It seems like every other week there are a handful of Filipino movies that just won’t get a shot in the arm in the U.S. We have all seen a movie about a woman who falls in love with a man from another country.
And then we have a movie with a plotline about a boy who is in love and must go back home to visit his parents in Mexico and to save his little sister from an abusive husband.
But the list goes on and on, and every week a new Filipino movie hits the big screen.
And it’s not just a handful that make the cut: there are dozens more.
That’s a lot of movies that are missing from your Netflix queue, and it is a problem for Filipinos.
Why are we so eager to watch these movies?
The answer to that question is complex and it’s really complicated.
I will share it with you here: we Filipinos love Filipino movies, but we also love American movies.
That means we love movies about Filipinos, movies about American families, movies with Filipinos in them.
And there’s a big gap between those two groups.
Why do we love American films?
Here are a few reasons: American audiences have an appetite for Filipino stories.
While the Philippines is one of the poorest countries in the world, Filipinos are often seen as a people who value education, health care, and the rule of law.
And in an age when we are all more familiar with American films and TV, Filipino films offer a refreshing contrast.
This makes us think about our own culture, our own history, and our own aspirations in our country.
That is, we are interested in the way our country is, not the way it is.
The Filipino films we love are stories about Filipinas, American families and the American Dream.
And we love Filipino films because they show us that American movies can be great.
We can also appreciate the American culture we love, but with Filipino flair.
This is what makes Filipino movies so good: they are very American, and that is how we love them.
So what makes American films so bad?
The American films are generally short.
They don’t have too many plot lines and there are no long-term relationships between the main characters.
This means that Filipino films are not able to develop as much.
They can be told in a short time and without much buildup, but that is just the nature of a short film.
As a result, many Filipino films fall victim to the American trap of having a few good scenes and then giving up on them.
In the case of “Pangalang,” one of my favorite Filipino films, the main character starts off as a naive young boy, but soon realizes that he’s a boy trapped in a world where his parents are not happy.
The film’s lead actor, Josephine Pang, is a very likable and charming actress who was a standout in the TV series “Cagayan” and is a great choice to play a Filipino.
She also brings a lot to the role.
She is not only the right age but also a very sweet, loving and caring young girl.
She has a great laugh and is really fun to watch on screen.
But that’s about it.
The other problem is that American films often have very long scenes and often contain very graphic violence.
“The Hurt Locker,” for example, has a scene where a woman is being raped.
The scene has an estimated 1.3 minutes of content.
It’s long and heavy and there’s no way for the audience to feel anything from it.
And the only reason why we would be willing to watch that scene is because it is so graphic and disturbing.
But I would argue that it would be a mistake to view the scenes as graphic because they aren’t.
They are meant to show the brutal realities of our culture and society.
In fact, in the case “The Man From Another Place,” which is about a man who was imprisoned in the United States for two years for a crime he didn’t commit, the violence that is portrayed is completely out of proportion to the crime.
I have no idea how they came up with that number, but it’s just not right.
It could have been the result of a writer working on a screenplay, but there is no evidence to suggest that.
It makes more sense to view these scenes as a reflection of how the Philippines thinks about its own culture.
But why is the American film industry not doing better?
This is the real problem.
For decades, American filmmakers have been doing the impossible: they have to tell stories about Filipino characters.
But this has not been a good strategy.
Many Filipino actors who are not Filipino in their native languages are used as models for American movies and TV shows.
We don’t know how they feel about being cast in these movies.
They might think it is an injustice to use them for this kind of work.
Or maybe they feel that the film industry is using them for something else: to be used