THE Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival announces the 10 finalists who will compete in the Short Film Category. The finalists are: Ang Gasgas na Plaka ni Lolo Bert by Janina Gacosta and Cheska Marfori; Ang Pagpakalma sa Unos (To Calm the Pig Inside) by Joanna Vasquez Arong; Excuse Me Miss Miss, Miss by Sonny Calvento; Fatigued by James Robin M. Mayo; Living Things by Martika Ramirez Escobar; Quing Lalam ning Aldo (Under the Sun) by Reeden Fajardo; Pabasa Kan Pasyon by Hubert Tibi; Tokwifi by Carla Pulido Ocampo; Utwas by Richard Jeroui Salvadico and Arlie Sweet Sumagaysay; and The Slums by Jan Andrei Cobey.
What? There’s another milk tea shop in the Metro?! It surely is a milk tea shop but saying it’s just another is an understatement. Now, why did I say that? First let me inform you that I was approached by sir Rob, one of the owners of Milk + Honey Café to try their products. Since I wasn’t familiar with the brand, I did my research. And the more I do, the more I feel their passion and appreciate the local brand.
A few weeks ago, we bought some avocados from The Grocer PH. We used the fruits to make my Abuelita’s Avocado Banana Dessert. If you haven’t seen it and want to make it, I hyperlinked the blog post and video for you. Now I would like to share with you that the Grocer PH is very kind to send over some avocados for us as well as another batch of Ojet’s Lecheng Maja. (Gracias, Direk Ojet.) We honestly can’t get over Direk Ojet’s Lecheng Maja. Again, I’m not cursing you. It’s really called Lecheng Maja because it has THREE layers of delicious – cream cheese, maja blanca and leche flan! *If you want to try it, you can order through Facebook or contact them at 02 8372 4145 or 0956 4903727.
I don’t know if you’ve tried this dessert before but I grew up loving my Abuelita Avocado Banana Dessert. It’s not too sweet but definitely one delicious dessert; not to mention, it’s very easy to make. Would you like to try it? Let’s make things even easier! Here’s a short video you can follow. Subscribe? 🙂
In my previous film review, I mentioned how I was surprised by the number of new shows and movies on Netflix. One of those new entries is Sunod (2019), a Filipino horror I wanted to watch during the Metro Manila Film Festival. But there are other shows I also wanted to watch so I created a list which I’m slowly getting through. Finally, I was able to see… Sunod (2019) 1h 40min | Horror Director: Carlo Ledesma It centres on a woman who’s desperate to find the cure to her daughter’s illness. She takes a job at a call centre, only to be haunted by the ghost in it. When trailers for the 45th Metro Manila Film Festival was slowly being released, I saw some great ones and not so much. Then I noticed, there wasn’t a horror genre. MMFF always have at least one horror entry yearly. So, I thought maybe there really isn’t one this year. Suddenly, a trailer dropped on Facebook. I scrolled through the post the video played. It was indeed …