All posts tagged: Trese

Filipino Films You Can Stream on NETFLIX Right Now

Yes, you read that right. Once upon a time, there were only two Filipino films on NETFLIX – “Birdshot” and “Metro Manila”. If you’ve read my “Birdshot” review by filmmaker Mikhail Red, you know that this is the first Filipino film released worldwide by Netflix. Birdshot (2016) Diego, a rural caretaker, shows his 14-year-old daughter Maya how to shoot a gun to learn self-sufficiency. She ends up killing an endangered Philippine eagle, bringing unforeseen and frightening consequences into their quiet life. Initial release: October 2016 (Japan) Director: Mikhail Red My thoughts: A COMING-of-age thriller: “Birdshot” by filmmaker Mikhail Red Metro Manila (2013) Oscar flees from a life of poverty and moves with his family to Manila. They fall victim to the hardened locals until Oscar finds work with an armoured car company. Release date: 9 October 2013 (Philippines) Director: Sean Ellis I honestly think (and probably you do, too) that there are numerous Filipino films that deserve to be seen worldwide. If NETFLIX is one of the gateways, then why not? If you have an …

Trese Book 6: High Tide at Midnight – The Comic Book Review

Following the story of Trese Book 5: Midnight Tribunal where many questions arose due to the emergence of Maliksi, the return of the Madame, and the appearance of Trese’s brothers is Trese Book 6: High Tide at Midnight. Similar to Book 5, High Tide at Midnight also moved away from the format of the earlier books. Despite that, the newest installment is action-packed marking the return of old friends and the rise of new evil. The sixth book is the thickest and probably the most difficult to get your hands on. As soon as it became available in bookstores, I went out to buy a copy. Unfortunately, they ran out and I didn’t want to go home disappointed. So I purchased the Kambal Trese mini-plush at Filbar’s P90 each!