Queering the #Oscars2015 show

I don't know about you but I wasn't so happy with the Academy Awards this year. Aside from Neil Patrick Harris having some lame-o jokes na kailangan pang i-explain, the whole show did away with some of the add-ons that make the Oscars the Oscars in previous years. Like for instance, each award should have … Continue reading Queering the #Oscars2015 show

Queering the historic universe

Oscars 2015 rush started with this film for me. So here are a few thoughts. Queers, listen up! THE IMITATION GAME d. Morten Tyldum s. Graham Moore from the book by Andrew Hodges c. Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley Pitch: A glimpse into the life of Alan Turing whom we might be neglecting as the dude … Continue reading Queering the historic universe

Have a gay day the “indie film” way yey!

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 … Continue reading Have a gay day the “indie film” way yey!

Awaaard si vakler dahil tegi sa logic

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 … Continue reading Awaaard si vakler dahil tegi sa logic

Queering Cinemalaya 2011

In the interim, here's a recap of queer representations at the Cinemalaya 2011, an  article I wrote for POC Pinoy LGBT channel. Independently-produced digital full-length films were showcased last July 2011 at the seventh Cinemalaya Film Festival at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) which were also shown at the University of the Philippines’ … Continue reading Queering Cinemalaya 2011