Metro Manila Film Festival


(We are running this guide to help moviegoers plan their holiday cinema tour. The 39th Metro Manila Film Festival runs from Dec. 25 to Jan. 8, 2014.)

Pagpag, Siyam na Buhay

Directed by Frasco Mortiz; stars Kathyrn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla, Paulo Avelino, Shaina Magdayao, Matet de Leon, Dominic Roque, Miles Ocampo, Clarence Delgado, CJ Navato, Michelle Vito, Janus del Prado and Marvin Yap

“Pagpag” is based on the Filipino superstitious belief that a person should not go straight home from a wake, lest restless souls follow and haunt him. According to Mortiz, the protagonists commit “violations” at the wake that will cost them their lives. He adds that the selling point of the film, the only horror-thriller entry this year, is its “right balance of thrill, drama and comedy.” Marinel R. Cruz

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  • nestorD

    last year ONE MORE TRY na recycle ang nagbest PICTURE ANO NAMAN KAYA NGAYON? Vice’ TOmboy Bakla? Daniel Padilla’s Pagpag, Rocco Nacino’s Calungsod? Robin’s 10000 Hrs? ER’s Boy GOlden? Kaleisdoscope? Kimmy Dora? ——-BAKA PEDRO CALUNGSOD… beST actor si ROcco? Best actress si Uge? hula lang…

  • Batang 80’s

    Dapat i-base ang pagiging blockbuster ng pelikula sa bilang ng mga ticket na nabenta, hindi sa kung magkano ang nabenta. MMDA, alalahanin nyo na hindi parepareho ang presyo ng mga sinehan dito sa pinas.

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