I am a fan of Trese, a Filipino horror/crime graphic novel created by writer Budjette Tan and artist KaJO Baldisimo. I have been the day I discovered the graphic novel at the Free Comic Book Day – Setting the Record in 2013. I was a little late because the graphic novel saw print in 2005.Continue reading “Thoughts on Netflix’s Trese Animated Series Season 1”
During the quarantine last year, more and more people turned to online streaming specifically to Netflix. There was a time that my social media feed was full with a list of the best documentaries. I have watched a few, but I did not review or share any in this blog. But over the weekend, IContinue reading “Thoughts on “Posible: SPED Students’ Pursuit of the Arts”, a Documentary Presented by Special Achievers”
A little note, before The Boy Foretold by the Stars (2020) they played a short film called Sina Alexa, Xander at ang Universe (Alexa, Xander and the Universe). If you want to read that review first, you may do so here. Now let’s get to the first MMFF entry that caught my eye.
Like the Cinemalaya and the JFF Plus: Online Festival, the 2020 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) also went online. The country’s annual film festival which runs from December 25 to the first weekend of January in the following year partnered with Globe’s GMovies and UPSTREAM. And from the usual eight films, MMFF expanded the selectionContinue reading “MMFF Student Short Film Entry: Sina Alexa, Xander at Ang Universe (2020)”
I am a fan of Jun Lana’s Die Beautiful, a 2016 drama and comedy film that premiered at the 29th Tokyo International Film Festival. The film won the Audience Award while the lead actor, Paolo Ballesteros won Best Actor. Die Beautiful (2016) garnered the attention it received. In fact, the film deserves more because ofContinue reading “Thoughts on The Panti Sisters (2019)”