My Top 10 most favorite tribute songs for mom

Happy Mother’s Day! This is one of the very few worldly celebrations that is worthy of being sensationalized. Most mothers have done their part and perhaps their best in raising their children, and what better way to thank them than celebrating their love for a day in a year (or maybe even more)? Whether our mothers have been a positive, negative, or indifferent instrument in … Continue reading My Top 10 most favorite tribute songs for mom

After 20 yrs, we’re rounding up some of the most essential films in the year 2000

As we all know, more than half of the world’s population is now on quarantine. The country with the most coronavirus cases in the USA, and since it is the world’s largest economy, all its entertainment, fiscal, and political relations are affected. News about spring and summer film releases pushing back to either autumn and winter, or even canceled for the rest of the year … Continue reading After 20 yrs, we’re rounding up some of the most essential films in the year 2000

Maine Mendoza joins the clique of phenomenal non-singing stars to release an original single

It’s been more than a year when they announced that Maine Mendoza is set to have a musical project under Universal Records. I was stunned, for I’ve seen what Maine’s singing capabilities are. Why would she yearn to release an album despite her limitations in the musical front? It has been commonplace in the Filipino entertainment industry to bank on phenomenal actors and actresses to … Continue reading Maine Mendoza joins the clique of phenomenal non-singing stars to release an original single

Unique lets us in the deeper layers of his psyche through his sophomore album, Pangalan

Listening to Unique Salonga’s sophomore effort Pangalan has transported me into the deep-seated psychedelic stream of his consciousness–sounds of isolation, clutter, disturbance, struggles. Mysterious as he is, he gives us a chance to see through him in Pangalan. That is if we puzzle out his every stance. The 8-track sophomore album won’t be an easy feat for his usual bubblegum pop-loving fans unless they’ve been … Continue reading Unique lets us in the deeper layers of his psyche through his sophomore album, Pangalan

Itaewon Class: Your inside guide to oligarchs

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: Your inside guide to oligarchs

#SundinAngPuso with Pepsi

On March 7, 2020, Pepsi Philippines held the third leg of its #PEPSITASTECHALLENGE with its campaign, #SUNDINANGPUSO, in Davao City. It was a whole day of fun games and surprises. Pepsi brought some of the hottest acts we have today: Jinho Bae, Matthaios, and SB19, and influencers Mimiyuuuh, Laureen Uy, and Alyssa Valdez. Unbeknownst to a lot of Filipinos, Pepsi is the go-to chaser for … Continue reading #SundinAngPuso with Pepsi

Max von Sydow, one of the kingpins of world cinema

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, one of the kingpins of world cinema

Getting to know I Belong to the Zoo

Interview footage by OC-Craft. As one of the breakthrough artists of 2019, I belong to the Zoo (Argee Guerrero) has a lot going on in his career. He has had several collaborations, one of them being Moira dela Torre, and currently Mayonnaise. With Argee’s sad and poignant songs, one would always be curious how those creations came to life. In August of last year, me … Continue reading Getting to know I Belong to the Zoo