Reviews

This list is arranged according to the title of the text being reviewed. For a list of book authors & film or theater directors, click here.

Note: No additional info will be provided apart from year of release or publication, and (in the case of films) scriptwriter(s); please refer to either the Internet Movie Database or the US Library of Congress for complete details. For list of titles beyond A: B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, R, S, T, U, V, W, Y, Z. [Each of the Short Takes listed here will lead to a dead link. I will be updating these links eventually.]

A

Afuang: Bounty Hunter. Dir. Mike Relon Makiling, scr. Amado Lacuesta Jr. & Tony Tacorda. 1988. Moments of Truth.
Aguila. Dir. & scr. Eddie Romero. 1980. The World According to Aguila.
Ai no corrida [In the Realm of the Senses]. Dir. & scr. Ôshima Nagisa. 1976. Pornography & Erotica.
Ako si Kiko, Ako si Kikay [I Am Kiko, I Am Kikay]. Dir. Mike Relon Makiling, scr. Jake Cocadiz. 1987. Gross, Gaudy, & Gay.
Aliw [Pleasure]. Dir. Ishmael Bernal, scr. Cecille Lardizabal (Franklin Cabaluna & Ishmael Bernal). 1979. Valiant Try; Short Takes.
Ama…Bakit Mo Ako Pinabayaan? [Father…Why Did You Abandon Me?]. Dir. Lino Brocka, scr. Pablo Baltazar. 1990. Class Clamorers.
Si Amapola sa 65 na Kabanata [Amapola in 65 Chapters]. Ricardo Lee. 2011. The Novel Pinoy Novel.
Amazing Grace and Chuck. See Silent Voice.
Anak Dalita [Child of Sorrow]. Dir. Lamberto V. Avellana, scr. Rolf Bayer. 1956. Short Takes.
Anak ng Cabron [Son of a Scoundrel]. Dir. Willy Milan, scr. Conrad Galang. 1988. Moments of Truth.
Anak ni Baby Ama [Son of Baby Ama]. Dir. & scr. Deo J. Fajardo Jr. 1991. Sequacious and Second-Rate.
Anak ni Dyesebel [Child of Dyesebel]. Dir. Gerardo de Leon, scr. Jose F. Sibal. 1964. Short Takes.
Anak ni Waray vs. Anak ni Biday [Child of Waray vs. Child of Biday]. Dir. Maryo J. de los Reyes, scr. Jake Tordesillas. 1984. Short Takes.
Andrea, Paano Ba ang Maging Isang Ina? [Andrea, How Does One Become a Mother?]. Dir. Gil Portes, scr. Ricardo Lee. 1990. Indigenous Ingenuity.
Angel Molave. Dir. Augusto Salvador, scr. Humilde Meek Roxas. 1990. Directors-Editors.
Angela Markado [Marked Angel]. Dir. Lino Brocka, scr. Jose F. Lacaba. 1980. Just another Exercise.
Apoy sa Lupang Hinirang [Fire in the Beloved Country]. Dir. & co-scr. Mauro Gia. Samonte, co-scr. Joe Carreon. 1990. Movable Fists.
Asedillo. Dir. & scr. Celso Ad. Castillo. 1971. Short Takes.
Avatar. Dir. & scr. James Cameron. 2009. Two Guys, While Watching Avatar.
Ayaw Matulog ng Gabi [The Night Refuses to Sleep]. Dir. & scr. Carlo J. Caparas. 1990. Mudslung.

B

Babae sa Breakwater [Breakwater Woman]. Dir. & scr. Mario O’Hara. 2003. Short Takes.
Babaing Hampaslupa [Vagrant Woman]. Dir. Mel Chionglo, scr. Ricardo Lee. 1988. Causes for Cerebration.
Badlis sa Kinabuhi [Course of Life]. Dir. & co-scr. Leroy Salvador, co-scr. Gloria Sevilla. 1968. Short Takes.
Bagets [Teens]. Dir. Maryo J. de los Reyes, scr. Jake Tordesillas. 1984. Short Takes.
Bago Matapos ang Lahat [Before Everything Is Over]. Dir. Joselito “Abbo” de la Cruz, scr. Ralston Jover & Segundo Matias Jr. 1991. Three Careers.
Bakit Kay Tagal ng Sandali? [A Moment Too Long]. Dir. Chito Roño, scr. Orlando R. Nadres. 1990. Persistence of Vision; Short Takes.
Bala at Rosaryo [Bullet and Rosary]. Dir. Pepe Marcos, scr. Olivia M. Lamasan & Humilde Meek Roxas. 1990. Men and Myths.
Si Baleleng at ang Gintong Sirena [Baleleng and the Golden Mermaid]. Dir. Chito Roño, scr. Bibeth Orteza. 1989. Roño’s Rondos.
Balweg: The Rebel Priest. Dir. Butch Perez, scr. Amado Lacuesta Jr. 1987. Bioflicks.
Barumbado [Combative]. Dir. Willy Milan, scr. Humilde Meek Roxas. 1990. Ma(so?)chismo.
Bata, Bata, Paano Ka Ginawa? [Lea’s Story]. Dir. Chito Roño, scr. Lualhati Bautista. 1998. Short Takes.
Batch ’81. Dir. & co-scr. Mike de Leon, co-scr. Clodualdo del Mundo Jr. & Raquel Villavicencio. 1982. Waiting for Godard; Short Takes.
Bayan Ko: Kapit sa Patalim [My Country: Gripping the Knife’s Edge]. Dir. Lino Brocka, scr. Jose F. Lacaba. 1985. Short Takes.
Bayani [Hero]. Dir. & scr. Raymond Red. 1992. Black & Blue & Red.
Bayaning 3rd World [3rd World Hero]. Dir. & co-scr. Mike de Leon, co-scr. Clodualdo del Mundo Jr. 1999. Short Takes.
Beloved. Dir. Leroy Salvador, scr. Orlando Nadres. 1985. Short Takes.
Big Flick in the Sky. Dir. & scr. Kenneth M. Angliongto. 1990. Film on Film.
Biktima [Victim]. Dir. Lino Brocka, scr. Butch Dalisay. 1990. Class Clamorers.
Bilanggo sa Dilim [Prisoner of the Dark]. Dir. & co-scr. Mike de Leon, co-scr. Jose Almojuela & Bobby Lavides. 1986. Return to Form.
Bilangin ang Bituin sa Langit [Count the Stars in the Sky]. Dir. Elwood Perez, scr. Jake Cocadiz & Jigs Recto. 1985. Short Takes.
Birds of Prey. Dir. & co-scr. Gil Portes, co-scr. Ricardo Lee, Clodualdo del Mundo Jr., Herky del Mundo. 1988. Long Flight.
Biyaheng Lupa [Soliloquy]. Dir. & scr. Armando Lao. 2009. Sighs and Whispers; Short Takes.
Biyaya ng Lupa [Bounty of the Earth]. Dir. Manuel Silos, scr. Celso Al. Carunungan & Pablo Naval. 1959. Short Takes.
Boatman. Dir. Tikoy Aguiluz, scr. Alfred Yuson, Raffy Guerrero, & Jose F. Lacaba. 1985. Short Takes.
La Bohéme (Giacomo Puccini). Dir. & trans. Rolando Tinio. 1992. Adaptation Comes of Age.
Bona. Dir. Lino Brocka, scr. Cenen Ramones. 1980. Short Takes.
Bongga Ka ’Day [You’re Fab, Sis]. Dir. Maryo J. de los Reyes, scr. Jake Tordesillas. 1980. Commercialism Triumphs Again.
Born on the Fourth of July. Dir. & co-scr. Oliver Stone, co-scr. Ron Kovic. 1989. Frontline.
Boses [Voices]. Dir. Ellen Ongkeko-Marfil, scr. Froi Medina & Rody Vera. 2008. Survivor’s Guilt; Short Takes.
Brutal. Dir. Marilou Diaz-Abaya, scr. Ricardo Lee. 1980. Short Takes.
Ang Bukas Ay Akin [Tomorrow Is Mine]. Dir. Laurice Guillen, scr. Ricardo Lee. 1989. Slugged Out.
Bulaklak sa City Jail [Flower at City Jail]. Dir. Mario O’Hara, scr. Lualhati Bautista. 1984. Major Bid; Short Takes.
Burgis [Bourgeois]. Dir. Lino Brocka, scr. Jose Dalisay Jr. 1981. Oversimplifying Class Conflicts.
Burlesk Queen. Dir. & co-scr. Celso Ad. Castillo, co-scr. Mauro Gia Samonte. 1977. Short Takes.

C

Casualties of War. Dir. Brian De Palma, scr. David Rabe. 1989. Soldier Blues.
The China Syndrome. Dir. & co-scr. James Bridges, co-scr. Mike Gray & T. S. Cook. 1979. A Clockwork Yellow.
Cinevision 2000. Dir. & scr. Anonymous. “Sensoscope” demonstration reels. 1990. Carnival Cinema.
Condemned. Dir. & co-scr. Mario O’Hara, co-scr. Jose Javier Reyes & Frank Rivera. 1984. Short Takes.
Contestable Nation-Space: Cinema, Cultural Politics, and Transnationalism in the Marcos-Brocka Philippines. Rolando B. Tolentino. 2014. Review.
Curacha: Ang Babaeng Walang Pahinga [Curacha: A Woman without Rest]. Dir. Chito S. Roño, scr. Ricardo Lee. 1998. Short Takes.

D

Ang Damgo ni Eleuteria [Eleuteria’s Dream]. Dir. & co-scr. Remton Siega Zuasola, co-scr. Maria Victoria Beltran. 2010. Short Takes.
Damortis. Dir. & scr. Briccio Santos. 1986. Triumph in 16mm.
A Dangerous Life. Dir. Robert Markowitz, scr. David Williamson. 1988. Perils of Politics.
Dawn of Freedom. Dir. Gerardo de Leon & Abe Yutaka, scr. Ryuichiro Yagi & Hideo Oguni. 1944. Short Takes.
Dope Godfather. Dir. Junn P. Cabreira, scr. Eliseo S. Corcuera. 1984. Missed Opportunities.
Dreamscape. Dir. & co-scr. Joseph Ruben, co-scr. David Loughery & Chuck Russell. 1984. Exploring the World of Dreams.
Dressed to Kill. Dir. & scr. Brian De Palma. 1980. Womanliness as (Masculine) Masquerade in Psychoanalytic Film-Texts.
Dyesebel. Dir. Gerardo de Leon, scr. Pierre L. Salas. 1953. Short Takes.

E

Eh…Kasi…Bisaya! [Well…Because…(They’re) Visayan!]. Dir. Junn P. Cabreira, scr. Cabreira & Associates. 1990. Sedulously Cebuano.
Endless Love. Dir. Franco Zeffirelli, scr. Judith Rascoe. 1981. Brainless Love.

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El Filibusterismo [The Subversive]. Dir. Gerardo de Leon, scr. Adrian Cristobal. 1962. Short Takes.
Film Trilogy on the Theme of Poverty and Prostitution. Dir. & scr. Nick Deocampo (a.k.a. Rosa ng Maynila). 1987. Movie(?) of the Year.
Full Metal Jacket. Dir. & co-scr. Stanley Kubrick, co-scr. Michael Herr & Gustav Hasford. 1987. Form and Function.

G

Gang of 5: Tales, Cuentos, Sanaysay. Ninotchka Rosca. 2012. High Five.
Ganito Ba ang Umibig? [Is This How to Love?]. Dir. Laurice Guillen, scr. Emmanuel H. Borlaza. 1991. Three Careers.
Ganito Kami Noon…Paano Kayo Ngayon? [As We Were]. Dir. & co-scr. Eddie Romero, co-scr. Roy Iglesias. 1976. Short Takes.
Genghis Khan. Dir. & co-scr. Manuel Conde, co-scr. Carlos V. Francisco. 1950. Short Takes.
Geron Busabos: Ang Batang Quiapo [Geron the Tramp: The Quiapo Kid]. Dir. Cesar Gallardo, scr. Augusto Buenaventura. 1964. Short Takes.
Glimpses of Freedom: Independent Cinema in Southeast Asia. Ed. May Adadol Ingawanij & Benjamin McKay. 2012. Review.
Glory. Dir. Edward Zwick, scr. Kevin Jarre. 1989. Gloria in Excessus.
Greatest Performance. Dir. & scr. Nora Aunor [as “Guy”]. 1989 [unreleased]. Firmament Occupation: The Philippine Star System.
Gumapang Ka sa Lusak [Dirty Affair]. Dir. Lino Brocka, scr. Ricardo Lee. 1990. Head Held High; Short Takes.

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Hahamakin Lahat [All Be Damned]. Dir. Lino Brocka, scr. Ricardo Lee. 1990. Woman-Worthy.
Hari sa Hari, Lahi sa Lahi [King and Emperor]. Dir. & co-scr. Eddie Romero, co-scr. Hsiao Lang; Chinese version dir. Hsiao Lang & Chou Lili. 1987. Romero’s Flip-Flop.
Hati Tayo sa Magdamag [Let’s Share the Night]. Dir. Lupita A. Kashiwahara, scr. Armando Lao. 1988. Balancing Acts.
Heneral Luna [General Luna]. Dir. & co-scr. Jerold Tarrog. Co-scr. Henry Francia & E.A. Rocha. 2015. Antonio Luna’s Fall and Rise; Short Takes.
Hesus, Rebolusyunaryo [Hesus, Revolutionary]. Dir. & scr. Lav Diaz. 2002. Short Takes.
Hihintayin Kita sa Langit [I’ll Wait for You in Heaven]. Dir. Carlos Siguion-Reyna, scr. Raquel Villavicencio. 1991. Short Takes.
Himala [Miracle]. Dir. Ishmael Bernal, scr. Ricardo Lee. 1982. Short Takes.
Hinugot sa Langit [Drawn from Heaven]. Dir. Ishmael Bernal, scr. Amado L. Lacuesta Jr. 1985. Short Takes.
Hot Summer. Dir. Mel Chionglo, scr. Ricardo Lee. 1989. Cool Film.
Hubad na Gubat [Naked Forest]. Dir. Lito Tiongson, scr. Ed Maranan. 1982. Naked Debut.
Huwag Mong Itanong Kung Bakit [Do Not Ask Why]. Dir. Eddie Garcia, scr. Emmanuel H. Borlaza & Gina Marissa Tagasa. 1988. Image-Building.

I

I Come with the Rain. Dir. & scr. Trần Anh Hùng. 2009. Wet Noodles.
Ibabaon Kita sa Lupa [I Will Bury You Underground]. Dir. Toto Natividad, scr. Joji Vitug. 1990. Mudslung.
Iisa-Isahin Ko Kayo [I’ll Get You One by One]. Dir. Francis “Jun” Posadas, scr. Erwin T. Lanado. 1990. Movable Fists.
Ikaw Ay Akin [You Are Mine]. Dir. & co-scr. Ishmael Bernal, co-scr. Jose N. Carreon. 1978. Short Takes.
Ikaw Pa Lang ang Minahal [You Were the Only One I Loved]. Dir. Carlos Siguion-Reyna, scr. Raquel Villavicencio. 1992. Short Takes.
Ilo Ilo. Dir. & scr. Anthony Chen. 2013. A Desire Named Oscar.
Imelda: Paru-Parung Bakal [Imelda: Iron Butterfly]. Dir. Chito Roño, scr. Cesar Buendia. 1989. High-Flying.
Imortal [Immortal]. Dir. Eddie Garcia, scr. Orlando Nadres. 1989. Slugged Out.
In My Father’s House. Playwright Elsa Martinez Coscolluela (trans. Raul Regalado), dir. Tony Mabesa. 1987. Home Sweet Home.
Independencia [Independence]. Dir. & co-scr. Raya Martin, co-scr. Ramon Sarmiento. 2009. Short Takes.
Indochine. Dir. & co-scr. Régis Wargnier, co-scr. Erik Orsenna, Louis Gardel, & Catherine Cohen. 1992. Indochine and the Politics of Gender.
Insiang. Dir. Lino Brocka, scr. Mario O’Hara & Lamberto E. Antonio. 1976. Short Takes.
Isang Araw Walang Diyos [One Godless Day] Dir. & co-scr. Peque Gallaga & Lorenzo A. Reyes, co-scr. Don Escudero. 1989. Film as God.
Isusumbong Kita sa Diyos [I’ll Condemn You Before God]. Dir. Emmanuel H. Borlaza, scr. Orlando Nadres. 1988. Progressions.
Itanong Mo sa Buwan [Moon Child]. Dir. Chito Roño, scr. Armando Lao. 1988. Roño’s Rondos.
Itim [Rites of May]. Dir. & co-scr. Mike de Leon, co-scr. Clodualdo del Mundo Jr. & Gil Quito. 1976. Short Takes.

J

Jack en Jill [Jack and Jill]. Dir. Mar S. Torres, scr. Luciano B. Carlos. 1954. Short Takes.
Jaguar. Dir. Lino Brocka, scr. Ricardo Lee & Jose F. Lacaba. 1979. Short Takes.
Jay. Dir. & scr. Francis Xavier Pasion. 2008. Short Takes.

K

Kaaway ng Batas [Enemy of the Law]. Dir. Pepe Marcos, scr. Jose N. Carreon, Henry Cruz, & Humilde Meek Roxas. 1990. Directors-Editors.
Kakabakaba Ka Ba? [Are You Nervous?]. Dir. & co-scr. Mike de Leon, co-scr. Clodualdo del Mundo Jr. & Raquel Villavicencio. 1980. Short Takes.
Kahit Singko Hindi Ko Babayaran ang Buhay Mo [I Wouldn’t Pay Five Cents for Your Life]. Dir. Jesus Jose, scr. Joji Vitug. 1990. I.O.U.
Kamakalawa [The Day Before Yesterday]. Dir. & scr. Eddie Romero. 1981. Exceptions.
Kapag Napagod ang Puso [When the Heart Grows Weary]. Dir. Maryo J. de los Reyes, scr. Jake Tordesillas. 1988. Progressions.
Karnal [Of the Flesh]. Dir. Marilou Diaz-Abaya, scr. Ricardo Lee. 1983. Short Takes.
Kasalanan ang Buhayin Ka [It’s a Sin to Allow You to Live]. Dir. Francis “Jun” Posadas, scr. Humilde Meek Roxas. 1990. Ma(so?)chismo.
Kasalanan Ba’ng Sambahin Ka? [Am I Wrong to Worship You?]. Dir. Chito Roño, scr. Jose Javier Reyes & Raquel Villavicencio. 1990. Woman-Worthy.
Kaya Kong Abutin ang Langit [I Can Reach the Heavens]. Dir. Maryo J. de los Reyes, scr. Jake Tordesillas. 1984. Short Takes.
Kid…Huwag Kang Susuko! [Kid…Don’t Surrender!] Dir. Peque Gallaga & Lorenzo A. Reyes, scr. Alfred Yuson. 1987. Searching for Options.
Kimmy Dora: Kambal sa Kiyeme [Kimmy Dora: Twin Qualms]. Dir. Joyce Bernal, scr. Chris Martinez. 2009. Short Takes.
Kisapmata [In the Wink of an Eye]. Dir. & co-scr. Mike de Leon, co-scr. Clodualdo del Mundo Jr. & Raquel Villavicencio. 1981. Exceptions; Short Takes.
Kontra Bandido [Counter-Banditry]. Dir. J. Erastheo Navoa, scr. Ruben de Guzman. 1986. Niño’s Comeback.
Kontrobersyal [Controversial]. Dir. Lino Brocka, scr. Tony Perez. 1981. Effective Satire.
Kramer vs. Kramer. Dir. & scr. Robert Benton. 1979. Kramer vs. Women.
Kristobal. Dir. Francis “Jun” Posadas, scr. Humilde Meek Roxas. 1990. Demachofication.
Kubrador [Bet Collector]. Dir. Jeffrey Jeturian, scr. Ralston Jover. 2006. Short Takes.
Kumander Dante [Commander Dante]. Dir. Ben (M-7) Yalung, scr. Ricardo Lee. 1987. Bioflicks.
Kumander Gringa [Commander Gringa]. Dir. & scr. Mike Relon Makiling. 1987. Chauvinist’s Nightmare.
Kung Aagawin Mo ang Lahat sa Akin [If You Take Away Everything from Me]. Dir. Eddie Garcia, scr. Jose Javier Reyes & Gina Marissa Tagasa. 1987. Return of the Melodrama.
Kung Mahawi Man ang Ulap [If the Clouds Should Clear]. Dir. Laurice Guillen, scr. Orlando Nadres & Lualhati Bautista. 1984. Short Takes.
Kung Tapos Na ang Kailanman [If Eternity Were Finished]. Dir. Lino Brocka, scr. Gina Marissa Tagasa. 1990. No End in Sight.
Mga Kuwento ng Pag-ibig [Tales of Love]. Co-dir. Jun Cabreira & Luciano Carlos, co-dir. & co-scr. Artemio Marquez, co-scr. Joey Reyes. 1989. Short Subjects.

L

Lakbay2Love [Journey2Love]. Dir. & co-scr. Ellen Ongkeko-Marfil, co-scr. Layeta Bucoy. 2016. Roads Less Traveled.
The Last Temptation of Christ. Dir. Martin Scorsese, scr. Paul Schrader. 1988. …And the First Shall Be the Last.
Mga Ligaw na Bulaklak [The Wildflowers]. Dir. Tony Cayado, scr. Medy Tarnate & Emmanuel Borlaza. 1957. Short Takes.
Mga Lihim ng Kalapati [The Secrets of the Dove]. Dir. Celso Ad. Castillo, scr. Rei Nicandro. 1987. Secret Love.
Lihis [Deviant]. Dir. Joel C. Lamangan, scr. Ricardo Lee. 2013. Pinoy Filmfests Circa 2013.

M

Ma’ Rosa. Dir. Brillante Ma. Mendoza, scr. Troy Espiritu. 2016. Ice with a Face.
Mababangong Bangungot [Perfumed Nightmare]. Dir. & scr. Kidlat Tahimik. 1977. Short Takes.
Macho Dancer. Dir. Lino Brocka, scr. Amado Lacuesta Jr. & Ricardo Lee. 1988. Text vs. Texture.
Maestro Bandido [Master Bandit]. Dir. Reginald King, scr. Bonnie Paredes. 1983. A Half-Way Sample.
Magnifico. Dir. Maryo J. de los Reyes, scr. Michiko Yamamoto. 2003. Short Takes.
Malvarosa. Dir. Gregorio Fernandez, scr. Consuelo P. Osorio. 1958. Short Takes.
Man of Iron. Dir. Andrzej Wajda, scr. Aleksander Scibor-Rylski. 1981. Manila Event Short Take II.
Manila by Night. Dir. & scr. Ishmael Bernal. 1980. Renewal of Appreciation (1988); Postcolonial Conundrum (1998); Film Plastics in Manila by Night (2012); Short Takes.
Maynila: Sa mga Kuko ng Liwanag [Manila: In the Claws of Light]. Dir. Lino Brocka, scr. Clodualdo del Mundo Jr. 1975. Thinking Straight: Queer Imaging in Lino Brocka’s Maynila (1975); Short Takes.
’Merika. Dir. Gil Portes, scr. Clodualdo del Mundo Jr. & Gil Quito. 1984. Short Takes.
Metro Manila. Dir. & co-scr. Sean Ellis, co-scr. Frank E. Flowers. 2013. A Desire Named Oscar.
Miguelito: Batang Rebelde [Miguelito: Rebel Child]. Dir. Lino Brocka, scr. Jose Dalisay Jr. 1985. Short Takes.
Milagros. Dir. Marilou Diaz-Abaya, scr. Rolando Tinio. 1997. Short Takes.
Minsan, Minahal Kita [Once, I Loved You]. Dir. & co-scr. Olivia M. Lamasan, co-scr. Ricardo Lee. 2000. Short Takes.
Misis Mo, Misis Ko [Your Missus, My Missus]. Dir. Carlos Siguion-Reyna, scr. Bibeth Orteza. 1988. Reversals.
The Mission. Dir. Roland Joffé, scr. Robert Bolt. 1986. Epic Soapbox.
Mississippi Burning. Dir. Alan Parker, scr. Chris Gerolmo. 1988. Life after Life.
Misteryo sa Tuwa [Joyful Mystery]. Dir. & scr. Abbo Q. de la Cruz. 1984. Mysterious Pleasure.
The Moises Padilla Story. Dir. Gerardo de Leon, scr. Cesar Amigo. 1961. Short Takes.
Moral. Dir. Marilou Diaz-Abaya, scr. Ricardo Lee. 1982. Beyond the Stars; Short Takes.
My Other Woman. Dir. Maryo J. de los Reyes, scr. Joey Reyes & Jake Tordesillas. 1990. Maryo J. and Mr. de los Reyes.

N

Nagbabagang Luha [Glowing Tears]. Dir. Ishmael Bernal, scr. Raquel Villavicencio. 1988. Progressions.
Nashville. Dir. Robert Altman, scr. Joan Tewkesbury. 1975. Primates in Paradise: Critical Possibilities of the Milieu Movie.
Natutulog Pa ang Diyos [God Is Still Asleep]. Dir. Lino Brocka, scr. Orlando Nadres. 1988. Campout.
Ang Nawawala [What Isn’t There]. Dir. & co-scr. Marie Jamora, co-scr. Ramon de Veyra. 2013. Searched For, But Not Missing.
Near Dark. Dir. & co-scr. Kathryn Bigelow, co-scr. Eric Red. 1987. Genre Pastiche in the Horror Film.
Nektar [Nectar]. Dir. Francis “Jun” Posadas, scr. Eric & Susan Kelly Posadas. 1988. Down but Not Out.
Norte, Hangganan ng Kasaysayan [Norte, the End of History]. Dir. & co-scr. Lav Diaz, co-scr. Rody Vera. 2013. Beyond Borders; Short Takes.
Nunal sa Tubig [Speck on the Water]. Dir. Ishmael Bernal, scr. Jorge Arago. 1976. Short Takes.

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O

On the Job. Dir. & co-scr. Erik Matti, co-scr. Michiko Yamamoto. 2013. On the Edge; Short Takes.
One More Chance. Dir. Cathy Garcia-Molina, scr. Vanessa R. Valdez & Carmi Raymundo. 2007. Short Takes.
Operation: Get Victor Corpus, the Rebel Soldier. Dir. Pablo Santiago, scr. Jose F. Lacaba. 1987. Bioflicks.
Orapronobis [Fight for Us]. Dir. Lino Brocka, scr. Jose F. Lacaba. 1989. After the Revolution; Short Takes.
Oro, Plata, Mata [Gold, Silver, Death]. Dir. Peque Gallaga, scr. Jose Javier Reyes. 1982. Beyond the Stars; Short Takes.
Otso [Eight]. Dir. & co-scr. Elwood Perez, co-scr. Vince Tañada. 2013. Pinoy Filmfests Circa 2013; Short Takes.

P

Paano Kung Wala Ka Na [What Happens When You’re Gone]. Dir. Mel Chionglo, scr. Ricardo Lee. 1987. Mellow Drama.
Paano Tatakasan ang Bukas? [How Can Tomorrow Be Avoided?]. Dir. Emmanuel H. Borlaza, scr. Orlando Nadres. 1988. Campout.
Pabling [Playboy]. Dir. & scr. Ishmael Bernal. 1981. Short Takes.
Pagbabalik ng Panday [Return of the Blacksmith]. Dir. Ronwaldo Reyes, scr. Tommy C. David. 1981. Short Takes.
Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros [The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros]. Dir. Auraeus Solito, scr. Michiko Yamamoto. 2005. Short Takes.
Pagdating sa Dulo [At the End]. Dir. & scr. Ishmael Bernal. 1971. Short Takes.
Pagputi ng Uwak, Pag-itim ng Tagak [When the Crow Turns White and the Heron Black]. Dir. & co-scr. Celso Ad. Castillo, co-scr. Iskho Lopez & Lando Perez Jacob. 1978. Birds of Omen.
Pahiram ng Isang Umaga [Lend Me a Morning]. Dir. Ishmael Bernal, scr. Danny Lopez & Jose Javier Reyes. 1989. An Awakening.
Palaban [Feisty]. Dir. & scr. Eddie Romero. 1980. A Decent Fight.
Ang Panday [The Blacksmith]. Dir. Ronwaldo Reyes, scr. Fred Navarro. 1980. Short Takes.
Ang Panday: Ikatlong Yugto [The Blacksmith: Third Chapter]. Dir. Ronwaldo Reyes, scr. Fred Navarro. 1982. Short Takes.
Ang Panday IV [The Blacksmith IV]. Dir. Ronwaldo Reyes, scr. Fred Navarro. 1984. Short Takes.
Pangarap ng Puso [Demons]. Dir. & co-scr. Mario O’Hara, co-scr. Rey de Castro. 2000. Short Takes.
Pasan Ko ang Daigdig [The World Is My Burden]. Dir. Lino Brocka, scr. Orlando Nadres & Rene O. Villanueva. 1987. Grave Burden.
The Passionate Strangers. Dir. & scr. Eddie Romero. 1966. Short Takes.
Pedro Tunasan. Dir. & scr. Celso Ad. Castillo. 1983. Repression and Rebellion.
Pepeng Shotgun [Shotgun Pepe]. Dir. Romy V. Suzara, scr. Edgardo M. Reyes. 1981. Short Takes.
Philippine Prehistory: An Anthropological Overview of the Beginnings of Filipino Society and Culture. F. Landa Jocano. 1975. The Value of Humility.
Pido Dida (Sabay Tayo) [Pido Dida (Let’s Go Together)]. Dir. & co-scr. Tony Cruz, co-scr. Roger Fuentebella. 1990. Family Affairs.
Pido Dida 2 (Kasal Na) [Pido Dida 2 (Just Married)]. Dir. & co-scr. Tony Cruz, co-scr. Roger Fuentebella. 1991. Sequacious and Second-Rate.
Pila-Balde [Fetch a Pail of Water]. Dir. Jeffrey Jeturian, scr. Armando Lao. 1999. Short Takes.
Pinulot Ka Lang sa Lupa [You Were Merely Lifted from the Ground]. Dir. Ishmael Bernal, scr. Raquel Villavicencio. 1987. Earthbound.
Private Show. Dir. Chito S. Roño, scr. Ricardo Lee. 1986. Short Takes.

R

Ragtime. Dir. Milos Forman, scr. Michael Weller. 1981. Manila Event Short Take I.
Raising Cain. Dir. & scr. Brian De Palma. 1992. Womanliness as (Masculine) Masquerade in Psychoanalytic Film-Texts.
Reflections in a Golden Eye. Dir. John Huston, scr. Chapman Mortimer & Gladys Hill. 1967. Phantom in Paradise: A Philippine Presence in Hollywood Cinema.
Relasyon [Affair]. Dir. & co-scr. Ishmael Bernal, scr. Ricardo Lee & Raquel N. Villavicencio. 1982. Short Takes.

S

Sa Puso Ko Hahalik ang Mundo [The World Will Worship My Heart]. Dir. & scr. Artemio Marquez. 1988. Campout.
Saan Nagtatago ang Pag-ibig? [Where Is Love Hiding?]. Dir. Eddie Garcia, scr. Armando Lao. 1987. Komiks without Pain; Short Takes.
Sabel. Dir. Joel C. Lamangan, scr. Ricardo Lee. 2004. Heaven in Mind; Short Takes.
Salawahan [Fickle]. Dir. Ishmael Bernal, scr. Jose N. Carreon. 1979. Short Takes.
Salome. Dir. Laurice Guillen, scr. Ricardo Lee. 1981. Short Takes.
Sanda Wong. Dir. Gerardo de Leon, scr. Teodorico C. Santos. 1955. Short Takes.
Scorpio Nights. Dir. Peque Gallaga, scr. Rosauro Q. Dela Cruz. 1985. Short Takes.
Serbis [Service]. Dir. Brillante Ma. Mendoza, scr. Armando Lao. 2008. Domestic Worth; Short Takes.
Shake, Rattle & Roll II. Dir. & co-scr. Peque Gallaga & Lore Reyes, co-scr. Don Escudero & Dwight Gaston. 1990. Class Clamorers.
Silent Voice [a.k.a. Amazing Grace and Chuck]. Dir. Mike Newell, scr. David Field. 1987. Form and Function.
Silip [Daughters of Eve]. Dir. Elwood Perez, scr. Ricardo Lee. 1985. Short Takes.
Sinner or Saint. Dir. Mel Chionglo, scr. Ricardo Lee. 1984. Short Takes.
Sisa. Dir. Gerardo de Leon, scr. Teodorico C. Santos. 1951. Short Takes.
Sister Stella L.. Dir. & co-scr. Mike de Leon, co-scr. Jose F. Lacaba & Jose Almojuela. 1984. Short Takes.
Sonata. Dir. Peque Gallaga & Lore Reyes, scr. Wanggo Gallaga. 2013. Pinoy Filmfests Circa 2013; Short Takes.
Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Dir. Robert Wise, scr. Harold Livingston. 1979. Star-Crossed.
Subversive Lives: A Family Memoir of the Marcos Years. Susan Quimpo & Nathan Gilbert Quimpo, with David Ryan F. Quimpo, Norman F. Quimpo, Emilie Mae Q. Wickett, Lillian F. Quimpo, Elizabeth Q. Bulatao, Caren Q. Castañeda, Jun F. Quimpo, & Maria Cristina Pargas-Bawagan. 2012. Disorder & Constant Sorrow.
Super 8½. Dir. & scr. Bruce LaBruce. 1994. Pornography & Erotica.

T

Takot Ako, Eh! [I’m Scared, See!]. Dir. & co-scr. Mario O’Hara, co-scr. Tito Rey. 1987. Child’s Play.
Takaw Tukso [Prone to Temptation]. Dir. William Pascual, scr. Armando Lao. 1986. Short Takes.
Si Tatang at mga Himala ng Ating Panahon [Tatang and the Miracles of Our Time]. Ricardo Lee. 1988. Film-Writing.
Tatlong Ina, Isang Anak [Three Mothers, One Daughter]. Dir. & co-scr. Mario O’Hara, co-scr. Frank Rivera. 1987. O’Hara Strikes Again.
3 Mukha ng Pag-ibig [3 Faces of Love]. Co-dir. Emmanuel H. Borlaza, Lino Brocka, & Leroy Salvador, scr. Roy C. Iglesias, Jose Javier Reyes, & Loida T. Viriña. 1989. Short Subjects.
Tatlong Taong Walang Diyos [Three Godless Years]. Dir. & scr. Mario O’Hara. 1976. Short Takes.
T-Bird at Ako [Lesbian and I]. Dir. Danny L. Zialcita, scr. Portia Ilagan. 1982. Short Takes.
Terror Is a Man. Dir. Gerardo de Leon, scr. Harry Paul Harber. 1959. Short Takes.
They Live. Dir. John Carpenter, scr. Frank Armitage. 1987. Life after Life.
Tinimbang Ka Ngunit Kulang [Weighed But Found Wanting]. Dir. Lino Brocka, scr. Mario O’Hara. 1974. Short Takes.
Tiyanak [Demon-Foundling]. Dir. & co-scr. Peque Gallaga & Lore Reyes, co-scr. Don Escudero. 1988. Causes for Cerebration; Short Takes.
Too Young. Dir. & co-scr. Peque Gallaga & Lore Reyes, co-scr. Don Escudero. 1990. Class Clamorers.
Ang Totoong Buhay ni Pacita M. [The Real Life of Pacita M.]. Dir. Elwood Perez, scr. Ricardo Lee. 1991. Short Takes.
Transit. Dir. & co-scr. Hannah Espia, co-scr. Giancarlo Abrahan. 2013. A Desire Named Oscar; Short Takes.
Translating Time: Cinema, the Fantastic, and Temporal Critique. Bliss Cua Lim. 2009. Review.
Tubusin Mo ng Dugo [Pay the Ransom with Blood]. Dir. Pepe Marcos, scr. Jose Carreon. 1988. Down but Not Out.
Tubog sa Ginto [Dipped in Gold]. Dir. & scr. Lino Brocka. 1970. Short Takes.

U

Umiyak Pati Langit [Even Heaven Cried]. Dir. & scr. Eduardo Palmos. 1991. Three Careers.
Underage. Dir. Joey Gosiengfiao, scr. Jonas Sebastian. 1980. Short Takes.
Underage Too. Dir. Maryo J. de los Reyes, scr. Jake Tordesillas. 1991. Maryo J. and Mr. de los Reyes.
The Untouchables. Dir. Brian De Palma, scr. David Mamet. 1987. Bloody Fine.

V

Vampariah. Dir. & scr. Matthew Abaya. 2016. Peerless Vampire Killers.
Virgin Forest. Dir. Peque Gallaga, scr. Rosauro Q. de la Cruz. 1985. Historical Lessons; Short Takes.

W

Walang Awa Kung Pumatay [Merciless When He Kills]. Dir. Junn P. Cabreira, scr. Jun Lawas & Enrique Mariano. 1990. Movable Fists.
Walang Karugtong ang Nakaraan [The Past Has No Continuation]. Dir. Leroy Salvador, scr. Rene O. Villanueva & Raquel Villavicencio. 1987. Failed-Safe.
Wan-deuk-i [Punch]. Dir. Lee Han, scr. Kim Dong-Woo. 2011. Hit in the (Multi)Plexus.
The Witches of Eastwick. Dir. George Miller, scr. Michael Cristofer. 1987. The Devil to Pay.
Working Girls. Dir. Ishmael Bernal, scr. Amado L. Lacuesta Jr. 1984. Short Takes.

Y

Yanggaw [Affliction]. Dir. & co-scr. Richard V. Somes, co-scr. Dwight Gaston. 2008. Short Takes.

Z

Zamboanga. Dir. Eduardo de Castro, scr. Bob Wagner & Billy Icasiano. 1937. Short Takes.
Zombadings 1: Patayin sa Shokot si Remington [Zombadings 1: Kill Remington with Fear]. Dir. & co-scr. Jade Castro, co-scr. Raymond Lee & Michiko Yamamoto. 2011. Short Takes.

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