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  • Total Recall

    Total Recall

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    68/100

    I was expecting less from this movie because I recently watched another Schwarzenegger film (The 6th Day) a while ago and I was underwhelmed. But, wow, I'm glad that I saved this for the last! 
    Total Recall did a great job in its cinematography. Especially that scene where Cohaagen kicks the aquarium and the shot turns to the fish who run out of air, and then it cuts to the people at the Last Resort laying on the floor gasping for breathable air since they were deprived of oxygen upon the same man's (Cohaagen's) orders, that's cinema mon amour.

  • From What Is Before

    From What Is Before

    ★★★★½

    85/100

    "Ano ho ang problema?"
    "Peace and order."
    "That's not true. The problem is NEGLECT!"

    Ang pamagat ng pelikula ay Mula sa Kung ano ang Noon, ngunit tila ay nangyayari na ulit ngayon.

    Ito ang kauna-unahang obra ni Lav Diaz na aking napanood. May iilang mga pagkakamali sa kamera at setting, ngunit maiintindihan ko naman ito sapagkat ito ay eksperimental at bawing-bawi naman ito sa sinematograpiya at banghay. Ang mas nagbibigay kahulugan at diin sa pelikulang ito ay ang mga…