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?

The future is here, but the future is not now

Or in short, a review of that film that made you quote lovelorn quips this love month. Or earlier if you caught this in its festival inception. THAT THING CALLED TADHANA (2014) d., s. Tonet Jadaone dop. Sasha Palomares sound. Jedd/Bryan Dumaguina c. Angelica Panganiban, JM De Guzman Pitch: Great concept. Fresh take on storytelling. … Continue reading The future is here, but the future is not now

SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING PANTS

[FROM MY OLD MULTIPLY SITE] originally posted at leaflens.blogspot.com ----------- SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING PANTS s. from the novel by ann brasshares since there's a dvd of this lying around somewhere here, i decided to watch it when i saw that the young adult literature (YAL) novel na pinagbasehan nito ay kasama sa "teens read … Continue reading SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING PANTS

ENDO

[FROM MY OLD MULTIPLY SITE] originally posted at leaflens.blogspot.com. -------- ENDO d. jade castro pitch: life of 6-month contractuals, one of the most visible in our work sector these days, as they approach their end of contract deals and begin new ones -- in relation to work and love life catch: anong nangyari sa visual … Continue reading ENDO