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Fred Said: MOVIES · 12h ago

Review of BIRDSHOT: Corrupted by Critical Circumstance

August 19, 2017Last November 2016, "Birdshot," a film by 24-year old director Mikhail Red, won Best Picture at the Asian Future Film Competition in the same 29th Tokyo International Film Fes...
Fred Said: MOVIES · 1d ago

Review of 100 TULA PARA KAY STELLA: Heavy Hearts

August 17, 2017Of all the films in the current first edition of the nationwide Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino, the one participating film that is bound to attract the most viewers would probab...
Fred Said: MOVIES · 2d ago

Review of PAGLIPAY: An Aeta's Awakening

August 16, 2017"Paglipay" ("Crossing") is one of the most acclaimed local films of 2016. It was first shown during the first To Farm Filmfest, in which it won Best Picture and Best Director,...
Fred Said: MOVIES · 3d ago

Review of PATAY NA SI HESUS: Insane, Irreverent, Incisive

August 13, 2017"Patay Na Si Hesus" was first an entry to the QCinema filmfest 2016. It won two awards: the Audience Choice Award and the Gender Sensitive Film award. I never got to see it th...
Fred Said: MOVIES · 4d ago

CINEMALAYA 2017 CLOSING FILM: Review of PASTOR: Middling Melodrama

August 13, 2017This is the first year I had been able to catch the closing film of a Cinemalaya Film Festival, and I was excited. The Opening Film this year, "Birdshot" (dir: Mikhail Red) wa...
Fred Said: MOVIES · 1w ago

CINEMALAYA 2017: Review of SA GABING NANAHIMIK ANG MGA KULIGLIG: Complicated Confessions

August 11, 2017Of all the competition film in this year's Cinemalaya film fest, this is the entry with the most intriguing, most artistic title. It's English title is likewise intriguing and...
Fred Said: MOVIES · 1W ago

CINEMALAYA 2017: Review of RESPETO: Profane Yet Poetic

August 11, 2017Despite its unassuming single-word title, this film is getting all the raves from this year's crop of feature films in the Cinemalaya film festival. I simply needed to buy a t...
Fred Said: MOVIES · 1W ago

CINEMALAYA 2017: Review of RESPETO: Profane Yet Poetic

August 11, 2017Despite its unassuming single-word title, this film is getting all the raves from this year's crop of feature films in the Cinemalaya film festival. I simply needed to buy a t...
Fred Said: MOVIES · 1W ago

CINEMALAYA 2017: Review of ANG PAMILYANG HINDI LUMULUHA: Megastar's Mettle

August 10, 2017Ever since "Dear Heart" (1981), Sharon Cuneta had been one of the biggest movie stars of local show business. Unfortunately, her film career took a turn for the worse about te...
Fred Said: MOVIES · 1W ago

Review of ROUGH NIGHT: Debauched Dames

August 10, 2017When "Bridesmaids" (MY REVIEW) first came out in 2011, everyone was thinking this would just be a female version of "The Hangover" and would a forgettable failure. However, su...