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 … More MMFF 2016: Oro plata woof-woof
That a documentary film, a full-length one at that, was included in the MMFF 2016 line-up signifies that the right people (or at least a handful maybe) are sitting there at the selection committee of this fest the past year. And good to know that they have enough sensibilities to consider all kinds of films … More MMFF2016: Sunday’s best, all year long
September was a happy time for new film releases that are not made under the auspices of film production companies that either mangle brilliant scripts by letting them “be critiqued” by their lupon of creative consultants or don’t touch inanely written “template films” (read: nagawa mo na ‘yan last year direk and the year before … More Have a gay day the “indie film” way yey!
Did you miss me? I know you did. Aminin! Life was just sweepingly hectic in more ways than one. But since this hibernation break, I thought of blogging more in order to get back on track. But before I do that, I’ll ease into it a bit. I actually wrote some stuff which … More Roll cam, roll life
Or in short, here’s my review of the “independently-produced” movie still showing in commercial cinemas right now. Wagi in fairness sa longevity ha. Ikaw na, Remington! Chos. ZOMBADINGS 1: PATAYIN SA SHOKOT SI REMINGTON (2011) d. Jade Castro p. Origin8 s. Raymond Lee, Michiko Yamamoto, Jade Castro c. ayan read the poster obvious naman haller … More Awaaard si vakler dahil tegi sa logic
Since I’m currently in the state of straddling the line between the poverty of creativity (poverty of creativity talaga!) of other people, I should add, and walking out of their spheres of influence (don’t wanna be affected/infected/deflected on) wala lang, let’s review this film. And maybe later, I’ll decode for you that cryptic opening haha. … More Cinemalaya 2011: Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank
NETPAC means Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema. Yearly, they do a selection of independently-produced full-length films and shortlist two handfuls of them flicks, showcase them and then select one winning film from that batch. Or something like that. This year, the NETPAC films from the Philippines were also showcased during the Cinemalaya independent … More NETPAC 2011: Local Girls