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HENERAL LUNA THE MOVIE

Top 5 reasons to watch Heneral Luna

 

 1. Top caliber performance from great actors Most of the actors of this Jerrold Tarog film are underrated individuals who may not be amongst the league of the most bankable stars (read: blockbuster) in Philippine cinema but even though, these actors have earned different recognition and awards from various award-giving bodies here and abroad. The lead actor John Arcilla who played General Antonio Luna, bagged the Best Actor Award for MMFF 1996 for the movie Mulanay; Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Urian 1998 for Ligaya Ang Itawag Mo Sa Akin; and many more. In 2012, John was cast in the International movie The […]

On 12 June, at Aguinaldo's ancestral home in Cavite, Philippine independence was proclaimed and The Act of Declaration of Philippine Independence was read. The act had been prepared and written in Spanish by Ambrosio Rianzares Bautista, who also read its proclamation.

El Presidente vividly recaptured Philippine Revolution on the big screen inspired by the memoirs of Emilio Aguinaldo

 

 To begin with, El Presidente, official entry to the 38th Metro Manila Film Festival – also awarded 2nd Best Picture, is a good film that touches the turbulent periods in Philippine history. Every scene is carefully directed, no dragging moments, fast-paced, minimal suspense, and a take to replicate what really had happened during those period years. El Presidente vividly recaptured Philippine Revolution on the big screen inspired by the memoirs of Emilio Aguinaldo and was well directed by Mark Meiley giving importance from the littlest details (make-up, soundtrack) to the most noticeable aspects (cinematography, special effects, acting) on the big […]