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REVIEW: ‘Alpha, The Right to Kill’ is nothing new

Nothing new Alpha, The Right to Kill is a spinoff of award-winning filmmaker Brillante Mendoza’s Netflix series Amo, which is a spinoff of his 2016 Cannes film Ma’Rosa....

REVIEW: ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Was it necessary for Mary Poppins to return? Emily Blunt as the titular Mary, this magical nanny from the sky, is terrific. She’s no...

REVIEW: Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘Roma’

“No matter what they tell us, we women are alone.” This line, uttered in Roma, is perhaps what truly defines the film, touted as...

REVIEW: ‘Aquaman’, a splashy show

Nope, it’s not a whale of a tale, I tell yah. It’s 2.5 hours of splashy, lazy, gaudy and hurried CGI show that not...

IFFAM 2018 REVIEW: ‘Baby,’ a tale of abandoned infants

Writer-director Liu Jie’s social realist drama Baby, screened last 11 December at the International Film Festival & Awards Macao under New Chinese Cinema, sharply...

REVIEW | ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’

The sequel’s plot is pretty simple: the steering wheel of the Sugar Rush arcade cabinet breaks off, and our heroes, Ralph (John C. Reilley)...

REVIEWS | ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’ and ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’

There are two important movies currently playing. One is in the theater, the negatively reviewed Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. The other is...

REVIEW | ‘Kung Paano Siya Nawala’ is not that easy to...

TBA Studios brings a love story made complicated by a cognitive disorder. The guy is Lio (JM de Guzman), a prosopagnosic, or someone who...

REVIEW | ‘First They Killed My Father’ lacks horror

Currently streaming on Netflix is Angelina Jolie’s fifth directorial project, First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers, a 2017 Khmer biographical...