Oscars 2020: Parasite, or the sublime analytic

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

Oscars 2020: Little Women, or ye of little faith in, um, womanhood?

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?

Oscars 2020: Jojo Rabbit, or the little Nazi that couldn’t

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

Cine Chika: ‘Mulan man o ‘Maraw… ano na ang galaw?

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?