Director's Showcase Picks: Ekstra, Sana Dati and Amor y Muerte

My Cinemalaya 2013 To-watch list

It’s a whole new year again, and the season for Filipino indie Movie Watchin’ is here. At first glance of the movie line up, there isn’t much that stands out and screams ‘WATCH MEEeee!’. In my case, I had to read the synopses of the movies and picked those that I think I’d be interested […]

MMFF 2013 Film #1: 10000 Hours

To put it simply: I loved it, and I’m glad I watched this first among this year’s entries. The action scenes are not exactly as flashy as say, Asiong Salonga. Probably Not too artsy as OTJ. It’s not overly stated. It’s grey and gritty, but it kept me on my toes. Even though it was […]

It's Cinemalaya Season, a wet one for 2013!

Cinemalaya 2013: Sana Dati, Ekstra and Instant Mommy

It’s Sana Dati, Ekstra and Instant Mommy  for the first Cinemalaya weekend, watching the first two at the CCP, and the last one at Greenbelt. I’m happy to report that it was well attended by the usual required-student-activity crowd, the creatives and the artsy-fartsy people of the metro (me included). Especially in the CCP screenings, you can’t […]

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Electronica OPM in June: Rico Blanco Live! at the Music Museum

This post was almost a month in the making. Recently there was a surge of concerts in Manila, left and right people were bringing in foreign artists to perform, and of course, local artists wouldn’t let themselves get behind. June was a month of OPM concerts and I really wanted to watch all of them […]