Tu Pug Imatuy (The Right to Kill)

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Director: Arbi Barbarona Principal Cast: Malona Sulatan, Jong Monzon, and Luis Georlin Banaag III Tu Pug Imatuy, which means “The right to kill” in Manobo, follows Lumad couple Obunay and Dawin who are uprooted from their traditional way of life after a military encounter. Soon, they find themselves unwilling instruments in the soldiers’ … Continue reading

Bhoy Intsik

Director: Joel Lamangan Principal Cast: RS Francisco, Ronwaldo Martin, Jeric Raval, Elora Españo, Mon Confiado, and Tony Mabesa Total Running Time: 107 minutes AWARDS Best Actor (Raymond “RS” Francisco) Sinag Box Office Award Two small-time felons with disparate personas cross paths: One’s a principled tough gay; the other is a … Continue reading

Kristo

Director: HF Yambao Principal Cast: Kristofer King, Angela Cortez, and Julio Diaz Running Time: 92 minutes AWARDS Best Actor (Kristofer King) Best Supporting Performance (Julio Diaz) Best Editing (Diego Marx Robles) Best Production Design (Arvin Rosendal) Best Sound (Albert Michael Idioma) A man suddenly faces an assortment of personal struggles – ironically, in the … Continue reading