Search

The Knee-Jerk Critic

hanash na unfiltered

Month

August 2016

THE KNEEJERK CRITIC CINEMALAYA2016 REVIEW: Ang Bagong Pamilya ni Ponching/ Hiblang Abo

THE KNEEJERK CRITIC CINEMALAYA2016 REVIEW: Ang Bagong Pamilya ni Ponching/ Hiblang Abo Ok, so nagkaroon na ako ng filmfest fatigue. Nashogod na lolo niyo after days ng pagtambay sa Trinoma at panghuhuli ng pokemon in between screenings. At magastos pala... Continue Reading →

THE KNEEJERK CRITIC CINEMALAYA2016 REVIEW: I AMERICA

Though I did have my pre-favorites in this year’s Cinemalaya lineup and they have proven to indeed be the best of the lot, #iamerica turned out to be my favorite surprise. Truth to tell pinanood ko lang naman ang IAMERICA... Continue Reading →

THE KNEEJERK CRITIC CINEMALAYA 2016 REVIEW: Tuos

Aaminin ko, I'm a sucker for stuff folkloric and mystical. So nung nalaman kong #tuos was about the binukots, aba umakyat ito sa must-see list ko. That the movie starred Nora Aunor didn’t figure in it at all. Given my... Continue Reading →

THE KNEEJERK CRITIC CINEMALAYA2016 REVIEW: Lando at Bugoy

Paano mo chachakahin ang isang pelikulang based on a heart-warming inspirational true to life story of an older man defying societal norms and succeed beyond his percieve limitation? I-try ko lang. Well hindi naman chaka yung pelikula. Angganda ng location.... Continue Reading →

THE KNEEJERK CRITIC CINEMALAYA2016 REVIEW: Pamilya Ordinaryo

Hindi siya “magandang” pelikula. Maantot siya. Dugyotic. Marumi. Yung level ng dumi na parang kumakapit na after mong manood eh gusto mong magshower agad at dumausdos pababa sa tiles na pader habang umeemote na “madume akoh, andume koh…” Ganern. Meron... Continue Reading →

THE KNEEJERK CRITIC CINEMALAYA2016 REVIEW: Kusina

WARNING: Harsh itu. ——— From the opening moments of #kusina, na-amaze ako sa color and texture ng pelikula. Yun ang first and last moment ng amazement ko for the next 2 hours, diyos na mahabagin. I was even so ready... Continue Reading →

THE KNEEJERK CRITIC CINEMALAYA 2016 REVIEW: Mercury Is Mine

First among the Cinemalaya entries na napanood ko, #mercuryismine rin lang ang unang pelikulang pinanood in a long while na may actual konek ang title sa kwento. *( i’m looking at you Star Cinema).* It’s a movie of restraint. Comedy... Continue Reading →

THE KNEE-JERK CRITIC MOVIE REVIEW: How To Be Yours

I must admit najirapan ako sa isang ito kaya lumipas na ang isang linggo hindi ko pa rin maisulat ang review ng #howtobeyours . Maayos naman kasi ang pagkakagawa. Maganda ang shots. Timplado ang akting. Maayos ang pagkakalahad ng kwento.... Continue Reading →

THE KNEEJERK CRITIC MOVIE REVIEW: Ma’ Rosa

Teka lang, nagrerecover pa ako. Umuwi kasi ako sa old neighborhood namin kahapon. Habang naglalakad sa iskinita naisip ko na parang very Lino Brocka-Dante Mendoza poverty porn na ang itsu ng ng lugar namin ah. Tapos nanood kami ng #marosa.... Continue Reading →

THE KNEE-JERK CRITIC MOVIE REVIEW: The Achy Breaky Hearts

Aeiiiiiiiii!!!! Aeeeeiiiiii!!!! *ubo-ubo-ubo That’s the sound of me kinikilig hanggang ubuhin. sorry naman. Sige na Antoinette Jadaone, ikaw na ang reyna ng kilig. Keeeeeleg. Keeeeeleeeeeeg. Yung kilig na nanunuot sa pagkatao na ang kilig na pwede lang tumalo eh yung... Continue Reading →

THE KNEE-JERK CRITIC MOVIE REVIEW: Conjuring 2

Question: Sa movie’ng Conjuring 2, bakit pinili ni demon na Valak na i-possess ang isang troubled British family? Dahil ang sagot nila sa problema ay alak at alam ng lahat na pag may alak may Valak. Charot. Gay joke. Kung... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑