Published November 9, January 12, Audible Download Audio Books. Kudos to the location scouts for this one. How much mood do you need when you find this gimmick nauseatingly repeated 5 times in the first 20 minutes of the movie! Edit Did You Know? Yours are about intimate rendezvous romanticized in the most ornate vernacular, embellished in rhetoric. Yup, all of the above, with nauseating regularity. Share this Rating Title:

Some of the characters in ” Sigaw ” included an abusive cop and his battered wife. Carlo can definitely be counted on to make his character alive and appealing. Is it really boring slaving through office work then jetting off to Melbourne today, then Delhi the following week? By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Even job opportunities where Grace has already been accepted disappear the employing officer dies. But it was sweet, and I soon learned to cope. This site uses cookies.

Yup, all of the above, with nauseating regularity. She loved scaring me until I was blue and shaking under my sheets. After all, how can Ronnie forget everything about his origin? Young couple Grace Cristine Reyes and Ronnie Carlo Aquino inherit a unit in a dilapidated condominium from his deceased father. Philippine FilmsReviews. GhostHorrorPhilippineReviews.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Carlo can definitely be counted on to make his character alive and appealing.

“Tumbok” () – Philippine Ghost/ Horror | Nekoneko’s Movie Litterbox

Unfortunately, there are more derivative scenes you can easily identify from ten dozens of horror flicks: You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating xynopsis. The devil’s child, perhaps? Mind you, things get creepy right away…. A coping mechanism to forget?


How’s that for “sexy writing”? The Trailer promises a haunted apartment building, ghosts, creepy goings on, and a look at a traditional Philippine version of feng shui. This site uses cookies. But it was mvoie, and I soon learned to cope. As always, I leave you with the Trailer to get you in the mood for some creepy ghost story fun tumgok your very own. These fusion of ideas clutter around in confusion.

But there’s pleasure to be had in them. Can the energy be redirected? Proceed with Caution Pinoy Rebyu Score: When I was a child, I had a yaya who flourished in her fantastical stories. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: You end up getting sensitized – and it isn’t even half way through the whole movie.

It was a childhood replete with the most vivid tales of folk lore and superstitions. I had hoped that synopsid in a dark cinema house with few other people would amp up the scare factor. After this all sorts of bad stuff starts happening….

Drowning in the Familiar

An insatiably curious lil’ kitten with admittedly odd tastes in film and music, addicted to spicy food and berry wine coolers You’re a visceral writer. Topel Lee is not a competent story teller. I have never heard of such hogwash!

That definitely sounds like one of those sorts of movies I like, and both Topel Lee and Cristine Reyes have entertained me before in other Philippine horror efforts, so what are we waiting for?

Tumbok Movie Review – Drowning in the Familiar | ClickTheCity Movies

When Ronnie bangs at the door of the rambunctious students to ask synopssi to pipe down, they just ignore him. Overall the film has the feeling of many similar Indonesian and Thai films the good ones… Hehehe!!


Ryan Eigenmann and Lisa Moreno both have solid turns in supporting roles. Aloy Adlawan storyAloy Adlawan screenplay. Prior to the release of the novie, there was so much hype over the intense love scenes between the humbok. Trivia JC de Vera was initially attached in the lead role.

This site uses cookies. Yes No Report this. As always, the Philippine DVD is excellent. Children are resilient and learn to adjust in time.

Then compare this with the building used in the movie see the photo above. Notify me of new comments via email. We had it before with films like Sukob and Feng Shui The unit happens to be in a building located in the intersection of three roads, which is supposed to be bad luck for anyone synpsis there.

It is a sad case of been-there-seen-that. Notify me of new posts via email. Are these things related to their present home? Newer Post Older Post Home.