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Sunday, 19 August 2018

Opinion

REVIEW | Signal Rock: Smart and entertaining

In Signal Rock, Chito Roño takes us to the northernmost island of the entire Visayan archipelago — Biri Island, Northern Samar. Then he zooms...

REVIEW | The Day After Valentine’s

I didn’t know that working as help in a secondhand goods (ukay-ukay) store could be so lucrative that you could afford a round-trip ticket...

Cinemalaya 2018 report Part 2

MAMANG Mamang (Celeste Legaspi) lives alone in an old pre-war house in Manila with her unemployed adult son, Ferdie (Ketchup Eusebio). Old age depresses Mamang...

CINEMALAYA 2018 REPORT: PART 1

For this year’s Cinemalaya Film Festival, with the theme “Wings of Vision,” there are 10 full-length feature films for the main competition. Here is...

Invest in yourself

As a Life Coach, I am trained to lead my coachee to a shift in mindset, which is basically what it takes to get...

REVIEW | BuyBust

Fantasy gore Another work of art inspired by the Duterte era, BuyBust is the latest glossy Hollywoodesque movie from the celebrated Erik Matti (the excellent...

REVIEW | Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Goosebumps — not in a good way Astonishingly, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is not budging from local theaters and is still going strong...

A compelling tribute to the Eraserheads

While it was partly inspired by a popular dance craze in the early 1970s, “Ang Huling El Bimbo” is anything but upbeat. As a matter...

REVIEW | Pamilya Ordinaryo Nothing beyond

““There are plenty of scenes that are meaningless. duardo Roy, Jr. of Quick Change fame now brings us to the streets of Manila to tell...