The citers’ review scoreboard for the 26th Luna Awards of the Film Academy of the Philippines now reads: 22 films screened and 13 more to go. There are six more review days in the last two weeks of June.
This week, the citers reviewed the following films—Maverick Films’ Katas ng Saudi, rated A; Star Cinema & Viva Films’ Paano Kita Iibigin?, rated B; Regal Entertainment Inc’s Happy Hearts, rated B; GMA Films & Viva Films’ Ouija, rated A; Star Cinema’s Ang Cute ng Ina Mo, rated B; and GMA Films & Reality productions’ Batanes, rated B..
Scheduled for screenings next week are the following films: June 16, Monday—Star Cinema’s A Love Story, 1 p.m./Regal Entertainment Inc.’s Bahay Kubo, 3 p.m.; June 18, Wednesday, Gawad Kalinga’s Paraiso (Tatlong Kwento ng Pagasa), I p.m./Regal Entertainment Inc’s My Kuya’s Wedding, 3 p.m.; June 20, Friday, Sizzling Gambas’ Haw-Ang, 1 p.m./Star Cinema’s I’ve Fallen for You, 3 p.m.
For the guidance of interested parties, we are printing weekly the filmographies of the films screened in that particular week. Here are the filmographies of the six films reviewed this week.
Katas ng Saudi–Produced by Maverick Films. Jose Javier Reyes, direction; Jose Javier Reyes, screenplay; Jinggoy Estrada, Lorna Tolentino, Bayani Agbayani, Eugene Domkngo, Shaina Magdayao, Rayver Cruz, Julian Estrada, Vangie Labalan, Ricky Davao, Dick Israel, Liza Lorena, Ernie Zarate and Archi Adamos, cast; Lito Mempin, cinematography; Willy Urbino, production design; Jesse Lucas, musical score; Addis Tabong sound; and Renewin Alano, editing.
Paano Kita iibigin?—Produced by Star Cinema & Viva Films. Joyce Bernal, direction; Tammy Bejerano-Dinopol & John Paul Abellana, story; Mel Mendoza-del Rosario, John Paul Abellana and Vanessa Valdez, screenplay; Regine Velasquez, Piolo Pascual, Eigene Domingo, Robin da Rosa, Denisa Jaoquin, Iya Villaniya, Beth Tamayo, Jogo Garcia, Menggie Cobbarubias and Tessie Villarama, cast; Charlie Peralta, cinematography, Chris Ecker de Guzman, production design; Addiss Tabong, sound; Raul Mitra, musical score; Paano Kita Iibigin theme song, words and music by Ogie Alcazid and Marya Ignacio, editing..
Happy Hearts—Produced by Regal Entertainment Inc. Joel C. Lamangan, direction; Dado Lomibao, story & screenplay; Rustom Padilla, Wendell ramos, Jean Garcia, Tirso Cruz III, Shaina Magdayao, Rayver Cruz, Giselle Sanches, Allan Paule, cast; Jun Aves, cinematography; Edgar Martin Littaua, production design; Ditoy Aguila & Junel Valencia, sound; Vincent de Jesus, musical score; and Marya Ignacio, editing.
Ouija—Produced by GMA Films & Viva Films. Toppel Lee, direction; Aly Adlawan, screenplay; Judy Ann Santos, Jolina Magdangal, Iza Calzado, Rhian Ramos, Desiree del Valle, Ruby Rodriguez, Perla Bautista, Valerie Concepcion, Nanding Josef, Anita Linda, Jackie Lou Blanco, JC Cuadrado and JC de Vera cast; Neil Daza, cinematography; Mark Sabas, production design; Ditoy Aguila, sound; Carmina Robles Cuya, musical score; and Marya Ignacio, editing
Ang Cute ng Ina Mo—Produced by Star Cinema & Viva Films. Wenn V. Deramas, direction ; Mel del Rosario, story; Mel del Rosario, Arlene Tamayo & Wenn Deramas, screenplay; Ai-Ai de las Alas, Anne Curtis, Luis Manzano, John Lapus, Eugene Domingo, Lou Veloso and Makisig Morales, cast; Sherman Philip So, cinematography; Danny Cristobas, production design; Bebet Casas, sound; Vincent de Jesus, musical score; and Marya Ignacio, editing.
Batanes—Produced by Ignite Media Inc. & GMA Films. Adolfo Alix Jr. & Dave Hukom. direction; Arah Jell Badayos, screenplay; Iza Calzado, Ken Chu, Joem Bascon, Bembol Roco, Daria Ramirez, Sid Lucero, Glaiza de Castro, Coco Artiohn, Julio Diaz and Aleth dela Cruz, cast; Moncie Redoble, cinematography; Cyrus Khan, production design; Ditoy Aguila & Junel Valencia, sound; Mark Locsin III & Herbert Relagio, field sound recording; Jesse Lucas, musical score; Miren Alvarez-Fabregas, editing.
A FAP timetable set July 15 as the date for the announcement of the 26th Luna Awards nominees and August 2 as a Nominees Night where all nominees in 12 categories will receive their Lunettes—statuettes smaller than but replicas of the real trophy.
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