January 2019

Mendoza: Ma’Rosa (2016)

January 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

Even by his own exacting standards, Ma’Rosa is one of Brillante Mendoza’s most austere films – forty-eight hours in the life of Rosa Reyes, played by Jaclyn Rose, the [...]

Huston: Key Largo (1948)

January 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

Although John Huston’s fifth film was based on the 1939 play Key Largo by Maxwell Anderson, the script was changed so drastically by Huston and Richard Brooks that it’s [...]