Mata Tapang

There’s more to Rod Marmol’s “Mata Tapang” than meets the eye (there are a lot of eye puns in this review, be forewarned). While it seems like a war film on the surface, it proves more of a supernatural drama about friendship and brotherhood. A few cringe-worthy moments and its wearisome pacing notwithstanding, its interesting

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Deadma Walking

On its surface, Julius Alfonso’s “Deadma Walking” resembles Jun Lana’s hugely successful “Die Beautiful”. The former features two gay best friends, the latter has transgender women as leads, but both have a storyline heavily anchored by the idea of death. In both films, the protagonists give specific instructions on how to hold their extravagant

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