafra
In 'One More Try' - an unauthorized remake of the Chinese movie 'In Love We Trust' - the performances are good: the actors have to be real professionals to keep from bursting into laughter at their ridiculous dialogue.
10:11 pm | Jessica Zafra
Though it is heartening to see history as a subject for popular culture, 'El Presidente' exemplifies what ails our nation. We have amnesia. Mark Meily casts Andres Bonifacio as a traitor. I do not doubt Meily's sincerity, but I have a problem with his history.
12:34 am | Jessica Zafra
GMA Films' Sosy Problems looks like it was thrown together out of available footage during a brownout. After the editors cobbled it together they realized they had no ending, so they got minor character to narrate an epilogue while they replayed scenes in black-and-white.