Monthly Archives: July 2012

New Breed category bets

This is harder to decide on. About half of the entries could win, depending on Jury’s taste and preference. Production Design Requieme/Sta Nina   Sound Ang Nawawala   Score Oros   Cinematography Diablo   Editing Oros   Supporting Actor Kristoffer

New Breed category bets

This is harder to decide on. About half of the entries could win, depending on Jury’s taste and preference. Production Design Requieme/Sta Nina   Sound Ang Nawawala   Score Oros   Cinematography Diablo   Editing Oros   Supporting Actor Kristoffer

Directors Showcase bets

Not necessarily predictions but personal bets: Production Design Kamera Obskura   Sound Kalayaaan   Score Kamera Obskura   Cinematography Kamera Obskura   Editing Kamera Obskura   Supporting Actor Art Acuna (Posas) or John Lapus (Posas)   Supporting Actress Armida Siguion-Reyna

Directors Showcase bets

Not necessarily predictions but personal bets: Production Design Kamera Obskura   Sound Kalayaaan   Score Kamera Obskura   Cinematography Kamera Obskura   Editing Kamera Obskura   Supporting Actor Art Acuna (Posas) or John Lapus (Posas)   Supporting Actress Armida Siguion-Reyna

Cinemalaya capsules, part 5

Harana (Benito Baustista, 2012) Who says that Festival Pass (I know, I know) is not worth its price? The simple search for Haranistas becomes a reliving of a forgotten past. Bautista doesn’t stay contented with what he found; he goes

Cinemalaya capsules, part 5

Harana (Benito Baustista, 2012) Who says that Festival Pass (I know, I know) is not worth its price? The simple search for Haranistas becomes a reliving of a forgotten past. Bautista doesn’t stay contented with what he found; he goes

Cinemalaya capsules, part 4

God, Church, Pills and Condom Note to self: Dear lord, if ever I decide to do a documentary in the future, I will not do a subject which I don’t have anything new to say. Amen. Front Row – Ang

Cinemalaya capsules, part 4

God, Church, Pills and Condom Note to self: Dear lord, if ever I decide to do a documentary in the future, I will not do a subject which I don’t have anything new to say. Amen. Front Row – Ang

Cinemalaya Capsules, part 3

  Ang Katiwala (Aloy Adlawan, 2012) The scenes between Trillo and Lazaro, bantering to while away the time, are priceless. It is so refreshing to finally see Lazaro in a ‘human being’ role, so far from his usual roles where

Cinemalaya Capsules, part 3

  Ang Katiwala (Aloy Adlawan, 2012) The scenes between Trillo and Lazaro, bantering to while away the time, are priceless. It is so refreshing to finally see Lazaro in a ‘human being’ role, so far from his usual roles where

Cinemalaya capsule, part 2

Ex Press (Jet Leyco, 2011) Uneven in parts but is beautifully lensed to give us a roster of concerns relating to Philippine National Railways: from the pressing soil erosion along the rail tracks to the controversial firing of an authoritarian 

Cinemalaya capsule, part 2

Ex Press (Jet Leyco, 2011) Uneven in parts but is beautifully lensed to give us a roster of concerns relating to Philippine National Railways: from the pressing soil erosion along the rail tracks to the controversial firing of an authoritarian 

Cinemalaya Capsule, Part 1

The Animals (Gino M. Santos, 2012) Santos belongs to this cluster of affluent kids he is depicting in the film — it shows, and it feels authentic. But Santos is also too busy going for the shock value he forgets

Cinemalaya Capsule, Part 1

The Animals (Gino M. Santos, 2012) Santos belongs to this cluster of affluent kids he is depicting in the film — it shows, and it feels authentic. But Santos is also too busy going for the shock value he forgets