TV and Film

Riding the wave that is life: A review of Siargao

In Philippine cinema, it’s easy to see that lighthearted, romance movies reign supreme. Inject a good-looking cast with some drama, and you’ve got the next blockbuster hit. In attempting to appeal to the Filipino masses, sentimental films...

The dead listen in: A review of Deadma Walking

One of the many curiosities of death is wondering what those left behind will say about the deceased. One hopes that they are all good things, but there is no way to tell. Deadma Walking, directed by Julius Alfonso and produced under T-Rex...

Of romance and virtue: A review of All of You

Metro Manila Film Festival veterans Derek Ramsay and Jennylyn Mercado return to the big screen this year with All of You, a heartfelt and gripping romance film. The film captures a realistic portrayal of the highs and lows of modern day...

A classic modernized: A review of Ang Panday

Angas. Astig. No one pulls off the late film icon Fernando Poe Jr.’s (FPJ) roles better than action star Coco Martin. Best known for playing police officer Cardo Dalisay in the hit ABS-CBN primetime TV series FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano, Martin makes...

Family first: A review of Meant to Beh

In director Chris Martinez’s latest offering, long-time couple Ron (Vic Sotto) and Andrea Balatbat (Dawn Zulueta) are living the dream in every way imaginable. They have three kids, are financially secure, and live a luxurious lifestyle. In the...


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