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.It was something exciting for me, having met Treb during our school paper days. He’s got…view post
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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…view post
Among the Disney Princess animated movies, Beauty and the Beast is my favorite. The songs in the 1991 movie make up the big chunk of the reason. Part of it is also because Belle doesn’t fit the “damsel in distress” trope. So when news of a live-action version came about, I was pretty skeptical about the outcome.