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FILM LOG 2012

by adrianmendizabal
First film of the year: Trouble Every Day (2001) NOT ON MUBI January Ödenwaldstetten (Peter Nestler, 1964) – 4.5/5 The Last Toll (Sa Katapusang Bagting, Remton Zuasola, 2010) – 4/5 February Les Berceaux (Jean Epstein, 1931) – 3.5/5 A Noite (Regina Pessoa, 1999, Portugal) – 4/5 The Hat (Michèle Cournoyer, 1999, Canada) – 4/5 Dead Water aka Holtágban (Tibor Bánóczki, 2000) – 2/5 Blind Alley (Elliot Lavine, 1981) – 4/5 (link) March Le Rencontre (Alain Cavalier, 1996) – 4.5/5 Colossal (Whammy Alcazaren, 2012) – 5/5 July CINEMALAYA FILM FEST 2012 Diablo (Mes De Guzman, 2012, Philippines) – 4/5 The Animals (Gino Santos, 2012, Philippines) –… Read more


First film of the year: Trouble Every Day (2001)

NOT ON MUBI

January
Ödenwaldstetten (Peter Nestler, 1964) – 4.5/5
The Last Toll (Sa Katapusang Bagting, Remton Zuasola, 2010) – 4/5

February
Les Berceaux (Jean Epstein, 1931) – 3.5/5
A Noite (Regina Pessoa, 1999, Portugal) – 4/5
The Hat (Michèle Cournoyer, 1999, Canada) – 4/5
Dead Water aka Holtágban (Tibor Bánóczki, 2000) – 2/5
Blind Alley (Elliot Lavine, 1981) – 4/5 (link)

March
Le Rencontre (Alain Cavalier, 1996) – 4.5/5
Colossal (Whammy Alcazaren, 2012) – 5/5

July

CINEMALAYA FILM FEST 2012

Diablo (Mes De Guzman, 2012, Philippines) – 4/5
The Animals (Gino Santos, 2012, Philippines) – 4/5
Kalayaan (Adolf Alix, 2012, Philippines) – 4/5
Requieme (Loy Arcenas, 2012, Philippines) – 4/5
Bwakaw (Jun Lana, 2012, Philippines) – 4/5
Ang Nawawala (Marie Jamora, 2012, Philippines) – 3.5/5
Aparisyon (Vincent Sandoval, 2012, Philippines) – 3/5
Kamera Obskura (Raymond Red, 2012, Philippines) – 3/5
Oros (Paul Sta. Ana, 2012, Philippines) – 3/5
Sta. Nina (Emman Palo, 2012, Philippines) – 3/5
Posas (Lawrence Fajardo, 2012, Philippines) – 2.5/5
Intoy Shokoy (Lem Lorca, 2012, Philippines) – 2.5/5
Ang Katiwala (Aloy Adlawan, 2012, Philippines) – 2.5/5

August
Stone is the Earth (Mes de Guzman, 2010 , Philippine) – 4.5/5
December Seeds (Chris Marker, 2009, Greece/France) – 5/5
The Reunion (2012, PH) – 2/5

GENERATION LOSS

John Torres’ Shorts – curated by Merv Espina
Ghost Face (2012) – 4/5
Hai, they recycle heartbreaks in Tokyo so nothing’s wasted (2011) – 4.5/5
Very specific things at night (2011) – 4/5
The Muse (2011) – extended version?? – 5/5
Maximalist (2012) – 5/5
Short Film (2012) – 5/5
Refrains Happen Like Revolutions in a Song (2011) – shorter version ??? – 5/5

Whammy’s selection

Andalusian Bitch (Sasha Palomares, 2008) – 5/5
Nang Gabing Maging Sinlaki ng Puso ang Bato (Jon Lazam, 2012) – 5/5
Pananampalataya (Butchito Campos, 2012) – 4/5
Ebolusyon Ng Kadahilanang Walang Kulay Ang Mga Kasaysayan Ng Ating Kalungkutan (Ramon Raquid, 2012) – 5/5
It feels so good to be alive (Antoinette Jadaone, 2005) – 4.5/5
Slideshow (Lara Acuin, 2008) – 5/5
Brownout sa Neighborhood Namin That Day (Judd Figueres, 2011) – 4/5

October

El Octavo Dia de la Creacion (Rita Basulto / Mexico / 2003) – 3/5
Le Vol D’icare (George Schwizgibel / France / 1974) – 3.5/5
Perspectives (George Schwizgibel / France / 1975) – 3/5
Hors-jeu (George Schwizgibel / France / 1977) – 3/5
Ravissement de Frank N Stein (George Schwizgibel / France / 1982) – 5/5
78 Tours (George Schwizgibel / France / 1985) – 3.5/5
Nakounine (George Schwizgibel / France / 1986) – 5/5
Le Sujet Du Tableau (George Schwizgibel / France / 1989) – 4/5
La course à l’abîme (George Schwizgibel / France / 1992) 4/4
L’année du daim (George Schwizgibel / France / 1995) – 4/5
Zig zag (George Schwizgibel / France / 1996) – 4/5
Fugue (George Schwizgibel / France / 1998) – 4/5
Les Jeune Fille Et Les Nuages (George Schwizgibel / France / 2000) – 4.5/5
Homme sans ombre (George Schwizgibel / France / 2004) – 5/5
Jeu (George Schwizgibel / France / 2006) – 4/5
Vesuvius (Erik Matti / Philippines / 2012) – 4/5 (link)
Ang Prinsesa, Ang Prinsipe at si Marlborita (15 Min Version) (Carl Joseph Papa / Philippines / 2012) – 5/5
Kasunduan (Joshell Montañano / Philippines / 2012) – 3/5
Mga Iyak Tuwing Gabi (Nikkii Ferriols / Philippines / 2012) – 3/5
Hulagpos (Emman Pascual, She Andes, and Efren Malabanan / Philippines / 2012) – 4/5
Reservoir (Louise Mendoza & Adriadne Villanueva / Philippines / 2012) – 4.25/5
Vera (Patricia Nabong / Philippines / 2012) – 4/5
Aquarium (Easy Ferrer, Pat Damaso, and Victor Toledo / Philippines / 2012) – 3/5
Hugas Kamay (Kate Sevilla & Neica Dela Cruz / Philippines / 2012) – 3/5
Expiry (Petersen Vargas / Philippines / 2012) – 4.25/5
Pilipinas (Alyssa Suico / Philippines / 2012) – 4/5
This is My Land (Ben Rivers / U.S. / 2006) – 4.5/5

_November -_December

_CINEMAONE ORIGINALS

Mariposa sa Hawla ng Gabi (Richard Somes / Philippines / 2012) – 3/5
Mater Dolorosa (Adolfo Alix Jr. / Philippines / 2012) – 4/5
Baybayin (Auraeus Solito / Philippines / 2012) – 3/5
Ang Paglalakbay Ng Mga Bituin Sa Gabing Madilim (Arnel Mardoquio / Philippines / 2012) – 4/5
Slumber Party (Emmanuel Dela Cruz / Philippines / 2012) – 2.5/5
Anak Araw (Gym Lumbera / Philippines / 2012) – 4/5
Aberya (Christian Linaban / Philippines / 2012) – 4/5
Palitan (Ato Bautista / Philippines / 2012) – 2.5/5
Mamay Umeng (Dwein Baltazar / Philippines / 2012) – 4.5/5
Alagwa (Ian Loreños / Philippines / 2012) – 3/5
Supremo (Richard Somes / Philippines / 2012) – 3/5

14th CINEMANILA IFF

Florentina Hubaldo CTE (Lav Diaz | Philippines | 2012 | 300 min) – 4/5
The Great Cinema Party (Raya Martin | Korea/Philippines | 2012 | 70 min) – 4/5
Post Tenebras Lux (Carlos Reygadas | Mexico | 2012 | 120 min) – 5/5
Amour (Michael Haneke | France/Germany/Austria | 2012 | 127 min) – 4.5/5
Jungle Love (Sherad Anthony Sanchez | Philippines | 2012 | 86 min) – 5/5

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First of February


A Tree in Tanjung Malim (Tan Chui Mui, 2004, Malaysia)

First of March

The Seventh Continent (Michael Haneke, 1989, Germany)


Colossal (Whammy Alcazaren, 2012, Philippines)
August


Stone is the Earth (Mes de Guzman, 2010 , Philippine) – 4.5/5

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