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
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 … More Queering the #Oscars2015 show
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 … More Queering the historic universe
Again, I was thinking of making a thorough cinematic review of this film but I deemed it fit to be part of my bunch of MMFF December articles for the Phil. Online Chronicles’ Pinoy LGBT channel instead. That’s because the film serves a double plus plus for the queer community via the character played by … More MMFF 2013: MY LITTLE BOSSINGS
Each year, I try to do a summary of the MMFF films and see how the LGBTQ community was mentioned, referred, treated or depicted in these films. It’s part of my duty as a contributing writer for the Pinoy LGBT channel of Phil. Online Chronicles. This year, it’s quite amusing to note that there is … More MMFF 2013: The queer overview
Well, I’m not really sure if I will do a very thorough analysis of GIRL BOY BAKLA TOMBOY for this space like what I did with 10000 HOURS in my previous post — unless you want me to heheh. Hm esep-esep pa ko k. But anyway, I already wrote something from a queer advocate’s point … More MMFF 2013: GIRL BOY BAKLA TOMBOY
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!