"So Stupid, It's Compelling"
He begins by saying, "I'm not sure what gay filmmakers in the Philippines have been smoking lately, and I'm not sure I'd want some." But he gives the Padilla/Padilla starrer the honor of "critic's pick!"
It's like that unconfirmed rumor where European (or was it Japanese) cineastes loved Gagamboy. There's really something in our films that they see that we apparently can't, and that's not necessarily a bad thing.