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Respeto - Treb Monteras

Respeto: A Must-See Film That Mirrors the Current Socio-Political Milieu


Got to catch a special screening of the film Respeto, the Best Picture recipient of Cinemalaya 2017, over the weekend in my alma mater UST. The event, organized the university’s official student publication, The Varsitarian, also paid tribute to the film’s director, Treb Monteras, who is a UST alumnus and was the Art Editor of the school paper during 2000-2001.…

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Kita Kita

The Things I Saw in “Kita Kita” (Warning: Not-so Spoiler-free)


By now, almost everyone has seen “Kita Kita,” a romantic-comedy movie topbilled by Alessandra de Rossi and Empoy Marquez that has become a surprise hit. As a refresher (because you’ve probably seen it already), the film revolves around two Filipinos living in Sapporo in Japan. Lea (Alessandra) is a tour guide who goes temporarily blind due to stress and heartache.…

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