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 […]

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Connoisseur Travels: The Farm at San Benito for the Non-Shushal (Being There)

So I arrived at The Farm around noon of Tuesday. I even remembered being greeted “Hello” by a caucasian foreign guest together with the staff once I approached the reception desk. The reception area reminded me of Japanese houses with adjoined rooms and no doors, while the interiors made me recall Manila’s Coconut Palace, only […]

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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 […]

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