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Philbert Ortiz Dy

Philbert Ortiz Dy
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Philbert Ortiz Dy has been reviewing movies since 2007. In 2009, he took part in the International Film Festival Rotterdam's Young Critics Program. His work has been published in a wide range of both local and international publications, and he is currently a writer-at-large at Esquire Philippines. He is the co-curator of the New Filipino Cinema program at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. He is a Gemini, not that he thinks it matters. He sees almost every movie that opens in local cinemas, because no one else will.

Movie Review for Desecrated

‘Desecrated’ is Sleep Worthy

Friday March 27, 2015
‘Desecrated’ is Sleep Worthy

It shuffles through the clichés of the slasher genre, providing a bunch of bland, unlikable young people defined by singular characteristics.

Movie Review for The Zero Theorem

‘The Zero Theorem’ Actively Means Nothing

Friday March 27, 2015
‘The Zero Theorem’ Actively Means Nothing

If one isn’t familiar with his work, it is entirely possible that the film might be mind blowing.

Movie Review for Clown

‘Clown’ is Both Silly and Scary

Friday March 27, 2015
‘Clown’ is Both Silly and Scary

The plot loses it way in the back half, as the choices the characters make don’t feel like they matter as much as they ought to.

Movie Review for From Vegas To Macau

‘From Vegas to Macau’ is Committed to Inanity

Friday March 27, 2015
‘From Vegas to Macau’ is Committed to Inanity

From Vegas to Macau reteams director Wong Jing and actor Chow Yun-Fat in a farcical variation of their God of Gamblers pictures.

Movie Review for Song One

Song One’ Meanders Through a Twee Relationship

Friday March 27, 2015
Song One’ Meanders Through a Twee Relationship

It is a strangely miscalculated film that focuses on a romance made possible only by having a character fall into a coma.

Movie Review for Home

‘Home’ is an Underachiever

Thursday March 26, 2015
‘Home’ is an Underachiever

Home follows the adventures of Oh (Jim Parsons), an outcast among the Boov, an alien race running from the menacing Gorg.

'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' is Indeed Second Best

Friday March 20, 2015
'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' is Indeed Second Best

The movie has a lot of business to get through before it can show the audience its titles.

Though Rough Around the Edges, ‘Dragon Nest’ Has Its Charms

Friday March 20, 2015
Though Rough Around the Edges, ‘Dragon Nest’ Has Its Charms

Humans and Elves are at war, and while the two races squabble over territory, the Beasts gather their forces and await the return of the great black dragon.

Movie Review for Insurgent

‘Insurgent’ Begs for Trust It Doesn’t Deserve

Friday March 20, 2015
‘Insurgent’ Begs for Trust It Doesn’t Deserve

The attack on Abnegation has been blamed on a faction of Divergents and their allies.

Movie Review for The Gunman

Violence Begets Violence in ‘The Gunman’

Friday March 20, 2015
Violence Begets Violence in ‘The Gunman’

In concept, this movie is meant to entertain while bringing attention to real life problems that have long gone ignored.

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