Gandarrapiddo: The Revenger Squad

I feel utter disdain in having “Gandarrappido: the Revenger Squad” close my MMFF experience.  It exemplifies everything that is deplorable with the current MMFF: it has minimal substance (if any), motivated solely by profit, and does not contribute whatsoever in cultivating moviegoers’ tastes in local films. Directed by Bb. Joyce Bernal, “Gandarrappido: The Revenger

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Haunted Forest

Being the only horror film entry in this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival, Ian Loreños’ “Haunted Forest” has the advantage of catering to a certain niche of moviegoers. With this naturally comes the expectation to rake in millions of earnings, yet, all that Regal Films could offer us in this film is a hodgepodge

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi

“Let the past die. Kill it, if you have to. It’s the only way to become what you’re meant to be.” – Kylo Ren It may be Rian Johnson speaking through Kylo Ren in the quote above, as it is exactly what he did directing “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”. He essentially killed off

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