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posas

Posted on: August 19, 2012

posas

posas … last week, maki and i went to watch posas at up. it was my first time to go to a cinemalaya screening. honestly, i wasn’t all too excited about it because i’ve only liked a few filipino movies. also, i’ve chanced upon a review of the film which says that the story was sluggish… but i actually liked it. here’s the trailer…

i liked it probably because i’d rarely watched anything like it. what i mean is, it isn’t something you could just normally watch in the mall theaters that show mostly shallow romance comedies. posas is both heavy and light. heavy because it tackles the life of a petty thief in the streets, the day he gets caught, crime committed by thieves like him, and the irony of the police being the very reason of these crimes.

it felt terrible to see someone get beaten up, to see how difficult and tedious the processes are in our laws, and seeing those corrupt cops manage to hide their own crimes but then again, i could also empathize with the person whose phone got stolen because yes, i’ve had some of mine stolen too.

it was light too because of two reasons, there was always a character who provided comic relief and the audience understood the humor. i told my bestfriend that i enjoyed watching the film because i can express my emotions and not feel stupid, unlike watching it in the mall where i had to stifle crying because i get laughed at or not laugh too hard otherwise i get shushed. when watching in the up film center, you cry when you are moved and no one would care or are probably crying too, and you can also laugh with everyone else.

over all it was a great movie, although the thief had chocolate abs and looked handsome after they washed his face. nyahahaha! i hope they make more movies like this. thanks a lot to maki, let’s go to next year’s screening din ha.

yun lang.

♥ melai

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