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Netflix’s Squid Game and the Nemesis of Equality

Netflix’s recent survival K-drama series Squid Game aims to address our qualms for equality. While Squid Game is an exciting survival series, what I love about it most is the political commentary behind its fascinating premise. Our world today is bombarded with inequality. Everywhere we go, we see inequality. And it sucks. We see that the world is a tall pyramid where very few enjoy … Continue reading Netflix’s Squid Game and the Nemesis of Equality

Kanojo Wa Kirei Datta / She Was Pretty Review

Kanojo Wa Kirei Datta / She Was Pretty Review

I just finished Kanojo Wa Kirei Datta, or She Was Pretty, the Japanese remake. It’s like I lost another friend after watching it, but I’m thinking of watching it again (and yes, I also rewatched the Korean version). So She was Pretty, which started in Korea, is definitely one of the best dramas ever. While it’s not as overrated as other dramas, it has one … Continue reading Kanojo Wa Kirei Datta / She Was Pretty Review

GrabFood Restaurant Picks, Based on Your TV Series Marathon

It’s the Kadayawan month! Even if we’re practicing the covid-19 protocols, there’s no excuse not to have fun. Thanks to technology, we can still enjoy the festive season. Since the grand lockdown of last year, people have come to devour and look for creative ways to enjoy their own homes. For a festive time like Kadayawan, what comes to mind is always food. This year, … Continue reading GrabFood Restaurant Picks, Based on Your TV Series Marathon

Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning Review: The Philosophy of Killing

Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning Review: The Philosophy of Killing–I never expected that an action film would be as poignant and thought-provoking as this. For someone who watched the entire Rurouni Kenshin movie series and who is a fan of the OVA, they would expect a touching drama that finally closes the entire franchise. Although Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning did not have much politics and more … Continue reading Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning Review: The Philosophy of Killing

K-Pop Road Movie ‘K-Pop: Lost in America’ is in the Works

As K-Pop is taking over the world, the robust and flamboyant genre is already taking music and culture altogether. To all rock n’ roll extremists out there, this is the reality. While many are still gazing and reminiscing over our favorite rock n’ roll road films like Oz and the fan-favorite cult classic Almost Famous, a musical road movie is in the works. This time, … Continue reading K-Pop Road Movie ‘K-Pop: Lost in America’ is in the Works

Rurouni Kenshin: The Final Movie Review

Everyone will agree that Rurouni Kenshin live-action series is one of the best adaptations in Japanese entertainment. If you compare it to the likes of other shonen manga and anime adaptations to film, movies like Bleach, Attack on Titan all fall short of what Rurouni Kenshin has come to be. Mix it with the best actors, crew, the cinematographer, and director, and you get the … Continue reading Rurouni Kenshin: The Final Movie Review

Rurouni Kenshin: The Final Official Main Trailer

Rurouni Kenshin: The Final Official Main Trailer Review

After all the countless teasers, Rurouni Kenshin: The Final Official Main Trailer has been released! I couldn’t be more excited! I’ve been waiting for both the prequel and sequel to my beloved shonen anime film adaptation. Like what was expected, Rurouni Kenshin: The Final official main trailer and the things fans have been looking forward are very promising. Since I’m so giddy with excitement, I’m … Continue reading Rurouni Kenshin: The Final Official Main Trailer Review

Rurouni Kenshin: The Final / The Beginning will be Available in IMAX

You read that right, guys! The most anticipated movie of the year here in Asia and even worldwide, Rurouni Kenshin: The Final / The Beginning, will be Available in IMAX, 4DX, and MX4D. The social media manager of Rurouni Kenshin announced on both Twitter and Instagram. Since May of 2020, Japanese cinemas have reopened and adapted to the new normal, with the essential covid-19 safety … Continue reading Rurouni Kenshin: The Final / The Beginning will be Available in IMAX

An Animated Adaptation of The Terminator Series is Confirmed

You heard it right! An animated adaptation of The Terminator Series is already confirmed and almost in the works! It will be shown and distributed by Netflix. According to a report by Deadline, studio Production I.G. will handle the animation, while Mattson Tomlin (writer of The Batman starring Robert Pattinson) will be the showrunner and executive producer. Related: Space Sweepers Movie Review: A Glimpse of … Continue reading An Animated Adaptation of The Terminator Series is Confirmed

Hana Nochi Hare Review

On February 8, the Kapamilya Channel started airing a Tagalog-dubbed Hana Nochi Hare every weekday at 9:00 AM. I decided to watch the Japanese drama ahead via an online streaming site to check all the commotion behind it. Now, here’s my Hana Nochi Hare Review. Almost three years after its initial release in Japan, I have wrapped up Hana Nochi Hare’s 11 episodes. It wasn’t … Continue reading Hana Nochi Hare Review