Year of the Lull

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

MMFF 2016: Oro plata woof-woof

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

MMFF2016: Kabisera ng buwan, at ang hangin ay may kalamigan…

Ahmsareeeh, was quoting this APO Hiking Society song (sing along here). Kailangan lang may kapitan ang lola mo sa pelikulang ito. Kasi kung ito ang unang napanood mo sa MMFF 2016, either bibitaw ka na agad o...matutulog na lang. O makikipaglambutchingan sa iyong jowa kasi malamig ang Disyembre at Enero. Anyway I digress. Here's why. … Continue reading MMFF2016: Kabisera ng buwan, at ang hangin ay may kalamigan…

MMFF2016: My briefer (pantyer?)

  I like this new MMFF logo. It cutely reflects both celluloid and digital via the wheel icons. Then there's Metro Manila icons within the jeep. And then there's movement, as this is an animated logo. The font is also reminiscent of the past Tourism Dept. campaign of "It's more fun in the Philippines!" Enter … Continue reading MMFF2016: My briefer (pantyer?)

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