Variety Magazine Praises Anne Curtis' Performance in BuyBust

For a local celebrity, it's definitely a big deal to be recognized by the international media. Anne Curtis was featured in Vogue last year for her impeccable style, but now, it’s her acting chops that got recognized by Variety Magazine.  Related: Anne Curtis Catches The Attention of VOGUE  After BuyBust‘s world premiere in the recently-held New York Asian Film Festival, Variety raved about the “superbly executed action film” by award-winning director Erik Matti.

From last night’s Q&A after the world premiere of BUYBUST. Couldn’t help but get emotional after seeing all the hard work pieced together on the big screen. 2 years of shooting told in 2 hours! 👊🏼 Thank you to everyone that came to our SOLD OUT premiere last night. We appreciate the applause and all the kind words we heard. Iba ung kilig, relief and happiness. Waking up to all the amazing reviews today has definitely made my year. ❤ Congratulations to the whole team! Congratulations to our Team Captain @erikmatti 🔪 Thank you so much @newyorkasianfilmfestival for hosting and having us! What a memorable festival this has been for me. Truly am grateful! 🇵🇭🇺🇸 SoKor you’re up next then PINAS! 📸: Arjeta Palevic

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Variety wrote: “In a radical departure from her usual rom-com roles, dual Australian-Filipino national Anne Curtis is convincing and charismatic as the determined and amazingly resourceful heroine. Performances from the rest of a huge cast are spot-on, right down to bit parts,” Another review from Film Pulse said that the film cemented Anne as a “bona-fide action star”, giving the movie an 8.5./10 rating. Read the full review hereBuyBust opens in the Philippines on August 1. Will you be watching? Read more: