I watched this one because it's part of the Academy Award nominees. But Korean cinema and I go a long way back lol. Slight. Kasalanan ng Philippine cinema ito. But methinks I have to go back to more K-movies and watch the good ones I missed. Sige game. But first, this one. PARASITE (2019) d. … Continue reading Oscars 2020: Parasite, or the sublime analytic
My Gen X tita self is not too pleased with this Millennial take on a classic timeless book I love. Okay end of rebyu. Char! Hayst. Kasi naman. Sige payn game. Read this dissertation lol. You've been warned. LITTLE WOMEN (2019) d. Greta Gerwig s. Greta Gerwig based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott … Continue reading Oscars 2020: Little Women, or ye of little faith in, um, womanhood?
I've been fairly disappointed with many of the Academy Awards' nominations this year, but there have been some glimmers of hope. This film is one of them. Kaya eto, napabalikwas ang lola mo at biglang napa-blog ulit dahil sa kanya. Balak ko namang itodo talaga ulit ang film reviewing life ko lately. Hassle lang si … Continue reading Oscars 2020: Jojo Rabbit, or the little Nazi that couldn’t
Logline Note: A former film professor colleague of mine suggested that I post some film and pop culture-related thoughts I've been publishing on Facebook dito sa rather stagnant-ish film review blog ko. In an effort to re-populate my blog again, oo nga, I will do just that, since sometimes, talking about events and thoughts surrounding a … Continue reading Cine Chika: ‘Mulan man o ‘Maraw… ano na ang galaw?
Hello folks! It seems like I skipped a whole year, again, without putting a review out there. I've actually been doing that more on my public Instagram account whenever I post mini-reviews of films I see, which also get cross-posted sa public author's page ko sa FB. You can follow that account if you like: … Continue reading Year of the Lull
A.K.A. ang pagbabalik ng Manyunyugi ng Pelikulang Panget, or in short, should I come back with this comeback? Or would I survive reviewing this revival-ish of a film? Ma at pa, beh. Ma at pa. So sige, keber lang. I'm back, bichezzz! STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI (2017) d., s. Rian Johnson p. Lucasfilm/Disney chuva … Continue reading War of the Woulds
I'm not even going there, folks. I know ORO has a lot of controversy surrounding it, but we'll be barking up the wrong tree if I'll focus on it hehe. Google niyo na lang mga bes. For me, it's irrelevant to discuss here because I want to focus on the film itself, because I think … Continue reading MMFF 2016: Oro plata woof-woof