Aldub’s Tayong Dalawa commercial: An Emotional Rollercoaster for Aldubnation

This blog post is for my fellow Aldub fans and to all the people continually being brainwashed and trapped by industrialization and the evil that is advertising. I’m a hypocrite, yes I am, and it will further show in this post that me, you, and everyone else cannot escape from this prison. Last Friday, August 2, the new Mcdonald’s commercial was released. They ought to … Continue reading Aldub’s Tayong Dalawa commercial: An Emotional Rollercoaster for Aldubnation

Citizen Jake: on Activism, Pessimism, and the Corleones

I was really excited to watch Citizen Jake because first of all, one of my favorite directors from what I believe the Golden age of the Philippine cinema is (during the 70s to 80s), Mike de Leon, directed it. It’s his first film after 18 years, the last one being Bayaning 3rd World, which is one of my favorites. Among the greatest directors in the … Continue reading Citizen Jake: on Activism, Pessimism, and the Corleones

DP2: How Wade came to be my favourite superhero

This blog post contains spoilers, but don’t worry, each sentence/paragraph has a warning. I am no comic book superhero fan. Nor do I ever put their movie franchises on a pedestal. I even criticize them, to the point of finding the unexpected pleasure of watching them just a few days short of their premiere. I find it really fulfilling that I could detect their political … Continue reading DP2: How Wade came to be my favourite superhero

Stanley Kubrick’s Genius: A Clockwork Orange and Eyes Wide Shut

For the past days, I have been a homebody, and surprisingly, I survived. Survival must not even be the term to be used. Whoa I had a good time baby! My current addiction is watching movies! I have been watching a lot of not-so mainstream films and reading plots of films I have yet to watch. I’ll try to review some of them decently if … Continue reading Stanley Kubrick’s Genius: A Clockwork Orange and Eyes Wide Shut

Goodbye Lenin! Movie Review

Flashback blog: Sept. 2007 After and while the film was showing, I was thinking of how good the storyline was. A son doing everything so that his mother won’t find out an important thing that would cause her death is very realistic because any son or daughter would probably do that to his mother so that he/she won’t lose her. The film showcased the events … Continue reading Goodbye Lenin! Movie Review