It’s A Mens World Book Review

“Isang sulyap sa mundo ng alaala (Isa lang ha!)”

“Manghihinayang ka, tapos maiinis ka sa buhay tapos maiiyak ka tapos magagalit ka. Tapos mare-realize mo, wala ka palang magagawa. Hanggang ganyan lang ang papel mo: ang makaramdam ng ganitong emosyon sa ganitong pagkakataon,” Bebang Siy, Emails, 158, It’s A Mens World.
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Naermyth Book Review

“Never were they myth”

Filipinos, being a uniquely-formed race, has various cultures that hones the Filipino generation of today. Despite the modernization that the fast generation perceives in order to catch up with the fast-growing globalization, one can never forget that once in their childhood days, together with the palo and the sermon, is a story that will bring every Filipino child under his blanket, holding their rosary, and praying that it won’t eat their liver—a story of lore and folktales. A myth that lived through the imaginations of Karen Francisco’s Naermyth, for her, what if?

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3-Iron Movie Review

“Silent Zero”

Behind the smiles and the frowns, the sadness and the joy in tears, is an emotion that no words could ever explain. Done with the ordinary days, for love could turn a normal world, upside down. Kim ki-duk’s 3-iron gave a hard grip onto reality and dream’s transportation tunnel, which made the viewers left hanging in space and shout their emotions in silence. A true sample of knowing the rules and breaking it, for the ‘absurdism’ of the film made it more explicit and one of a kind.

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Movie Review

“The best kind of prize is a surprise”

Oozing with irresistibly, creamy, sweet-filled world that anyone could ever imagine is beyond the bars of the big, steel gate. It is a white castle with lots of colourful surprises inside. Assorted candies, gums, chocolate falls and fudge, whipped cream, jellies, and all sweets are like cloud nine in Willy Wonka’s factory – a factory that came to life as Tim Burton put into visuals the writings of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the chocolate factory. It is a story that brings its viewers back to their childhood days and to their greatest cravings for sweets. This is truly an irresistible treat for all ages.

 

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