Sound engineering is also good. Finding a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or view the David Blyth-directed movie via subscription can be difficult, so we here at Moviefone want to do the work for you. Matteo, Ina, Beverly, Robert and Kakai were good support as well. Aside from that, the visual editing on some of the scary scenes especially the climax is a bit goofy instead of scary. Kim will be playing the role of the titular ghost bride. Also, the plot lacks enough excitement since its a little bit stretched with some scenes and it lacks the intensity required on majority of the horror sequences.
She and her four other siblings were raised by their paternal grand mother in Cebu. When all means of income seem to be pointless, the mysterious Angie Lao Alice Dixson offers Mayen tons of money in exchange for her participation in a ghost wedding, where she will be married to a deceased man. She is the daughter of William Chiu, a Chinese businessman from Mindoro and Louella Yap who passed away in 2013. I can see a big improvement with her acting skills specially in a horror movie. Financial difficulties push Mayen Chiu to the breaking point. Offline, Fiona is a radio jock at Baguio City's 96. It sounds more like a parody or an insult than a legitimate Chinese.
What I also like about Ghost Bride is its creative utilization of the cultural elements in the scary scenes. I really like the particular scene where Mayen sees the four ghosts of the Chinese servants for the first time. She also managed an in-house radio station for a local university for almost 4 years. She was an effective Chinese match-maker too. Its like you are watching a Chinese Horror movie shot in the Philippines. Scenes were well-shot; the lighting was good; the sound design was serviceable.
Fancy watching '' in the comfort of your own home? But the movie ironically just keeps dipping itself into absurdity once the inciting incident came into the picture. She plays the drums too. Another Filipino horror movie about a particular Chinese tradition? To save her family from being homeless and her father suffering from a heart condition, Mayen desperately agrees to take the offer of a Chinese matchmaker for a huge amount of money. First of all, I feel like that the plot was put into waste. Ghost Bride somehow disappoints in being a Star Cinema Horror masterpiece.
It feels so rushed and unnecessary. Somehow, expectations are high for Direk Chito Rono especially that I am personally disappointed with his latest Feng Shui 2. There was a short swordfight in the climax. With unfortunate events that beset Mayen's Kim Chiu family, she will be torn between living a normal yet difficult life or accepting a strange business proposal called the Ghost Wedding in exchange for wealth and a comfortable life for her loved ones. She has been branching out in the media industry for a decade now. The movie is truly a breakthrough film in Pinoy Horror industry with its creative approach to an ancient tradition shot in beautiful color grading, featuring real Chinese temples and depicting accurate Chinese traditions.
In terms of overall Cinematography and Production design, Ghost Bride exceeded its expectation to effectively interpret an old Chinse Tradition and successfully inject horror and mystery in it. This movie is directed by Chito Rono under Star Cinema. We've listed a number of streaming and cable services - including rental, purchase, and subscription alternatives - along with the availability of 'Ghost Bride' on each platform. I have to commend Direk Chito on that. It was scary and suspenseful when it has to be. She then faced the consequences of this agreement that threatens her life and the life of her loved ones as well. How I wish they could have turned around their interpretation of hell or purgatory in the climax.
. The scenes in the Nepal temple with real monks are just so majestic and very impressive for a Pinoy movie. As the movie progresses, it loses grip through unnecessary and ineffective horror sequences that could have been better with a darker and much creepier execution and weak character build-up and focus as the story unfold its mysteries. Want to know what the movie's about? Okay… After the Feng Shui franchise, director Chito S. What I like about their Production design is its consistency with the Chinese culture plus a very affecting interpretation of poverty within the identified cultural background. Download and Watch The Ghost Bride 2017 with English Subtitle.
Santos revealed that Chiu is the first and only choice for the role. Kim Chiu is impressive in the film. For exciting video features, subscribe at my. Lastly, sudden and forced love sub-plot is forced. Unfortunately, Ghost Bride fails to impress and even scare me despite its superb Production design and depiction of the ancient Chinese Culture of a Ghost Marriage. The movie did not bother at all to establish Mayen as a capable swordsman.
If you are in for some popcorn horror fun, the movie might please you. Gotta give credit where credit is due… The first part of the movie was efficient. I really love the Cinematography of the movie specifically the first part. Roño brings us back to the world of Chinese-inspired horror in the form of The Ghost Bride, with Kim Chiu as the title character. Immediately after the agreement, however, she and her family are haunted by evil spirits.