My 3 Big Problems With Pinoy Mainstream Superheroes

Superheroes. They certainly are making a lot of money on the big screen these days, eh? After all, who doesn’t like them? I know few people who didn’t keep up with at least one superhero in their childhood. For me it was the likes of Spawn and Spider-Man and I found others who I became ingratiated with […]

Don’t Breathe: An Interesting Film For Our Troubled Times

Ladies and gentlemen, I have been told not to judge a film by it’s trailer just as one should not judge a book by its cover. However, when our webmaster Benign0 as well as other contributors like Zaxx, Chino F and Vladimir Santos made an example of the country’s current vigilante issues as an intruder […]

Captain America: Civil War: An Entertaining And Thought-Provoking Film

After my review of the Batman vs. Superman film, it’s time to take a look at the other superhero movie that seems to have defeated it in the box office, Captain America: Civil War. The Marvel Cinematic Universe went all the way with this production and brought in the greatest number of superheroes it possibly could with newcomers […]

Batman Vs. Superman: Pros Vs. Cons

While everyone is talking about Captain America: Civil War, I’d like to take the time to discuss DC Comics’ latest attempt at matching Marvel Comics’ Cinematic Universe. Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice promises audiences something similar to the Avengers series with various superheroes, each with their own respective franchise, duking it out on the big screen. Batman […]

Elysium: A Movie About Two Worlds

Philippine society, as we all know, is very divisive. Indeed, it’s mostly our divisiveness that’s making our country so dysfunctional in the first place. I mean sure, we all have our differences, but I have to ask: Do we really have to take our differences so far? Must we really get to the point where […]

Fallen: A Horror Movie With A Unique Take On Demonic Possession

I was planning to include this tidbit in my last article about the horror genre but I found this film to be so interesting that it deserves an article of its own. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you Fallen, a film about demonic possession starring Denzel Washington and directed by Gregory Hoblit which presents a very unconventional […]

3 Annoying Cliches From Pinoy Horror Shows And My Suggestions For Improvement

So now that I’ve tackled the subject of comedy in the Philippines, it’s time for me to tackle my favorite genre: Horror. In case you haven’t noticed, my works of fiction here on GRP The Santo Nino of Innocencia, Noon-Time Horror Show and Deep are all works of horror. This is because fear is a very […]

Midnight Special’s grand ambition soars

Midnight Special is one of those rare, small films that go unnoticed by the general population when they arrive in cinemas. The type that do not scream like the latest summer blockbuster nor announcing its arrival via some advance press release the way some major-caliber art-house movies made by Oscar winners from the director, actors, […]