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  • Notorious
  • Enamorada
  • Yearning
  • Weighed But Found Wanting

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  • Leonor Will Never Die

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  • Manila in the Claws of Light

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  • The Moises Padilla Story

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  • 12 Weeks

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  • Leonor Will Never Die

    Leonor Will Never Die

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    i’m going to name my kids nida and charito in the same way that leonor named her kids ronwaldo and rudie 🀭

  • The Moises Padilla Story

    The Moises Padilla Story

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    - Posting this on 09/11, but I watched this last 09/02, when FDCP screened a never-before-seen 4K restoration of the film.

    - Prior to the restoration, the only available copies of the movie were in extremely poor condition. Take it from someone who regularly watches Filipino movies in -144p quality: I couldn't even follow the story. So to say that the 4K restoration was a revelation is no understatement. It was so crisp, the contrasts stark and the images sharp.…

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  • Dancing Lady

    Dancing Lady

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    that scene where clark gable massages joan crawford's knee as she groans and throws her head back in pain is Porn, i tell you. P O R N

    3.25

  • A Portrait of the Artist as Filipino

    A Portrait of the Artist as Filipino

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    "Ah, but this country has a poor memory, ninong."

    I'm surprised to say that I was enamoured by this film. Shot like a 40s Hollywood production, with all the melodrama, over the top dialogue, gorgeous cinematography, a grand score, and the occasional hammy performance. This film painted a picture of a time I had never known, but one so familiar. I have never felt more touched.

    I especially adored the performances of Conrad Parham as Tony and Daisy Hontiveros-Avellana as…