(READ: Watch out for a 'older, more mature' KathNiel in 'The Hows of Us '). On September 26, 2018, the figure rose to $2.3 million. We recently caught The Hows Of Us, starring Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo, and we were stunned, to say the least.Considering how much we’ve picked on DP for both his acting and singing, we were pleasantly surprised to instead be impressed by his vast improvement in both, going by this film. Patricia, a tomboyish teenage girl who fell in love with her childhood best friend, Ivan. Red still became quite a bad person, but realizing who she really is gives her context, making her a sympathetic villain — and vice versa. In the movie's final moments, Addie realizes — or perhaps just finally admits to herself — that she is the double from the underground, who strangled the original Addie and took her place in the world, leaving the original Addie shackled to a bunk bed below to begin a new life as Red. After 2 weeks of showing abroad, The Hows of Us breach the two-million-US-dollar mark ($2.043 million) announced by TFC on Twitter. Keep your little bookworms engaged outside of the classroom with our selection of the very best literary adaptations. The film really doesn't offer anything new. We’re desperate to hold on to what’s “ours”, and that zero-sum game is represented by the uprising of the doubles. After meeting again at an awards ceremony, a former couple discover they still have a connection. It marked Garcia-Molina's second collaboration with Bernardo and Padilla after the 2014 hit film She's Dating the Gangster. Five days after, it earned ₱279.5 million, making it the biggest opening weekend of a Filipino film of all time. While the viewer is first inclined to think that Addie's visit to the "Find Yourself" attraction is what triggered her doubling, the ending demonstrates that the doubles already existed underground long before she arrived. Us sets up the stakes pretty early on, establishing a premise of sinister, slasher-movie doppelgängers — doubles of people with unknown but apparently murderous motives. The fact that he is a revelation in this film, and the fact that (judging even just from the trailer), his character, Primo, goes through a redemption arc of his own, should prove this point, even if a second chance doesn’t necessarily mean getting back together with that someone. We can’t live in peace with these doubles; only one can survive, and as we see in the Red/Adelaide relationship, there’s not enough to go around. Since then, he's been on a mission to find better memories with Philippine cinema. Get Out had a lot to say, but Us is arguably twice as big, twice as bold, and twice as ambitious as its predecessor, ramping up both the blood-and-guts horror content and the social commentary that helped win its predecessor an Oscar. Conversely, if a “soul” does exist, then it can just as easily be worn away by circumstance. We’re going to talk about Winston Duke’s boxer-shorts moment. There is enough sparkle in, Watch out for a 'older, more mature' KathNiel in 'The Hows of Us. But Ivan sees her only as his best friend, and he fell in love with Patricia's cousin, Angel. In her recollections, she wandered into the hokey Shaman's Vision Quest, found herself in the darkness, and then returned to her panicking parents after almost an hour had passed. View production, box office, & company info. Us follows the Wilson family - Adelaide (Lupita Nyong'o), Gabe (Winston Duke), Zora (Shahadi Wright Joseph) and Jason (Evan Alex) - on vacation … #TheHowsOfUs will have regular screenings in Vietnam and Indonesia soon! Not anymore, though. When the trailer was out, I had high expectations. Remember what Red told Adelaide — they're humans, too, you know. Though translations differ, the sentiment is pretty clear: "It's payback time." The film is a story about the young couple Primo (Padilla) and George (Bernardo), who dreams of growing old together. Bernardo plays the long-suffering girlfriend with enough earnestness to render the inherent naiveté of her character as initially endearing, making the heartache she would later encounter quite affecting. Jordan Peele has described Us as being about the fear of the other, and the self-destructive tendencies that fear can cultivate. Heck, if a movie called One More Chance  deserved a second chance, who doesn’t? Was this review helpful to you? She's not a valiant mother fighting to protect her family from an otherworldly threat — she's a panicking fugazi who spent her whole life waiting for the other shoe to drop, so good at deception that she's deceived even herself. Primo, who supposedly has matured from his sudden disappearance, wants George back in his life. How? What does the ending of Us really mean? A young couple dream of growing old together as they as they deal with the struggles of being in a long-term relationship. Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. In a logistical sense, nothing can explain how the doubles are created. For some, this may cause you to double back on the movie and wonder if all of “Adelaide’s” actions are actually in service to the doubles, but the “how” of it, as I’ve explained before, is ultimately far less interesting. Add the first question. Ano sinasabi ng tiga-Amsterdam kapag nakarinig siya ng baduy na joke? The film also broke many records in a span of 5 days, such as highest single-day gross for a local film; a staggering ₱82.4 million alone on September 2, 2018,[9] and the highest number of cinemas opened for any local film with 435 on September 2, 2018. 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George, who is trying her best not to fall for Primo's familiar charms, wants to sell the house to earn money to pay for the medical treatment of his younger brother (Darren Espanto). This FAQ is empty. SEPARATE WAYS. By using our Services, you agree to our use of cookies. [28], Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), Gawad Pasado 2019 ng Pampelikulang Samahan ng mga Dalubguro, Entertainment Editors' Choice Awards for Movies (EDDY'S) 2019, 2018 film directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina, Kathryn Bernardo portrays Georgina "George" Reyes, "Tweet Scoop: 'The Hows of Us' is Next Movie of KathNiel with Cathy Garcia.