For this year's race, Star Cinema's Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo earned top nods with eight nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actress. In close second is Unitel Pictures' Inang Yaya with six noms, including Best Picture, though director duo Veronica Velasco and Pablo Biglang-Awa weren't cited.
The three other Best Picture contenders are Centerstage Productions' Kaleldo, Star Cinema's Sukob, and MLR Films' Kubrador. These three films earned four nominations each.
A total of 26 films bagged nominations, with both commercial and indie films represented.
To me, the oddity of the lot is Sukob. Apart from Picture and Director nods, the horror hit's other two nominations are for Supporting Actor and Editin…