Spinderella cut it up one time!

Or in short, here's my take on this year's remake of a tale as old as time, but the messaging is as problematic as ever. Yes, I know it's as predictable as hell but it still needs to be scrutinized, especially these days when media bombards women and girls with questionable embedded values. CINDERELLA (2015) … Continue reading Spinderella cut it up one time!

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

korean sampler: IL MARE

[FROM MY OLD MULTIPLY SITE] NOTE: AN OLD REVIEW, JUST CROSS-POLLINATING HERE FOR NEW GROWTH SPURTS (sept 2006) --------------------------- "siworae" (time-transcending love) in korean i've been hearing about this film from my students who really dig korean movies. it was only last tuesday that i got to watch it on the big screen during the … Continue reading korean sampler: IL MARE