‘Mindanao’ Film Review 2, From Another Point of View

What’s great about art and consuming it is the gift of interpretation, reflection, and (more) research. Whether the art form is profound or not, there’s always something we can learn from it. Now, those learnings and interpretation are still based on how we were brought up, the things that shaped us, and most importantly, the things which we are most exposed to–our family, peers, the … Continue reading ‘Mindanao’ Film Review 2, From Another Point of View

CNA’s ‘Beyond the Viral Video’ Discusses the Effects of Social Media

Only a few of us would admit that we’re addicted to social media. It’s rarely discussed in the cute cat videos, senseless (and witty) memes, rubbish viral videos, and other trending content we mindlessly scroll through on our favorite social media platforms. The reality is that since many of us are on social media more than 4 hours a day, it already affects us significantly. … Continue reading CNA’s ‘Beyond the Viral Video’ Discusses the Effects of Social Media

Stream Acclaimed Japanese Films for Free at the JFFPlus Online Festival

Great News, Japophiles! Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there’s no stopping the annual Japanese Film Festival. However, since we are at the “new normal,” the Japan Film Festival is following health protocols. That’s why they’re bringing the filmfest online, which is safer, and not to mention, will bring in more viewers than if it were organized in cinemas. The Japan Film Festival (JFF) is an … Continue reading Stream Acclaimed Japanese Films for Free at the JFFPlus Online Festival

Join Patrick Starr, Wengie, and other influencers at the VIDCON NOW

Good news to all influencers and creators in Southeast Asia! VIDCON, the online community of online video and Digital creators, is coming to town! As a large community, VIDCON already has had ongoing sessions and events that feature all influencers and creators in the world. However, this time, they will focus on the impact of Southeast Asia’s digital people. The 3.5-hour VidCon Now virtual event … Continue reading Join Patrick Starr, Wengie, and other influencers at the VIDCON NOW

9 Tips for an Easier and Wiser Christmas Online Shopping

Christmas rush is coming, and countless online “discounts” are very tempting. Our brains have been trained to open our wallets and jump on every sale in an instant. However, everyone needs to know how to discern certain things when shopping online. Money doesn’t just fall off from trees, and we need to protect our finances, especially now that we’re at the onset of a pandemic, … Continue reading 9 Tips for an Easier and Wiser Christmas Online Shopping

12 Kawaii Items that will Bring Joy to Cat Lovers

I almost don’t remember a time when cats and kawaii culture were not so popular, and there may not be a time; it just didn’t get on my radar. These days, cats are the consistent internet stars, even more than dogs. Cats and Kawaii culture have always worked hand in hand in bringing joy to people like me, who could use even just a tiny … Continue reading 12 Kawaii Items that will Bring Joy to Cat Lovers

The 10 Happiest Songs, According to Science

2020 has not been kind to us. We are faced with a grueling pandemic, economic downturns, and several natural calamities. And they don’t show any signs of stopping. While COVID-19 vaccines show to be promising, it’s quite uncertain for the Philippines to get its hands on it, given its stature in the world. Aside from that, recent studies show that there will be at least … Continue reading The 10 Happiest Songs, According to Science

Minzy Joins Viva Artists Agency in the Philippines

Former 2ne1 member Minzy is unstoppable. After 2NE1’s breakup and leaving YG in 2016, she joined The Music Works and went solo. But after that didn’t work out, she set out on her own again and built her own agency, MZ Entertainment, just recently. Right after leaving The Music Works, she releases her single album called, Lovely. And now, she’s out to make waves in … Continue reading Minzy Joins Viva Artists Agency in the Philippines

Dead By Midnight: Rockstars and Comic Book Superheroes in One

Are you a fan of British electro-rock, comic books, games, VR, and otber multimedia? You get the best of all worlds with Dead By Midnight (DMB). Dead By Midnight is an English alternative and electro band that fuses comics and graphic novels, film, music video, web series, VR, games, immersive concerts in one fan experience. While music is their main forte, their storytelling and design … Continue reading Dead By Midnight: Rockstars and Comic Book Superheroes in One

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4 Reasons to Watch Netflix’s Sing On!

I’m not sure if you’ve already heard of Netflix’s Sing On! or if the Game Show was suggested to you by the streaming platform, but you are definitely missing out if you still haven’t watched a single episode! What is Sing On!? So, let me get you through the basics. Sing On! is a Reality Game Show on Netflix hosted by Tituss Burgess (of Unbreakable … Continue reading 4 Reasons to Watch Netflix’s Sing On!

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Listen to Luis Rabat Before the World Does

I have never been more excited about Mindanao’s music than after discovering Luis Rabat. While only releasing three songs to this date, he has been one of the few artists whom I believe have great potential to make it to the top. His songs are easy-listening, danceable, relatable, contemporary while maintaining to be on the range of at least three generations (Gen X, Millennials, and … Continue reading Listen to Luis Rabat Before the World Does