Movie Review: Burning

Thanks to an intelligent and layered script, Burning is an engrossing film that starts as a minimalistic character study and transforms into a thought-provoking thriller with grand statements about class, poverty, and toxic masculinity.

Movie Review: Velvet Buzzsaw

Velvet Buzzsaw is as pretty, superficial, and confounding as the world it mocks, held back by a muddled and meandering script that’s tries to be smart but ends up being silly.

Movie Review: Duck Butter

Duck Butter falls short of its aspirations to provide insight about intimacy as it gets setback by an inadequate script that fails to take its daring premise past a silly sex game.

Cinemalaya Movie Review: Mamang

Mamang is a charming feel-good movie about senility thanks to a script that deftly blends lighthearted humor to a bleak subject, bolstered by great performances from a cast of endearing quirky characters.

Cinemalaya Movie Review: Liway

Liway is a poignant yet powerful family drama that shows us the importance of stories thanks to earnest performances and a thoughtful script.