SUPERPSYCHOCEBU, the Philippines’ first and only stoner film, is more than just a cannabis-riddled artform. It is a Philosophical film. Its writers proliferate societal and psychological affairs that go beyond being “stoned.” Being “high” or “stoned” means going past our conscious brain (beta) to think or create new streams of consciousness–our subconscious, and opening up the alpha or the theta part of the brain. For … Continue reading ‘SUPERPSYCHOCEBU’ Film Review
Lee Min Ho and Kim Go Eun’s latest Korean drama, The King Eternal Monarch, premiered yesterday, April 17, with an overwhelming response making it the highest-rated weekend drama in its first episode. In Nielsen Korea’s ratings, the drama recorded 11.4% and 12.9% average viewership ratings for its first two episodes on Friday night. The first episode also premiered on Netflix and Korean drama fans have … Continue reading ‘The King: Eternal Monarch’ Becomes Highest Rated Weekend Drama to Premiere
I’m sure many of you have not yet come to terms with Henry Cavill not renewing his DCEU’s Superman slate, despite several rumors that he’ll come back as our beloved Clark Kent for the second installment of Shazam this year. Henry Cavill said that he would have to leave DCEU to focus on Netflix’s The Witcher. So far, the series’ mass reach has been limited, … Continue reading Would you Consider Chris Hemsworth as Superman? Check out this Fanart.
I hope this Itaewon Class Review will make you think as much as the controversial Korean Drama did. Saeroyi (played by Park Seo-jun), the idealistic protagonist in this Korean drama, painted me a picture of Utopia. The ideal world and the moral values which were instilled in him by his picture-perfect father drives his purpose in life. His idealism achieved success in a political business … Continue reading Itaewon Class Review: A K-Drama Disguised as an Arthouse
Jang Dae-Hee (wonderfully played by Yoo Jae Myung), owner of the Jang Group, and the main villain of the Netflix Korean Drama, Itaewon Class lets us in on how an oligarch thinks, based on the current status of our world’s class divide. I’ll be honest. I’m only on the second episode of this Park Seo-Joon starrer drama. However, it’s like I’ve already completed its episodes … Continue reading ‘Itaewon Class Episode 2’ Review: Your Inside Guide to Oligarchs
No one can ever write about an actor as vividly as his close relations, co-actors, and directors, or perhaps a fan who has been following his work for many years. However, I am quite enamored by Max von Sydow, not because of a necessary tribute, but because as good an actor he was, I found a little space for him in the cinephile division of … Continue reading Max von Sydow Tribute: One of the Kingpins of World Cinema
One of the predicaments in our country today is the supposed non-renewal of the franchise of the biggest media broadcasting corporation, ABS-CBN. While I have no business about the issues the media giant is facing (I believe it would be impossible for them to go off-air), I lie if I say I won’t be curious if ever they lose in the end. I mean, what … Continue reading Everywhere Alessandra De Rossi Goes, we will Follow
Hyun Bin’s acting career has been a hell of a roller coaster with its ups and downs, but he always manages to come back to the superstar that he is. His breakthrough role was in My Name is Kim Sam Soon, along with Kim Sun-a, which remains one of the Korean dramas with high ratings. He then moved on to eclectic roles, from mainstream to … Continue reading The Third Rising of Hyun Bin