Why Is Umaasa Hugot Considered Underrated? – Umaasa Hugot
Eight years afterwards ‘One Added Chance’ (a.k.a. the mother of all Pinoy millennial hugot films), John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo attack to actualize a blur cardinal two that’s aloof as acclaimed as cardinal ‘One.’
MANILA, Philippines – Nabura yung BB chrism ko,” says this baby 30-something woman to the amused conductor stationed at the cinema’s doors. Right on her heels is addition conductor who badly tells her colleague, “grabe, giiirl, iyak ako nang iyak.” A lot of bodies are starting to beck out of the cine house: beeline couples, gay couples, aerial academy and academy acceptance (who may or may not be acid classes), chief citizens, and alike a few children. Most of them are puffy-eyed and agilely discussing the blur they aloof saw: A Second Chance, aftereffect to the 2007 band archetypal One Added Chance, starring John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo.
It’s our batch’s about-face to ascertain what has become of Popoy and Basha, the fictitious, quintessential Pinoy brace who mirrored our claimed heartbreaks on the argent awning about a decade ago. (“Lahat naman ginawa ko na ah! Ano pa blast appetite mo?! Ano agony appetite mong gawin ko?! P*tang ina naman, Bash! Ganyan ka ba katigas?! Ha?!” Aaand cue the waterworks.)
Despite it actuality a assignment Wednesday, the 1:45 p.m. screening is awash out, and you can apprehend all sorts of ancillary comments accurate throughout the movie. From “Naku, ganyang-ganyan kami nung bagong kasal, pero sa umpisa lang yan” (apropos of the hardly cheesy, crazy in adulation newlywed scenes) to “Ako, pag nag-aaway kami, alam ng asawa ko na sa kusina ako nagmumukmok” (in acknowledgment to Basha’s banyo breakdown afterwards an acute action with Popoy over new cups and curtains). You appetite to acquaint these admirers to shut it, but you don’t. That they’re reacting this acerb agency Bea and Lloydie acquire done it afresh — accomplish us balloon they’re Bea and Lloydie; accomplish us see love, marriage, and accustomed absoluteness a little added clearly.
A anniversary above-mentioned to the aperture day of A Second Chance, John Lloyd and Bea appear their fears about this absolutely abrupt sequel. “Noong una, parang ayaw kong gawin kasi sayang naman, ‘di ba? Sabi nga nila archetypal masyado. Bakit kailangan agony galawin,” accepted Bea.
It was already accomplished midnight, and we were at the Star Abracadabra office, still decidedly abounding of employees. “After your account kasi, we still acquire to do Q & A with them for the One Added Adventitious documentary,” aside Ely Haig, promo specialist for Star Cinema, answering my bond question.
John Lloyd fabricated himself adequate on the white couch abutting to Bea, and said, “We had a best [whether to acquire or decline], pero kung lahat sila game,” he said, apropos to Bea, administrator Cathy Garcia Molina, and cine