Review: On the Job (2013, Erik Matti)

RATING: 9/10 Director: Erik Matti Cast: Piolo Pascual, Gerald Anderson, Joel Torre, Joey Marquez, Angel Aquino, Michael De Mesa, William Martinez, Raver Cruz Screenplay: Erik Matti & Michiko Yamamoto Grit, grit, and more grit. “One the Job” does not fail to keep you at the edge of your seat as one of the top Filipino masterworks of the…

Review: Prisoners (2013, Denis Villenueve)

RATING: 8.5/10 Director: Denis Villenueve Cast: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Melissa Leo, Paul Dano, Terrence Howard, Maria Bello, Viola Davis Screenplay: Aaron Guzkowski To be completely honest with anybody who may be reading this review, I did not want to see “Prisoners” that much. I just happened to be craving for films that may smell a little bit…

Review: This is the End (2013, Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen)

RATING: 6/10 Director: Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen Cast: Jay Baruchel, Seth Rogen, James Franco, Jonah Hill, Craig Robinson, Danny McBride, Michael Cera, Emma Watson Screenplay: Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen Sometimes, you need to go to the movies and just have fun, right? And Thanks to the heavens that comedy visionaries Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen (who…

Review: Now You See Me (2013, Louis Leterrier)

RATING: 7.5/10 Director: Louis Leterrier Cast: Jessie Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Isla Fisher, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Melanie Laurant, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine Screenplay: Ed Solomon, Boaz Yakin & Edward Ricourt High entertainment value is definitely the strongest point of “Now You See Me”, which was an exciting, suspenseful and truly magical spectacle to watch, even at home! Apart…

Review: The Bling Ring (2013, Sophia Coppola)

RATING: 6/10 Director: Sophia Coppola Cast: Israel Broussard, Katie Chang, Emma Watson, Claire Julien, Taissa Farmiga, Georgia Rock, Leslie Mann, Carlos Miranda Screenplay: Sophia Coppola Finally, I was able to go and see Sophia Coppola’s “The Bling Ring”, the other day, but I was saddened to realize that the film (apart from it’s fun editing, stylish cinematography…and, well…

EXPOSURE (2013)

Hi everyone! My new film is available to be seen in Vimeo! Hope you guys can take some time out of your busy schedules and watch the film that we’ve worked very hard on. Thanks everyone! P.S. my real names Joaquin, and that’s why I use that name for movies that I work in. Directed…

“Skyfall” (2012) DVD Giveaway! (mechanics)

Hi everyone! I’m giving a very special DVD away at 9pm tonight for free! Last year’s “Skyfall” was one of my favourite movies of last year, and most definitely up there when it comes to the very famous James Bond 007 movie series. It’s a very simple twitter game and at 12am I will choose…

Why “Titanic” (1997) remains to be a true classic.

If you’re in MANILA, you probably know why I’m writing this post. For the past few weeks, it seems like “Titanic” has been on TV every single day. And I can back this up, because every time I turn my television on, it’s most definitely playing. Thank you StarMovies from bringing this back for us…