Yes, I'm giving this five-stars. I've had a wild day at work, and I needed something to take my mind off things for a bit, this film gave me just that. The lawyer, the wife, and the boobs saved my day <3
"Buhay ang katumbas ng bawat dugong pumatak sa katawan ng aking asawa't anak."
See, whenever a film is claimed to be good, there will always be expectations of fluid storytelling, jaw-dropping visuals, immaculate performances, and a sweeping score that ties all the elements together. Wangbu has none of that.
Wangbu is an inverted colloquial wordplay of the Filipino word "Buwang" which means "insane".
Wangbu is one of those formulaic and forgotten Pinoy Action Movies that essentially feature a corrupt chief…
A few years ago, I was at Sakuradamon Subway Station when I came across an English guy who seemed to be having a hard time getting to his destination. At first, I watched from afar as he tried to ask for directions from three high school students. Horrified, the students nudged each other and started mumbling and pointing fingers as to who should answer the guy. With a shaky voice, one of them blurted out "So, so...sorry. We don't speak…
I sat during the credits for about five minutes in complete silence, and that alone says a lot about this film.
A Ghost Story proves that the frightening part of any horror tale isn't really the entity lurking in the dark nor the everyday objects moving of their own accord. It's the reminder that Death is coming for us all.
While Lowery's method of delivery may not be conventionally scary and that the sad, sedate first half-hour may test some…