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Slingshot (Tirador) (2008) (Phillipines)

PostPosted: Mon Apr 14, 2008 1:59 am
by hengcs

Director: Brillante Mendoza

At the Singapore International Film Festival 2008,
Silver Screen Awards (targeted at Asian Feature Films)
it has just garnered Best Film, Best Director and Netpac Award.

Yup, I did watch the film.
So, I will post my review soon.

Re: Slingshot (Tirador) (2008) (Phillipines)

PostPosted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 3:10 am
by chard09
ironically, you've seen it first than I do, hengcs. tirador will be shown exclusively this week in our independent cinema theaters. how was it? have you seen Serbis?

Re: Slingshot (Tirador) (2008) (Phillipines)

PostPosted: Sun Jul 20, 2008 7:21 am
by hengcs
i was out of town.

-- impressed with its realism, grittiness, and style.
-- however, because it does not follow through a single character or plot, it might be difficult to get the audience emotionally attached or engaged.

nonetheless, i do RECOMMEND the film.

how do you like the film?